News Bants

News Bants

Latest Episodes

News Bants Live: Summer Edition 2021
September 01, 2021

This episode was recorded in front of a live virtual audience. We discuss some of the biggest stories of the year so far, and explore a range of questions, including: Are anti-vaxxers dangerous for s

News Bants: The revelations of Dominic Cummings
June 06, 2021

In this special episode of News Bants, we discuss Dominic Cummings' appearance in front of the Commons health and science committees. How damaging is it to Boris and the Tories? Can Cummings be believed or was this just a televised ego trip?

News Bants: Politics and sleaze
June 04, 2021

In this special episode of News Bants, we discuss politics and sleaze. From the Greensill scandal to questions over the funding of Downing Street's gold wallpaper, Tory sleaze is back. But does it matter? Will it affect voters' opinions and can Labour ...

News Bants #52
March 22, 2021

Episode #52 covers these topics: The proposed 1% pay rise for NHS workers Rishi Sunak's slick videosBeattie Communications' non-inclusive post about diversityAre Covid vaccine passports inevitable?Thoughts on News UK scrapping the term 'BAME'

News Bants: Meghan and Harry on Oprah
March 09, 2021

In this special episode of News Bants, we share our perspective on Meghan and Harry's interview with Oprah Winfrey.

News Bants: The Covid vaccine and BAME communities
February 17, 2021

In this special episode of News Bants, we discuss why some Black and Minority Ethnic communities are hesitant about taking the Covid vaccine and what can be done about it.

News Bants: Live Predictions show 2021
January 31, 2021

We share our unfiltered and light-hearted predictions for news, politics and culture in 2021. This episode was recorded live in front of a remote audience.

News Bants: A review of 2020
December 29, 2020

In this special edition, we share an unfiltered and light-hearted look back on 2020 news, politics and culture. This was originally recorded as a live show for The Pros Winter Series event.

News Bants #51
December 23, 2020

Episode #51 covers these topics: Can Croydon Council rebuild trust after effectively declaring itself bankrupt?Millwall Football Club and Black Lives MatterCan celebrities persuade people to take the Covid vaccine? Happy listening!

News Bants: Lockdown 2
November 11, 2020

England has entered its second national lockdown. What impact will the government's lack of transparency on Covid data and allegations of nepotism have on the public? We also discuss whether Pfizer's vaccine will be well-received by the public.