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Gadgets & Gizmos: Reproducing the voice of an mummified priest

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Reproducing the voice of an mummified priest
Tech guru Steve Capin discusses YouTube's ad revenues, reproducing the voice of a mummified Egyptian priest, the end to Blackberries, voice-based 3D-printed wheel nuts, an air-conditioned baseball cap, the BBC game Nightfall, a tech teacup for drawstring tea bags and the Dutch scientists who have developed a cyber heart with massive implications for the future.
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Steve Caplin


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The Business of Film: Queen & Slim

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Queen & Slim
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the UK box office, where 1917 reigns supreme for a 4th week. Queen & Slim enters at #7 with Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood at #8. The Lighthouse arrives at #10 and The Rhythm Section (establishing a US box office record) only manages #18. James recommends Judy for home release and discusses this and the other films receiving BAFTA awards.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Coronavirus, Imperial Brands, BP & Royal Mail

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Coronavirus, Imperial Brands, BP & Royal Mail
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the implications for the markets of the Coronavirus and recent events in US politics. He also looks at recent news from Imperial Brands, BP, NMC Health and Royal Mail. Looking ahead, he tells us what we might expect from RBS, TUI and Centrica.
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Ian Forrest


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The Bigger Picture: UK economy turnaround, exhausted central bankers & the limits of Xi and Putin

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: UK economy turnaround, exhausted central bankers & the limits of Xi and Putin
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses predictions that the UK economy will outperform the EU bloc after Brexit, wondering whether economics should be trusted as a hard science. With global debt said to be $188 trillion, he hears the confessions of central bankers that they have run out of ammunition. And with Xi and Putin both of an age when they could claim a bus pass, he wonder what the future holds for them and their countries.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: The Personal History of David Copperfield

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: The Personal History of David Copperfield
Ahead of the awards of the London Film Critics Circle, James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office, where 1917 is in pole position for the 3rd week. With most films grosses holding up well, The Personal History of David Copperfield enters the chart at #3. The Henry James adaptation The Turning limped in at #18. For home release, James highly recommends the 1962 Oscar-winning movie The Miracle Worker with Anne Bancroft, revealing fascinating details about its making along the way.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Shell, Unilever, BT and Diageo

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Shell, Unilever, BT and Diageo
Helal Miah of The Share Centre pores over recent company news from Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, BT and Diageo. He also looks ahead to what might be expected when BP, Vodafone, Glaxo and Compass report over the next few days.
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Helal Miah


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Moonshots

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Moonshots
Steve Caplin is in the studio with a round up of some of his best technology finds of the past week, covering everything from moon dust to suction cups. Meanwhile, in transport news Amazon is set to deploy 10,000 electric rickshaws in India as part of plans to invest $1 billion in local tech, creating one million new jobs by 2025 and you could soon see wireless charging for electric taxis in Nottingham. Steve also explains why you should always be careful to put your phone on airplane mode when you get on a flight.
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Steve Caplin


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The Bigger Picture: Labour leadership; Brexit countdown; Trump impeachment

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Labour leadership; Brexit countdown; Trump impeachment
Mike Indian, political journalist and author of the Groucho Tendency blog, is in the studio talking about the latest from the Labour leadership election with Keir Starmer and Lisa Nandy on to the ballot and left-leaning Jess Phillips dropping out. Meanwhile, John Bercow's peerage is in doubt. Mike also looks ahead to what we can expect from Brexit this year and the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump.

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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead - Fevertree, ASOS, EasyJet

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead - Fevertree, ASOS, EasyJet
Joe Healey of The Share Centre talks through the latest numbers from former flavour of the month, Fevertree, as well as Burbury, EasyJet and ASOS. He then looks ahead to what we might expect from Royal Dutch Shell and Unilever.

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The Business of Film: Just Mercy and The Farewell

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Just Mercy and The Farewell
James Cameron-Wilson looks at the latest UK box office figures, noting that World War 1 Oscars favorite 1917 is set to smash records while Will Smith's latest blockbuster Bad Boys for Life fails to live up to its predecessors. Bombshell and Just Mercy both give strong showings. For home viewing, James recommends comedy-drama The Farewell.
Guest:

James Cameron Wilson


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