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The Business of Film: Dolittle

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Dolittle
James Cameron-Wilson on the UK box office, where Dolittle has knocked the garlanded 1917 off its #1 perch. Birds of Prey enters at #2 with Parasite, the South Korean Best Film Oscar-winner in at #4. James also reviews Under Water, which didn't make the top ten, before turning his attention to the recent Oscars.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Centrica, Barclays, Ocado & RELX

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Centrica, Barclays, Ocado & RELX
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks back at recent company news from Centrica, Barclays, Ocado and RELX. And with bank reporting season in full flow, he looks ahead to forthcoming results from HSBC and Lloyds Bank as well as the troubled Pearson.
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graham spooner


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Artistic handcart causes Berlin Google traffic chaos

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Artistic handcart causes Berlin Google traffic chaos
Steve Caplin discusses an artist with the handcart who caused traffic chaos via Google in Berlin, how alarms can harm our sleep, an AR contact lens with massive implications, how fingerprints can now be dated, a new app that can record from multiple iPhone cameras, a tiny reusable shopping bag, scratch’n’sniff patches for vegetarians missing bacon and how Fitbits could predict flu outbreaks.
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Steve Caplin


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The Bigger Picture: US State of the Union, post-Brexit decision-making & Labour leadership

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: US State of the Union, post-Brexit decision-making & Labour leadership
Political commentator Mike Indian looks across the pond, discussing Trump's State of the Union address, his impeachment acquittal and the Iowa caucuses. Back home, with Brexit now achieved, what can we expect from an EU trade deal and how are decisions such as that regarding Huawei likely to be received? With the SNP under pressure with another sex scandal, he looks at the Labour leadership election and asks if Emily Thornberry has run out of road?
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Mike Indian


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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.
Guest:

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

Simon Rose
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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.
Guest:

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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