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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.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Gadgets & Gizmos: Huawei or the highway

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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Huawei or the highway
Steve Caplin asks whether we should be worried about Chinese telecom manufacturer Huawei's plans to build part of the UK's 5G network following a warning from the US. Steve also takes a closer look at the latest car tech - something that's helped Elon Musk's Tesla to a whopping $100 billion valuation.
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Steve Caplin


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The Bigger Picture: UK global exports; Iran & Oman; Sir Roger Scruton RIP

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: UK global exports; Iran & Oman; Sir Roger Scruton RIP
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses ONS figures showing that non-EU exports are growing five times faster than those heading to the EU. He also turns his attention to the Middle East, wondering what might be the result of recent events involving Iran and looks at Oman, broker to the Iran nuclear deal, where the modernising Sultan has just died after ruling for 50 years. Lastly, he assesses the importance of the recently-deceased philosopher Sir Roger Scruton.
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Professor Tim Evans


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The Business of Film: 1917

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The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: 1917
James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office where the new #1 film is the awards-laden 1917 from Sir Sam Mendes. Little Women climbs to #2 while James also highlights Kristen Stewart's new film Seberg at a lowly #19 in the chart. He also reviews Adam Sandler in Uncut Gems although, being a Netflix movie, it has no chart ranking. For home release, he discusses Pedro Almodovar's Pain and Glory starring Antonio Banderas before touching on the staidness of the Oscar nominations.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: AB Foods, Whitbread, Boohoo & Persimmon

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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: AB Foods, Whitbread, Boohoo & Persimmon
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the recent GDP and inflation figures. He also examines company news from Associated British Foods, Whitbread, Boohoo and Persimmon. He then looks ahead to what we might expect from Easyjet, Burberry and Marston's.
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Ian Forrest


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