Programmes

Programme Listing 2018

Audiobook: Superinvestors

In a new partnership with publishers Harriman House, Share Radio has produced its first audiobook 'Superinvestors', written by Matthew Partridge and read by some of Share Radio's best known presenters. 'Superinvestors' lays bare the investing secrets of legendary investors - from early 20th-century figures such as Benjamin Graham and John Maynard Keynes, through to more modern names such as Anthony Bolton and Warren Buffett.

Best Of Share Radio

We select the best bits of our output, so you don't miss a thing.

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture is Simon Rose at his presenting best. He regularly enjoys digging behind the headlines to find the really interesting stories that are being talked about by economists and think-tanks which are helping to shape the conversations in Whitehall. From the Adam Smith Institute to the Taxpayers Alliance, to the wonderful Professors Steve Keen and Tim Evans, Simon brings the latest political and economic thinking into sharp focus.

Book Review

In our 'Book Review' slot, we invite top authors into the Share Radio studios. No topic escapes our attention, from share trading to French history and everything else in between. We are always looking for interesting authors, so do get in touch.

Simon Rose

The Business Of Film

Fridays from 18:30 to 19:00

With Simon Rose

The Business Of Film

James Cameron-Wilson our regular money man talks us through the films doing the business at the box office, and Simon Rose interviews screenwriters, producers and directors.

Company Casebook

Our half-hour business documentary series where we go behind the scenes of interesting companies both large and small, looking for the human stories behind the financial numbers and analysing the who, why, where, what and when of business at the sharp end.

Economist Questions

This series of interviews and discussion pieces asks the kinds of questions we would expect of a typical economist. In the series, Peter will tackle issues such as discrimination; whether there is a role for unions in the gig economy; what we might be able to do to alleviate London’s accommodation crisis and what is wrong with the UK education system. Through discussion with experts, the show will help to inform listeners about the key issues that matter in these debates.

Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos

Mondays from 18:30 to 19:00

With Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos

Stocks may rise and fall, businesses may boom and bust, but gadgets keep appearing at an ever-increasing rate. Share Radio’s Gadgets & Gizmos show explores the latest technological innovations, from the indispensable to the downright ridiculous. Show host Simon Rose and technology editor Steve Caplin take a weekly humorous look at what’s on offer, featuring both existing products and those whose inventors utilise crowdfunding platforms to make them a reality. Through its 100-plus shows, Gadgets & Gizmos has delved into the world of wifi, Bluetooth and exploding lithium batteries, reviewing gadgets of interest and ridiculing those that should never have got off the drawing board. Where some financial journalists tell you how to make your money grow, Gadgets & Gizmos tells you how to spend it – and when not to.

The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles

Economic history is a much loved and slightly neglected area of radio programming. We hope to redress this with our current affairs series ‘The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles'

IEA show

The IEA is the UK’s original free-market think-tank, founded in 1955. Its mission is to improve understanding of the fundamental institutions of a free society by analysing and expounding the role of markets in solving economic and social problems. Given the current economic challenges facing Britain and the wider global environment, it is more vital than ever that The IEA promotes the intellectual case for a free economy, low taxes, freedom in education, health and welfare and lower levels of regulation. The IEA also challenges people to think about the correct role of institutions, property rights and the rule of law in creating a society that fosters innovation, entrepreneurship and the efficient use of environmental resources.