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Fringe Days Four and Five – a thriller, an opera and a fond farewell

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Two more days of frenetic show-going see Rebecca queuing for a psychological thiller alongside Oxford theatre group Not Quite Write – and then talking to the play’s creator Kashyap Raja about psychology and myth. All too soon it’s Friday, and time for the final performance, Last Dream (on Earth), before it’s time to go home. […]

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Fringe Day Three – Katy Brand, brain science and pandas

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It’s Wednesday already in Edinburgh (and presumably in other places as well) and Rebecca sees an epic six shows. This means there is no time to speak to anyone else for the podcast but she gets a lot of steps in her mission to Become Fitter while doing The Sick of The Fringe. Hear her […]

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Fringe Day Two – Sofie Hagen, neurology and steps

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It’s day two of Rebecca’s marathon of show-watching in Edinburgh for ‘The Sick of the Fringe’, a Wellcome Trust project looking at the medical, psychological and mental health themes behind the performances. In today’s podcast, hear her talk introversion with fans of comedian Sofie Hagen, as well as reflecting on a shocking neurological sci-fi play […]

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Fringe Day One – Tez Ilyas, nuclear war and dinner

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Rebecca’s keeping mind and body active in Edinburgh for this year’s Festival. She is one of the writers for ‘The Sick of the Fringe’, a Wellcome Trust project looking at the medical, psychological and mental health themes and issues behind some of the performances. Join her for a podcast on day one’s shows – during […]

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Voxpod: Future World exhibition

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In this voxpod – a podcast edited from live recordings – Rebecca visits the ArtScience Museum, Singapore, to see the Future World exhibition. She finds that her children always know what’s going on much better than she does – from the exhibition theme to the way the games and experiences work. However, they all have […]

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Podcast: who was the real Lewis Carroll?

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On a warm, breezy Friday evening in Oxford, Rebecca went along to see a new musical exploring the life of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – AKA Lewis Carroll, writer of the timeless Alice tales. She came away with a head full of smiles, songs and scandal, so join her to find out more and hear from […]

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Posers Podcast 1: was William Smith the world’s unluckiest geologist?

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Was William Smith the world’s unluckiest geologist? Join Posers Rebecca Mileham and Richard O Smith – and an enormous sandwich – to find out. Recorded on location at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History – with thanks to the team there.

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