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Weekend podcast: the genesis of Succession, Marina Hyde on Suella Braverman, and life tips from a hostage negotiator
Succession creator, Jesse Armstrong, on why the show nearly didn’t happen (1m24s), Marina Hyde is amused by the idea of the home secretary being too famous to attend an online speed awareness course (15m15s), and a hostage negotiator reveals the secrets that could transform your life (23m32s).
Weekend podcast: Little Mermaid star Halle Bailey, Marina Hyde on the This Morning ‘rift’, and the bereaved sex taboo
Nothing is more important to the country right now than Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield’s alleged rift, and Marina Hyde is absolutely here for it (1m30s); in the wake of a racially-charged backlash, Halle Bailey talks about overcoming self-doubt and her soulmate sister Chlöe (8m15s); and author Kat Lister explores the stigma of grieving partners’ sexuality and the loss of sexual intimacy (25m56s).
Weekend podcast: actor Ruth Wilson, Marina Hyde on coronation protest arrests, and the man hit by lightning
Award-winning British actor Ruth Wilson considers #MeToo hypocrisy, the violence of cosmetic surgery and why she steers clear of social media (1m32s); Marina Hyde grapples with last week’s coronation protest power-play from the Met (8m48s); and Elle Hunt reveals the incredible story of one man’s struggle to rebuild his life after being struck by lightning (24m02s)
Weekend podcast: multi-platinum singer Kesha, Marina Hyde on the Post Office scandal, and coronations gone awry
Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Kesha discusses her most raw and confrontational album to date (1m35s); as the Post Office scandal continues to unfold, Marina Hyde asks why there is a deafening silence on social media (9m31s); and as the nation celebrates the new monarch, Caroline Davies considers the historic coronations that went awry (26m44s)
Weekend podcast: Chicken Shop Date’s Amelia Dimoldenberg, being the only survivor of a plane crash, and is AI getting out of control?
Amelia Dimoldenberg recounts her journey from the Chicken Shop to Vanity Fair’s Oscars party (1m19s). Artificial Intelligence keeps Google bosses up at night - so how worried should we be (18m36s)? And three decades on, the sole survivor of a plane crash reflects on how the trauma changed her (28m19s)
Every Saturday, the Weekend podcast brings some of the best Guardian writing from the week, read by talented narrators. Listen to celebrity interviews, lifestyle features, and opinions from our most popular columnists including Marina Hyde and John Crace. Weekend is the perfect way to relax.