The Guardian's Audio Long Reads

The Guardian's Audio Long Reads

The Guardian's Audio Long Reads podcasts are a selection of the  Guardian’s long read articles which are published in the paper and online. It gives you the opportunity to get on with your day whilst listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer: in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more.

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
From Game of Thrones to The Crown: the woman who turns actors into stars – podcast 00:36:20 2018-05-18 13:00
Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram – podcast 00:28:42 2018-05-14 13:00
The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football hooligans – podcast 00:32:16 2018-05-11 13:00
How babies learn, and why robots can’t compete – podcast 00:27:26 2018-05-07 13:00
Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis, and points the way out – podcast 00:27:55 2018-05-04 13:00
How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley – podcast 00:32:23 2018-04-30 13:00
How much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wage – podcast 00:41:31 2018-04-27 13:00
The murder that shook Iceland – podcast 00:32:27 2018-04-20 13:00
Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world – podcast 00:29:25 2018-04-16 13:00
Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world – podcast 00:29:25 2018-04-16 13:00
Two minutes to midnight: did the US miss its chance to stop North Korea’s nuclear programme? – podcast 00:34:06 2018-04-13 13:00
Why I’m suing over my dream internship – podcast 00:29:36 2018-04-06 13:00
Perfect prams for perfect parents: the rise of the bougie buggy – podcast 00:26:48 2018-03-30 13:00
Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand – podcast 00:38:00 2018-03-26 13:00
How many murders can a police informer get away with? – podcast 00:38:35 2018-03-23 13:00
The male glance: how we fail to take women’s stories seriously – podcast 00:27:43 2018-03-19 13:00
Inside the OED: can the world’s biggest dictionary survive the internet? – podcast 00:31:32 2018-03-16 13:00
Yes, bacon really is killing us – podcast 00:36:47 2018-03-12 13:01
The fascist movement that has brought Mussolini back to the mainstream – podcast 00:38:18 2018-03-09 13:00
‘I could hear things, and I could feel terrible pain’: when anaesthesia fails – podcast 00:30:53 2018-03-05 13:00
The brutal world of sheep fighting: the illegal sport beloved by Algeria’s 'lost generation' – podcast 00:38:48 2018-03-02 13:00
The fight for the right to be a Muslim in America – podcast 00:52:23 2018-02-26 13:00
Searching for an Alzheimer’s cure while my father slips away – podcast 00:31:29 2018-02-23 13:00
Talk is cheap: the myth of the focus group – podcast 00:26:43 2018-02-19 13:00
Murder in Hampstead: did a secret trial put the wrong man in jail? – podcast 00:26:04 2018-02-16 13:00
The cult of Mary Beard – podcast 00:40:45 2018-02-09 13:00
Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs – podcast 00:33:01 2018-02-05 13:00
The diabolical genius of the baby advice industry – podcast 00:32:40 2018-02-02 13:00
How a new technology is changing the lives of people who cannot speak – podcast 00:34:50 2018-01-29 13:00
The YouTube star who fought back against revenge porn and won – podcast 00:42:13 2018-01-26 13:00
How I let drinking take over my life – podcast 00:25:07 2018-01-22 13:00
How the sandwich consumed Britain – podcast 00:37:30 2018-01-19 13:00
‘A tale of decay’: the Houses of Parliament are falling down – podcast 00:31:43 2018-01-15 13:00
‘A different dimension of loss’: inside the great insect die-off – podcast 00:27:05 2018-01-09 15:54
Manchester City’s plan for global domination – podcast 00:33:22 2018-01-05 13:00
‘We believe you harmed your child’: the war over shaken baby convictions – podcast 00:43:12 2017-12-29 13:00
From inboxing to thought showers: how business bullshit took over – podcast 00:25:33 2017-12-22 13:00
After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing – podcast 00:57:11 2017-12-15 13:00
A mission for journalism in a time of crisis – podcast 00:43:18 2017-12-08 13:00
How Trump walked into Putin’s web – podcast 00:39:19 2017-12-04 14:53
How Britain did Gaddafi’s dirty work – podcast 00:37:33 2017-12-01 13:00
How to sell a country: the booming business of nation branding – podcast 00:40:40 2017-11-24 13:00
How colonial violence came home: the ugly truth of the first world war – podcast 00:36:38 2017-11-20 13:00
The wilderness years: how Labour’s left survived to conquer – podcast 00:41:54 2017-11-17 13:00
Coders of the world, unite: can Silicon Valley workers curb the power of Big Tech? – podcast 00:42:12 2017-11-13 13:30
‘Reality shrivels. This is your life now’: 88 days trapped in bed to save a pregnancy – podcast 00:34:30 2017-11-10 13:00
The war against Pope Francis – podcast 00:33:12 2017-11-06 13:48
Orbiting Jupiter: my week with Emmanuel Macron – podcast 00:37:39 2017-11-03 13:00
The scientists persuading terrorists to spill their secrets – podcast 00:40:13 2017-10-30 13:00
Why can’t we cure the common cold? – podcast 00:32:29 2017-10-27 13:00
The science of spying: how the CIA secretly recruits academics – podcast 00:25:58 2017-10-23 13:00
We should have seen Trump coming – podcast 00:23:16 2017-10-20 13:00
Why do we feel so guilty all the time? – podcast 00:23:58 2017-10-16 14:03
The father who went undercover to find his son’s killers – podcast 00:42:57 2017-10-13 13:00
The inside story of Labour’s election shock – podcast 00:36:06 2017-10-09 13:54
This island is not for sale: how Eigg fought back – podcast 00:29:02 2017-10-06 13:00
Facebook’s war on free will – podcast 00:33:47 2017-10-02 13:38
How a tax haven is leading the race to privatise space – podcast 00:38:36 2017-09-29 13:00
How science found a way to help coma patients communicate – podcast 00:21:31 2017-09-25 19:02
Keyboard warrior: the British hacker fighting for his life – podcast 00:38:00 2017-09-22 13:00
Trojan horse: the real story behind the fake 'Islamic plot' to take over schools – podcast 00:56:39 2017-09-18 13:00
The last Nazi hunters – podcast 00:33:35 2017-09-11 13:00
The first social media suicide – podcast 00:34:07 2017-09-08 13:00
Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world – podcast 00:29:26 2017-09-04 13:00
The school beneath the wave: the unimaginable tragedy of Japan’s tsunami – podcast 00:32:38 2017-09-01 13:00
Why we fell for clean eating – podcast 00:40:39 2017-08-28 15:00
Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice? – podcast 00:33:06 2017-08-25 13:00
What is a black professor in America allowed to say? – podcast 00:42:59 2017-08-21 13:00
Unlearning the myth of American innocence – podcast 00:36:58 2017-08-18 13:00
Is the world really better than ever? – podcast 00:34:52 2017-08-14 14:12
Where global warming gets real: inside Nasa’s mission to the north pole – podcast 00:40:29 2017-08-11 13:00
The real cost of regeneration – podcast 00:32:24 2017-08-04 13:00
Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world 00:36:33 2017-07-31 13:32
When life is a fate worse than death – podcast 00:25:37 2017-07-28 13:00
How climate change scepticism turned into something more dangerous – podcast 00:33:29 2017-07-24 13:00
Naomi Klein: how power profits from disaster – podcast 00:29:28 2017-07-21 13:00
The age of banter – podcast 00:41:17 2017-07-14 13:00
Being Donald Trump: the life of an impersonator – podcast 00:35:17 2017-07-10 13:39
Is the big business of scientific publishing bad for science? – podcast 00:44:51 2017-07-07 13:00
How the MoD’s plan to privatise military housing ended in disaster – podcast 00:36:44 2017-07-03 15:20
How Nicholas Serota’s Tate changed Britain – podcast 00:44:08 2017-06-30 13:00
'A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene – podcast 00:38:43 2017-06-26 13:03
A shock to the system: how Corbyn changed the rules of British politics – podcast 00:31:01 2017-06-23 13:00
Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? – podcast 00:21:11 2017-06-19 12:54
‘Kill them, kill them, kill them’: the volunteer army plotting to wipe out Britain’s grey squirrels – podcast 00:36:41 2017-06-16 13:25
Operation Car Wash: Is this the biggest corruption scandal in history? – podcast 00:38:51 2017-06-12 13:41
Robot hearts: medicine’s new frontier - podcast 00:34:37 2017-06-09 13:00
Accelerationism: how a fringe philosophy predicted the future we live in – podcast 00:44:53 2017-06-05 13:57
Israel-Palestine: the real reason there’s still no peace - podcast 00:29:25 2017-06-02 13:00
'Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race' – podcast 00:30:59 2017-05-31 12:10
Grammar schools: back to the bad old days of inequality – podcast 00:28:02 2017-05-22 18:56
Bish-bash-bosh: how Phyllida Barlow conquered the art world at 73 – podcast 00:32:09 2017-05-19 13:32
Where oil rigs go to die – podcast 01:06:00 2017-05-12 14:09
How rich hippies and developers went to war over Instagram’s favourite beach – podcast 00:29:39 2017-05-10 12:22
The race to build the world’s first sex robot – podcast 00:38:39 2017-05-05 18:40
Confessions of a reluctant gentrifier – podcast 00:33:42 2017-05-01 17:37
God in the machine: my strange journey into transhumanism – podcast 00:33:35 2017-04-28 12:41
The myth of the ‘lone wolf’ terrorist – podcast 00:30:07 2017-04-24 16:50
Kidnapped, tortured and thrown in jail: my 70 days in Sudan – podcast 00:33:16 2017-04-21 17:29
The struggle to be British: my life as a second-class citizen – podcast 00:28:24 2017-04-17 12:51
Into the woods: how one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years – podcast 00:29:56 2017-04-10 13:16
The inside story of the Tory election scandal – podcast 00:46:17 2017-04-07 13:31
Is it too late to save Hong Kong from Beijing’s authoritarian grasp? – podcast 00:35:15 2017-04-03 17:07
Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option – podcast 00:32:17 2017-03-31 12:42
Going underground: inside the world of the mole-catchers – podcast 00:31:25 2017-03-27 13:33
Can we trust the Rorschach test? – podcast 00:34:47 2017-03-24 12:49
'London Bridge is down': the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death – podcast 00:44:59 2017-03-20 16:49
How technology gets us hooked – podcast 00:27:13 2017-03-14 14:34
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world one puffer jacket at a time – podcast 00:37:47 2017-03-10 13:32
PPE: the Oxford degree that runs Britain – podcast 00:38:15 2017-03-06 12:00
Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin – podcast 00:38:33 2017-03-03 12:35
The hi-tech war on science fraud – podcast 00:38:06 2017-02-27 11:21
Total recall: the people who never forget – podcast 00:43:26 2017-02-24 12:37
Wiley: the enigmatic Godfather of Grime – podcast 00:36:22 2017-02-21 11:44
The man who could make Marine Le Pen president of France - podcast 00:35:43 2017-02-17 17:44
The man who could make Marine Le Pen president of France - podcast 00:36:14 2017-02-17 17:44
Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer – podcast 00:21:16 2017-02-13 12:00
The spy who couldn’t spell: how the biggest heist in the history of US espionage was foiled – podcast 00:35:00 2017-02-10 12:00
How statistics lost their power, and why we should fear what comes next - podcast 00:39:23 2017-02-06 12:58
Who killed the great British curry house? – podcast 00:42:11 2017-02-03 12:00
‘Is this what the west is really like?’ How it felt to leave China for Britain – podcast 00:36:29 2017-01-30 12:27
Among the ghosts of Cambodia’s killing fields: on the set of Angelina Jolie’s new film – podcast 00:32:02 2017-01-27 12:00
The neo-Nazi murder trial revealing Germany's darkest secrets – podcast 00:41:00 2017-01-23 12:05
Fifa: the video game that changed football – podcast 00:33:30 2017-01-20 12:00
Alan Yentob: the last impresario – podcast 00:44:43 2017-01-16 12:25
Why time management is ruining our lives – podcast 00:32:04 2017-01-13 12:00
The big gamble: the dangerous world of British betting shops – podcast 00:58:02 2017-01-06 12:00
Latin America’s Schindler: a forgotten hero of the 20th century – podcast 00:36:20 2016-12-30 12:00
Remembrance of tastes past: Syria’s disappearing food culture – podcast 00:31:11 2016-12-23 12:00
Political correctness: how the right invented a phantom enemy – podcast 00:35:21 2016-12-19 12:14
Inside Italy’s ultras: the dangerous fans who control the game – podcast 00:33:23 2016-12-16 12:23
Death row: the lawyer who keeps losing – podcast 00:44:17 2016-12-13 14:03
The hygge conspiracy – podcast 00:40:22 2016-12-09 12:34
Life with migraines: ‘It feels like a creature is pushing itself through my skull’ – podcast 00:28:56 2016-12-05 12:34
The shocking murder of Spain’s most flamboyant politician – podcast 00:37:44 2016-12-02 13:30
How the education gap is tearing politics apart – podcast 00:28:44 2016-11-29 17:34
The ruthlessly effective rebranding of Europe’s new far right – podcast 00:41:45 2016-11-25 13:33
Still ticking: The improbable survival of the luxury watch business – podcast 00:37:08 2016-11-21 12:49
A lynching in Georgia: the living memorial to America’s history of racist violence – podcast 00:40:26 2016-11-18 12:07
Revenge of the tabloids – podcast 00:47:59 2016-11-14 12:08
The cult of the expert and how it collapsed - podcast 00:35:22 2016-11-11 12:21
Is China’s gaokao the world’s toughest school exam? – podcast 00:32:58 2016-11-04 11:59
Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster – podcast 00:32:36 2016-10-31 17:11
The man who brought you Brexit - podcast 00:40:48 2016-10-28 14:00
Liquid assets: how the business of bottled water went mad – podcast 00:36:44 2016-10-24 13:41
Who murdered Giulio Regeni? – Audio Long Reads podcast 00:37:59 2016-10-21 12:10
What the cleaner saw: secrets of strangers' apartments – podcast 00:24:02 2016-10-17 12:01
Man v rat: could the long war soon be over? – podcast 00:36:31 2016-10-14 11:55
The race to save a dying language – podcast 00:29:19 2016-10-03 12:06
Fear of the light: why we need darkness - podcast 00:29:01 2016-09-30 11:50
Truth, beauty and annihilation: my quest for chess mastery – podcast 00:25:24 2016-09-26 15:38
Does the left have a future? – podcast 00:31:44 2016-09-23 12:08
How the ‘Great Paradox’ of American politics holds the secret to Trump’s success – podcast 00:36:42 2016-09-19 12:18
Welcome to demokrasi: how Erdoğan got more popular than ever – Audio Long Reads podcast 00:37:20 2016-09-16 11:59
The perils of being your own doctor – podcast 00:31:42 2016-09-12 14:53
Notorious Victoria: the first woman to run for president – podcast 00:29:57 2016-09-09 12:57
The dark history of Donald Trump's rightwing revolt – podcast 00:40:11 2016-09-02 12:59
How did one of the worst paedophiles in history get away with his crimes? – podcast 00:37:55 2016-08-15 15:08
The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group - podcast 00:27:43 2016-08-05 14:18
Magic out of mould: inside the world’s wildest restaurant – podcast 00:39:00 2016-07-29 12:42
How technology disrupted the truth – podcast 00:37:26 2016-07-22 12:30
How remain failed: the inside story of a doomed campaign – podcast 00:42:55 2016-07-15 13:07
Is this the world’s most radical mayor? – podcast 00:30:28 2016-07-11 12:57
Brexit: a disaster decades in the making – podcast 00:31:16 2016-07-08 11:58
The fall: how diving became football’s worst crime – podcast 00:30:31 2016-07-04 11:54
Europhobia: a very British problem – podcast 00:27:35 2016-07-01 11:46
Welcome to the age of Trump 00:35:50 2016-06-24 12:13
A radical approach to gun crime: paying people not to kill each other 00:46:20 2016-06-20 12:04
The foul reign of the biological clock 00:31:59 2016-06-17 13:45
The retired cops investigating unsolved murders in one of America’s most violent cities 00:37:50 2016-06-13 12:23
How Uber conquered London 00:44:01 2016-06-10 16:49
The gangsters on England's doorstep 00:42:35 2016-06-06 13:27
How the Pentagon punished NSA whistleblowers 00:32:43 2016-06-03 12:41
The inside story of Facebook’s biggest setback 00:38:13 2016-05-30 12:37
‘That thing gnawing away at all of us’: Calais and the shantytown on its doorstep 00:32:57 2016-05-27 12:46
Tudormania: Why can’t we get over it? 00:29:33 2016-05-23 11:55
The shelter that gives wine to alcoholics 00:37:59 2016-05-16 11:39
The clean, green and slightly bonkers world of CBeebies 00:25:51 2016-05-13 12:07
Offshore in central London: the curious case of 29 Harley Street 00:31:56 2016-05-06 13:19
The lawyer who takes the cases no one wants 00:37:38 2016-05-03 12:31
How Boots went rogue 00:43:43 2016-04-29 11:53
Ugg: the look that refused to die 00:32:56 2016-04-25 14:00
The sugar conspiracy 00:43:49 2016-04-22 12:59
The aggressive, outrageous, infuriating (and ingenious) rise of BrewDog 00:40:39 2016-04-15 12:19
‘Fitbit for your period’: the rise of fertility tracking 00:35:42 2016-04-11 15:48
The missing: what have they done with our sons? 00:41:19 2016-04-08 12:40
Death by gentrification: the killing that shamed San Francisco 00:30:54 2016-04-04 13:10
Welcome to the land that no country wants 00:37:07 2016-04-01 13:22
Cancer cons, phoney accidents and fake deaths: meet the internet hoax buster 00:36:05 2016-03-28 13:27
My uncle and heroin: ‘What surprises me most – you have no teeth’ 00:43:57 2016-03-25 12:59
What should we do about paedophiles? 00:34:58 2016-03-21 13:20
The cult of memory: when history does more harm than good 00:28:05 2016-03-18 12:58
How the changing media is changing terrorism 00:37:36 2016-03-14 13:22
The Black Fish: undercover with the vigilantes fighting organised crime at sea 00:38:22 2016-03-11 11:43
Trident: the British question 01:19:29 2016-03-04 11:48
The conspiracy theorists who have taken over Poland 00:42:14 2016-02-29 11:30
Join us or die: the birth of Boko Haram 00:31:01 2016-02-26 12:29
Death of a troll 00:37:39 2016-02-22 12:49
The sting: an American drugs bust in west Africa 00:35:51 2016-02-19 13:29
The most potent, permanent and elusive figure in British politics 00:37:42 2016-02-15 13:26
Why did two parents murder their adopted child? 00:33:36 2016-02-12 12:23
Big Pharma’s worst nightmare 00:36:21 2016-02-05 11:49
Katie Mitchell, British theatre’s queen in exile 00:37:48 2016-02-01 12:03
Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder 00:45:01 2016-01-29 12:14
Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud 00:32:00 2016-01-25 16:44
No diet, no detox: how to relearn the art of eating 00:25:20 2016-01-22 13:32
What science doesn’t know about the menopause 00:38:51 2016-01-18 17:17
The Machiavelli of Maryland 00:44:13 2016-01-15 13:15
The fall of Jersey: how a tax haven goes bust - Podcast 00:35:12 2016-01-11 14:17
The devil and José Mourinho - Podcast 00:42:03 2016-01-08 13:29
The scheme to transform a remote island into the new Dubai - Podcast 00:36:16 2016-01-04 13:39