The Briefing Room

The Briefing Room

David Aaronovitch and a panel of experts and insiders present in-depth explainers on big issues in the news

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Is Turkey imploding? 00:28:25 2018-08-16 21:30
Is the Student Finance System Working? 00:28:27 2018-08-09 21:30
02/08/2018 00:28:26 2018-08-02 21:30
Imran Khan and Pakistan: what's going to change? 00:28:48 2018-07-26 21:30
What does the UK want from the EU? 00:28:31 2018-07-19 21:00
Trump vs NATO 00:28:44 2018-07-12 21:31
Brexit decision time 00:28:27 2018-07-05 21:30
Why are the British Armed Forces short of personnel? 00:28:51 2018-05-31 22:48
Could Italy bring down the European Union? 00:28:51 2018-05-24 21:30
Macron: One Year On 00:29:02 2018-05-17 21:30
Is the Home Office a problem department? 00:28:28 2018-05-03 21:30
What is the problem with plastic? 00:28:29 2018-04-26 21:02
A new Cold War? 00:28:41 2018-04-19 21:30
Violent Crime 00:28:48 2018-04-12 21:30
Can you win a trade war? 00:28:39 2018-04-05 21:30
The EU after Brexit – A special programme together with The Bottom Line 00:55:16 2018-03-29 22:00
The Mueller Indictment 00:28:30 2018-02-22 21:30
Is ISIS still a threat? 00:28:40 2018-02-15 21:30
Is Your Local Council Going Bust? 00:28:44 2018-02-08 21:30
Britain, China and the new Silk Road 00:28:29 2018-02-01 21:30
Syria: who wants what from the conflict? 00:28:43 2018-01-25 21:29
John Worboys: Understanding the Parole Board 00:28:42 2018-01-18 21:30
Would you pay more for the NHS? 00:28:29 2018-01-11 21:30
Who are the protesters in Iran and what do they want? 00:28:45 2018-01-04 21:30
Correspondents Look Ahead 00:47:03 2017-12-29 21:30
What Next for the Democrats? 00:28:28 2017-12-28 21:30
President Trump's End of Year Report 00:29:15 2017-12-21 21:30
What's Russia up to? 00:28:22 2017-12-14 21:00
May's Brexit Dilemma 00:28:33 2017-12-07 21:55
Saudi Arabia's Radical Crown Prince 00:28:17 2017-11-30 21:30
A world without antibiotics? 00:28:32 2017-10-26 21:30
President Xi and the Chinese Dream 00:28:15 2017-10-19 21:30
Capitalism in Crisis 00:28:32 2017-10-12 21:30
Could Spain split? 00:28:16 2017-10-06 10:38
Is Big Tech Out of Control? 00:28:26 2017-09-28 21:30
Why are Myanmar's Rohingya persecuted? 00:28:21 2017-09-21 21:30
What are the consequences of lifting the public sector pay cap? 00:28:21 2017-09-14 21:30
What does the EU want from Brexit? 00:28:13 2017-09-07 21:30
The North Korean Missile Threat 00:28:15 2017-08-31 21:30
The AI Revolution 00:28:11 2017-08-24 21:30
The Far Right in America 00:27:51 2017-08-17 21:20
Is Venezuela on the brink of collapse? 00:28:07 2017-08-10 21:30
A Great Day at the White House? 00:28:36 2017-08-04 10:03
Why is there still a migrant crisis in Europe? 00:28:02 2017-07-28 12:18
The Crisis in Conservatism 00:28:13 2017-07-20 21:30
Where does Labour stand on Brexit? 00:27:51 2017-07-13 21:30
The Cost of Abandoning Austerity 00:28:11 2017-07-06 21:30
Labour's Election Result: A Successful Failure? 00:28:09 2017-06-15 21:36
Trump, Russia and the FBI 00:28:26 2017-05-18 21:30
How Do We Pay for the UK? 00:28:34 2017-05-11 21:30
How Does France Work? 00:28:26 2017-05-04 21:30
The Problem of North Korea 00:28:09 2017-04-27 22:00
Snap General Election 00:28:32 2017-04-20 21:30
Should we worry about Turkey? 00:27:59 2017-04-13 21:30
Can the NHS Survive? 00:28:20 2017-04-06 21:30
Britain's Broken Housing Market 00:28:35 2017-03-02 21:31
Does IS Need a State? 00:28:23 2017-02-23 21:15
Is It Time to Renationalise the Railways? 00:28:23 2017-02-16 21:30
Trump and Trade 00:36:18 2017-02-09 21:30
Trump and the Economy 00:27:58 2017-02-02 21:30
India's Bonfire of the Bank Notes 00:28:14 2017-01-26 21:15
Drugs in West Yorkshire 00:28:07 2017-01-19 21:30
Aleppo: After the Evacuation 00:28:02 2017-01-12 21:30
Liberalism's Horrible Year 00:28:02 2016-12-22 21:31
Yemen: A Global Conflict 00:27:43 2016-12-15 21:30
The Prison Problem 00:27:50 2016-12-08 21:00
The Investigatory Powers Act a.k.a The Snoopers' Charter 00:28:01 2016-12-01 21:00
VIP Sex Abuse Allegations 00:28:01 2016-11-24 21:30
Infrastructure: The Roads to Recovery? 00:27:37 2016-10-20 21:30
Black Lives Matter UK 00:28:10 2016-10-13 21:30
Europe's Illiberal Democracies 00:28:11 2016-10-06 21:15
Quantitative Easing 00:27:17 2016-09-29 21:15
A Ceasefire in Syria? 00:27:44 2016-09-22 21:30
Trump and Putin 00:29:04 2016-09-15 21:30
Trotsky, Trotskyism and Trotskyites 00:27:47 2016-09-08 21:30
Jesse Morton: The Jihadi Who Changed His Mind 00:28:11 2016-09-01 21:30
Milo Yiannopoulos and the Alt-Right 00:28:44 2016-08-25 21:30
Grammar Schools 00:27:45 2016-08-18 21:30
Who are the Special Forces? 00:28:33 2016-08-11 21:30
Britain's Nuclear Dream 00:28:29 2016-08-04 21:30
What Do Remainers Feel Now? 00:28:31 2016-07-28 21:30
Fethullah Gulen and Turkey's Failed Coup 00:28:11 2016-07-21 21:30
The Truth About BHS 00:28:15 2016-07-15 13:53
Why Did People Vote Leave? 00:28:24 2016-07-14 21:30
The Chilcot Report: The Source Who Lied 00:28:14 2016-07-07 21:30
Immigration: Why Did it Rise? 00:27:41 2016-06-30 21:30
The New IRA 00:28:17 2016-05-26 21:30
Anti-Semitism on the Left 00:28:21 2016-05-19 21:30