James O'Brien - The Whole Show

James O'Brien - The Whole Show

By LBC

Listen to James O'Brien's phone-in show, which will make you think - and possibly change your outlook on the big stories.

Episodes

Paying tribute to MPs and the work they do

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18/10/212h 15m

Eton in lockdown

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15/10/212h 16m

Ranking Bezos, Branson and Musk

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14/10/212h 16m

Britannia waives the rules

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13/10/212h 15m

The worst public health failure, ever

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12/10/212h 15m

Social conditioning with children's toys

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11/10/212h 16m

Statues of slavers in the City of London

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08/10/211h 56m

What I have in common with right-wing thinktanks

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07/10/212h 22m

What's £20 to someone worth £200 million?

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06/10/212h 27m

Who's to blame?

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05/10/212h 15m

Why businesses suffering is actually a good thing

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04/10/212h 15m

Women advised to wave down a bus if stopped by police

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01/10/212h 16m

The escalation of predatory behaviour

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01/10/212h 20m

How do you explain the fuel crisis?

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29/09/213h 0m

Was Angela Rayner wrong?

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27/09/212h 15m

Aunty Dorris calls in

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24/09/212h 17m

Decriminalisation of class A drugs

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23/09/212h 11m

Starmer's right, isn't he?

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22/09/212h 19m

Martin Lewis on the energy crisis

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21/09/212h 15m

What's going on in your house?

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20/09/212h 16m

The Brexit dividend? Imperial units of measurement

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17/09/212h 15m

British television only

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16/09/212h 16m

Boris Johnson begins the reshuffle

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15/09/212h 21m

Vaccinating 12-15 year olds

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14/09/212h 19m

Climate protestors on the M25

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13/09/212h 15m

How has your world changed since 9/11?

How has your world changed since 9/11?
10/09/212h 17m

Gavin Williamson mixes up Marcus and Maro

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09/09/212h 16m

Labour needs a streetfighter

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08/09/212h 22m

The PM announces his social care plan

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07/09/212h 20m

What's going to happen?

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06/09/212h 15m

What's so great about Abba?

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03/09/212h 15m

What should Extinction Rebellion be doing?

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02/09/212h 16m

How can the Afghanistan evacuation be considered a 'success'?

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01/09/212h 16m

We told foreigners to leave - and they did

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31/08/212h 21m

Could we have responded like New Zealand?

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12/08/212h 19m

Masks and toxic masculinity

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11/08/212h 19m

A Level grade inflation

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10/08/212h 18m

When was your penny drop moment on climate change?

When was your penny drop moment on climate change?
09/08/212h 22m

What was the impact on your community of the closure of mines?

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06/08/212h 8m

The war in Afghanistan

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05/08/212h 16m

Classified documents at a Kentish bus stop

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04/08/212h 14m

The most confusing travel policy on the planet

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03/08/212h 16m

Trans athletes at the Olympics

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02/08/212h 14m

Institutional racism and the police

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30/07/212h 15m

Accents: dialled up or down?

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29/07/212h 16m

Simone Biles opens up on her mental health issues

Simone Biles opens up on her mental health issues
28/07/212h 16m

The gully suckers are coming to town

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27/07/212h 16m

Should we be talking about anti-vaxxers?

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26/07/212h 15m

The Mayor of London takes your calls

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23/07/212h 30m

How do we solve issues in the supply chain during the pandemic?

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23/07/212h 17m

Will the interview with Dominic Cummings have any impact?

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21/07/212h 23m

Dominic Cummings presents more evidence of Boris Johnson's shortcomings

Dominic Cummings presents more evidence of Boris Johnson's shortcomings
20/07/212h 17m

Boris Johnson announces Freedom Day whilst in self-isolation

Boris Johnson announces Freedom Day whilst in self-isolation
20/07/212h 18m

What will happen on Monday?

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16/07/212h 14m

Jamie Oliver phones in

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15/07/212h 16m

Sadiq wants masks and Shapps agrees

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14/07/212h 23m

Priti Patel humiliated by Tyrone Mings

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13/07/212h 16m

Currying favour with Brexit Hardman

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12/07/212h 19m

Is the app messing up your life?

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09/07/212h 15m

What makes this England squad different?

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08/07/212h 19m

Who's in charge here?

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07/07/212h 22m

Say something about what's going on

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06/07/212h 15m

Infections go up, masks come off

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05/07/212h 15m

Is pinging fit for purpose?

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02/07/212h 14m

Did the Whitty harasser need to lose his job?

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01/07/212h 19m

Introducing 'I've Been Thinking with Peter Frankopan'

Hi, James O'Brien listener, We’ve got another brand new podcast we think you’ll enjoy. ‘I’ve Been Thinking’ is a new weekly show hosted by Peter Frankopan. As well as being a best-selling author (Silk Roads), Professor of Global History and Oxford and voted as one of the World’s Top 50 Thinkers, Peter uses this podcast to speak with some incredible guests looking at topics from around the world that help understand and explain the past, present and future. Guests include former Director of the FBI James Comey and Chinese artist & activist Ai Weiwei. This is a taster of what you can expect from the show. If you like what you hear please search for I’ve Been Thinking with Peter Frankopan on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts.
01/07/212m 42s

Could Iain Duncan Smith be right?

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30/06/212h 22m

What should the police have done?

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29/06/212h 16m

Have the sands shifted?

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28/06/212h 18m

Amazon, the Euros and the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival

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22/06/212h 17m

Indyref2: should Scots, not in Scotland, get a vote?

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21/06/212h 18m

Working from Home?

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17/06/212h 16m

Daniel Morgan, and *those* whatsapps

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16/06/212h 24m

Covid in schools?

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15/06/212h 25m

Are we easing?

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14/06/212h 19m

Do you hate your job?

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11/06/212h 16m

Introducing ‘If It Bleeds It Leads’

Hi James O'Brien fans – we have a new True Crime podcast we think you’ll enjoy called ‘If It Bleeds It Leads’   Could you be a criminal? What separates the way you think, from the criminal mind? Join the world’s leading professor of criminology, Prof. David Wilson and star of Silent Witness Emilia Fox as they discover what’s really going on behind some of the most notorious crimes.   What do you do with have-a-go heroes who try to stop you robbing a bank? What's it like inside an escalating prison riot? And how do you deal with Britain’s most infamous hitman telling you he's been ordered to kill you? In this podcast series you’ll hear from offenders, the police, crime experts and investigators as we delve into the workings of the criminal mind.   Here’s a sneaky peak and the first Episode drops on Monday 14th June. If you like what you hear search for ‘If It Bleeds It Leads’ on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts.
11/06/212m 57s

Matt Hancock appears at Select Committee

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10/06/212h 16m

Students vote to remove picture of The Queen

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09/06/212h 21m

NHS Staff burnout

What is burnout like if you are working in the NHS? How bad is it? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
08/06/212h 16m

The booing continues

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07/06/212h 16m

Freedom day?

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28/05/212h 17m

The room where it happened...

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27/05/212h 18m

Cummings Showdown

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26/05/212h 21m

There were three of us in this marriage

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21/05/212h 16m

Amber?

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20/05/212h 19m

Farming..Holidays..PMQs

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19/05/212h 23m

Holidays?

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18/05/212h 18m

Antisemitism

Four men have been arrested by officers investigating a video that appeared to show antisemitic abuse being shouted from a car in north London. The fleet flew Palestinian flags. In other news: 18 people are in hospital in Bolton with coronavirus; all of them were eligible for the jab. And LBC's Charlotte Lynch is on the first holiday flight out from Birmingham to Portugal. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show; to join the conversation call 0345 60 60 973
17/05/212h 10m

Harry..Meghan..Free Speech?

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14/05/212h 18m

The Greensill affair..continues

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13/05/212h 14m

Palestine/Israel

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13/05/212h 18m

Israel, Palestine

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12/05/212h 24m

The Queen's Speech

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11/05/212h 26m

End of the union?

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10/05/212h 14m

Conservatives take Hartlepool

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07/05/212h 15m

Should Donald Trump be allowed on Facebook?

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06/05/212h 14m

Should Northern Ireland veterans be exempt from prosecution?

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05/05/212h 11m

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: UK and Iran in talks over payment

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04/05/212h 15m

Fishing, Northern Ireland - is it 2018 again?

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30/04/212h 17m

Is John Lewis posh?

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29/04/212h 15m

Why do you back Boris Johnson?

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28/04/212h 14m

How do you spend £60,000 doing up a flat?

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27/04/212h 15m

Who can we believe?

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26/04/212h 14m

You don't care about the Cummings leak, apparently

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23/04/212h 11m

Why were Dyson and JCB involved in ventilators?

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23/04/212h 15m

FOOTBALL

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19/04/212h 14m

Military Uniform at funerals?

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15/04/212h 15m

Lobbying, close friendships, Conservatives

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14/04/212h 19m

Back to the border

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13/04/212h 17m

Back to the pub?

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12/04/212h 14m

Northern Ireland and Astrazenica

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08/04/212h 14m

Mental health in lockdown

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07/04/212h 14m

Passport to the pub?

Businesses could start checking if customers are safe to enter their premises. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call 0345 60 60 973, Mon-Fri, 10AM-1PM.
06/04/212h 18m

Vaccine passports for the pub?

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25/03/212h 13m

Sturgeon, Independence, Brexit

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24/03/212h 10m

Protests?

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22/03/212h 15m

Speak to Sadiq

It's the final Mayor of London phone-in before the elections. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/03/212h 22m

What are Europeans saying about Astrazenica?

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17/03/212h 22m

Undercover police in nightclubs?

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16/03/212h 14m

A right to protest?

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15/03/212h 14m

Kew Gardens?

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12/03/212h 15m

Are you afraid to walk home alone?

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11/03/212h 15m

What should the royal family do next?

What should the royal family do next? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
10/03/212h 16m

Obsessed with the Sussexes?

Why are you so cross with the Sussexes? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation, call 0345 60 60 973, weekdays 10AM-1PM
09/03/212h 11m

Meghan and Harry

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08/03/212h 17m

Pay rise for nurses?

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05/03/212h 14m

Has Rishi budgeted for your business?

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04/03/212h 15m

Furlough jealousy?

Are you jealous of people on furlough? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
03/03/211h 54m

'People are tired of working from home'

A boss at Britain's biggest office and retail complex says Brits are tired from working at home; are you? And tenants in rent arrears are facing eviction after Covid tenancy rules were quietly changed; are you facing eviction? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
02/03/212h 13m

Search underway for Brit carrying new Brazilian COVID variant

A COVID-positive Brit landed in the UK and didn't fill out a form. And now.. we've lost them. Does this jeopardise the entire quarantine system? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
01/03/212h 13m

Easy A?

GCSE's and A-levels cancelled in England by the pandemic will be replaced by grades decided by teachers, the exams watchdog Ofqual has confirmed. Students: are you pleased? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
25/02/212h 15m

Parents: how would you grade your homeschooling?

Talk to me from the front-lines of homeschooling. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
24/02/212h 18m

We will reopen!

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23/02/212h 13m

CONTRACTS?

A High Court judge has ruled the UK government acted unlawfully in failing to publish details of dozens of contracts awarded without competition for goods and services needed during the pandemic. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
22/02/212h 15m

Uber drivers are workers, UK supreme court rules

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/02/212h 14m

SPEAK TO SADIQ

Mayor of London, a speech from Keir Starmer and Mystery Hour. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
18/02/212h 28m

Small Government?

And a postman fired for not helping an old lady. Would you have? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/02/212h 15m

A threat to free speech

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
16/02/212h 16m

Hotel Quarantine

Hotel Quarantine: Hotel California's less-attractive cousin. Will they work? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/02/212h 15m

Will the tories poll ahead, forever?

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
12/02/212h 1m

We're all going on a...summer holiday?

Today we're talking about summer holidays: is booking one a priority for you? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
11/02/212h 13m

10 YEARS

UK citizens arriving in the country from Monday will have to quarantine for 10 days in a designated hotel at their own cost. Lying about their route of travel could land them a 10 year prison sentence. Is this the right way to go? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
10/02/212h 17m

Would you jab to keep your job?

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
09/02/212h 18m

Are you scared of vaccination?

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
08/02/212h 13m

Boomers to holiday before millienials?

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
05/02/212h 15m

Remembering Captain Sir Tom Moore

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
03/02/212h 23m

21,000 arrivals per day

Labour are calling for a total clampdown on arrivals into the UK, revealing 21,000 people are travelling in daily. With the rising threat of new strains, is this the best way forward? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
02/02/212h 15m

Ban all arrivals?

Today, Labour will set down an opposition motion to force all UK arrivals into quarantine for 10 days. The plans do not extend to hauliers. Is this the right way to go? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
01/02/212h 15m

Would you kick a snowman?

A binman has been dismissed after footage emerged online of him karate kicking a snowman. Should he have lost his job? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
29/01/212h 14m

100,000

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
27/01/212h 23m

Do the poor pay a higher price in lockdown?

Dido Harding has told a select committee there are low numbers of people self-isolating when they should. Harding reasons it as broadly financial. Have you been forced to go to work when you should have been self-isolating? Is the fear of losing pay greater than the fear of catching covid? And GPs have raised concerns over the low uptake of COVID-19 vaccine in BAME patients; what can explain community skepticism? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the converstion call: 0345 60 60 973
26/01/212h 17m

Trading with Europe?

Furious MPs are demanding Gavin Williamson faces Parliament to lay out a ‘roadmap’ to reopen schools, while furious business owners demand the business secretary finds an explnation as to why no one can currently trade smoothly with Europe. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
25/01/212h 11m

Speak to Sadiq

The Mayor of London takes your calls, with James O'Brien. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
22/01/212h 23m

Biden, Harris.

Yesterday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were inaugurated as the President and Vice President of the United States. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/01/212h 16m

The Final Hours

Donald J Trump will today depart the White House, for the final time. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
20/01/212h 22m

Who has the right to determine life?

In a conversation about vaccines, who should be priority? If ... anyone? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/01/212h 16m

What does it mean to be poor?

Labour will use a debate on Monday to ramp up the pressure on the government to keep the universal credit uplift, worth £1,000 a year, beyond 31 March. Let's talk about Universal Credit. And the shellfish industry have descended onto Whitehall, protesting Brexit red tape. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
18/01/212h 2m

What a load of pollock

Fisherman - are you happy? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/01/212h 14m

IMPEACHED (again)

The President has been impeached, again! And the first Mystery Hour of 2021! Which contains... a mystery announcement. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
14/01/212h 13m

Can we have an answer!

Three times the Home Secretary was asked a very simple question, but failed to provide an answer. Let's theorise that. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/01/212h 20m

Let them.. go hungry?

Images have circulated on Twitter overnight of a sparse package sent to recipients of free school meals. It seems a lot of you have been affected by someones' incompetency, let's hear your stories. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
12/01/212h 15m

What's it like to be a key worker?

If you're a supermarket worker, tell me what it's like; if you're a British Gas worker, tell me why you're on strike. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
11/01/212h 17m

Anyone rushing to defend him?

How the narrative has changed. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
08/01/212h 18m

Chaos on Capitol Hill

Scenes of carnage emerged from Washington last night. He's lost the Presidency, he's lost the Senate but still hasn't found the courage to call it a day. Let's...digest that. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
07/01/212h 14m

Would you snitch?

Police are to be awarded new powers to prosecute those found breaking COVID lockdown rules. If you're neighbour had a party, would you snitch? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
06/01/212h 19m

Test, Trace, MIA

Dido Harding has been tracked..but now she can't be traced. Unlike me, I'll be here all week! This is a catch-up version of the James O'Brien show. To get involved call 0345 60 60 973 10AM-1PM Weekdays
05/01/212h 14m

David Lammy is in for James O'Brien

New tiers ahead as the NHS struggles to cope with demand. And schools - should we send kids back?
04/01/212h 19m

What would you like to thank the NHS for this year?

What would you like to thank the NHS for this year? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
23/12/202h 14m

Why was Sweden so important?

Why did some people point to Sweden at the start of the pandemic? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
22/12/202h 12m

What does the end of the tunnel look like?

What does the end of the tunnel look like? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/12/202h 13m

Have yourself a Merry *LITTLE* Christmas

This Christmas : you are *allowed* to mix households but the Government are telling us we're too *smart* to take the risk. Let's try and make sense of that. And Mystery Hour. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/12/202h 14m

Don't go to school...go to school...DON'T go to school

Are you going to school? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/12/202h 13m

Ménage à trout

Fishing is proving problematic in negotiation talks, and London could enter Tier 3 as soon as *midnight tonight*. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
14/12/202h 14m

Is no-deal inevitable?

The PM says it is...but are we sure? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
11/12/202h 13m

It's becoming...freightening

What will happen to freight at the end of December? With queues set to trail through Kent, I want to know how you're preparing for long delays. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
10/12/202h 14m

How do you feel about Matt Hancock?

How do you feel about Matt Hancock? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
09/12/202h 19m

How do you persuade Bob?

How do you convince people to take the vaccine? And where do you think we are with negotiations on Brexit? ? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
08/12/202h 11m

How have we got to this place with Brexit negotiations?

How have we got to this place with Brexit negotiations?
07/12/202h 12m

David Lammy is in for James O'Brien

Standing in for James is Labour MP for Tottenham and Shadow Justice Secretary, David Lammy.
05/12/202h 11m

Are you being driven mad by cycle lanes?

The Mayor of London takes your calls, and then let's talk about cycle lanes. And Mystery Hour! This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
03/12/202h 22m

Where on earth are you getting this from?

Today, we hear (unintentionally) from anti-vaxxers. And Keir Starmer: should he support the Tier system? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily programme on LBC Radio; join the conversation on: 0345 60 60 973
01/12/202h 36m

Fishing: a red herring?

Top of the British agenda, but arguably far down on the list of EU priorities. Also: farming, how will it cope after New Year? And the Crown: does it need a disclaimer to explain it is fictional? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
30/11/202h 16m

Your tier does not define you!

Talking to me about your tier. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
27/11/202h 14m

Tiers of a Clown

It's the worst raffle you've ever played. Find out what tier you're in! This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
26/11/202h 18m

Work from home until April...

How do you feel about *that*? And the Government are telling you to get your business prepped for Brexit. Have you? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
24/11/202h 16m

Coronavirus does not take national holidays off.

We'll also be talking about cat-calling - and what it meant to *you* as a young girl. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
23/11/202h 15m

That was...Priti Close

Boris Johnson's adviser on the ministerial code has resigned after the PM backed Home Secretary Priti Patel over a bullying inquiry. Standards chief Sir Alex Allan found that Ms Patel had broken the code governing ministers' behaviour. But the PM rejected his findings, saying he did not think Ms Patel was a bully and had "full confidence" in her. Anyway - listen to all that unravel live on today's show. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
20/11/202h 14m

Am I Drivin' Home for Christmas?

Christmas fun, in exchange for a January lockdown. Sound appealing? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/11/202h 14m

Electric Cars, Corbyn, Cladding and PMQs

The title pretty much covers it! This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
18/11/202h 21m

The Master Plan

Dominic Cummings will leave Downing Street by the end of the year, but I want to know: what did he set out to achieve? Plus: misinformation, should it be banned from Facebook? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
16/11/202h 14m

Dominic Cummings is Dominic Goings

What do the Mayor of London and Aled Jones have in common? They're both on the show today! This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/11/202h 21m

Introducing Hunting Ghislaine with John Sweeney

Hi James O'Brien fans LBC have a new podcast we think you’ll enjoy - Hosted by legendary reporter John Sweeney, Hunting Ghislaine is a 6 part series about Ghislaine Maxwell, the daughter of a disgraced billionaire and the former partner of a super-rich paedophile who killed himself while awaiting trial for sex trafficking. After hiding for almost a year, she now finds herself facing multiple charges for helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually exploit and abuse under-age women which could lead to her spending the rest of her life in jail. In this new podcast series, Hunting Ghislaine, reporter John Sweeney investigates a fairy story which happens the wrong way round, of how a princess ends up accused of being the monster and no-one at all ends up happily ever after. First Episode available 19th November. Listen on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts
13/11/201m 5s

UK becomes first country in Europe to pass 50,000 coronavirus deaths.

UK becomes first country in Europe to pass 50,000 coronavirus deaths.
12/11/202h 12m

How do you feel about a possible rollout of a new vaccine if you work in the NHS?

How do you feel about the ability of the NHS to deal with a new vaccine rollout if you work in the NHS?
11/11/202h 0m

How do yo feel about a possible vaccine on the horizon?

How do yo feel about a possible vaccine on the horizon?
10/11/202h 10m

How should the UK view Joe Biden?

How should the UK view Joe Biden?
09/11/202h 13m

Why do you think Boris Johnson has brought in a second national lockdown in England?

Why do you think Boris Johnson brought in a second lockdown in England?
05/11/201h 29m

What is your view on the US election results?

What is your view on the US election results?
04/11/202h 16m

Why would we not put our trust in scientists?

The right-wing press turns its attention to trying to discredit the scientists who recommended the lockdown. But why would almost all of the scientists pursue it if it wasn't in good faith? Plus James speaks to author and Blue Peter legend, Konnie Huq. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
03/11/202h 11m

Lockdown: not so absurd anymore, Prime Minister

Boris Johnson said Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer's call for a nationwide lockdown was the "height of absurdity". 10 days later the Prime Minister announced that England would go into a month-long lockdown to stop the NHS from being overwhelmed. Not so absurd anymore. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
02/11/202h 11m

Labour was in breach of the Equality Act

The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s long-awaited report has finally been released, after years of complaints about how allegations of antisemitism were dealt with under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of Labour. We'll speak to the Director of the EHRC, Sir Keir Starmer, serving Shadow Cabinet member Lisa Nandy, and Former Labour MP Luciana Berger, who was forced to leave the party over anti-semitism. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
29/10/202h 17m

What is the conspiracy?

Commentators have long questioned the 'science' behind lockdown decisions. Barring political decisions, why does the public believe the 'scientists' may be lying? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
28/10/202h 14m

Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Many in tier 3 ar ebecoming restless. I want to know how *you* would design a roadmap to get out of restrictions. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
28/10/202h 14m

China dishes in Hospitals?

The Government are still refusing to U-turn on feeding hungry kids over the school break; but they are touring the breakfast studios to advertise 24-hour meals a day in hospitals... hmm. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
26/10/202h 14m

FIREBREAKER

We'll walk you through the new furlough scheme, and the tier system. We'll tell you who what were and how much. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
23/10/202h 12m

Please Sir, can I have some more?

Last night, MPs controversially voted down Marcus Rashford’s bid to extend free school meals over half term. The bid, tabled by Labour to give each disadvantaged child a £15 a week food voucher, was defeated by 322 votes to 261 - with a majority of 61. We're going to talk about hungry children today, and *try* to fathom why ANYONE would vote against feeding them. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
22/10/202h 18m

SHOW. ME. THE. MONEY. BORIS.

I promise you, you will want to listen to today's show. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/10/202h 32m

Don't bash the bishop!

Turbulent priests, a shortage of male teachers aaaaaaand should the police be allowed anywhere near test and trace data? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/10/202h 13m

The Mayor of London takes your calls

Coronavirus has granted devolved power a renaissance: suddenly, the most influential voices in the country are the mayors and councillors who know their city better than... welll.. Westminster. Today, the man at the helm of London takes your calls. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/10/202h 22m

How do we slow the spread?

Socializing in cities seems to be a big driver in the spread of Coronavirus - so they're getting locked down. We'll hear from people all over the country: what's happening where you are? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/10/202h 18m

Introducing "What Next?" with Lionel Barber

Hi James O'Brien fans LBC have a new podcast we think you’ll enjoy - Hosted by Lionel Barber, the former Editor of the Financial Times, What Next? focuses on life after COVID-19 and sees the multi-award-winning journalist and author discover how the world is adapting to the pandemic, what needs to change and, most importantly, what lessons we have learnt that will shape our lives for the future. Each week, Lionel will be speaking to some of the biggest leading influential figures in the health, politics, business, technology, arts and environment world, such as former Prime Minister Tony Blair; Elizabeth Cousens, President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation; ITV’s Chief Executive Dame Carolyn McCall and many more. Follow Lionel on Twitter: @lionelbarber. Listen and subscribe now on Global Player or wherever you get your podcasts
15/10/2042s

THE SHOWDOWN

Last night: Keir Starmer held a press conference CONDEMNING the Conservative response to the pandemic. After that - 42 Tories rebelled against Boris in a vote. And today: Johnson will face Starmer at the despatch box. Think: the modern day Western. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
14/10/202h 22m

FEARS FOR TIERS

Subjectively: a funny joke; objectively: a very serious prospect. The latest on lockdowns and how its affecting *you*. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/10/202h 16m

WHATS THE PLAN?

Leaks. Terrible in your house, terrible during a pandemic. Not terrible in soup. Listen: the Government have leaked a new lockdown procedure to the newspapers so we're covering it - and we'll be talking to the Mayors and the people in search of some *clarity and leadership*. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
12/10/202h 24m

THE FISH

Trump is very worried about the tiny little fish. Tune in to find out more. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
09/10/201h 32m

SHOW ME THE SCIENCE

A lot of chatter about Sweden, but not a lot about the science behind it - so let's natter about that. We'll also be talking about a freeze on the housing market and Greece, who have banned a far right party. Also PMQs with Theo Usherwood. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
07/10/201h 38m

Cover your nose!

Alright look we're talking about masks again - but it's only because *some* of you can't quite grasp their necessity! I want to know: who should be enforcing masks. The shopkeeper? The police? The individual? Speaking of masks: Trump is out of hospital and not wearing his! And from masks to mortgages (a leap, but stay with me here), Boris is speaking at Conservative Conference today and he's got a big announcement for First Time Buyers. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
06/10/202h 25m

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

This morning's show had a taste of the tories with an opening glitch. I've left it in, because you all seem to enjoy chaos. Anyway: today's episode is about Excel. Now: I know what you're thinking - how could you *possibly* make a spreadsheet programme interesting? WELL - tune in and hear radio gold. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
05/10/202h 22m

TEST, ISOLATE, BOARD A TRAIN TO WESTMINSTER

For some time we've been questioning the efficacy of Government messaging, and thanks to the MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West, our concerns are yet again front and centre. Alright let me break this down: Margaret Ferrier tested POSITIVE for Coronavirus, and then BOARDED a train back to her hometown from Westminster. Also the President of the United States has got it too. All of that, and much more. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
02/10/202h 22m

EU've been served

A jam-packed show on James O'Brien today: the EU is suing the UK, thousands of us are entering another lockdown and...Mystery Hour! This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
01/10/202h 26m

No ingredients? No cake!

The Northeast has gone into lockdown - are you okay? Do you have enough tests? Do you have enough... TOILET PAPER? Let me know. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
30/09/202h 27m

What can you do, and where can you do it?

Confusion this morning over lockdown restrictions, both from public and prime minister. So.. POP QUIZ time: what can you do, and where can you do it? I'm speaking to people *in* lockdown, some of whom don't even know it yet. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
29/09/202h 23m

$70,000? On *THAT* Haircut?

It turns out Parliamentarians have been enjoying beverages past 10 o'clock - despite the public ban. And Donald Trump hasn't been paying any tax. Let's talk about it. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
28/09/202h 22m

Today, we honour the Policemen.

This morning, a police officer tragically lost his life while in custody. This despicable act is a reminder of the valiant and selfess service our emergency responders provide for us everyday. Let's talk about it. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
25/09/202h 20m

Has Rishi delivered?

What's happening with the furlough scheme? We'll find out with analysis. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
24/09/202h 26m

What do we do about Furlough?

There's a queue of guests waiting to get on today's show SO long, you might mistake us for the Kent lorry park. Plus: your weekly dose of PMQs with LBC's Political Editor, Theo Usherwood. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
23/09/202h 26m

Bring in the Army!

It's a political bonanza on today's show: Labour leader Keir Starmer will address the nation at the top of the show, and PM Boris Johnson will do the same and the tail. In the middle of the speech sandwich: Ian Dunt will join James for a slice of politics pie. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
22/09/202h 29m

Back on the Briefing

Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance are live from Downing Street for Season 2 of the much anticipated return to the daily briefing. I want to know: are these the only men in the land left we can trust? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/09/202h 28m

Speak to Sadiq

The Mayor of London takes your calls in what turned out to be his most revealing phone-in with James O'Brien. From missed COBRA meetings, to the cancellation of New Year, this is not one to miss. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/09/202h 33m

Test, test - HANG ON, We're Out of Tests.

I want to know how a message, delivered in capital letters on March 16th, still hasn't arrived on September 17th. The message? TEST. TEST. TEST. But we still don't have any! And your weekly dose of Mystery Hour. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/09/202h 22m

Grouse Every Weekend

With no tests available in the UK, we're looking overseas to see how the rest of the world is getting on. At 12: Angela Rayner faces Boris Johnson at PMQs. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
16/09/202h 25m

ARE YOU MINGLING?

The Home Secretary has suggested we must stop mingling: but what does that mean? And is that a pro or con for the school run? Later in the programme: Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke is sentenced for sexual assault and I'll be looking at snitching, and discovering just how many of you are real tattletales. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/09/202h 21m

HE HAS RETURNED

That was a long two weeks, right? Anyway, we're back and he's furious. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
14/09/202h 22m

Maajid Nawaz in for James O'Brien

Maajid Nawaz in for James O'Brien
03/09/202h 20m

Maajid Nawaz in for James O'Brien

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
03/09/202h 29m

Maajid Nawaz in for James O'Brien

Do the police need mor protection?
02/09/202h 21m

Maajid Nawaz in for James O'Brien - schools in England begin reopening

Maajid Nawaz in for James O'Brien - schools in England begin reopening
01/09/202h 19m

Save the sandwich shops!

In a move totally not intended to frighten us back to the office, Ministers warn that continuing to work from home could get us sacked. Will this get you back in the office? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
28/08/202h 21m

How are City Centres faring?

As the pandemic deepens, city centres are struggling to fill up. Do you think this could solve the housing crisis? And your weekly dose of Mystery Hour This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
27/08/202h 23m

They're still using that cladding

LBC's Correspondent Rachael Venables leads the show, showcasing the people trapped in flammable houses. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
26/08/202h 23m

The Lady IS for turning

Another day, another U-turn. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
26/08/202h 22m

We Don't Need No Education

The people in charge of the A-Level fiasco are the same people telling you it is safe for your kids to go back to school.. do you trust them? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
24/08/202h 23m

Gap yah?

Working class kids can't afford another year at home; is it fair to ask the middle classes to take a gap year to free up spaces? And evictions: how many of us are on the brink? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/08/202h 22m

What did Gav do this Summer?

If you're the Secretary of State for Education, and you get a letter from the former Director General of the Dept for Education, warning you that the algorithm being used to assess A Levels does not *work*; and you do NOTHING about it....what are you doing? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
20/08/202h 22m

Would you snitch on your neighbour?

As more countries are added to the quarantine list, I want to know if you're actually isolating after returning from holiday. Would you rat on a neighbour? And the Eat Out to Help Out scheme is reporting excellent figures, but what does it look like for the restaurateurs and publicans? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/08/202h 22m

U-turned, AGAIN

Another Government U-turn means A Level Students will be granted their predictive grades; but what does this look like on the ground? With Universities now over-subscribed, will students be granted their promised places? We'll also be discussing Gavin Williamson's whip & Peter Geoghegan joins me to discuss his new book: Democracy For Sale. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
18/08/202h 13m

U thinking about a U-turn?

Downgraded students are rightly furious, and this morning I'm taking their calls. We'll speak to a journalist in Belarus, fired for condemning police violence on protesters and hear from Simon Marks across the pond to find out where on earth Trump's hiding all those post boxes. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/08/202h 24m

The results are in!

More than 100,000 pupils who had their A levels downgraded by regulators today; so what does that mean to you? How have you been affected? And what do you plan to do about it? Plus: the Mayor of London takes your calls on all things Coronavirus This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/08/202h 24m

TEST AND TRACE?

How is the test and trace working? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
11/08/202h 3m

Are you comfortable sending your children back to school?

Are you comfortable sending your children back to school?
11/08/202h 12m

Are the rules over quarantine fit for purpose?

Are the rules over quarantine fit for purpose as more countries are placed on the list ?
07/08/202h 12m

Is the eat out to help scheme working?

Is the Eat out to help scheme working and will it save jobs?
06/08/202h 13m

COVID Passports?

SAGE experts have told Ministers that recovered Coronavirus patients should be exempt from quarantine rules if they develop symptoms. Would you support Covid passports? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
04/08/202h 22m

Working 9-5, but where are you making your living?

Boris wants us back to work today! Have you gone? Are you going? Or are you staying put? Meanwhile: Ministers have abandoned a key pledge to test all people in care homes regularly throughout the summer, despite promising regular tests. And Nobel Peace Prize winner and prominent Northern Ireland politician John Hume has died aged 83. We'll be speaking to those who knew him. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
03/08/202h 16m

You're not getting married this weekend

We've got a big speech from the Prime Minister smack bang in the middle of the show today - and not only will it disrupt this broadcast - its contents are about to wipe out quite a lot of your weekend plans. Listen in with commentary from Theo Usherwood. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
31/07/202h 26m

He has moved his abuse to Facebook

We're going to talk about Wiley again today - or more, you're going to talk, and I'm going to listen. Further to that - Boris wants us back in work, but aren't we all working nicely from home? Do you think it will ever go back to the way it was? More importantly - do you want it to? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call 0345 60 60 973
28/07/202h 24m

FARCELONA

Today, we begin a 48 hour twitter 'blackout', following an anti-Semitic tirade unleashed by singer, Wiley, over the weekend. We're also taking calls from Brits stuck in Spain (did you know there are 600,000 of us over there?!) And we'll be talking to Jamie Oliver, who might just change my mind on Boris Johnson's latest announcement... This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
27/07/202h 24m

Why are we arguing about face masks?

Why are we arguing about face masks?
24/07/202h 22m

RELEASE THE RUSSIA REPORT

The long awaited Russia report drops this morning, and there is a lot to chew on. Join me, Bill Browder, John Sweeney and the report's original author, Dominic Grieve for a full breakdown. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/07/202h 36m

WEAR A MASK

Over the weekend, protests were held in Hyde Park over the Government's announcement last week that the wearing of face masks will be compulsory in all shops. Some of you are mad about this, and I want to know. And following the news last week, that editor of British Vogue, Edward Enninful, was racially profiled at his work place has sparked a conversation we should have already been having: have you been racially profiled at your workplace? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
20/07/202h 25m

What does it look like where you are?

Give me a ring and tell how you're feeling. And Boris Johnson will be speaking from Downing Street; we'll bring you the latest with Theo Usherwood. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/07/202h 37m

Back to work?

In a completely innocent and non-party political move, MP Julian Lewis has been kicked out of the Conservatives after beating Chris Grayling to become chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee. The intelligence committee hasn't met for quite some time - but this morning it's reconvened, and guess what has been announced? WE'RE GETTING THE RUSSIA REPORT. Anyway that's happening Monday; today: we'll be delving into new plans to get Britain back to work. Are you ready? Are you steady? Let's commute! Also...............Mystery Hour This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
16/07/202h 23m

I will not be muzzled!

Brexiteers don't want to wear face masks, TFL have scrubbed off Banksy from a London Underground train and Theo Usherwood is here, live taking us through PMQs This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/07/202h 31m

Away with Huawei

Face masks will be compulsory from the 24th July, and some of you have a problem with that; why? This is a catchup of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
14/07/202h 28m

Why aren't English politicians wearing face coverings?

Wearing face coverings in public have become a way of life for many people especially after they were made compulsory in crowded spaces like public transport. Yet senior politicians like Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are very rarely pictured wearing them, I want to know why that is and does that make you less likely to wear one? Plus I speak to First Minister Mark Drakeford about the reopening of Wales' and ask for stories from the financially excluded. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
10/07/202h 22m

Kate Garraway is back!

Kate Garraway joins me in the studio, and we preview both PMQs and Rishi Sunak's statement... Plus an extraordinary intervention from Mark Francois. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
08/07/202h 9m

Boris is blaming the Care Homes

Boris Johnson has been criticised for saying "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures" during the Coronavirus outbreak. The prime minister was responding to the head of NHS England's call for reform in social care within a year. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
07/07/202h 22m

Sweatshops in Leicester?

The National Crime Agency is investigating Leicester’s textile industry amid claims that sweatshops continued to operate during the pandemic. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
06/07/202h 19m

I'm calling for CALM

I'm calling for calm ahead of pubs reopening this weekend. We need to spend money to save the economy, but we need to stay home to save lives; what do we do? Later in the programme, your weekly dose of PMQs with Theo Usherwood. - and Labour MP Rosenna Allin-Khan, whose been moonlighting as an A&E doctor during the pandemic. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
01/07/202h 31m

Lockdown Leicester!

Leicester is back in lockdown due to a dramatic rise in cases of Coronavirus. The Mayor of Leicester is raging. The Government knew about this 11 days ago - so why wasn't anything done? Later in the programme we'll be talking about the leaked Government document thats spilled the beans on post-Brexit border control. And sandwiched in the middle: a big speech from Boris - Theo Usherwood is on hand to guide you through. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
30/06/202h 47m

Do you want 'normal'?

This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
29/06/202h 26m

What Lockdown?

If you've flocked to the beach, I want to know why This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
26/06/202h 22m

The Matter is Closed!

This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
25/06/202h 23m

What do you mean I need to donate to the Conservatives to get Planning Permission?

Cabinet Minister, Nadhim Zahawi, has taken to the breakfast rounds this morning to defend the indefensible: a Housing Minister engaging in what seems to be dodgy dealing. Boris sees the matter as closed, but I'm not convinced; are you? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
24/06/202h 23m

Deflect and distract?

Over the past 24 hours, the World Health Organisation has recorded over 180,000 cases of Coronavirus - its highest ever number. In response, Boris will today announce the re-opening of pubs, clubs and hairdressers. Listen in to see how that all plays out This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
23/06/202h 30m

The 72nd Anniversary of Windrush

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
22/06/202h 25m

Back to school?

Today we're talking about schools: is it the right time to go back? Or do we wait a little longer? If you're a teacher, how have you been supported on the return to school? And if you're a parent, what has influenced your decision to send your kids back, or keep them at home? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973 Plus: your weekly dose of Mystery Hour
18/06/202h 19m

Trading with Australia?

This morning, the Prime Minister announced the Department for Trade will pursue a trade deal with Australia. Which on the surface, sounds great - but dig a little down under, and the prospect seems a whole lot less exciting. What can we trade? The PM suggests Boomerangs and Tim-Tams - which doesn't sound like very much at all. And your weekly dose of PMQs with LBC's Political Editor, Theo Usherwood This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/06/202h 22m

Free School Meals?

A footballer has written to the Prime Minister to secure Free School Meals for hungry children across the UK; let's talk about that. And non-essential shops are open for business. As queues snake around the likes of London, Birmingham & Liverpool, I want to know if you're still locking down, and how much of the guidance you truly understand anymore. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
15/06/202h 23m

This feels like a distraction tactic

Today: we're talking about Fawlty Towers - or at least, those who don't want to address systemic racism are. And it's your latest addition of Speak to Sadiq, taking your calls at the top of the programme. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
12/06/202h 36m

We have lost people we did not need to lose

The last 12 weeks have been shambolic; do any of you have a clue why? Aaaaand your weekly dose of Mystery Hour This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call 0345 60 60 973
11/06/202h 29m

Let's talk about Statues

This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
10/06/202h 34m

Of all things, why are you upset about the *statue*

This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
08/06/202h 29m

How did you learn about Race?

Today we've got PMQs, Coronavirus and we'll be taking your calls on racism. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio
03/06/203h 2m

Black Lives Matter

Protests have raged over the weekend following the death of an unarmed black man who was being held by a police officer in custody. In response, the President poured petrol on the flames, tweeting 'When the looting starts, the shooting starts'. Let's talk about that. Also on the programme: the Government have told those who have been shielding for the past 3 months that it is safe to go outside; do you think it is? And what about schools reopening today: are your kids attending? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
01/06/202h 28m

365 Conservative MPs, 19 spines

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
25/05/202h 26m

A show packed full of experts

Warning: this show contains a number of experts, most at the top of their field. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
22/05/202h 25m

Would you go to the beach ?

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
21/05/202h 24m

Track, Trace, and then what?

We're tracking, then tracing - but are we doing it successfully? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
20/05/202h 25m

My Precious Protective Ring

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
18/05/202h 43m

Speak to Sadiq

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
14/05/202h 35m

Have you gone back to work today?

Apparently we are going back to work today? Have you? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
11/05/202h 33m

Do they really 'Care'?

Today, we're talking about Care Homes - why did it go so wrong? Plus, we'll hear from Labour MP for Tooting, Rosenna Alin-Khan, who was asked by Matt Hancock yesterday to 'watch her tone'. And PMQs live with Theo Usherwood. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
06/05/202h 41m

They're tracking you!

Today we are talking about contact tracing. The Government will roll out a trial of their new app on the Isle of Wight today. The technology uses Bluetooth, and will notify you if you have been in close contact with anyone infected by Coronavirus. Are you unhappy about it? And if so, why? And later in the programme: schooling. How are your kids fairing with home-schooling? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
05/05/202h 30m

Wubu2?

Today, we're talking the human side of lockdown. When you woke this morning, what was on your mind? Who will mow the grass? Who will load the dishwasher? Who's on homeschooling duty? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
04/05/202h 28m

We're over the peak

Does it feel any different where you are? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
01/05/202h 32m

What do you mean we aren't handling this well?

The UK has the highest death figure in Europe for COVID-19; why aren't we talking about it? Plus: your weekly dose of Mystery Hour This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
30/04/202h 45m

Boris has a baby

Today, 12,000 people lost their jobs with BA - so I'm asking, how are you coping with uncertainty? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
29/04/202h 42m

Today, we fall silent for our Keyworkers

This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; weekdays 10AM-1PM
28/04/202h 31m

Trump said inject WHAT?

The President has given some obscene advice for Coronavirus. And Matt Hancock still hasn't changed his mind on face coverings. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio.
24/04/202h 30m

Can you cope until Christmas?

It seems we will be stuck indoors until Christmas - are you bothered? Plus: Adil Rey joins me to talk about Racism, Ramadan and coping during lock down. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
23/04/202h 29m

A man who believed Coronavirus was a hoax, has died

It's a shorter one today due to PMQs - to listen to that in full download Global Player and listen on LBC News
22/04/201h 30m

Have you lost a loved one to COVID?

Today it has been revealed Coronavirus deaths are 41%higher than what has been previously reported. Have you lost a loved one? It's another hard listen - and as the same with our conversation surrounding mental health, remember you are not alone. The Samaritans will take your call 24 hours a day. You can also search 'Mind' online for coping methods. Your mental health is as important as your physical. Do not suffer alone. Listen to James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio between 10AM-1PM and call 0345 60 60 973 to join the conversation.
21/04/202h 30m

THAT Sunday Times Article

The PM has been taking holidays instead of attending Coronavirus COBR meetings. And later in the programme, schools are going back today: how are you planning to teach your children? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
20/04/202h 36m

The Mayor of London takes your calls

What do Sadiq Khan, Brian May, and Theo Usherwood have in common? They're all on the show today! This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
17/04/202h 39m

Is health, wealth; or do we need wealth for our health?

Economists are worried about lockdown, but are we anywhere near ready to end it? What's more important: your health, or our wealth? Also: the first flight of fruit-pickers will arrive from Romania today. For some reason, you're angry about this. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversaion call: 0345 60 60 973 or e-mail the show: coronacrisis@global.com
16/04/202h 32m

Let's talk about your mental health

The pandemic has been hard on our pockets, and even harder on our mental health - so let's talk about it. *CONTENT WARNING* - Today's show is a hard listen. It features a number of callers who have found themselves struggling during the lockdown. If you are struggling to cope, you are not alone. The Samaritans will take your call 24 hours a day on 116 123. You can also search online for Mind and The Citizen's Advice Bureau. Do not suffer alone, talk to someone.
15/04/202h 29m

Let's talk about Care Homes

In what can only be described as an horrific state of affairs, two of UK's largest care home providers have reported 521 Coronavirus deaths. So let's talk about it - what are we doing wrong, and how can we fix it? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973 You can also now e-mail the show: coronacrisis@global.com
14/04/202h 35m

Who are the unsung heroes of this crisis?

Listeners call in with examples of those still violating social distancing guidelines and urge people to stay at home. We also give an opportunity to highlight the work of unsung heroes from communities across the UK. We end on our weekly Mystery Hour.
09/04/202h 28m

Why are some people still not socially distancing?

After the deaths of 9 bus drivers in London, we hear from those working in public transportation to get an idea of the conditions they work under, along with measures that may (or may not) have been taken by their employers to ensure their safety. Despite repeated calls from health professionals and experts it seems that some members of the public are still reluctant to socially distance themselves from each other. We ask: why?
08/04/202h 27m

What are your experiences from the frontline in the fight against coronavirus?

Today we asked health care professionals in the NHS to share their experiences from the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus. We also hear intimate stories of their daily struggles and sacrifices they are having to make.
07/04/202h 28m

Should the PM take a break to recover from coronavirus?

Today we're asking listeners if they were out this weekend despite being instructed to stay indoors - if so, why? We're also talking fake news - specifically the belief amongst some that the 5G masts are directly responsible for coronavirus. Finally, we question why footballers are being are being urged to make financial sacrifices whilst others are being overlooked.
06/04/202h 28m

How are you handling the lockdown?

How are you handling the lockdown?
03/04/202h 26m

Are the government doing enough to help your business?

Are the government doing enough to help your business?
02/04/202h 26m

James thinks he's got Covid-19

NHS workers give their experiences, and what does it feel like to have Coronavirus?
01/04/202h 27m

Will the the British pub survive the Coronavirus crisis?

Will the the British pub survive the Coronavirus crisis? Why are not enough frontline NHS staff being tested?
31/03/202h 17m

Are you being laid off?

Let's have a serious conversation about employment status.
20/03/202h 17m

Front-line NHS workers: do they have what they need?

Yesterday, the Government claimed there were stockpiles of protective equipment ready for NHS workers ahead of the Coronavirus crisis; but we're not convinced. In today's show, we invite NHS workers from up and down the country to tell us their experience. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/03/202h 1m

Can you afford to be healthy?

Today we're talking health and wealth. While celebrities and politicians are being tested for the Coronavirus - the majority of you cannot access treatment. So, can you afford to be healthy? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
18/03/202h 27m

Are the hospitals ready?

While half of you work from home, those working in the NHS have valiantly braved another day on the ward. Today, I want to hear from them. Listen to James O'Brien, weekdays 10AM-1PM, Exclusively on LBC; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
16/03/202h 17m

Pass me the anti-bac!

A former director of Public Health has called the Government's response to Coronavirus 'shambolic'. I'll be speaking to him, and taking your calls. Listen to James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/03/202h 16m

Speak to Sadiq

As the Coronavirus threatens the Capital. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is here to answer your calls, concerns and queries. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. o join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/03/202h 22m

How much trouble are we in?

As the Chancellor prepares to unveil his budget, I'm asking: how much money do we need, to save ourselves from Coronavirus?
11/03/201h 30m

TOILET PAPER

Over the weekend, you've been squabbling in supermarkets over loo roll and I want to know why. Listen to James O'Brien's live, daily show, on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
09/03/202h 16m

Why do you hate women?

Are there women out there who hate women? If so, why? And the latest on the Coronavirus. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
06/03/202h 17m

Two and a half thousand people lost their job this morning.

Imagine waking up to find you've been made redundant: that is this morning's reality for 2,400 former Flybe workers. As the airline files for administration, an assortment of cabin crew and pilots woke up and signed on the dole. What would you do? Plus: your weekly dose of Mystery Hour. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. TO join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
05/03/202h 15m

Can I afford Coronavirus?

As the number of Coronavirus cases jumps 34 cases in a day; what was the moment you started taking this virus seriously? And Labour-Deputy-Leader hopeful, Rosena Allin-Khan joins James live in studio. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation listen live: 0345 60 60 973
04/03/202h 17m

Boris Speaks

The Prime Minister is due to give a Press Conference on the Coronavirus; join us as we ache, shiver and sneeze in eager anticipation. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
03/03/202h 26m

Leave! Greta! Alone!

The Bristol Post has published an article releasing the Facebook accounts of all the men who violently trolled Greta Thunberg on their website. Was this the right thing to do? Plus: the Government are holding are very serious meeting on Coronavirus; but just how seriously have they been taking it up until now? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
02/03/202h 16m

Hung Parliament

James Grundy, who won the seat of Leigh in 2019, apologised yesterday after video emerged of him showing his genitals to a woman in public. Should he face repercussions? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily podcast on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
25/02/202h 17m

How clean is your chicken?

It looks like we're about to get chlorinated chicken: and a lot of you aren't happy about it. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
24/02/202h 30m

Terrorism: A Fact-Check

I've got some facts and figures that might surprise you: it seems most modern-terror grows from nationalism. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
21/02/202h 17m

Jimmy's Griddle

I'm James O'Brien and I'm opening up a restaurant. Who should I hire? Also... wow... honestly wow. Today's Mystery Hour is exceptional. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
20/02/202h 17m

What do you mean you're sending pictures of your genitals?!

Watch out: carers, waiters and teachers from the EU are about to get the boot under new immigration plans - and funnily enough, we're not happy about it. And unsolicited pictures of men's genitals!? Come one, come all and discuss exhibitionism. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily 10AM-1PM show on LBC Radio; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
19/02/202h 17m

Where is Boris?

The North has been hung out to dry by Number 10's inaction on Storm Dennis - which is a pun on the fact most of Yorkshire is underwater. Also: Caroline. What can we learn? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio - to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
18/02/202h 15m

Caroline's Law

Caroline Flack was belittled in the press and on social media. It may have cost her her life. Should we restrict them both? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
17/02/202h 16m

Speak to Sadiq

The cabinet reshuffle is underway and an unexpected resignation has knocked us for six. Plus: Sadiq Khan is live, in studio taking your calls. This is a catchup version of James O'Briens, live, daily show on LBC; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
13/02/202h 23m

Who's watching what your children are watching when you're not watching?

There's quite a lot to shock on social media, and the Government are worried your children are seeing it. Launching today, a regulator will be put in to moderate dangerous content; but just how will this be implemented? And later in the programme - the most jaw-dropping, eye-popping, face-melting moment of PMQs to date. This is a catchup version of James O'Briens live, daily show; to join the conversation call: 0345 60 60 973
12/02/202h 28m

Born elsewhere? You're OUT

How would you feel if the government told you that your home was a place that you hadn't visited since you were 17? And have the government got it right on HS2? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show; to join the conversation call 0345 60 60 973
11/02/202h 17m

Who is responsible for protecting people from storms?

Is it the role of the government, local councils or individuals to protect against storm damage? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show; to join the conversation call 0345 60 60 973.
10/02/202h 13m

What would you consider appropriate work attire?

A woman has revealed her shoulder in the House of Commons and a lot of men are up in arms about it. We'll be talking to the brazen female at the top of the show. And ORDERRR...ORDERRRRR, Former Speaker of the House, John Bercow is in OUR house. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversations: 0345 60 60 973
05/02/202h 16m

Number 10's door is CLOSED.

Top journos have staged a mass walkout after Downing Street was found to be excluding left-wingers from briefings. Should we be worried the Government won't face the scrutiny of our journalists? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
04/02/202h 18m

The Monday after the Sunday before

A man has been shot dead by police, after he attacked people shopping on a Sunday afternoon in South London. He had been released from prison a mere 9 days prior, after serving half his given sentence for terror offences. The Conservatives had promised to eradicate early release for those convicted of terror offences, a promise served after the tragic events on London Bridge last year. Where do we go from here? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
03/02/202h 14m

OH SO SOVEREIGN

At 11PM tonight, we leave the European Union. Special Advisors, Civil Servants and Politicians alike have been scrambling for the past fortnight to ensure Big Ben's bell will bong for the occasion. Following a COBRA meeting, a study commissioned out of Tufton Street and a quick trip to the local hardware store, I am pleased to announce THE BELLS WILL RING (via a projector). Will Brexit be as budget as this announcement? Discuss. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
31/01/202h 13m

High Speed Railway more like High Spend Railway

Anyone who knows anything about trains is telling us to cut HS2. But alas, the government are pressing on. As spending approaches the £110 billion mark, is anyone going to call time on this delay? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC Radio. To join the conversation, call: 0345 60 60 973
30/01/202h 15m

The Chief Rabbi speaks

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28/01/202h 18m

The government make a decision on Huawei

The UK has decided to let Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks. Have they made the right decision?
28/01/202h 13m

75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

75th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
27/01/202h 12m

Why are the Church SO obsessed with sex?

If you’re not married or you are gay and you’re having sex, the Church of England has some very bad news for you: YOU'RE NOT ALLOWED. So why are the Church SO obsessed with sex? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
24/01/202h 17m

There are Royals out there, earning their own money!

The Daily Mail splashed two junior royals on their front page today. Their crime? Earning an honest living. So what does this mean for Harry? Do the public want him in work? Or living from the public purse? This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
22/01/202h 18m

Are you still a terrorist?

The Government have today announced a full proof plan to tackle terrorism: lie detector tests. Trouble is, they're rarely accurate. Have you had one? Or.. could you trick one? Plus: Creator of 'The Thick of It', 'Death of Stalin' and 'David Copperfield', Armando Ianucci is in the studio with James to talk Boris, Brexit and the death of satire. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
21/01/202h 17m

Harry, Meghan and Lawrence Fox

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21/01/202h 15m

Sepsis: heard of it?

Sepsis: have you heard of it? Well.. one in five deaths around the world are caused by it, a figure that is double what was previously estimated. So why aren't we talking about Sepsis? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
17/01/202h 17m

Greggs' business model is more than meats the eye

Greggs are proving the Vegan Steak Bake won't be their only ethical business choice of 2020 after rewarding staff with a healthy bonus. Baking in responsible capitalism since 2013, the company also gives 1 per cent of profits to its foundation, feeds 36,000 children free breakfast every school day, and provides training and work experience to prisoners at the end of their sentences. So, is this the way forward? Plus: your weekly dose of Mystery Hour. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
16/01/202h 17m

May-day: an entire airline is going down...

The Government have announced a bail-out for the airline Flybe, severely upsetting British Airways who have reported it to the European Commission. With 2000 jobs at stake, a lot of people have a lot to lose - so were the Government right to save the day? Also, social media: do you post pictures of your holiday? If so, why? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
15/01/202h 20m

Extinction Rebellion are...terrorists?

The Government has listed Extinction Rebellion as an 'extremist ideology' and lots of you aren't happy about it. Meanwhile: the Gambling Commission has announced it will no longer take bets placed on credit cards online. A total of 24 million adults in Britain gamble, with 10.5 million of those doing so online. So, is this the secret to saving problem gamblers? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
14/01/202h 20m

Labour Leadership Hopeful, Jess Phillips, is taking your calls

A busy day in Westminster is unfolding as the Labour Leadership hopefuls have until 2:30PM to secure enough nominations to make the ballot. Clive Lewis and Emily Thornberry are trailing behind the four candidates who have successfully gone through to the next round. One such candidate, Labour Leadership hopeful, Jess Phillips, joins James O'Brien in studio this morning to take your calls. Also: more of the fallout from Megxit, and as protests rage in Tehran, we'll hear from an expert in the field who'll talk you through the unfolding tensions. This is a catchup version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM and join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
13/01/202h 22m

The NHS is breaking

A report out today concludes: A&E staff feel “despair, anguish, anger and frustration” that they have too little time to provide proper care because they are so busy with the volume of patients seeking help. The damning report raises a lot of questions - but how much is it to do with the Conservatives? This is a live, catch-up version of James O'Brien's LBC Show. Listen live, weekdays 10AM-1PM, and call 0345 60 60973 to join the conversation.
10/01/202h 18m

Harryverderci, it's Megxit

Last night, the Queen was left aghast after Royals Harry and Meghan announced their shock departure from public life. Citing 'many months of reflection and internal discussions', the couple have decided to step back from their royal duties and will work at becoming financially independent. But first - Sadiq Khan makes this year's inaugural appearance in the studio, taking your calls. Since we last saw him - Labour filed a catastrophic election loss, and the race for the new Labour leader has commenced. So what does he make of the prospective candidates? Aaand.... fan favourite: Mystery Hour is back, for an entire hour. This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live LBC Radio Show. Tune in weekdays 10AM-1PM to listen live and call 0345 60 60 973 to join the conversation.
09/01/202h 23m

A plane crash in Iran: is it suspicious?

Overnight: Iran has attacked 2 US military targets in recompense for the murder of Qassem Soleimani. As tensions rise, Boris Johnson takes the stage at PMQs - will he defend, or condemn the attack? Meanwhile, a plane has crashed minutes after take-off in Tehran, killing 176 people - including three Britons. It is not clear whether the incidents are linked; but, what if they were? This is a catch-up version of James O'Brien's live, daily show on LBC. Listen live: weekdays 10AM-1PM. Join the conversation: 0345 60 60 973
08/01/202h 22m

A teenager is convicted of lying

Today: a British teenager leaves Cyprus with a four-month suspended sentence. The young woman has been convicted of making a false rape claim, despite resounding evidence substantiating her side of the story. So, are the Cypriot police attempting to protect the tourist trade? Plus: the BAFTA nominations are announced, and the shortlist is raising eyebrows...
07/01/202h 21m

Who does Boris side with on Iran?

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06/01/202h 18m

WORLD WAR THREE?

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03/01/202h 22m

We're back!

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02/01/202h 23m

Who's 100% racist?

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23/12/192h 24m

Who is going to lead the Labour Party?

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17/12/192h 23m

What do the Labour Party need to do to win a General Election?

What do the Labour Party need to offer to voters to win a General Election ?
16/12/192h 27m

Election Day

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13/12/192h 26m

POLLING DAY

Listen to a throwback James O'Brien: all chat, no politics. Have you ever had an undeserved parking ticket? Why does Greta Thunberg make old men angry? And a special election edition of Mystery Hour.
12/12/192h 21m

The One with Hugh Grant

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11/12/192h 24m

Is the NHS teetering on the brink of crisis?

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09/12/192h 18m

Speak to Sadiq

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05/12/192h 24m

A tax on fast food?

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04/12/192h 21m

Childhood poverty hits record highs

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03/12/192h 20m

What is the true meaning of redemption?

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02/12/192h 18m

What on earth did Boris MEAN?

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28/11/192h 19m

The US-UK NHS Deal is On

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27/11/192h 18m

What would make you ban a film?

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25/11/192h 18m

Earning £80k puts you in the top 5% of earners

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22/11/192h 18m

In this election, who is the opposition?

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21/11/192h 30m

Who is fact-checking CCHQ?

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20/11/192h 19m

This story is not going away

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19/11/192h 18m

What's Prince Andrew playing at?

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18/11/192h 21m

Free broadband? Why on earth would we want that?

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15/11/192h 5m

The Russia Roundtable, with Bill Browder

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14/11/192h 16m

Yorkshire is underwater

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12/11/192h 16m

He's not standing!

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11/11/192h 16m

Speak to Sadiq

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07/11/192h 21m

Is Rees-Mogg's apology good enough?

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05/11/192h 16m

What's Nigel up to?

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04/11/192h 16m

Donald Trump phones LBC...

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01/11/192h 14m

Everything's Coming up Corbyn!

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31/10/192h 24m

Today, we'll talk about Grenfell.

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30/10/192h 23m

They've leaked the report. How tasteful.

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29/10/191h 54m

Where are you, Labour?!

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28/10/192h 16m

Your social class can be determined in just seven words...

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25/10/192h 17m

What CAN Labour DO?

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24/10/192h 16m

If you were Harry, how would you react?

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22/10/192h 26m

Leave! Meghan! Alone!

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21/10/192h 18m
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