Page 94: The Private Eye Podcast

Page 94: The Private Eye Podcast

By Page 94: The Private Eye Podcast

Ian Hislop and Private Eye magazine venture into the world of audio with Page 94, a brand new podcast hosted by Andrew Hunter Murray. Available from Private Eye at http://www.private-eye.co.uk as well as on Apple, Google, Spotify, Amazon and many other audio platforms.

Episodes

105: Defection, Dwellings and Domesticated Animals

Helen, Adam and Andy discuss MPs changing sides, power in the rental market changing hands, and Jeremy Clarkson changing into Greta Thunberg. 
15/05/2443m 40s

104: Councils of Despair

Tim Minogue joins Helen, Adam and Ian to talk Rotten Boroughs, the fall of Humza Yousaf and how Private Eye outed a spy.
30/04/2440m 40s

103: Sexual Politics

Ian, Helen, Adam and Andy talk about upstanding members, retiring ministers and get all Trussed Up. 
17/04/2441m 44s

102: Non-Crimes And Non-Punishment

Ian, Helen, Adam and Andy learn what you have to do to get arrested in Scotland, investigate which way Rupert Murdoch’s leaning as the election approaches, and finally go where only men have boldly gone before: the Garrick club.
04/04/2440m 1s

101: Private Eye's Privat-ised

Phil Hammond joins Andy, Helen and Adam for a pre-election NHS special all about the state of the health service. Also featuring blown whistles, strained metaphors and some very rude health.
20/03/2439m 59s

100: Gorging on George

Ian, Adam, Jane and Helen discuss royal privacy, the possible resurrection of the Crooked House pub, and the return of George Galloway. Questions? Feedback? Email us on podcast@private-eye.co.uk Sources: George Galloway on the “indefatigability” quote | Christopher Hitchens on being a drink-sodden former Trotskyist popinjay | Libel payouts over forged documents | Inquiry into Mariam Appeal | Inquiry into Viva Palestina | On Mykonos: “I actually had sexual intercourse with some of the people in Greece.” | Galloway on Iranian executions | Interview with Benjamin Cohen on gay rights | On Naz Shah’s arranged marriage | Galloway pretending to be a cat | The US government on Sputnik’s funding | An interview with Chinese media about attending the Beijing democracy forum  | On Julian Assange | On Russell Brand | Censured by Ofcom over Skripal claims | At the Grassrouts Out rally with Nigel Farage | London mayoral result, 2016 | March 2024: “No state has the right to exist . . . not the Zionist apartheid state of Israel.” | Chambers solicitors strike-off | £6,000 Twitter libel demands | Galloway: Bradford should be an “Israel-free zone” | Galloway won’t debate Eylon Levy | Sam Coates interviews George Galloway in Rochdale
06/03/2438m 35s

99: Mailbag Mayhem

Ian, Helen, Adam and Andy unearth the Page 94 Inbox and answer reader questions about every subject under the Sun (or, er, in the Eye).
21/02/2444m 10s

98: Insane In The Membrane

Andy, Ian, Helen and Adam discuss banned courtroom reporting, how to tell a journalist from a politician (hint: it’s impossible), and the crypto-to-politician money pipeline. Send your questions to podcast@private-eye.co.uk
07/02/2442m 52s

97: Post, Polls, Papers and Piles

The team discuss the Post Office fallout, polling and when not to believe it, mayhem at the Mirror and finish with the latest National Trust sconefight.
24/01/2440m 26s

96: Post Haste

Private Eye has been reporting on the Post Office scandal for over a decade: Richard Brooks joins the team to discuss how we got here and where things go next. Plus, updates on the Mirror Hacking debacle and the massive profits being made on Teesside.
10/01/2440m 53s

95: Merry Quizmas

In a special between-Christmas-and-New-Year episode, Helen grills Adam and Andy on the big news of 2023. Contains all your favourite characters from the year - Nadine! Boris! Piers Moron! and more Prince Harry than you thought possible.
29/12/2323m 32s

94: Live In London

Ian is joined by Harry Enfield, Jan Ravens and Lewis Macleod to bring the Private Eye annual 2023 (available in shops now. Ed.) to the stage. Featuring Sylvie Krin, EJ Thribb, William McGonagall, Sir Herbert Gussett and many more!
20/12/2349m 55s

93: Dark Starmer and Dirty COPs

The team discuss the Labour leader's newfound love of Thatcher, the news from COP28 and the Telegraph deal that even its journalists are against.
06/12/2336m 59s

92: Call Me Lord Dave

The team discuss the reshuffle, discover what David Cameron has been doing in his gap years, and what Suella Braverman would do if only she were home secretary. Plus: The Crown and a Nadine Dorries quiz.
22/11/2340m 2s

91: Papers, Paul and Plots

The team look at how Fleet Street is covering the Covid Inquiry given their own compromised hacks, discuss the man behind last week's conservative ARC conference, and pick a few holes in Nadine Dorries' The Plot. Plus, Matt Muir reveals what progress Rishi Sunak's AI conference has really made in averting an AI-pocalypse. 
08/11/2343m 36s

90: Electile Dysfunction

Ian, Helen, Adam and Andy discuss the Conservative by-electoral apocalypse, reveal why Donald Trump could be coming to a court near you, and say a fond farewell to cartoonist Tony Husband. 
25/10/2322m 43s

89: Government By Private Eye

Ian, Helen, Andy, and Richard Brooks discuss scrapping HS2, scrap on Teesside, long-delayed justice for victims of the Post Office and Labour's new policy of borrowing all its ideas from the pages of the Eye. 
11/10/2343m 14s

88: Brand Management

Ian, Helen, Adam and Andrew cover how the papers treated Russell Brand, Rishi Sunak’s climate U-turn, who really writes the Daily Mail's opinion pieces and Rupert Murdoch’s long-awaited step down (or sideways). Plus, Solomon Hughes provides an indispensable guide to the corporate side of Party Conferences, and where to get the best snacks. 
27/09/2342m 15s

87: Putting The 'Con' In Concrete

The Eye team discuss failing ceilings, the return of Big Liz Truss, wave goodbye to Mohammed Fayed and reveal why the Tees Valley isn't suing us (yet). Featuring Jane Mackenzie, Adam Macqueen, Helen Lewis, Andrew Hunter Murray and Ian Hislop.
13/09/2333m 33s

86: Late Lamented Queens

Andy, Helen and Adam take a look at the completely resigned Nadine Dorries, the Revenge of the Maybot, and the Great Royal Reboot (where you press a big button and then nothing happens). Plus, Richard Brooks digs into the figures at a very successful - then mysteriously unsuccessful - PPE supplier.
30/08/2344m 7s

85: Crooked Houses

Ian, Helen and Adam join Andrew to discuss the government’s new invention of ‘The Week’, the complete anchor Dan Wootton, and the smallest conceivable audience at the Edinburgh Fringe. Plus, Jane Mackenzie reveals what’s behind the spate of buildings going on fire up and down the country.
16/08/2335m 41s

84: Bunch Of Coutts

Elon Musk’s X marks the spod; debanking Nigel Farage and debagging Coutts; the reinvention of Rishi – the petrolhead PM; plus the inside story of the Royal Free hospital’s stem cell scandal.
02/08/2343m 43s

83: Water Disaster

Episode 83. Helen Lewis, Adam Macqueen and Jane Mackenzie join Andrew Hunter Murray to discuss the week's news: Have I got Huws For You, the imminent by-election bonanza and things (schools) falling apart. Plus, Solomon Hughes and Sarah Shannon reveal the UK's water situation.
19/07/2334m 29s

82: Fun in the Sun

Episode 82. Ian Hislop, Adam Macqueen and Helen Lewis take a look back at the week’s news, including Jeremy Clarkson’s car crash of a column, super injunctions that may or may not exist and children identifying as cats, or possibly just taking the piss. Plus journalist Richard Brooks goes down on the solar farm in Oxfordshire and looks for where the sun isn’t shining.
05/07/2335m 2s

81: Boris and Inquiries

Episode 81. Ian Hislop, Adam Macqueen and Helen Lewis take a look back at the week’s news - including Boris Johnson’s dangerously thin column, big SLAPPS and newspaper fire-sales; and medical correspondent Phil Hammond answers all your inquiries about the Covid Inquiry.
21/06/2336m 48s

80: Paul Foot Award Part III

Episode 80. Find out which of this year’s six entries won the grand prize, in a mini-episode recorded live at the Paul Foot Award in London. Featuring Ian Hislop, chief judge Padraig Reidy, and the Mystery Winner.
07/06/236m 38s

79: Paul Foot Award Part II

Episode 79. In the second half of the Paul Foot Award Shortlist, teams from the Sunday Times, Vice and the Guardian reveal what they've been digging into - namely Boris Johnson and the BBC chairman, Baroness Mone and a £200million PPE deal, and the dangerous rise of Andrew Tate. Tune in later this week for Part III, live from the award ceremony!
05/06/2333m 7s

78: Paul Foot Award Part I

Episode 78. In the most exciting crossover event in podcast history, the Paul Foot Award comes in three parts this year. In Part I the brilliant hacks from the Times, Observer and Newsquest Cumbria tell their stories, of unregulated psychologists in the family courts, dangerous police Taser use and British Gas breaking into people's homes to fit prepayment meters.
05/06/2328m 39s

77: Planet Destroying Technologies

Episode 77. Matt Muir provides the Eye’s take on new AI technology ChatGPT, which may well obliterate mankind in a new and exciting way, while Jane Mackenzie reveals the latest on open-cast mines in Wales, which might contribute to wiping out the species in an old-fashioned way.
24/04/2331m 45s

76: North And South

Episode 76. A mega-millions local government derby: Richard Brooks explains the mysterious dealings behind the Teeside ‘Freeport’, and Tim Minogue reveals how Croydon council managed to go bankrupt three times in two years. Free acre of highly contaminated waste ground with every download!
17/03/2333m 48s

75: Live At The National

Episode 75. For the first time since 2019 the Eye returns to the National Theatre for a live rendition of the Private Eye Annual. Including the dulcet tones of Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens, Harry Enfield, and Ian Hislop. Merry Christmas!
19/12/2229m 46s

74: Offshore Homes and Ing-er-land

Episode 74. Jane Mackenzie and Solomon Hughes unravel the tangled tale of who owns Britain’s military housing (spoiler: not only is it not the British government, it isn’t even owned in Britain) and Sarah Shannon takes a quick World Tour of the *other* countries involved in the World Cup who’ve been living up to the high standards set by Qatar. Free kick with every download!
06/12/2231m 5s

73: NHS and Saudi Deals

Episode 73. NHS and Saudi Deals. Heather Mills and the Eye’s medical correspondent Phil Hammond explain the ambulance crisis, appointments crisis, and all the other crises currently afflicting the national health service and what (if anything) can be done about them; and Solomon Hughes partially lifts the lid on a mysterious deal between the UK government and Saudi Arabia, which is currently too secret for the British taxpayer to know about. 40 free new hospitals (as promised by Boris Johnson) with every download!
09/08/2234m 3s

72: The Paul Foot Awards 2022

Episode 72. Finally being held not-over-Zoom for the first time in three years, this special episode comes from the Paul Foot Awards held to celebrate investigative journalism and commemorate the Eye’s great campaigning journalist Paul Foot. Download now to learn about six fascinating and enraging stories from six brilliant reporting teams!
17/06/2240m 18s

71: Knights And Queens

Episode 71. Richard Brooks reveals the latest on Ehud Sheleg, former Conservative Party treasurer and now Sir Ehud following the donation of a few million pounds; and in a Jubilee Special, Adam Macqueen discusses ‘The Queen And Eye’ and Brenda’s 70-plus appearances on the cover over her 70-year reign. Free gong with every download!
29/05/2228m 47s

70: Conflict And Classrooms

Episode 70. Antony Goldman and human rights correspondent Dr Grim reveal how Russia has spent decades practising for its war on Ukraine in other bits of the world. Plus a rare Good News Special: Eye hack Jane Mackenzie reveals what’s been going on in the government’s troubled Covid-catch-up programme for schools.
13/04/2236m 28s

69: Slipping Standards

Episode 69. Richard Brooks and Solomon Hughes discuss their recent appearance with editor Ian Hislop before the Parliamentary Committee on Standards, discussing MPs’ second jobs (and asking the MPs on the committee about their own financial interests). Free £100,000-a-year consultancy position with every download!
18/02/2230m 3s

68: The Snooty Fox

Episode 68. Tim Minogue of Rotten Boroughs tells the story of a pub landlord bankrupted and imprisoned by a local council vendetta, who has finally secured justice after more than 20 years; and housing correspondent Rachael Claye lifts the lid on the government’s (latest) promise to sort out the cladding crisis to see how much good it will actually do.
20/01/2236m 13s

67: Ho-Ho-Ho House Of Windsor

Episode 67. Francis Wheen and Adam Macqueen provide the lowdown behind the punch-up that's knocked the royal family sideways; and Lewis MacLeod and Jan Ravens bring the Eye's 2021 annual to life in our traditional 'Not At The National Theatre Due To Covid' show. 30 minutes of free glorious isolation from the world with every download!
16/12/2132m 4s

66: A Bunch Of Shits

Episode 66. Jane Mackenzie and Karen Liebreich explain the sewage crisis which is sluicing its way into Britain’s rivers and coasts, and human rights correspondent Dr Grim discusses the Iranian regime’s prison system. A thousand free litres of raw effluent with every download!
25/11/2139m 54s

65: Profits Of Doom

Episode 65. Richard Brooks and Solomon Hughes cover both ends of the Covid wealth gap - from the companies making mega-millions out of lazy procurement processes all the way to the workers having their wages levelled down rather than up. Free major government contract with every download!
13/10/2138m 31s

64: MD and Megaliths

Episode 64. The Eye’s medical correspondent Phil Hammond discusses what comes next in the fight against Covid, and Jane Mackenzie covers the fight over what happens next under Stonehenge. Free sarsen with every download!
18/08/2131m 59s

63: It Was 60 Years Ago Today

Episode 63. It Was 60 Years Ago Today. Adam Macqueen and Ian Hislop discuss the forthcoming '60 Yearbook', a guide to the last six decades as seen by Private Eye. Free plug with every download!
13/07/2135m 49s

62: The Paul Foot Awards 2021

Episode 62. Stay six Feet away from everyone else and tune in to the best investigative journalism broadcast of the year, featuring a cast of thousands of brilliant journalists and insights into their work. Featuring Cobra meetings, Barnard Castle, dubious Covid contracts, David Cameron’s text messages, and much, much more.
15/06/211h 5m

61: Greensill and Prince Phil

Episode 61. Richard Brooks and Solomon Hughes return for a follow-up episode about ACOBA and the revolving door - spoiler alert, the problems haven’t been fixed - plus a Reader’s Complaints Special with editor Ian Hislop.
07/05/2132m 37s

60: Military Mayhem and Mobile Homes

Episode 60. Jane Mackenzie and Solomon Hughes discuss the new ‘Integrated Review’ of Britain’s defences in the 21st century, and the thrilling new war machines that don’t quite exist yet; and Heather Mills turns over mobile homes to reveal the pitfalls that lie beneath them. Free BAE Systems Tempest fighter aircraft with every download!
01/04/2133m 28s

59: Catching Up and Cap'n Bob

Episode 59. Jane Mackenzie reveals how the government’s catch-up tutoring programme for Covid-hit schools is going to work (or not work), and Ian Hislop and Francis Wheen discuss the suddenly fashionable Robert Maxwell and his habit of putting on the writs.
05/03/2138m 38s

58: Lorries, LTNs and Liu

Episode 58. Richard Brooks has been on a pilgrimage to Kent to uncover the hidden chaos of Brexit; Tim Minogue reveals the unexpected downsides of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, and Francis Wheen laments the departure of one of the Telegraph's finest hacks, who also happens to be the Chinese ambassador to Britain.
04/02/2134m 1s

57: Christmas Stock-pil-ing

Episode 57. MD, AKA Phil Hammond, gives a roundup of the year’s Covid news, Richard Brooks and Solomon Hughes look under the bonnet of the government’s latest outsourcing disasters, we speak to Sarah Shannon about Farmed Salmon, and say farewell to the Eye’s friend John Sessions. Free (glass of) port with every download!
14/12/2052m 44s

56: US Election Fake News Special

Episode 56. In a one-off departure from our usual format, Ian Hislop interviews James Alefantis - the Washington restaurateur whose pizza restaurant has been swept up in multiple conspiracy theories - first Pizzagate and now QAnon.
31/10/2029m 33s

55: Media, MD and Magazines

Episode 55. Eye hacks Tim Minogue and Adam Macqueen discuss the latest goings-on at BBC News, who's being sacked and who isn't (yet); Phil Hammond, aka MD, reveals what's going on at The Agency Formerly Known As Public Health England; and Ian Hislop provides some insight into the magazine trade, via the Eye's latest sales figures. Free advert for subscription with every download!
01/09/2035m 47s

54: Serco, Sailors and Spies

Episode 54. Richard Brooks reveals the big governmental lessons from COVID-19, Heather Mills and Sarah Shannon discuss the beggaring of sailors around the world by complacent shipowners, and Francis Wheen reports on the bugging the Fabulous Feuding Barclay Brothers have been engaging in.
09/07/2044m 35s

53: Nice Footwork

Episode 53. This month's podcast comes to you from the Paul Foot Awards 2020, featuring all the shortlisted entries for the best investigative journalism of the year. Includes cameos from Ian Hislop and Chief Judge Padraig Reidy, and sound effects from the star-studded Paul Foot Awards party, recorded last year as parties are no longer allowed. Free canapé with every download!
09/06/2059m 59s

52: COVID-19

Episode 52. This month’s podcast is all about COVID-19. The Eye’s medical correspondent, MD, discusses the latest developments, plus some faint lights at the end of the tunnel, and a team of the Eye’s hacks reveal how the pandemic has affected the EU, education, housing, social media, and the Street of Shame. Free face mask with every download! (Only joking, there are none left anywhere)
04/05/2056m 31s

51: IICSA

Episode 51. This month’s podcast is all about the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and the Eye’s coverage of it. Featuring Adam Macqueen, Jane Mackenzie and Francis Wheen. Free tin of tomatoes with every download! (Only joking, there are none left.)
30/03/2042m 11s

50: Grenfell and Scotland

Episode 50. Rachael Claye and Peter Apps discuss the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and the web of failures leading up to the tragedy in 2017. Also, the Eye's Francis Wheen reveals why the Commonwealth is looking askance at its high-rolling Secretary General - who used to work for Private Eye...
04/03/2046m 6s

49: Going Postal

Episode 49. Richard Brooks and Nick Wallis reveal the extraordinary twenty-year scandal that has been dogging the Post Office, the editor discusses how to make fun of the Royal Family, and Flunkey's true identity is revealed (or not). Free sub-postmaster with every download!
04/02/2053m 2s

48: Live at the National Theatre!

Episode 48. An all-star cast brings the Private Eye annual from page to stage for a Christmas bonanza. Starring Ian Hislop, John Sessions, Lewis MacLeod, Jan Ravens and Harry Enfield. Free tiding of comfort and joy with every download!
19/12/1928m 2s

47: So. Farewell then...

Episode 47. A podcast tribute to the Eye's first editor, Christopher Booker, including interviews with Adam Macqueen and Ian Hislop. Free E.J. Thribb-threnody with every download!
24/07/1924m 3s

46: 1500 Glorious Episodes

Episode 46. As the magazine reaches its 1500th episode, Page 94 interviews Ian Hislop in an OBN special, finds out about the ghost on the 3rd floor, and challenges the Eye's official quizmaster to a quiz.
11/07/1924m 45s

45: Paul Foot Awards Special

Episode 45. Recorded live at Private Eye's annual Paul Foot Awards, this special episode interviews the investigative journalists who have hacked their way through thickets of secrecy and obfuscation and made their way onto the shortlist for the prestigious award. Free canapé with every download!
25/06/1948m 45s

44: Treasurers, Shopping Malls and Banging On

Episode 44. Triple bill for the last in the series! Richard Brooks on the mysterious man running the Tory party's finances; Tim Minogue on cash-strapped councils coming a cropper; and Ian Hislop and Heather Mills on the stories that run for years...and years. Free 'I was reading about this in 1996' badge with every download!
11/03/1945m 35s

43: China and Forkbenders

Episode 43. The Eye's human rights correspondent, the mysterious Dr Grim, reveals what it's like being one of China's Uighur Muslims (spoiler: it's not great), and Adam Macqueen and Francis Wheen commemorate the passing of one of the Eye's great sparring partners/legal threats, Lady Falkender. Free lavender notepad with every download!
22/02/1929m 9s

42: Mental Health and Dumb Britain

Episode 42. Phil Hammond (AKA M.D.) and Heather Mills discuss the state of Britain’s mental health provision, and Marcus Berkmann spills the beans on everyone’s favourite quiz column.
04/02/1929m 51s

41: Fire and Franchising

Episode 41. A triple bill for 2019: Jane Mackenzie discusses the dangerous cuts to the fire service and Adam Macqueen reveals the 'local' telly which is anything but. PLUS a special report from Francis Wheen on whether Brexit is more like Agincourt, Suez, or the Battle of Hastings. (Spoiler alert: it's all of them!)
15/01/1933m 45s

40: Live at the National

Episode 40. A star-studded cast of Harry Enfield, John Sessions, Jan Ravens and Lewis MacLeod join editor Ian Hislop for a live show at the National Theatre looking back at the year's news. Free plug for the Private Eye Annual with every download!
10/12/1827m 11s

39: Probation and Penmanship

Episode 39. Solomon Hughes talks us through the woes of the privatised probation service, and cartoonist Richard Jolley gives us a guide to the EU-phemisms cartoon. Free £150 bottle of wine with every download!
30/11/1832m 22s

38: The Russians Are Coming

Episode 38. Page 94 returns! A special episode all about Putin's money-laundering pals, and the British bankers, lawyers and accountants who are letting it happen. Free Belgravia mansion with every download!
16/11/1829m 56s

37: Bumper Broadcast Holiday Special

Episode 37. School’s out for summer - and, in lots of places, for ever. Jane Mackenzie and Solomon Hughes discuss the government's bizarre new school system - plus, the Eye's social media maven Matt Muir makes his Page 94 debut with a dissection of Facebook's recent woes. The last before the summer holidays - Page 94 Will Return!
08/08/1842m 19s

36: Doctors and Darrens

Episode 36. As the NHS hits 70, Phil Hammond gives a rundown just how run-down it is, and Francis Wheen delivers an 'Eye Told You So' about the Vote Leave spending skulduggery during the Brexit referendum, featuring a mysterious young man called Darren.
25/07/1828m 40s

35: Lagoons and Lawsuits

Episode 35. Sarah Shannon talks us through the travails of a doomed tidal energy project, and Francis Wheen tells the rollicking tale of Telegraph-owning twins the Barclay brothers and their attempts to bang up a blogger. Free speech with every download!
12/07/1828m 15s

34: Footy Footy Footy

Episode 34. A special episode from the Paul Foot Awards, featuring the cream of British investigative journalism, interviews with the judges, and the whole shortlist. Free lukewarm canapé with every download!
29/06/1835m 59s

33: Bean Counters and Dog Lovers

Episode 33. A new series of Page 94! The Eye's tax correspondent Richard Brooks discusses the men who broke capitalism while pretending to be accountants, and Adam Macqueen reveals the Eye's role in Jeremy Thorpe's downfall. Plus, we go to a party.
13/06/1836m 50s

32: Credit and Christmas

Episode 32. Eye hack Heather Mills explains the delays and chaos of the new Universal Credit system of benefits - and, as a CHRISTMAS TREAT, a special preview of the Eye’s annual Eye Annual show at the National Theatre. Free advert for the Private Eye Annual with every download!
20/12/1731m 23s

31: Paradise and Paper

Episode 31. Page 94 speaks to Richard Brooks and Christian Eriksson about the shadowy millionaires keeping their money in sun-kissed foreign islands, and to Grizelda about cartoons and cartooning. Free 'I Remember When The Paradise Papers Were Called The Panama Papers' T-shirt with every download!
22/11/1731m 22s

30: The Plodcast

Episode 30. A special episode on bungling police, including investigations into the Eye's own subscriber list and Ted Heath. With appearances from Jane Mackenzie, Rosie Waterhouse, Francis Wheen, and Ian Hislop. Free Get Out Of Jail card with every download!
19/10/1726m 31s

29: Brexit and Blood

Episode 29. Heather Mills discusses the contaminated blood scandal which has finally been granted a public inquiry, and the series ends with a medley of Eye contributors - led by Our Man In Brussels, Ben Fox - telling us everything we know about Brexit, and everything we don't. Free movement of people with every download!
27/07/1732m 26s

28: The Paul Foot Awards Return!

Episode 28. A special episode from the awards ceremony for investigative journalism, including dodgy fishing quotas, dodgy Garden Bridges, exorcisms and more. Free press with every download!
26/06/1729m 31s

27: Finance and Forensics

Episode 27. Election-Free Special! A strong and stable episode all about how Britain's getting involved in dodgy trade deals overseas, plus the first edition of CSI:94, investigating who murdered Britain's Forensics Science Service. Free enormous bribe with every download!
05/06/1727m 48s

26: Hospitals and Hacks

Episode 26. An election medical special: the Eye's medical correspondent, MD, talks about the Conservatives' last 7 years running the NHS, and a special EYE TOLD YOU SO feature from tech correspondent Emma Woollacott on the NHS computer catastrophe. Free 'I Love Jeremy Hunt' sticker (totally pristine, never before used) with every download!
19/05/1729m 55s

25: Housing and Secret Identities

Episode 25. Eye housing editor Rachael Claye discusses the government's recent Homelessness bill and the state of the housing market, PLUS Ian Hislop on why the Eye's writers trade under assumed names. Free nom de plume with every download!
13/04/1732m 23s

24: Soldiers and Trump

Episode 24. Page 94 returns for a new series! This week: the Eye's military correspondent Paul Vickers reveals the tangled web between the army and private firms, and diarist Craig Brown discusses the best way of channelling the 45th President of the USA. Free Type 45 Destroyer with every download!
29/03/1729m 43s

23: Courtrooms, Councillors and Completely Bogus News - a triple bill!

Episode 23. With Ian Hislop, Jane Mackenzie and Tim Minogue. Free Satire Detector with every download!
03/12/1627m 37s

22: 30 Glorious Years

Episode 22. A second special inter-series episode! Ian Hislop has been editor for thirty years. To celebrate, Eye hack Adam Macqueen interviews editor Ian Hislop about his three decades on the Editorial Throne. Free "That's Enough. Ed." sticker with every download!
14/10/1632m 53s

21: Revolving Doors

Episode 21. A special bonus in-between-series episode! This week, the revolving door between government and big business, with the authors of our special report Richard Brooks and Solomon Hughes. Free £300,000-a-year job at a FTSE 100 firm with every download!
19/09/1622m 53s

20: Deepcut

Episode 20. A special report with the Eye's Heather Mills, discussing the murky history of the Deepcut barracks and the tragedies that resulted from Army mismanagement. Last in the series - free 'Bring Back Page 94' petition slip with every download...
17/06/1619m 49s

19: Pubs and Lunches

Episode 19. Tim Minogue and Sarah Shannon reveal why so many pubs are closing, and Adam Macqueen and Maisie Glazebrook spill the beans on the Eye's notorious fortnightly lunches. Free pint of Gnome '61 with every download!
27/05/1624m 24s

18: PF-Eye

Episode 18. The Eye's investigative team spill the beans on the why the Private Finance Initiative, the ingenious government money-machine which makes whole schools fall over. Plus an interview with the gag-writing team of Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain, the men behind the Angry Baby and the Letter From Corbyn. Free ruinous 30-year contract with every download!
12/05/1627m 32s

17: Books and Bans

Episode 17. Francis Wheen and Adam Macqueen give the latest on the least-effective celebrity injunction of all time, PLUS Jane Mackenzie on 21st-century libraries. Free three-letter judicial acronym with every download!
29/04/1628m 39s

16: Panamania

Episode 16. Richard Brooks and Solomon Hughes give the Private Eye take on the Panama Papers and offshore tax havens, PLUS Nick Newman on the art of Dave Snooty And His Pals. Free Definitely Legal And Perfectly Above Board British Virgin Island Company with every download!
15/04/1626m 49s

15: The Eye Online

Episode 15. SERIES THREE BEGINS! This week, the Eye Online: Ian Hislop and Adam Macqueen discuss the Eye's digital strategy (spoiler alert: there isn't one) and the ways newspapers are surviving the digital age. Plus an interview with Ed Barrett, author of From The Message Boards. Free Independent website with every download!
31/03/1630m 47s

14: Care and Criticism

Episode 14. A special feature on the two kinds of care - health and social - and the yawning gap between them, with the Eye's medical correspondent MD and In The Back's Heather Mills. PLUS, an exclusive (and very gossipy) chat with the man behind the literary pages, DJ Taylor. Free biting critique with every download!
13/12/1529m 52s

13: The Architect and the Lawyer

Episode 13. Exciting interviews about collapsing buildings with architecture correspondent Piloti (AKA Gavin Stamp) and collapsing lawsuits with the Eye's in-house lawyer. Free editor (barring contempt of court) with every download!
30/11/1528m 43s

12: FOI

Episode 12. Freedom Of Information SPECIAL EPISODE, interviewing the Eye's crack investigative squad. Free-Dom of Information with every download!
16/11/1527m 27s

11: Back To The 80s

Episode 11. Adam Macqueen and Francis Wheen (aka 'Private Eye's Google') on the stories which have been bubbling away for 30 years, and David Ziggy Greene on the art of drawing the news as it happens. Free flexidisc (ask your parents) with every download!
02/11/1525m 34s

10: Big Business and Tax Havens

Episode 10. SERIES TWO BEGINS! This week, an investigative double bill: Solomon Hughes on big business at party conferences, and Richard Brooks and Christian Eriksson on the Eye's all-new map of British property owned from tax havens. Free Cayman Island with every download!
15/10/1534m 11s

9: Honours and Letters

Episode 9. For episode 9.4, a triple letter score: Letters after one's name (Solomon Hughes on the honours system), Letters From Berlin (Anthony Goldman, Private Eye's global bureau chief) and Letters From The Great British Public (Tristan Davies, Chief Subeditor). Final episode of Series 1 - free hanky with every download!
14/07/1531m 34s

8: Michael Heath and Tax Havens

Episode 8. An interview with Michael Heath, who's been drawing funny things for sixty years and a surprising look at exactly who owns all the land in Britain. Free Tax Haven getaway with every download!
18/06/1523m 5s

7: Cartooning and Phone Hacking

Episode 7. A look at the magic of the cartooning process, plus Adam Macqueen with an indispensable guide to phone hacking at the Mirror. Free Alan Yentob voicemail with every download!
04/06/1531m 18s

6: Magazine Covers and Rotten Boroughs

Episode 6. Ian Hislop on the fine art of the magazine's covers and Tim Minogue on the murky world of Rotten Boroughs. Free 'I am outraged, please cancel my subscription' form with every download!
22/05/1529m 8s

5: An election TRIPLE BILL

Episode 5. Ian Hislop on Prime Ministerial Parodies, Adam Macqueen on locking up journalists, and Phil Hammond on the Conservative and Labour pledges about the NHS. Free Sun reporter with every download!
05/05/1541m 19s

4: Craig Brown and Heather Mills

Episode 4. Craig Brown on the art of parody and investigative hack Heather Mills on murky goings-on in the village of Botton. Free manifesto pledge with every download! (Warning: manifesto pledge is an aspiration only and not a promise. Price of podcast may be raised to £9000).
17/04/1521m 40s

3: Higher Education and Piers Morgan

Episode 3. Dealing with two enormous, intractable, but very different problems: higher education and Piers Morgan. Free extended metaphor with every download.
01/04/1517m 3s

2: Wheen, Hislop and Newman

Episode 2. Francis Wheen on everything you ever wanted to know about HSBC and the Telegraph, plus an interview with Ian Hislop and Nick Newman about the Eye's own Gnome Mart. Free ant with every download! (Please note: ant may be lost in transit)
19/03/1520m 48s

1: Martin Honeysett and the Paul Foot Awards

Episode 1. A new half-hour audio treat which goes behind the scenes at the Paul Foot Journalism Awards and remembers cartoonist Martin Honeysett. Featuring: FIFA, football, floods, flogging arms and flinging cakes in cartoonists' faces...
04/03/1534m 10s
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