Remainiacs - The Brexit Podcast

REMAINIACS is a no flim flam Brexit podcast for everyone who knows that leaving the EU won't be un morceau de gateau. We're not sick of experts and we won't shut up and get over it. Presented by Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian with Ian Dunt of, Naomi Smith of Best For Britain (personal capacity only!), Ros Taylor of the LSE (personal capacity only, again), Alex Andreou AKA @SturdyAlex, German-Nepalese journalist Nina Schick, actor Ingrid Oliver and scores of special guests. Follow us on Twitter at @RemainiacsCast (! Support us on Patreon and #OwnTheRemoan: Our YouTube channel is here:

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episode 153: 153: LET'S GET TACTICAL, the legacy of Empire and more Ask Remainiacs

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episode 151: 151: BORIS, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE with guest Peter Foster of the Telegraph

A first for Remainiacs as we welcome a guest from the Telegraph! But don’t worry, it’s their eminently sensible Europe Editor PETER FOSTER with a tour d’horizon of the frosty future that Britain faces if Johnson gets the Brexit he says he want...



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BONUS PODCAST: Remainiacs Live in Manchester with guest Rob Ford

Our first live show in Manchester YES OK SALFORD on Sat 2 November was a smash hit. Dorian, Ros and Ian joined special guest Rob Ford of the University of Manchester onstage at The Lowry theatre to deal with the state of play in those far-off days of...



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episode 149: CAMPAIGN STUPOR-NOVA with guest John Crace

As Christmelection 2019 finally, finally, finally gets under way, could Boris Johnson’s good-time blustering turn out to be a campaigning bug, not a feature? Why we should all have looked harder at the opinion poll which claimed that voters were OK with political violence as long as they got their way on Brexit. And The Guardian’s magnificent political sketch-writer JOHN CRACE joins us to talk about his new book Decline And Fail (https://www.waterstones...


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