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James Delingpole and Toby Young discuss and explain British and European politics and culture for their American audience.

James Delingpole and Toby Young discuss and explain British and European politics and culture for their American audience.

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James Delingpole and Toby Young discuss and explain British and European politics and culture for their American audience.

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@Ricochet

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English


Episodes

Peter Hitchens: Liberty in the Age of Covid-19

3/26/2020
On March 21st, in his Daily Mail column, Peter Hitchens asked the unaskable: Is shutting down Britain – with unprecedented curbs on ancient liberties – REALLY the best answer? “This is our future,” he wrote, “and if I did not lift my voice to speak up for it now, even if I do it quite […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/peter-hitches-liberty-in-the-age-of-covid-19/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month!...

Duration:00:44:58

Two Metre Minimum

3/23/2020
We are being responsible and maintaining our distance this week as Toby and James say the unsayable and wonder if shutting down the global economy will be worth it in terms of lives saved. Also, the Stasi-like tendencies of the Twitter social isolation police, Boris’s handling of the crisis and whether the pandemic will mean […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/two-metre-minimum/. Now become a Ricochet member for only...

Duration:00:46:22

My Corona

3/17/2020
On this week’s edition of the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast®, our men revisit the COVID-19 Panic Scale from last week and find a reversal of circumstances (primarily because James thinks he’s already had it.) Compared to how other nations have attacked the problem of this pandemic, how is the Prime Minister doing? Has there […] Sponsored by Earnest Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/my-corona-2/. Now become a...

Duration:00:36:46

The Panic Scale

3/10/2020
On a scale of how worried to be about Coronavirus, Toby is on three, but James is on eight. In fact, James thinks he’s got it. As of publication there’s been 373 confirmed cases in the UK and 6 confirmed deaths. Also on the agenda: Britain’s forthcoming green budget from the relatively unknown (but heavily […] Sponsored by Bambee Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/the-panic-scale/. Now become a Ricochet member for only...

Duration:00:44:07

The Boris Baby

3/2/2020
This week on the ever-popular, growing by leaps and bounds, London Calling, James sneaks off to Bristol where he goes undercover disguised as a member of Antifa to attend a Greta Thunberg rally. Then James and Toby congratulate their old friend the Prime Minister on the news of his impending nuptials and the prospect of […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/the-boris-baby/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a...

Duration:00:27:43

Going Viral

2/26/2020
On this week’s edition of the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast®, a house-bound James and enthusiastic Toby talk about the Coronavirus pandemic (and… shhhhh…. a little insider trading), compare Bernie Sanders to outgoing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and assess his chances of beating Trump. Then it’s on to the Ministry of Culture and the fallout […] Sponsored by Earnest Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:43:45

The Emergency Room

2/17/2020
On this week’s edition of the United Kingdom’s Fastest Growing and Most Trusted Podcast®, James discusses with Toby his and his daughter’s adventures with the NHS in the A&E of his local hospital (that’s an ER for you Yanks), as well as the casualties of Boris’s recent Cabinet reshuffle. Then it’s up to Cambridge where […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/the-emergency-room/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a...

Duration:00:47:18

Stand Up Guys

2/12/2020
Say what you want about our intrepid podcasters but they are real stand up guys. For Toby, he’s fresh from his smash debut as a stand up comic, for James… well, he’s lucky just to be standing up, having spent the last couple of days battling what he’s sure is some Chinese bioweapon disease. As […] Sponsored by Bambee Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/stand-up-guys/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month!...

Duration:00:43:18

Sealed With a Kiss

2/4/2020
In the first true Brexit Era outing, James and Toby talk about their recreation of the famous VJ-Day kiss in London, as well as the BBC’s woeful coverage of the Brexit celebrations. Then it’s off to Boris’s ‘Green Conservatism,’ Prince William’s criticisms of the BAFTAs for being insufficiently diverse and whether the word ‘Empire’ should […] Sponsored by Earnest Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:44:33

Happy Brexit Day!

1/31/2020
It’s short but it’s oh, so sweet. James and Toby are together in London to celebrate the United Kingdom officially ending their time in the European Union. Raise a glass boys! Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/happy-brexit-day/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/membership/. Subscribe to London Calling in Apple Podcasts (and leave a 5-star...

Duration:00:16:47

Brexit: Wah-Wah Way

1/27/2020
James and Toby need to be careful on this week’s edition of the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast® because someone may be listening in… Yeah, we know, that’s the point. Still they argue about whether Boris is about to betray Brexit by giving Huawei the green light on building the country’s 5G cellular network and […] Sponsored by Allen Carr Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/brexit-wah-wah-way/. Now become a...

Duration:00:46:49

Megxit

1/20/2020
On this week’s edition of the United Kingdom’s Fastest Growing and Most Trusted Podcast®, the country’s true power couple, James and Toby, marvel at the Queen’s negotiating skills, who has proved better than Theresa May at facing down a hostile foreign power. They also discuss the subject of the latest Delingpod, Laurence Fox, and the […] Sponsored by Allen Carr Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/megxit/. Now become a...

Duration:00:49:07

The Royal Yoko

1/13/2020
This week on the United Kingdom’s Fastest Growing and Most Trusted Podcast®, James and Toby discuss (what else?) the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s ‘conscious uncoupling” from the Royal Family and speculate about the source of Meghan’s power over Harry. Then it’s on to the lack of diversity in the Oscar and BAFTA nominations, their […] Sponsored by Allen Carr Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/the-royal-yoko/. Now become...

Duration:00:52:16

In Praise of Gervais

1/7/2020
This week on the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast®, James and Toby talk about their new hero Ricky Gervais and his latest turn as the host of the Golden Globes, as well as Qasem Soleimani, Harvey Weinstein, the Australian bushfires and why Gwyneth Paltrow should be the next leader of the Labour Party (because no […] Sponsored by Allen Carr Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/in-praise-of-gervais/. Now become a...

Duration:00:44:15

The Fox and Hounds

12/30/2019
Like a two-man flash mob of International Men of Mystery you never know when you’re likely to get an extra dose of Delingpole & Young. We hadn’t planned on a show until the New Year – but with stuff this good you can’t stop it, you can only hope to contain it. What brings our […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/the-fox-and-hounds/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been...

Duration:00:50:03

Christmas Comes Early

12/17/2019
It’s our gift to the world! In this episode of the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast®, James and Toby bring you loads of Christmas cheer. We start with the UK’s most famous Christmas tree (that barely fits in the Delingpole household) and more importantly, handy and manly tips on buying gifts for the wife. After […] Sponsored by Spectator USA Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/christmas-comes-early/. Now become a...

Duration:00:52:10

Red is Dead

12/13/2019
Must. Not. Gloat. Oh, the heck with that. It’s an Election Special and James and Toby discuss Boris Johnson’s glorious victory. Brexit. Get it done. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/red-is-dead/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/membership/. Subscribe to London Calling in Apple Podcasts (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS feed....

Duration:00:29:18

The Gulag Braggadocio

12/11/2019
In the first of two (!) episodes this week, James and Toby argue about who is better prepared for political imprisonment if Jeremy Corbyn wins the election. Both lay down their markers on the results, so place your bets. In other news they lament the fact that a BBC disc jockey has banned ‘Fairytale of […] Sponsored by Spectator USA Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/london-calling/the-gulag-braggadocio/. Now become a Ricochet member...

Duration:00:52:58

Squeaky Bum Time

12/4/2019
This week on the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast®, James Delingpole and Toby “Tory Tosser” Young get sweaty and nervous about Britain’s forthcoming election. And with good reason: The Electoral Calculus Projections opened with a Tory majority of 72 and now it’s down to 34. The 12th of December is coming fast. They also discuss […] Sponsored by Quip, Spectator USA Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:47:20

Tofu Salad or Red Meat

11/25/2019
In America, we call them “Party Platforms.” In the UK they’re still called “Manifestos.” And if you’re running someone like Jeremy Corbyn, why not? This week on the United Kingdom’s Most Trusted Podcast®, James and Toby dive into the buffet that is the Conservative Party manifesto, which Mr. Delingpole finds indigestible but Mr. Young finds […] Sponsored by Spectator USA Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:47:19