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Evil Genius with Russell Kane

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Where do you draw the line? Each week, we examine a cultural icon’s back story and weigh up the good against the bad.

Where do you draw the line? Each week, we examine a cultural icon’s back story and weigh up the good against the bad.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Where do you draw the line? Each week, we examine a cultural icon’s back story and weigh up the good against the bad.

Language:

English


Episodes

Margaret Thatcher

5/9/2018
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Russell and his panellists Grainne Maguire, Sindhu Vee and Omar Hamdi weigh up the Iron Lady. It's a hard hitting political debate involving hairspray, Judi Dench and ninjas.

Duration:00:32:10

Steve Jobs

5/2/2018
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Russell and his panelists Simon Evans, Bec Hill and Stephen Bailey try and decide whether Steve Jobs is evil or a genius. Without him this podcast may not have existed. Will that affect their decision?

Duration:00:29:54

Hugh Hefner

4/25/2018
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Russell Kane gets into his dressing gown to talk about Hugh Hefner while his panel Stephen Bailey, Bec Hill and Simon Evans look the other way.

Duration:00:31:45

Gandhi

4/18/2018
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Surely not Gandhi? Russell Kane reveals there might be an evil side to the father of modern India. With panelists Grainne Maguire, Sindhu Vee and Omar Hamdi.

Duration:00:34:55

Roald Dahl

4/11/2018
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Will Russell Kane’s revelations about Roald Dahl stop you from reading The BFG ever again? Panellists Judi Love, Kelly Convey and Imran Yusuf have their childhood memories tainted forever.

Duration:00:28:45

Albert Einstein

4/4/2018
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Kindly favourite-uncle genius with comedy hair, or controlling egomanic? Russell Kane attempts to explain the theory of relativity to Caz Frear, Sean McLoughlin and Rachel Parris.

Duration:00:26:05

Richard Pryor

3/28/2018
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Richard Pryor may be the comedian’s comedian, but there is plenty in his life story that isn’t so funny. Russell Kane discusses whether his genius outweighs his evil, with panellists Judi Love, Kelly Convey and Imran Yusuf.

Duration:00:31:38

Evelyn Waugh

3/21/2018
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Writing Brideshead Revisited? Genius. Naming his son Auberon? Evil. And it gets worse... Russell weighs it all up with Jolyon Rubinstein, Ellie White and Sadie Harrison.

Duration:00:26:37

Marie Stopes: birth control pioneer

3/14/2018
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Russell Kane asks whether birth control pioneer Marie Stopes had a more sinister motive.. with Dane Baptiste, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Iszi Lawrence.

Duration:00:36:09

John Lennon

3/7/2018
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Peace, love and an intolerance of laughter. Was the music worth it all? Depends who you ask. With Rachel Parris, Caz Frear and Sean McLoughlin.

Duration:00:30:26

Welcome to Evil Genius with Russell Kane

3/5/2018
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The show where we ask: Where do you draw the line?

Duration:00:01:05