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Adam Fleming and the BBC’s politics team bring you the essential guide to the 2019 UK general election.

Adam Fleming and the BBC’s politics team bring you the essential guide to the 2019 UK general election.
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Adam Fleming and the BBC’s politics team bring you the essential guide to the 2019 UK general election.

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English


Episodes

Electioncast, Actually

12/10/2019
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It’s the penultimate day of the campaign! Boris Johnson is driving through a polystyrene wall, Jon Ashworth’s been caught on tape and Hugh Grant wants people to vote tactically. Plus Emma Barnett joins us to talk last night’s under-30s Question Time. Producers: Harriet Noble, Emma Close and Ione Wells Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:32:14

Electioncast: (Not) So Solid Crewe

12/9/2019
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With only three days left of campaigning, Boris Johnson is criticised for initially refusing to look at a picture of a sick boy who had to sleep on the floor of a Leeds hospital. And Adam heads to Crewe to chat to a group of undecided voters. Producers: Ione Wells & Harriet Noble Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:35:46

Reflectioncast: Guto Harri & Laura Parker

12/7/2019
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Not long to go… Guto Harri, a former adviser to Boris Johnson and Laura Parker, the national coordinator of Momentum, tell us why their man should get the top job. Producer: Emma Close Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:36:27

Electioncast: THE FINAL SHOWDOWN

12/6/2019
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Adam, Laura and Nick Robinson bring you the highlights, analysis and backstage goss from the final BBC leaders’ debate in Maidstone. Producer: Harriet Noble Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:29:29

DEAD RINGERS SPECIALl!

12/5/2019
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It’s the last Brexitcast before polling day. We look at what the main parties have been saying about Brexit on the campaign trail. And we invite Jon Culshaw and Jan Ravens from Dead Ringers in to take the piss out of us. Producers: Emma Close & Ione Wells Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:37:29

Electioncast: Snow Comment

12/4/2019
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In this extra-special bumper edition we talk Trump’s tiff with Trudeau, Labour’s spending plans and Jo Swinson meeting some bees. Plus Northern Ireland, what the parties are promising to disabled voters, and the history of general elections. And perhaps most importantly… what is the weather going to be like when we go to the polls? Producers: Harriet Noble and Ione Wells Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:32:59

Electioncast: Trump's In Town

12/3/2019
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President Trump’s in the UK for the NATO summit, so we called up our favourite America-watcher Emily Maitlis to dissect what that means, if anything, for the election. Plus Jeremy Corbyn says sorry for anti-semitism in the Labour party, and we take a trip to Merseyside to find out what a “Southport Swinger” is. Producers: Harriet Noble and Frankie Tobi Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:27:16

JOHN CURTICECAST

12/2/2019
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Two Johns and a Vicki… John Pienaar and Vicki Young join us to discuss the political fallout from the London Bridge attack, and the ultimate election guru Professor Sir John Curtice explains what the polls are really telling us. Producers: Harriet Noble and Emma Close Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:26:27

Reflectioncast: Leaders respond to London Bridge attack

11/30/2019
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Chris Mason is joined by former Boris Johnson adviser, Jo Tanner and Lord Stewart Wood, a former adviser to Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown, to reflect on the election campaign. Chris also talks to the BBC’s Security Correspondent, Frank Gardner, after the terror attack at London bridge. Producers: Cristina Criddle and Ione Wells Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:32:19

Climatecast!

11/29/2019
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Last night Channel 4 hosted a debate among party leaders focusing on climate change. Although seven were invited only five took to the stage, with Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage being replace with ice sculptures. Sadly we couldn’t afford any frozen effigies of prominent politicians, but we can bring you a special episode with Leila Nathoo and David Shukman looking back at the debate. Producer: Harriet Noble Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:25:12

What's Gove Got To Do With It?

11/28/2019
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The BBC Scotland Editor, Sarah Smith, joins Adam and Chris to discuss the SNP manifesto. And we have a Tina Turner quiz to mark her 80th birthday... naturally. Producers: Emma Close and Harriet Noble Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:28:34

The Receipts Special

11/27/2019
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In a special bumper mega edition, we welcome the hosts of The Receipts podcast to Electioncast HQ. They're here to answer your election-related relationship dilemmas. Plus Labour's "major" NHS announcement, and Electionfiles returns. Producers: Rianna Croxford, Emma Close and Harriet Noble Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:35:13

Electioncast: Stormzy vs MC Gove

11/26/2019
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The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis attacks Labour’s record on anti-Semitism, we take the political temperature in the South West…. and Michael Gove (sort of) tries his hand at rap. Producers: Harriet Noble, Frankie Tobi and Cristina Criddle Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:27:32

Stand by your man... ifesto

11/25/2019
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It’s manifesto season, and today we’re looking at not one but five launches (well, one is technically a “contract”). Plus we explain nurse numbers using Christmas cupcakes. Producers: Emma Close, Harriet Noble and Cristina Criddle Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:26:45

Reflectioncast: David Blunkett & Polly Mackenzie

11/23/2019
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Electioncast is in Sheffield! Former Home Secretary David Blunkett and Nick Clegg’s ex policy director Polly Mackenzie talk about the campaign this week and the leaders Question Time debate. Plus Adam gets a tour of the city from local radio legend, Toby Foster. Producers: Frankie Tobi and Emma Close Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:29:31

Electioncast: Ask the Leaders

11/22/2019
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We’ve escaped Electioncast HQ and are in Sheffield for the Question Time leaders' special. And while we're here Adam decided to stage a hostile takeover of Sheffield University's student radio station, Forge Radio. Producers: Emma Close and Harriet Noble Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:22:56

Brexitcast: Gimme Gimme Gimme

11/21/2019
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The Brexitcast gang look back at this week’s election pledges as Labour takes to the stage in Birmingham. And you can play along to the best musical-manifesto-quiz ever. It’s so good you’ll cry. Producers: Harriet Noble and Rianna Croxford Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:29:52

Electioncast: Folder Fillers

11/20/2019
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The Liberal Democrats launch their manifesto in a North London nightclub and Boris Johnson says he wants to change National Insurance rules. Producers: Emma Close and Nick Rotherham Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:28:06

Electioncast: Debate Night

11/19/2019
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The prepared sound bites of the two protagonists were almost drowned out by the guffaws from the cynical audience. And then the BBC's top hacks foraged for facts through the manifesto of the Green Party (for England and Wales). Producers: Emma Close, Franki Tobi and Rianna Croxfrod Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:31:26

The B-Files

11/18/2019
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The party leaders spell out their business pledges, Jennifer Arcuri asks why Boris Johnson is ghosting her, and the BBC’s answer to Mulder and Scully reveal why bar charts are wreaking havoc in Hastings. AND we're joined by a special celebrity guest - Jeremv Vince! Producers: Emma Close, Rianna Croxfrod & Natalie Ktena Editor: Dino Sofos

Duration:00:34:00