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Sunday Times Magazine editor Eleanor Mills and her team take you behind the scenes, discussing the stories of the week and how they land their big interviews

Sunday Times Magazine editor Eleanor Mills and her team take you behind the scenes, discussing the stories of the week and how they land their big interviews
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Sunday Times Magazine editor Eleanor Mills and her team take you behind the scenes, discussing the stories of the week and how they land their big interviews

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English


Episodes

Episode 36 - How to do a sex scene in 2018

1/13/2018
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We visit an "intimacy workshop" to discuss onscreen sex post-Weinstein. Plus, how are the family of Emma Kelty, the former headteacher who died in the Amazon, coping four months after her death?

Duration:00:20:54


Episode 35 - How to avoid annoying January health fads

1/7/2018
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It's a magazine rite of passage - the January "new year, new you" issue . But how do you put together a fun, fitness special that doesn't just bang on about losing weight? Eleanor Mills and the team have tried to do just that...

Duration:00:16:08


Episode 34 - How the Magazine covered 2017

12/31/2017
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Editor Eleanor Mills is joined by Matt Rudd and Ellie Austin to review the past 12 months. From a summer of terror attacks to the Grenfell fire to that Harry Styles cover interview, they explain how, in such a busy - and at times bleak - year, the Magazine decides which stories to cover. Plus, any guesses which is our most-read story of the year?

Duration:00:20:10


Episode 33 - When you work at a magazine, Christmas begins in July

12/24/2017
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Editor Eleanor Mills and the team discuss why this week's festive issue has been months in the making. Plus, how will Jeremy Clarkson cope with his first fag-free Christmas?

Duration:00:12:06


Episode 32 - Damien Hirst; Lynn Barber on mortality

12/17/2017
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Magazine editor Eleanor Mills and the team discuss Damien Hirst - and why it has taken so long to get the bad boy of art in the Magazine. Plus, why does Lynn Barber want to choose when she dies?

Duration:00:19:03


Episode 31 - The untold story of Grenfell

12/10/2017
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Eleanor Mills explains why she was determined to revisit the Grenfell community, six months after the devastating fire. Plus, as The Last Jedi hits cinemas, Matt Rudd tries to convince his (sceptical) colleagues Eleanor Mills and Ellie Austin that Star Wars is the greatest film franchise of all time

Duration:00:18:17


Episode 30 - Generation Wired; Prince Andrew and the new-look royal family

12/3/2017
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How do you stop children being glued to their screens? Eleanor Mills and the team discuss the most comprehensive report on kids and tech to date. Plus, we go behind the scenes of our (tricky) photo shoot with Prince Andrew and unpick what Harry and Meghan's engagement means for the rest of the royal family

Duration:00:19:25


Episode 29 - Our nightmare week with Morrissey

11/26/2017
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How difficult is it to photograph Morrissey? Pretty difficult, it turns out. Eleanor Mills and the team pull no punches in explaining how The Smiths frontman kept our photographer waiting in New York for four days and why today's Magazine interview with the controversial singer almost completely unravelled

Duration:00:18:41


Episode 28 - How to raise happy girls & The Grand Tour

11/19/2017
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Eleanor Mills and the team discuss the impact of social media on the mother-daughter relationship plus, as The Grand Tour returns, are Clarkson, Hammond and May getting too old for their death-defying antics?

Duration:00:23:36


Episode 27 - Would you take a refugee into your home?

11/12/2017
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The Magazine’s Eleanor Mills, Matt Rudd and Ellie Austin discuss the big stories from this week's issue, including the London family who took in a young Iranian man. Plus, as the former Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown publishes her tell-all diaries, what does it take to be a magazine editor in 2017 — and is it all The Devil Wears Prada?

Duration:00:22:16


Episode 26 - Food special: The Wetherspoon Controversy & Celebrity Chefs

11/5/2017
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Last Sunday Twitter erupted in anger after our restaurant critic Marina O'Loughlin gave JD Wetherspoon the thumbs down. Eleanor Mills and the team discuss the reaction. Plus, the decline of the celebrity chef

Duration:00:18:35


Episode 25 - The Best of The Sunday Times Magazine Podcast

10/29/2017
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Highlights from the past six months' episodes including Richard Branson's attitude to women, how to secure an interview with Hillary Clinton and is Love Island feminist TV?

Duration:00:27:01


Episode 24 - Bowe Bergdahl & Celebrity Interviews

10/22/2017
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Eleanor Mills and the team discuss why it took two years to publish today's world exclusive Bowe Bergdahl cover story. Plus, what makes a brilliant celebrity interview?

Duration:00:22:13


Episode 23 - Jenson Button & The secret life of restaurant critics

10/14/2017
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Editor Eleanor Mills introduces the Magazine's new restaurant critic, Marina O' Loughlin, and explains the tricky process of finding someone to step into AA Gill's shoes. Plus, Nick Rufford on the big revelation from his Jenson Button interview

Duration:00:19:54


Episode 22 - Hillary Clinton, The Great Storm

10/8/2017
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Editor Eleanor Mills and the team explain how they landed this week's exclusive Hillary Clinton interview and 30 years after the Great Storm, Matt Rudd reflects on a night of chaos

Duration:00:19:47


Episode 21 - Love Island, Richard Branson and Bear Grylls

10/1/2017
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Editor Eleanor Mills and the team discuss the talking points from this week's magazine including Richard Branson's fallout with Trump and how Love Island became must-watch feminist TV

Duration:00:25:54


Episode 20: Rio Ferdinand and Matt Lucas

9/24/2017
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Magazine editor Eleanor Mills and the team discuss this talking points from this week's magazine including Matt Lucas on cultural appropriation in comedy and Rio Ferdinand on grief

Duration:00:21:47


Episode 19: Dawn French, Camila Batmanghelidjh

9/17/2017
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Editor Eleanor Mills takes you behind the scenes of her cover interview with a surprisingly angry Dawn French, plus Camilla Cavendish on Camila Batmanghelidjh and the Kids Company saga

Duration:00:28:02


Episode 18: Back to Damascus

9/10/2017
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Acclaimed travel writer Colin Thubron reflects on his recent return to Damascus fifty years after his original trip.

Duration:00:20:53


Episode 17: Robbie Williams

9/3/2017
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Eleanor Mills talks to Krissi Murison about meeting Robbie Williams. Robbie has been telling Krissi about his struggles with food, his marriage and his visits to a sperm bank.

Duration:00:12:44

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