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The High Low

By: Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton
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  • A weekly conversation between writers Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes, that covers highbrow and lowbrow culture.

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    Dec 2 2020

    It’s here! Expect many tears, intense nostalgia, beautiful letters from our listeners and a big ole dose of DJ CJ to celebrate the last four glorious years of The High Low. 

    Book tickets to the last ever High Low live show, streaming next week and raising money for Blood Cancer UK


    Michaela Coel on Grounded with Louis Theroux 

    Billy Crystal on Awards Chatter 

    Pandemic at the disco playlist

    Connect, by School of Life

    Big Ideas for Curious Minds, by School of Life

    A Promised Land by Barack Obama 

    Tiny Lungs - 28 poems by Joanna Bennett 

    Small Axe by Steve McQueen, on BBC iPlayer

    Mangrove, on BBC iPlayer

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    2 hrs and 15 mins
  • An Author Special with Graham Norton - And Some News
    Nov 24 2020

    We are so thrilled to have the one and only Graham Norton on today's episode, talking all about his new novel, Home Stretch, his favourite celebrities to interview on his chat show, and the weird wonderfulness that is Eurovision. 

    Graham is The High Low's last ever author special - because the High Low will be coming to a close next week, after 4 joyous, life-changing years for us both. But before we go, we have one last LIVE show for you: the High Low Christmas LIVE will be live streamed on Vimeo at 7pm on December 8th, with all proceeds going to Blood Cancer UK, a charity that is very close to both of our hearts, in memory of Florence Kleiner and Enzo Saunt. We promise a festive extravaganza featuring a VERY special musical performance. 

    Tickets start at £10, please book yourself a ticket at:

    With special thanks to Fane Productions, and our sponsor, the eco-friendly brand Method (and their delicious pink grapefruit cleaning spray) for making this live show possible

    We will see you next week for our last ever podcast!

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    Home Stretch, by Graham Norton

    Wintering, by Katherine May

    Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen inteview by Chris Godfrey for The Guardian

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    1 hr and 19 mins
  • Maggi's Mary Wollstonecraft, Princess Diana and A Plunge Into The Christmas Ads
    Nov 17 2020

    Brace yourself: Emily in Paris is back for a second series. More importantly: the Christmas ads have dropped! We discuss some of them, and why a great Christmas ad doesn't actually.... have to have anything to do with Christmas.

    Also today, we discuss Maggi Hambling's controversial nude statue of founding feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Rupert Everett's new autobiography, a documentary about Vivienne Westwood and the punk movement, and we deep dive into the Princess Diana content of the last week: the two-parter on ITV, with staggering allegations made against Martin Bashir, and the new series of The Crown, starring the magnificent Emma Corrin as Diana. 


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    To The End Of The World, by Rupert Everett

    The Crown series 4 now on Netflix

    The Diana Interview: Revenge of a Princess, on ITV Player

    What I've learned from 7 years of being single, by Camille Charriere for Harper's Bazaar

    How long Covid forced me to confront my past and my identity, by Kathryn Bromwich for The Guardian

    Vivienne Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist 

    Candice Carty-Williams on The Adam Buxton Podcast, Glenn Close on WTF, Keir Starmer on Desert Island Discs and What Trump Might Do In His Remaining Weeks in Office on Fresh Air 

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    1 hr and 11 mins

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