Team James v Team Toby

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It’s a Battle of Team James v Team Toby as we open up this week’s episode with Toby’s participation in the The Battle of Ideas Festival in London this past weekend.

We cover Rotten Tomatoes disabling the ‘Audience Score’ button for the new Disney+/National Geographic documentary Fauci, Toby’s encounter with fellow journalist Lynn Barber, the introduction of vaccine passports in Wales following a botched vote in the Senedd, and the New York Times’ correction regarding the number of kids in the US who’ve been hospitalised with Covid. Oh, yeah, Toby’s been nominated for the 2021 Contrarian Prize.

In Culture Corner we debate actually seeing the new Bond film, James finally finishes Crime and Punishment, plus The Guilty and the series The Squid Game (both on Netflix.)

This week’s opening sound is of Mark Drakeford, First Minister of Wales on the new vaccine passports courtesy of ITV’s Good Morning Britain.

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