Episode Archive

Episode Archive

74 episodes of CakeWatch since the first episode, which aired on 6 February 2018.

  • Episode 39: A House Fire in Pompeii

    22 January 2019  |  1 hr 37 mins
    brexit, eu, trade, uk politics, wto

    Trade nerds, assemble! Wizard of WTOz Dmitry Grozoubinski is here to talk GATT Article XXIV!

  • Episode 38: Hands Off, Hände Weg!

    17 January 2019  |  1 hr 22 mins
    brexit, citizens rights, eu, referendum, uk politics, withdrawal agreement

    Discussing confidence votes, citizens' rights, and being German in the UK, with Tanja Bültmann.

  • Episode 37: Coping

    10 January 2019  |  48 mins 41 secs
    anger, brexit, depression, mental health, referendum

    Chris and Laura talk about the emotional and mental health impact of Brexit; plus, looking ahead to the convention on a new vote taking place in London on 11 January.

  • Episode 36: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Brexit

    19 December 2018  |  1 hr 27 mins
    brexit, eu, europe, european council, peoples vote, politics, referendum, uk politics

    Steve and Chris spend their last episode of the year (we hope!) picking over the previous week's debacle at the European Council and wondering at the UK's apparently irrepressible capacity for self-delusion.

  • Episode 35: Looking a Backstop in the Mouth

    12 December 2018  |  1 hr 35 mins
    brexit, eu, executive coup, uk politics

    Back to just Steve and Chris getting ranty about Brexit - old skool

  • Episode 34: Dog's Brexit

    6 December 2018  |  1 hr 21 mins
    brexit, eu, uk politics

    Chris and Laura Shields kill Norway and play Fantasy Front Bench over a kebab, then Steve Bullock's back and joins Steve Analyst and Chris to pick over Tuesday's events in the House of Commons. Plus, is the UK really so obstructive?

  • Episode 33: Baskets Case

    29 November 2018  |  55 mins 24 secs
    brexit, eu, foreign policy, uk politics

    Chris talks foreign policy and Brexit with Ian Bond, Director of Foreign Policy for the Centre for European Reform.

  • Episode 32: Hostile Environment Lady

    22 November 2018  |  1 hr 13 mins
    brexit, eu, uk politics

    Nick Crosby joins Chris to wonder whether the House of Commons might yet find a way to reject the Withdrawal Agreement and #StopBrexit. Also Hostile Environment Lady jumps the Lie of the Week queue.

  • Episode 31: Not the Foggiest

    14 November 2018  |  1 hr 11 mins
    brexit, eu, europe, politics, referendum, uk politics, withdrawal agreement

    Steve and Chris debate whether the UK has really been a disruptive force in the EU, and ponder what happens now that we have a draft Withdrawal Agreement.

  • Episode 30: damned if we do, damned if we don't

    6 November 2018  |  1 hr 36 mins
    brexit, eu, ireland, referendum, uk politics

    Former Tory Party International Security Policy Adviser Garvan Walshe joins Chris to talk about backstops and how every possible outcome now looks, well, a bit rubbish. Yay.

  • Episode 29: Blood in the Water

    30 October 2018  |  1 hr 30 mins
    brexit, eu, trade, uk politics

    Chris and Steve Analyst get down and nerdy on trade stuff, plus a controversial lie of the week.

  • Episode 28: Cross Party Parly Party

    17 October 2018  |  1 hr 9 mins
    brexit, eu, europe, european parliament, peoples vote, politics, referendum, uk politics

    Steve and Chris are joined by four - FOUR! - Members of the European Parliament to discuss progress towards a Withdrawal Agreement and prospects for a Peoples Vote

  • Brexit: What Next? Special Bonus Podcast

    14 October 2018  |  1 hr 52 mins
    brexit, eu, europe, politics, uk politics

    We're bringing you a recording of the 'Brexit: What Next?' Question Time-style event organised by Nottingham European Movement on 28 September. Just look at the panellists!

  • Episode 27: Fight Brexit with Beer

    12 October 2018  |  1 hr 11 mins
    brexit, eu, referendum, trade, uk politics

    We look ahead to next week's European Council and the Peoples Vote March on 20 October.

  • Episode 26: Tanja drops the C-bomb

    4 October 2018  |  1 hr 46 mins
    brexit, citizens rights, conservative party, eu, eu politics, free movement, history, tory party, uk politics

    Tanja Bueltmann joins us as co-host to discuss citizens' rights and the Tory conference. Expletives abound!

  • Episode 25: Starmer Stormer

    26 September 2018  |  1 hr 17 mins
    brexit, eu, labour party, referendum, trade, uk politics

    Salzburg fallout and Starmer wowing the Labour Conference are headliners for this our Silver Jubilee podcast

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