The New European Podcast

What’s the future for Channel 4?

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Episode notes

In this week’s episode, host Steve Anglesey discusses the news that Channel 4 is to be privatised before hearing listeners thoughts on what the name of a drama starring Nadine Dorries would be called, answers range from It's A Sin to (thick) Skins. Media commentator and journalist Liz Gerard joins the podcast to share her thoughts on what lies in store for the television network, the reason behind privatisation and why the government has waged war on Channel 4. Plus, Ann Widdecombe, David Frost and Akshata Murthy all feature in the Hall of Shame this week. Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by tweeting @TheNewEuropean.