Simon Evans Goes To Market. Simon Evans. Copyright: BBC.

Simon Evans Goes To Market

BBC Radio 4 stand-up / factual show about economics. 20 episodes (5 series), 2014 - 2019. Stars Simon Evans, Tim Harford, Merryn Somerset Webb and Timandra Harkness.

Another series is in development.
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Simon Evans Goes To Market. Simon Evans. Copyright: BBC.

Simon Evans Goes To Market

Simon Evans presents a comic series explaining and exploring modern economics

Genres
Stand-Up, Factual
Broadcast
2014 - 2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
20   (5 series)
Starring
Simon Evans, Tim Harford, Merryn Somerset Webb and Timandra Harkness
Writers
Simon Evans, Benjamin Partridge, Andy Wolton and Guy Venables
Producers
Tilusha Ghelani, Claire Jones and Richard Morris

Simon Evans sets himself the challenge to make economics funny in this comprehensive guide to global markets.

Each week, Simon takes on a different commodity market with a little help from Tim Harford, Merryn Somerset Webb and a guest expert.

By looking at four products that are so fundamental to our lives, the series brings us closer to understanding how the world economy affects us and how we affect it.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 15th May 2014 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 6th February 2018 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last repeat
Saturday 15th September 2018 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra