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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.

Series 1

1. Land

First broadcast: Thursday 15th May 2014

Simon and guests, including land expert Kevin Cahill, ask how land came to be traded, why we think bricks and mortar are a safe investment and who really owns the land we buy.


2. Grain

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd May 2014

Simon Evans asks how moral it is to trade in food. How much of it is animal feed, and what is the future of food? With guests Kanes Rajah and Jim Rogers.


3. Gold

First broadcast: Thursday 29th May 2014

Simon looks at why we buy and sell gold all around the world. With comedian and finance expert Dominic Frisby.


4. Oil

First broadcast: Thursday 5th June 2014

Simon looks at commodities markets in oil. How is it produced? Why is this trade different to others? Is our over-reliance on it dangerous? With commodities analyst Paul Horsnell.