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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 2

1. Alcohol

First broadcast: Wednesday 8th July 2015

Simon Evans presents comedy lectures on the economics behind four commodities that people are addicted to. With guests David Nutt, Tim Harford and Merryn Somerset Webb.


2. Tobacco

First broadcast: Wednesday 15th July 2015

It has been called the single biggest avoidable cause of death in the world today, yet it has remained an investment goldmine. With guest Professor Robert West.


3. Coffee

First broadcast: Wednesday 22nd July 2015

This week it's coffee. How much are we now drinking as a nation?

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4. Sugar

First broadcast: Wednesday 29th July 2015

Some people say sugar could be the new tobacco - exposed as a health risk that's been knowingly concealed for decades.

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