Broadcasting


• Inside Interpol (BBC Radio 4)

In this documentary, Jake Wallis Simons goes behind the scenes at the world’s international police organisation

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• Remembering the Holocaust: Jake Wallis Simons explores how the Holocaust might be remembered when the last survivor dies (BBC World Service)

In this documentary for the BBC World Service, Jake Wallis Simons asks how the Holocaust will be remembered when the last survivor passes away

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• Crouching low, hidden camera: Life as a Private Investigator (BBC Radio 4)

Jake Wallis Simons explores the secretive world of private detectives in the UK

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 8th February 2014 (BBC Radio 4)

Denmark: the robots are coming! And they’re being used to clean old age homes 

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 25th January 2014 (BBC Radio 4)

Sierra Leone: an otherworldly encounter with Michael Jackson, Colonel Gaddafi, the former president of the Republic of Gambia, and Whitney Houston

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 10th December 2013 (BBC Radio 4)

Jerusalem: the most controversial place in the world?

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 3rd August 2013
(BBC Radio 4)

West Bank: An illegal settlement

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 21st April 2013 (BBC World Service)

Britain: the annual military cooking competition

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 11th February 2013 (BBC World Service)

Britain: a new wave of female beer brewers

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 18th July 2012 (BBC World Service)

London: the hidden world of gentlemen’s clubs. This edition is devoted to a special essay by Jake Wallis Simons

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 31st May 2012 (BBC Radio 4)

Sweden: Why football and politicians sometimes mix

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 1st February 2012 (BBC World Service)

Hampshire: The oldest bell in the world

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• From Our Own correspondent, 13th August 2011 (BBC Radio 4)

Portugal: A festival of bounty and the economic crisis

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 23rd July 2011 (BBC Radio 4)

London: the call of a post-coital baboon

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 23rd June 2011 (BBC Radio 4)

Malta: goodbye to the vintage buses

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• From Our Own Correspondent, 26th May 2011 (BBC Radio 4)

Malta: legalising divorce

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• BBC Radio 4: Four Thought, 18th May 2011

Introduced by David Baddiel

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Buddha vs Buddha: Jake Wallis Simons describes how an ancient row within Tibetan Buddhism is causing a modern schism, and why it led him to give up Buddhism for good


• From Our Own Correspondent, 27th May 2010 (BBC Radio 4)

Jerusalem: the Jews who support Palestinians and oppose the Israeli state

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