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Welcome to the BBFC podcast.

We produce regular themed podcasts offering an insider’s view of our work. Each podcast features guest interviews, discussion of recent decisions, challenging works and classification issues. Tune in to our latest podcast or listen again to our archive below.

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BBFC Podcast Episode 39 - Rebel Without A Cause (1955)

You can read more about the classification history of Rebel Without A Cause in our From The Archive article.If you would like to hear a specific film, or classification issue discussed on the podcast, tell us using the feedback form, or email us on...

Tags: classification, education, history, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 40 - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

In this episode of the podcast we discuss the classification history of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), which stars the late Gunnar Hansen (March 4, 1947 – November 7, 2015), well known for his role as Leatherface in the film.

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BBFC Podcast Episode 41 - The Lovely Bones

Classified 12A in November 2009 and released in cinemas in February 2010, The Lovely Bones is a drama about a 14-year-old girl whose spirit inhabits a limbo between life and death from which she tells of her murder by a neighbour. Read more...

Tags: borderline, classification, davidcooke, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 42 - Get It Right From A Genuine Site

Find out more about Get It Right From A Genuine Site.

Tags: creativity, digital, industry, MPA, online, piracy, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 43 - Saturday Night Fever

Tags: 1970s, archive, classification, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 44 - Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Tags: 12A, classification, harrypotter, PG, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 45 - The Hunger Games

The film was classified 12A following 7 seconds of cuts, plus reductions made at advice stage.Read more about the classification of The Hunger Games in the long BBFCinsight for the film.

Tags: 12A, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 46 - Natural Born Killers

Originally classified 18 in 1994, Natural Born Killers caused some controversy in both the US and the UK. Here, we look at what happened when the film came to the BBFC.

Tags: 18, oliver stone, podcast

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