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Welcome to the BBFC podcast.

We publish regular themed podcasts offering an insider’s view of our work. Each podcast features guest interviews, discussion of BBFC age rating decisions, challenging titles and classification issues. Tune in to our latest podcast or browse our podcast archive to listen again.

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BBFC Podcast Episode 79 - Preacher

In this episode of the BBFC podcast we compare the classification of violence at the higher categories of 15 and 18 in both the US fantasy series Preacher (2016-present) and Supernatural (2005-present).

Tags: horror, podcast, preacher

BBFC Podcast Episode 78 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

In this episode we talk about the classification of the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the spin-off series Angel.

Tags: podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 77 - Get Out

In this episode of the BBFC podcast we talk about Get Out and It Follows.

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BBFC Podcast Episode 76 - Breaking Bad

In this episode of the BBFC podcast we speak about depictions of drugs in Breaking Bad and other TV shows.

Tags: breaking bad, Drugs, podcast, weeds

BBFC Podcast Episode 75 - Do the Right Thing

In this episode of the BBFC podcast we look at Spike Lee's do the Right thing.  

Tags: podcast, spike lee

BBFC Podcast Episode 74 - We Need To Talk About Kevin

In this episode we discuss classifying difficult themes in films, in particular the theme of school shootings, as explored in the film We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011).

Tags: podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 73: Mrs. Doubtfire

Our Head of Education, Lucy Brett, explains the not straight forward classification history of Mrs. Doubtfire, a comedy based on the book Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine, and starring Robin Williams as Mrs. Doubtfire.

Tags: podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 72: To Kill A Mockingbird

In this episode we discuss classifying films that contain parenting, childhood and responsibility themes, focusing on To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) (PG) and Wild Bill (2012) (15).

Tags: education, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 71 - Doctor Who

In this episode we discuss age rating Doctor Who and in particular why some episodes are rated PG while others are more suitable at the 12 rating.

Tags: doctor, podcast, who

BBFC Podcast Episode 70 - Game of Thrones

In this episode we discuss age rating episodes of the TV and DVD/Blu-ray series Game of Thrones, focusing on scenes of violence in three different episodes.

Tags: gameofthrones, podcast

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