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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 61 - Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

Starring Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Lana Wood and Charles Gray, the film was released with an A classification in the UK in 1971.

Tags: james bond, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 60 - Scream (1997)

In this Halloween edition of the BBFC podcast, we discuss the classification issues in Wes Craven's 1997 horror film, Scream. 

Tags: podcast, Scream

BBFC Podcast Episode 58 - Labyrinth (U) & Zootropolis (PG)

Read more about the classification history of Labyrinth in our case study.

Tags: Labyrinth, podcast, Zootropolis

BBFC Podcast Episode 56 - A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Find out more about the Stanley Kubrick Archive and read our case study on A Clockwork Orange.

Tags: archive, Kubrick, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 55 - Victim (1961)

Tags: archive, education, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 54 - Spoilers in BBFCinsight

Find out more about BBFCinsight in our video.

Tags: bbfcinsight, podcast, spoilers

BBFC Podcast Episode 53 - Macbeth (1971)

Tags: history, podcast, Shakespeare

BBFC Podcast Episode 52 - Gremlins (1984)

Read more about the classification of Gremlins in our case study.

Tags: 1980s, case study, Gremlins, podcast