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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 90 - Awards Season

In this episode Billie speaks to Ed, our Operations Manager and Preet a member of our compliance team about all things Oscars. The team discuss the 2019 nominations, as well as nominations of the past.


BBFC Podcast Episode 91 - 2019 Guidelines Launch

How does classification fit in to the ever changing way in which we consume content? We discussed this, and a number of other topics, with industry experts at the launch of our Classification Guidelines. You can listen to the whole discussion here....

Tags: 2019 Guidelines, discussion, guidelines

BBFC Podcast Episode 92 - International Women's Day

Wonder Woman. Hermione Granger. Moana. Elsa and Ana. Katnis. Gwen Stacy.What do all these wonderful women have in common? They all feature in our #InternationalWomensDay podcast celebrating women in film.  Billie is joined by our Head of...


BBFC Podcast Episode 93 - BBFC Revision Special

With exam season upon us, we have released a podcast to support students, teachers and parents in the lead up to this years media studies exams. 


BBFC Podcast Episode 94 - Rom Coms

'I'll have what she's having'Rom Coms have given us some of the most memorable lines in cinematic history over the years. Whats your favourite? This podcast, we discuss some of the greats - When Harry Met Sally, Notting Hill and It...


Podcast Episode 86 - Reclassification

In this episode we look at how films are re-rated when they're sent in to the BBFC for a second time.  We also speak about Heathers the 1988 Michael Lehmann film.