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Subscribe to Barbican podcasts for weekly broadcasts featuring exclusive interviews and insights from leading and emerging artists from our programme. 

Every Wednesday, listen out for a new podcast alternating between our Cinema and Contemporary Music team, with bonus appearances from Classical Music and special exhibition related features from our Art Gallery team. 

Subscribe to Barbican podcasts on iTunes, Spotify and Acast. 

And be sure to dig back, we've been making podcasts since 2005 so there are plenty of gems to find in the archive. (Philip Glass in a taxi, anyone?)

Got a question, idea or feedback about our podcasts? Drop us an email on podcasts@barbican.org.uk
 

Cinema

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Podcast: Cinema

Subscribe to our fortnightly podcast for interviews and discussion about our film programme, from the iconic to the independent, art-house to the award-winning - plus our incredible archive of ScreenTalks.

Available on iTunes, Spotify and Acast

Contemporary Music

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Podcast: Contemporary Music

Subscribe to our fortnightly podcast for exclusive interviews and music from the world's greatest artists in jazz, folk, soul, contemporary classical and the more experimental ends of rock, pop and electronica. 

Available on iTunes, Spotify and Acast

Classical Music

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Podcast: Classical Music

Hear interviews, performances and exclusive tracks from the world’s finest classical musicians and performers, Barbican resident orchestras and our international associates in Barbican Classical Music podcasts.

Available on iTunes, Spotify and Acast

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Audio projects

In addition to producing regular podcasts, we also enjoy creating one-off audio projects, often to complement our art gallery exhibitions. Here are a few highlights from our archive. 

Listen: Strange & Familiar

Listen to the stories behind five photos from Strange and Familiar with audio from Martin Parr, curator Alona Pardo, author Pamela Roberts plus voices from around the UK.

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Listen: Audio for Travelling To The World of Charles and Ray Eames

Travel to a place where design is a way of life with curator Catherine Ince and Lotte Johnson and director of the Eames Office, Eames Demetrios, alongside archive audio from the Eameses work.