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The Trawl
The Trawl
Jemma Forte & Marina Purkiss

Broadcaster, Jemma Forte, and political commentator, Marina Purkiss, scroll through Twitter so you don’t have to.

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Ep 151: Is Labour becoming a Tory bin?

Up is down, black is white and now... Blue is red! Because this week, the Labour Party welcomed Tory MP,... more

17 May 2024 · 46 minutes
Ep 150: The Politics of Eurovision - Israel, Palestine and Nul Points for the UK

Marina and Jemma start with a lookback at this year's Eurovision Song Contest and discuss why it was such a... more

15 May 2024 · 46 minutes
Ep 149: Count Binface Triumphs - Susan Khan't Believe it

Having raked over the council elections in the last episode, Jemma and Marina spend this one dissecting the Mayoral results.... more

10 May 2024 · 35 minutes
Ep 148: The Election Section

Jemma and Marina discuss what were a pleasingly catastrophic set of results for the Tories in the local elections and... more

08 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Ep 147: Keeping up with the Cameron...and his £42m private jet

Poor poor Lawrence Fox - literally.The episode opens with the unfortunate news of Laurence Fox having to pay large sums... more

03 May 2024 · 35 minutes
Ep 146: Squeaky-bum time for Sunak & 30p Lee fury

It's squeaky-bum time for our Prime Miniature Rishi Sunak this week... Jemma and Marina open with a discussion around the many... more

01 May 2024 · 47 minutes
Ep 145: Sunak's Sick Note Britain & Ridiculous Honours

The episode opens with a visit to the US courtroom where strange noises and smells have reportedly been emitted from... more

26 Apr 2024 · 37 minutes
Ep 144: 3am Sleaze, Marathon Glory and Rwanda Shame

Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, Claire Coutinho, has said that the Tory's have overshot all their... more

24 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
The Trawl Meets: Gary Stevenson

Marina and Jemma are thrilled to chat to activist and author of the No 1 Sunday Times Bestseller, The Trading... more

19 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
Ep 143: Trussterf**k & Petrified Non-Doms

Jemma and Marina open with an emotional appeal...For a group of people who feel petrified, forced to flee their homes... more

18 Apr 2024 · 39 minutes
The Trawl
Ep 151: Is Labour becoming a Tory bin?
The Trawl