The Week Junior Show

Hosted ByBex Lindsay

Join the team behind The Week Junior and Bex from Fun Kids to find out about the week's news.


All Episodes

Prince Philip and the start of Ramadan

This week we’ll be talking about the death of Prince Philip, the start of Ramadan, and why octopuses are more like humans than you might think. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about seasons.
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Colourful penguins and the next pandemic

A very colourful penguin, why ancient Egyptian mummies have been on the move, and a plan to protect the planet from future pandemics all star in this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about the Winter Olympics….

BONUS: Mysteries of Science from The Week Junior’s Science+Nature magazine

We’ve got a brand new podcast! It’s called Mysteries of Science and is hosted by Dan and Ciaran from The Week Junior’s Science+Nature magazine. 
This first episode kicks off a brand new season of Mysteries of Science. Fortnightly episodes to come…

Tokyo Olympics and four hidden planets

This week we’ll be talking about the Tokyo Olympic Games, how two teenagers found four hidden planets, and the brand new banknote. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about history.
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Digital art and rhinos in Yorkshire

This week we’ll be talking about a day of reflection, why a rhino has left Yorkshire to find a new home, and an fascinating historical discovery. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about digital art.
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Meteorites and what is a census?

This week we’ll be talking about underwater forests, a rock from outer space that landed in the UK, and why everyone in England and Wales has been answering questions about themselves this month. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about maths.

Flamingos and telly subtitles

This week we’ll be talking about a discovery that changed history, some inspirational award winners, and a fantastic flock of flamingos. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about watching the TV with subtitles.
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Video calls and how the government is spending its money

Anna, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about why video calls can be so tiring, an inspiring fundraising marathon, and what the UK government is spending its money on this year. Plus, we’…

Route out of lockdown and fishing cats

Ben, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about cats that go fishing, why algae could hold the secrets to success for life on Mars, and the route out of lockdown. Plus, we’ll have a de…