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.


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Trump’s riots and your right to roam

This week, Vanessa, Ciaran, Michael and Bex talk about a riot in the United States of America, some very cheeky parrots, and some clever stuff on the International Space Station.
Plus, we’ll be having a debate about where it’s okay to go f…

COVID vaccines and giant goldfish

Happy New Year! In the first episode of The Week Junior Show in 2021, we’ll be talking about the incredible work on the COVID-19 vaccines, how hundreds of new species were discovered last year, and a dinosaur that dazzled all who saw it.
Plus, s…

Our favourite stories from 2020

Today’s the last day of 2020 and we’ll be taking a look back at the year and picking out some of our favourite stories. 
This year, we featured 147 stories on the podcast, plus all of our Real or Rubbishes. 
Coronavirus dominated the …

Mince pies: disgusting?

 This week we’ll be talking about how the world’s tallest mountain just got taller, a new discovery about how humans survived the Ice Age, and a Viking treasure hoard. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about mince pies – Ben an…

Coronavirus vaccines and favourite teachers

This week we’ll be talking about the coronavirus vaccine, how a telescope found a million new galaxies, and the world’s best teachers.
Plus, we’ll have a debate all about female athletes.
Tell us what you think of the podcast, what …

Diego Maradona and a debate about world leaders

This week we’ll be talking about Christmas, an Ice Age discovery, and one of the planet’s most talented footballers. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about world leaders and we’ll even hear from England football manager Gareth Sout…

Christmas with corona and carol concerts

Flora, Bex, Ciaran and Michael talk about the UK’s Christmas coronavirus plans, a modern day Noah’s Ark, and what words have changed the world this year. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about Christmas concerts.
Tell us what you think …

Lewis Hamilton and brutalist buildings

Anna, Bex, Ciaran and Michael talk about how the UK’s best Formula One driver has made history, why otters are so clever, and some good news from the scientists working on ways to tackle the coronavirus.
Plus, we’ll have a debate all about…

President Biden and a debate about Christmas

Flora, Ciaran, Ben and Bex talk about the next US president, an important day of remembrance, and how an octopus tastes its food.
Plus, our debate is all about one of the most exciting days of the year: Christmas.
Tell us what you think of the podcas…