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The BBC's Brexitcast podcast is excellent – but will the move to TV ruin it?

Brexitcast hosts Chris Mason, Laura Kuenssberg, Adam Fleming and Katya Adler are moving the show to BBC TV
Brexitcast hosts Chris Mason, Laura Kuenssberg, Adam Fleming and Katya Adler are moving the show to BBC TV

‘But what will you do when Brexit is over?” say commenters on social media every time an episode of Brexitcast goes online. Not a problem, it seems, because Brexit will never truly be over. We’ll still be talking about it in five billion years when the Sun dies. So we might as well settle in.

Perhaps that’s the thinking behind the BBC’s decision to turn the cult podcast, presented by political correspondents Laura Kuenssberg, Katya Adler, Chris Mason and Adam Fleming, into a weekly TV series on BBC One starting in September. The show will fill the Thursday night post-Question Time slot vacated by Andrew Neil and This Week.

Brexitcast is excellent: a well-informed discussion of the latest Brexit...

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