Welcome to the BBFC podcast

We publish regular themed podcasts offering an insider’s view of our work. Each podcast features guest interviews, discussion of BBFC age rating decisions, challenging titles and classification issues. Tune in to our latest podcast or browse our podcast archive to listen again.

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BBFC Podcast Episode 104 - Films to watch this Diwali with the BBC's Ashanti Omkar FRSA

As part of our Indian cinema and Bollywood takeover week, we've invited the BBC’s Ashanti Omkar FRSA to talk to us all about films that families can watch this Diwali.

BBFC Podcast Episode 103 - Pumpkins, Poltergeists & PG: Halloween Horror for kids

This podcast is all about horror... at the PG category.

BBFC Podcast Episode 102 - VE Day & Classifying WWII Films

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, this podcast is all about how we classify WWII films.

BBFC Podcast Episode 101 - Streaming Films in Lockdown

Listen to this podcast, which takes you through some of these releases and gives you all of the classification knowledge you need, so you can sit and watch them either by yourself or with your family.

BBFC Podcast Episode 100 - In Conversation With Mark Kermode

So sit back and enjoy an open discussion between Mark and the BBFC’s Head of Compliance, Craig Lapper - as they delve into Mark’s relationship with film classification and discuss how the BBFC has changed over the years.

BBFC & Into Film Education Special: How to watch ‘A Christmas Carol’ with your class this Christmas

Teachers, are you looking forward to your last week of term? Together with our friends at Into Film, we've produced a podcast and some lesson plans with some ideas about how you can watch the beloved festive tale A Christmas Carol with your class.