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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.

You can send us your feedback and ideas for the podcast here.


BBFC Podcast Episode 43 - Saturday Night Fever

Tags: 1970s, archive, classification, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 42 - Get It Right From A Genuine Site

Find out more about Get It Right From A Genuine Site.

Tags: creativity, digital, industry, MPA, online, piracy, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 41 - The Lovely Bones

Classified 12A in November 2009 and released in cinemas in February 2010, The Lovely Bones is a drama about a 14-year-old girl whose spirit inhabits a limbo between life and death from which she tells of her murder by a neighbour. Read more...

Tags: borderline, classification, davidcooke, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 40 - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

In this episode of the podcast we discuss the classification history of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), which stars the late Gunnar Hansen (March 4, 1947 – November 7, 2015), well known for his role as Leatherface in the film.


BBFC Podcast Episode 39 - Rebel Without A Cause (1955)

You can read more about the classification history of Rebel Without A Cause in our From The Archive article.If you would like to hear a specific film, or classification issue discussed on the podcast, tell us using the feedback form, or email us on...

Tags: classification, education, history, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 38 - Jaws

You can tell us what you would like to hear discussed on the podcast using our feedback form.

Tags: education, history, Jaws, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 37 - Borderline decisions

In future episodes we'll discuss other borderline films, including The Lovely Bones.

Tags: borderline, classification, education, guidelines, podcast

BBFC Podcast Episode 36 - Alien (1979)

Hear how the BBFC reacted to the film when it was submitted for classification in 1979 and in subsequent years. You can also read about the classification of Alien (1979) in our case study on the film.If you would like to hear a particular film...

Tags: alien, podcast, sci-fi

BBFC Podcast Episode 35 - Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Tags: indiana jones, podcast, temple of doom

BBFC Podcast Episode 34 - Sci-Fi - Part 2

In this episode we discuss classification issues in the films Jurassic Park; Independence Day; Star Trek Into Darkness; and Oblivion.

Tags: archive, education, podcast, scifi