News & Politics

Oxford Today

Oxford Today is Oxide Radio's primetime interview series presented by Station Manager Theo Davies-Lewis. Every week between 19:00-20:00 on Tuesday evenings, Theo speaks to some of the most influential figures in the city and asks the difficult questions that Oxford students want the answer to. The show's producers are Kitty Hatchley and Mark Rapaport.

Alternative Facts

Alternative Facts is a weekly discussion show combining news, politics ,and alternative music, with a healthy dose of satire. Sometimes the only way to make sense of the world around you is to ridicule it. 


In 2017, if you disagree with someone politically, it can feel impossible to understand how they don’t see things the way you do. On Talk, we’ll be getting two leading figures on opposite sides of an issue that matters out of their echo chambers, and into our studio together, to question each other on why they hold the beliefs they do. Tune in every second Thursday from 19:45-20:30 for a different kind of debate show.



The First Count is a current affairs show which brings you the latest news up the General Election on June 8th. Presenter Theo Davies-Lewis speaks to world leading academics, journalists and Oxford students about the latest developments in the campaign, and how it affects university students. The weekly podcast is produced to inform and educate about the most pressing matters as they emerge: from examining the role of the media in elections to discussing the current state of student politics, The First Count is an Oxford student's best source for the latest news in the political scene at a local and national level.

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