Escape from Lockdown

Escape from Lockdown

In this brand new podcast, filmmaker Alex McCarron speaks to thinkers, writers and broadcasters about the Coronavirus lockdown, how it will affect our lives and what the world might look like afterwards.


15 - Clare Wills
Jul 30 • 70 min
Alex talks to lawyer and campaigner Clare Wills about the horrific treatment of the elderly and vulnerable during lockdown. Clare’s stories of neglect and lack of care leading to death are staggering, and may go some way towards explaining England’s…
14 - Liam Halligan
Jul 13 • 63 min
Alex talks to journalist and broadcaster Liam Halligan about the coming economic catastrophe, the opiate of quantitative easing, the decline in the journalistic standards of “the lobby” and what limited options governments might have to save their…
13 - Dr Hugh Willbourn
Jun 18 • 77 min
Alex talks to psychotherapist, hypnotist and long time Paul McKenna collaborator, Dr Hugh Willbourn about the outbreak of mass psychosis that has enveloped the world. Dr Willbourn postulates that the Covid-19 Lockdown, anti-Brexit hysteria and…
12 - Hector Drummond
Jun 15 • 73 min
Alex talks with writer, researcher and Lockdown Legend Hector Drummond about lockdown, statues and how everything, from science to art is becoming political. Hector was previously an academic and is now a full time writer. You can find his writings on…
11 - Andrew Lilico
Jun 8 • 96 min
Alex talks to economist and writer Andrew Lilico about his opposition to the lockdown, his own modelling and the economics of the crisis. Andrew Lilico was the former chief economist for Vote Leave, and is the current Chairman of Europe Economics. You…
10 - Lucy Harris
Jun 4 • 74 min
Alex talks to former MEP and founder of Leavers of Britain, Lucy Harris, about personality journalism in the age of Covid, the state of politics and government messaging PLUS we rate all the different Coronavirus slogans from governments around the…
9 - Sir Dan of C
May 28 • 73 min
Speech Day Special! Alex talks to Twitter Knight of the Garter Sir Dan of C, about his school reports assessing the performance of our (supposedly) sound twitter personalities during the Covid crisis. Prizes will be issued for outstanding efforts, and…
8 - Matt Strauss, MD
May 24 • 89 min
Alex talks to intensive care doctor and writer, Matt Strauss, about why he opposes the lockdown, his experience treating Covid-19 patients and the occasional challenges he faces making his voice heard in journalism and medicine, with a couple of detours…
7 - Timandra Harkness
May 21 • 77 min
Alex talks to writer, performer and broadcaster Timandra Harkness about our attitudes to risk, and how that informs society’s response to Covid-19. There was an audio fail towards the end, so please excuse Alex’s voice suddenly sounding like a Skype…
6 - Alistair Haimes
May 18 • 68 min
Alex talks to Alistair Haimes about data, modelling and the mathematical impossibility of track and trace as a means of eliminating Covid.Alistair Haimes is a financial professional, you can find him on twitter on @alistairhaimes where you can find…
5 - James Delingpole
May 14 • 76 min
Alex speaks to the one man opinion machine, James Delingpole, about “The Perfect Storm of Stupid,” his hypothesis about why the world plunged into Lockdown, in spite of the mounting evidence that Lockdown is the cure worse than the disease. James…
4 Dr John Lee (part 1)
May 8 • 42 min
In this first part of a series of discussions with the same guest, Alex talks to Dr John Lee about the weak data that led to lockdown being imposed, and the potential death toll of the lockdown itself. Dr John Lee MD BSc PhD FRCPath is an eminent…
3 - Mark Bullen
Apr 23 • 99 min
Alex talks to former British policeman and Russian mafia expert Mark Bullen about police overreach during lockdown, why the police are more concerned with making social media dance videos then enforcing their vague instructions and the general malaise…
2 - Fraser Myers
Apr 20 • 75 min
Alex talks to writer, filmmaker and podcast producer Fraser Myers about silly questions at press conferences, whether Lockdown fits into the culture war and just how badly the EU has handled the Covid Crisis. Fraser is a staff writer as Spiked, as well…
1 - Tim Price
Apr 15 • 45 min
Alex talks to fund manager, author and podcaster Tim Price about the coming economic devastation resulting from the Coronavirus lockdown, and the role of the media in covering the pandemic.