CanaryPod: Topple Uncaged EP13

Topple Uncaged with Lisa Mckenzie and Lowkey


Welcome to Topple Uncaged!

Every week, The Canary will be bringing you a new podcast on the media landscape; hosted by me, Steve Topple.

I’ll be giving you the quickest news round-up in the UK in Plucked News. Then, I’ll be going in on some of the biggest stories with a very special guest on Free Flying With… After that, I’ll be taking apart, and taking down, this week’s #bbcqt in Question Time: Topple Chirps Back. And finally, I’ll be bringing you the freshest, most banging political music in Revolutionary Bird Song.

This week’s guests? The indefatigable ethnographer and activist Lisa Mckenzie and incredible musician Lowkey.


Read on...


Presented, produced and edited by Steve Topple.

Sound engineering by Gav Pauze.

Plucked News articles in order:

Newton forced to apologise after misleading MPs in WOW debate

Government survey: Earthquake fears push up opposition to fracking – support drops again

France recalls ambassador to Italy as diplomatic row deepens

Bank of England: One in four chance UK will dip into recession in 2019

Protesters demand Bank of England release withheld Venezuelan Gold

Ocado warehouse fire: Sales warning as shares drop

MPs visit Morecambe in food bank tour for chronic poverty report

Decision on Ramsgate Brexit port funding on hold

Free Flying With… news articles in order:

The refugee crisis will hit the UK’s working class areas hardest – Lisa Mckenzie’s Guardian column as discussed

Windrush row over criminal deportation flight to Jamaica

Question Time: Topple Chirps Back:


Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect girls from FGM

Revolutionary Bird Song:

The Return of Lowkey via Lowkey/GRM Daily

Follow on Twitter:

Steve Topple @MrTopple; The Canary @TheCanaryUK; Lisa Mckenzie @redrumlisa; Lowkey @Lowkey0nline; Nicola Jeffery @NicolaCJeffery; Gav Pauze @PauzeRadio; Rai Star Music @rai_star113

Use the hashtags #ToppleUncaged #CanaryPod

Find out more about Gav Pauze.

Topple Uncaged Theme Music: Lost Souls by Lee Wrizzle.

Donald Tusk speech via BBC News.

Theresa May speech via Guardian News.

Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell performed by The Classic Rock Show.

Featured image via Steve Topple, The Canary, Maurice – Wikimedia, Global Faction – YouTube and Lisa Mckenzie



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