The Korean War, with Eddie Izzard Image

The Korean War, with Eddie Izzard

4 May 2022 - 57 mins
Podcast Series Conflict of Interest

Why is Korea divided between North and South? Who was Kim Jong Un’s grandfather Kim Il Sun, and what did he want? Why did the United Nations intervene in Korea? And did the Korean War really almost go nuclear?

In this episode we were joined by celebrated stand up comedian, writer, actor and activist Eddie Izzard, in a special recording that took place on the ship HMS Belfast.



Excerpt from Combat footage, Korean war - newsreel (1950):


Excerpt from Korean War: President Truman Reports - June 1950:


Excerpt from Inc...

57 mins

Series Episodes


Show name


Sub title

Now Playing

The Pat Kenny Show

Live Now: 9AM - 12PM

Presenter logo



Now Playing

The Pat Kenny Show

The Pat Kenny Show

Of The Ball

1 hour left

Today Finished

Next Up




0 mins

No Account

Subscriptions to podcast series are only available to users with an account. Sign in or register to subscribe and access your subscriptions.

Register Sign in


Error text.