Announcing... Skeptics with a K

Published 3 August 2022 at 10:23
Alice Howarth, Mike Hall, and Michael Marshall sat in a row at a table, during a live recording of Skeptics with a K. Picture by Dave Hughes.

QED 2022 will see the welcome return of Skeptics with a K to the podcasting room.

The podcast – produced by the Merseyside Skeptics Society and featuring QED co-organisers Mike Hall, Dr Alice Howarth, and Michael Marshall – last recorded live at QED in 2017, and missed the 2018 event due to Alice’s appearance at Skepticon in Australia, taking place the same weekend as QED 2018.

Accounting for QED taking a (now, in retrospect, possibly ill-timed) break in 2019, and then pandemic delays in 2020 and 2021, it has been four years since the show was last recorded in front of a live QED audience.

Skeptics with a K is the longest-running skeptical podcast in the UK, first airing in August 2009. Each episode features skeptical breakdowns of credulous newspaper stories, the latest health fads, myths and misconceptions, and reports on skeptical activism and investigations.

As with all events in the podcast room at QED, entry to the live recording of Skeptics with a K is included with your weekend ticket, costing £120 (£80 concessions).

There are still further podcasts to announce, as well as more speakers, panels and workshops – so pick up your QED ticket today, and stay tuned for more information!