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Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Lisbon, Thursday 3rd May Written by on May 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

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Day four of rehearsals in Lisbon at this year’s Eurovision Contest. Samantha checks in with her Mum, Norway’s Barry Manilow gets a surprise mention, and we find out which pyro effect Hungary hasn’t used.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Lisbon, Thursday 3rd May

Thursday’s edition of the daily podcast from the Big Orange Sofa in Lisbon – highlights of the day, interviewing Benjamin Ingrosso (Sweden 2018), and we review the fourth day of rehearsals.

With Ewan Spence, Samantha Ross, John Egan, Ellie Chalkley, and Ross Middleton.

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About The Author: Ewan Spence

British Academy (BAFTA) nominated broadcaster and writer Ewan Spence is the voice behind The Unofficial Eurovision Song Contest Podcast and one of the driving forces behind ESC Insight. Having had an online presence since 1994, he is a noted commentator around the intersection of the media, internet, technology, mobility and how it affects us all. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, his work has appeared on the BBC, The Stage, STV, and The Times. You can follow Ewan on Twitter (@ewan) and Facebook (

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One response to “Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Lisbon, Thursday 3rd May”

  1. Eurojock says:

    Enough of this ‘no spoilers’ nonsense guys. Eurovision geeks (especially those putting a few bets on) want as many spoilers as you can throw at us. Anyone who watched the Ukranian national final video knows where the fire is anyway.

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