Planet Normal: Richard Madeley on why the public is being treated “like fools” over coronavirus

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    Subscribe to Planet Normal to make sure you never miss an episode: Broadcaster Richard Madeley dons the spare spacesuit for this week’s trip to Planet Normal. Richard tells Allison Pearson and Liam Halligan why he won’t be blindly “following the science” but interrogating it, reveals why he feels let down by his profession when it comes to corona, and explains how his whole life was changed by the twist of a Rubix cube. Also on the podcast: Allison is fed up of being told that ‘Christmas is saved’, Liam breaks down the recent spending review and worries the economy could also suffer from ‘long covid’ and one of our presenters treats listeners to a festive musical interlude! Read more from Allison: Read more from Liam: Do you need help subscribing or reviewing? Read more about podcasts here: Get 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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