East Meets West: all this week’s shows (14th – 20th September)

Catch up on this week’s East Meets West shows (14th-20th September). CJ plays you music from around the world and catches you up on international stories. On air 9-10pm weekdays on Panda Radio and on demand right here.


      14/09/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

What’s your hometown dish? CJ asks, as a Chinese county causes controversy after claiming to be the hometown of hotpot.


      17/09/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

We talk movie news from around the world, as Jia Zhangke returns with a new film and Toronto International Film Festival brings some new cinematic gems.


      18/09/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Since the Emmys were last night, CJ talks about telly, including a fake TV ratings scandal in China.


      19/09/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Two archeology-themed stories: a contentious stone head and a mini sphinx.


      20/09/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

A teacher in China set her students (and their parents) the challenge of not getting grumpy for 3 weeks. Could you do it? Plus, actual angry sea creatures.

Catherine Jessup

A languages nerd with a food obsession and lifelong music bug, CJ can often be found panning the internet for golden Chinese indie tunes and toting around culinary experiments in a fancy lunchbox. Host and producer of East Meets West and Reporter for pandaradio.co.uk and gbtimes.com. Find them on Twitter @cjessup_gbtimes