Britain is a Nation of Wilfully Ignorant Drunks

In this episode of Britain is a Nation of... join data journalist Victoria Waldersee from YouGov Omnibus, along with the Head of News at Yahoo UK, Stuart Henderson, and editor Matilda Long as they unpack statistics around the theme of British drinking habits with Ian Hamilton, addiction expert and researcher at York University.

  • How much alcohol do Brits believe is a healthy amount to consume weekly? (More than Matilda thinks.)
  • How often do we lie to each other about how much we drink? (Sorry, mum.)
  • What techniques do we deploy to get over a hangover? (Oh dear.)


Hosted by Stuart Henderson, Matilda Long and Victoria Waldersee

Research support provided by YouGov Omnibus

Produced by Caithlin Mercer

Engineered by Danny Allin

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