A visit to Pyongyang: the Kim dynasty’s homage to Stalinism – podcast

In this first episode of The Conversation’s new In Depth, Out Loud podcast, in which we read out a selection of long form stories, we take a visit to Pyongyang.

As despotic personality cults go, Stalin’s example still leads the pack. But North Korea’s ruling family have taken it to a new extreme. Written by Colin Alexander and read by Michael Parker.

You can read the text version of this article here.

The music in this episode is Night Caves, by Lee Rosevere from the Free Music Archive. A big thanks to City University London’s Department of Journalism for letting us use their studios to record.