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British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children. Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live s ...
 
Distraction Pieces is the fastest growing weekly podcast in the UK. Hosted by Scroobius Pip with guests including Russell Brand, Katherine Ryan, Simon Pegg, Kathy Burke, Alan Moore, James McAvoy, Aisling Bea, Stewart Lee, Michael Fassbender, Josie Long, Adam Buxton and many, many more. Now available on acast, iTunes and all good podcast outlets. Download, subscribe, rate & review now!
 
Funny people doing art. Often silly. Sometimes serious. Mainly relaxing. Each week a new guest brings an object or selects a subject which inspires them to create an artwork... they then draw or paint and chat art, comedy and tackle some quickfire questions. Secret Artists is a brand new podcast hosted by comedian and artist, Annie McGrath. One of Evening Standard’s Best New Podcasts and featured in The Guardian, i newspaper, Chortle, Beyond The Joke, The Adam Buxton podcast, New & Noteworth ...
 
Drunk Women Solving Crime is a true crime podcast with a twist...of lime. Join writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn as they welcome top guests from comedians to crime writers to test out their drunk detective skills. Each episode sees the boozed up panel tackle personal crime stories, solve true crime cases, and seek justice for your listener crimes. When women sit around and drink we try to solve the world’s problems. So we’re taking back the night and putting ...
 
The insane comedic ramblings of 3 friends. Alex, Pete & Aj sit down each week to talk about the worlds funny news, mews over hypothetical questions & listen to Alex's rants, all wrapped up in a uniquely Sharktank medium. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sharktankuk/support
 
Two lowly tech developers acquire a laptop full of contraband data, witness a murder, and then narrowly escape being assassinated. Suddenly, they find themselves sucked into a world of state-funded disinformation campaigns, bot farms, all-knowing Big Data organisations, and shadowy terror groups. Inspired by the chaotic way global politics is currently unfolding, Max & Ivan: Fugitives is an on-the-run comedy thriller set across international borders. Written and performed by Max Olesker and ...
 
The DO Lectures is the long established ideas event run out of a chicken shed in Cardigan Bay, Wales. The DO Lectures podcast with Gav Thompson is our first venture into the podcast format, bringing to life some amazing and inspiring personal stories, discussing some of the hurdles and barriers our guests have had to overcome in order to achieve their amazingness.
 
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Adam talk with British poet, writer and musician Benjamin Zephaniah PLEASE BE AWARE: During the first 10 minutes of our conversation Benjamin told me about some relatives suffering with the effects of COVID and included some details that may be upsetting to hear for people who have lost loved ones to the disease. So if you're worried, skip past tho…
 
It's the penultimate episode of Men's Month 2020, so Catie, Hannah and Taylor decided the time had come to unleash the super-sleuthing skills of the one and only, comedian, writer and podcast king - Mr Adam Buxton! If you're in need of some fun and frivolity (and let's face it, you probably are), then look no further than this episode, which featur…
 
In this first episode of Season 2 of "Being Amazing Despite...", Gav chats to comedian and award-winning podcasting maestro, Adam Buxton. Adam Buxton is a comedy legend. Starting in the Adam & Joe show in the 90’s. Movie roles in Hot Fuzz, Stardust & Son of Rambow followed along with his own radio shows on XFM and 6 Music. More recently, he has hos…
 
Nina Conti doing art and chatting to Annie McGrath. Secret Artists is a podcast hosted by comedian and artist, Annie McGrath. Each week her guest selects a subject which inspires them to create an artwork... It could be an object, a place, a person, an animal... Whilst drawing and painting, Annie and her guest enjoy a nice chat. Often silly. Someti…
 
For the next four weeks, we'll be introducing you to four 'ordinary' people with four extraordinary stories as part of a one-off How To Fail miniseries in partnership with Grey Goose. First up: Yinka Bokinni, a radio DJ who grew up on the North Peckham Estate in South London. She was the childhood friend of Damilola Taylor, the 10-year-old schoolbo…
 
#303 Rod Stewart’s Fridge - Richard is on TV so much now that it’s actually not funny any more, but his son has come up with an improvement to Star Wars, so that’s something. His guest is comedy scriptwriter and erstwhile drummer Arthur Mathews. They talk about trying to shake off the guilt of a religious upbringing, Dominic Cummings diary, staying…
 
As this year's 'Men's Month' draws to a close, who better to usher it out than the fantastic comedian, presenter and trainer enthusiast; Romesh Ranganathan! Romesh brings with him a tale of a crime which has probably marred what should be a pretty great memory, but at least he can take comfort in his enviable sartorial style ... probably. The team …
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! An ALMOST in person DPP right here - well, Pip and the guest being in the same city, in a country far far away from their respective homesteads anyway - please enjoy a brilliantly upfront and honest chat with actor RAHUL KOHLI! I say upfront and honest - basically it’s …
 
For our second and final bonus episode this season, I bring you the dulcet tones of actor Jamie Dornan. Most recently seen in The Fall (currently on Netflix and BBC iPlayer) playing a serial killer with an incongruously happy family life, Dornan is also well-known for starring as Christian Grey in all three of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptat…
 
Adam talks with British comedian Joe Lycett about the traumatic gig where they first met, Joe's net worth according to the internet, hidden camera shows and pranks, ASMR and swearing. PLEASE NOTE THIS EPISODE CONTAINS FRANK SEX CHAT, STRONG LANGUAGE AND CLOSE RANGE MOUTH NOISES TOWARDS THE END Recorded face to face in March 2019 Thanks to Séamus Mu…
 
In this second episode of Season 2 of "Being Amazing Despite...", Gav chats to Eleanor Tweddell about being amazing despite losing your job. Eleanor talks to Gav about her new (rather timely) book 'Why losing your job could be the best thing that ever happened to you' (a subject very close to Gav's heart) and offers some tips and advice for anyone …
 
Jessica Fostekew doing art and chatting to Annie McGrath. Secret Artists is a podcast hosted by comedian and artist, Annie McGrath. Each week her guest selects a subject which inspires them to create an artwork... It could be an object, a place, a person, an animal... Whilst drawing and painting, Annie and her guest enjoy a nice chat. Often silly. …
 
#302 Which One’s Melania? - It’s November 4th and the world hangs in the balance as they wait to discover if a winner will be declared right away in Taskmaster series 10. Rich is very keen for it to go to court after the upside down fiasco. His guest is comedy genius Nell Scovell. You may not know her name but you will have laughed at her stuff. Th…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Another in the long line of Distraction Pieces episodes right here following the “about bloody time” theme - people, please be upstanding in welcoming Hugo and Seapa from Kurupt FM / People Just Do Nothing / Chattin’ Sh*t podcast! A nice long chat with the dup, featurin…
 
Adam talks with Jamaican British writer Candice Carty-Williams about writing, religion, astrology, the pain of needing a pee, her podcast scepticism and daily routines with particular reference to those of computer scientist and podcaster Lex Fridman. Recorded remotely on November 6th, 2020. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support a…
 
Athena Kugblenu doing art and chatting to Annie McGrath. Secret Artists is a podcast hosted by comedian and artist, Annie McGrath. Each week her guest selects a subject which inspires them to create an artwork... It could be an object, a place, a person, an animal... Whilst drawing and painting, Annie and her guest enjoy a nice chat. Often silly. S…
 
#301 Forsaken - It’s the first show of series 20 (how does this keep getting commissioned?) and Rich is giving a moving tribute to a wrongly disgraced broadcaster and glad to see what’s making the BBC news headlines. His guest is the reigning Taskmaster champion Ed Gamble. They discuss who is doing the most podcasts, the problem with banofee pie, n…
 
As Men's Month continues through lockdown part 2 - what better way to spend it than in the company of comedian, presenter and author, Tom Allen! The team welcome Tom with open arms and provide some much needed trauma counselling for a wrong he has lived with since his school days - if the perpetrator happens to be listening to this episode, they wi…
 
This bonus 'minisode' contains some important information for those of you who want...no... NEED more Hannah, Taylor and Catie in their lives - and let's face it - that's probably most of you! Listen to to find out how you can be a part of the Drunk Women 'lock-in' and get to WATCH our sloshed sleuths in action. For more info and to see what's avai…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Without a doubt, an episode that’s been a long time in the making - at last, Pip catches up with national trasure, poet, writer and lyricist BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH! Pure enjoyment from the Birmingham legend as he and Pip catch up and talk about all things poetry but so much…
 
Adam enjoys a rambling conversation with his old friend, Fran Healy of Travis about onanism, creativity and the mysterious process of songwriting, why comedians and musicians like hanging out with each other, why Adam is keen on name dropping and there's some emotional resolution after a drunken row that got out of hand 15 years ago… Recorded on th…
 
Verona Rose doing art and chatting to Annie McGrath. Secret Artists is a podcast hosted by comedian and artist, Annie McGrath. Each week her guest selects a subject which inspires them to create an artwork... It could be an object, a place, a person, an animal... Whilst drawing and painting, Annie and her guest enjoy a nice chat. Often silly. Somet…
 
Adam enjoys a rambling conversation with British actor, comedian, and writer Miles Jupp. This conversation was recorded in London back in September 2017 but fell victim to technical problems and bad organisation, hence the THREE YEAR delay. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Anneka Myson and Jack Bushell for additional e…
 
#300 Socially Distanced - It’s a momentous occasion, not only the 300th numbered RHLSTP, but the first one since March in front of an audience. We’re at the prestigious Bill Murray pub in North London. Richard sits stage right for the first time (except when he interviewed himself for a kickstarter extra) and is being interrogated by John Robins be…
 
At the time of release for this episode, it's November 2020, which can only mean one thing ... THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN! Yes, Hannah, Taylor & Catie decided to give the men of the comedy world a well-earned leg-up, by allowing four of them on the show throughout the month - in honour of International Men's Day on November 19th. And to kick things …
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Let the cinematic streak be unbroken, as Pip chats with the second brother combo on the podcast - it’s the directorial duo of THE BLAINE BROTHERS! You may be familiar with the two from previous works such as Nina Forever (which was HIGH on a previous Pip’s films of the …
 
Adam enjoys a rambling conversation with British comedian, ventriloquist, actor and director, Nina Conti. This episode was recorded remotely on September 16th, 2020. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to Emma Corsham for additional editing. Podcast artwork by Helen Green https://helengreenillustration.com/ RELATED LINKS RIC…
 
Here is a little trailer to announce Season 2 of The DO Lectures Podcast with Gav Thompson. Season 2 is entitled Being Amazing Despite... In this second season, Gav will talk to guests about their own amazing lives and careers, but paying particular attention to the things that they have had to overcome to achieve their amazingness - big and small,…
 
Eleanor Matsuura doing art and chatting to Annie McGrath. Secret Artists is a podcast hosted by comedian and artist, Annie McGrath. Each week her guest selects a subject which inspires them to create an artwork... It could be an object, a place, a person, an animal... Whilst drawing and painting, Annie and her guest enjoy a nice chat. Often silly. …
 
It is such an honour to welcome the extraordinary Claudia Rankine to the podcast. She is a poet, playwright and essayist, a woman who's life's work has been devoted to the interrogation of race and white supremacy and to the discovery of what connects - and divides - us as human beings. Her 2014 book, Citizen: An American Lyric is the only poetry b…
 
#299 Everything Entropies - We’re just one show from the magic number 300 (if you ignore all the Edinburgh shows and other specials) and Rich is angry that he hasn’t got an MBE and that his cupboard is still giving him problems. His guest is a work of art depicting the young Father Christmas, John Kearns. They discuss the problem of student stand u…
 
The Drunk Women are here again, bringing you another night-out in your ears, with the help of screen writer, Lisa Holdsworth. It would appear that the burglars in Lisa's neighbourhood treat robbing her as an annual event - although it's not without some help from Lisa herself. The group then put their heads together to join-up the dots in a case wh…
 
Welcome, welcome, welcome to the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! The cinematic spirit is maintained wonderfully this week as Pip chats over zoom with director BEN WHEATLEY! With Ben’s new film ‘Rebecca’ blessing screens on Netflix (and selected bigger screens), it’s a perfect time to catch the director and Pip crams a lot into his ti…
 
Adam enjoys a rambling conversation with Irish writer, podcaster, comedian, musician and sometime Rubberbandit, Blindboyboatclub about comedy, music, post modernism, prank phone calls, masks, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and more. This episode was recorded remotely on October 5th, 2020. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support and to …
 
In the final episode of Series 1, Gav Thompson talks to Richard Mullender, Hostage Negotiator, about his job and about listening. Hard. Episode Seven - Hostage Negotiation Richard was the lead trainer at the UK police training school for Hostage Negotiations. He knows how to listen. He knows how to negotiate. He has helped negotiate international h…
 
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