Download the App!

show episodes
 
Part game show and part chat show. Your host, London Welsh comedian Vix Leyton, holds an ever-changing numbered list of 30 possible subjects - from everyday to current affairs - and invites three comics to compete to take the mic with stories, anecdotes, jokes or even songs, like a parlour game at the best fantasy dinner party you could ever imagine. The game - fun. The rules - highly convoluted. The laughs - constant. Guests to play the arcade so far have included Sara Barron, Sikisa, Tiern ...
 
Written by John-Luke Roberts. Starring Tony Law as Buck. When the President of the United States of America (Incorporating Europe) wants someone to go into space and discover more of it, there's only one man for the job - Buck Phosphorus, Space Botherer! Buck gathers up his space-things, says goodbye to his love ones and sets a course... for space. Also featuring Nadia Kamil, John-Luke Roberts, Isy Suttie and Thom Tuck.
 
There is a darkness inside all of us. Time to bring it into the light.In Sick Minds, comedy writers and performers Nico Tatarowicz and Alistair Griggs talk to fellow comedians about the horrible and darkly funny thoughts that fester inside of their brains and send them all screaming.
 
Sam Rhodes collects Theme tunes. Those themes encourage a selection of wonderful guests to wax lyrical about a series of obscure and often bizarre topics. Meet Sam's butler, Find out what celebs are up too, solve murders, Hear reviews of films from people who've not seen them, and many other intersting and ever changing chats! Each new guest adds a new theme to the pile, PLUS expect the occasional celeb Cameo!
 
Loading …
show series
 
This week in the arcade, Vix welcomes Felicity Ward, John Robertson and Ilayda Arden, covering some of the wildest inappropriate crushes (a whole new meaning to being Rogered) the emotional trauma of children's films and what happens if you ask John Robertson if he's happy. You can find John on Twitter & Instagram, and watch him on Twitch You can f…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 91: Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Released 14 July 2021 For this episode, we watched Slumdog Millionaire, written by Simon Beaufoy, from the book Q & A by Vikas Swarup. It was directed by Danny Boyle and starred Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapur and Irrfan Khan. It won a tremendous e…
 
This week in the arcade, Vix welcomes Pope Lonergan, Esther Manito and Siân Docksey covering unfortunate incidents at work, the perils and perks of resting bitch face and why you don't want to miss Hot Tonk day. You can find Esther on Twitter & Instagram You can find Siân on Twitter & Instagram You can find Pope on Twitter See acast.com/privacy for…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 90: Spotlight (2015) Released 30 June 2021 For this episode, we watched Spotlight, directed by Tom McCarthy and written by McCarthy and Josh Singer. The stars were Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams (nominated), Mark Ruffalo (nominated), Brian d’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci. It was also…
 
This week in the arcade, Vix tries to keep control of a very mischievous Dandy Man Thom Tuck, a fruity Esyllt Sears and Giles Paley-Phillips has a recipe for disaster. You can find Giles on Twitter & Instagram You can find Thom on Twitter & Instagram You can find Esyllt on Twitter & Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan, Tom Salinsky and our special guest Thom Tuck Episode 89: A Beautiful Mind (2001) Released 16 June 2021 For this episode, we watched A Beautiful Mind, which won Oscars for its screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, its director Ron Howard and Jennifer Connelly as Best Supporting Actress. It did not win an Oscar for …
 
This week Vix welcomes returning heroes Zoe Lyons, Jo Caulfield and Kate Martin back to the Arcade. Items for discussion include why you should go to the toilet before you put on a wetsuit, how to wing it at a Japanese conference and the agony and ecstasy of the Zoom gig. You can find Jo on Twitter & Instagram You can find Kate on Twitter & Instagr…
 
We are back. Kicking off season 2 with the triumphant return of Season 1 closer Sean Smith, up against pop legend Mark Read and comedy queen Alison Spittle. How Sean wasted 18k fulfilling a teenage dream and was nearly on Big Brother, how Alison made dreams come true in an old job and don’t ask Mark about his puppet (not a euphemism). You can find …
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 88: Gandhi (1982) Released: 2 June 2021 For this episode, we watched Gandhi, written by John Briley and directed by Richard Attenborough. It starred Ben Kingsley as Gandhi with support from Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth, Pradeep Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox and …
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 87: No Country for Old Men (1987) Released 19 May 2021 For this episode, we watched No Country for Old Men. This is the only film directed by the Coen Bros to win Best Picture, but the second of their four nominations in this category. The film stars Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, …
 
We're taking a short break before we kick off Season 2 with a bang! Some of these episodes have thousands of listens, some don't - so chances are you haven't listened to them all. Now's your chance - go on, hop to it! Thanks for all your support, we can't wait to be back. You can find tickets to our live shows at Eventbrite See acast.com/privacy fo…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan, Tom Salinsky and a special guest panel Episode 86.5: Oscars Best of the Best Released 12 May 2021 For this episode, we looked back on our Oscars journey with an amazing panel of special guests: John Ross Bowie, Michaela Watkins, Bryan Edward Hill, Melissa Fumero and Rachel Bloom. Follow our guests here: ht…
 
In the final episode of series one, Vix Leyton invites comedians Ian Stone and Marc Burrows to compete against rock star podcaster Sean Smith for the prize of glory. Petty crimes with serious consequences, how Marc got the best seat in the house for Dizzee Rascal and why you should never ask the Stone family to ‘make some noise’ at a gig. An epic c…
 
Welcome to the Segmentertainment winecast! Sam is joined by returning podcast guest champion Joy Harvey, and they discuss the best wines and video games, get financial advice from big city billionaire Michael Peachdaddy and talk about how awesome Terry Pratchett was whilst also being full of delicious wine. Find Sam online at: facebook.com/SamRhode…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 86: Parasite (2019) Released 5 May 2021 For this episode, we watched Parasite, the first film not in the English language ever to win Best Picture. Director Bong Joon-ho also won Best International Feature, Best Director and shared Best Original Screenplay with Han Jin-won giving it…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Helen Bauer, Maff Brown and Ross McGrane to take on the balls. The conspiracy theories category yields some fascinating insights from Helen Bauer, Maff on meeting the parents, a call from a 90s boyband legend interrupting the show, and the best, boldest calling-in-sick effort on record from Ross McGrane. You can find He…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 85.5: Oscar Winners 2021 Released 26 April 2021 For this episode we quickly recap all of the surprises, forgone conclusions, gaffes and highlights of the 93rd Academy Awards – mere moments after the broadcast concluded. BEST PICK LIVE We’re thrilled to announce a special one-off liv…
 
Best Pick with Ben Blacker, John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky For this episode, we chatted to Ben Blacker, host of the podcast The Writers Panel about our project, the Oscars and various other matters arising. https://twitter.com/benblacker https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/the-writers-panel/ Doctor Doolittle in Musical Hell. https:…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Athena Kugbleni and Jen Smith to join Dandy Man Thom Tuck in the Arcade. This week the conversation takes us from wedding De ja vu to the appropriate dress code for national TV. And get your pens out - there is also a chicken recipe. You can find Athena on Twitter & Instagram You can find Jen on Twitter & Instagram You …
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan, Tom Salinsky and special guest Ned Sedgwick Episode 85: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1951) Released 21 April 2021 For this episode, we watched The Bridge on the River Kwai, written by Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson, based on the book by Pierre Boulle. The director was David Lean and the stars were Willia…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Alice Fraser, Charlie George and Shazia Murza to the Arcade. This week the conversation spans everything from a Catholic education to age limits on emojis, with stops along the way at underage drinking and musings on whether it's ever appropriate to enjoy the music of Morrissey. You can find Shazia on Twitter & Instagra…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Katy Brand, Russell Kane and Stu Whiffen to the Arcade. All time contenders for worst prize ever won, as a Loaded award goes up against a backhanded Blue Belt and an ill fated meeting with Calvin Harris. Big Ball Energy here. You can find Russell on Twitter & Instagram & on Evil Genius You can find Katy on Twitter & Ins…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 84: Marty (1955) Released 7 April 2021 For this episode, we watched Marty written by Paddy Cheyefsky and directed by Delbert Mann, who both won Oscars. The stars were Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair and Joe Mantell, all of whom were nominated, Borgnine winning. It was also nominated fo…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites American Dream Sara Barron, star of stage and screen, David Fynn and comedy Queen Juliette Burton to the arcade. This episode opens with a (solo) bang, as Sara explains a teenage repetitive strain, David on going undercover AC12 style as a young actor tasked with finding a criminal on the factory floor and why farmers f…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Jo Caulfield, Louise Leigh (the fancy spelling) and Eshaan Akbar to an arcade recorded on International Women's Day. In this episode, cutlery etiquette gets a lot of airtime, Louise has a support knicker related injury to report, Jo tells us how her family's lockdown entertainment programme left much to be desired and E…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan, Tom Salinsky and special guest Matheus Carvalho Episode 83: An American in Paris (1951) Released 24 March 2021 For this episode, we watched An American in Paris, written by Alan Jay Lerner, inspired by and featuring the music of George Gershwin. The director was Vincente Minnelli and the stars were Gene Ke…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Esyllt Sears, Thom Tuck & Robin Morgan to the Arcade. In this Welsh themed episode, Vix rediscovers her accent and relays her questionable reaction to a near-death experience, Robin reveals why he never became a journalist, and Thom Tuck teaches the panel (and specifically Esyllt) all about electricity. You can find Tho…
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 82.5: Oscar Nominations 2021 Released 16 March 2021 For this episode we discussed the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards which were announced on 15 March 2021 at 12:15 GMT by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas. Next time we will be discussing An American in Paris. If you want…
 
This week Vix Leyton invites Ely Lyons, Daniel Clarkson and Taylor Glenn to the Arcade. In a remarkably cordial episode, topics like weddings after a break up and how to get out of a well jostle with Chaucer and The Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles and hotdogs for a whimsical conversational adventure, where the real prize was the friends they met along …
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky Episode 82: 12 Years a Slave (2013) Released 10 March 2021 For this episode, we watched 12 Years A Slave, written by John Ridley, from the memoir by Solomon Northup. The director was Steve McQueen with music by Hans Zimmer and cinematography by Sean Bobbitt and the stars were Chiwetel Ejiof…
 
In this International Women's Day special, host Vix Leyton rounds up some of the funniest, most entertaining stories from the series so far. Hilarious, honest, and exactly the right level of oversharing, from Zoe Lyons' ace celebrity chat up line, to Molly Mulshine's most embarrassing injury. The voices you heard were... Esyllt Sears (with Tiernan …
 
In this lockdown Zoom edition of the podcast, Vix Leyton welcomes Carl Donnelly, Tom Deacon and Kate Martin to the Arcade. 'Live, Laugh, Loathe', how to game a wedding list and calculating the cost of a single shower in UK pounds. Find Carl on Twitter & Instagram Find Tom on Twitter & Instagram Find Kate on Twitter & Instagram See acast.com/privacy…
 
In this cosmic ramble of an episode, Vix Leyton welcomes Robin Ince and Lizzy Pollott to the Arcade alongside fan favourite Rich Wilson. On Djing for Nile Rogers, PR stunts, why Peter Crouch is a fantastic unit of measure, and alongside the absolutely relentless dragging of Rich Wilson's Twilight online watch party. It was emotional. Find Robin on …
 
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan, Tom Salinsky and special guest Sam Bain Episode 81: You Can’t Take it With You (1938) Released 24 February 2021 For this episode, we watched You Can’t Take it With You, written by Robert Riskin, adapted from the play by George Kaufman and Moss Hart, directed by Frank Capra and starring Jean Arthur, Lionel …
 
In this very special crossover episode, Vix Leyton welcomes WTB Podcast hosts Jen Brister, Allyson June Smith and Maureen Younger to The Comedy Arcade. All three women offer some valuable, often contrasting life hacks, as they talk about teenage behaviour, the worst advice they were ever given, and Maureen's astonishingly unorthodox approach to eat…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login