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Award-winning comedy panel show hosted by Danielle Ward, with team captains Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Michael Legge and amazing special guests. In it, two teams work out the right thing to do in strange scenarios and scary situations which range from the everyday to the weird and extreme. Don't feel you have to start at the beginning - we'd suggest you start with the most recent series then work backwards! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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...something that might be of interest. DTRT's very own Michael Legge - the especially angry one - has a book coming out VERY SOON. 'Strawberries To Pigs' is a collection of his writing from 2008 to 2020, and is also his way of apologising for inventing online anger and wrecking all our lives. Stories of romance, success and bravery are not include…
 
Chris Addison and Anna Mann are the gifts that keep on giving in the 2019 Christmas Special! It is a very traditional affair, with all the usual festive ingredients you'd expect, including squirrels, gimp masks, sword fighting, an abbatoir and Danke Jonathan. Expertise is provided by the overwhelmingly brilliant, lovely and Panto-tastic Joe Tracini…
 
Aisling Bea and Miles Jupp are the guests for the final show of this mammoth series - and we go out with a bang in an episode that considers how to commit the perfect murder, how to behave on public transport, what to do if you sext your ex and then they start blackmailing you, how to deal with flatmates whose onanism is too noisy and a few new-lif…
 
Rufus Hound and Tawny Newsome guest at the London Podcast Festival in a show that considers calming down angry people, surviving a freefall without a parachute, how to cope with a dog who wants to join in when you're having sex, the whys and wherefores of getting a second date (featuring possibly the worst advice ever given in the course of an Agon…
 
Bethany Black and David Reed join the gang in glorious York for the first ever recording outside London or Edinburgh (yes, we know you've already heard the Birmingham recording, but that was recorded three days after this one). Anyway, the subjects covered include jellyfish stings, interrogation techniques, whether honesty is the best policy when i…
 
Rachel Fairburn and Neil Edmond are the perfect guests for a show that considers runaway horses, meeting strangers from the internet in real life, unwanted matchmaking, secret tattoos and aggressively smelly bosses. There then follows a frankly delightful chat with expert cruise ship entertainment and hospitality director Peter Gibbs. You seem like…
 
Vivienne Acheampong and Glenn Moore join Danielle, Margaret and Michael to discuss rioting, parents embarrassing you on social media, the rights and wrongs of weeing in the sink and dirty housemates. There's then a disconcerting amount of talk about fists with expert guest materials scientist Anna Ploszajski. If you want to support the show, then l…
 
Do The Right Thing and support #PODSTRIKE on Friday September 20th 2019. This week will be historic. In over 150 countries, people are stepping up to support young climate strikers and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. The climate crisis won’t wait, so neither will we. Young people have woken up much of the world with their powerful Fridays…
 
Bridget Christie and Sara Barron are the guests for a joyous romp through subjects including talking about the birds and the bees with your kids, sandstorms, disowning family for motorcycling reasons, a boyfriend who won't move out of a flat, an awful cow skin rug and an eye-popping discussion with expert Human Resources professional Colleen Cheeth…
 
Lou Conran and Benjamin Partridge are on board for discussions about being indoors for an earthquake, shaking hands, sucking thumbs, dead rats (and badgers), kids eating food off the pavement plus an awful lot about worms with expert guest professor Dr Jonathan Pettitt. If you'd like to support the show, do click here to find out how you can do so …
 
Caroline Mabey and William Andrews are the very fun guests for this earliest recording of series 7 (back in February 2018). It covers vital subjects such as the correct way to deal with a snake bite, how to cure hiccups, what to do if you've told your partner you have a terminal disease when that isn't strictly true and the correct etiquette when s…
 
Lucy Porter and Rick Edwards are on the guest list for our WEDDING SPECIAL, recorded earlier this year as the hen do for Danielle ahead of her then-impending nuptials. And what bride-to-be could want for more? With brilliant tips on how to impress your future parents-in-law, what to do if the caterers poison the Wedding Breakfast, how to deal with …
 
Heidi Regan and Darren Harriott are the guests for an eventually rather filthy show which which covers the genteel subjects of breaking down a door and getting on with people you dislike at work before taking a turn with a neighbour's dirty doggy, a quick detour via tall people at music gigs, a bizarre trip into Creme Eggs before a surprisingly bod…
 
Richard Herring and Deborah Frances-White are the guests for a very fun show which covers gas leaks, the art of persuasion, extreme ghosting, taking your mother out on a date, the etiquette of watching TV with your partner and the world of Dominatrix-ing with former Dominatrix Miranda Kane - which includes a truly brilliant and bizarre story about …
 
Sarah Millican and Joe Lycett join Danielle, Margaret and Michael for a show recorded at the 2019 PodFest at Birmingham's echoey but lovely Town Hall. Subjects covered include falling down, dealing with exam stress, coping with the fact your ex - who you ghosted 10 years ago - is now your new boss, what to do if your other half is addicted to socia…
 
Ahead of the impending new series, we asked you what clips we should include in a 'Best Of' episode. You told us. We had a think. And the result is THIS - a 'Best of?' episode covering series 1 to 6. This is the PERFECT EPISODE to share with your friends, neighbours, putative in-laws, bosses and enemies - a serviceable introduction to the world of …
 
Jessica Fostekew and Nish Kumar come down our chimneys for this year's Christmas Special. And they bring with them a sack full of ice rescues, dodgy presents, evil families, wrapping paper, Santa Claus and Christmas Trees courtesy of expert guest Helen Cripps. Also within, discover which of our panel owns a lake... If you've ever wanted to bung us …
 
Sarah Kendall and Chris Addison join the gang for the second and last of our summer special episodes. The teams get a bit tipsy and discuss desert islands, jizz bridges, being friends with exes, nudism, shoe etiquette and eggs with kitchen gadget expert guest Rhik Samadder. Also, for any Producer Ben fans who missed him in the last episode... he's …
 
Cariad Lloyd and Phil Wang are the guests for the first of two summer special episodes. The teams discuss volcanic eruptions, noisy neighbours, evil twins, loud sex, battle re-enactors, violent cats, baldness and antiques with expert guest Mark Hill (surely the first DTRT guest who is also a regular on Antiques Roadshow?). The show also features th…
 
Sara Pascoe and John Robins are the guests as we discuss wasps, how to take a bullet, dating a diva, being turned on by a dentist and bomb disposal - the latter with explosive expert guest Steve Rimmer. (http://steve-stand-up-rimmer.co.uk/) If you've enjoyed this series of Do The Right Thing, then we want you to tell other people about it. Please. …
 
Andy Zaltzman and Lou Sanders are on board as we discuss building nuclear fallout shelters, hotel upgrades, lazy husbands and sex, with sexpert Alix Fox. If you're enjoying Do The Right Thing, then please tell other people about it via mouth, social media, sending a letter or telepathy. Also... please rate and comment on the show on iTunes, follow …
 
Series 6, Episode 4 (Anna Crilly & Katy Wix) Double act Anna & Katy join Danielle, Margaret and Michael to discuss angry customers, heart attacks, defaced photo frames, Doctor Who and modelling (with model guest Hazel Townsend). There seem to be lots of piss-related stories along the way. If you enjoy Do The Right Thing, then please do let other pe…
 
Series 6, Episode 3 (Rufus Hound & Diane Morgan) Rufus Hound and Diane Morgan guest on a show that covers a lot of ground - from running out of petrol in the desert, via getting to sleep, dealing with homophobic parents and going to school reunions, to housemates having loud sex and a couple of belting lawyer-based scenarios with expert guest crimi…
 
Kerry Godliman and Paul Sinha are the guests in a show that contains amputation, talking squirrels, car sickness, sex parties, naughty photos and a healthy slice of evolutionary biology with evolutionary biologist Simon Watt (who runs the Ugly Animal Conservation Society and his own podcast). If you're at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer, …
 
Shappi Khorsandi and Richard Osman join us for the first episode of Series 6. In it the teams try to survive a wolf encounter, pick their way through the minefield of social kissing and deal with problems including looking after evil teenagers, fear of driving, not being boyfriend material and butlering (in the form of very proper expert guest Malc…
 
Sofie Hagen and Elis James join the gang for our first ever Christmas Special. And very tinselly it is too! Expect all your festive favourites - snow, turkey, funeral arrangements and Christmas Past (thanks to brilliant expert guest - historian Greg Jenner). If you want to give us a Christmas present, then what we'd love is the gift of exposure. He…
 
Joe Lycett and Doc Brown are the guests in this final episode of series 5. It's a glass-shatteringly good episode containing as it does information about lightning, breaking up, avoiding people, what to call 'bits' and flies (thanks to brilliant expert guest - curator of flies at the Natural History Museum - Dr Erica McAlister). If you've enjoyed t…
 
Matthew Crosby, Ben Clark and Isy Suttie join Danielle and Margaret (Michael's away) to chatter about stampeding elephants. skiving off work, sexual ranting and planning weddings (with the help of expert guest 'Wedding Fairy' George Watts). If you like this show, then truly the best way you can pay us back is by helping to get Do The Right Thing to…
 
Brett Goldstein and Humphrey Ker are on board in a show that features some incredible stories about saving lives, dates-gone-wrong, third nipples, stolen mugs and the music business (the latter courtesy of expert music journalist Simon Price). If you like the show then please share it with people you know and also strangers. They'll thank you one d…
 
Romesh Ranganathan and Dave Gorman join Danielle, Margaret and Michael to chew over the perils of hitchhiking, sobering up and modern art. Expert Idil Sukan is on hand to guide the panel through some photography-related scenarios. The show is also notable for the number of times the word 'Bouillon' is used. We love to know if you've heard any podca…
 
Katherine Ryan and Mike Wozniak join us for the first episode in Series 5. It's been a long time coming but is (hopefully!) well worth the wait as it tackles surviving overnight in a walk-in freezer, haggling, sex toys, appropriate clothing and Taxi driving (in the form of excellent expert guest Mason McQueen). If you enjoy the show, then please he…
 
Lucy Porter and Simon Munnery are on board for the final episode in Series 4. Within it you'll find a brilliant audience Agony problem about yawning, an expert head chef armed with knives and Michael Legge's teenage diary. Plus Quicksand, Ladyboys, Bad News and Snooping. If you enjoy the show, then help us get it to new ears (i.e. tell people about…
 
Podcast titans Peacock and Gamble (Ray and Ed) get on board for the third show from The Pleasance recorded at last years Edinburgh Fringe. In it you'll find references to Quantum Leap and E45 aqueous cream - plus the sea, a dead badger and an excellent expert guest in the shape of police officer-turned-stand-up Alfie Moore. If you like the show, wh…
 
Jason Manford and Sara Pascoe are the guests in our second show from last years Edinburgh Fringe (recorded at the Pleasance). Alongside Danielle, Michael and Margaret they have a go at leaping between buildings, getting rid of boring people and finding a maintenance man for an audience member. Expert hotel manager Paul brings his wicked. If you lik…
 
Sarah Millican and Jesse Thorn join Danielle, Margaret and Michael in this first episode of our fourth series - Whoohoo! Recorded at the Pleasance in Edinburgh, subjects tackled include pigeon expulsion, sea survival, package embarrassment, precocious children, and getting stuck in a tunnel (courtesy of expert 'locomotive engineer' Dave). We're wel…
 
Simon Evans and Lloyd Langford join Danielle, Margaret and Michael in this final episode in the series. Recorded at the Pleasance in Edinburgh, subjects include jumping over waterfalls, remembering names, talking dirty and pushing over slow people. Expertise comes in the shape, size and Danny-Dyer-esque sound of ex-tabloid journalist Rich Peppiatt.…
 
Angela Barnes, Justin Edwards and Gareth Gwynn join Danielle and Margaret (but not the amnesia-suffering Michael) in this toddler-feeding, skip-jumping, Moscow-advising episode recorded at the Phoenix in July. Other sexy subjects include finding loved ones in beds with builders and looking at dragons getting it on with cars. Plus we learn all about…
 
Angelos Epithemiou and John-Luke Roberts are the guests in this episode recorded at the Phoenix in June. They discuss heart-break, how to shake off stalkers and the sticky subject of how to stop your father-in-law pleasuring himself on your sofa. Additionally we welcome back DTRT pilot stalwart Jim Bob as our 'pop star' expert guest. There's also a…
 
Howard Read joins Jeremy Limb and Paul Litchfield from The Trap (Sodcast, POTOm) alongside Danielle and Margaret (but not forgetful Michael) in this episode recorded at the Phoenix. It features spiders, snakes and passionate arguments about tea - not to mention a shedful of 'name' anecdotes and a load of (22 year old) balls. Expertise comes courtes…
 
Katy Brand and Dan Schreiber join the panel in this episode recorded at the Phoenix back in June. Enter the jungle, exorcise your demons and become entranced by the mellifluous tones of radio royalty Alice Arnold. Plus noisey neighbours and French women. If you enjoy the show then you can help the show by spreading the word - perhaps buy a megaphon…
 
Les Dennis, Mark Olver and a returning Bridget Christie join Danielle and Michael (but no Margaret) in this episode recorded at the Pleasance during the Edinburgh Fringe 2012. Expect Vampires, Slugs, Babies, Boobs, Embarrassment, Ebola, Spoons and GP Dr Kevin Fernando as the expert guest. If you enjoy the show then you can help the show by spreadin…
 
Susan Calman and Nick Doody are the guests in this Calpol-fuelled episode recorded at the Pleasance at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012. The show also features dogs, Cagney and Lacey, landlord grief, cinemas and organ transplantation - plus expert guest Matthew Perret giving us a peek into the exotic world of simultaneous interpretation. If you enjoy the …
 
Richard Herring and Paul Foot are the guests for this first episode of the third series, recorded at the Pleasance at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012. And they get their teeth into erections, old men, Italian food and brakes - to name but a few of the delights within. It also features submarine expert guest Eric! If you enjoy the show then you can really…
 
Tony Law and Ruth Bratt are the guests for the first in a new series. Sinking cars, blocked loos, feeders, cat thieves, adult parties, charity fundraising (courtesy of expert Stef) and Jesus all figure. Do they do the right thing? Who is the rightest? The answers lie within. If you enjoy the series you can support the show in two ways... tell lots …
 
EPISODE 5: Jon Holmes and Bridget Christie. The much delayed episode 5 (producer's paternity leave!) finally arrives. Danielle, Margaret and Michael are joined by radio man and man Jon Holmes and stand-up woman and sometime ant Bridget Christie. Issues tackled include jumping off trains, talking to your father about sex and flowers. See acast.com/p…
 
EPISODE 4: Scott Capurro and David Reed. This week Danielle, Margaret and Michael are joined by Scott Capurro (American, gay, has appeared in Mrs. Doubtfire and Star Wars: Phantom Menace) and David Reed (Yorkshireman, straight, has appeared in The Penny Dreadfuls and in his own Shamblehouse). They tackle many issues - and this episode is essential …
 
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