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Poppy Hillstead has been diving into the treacherous depths of internet chatrooms. From Hypnosis roleplay to pretending to know about Carp angler fishing techniques, yes things usually end up in a dick pic, but Poppy is determined to enter the chat and blend in. Each week Poppy is joined by special guests to re-enact what she's been up to. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Tom Price trawls through the Amazon purchase histories of a variety of comedians. Everything you’ve ever bought on that website is on record - it's the true story of who you really are. Expect in-depth discussion of powdered peanuts, dog costumes, utility belts and books that claim you can change your life by improving your handwriting. And lots more. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/toaster. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Fingers on Buzzers is brought to you by comedian and keen amateur quizzer Lucy Porter, alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan. Whether you’re a Pointless armchair aficionado, nostalgic for the days of Going for Gold, or a bona fide Mastermind, this is the podcast for you. Jenny and Lucy speak to a host of people who work behind the scenes of our favourite TV quiz shows, including James Harkin (QI), Roger Tilling (the ‘Voice’ of University Challenge) and Jenny Hawker (Only Connect); plus w ...
 
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Tiredness Kills

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Tiredness Kills

The Delightful Sausage

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Are you looking to keep sleep at bay? Then Tiredness Kills is the podcast for you! Join award-winning comedy double act, The Delightful Sausage (“a cult hit” The Guardian) for a hilarious mix of infectious chat and deeply unpleasant sketches. Warning: this podcast isn’t for dweebs, and it will keep you awake well after your bedtime. Learn more about Amy Gledhill and Chris Cantrill at www.thedelightfulsausage.com.
 
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Mockbusters

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Mockbusters

Jack Ayres & Matthew Biddulph | Two Professional Voice Actors & Voice Over Artists | Comedy Podcast for Movie Lovers | Films, Actors & Funny Trailers | UK

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Mockbusters is a comedy podcast where two voice actors battle it out to pitch the ultimate movie. Each week, they'll be given a random genre and six hilarious randomly generated movie titles and they'll have just two hours to come up with a kick ass movie trailer to sell their idea to a special guest judge. Whose movie will be thrown out as trailer trash and whose will be awarded the prestigious title of.... Mockbuster.
 
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Team FOB is delighted to welcome journalist, columnist, podcaster & star of bluegrass band Police Dog Hogan, Tim Dowling! Tim chats to Lucy and Jenny about his over-enthusiastic pub quiz style, as well as which quiz shows from his native USA have made it across the pond and how the glitzy formats were given a more 'UK' feel. We also hear about his …
 
A trilogy of bone-chilling subterranean tales are unearthed by James, in Part 1 of our 100th episode “spectacular.” Marvel, as the Loremen encounter a mummy’s curse, get lost in the Kennington Loop and come face-to-face with an Absolute Bad Boy. We also learn the French term for earthquake and answer the age-old riddle: when is a wig, not a wig? An…
 
If you could ask comedian, actor, and author Isy Suttie ANYTHING, what would it be? Probably a load of questions about famous Janes and Croydon right? Well, it's your lucky day, because that's exactly what Lucy and Jenny did, so you don't have to! To find out about Isy's level of knowledge on these subjects AND which TV quiz show she wants to reviv…
 
A lil' Wayne ahead of the big 💯 (100) show this weekend. If you're reading this before the 12th September (2021) then there must surely be tickets in here... https://dice.fm/event/2vl7p-loremen-alasdair-beckett-king-james-shakeshaft-12th-sep-the-bill-murray-london-tickets If you're reading it after or can't come then just enjoy a lovely bite size b…
 
Hi Toasters! We're doing the London Podcast Festival this Saturday, at 7pm. This is your chance to come and see the BRILLIANTLY funny impressionist and comedian Ronni Ancona squirm her way through an Amazon Purchase History interrogation (in a nice, funny way. It's not a real interrogation). Tickets: https://shop.kingsplace.co.uk/26938/26939 Suppor…
 
Yes that's right THIS IS NOT A DRILL, as Lucy and Jenny welcome none other than the woman who strikes fear into the heart of all naughty parish councilors, it's Jackie Weaver! Jackie teases us with some titbits behind the scenes of her recent record of Celebrity Mastermind, she also reveals which quiz show (apart from The Chase) she has a burning d…
 
From the depths of Wales's Brecon Beacons, at the Green Man Festival, two plucky Loreboys attempted a pod-first: recording a podcast in a tent. Sadly, it proved to be too rainy and of that recording, only fragments remain… Join Alasdair and James for exclusive access to the so-called 'Green Man Tapes,' as well as the 14th Century tale of a true-hea…
 
This week Lucy and Jenny dive into the rich world of board games and all they have to offer and giving their expert opinion on these important matters is Andy Bush and Brian Murphy from top board gaming podcast, Bush's Board Game Thing. In this meeting of minds, the players dissect the TV quiz shows which have crossed over to board game territory, …
 
James returns from a minibreak in Cornwall with a swashbuckling tale of piracy, mistaken identity and being very annoying. Don't worry - all those things apply to the protagonist of the Penryn Tragedy, not James. Prepare yourself for a deadly case of banter-gone-wrong in this Cornish bloodbath. So gather your booty, moisten your Pogs, and join the …
 
This week Lucy and Jenny welcome podcaster and comedian, Poppy Hillstead to the show, and whilst she's here, Poppy gets an education into her own name and what constitutes a quiz! We also explore which quiz show hosts would be the flatmate from HELL and find out why our guest's internet search history isn't for the faint-hearted. Joins Lucy and Jen…
 
The queens of quiz are here again and this week Jenny goes through her epic performance on Popmaster, which not only had Lucy in awe but also green with envy! The green theme extends to this week's guest segment as we cross to the emerald isle to hear from political correspondent and king of the Rubix Cube Gavan Reilly! Joins Lucy and Jenny live at…
 
James Shakeshaft takes Alasdair Beckett-King back to Chipping Campden via Chipping Sodbury, County Louth and North London. The Lorelads are on tour [AIRHORN!] and they have one thing on their minds – sightings of animal ghosts. Join us on this journey and meet Sir Francis Bacon’s ghost chicken, an immortal cat, and (of course) the maître d’autobus.…
 
Lucy and Jenny are here again and as we were away for SO long, there was ample chance to clock up some pretty impressive quizzing achievements, and today, we get to hear our hosts blow their own (and each other's) trumpets. Another recent addition to quiz is the wonderful Darragh Ennis, otherwise known as The Menace and newest member of The Chasers…
 
The Soap Woman of Lake Crescent The Loremen visit Twin Peaks country, and in damn fine company. The year is 1940 and Forrest Burgess (off of Astonishing Legends) takes Alasdair and James to the shores of Lake Crescent in Washington State. Plumbing its chilly depths, we uncover a murderer, a hardboiled detective and an underwater corpse-catcher. We …
 
Hello! Welcome back to this brand new series of Fingers On Buzzers, which sees a mixture of remote and face-to-face records, and even some done in front of an audience. In this episode, we get to catch up with our wonderful hosts and find out all the quizzing news in their lives - including some stunning TV quiz show performances from our Lucy. The…
 
You know the feeling. It's night-time and you're all alone. You get the strangest feeling that if you look into the glass of a darkened window, you might see a scary figure looking back at you? Well, the tale that Alasdair Beckett-King chills James Shakeshaft with in this episode is ever so similar. Except it's daytime, you're in church with other …
 
James Shakeshaft has a big old ramble about all sorts of stuff, and Alasdair Beckett-King sends in a video postcard which you can find here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tBPi0V6JsM All this is in aid of our livestream tonight (8pm BST 22nd July) which you can find here: https://www.youtube.com/c/LoremenPodcast or here: https://www.twitch.tv/lor…
 
Hello toasters! First of all, well done. You've made it to the end of series 3 of My Mate Bought a Toaster. This is a serious achievement, so give yourself a pat on the back. You really managed to listen to every ep? Brave, you're very brave. On the show today it's Julian Clary - the perfect man for a big lovely finish. Enjoy his tales of multiple …
 
Poppy Hillstead has entered the podcast! Award winning comic and podcaster (Poppy Hillstead Has Entered The Chat) joins the Loreboys with a tale of the Green Lady who haunted her childhood in the Lincolnshire Wolds. In a shocking twist, the Green Lady turns out to be a) real, b) Spanish and c) kinda clingy. Find out why everyone is talking about Po…
 
Hi toasters. I love this man. You will too by the end of this deep, deep dive into his Shopping Listory. She-wees, grief, egg cutting and more all in one episode, you lucky things. If you enjoy the episode feel free to subscribe and drop us a review. Thanks loves! All the best kind regards xx Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/toaster. Se…
 
Alasdair Beckett-King and James Shakeshaft head for the haunted heights of Derbyshire’s High Peak. Somewhere between Light Peak and Dark Peak, betwixt spooky and spoopy, they uncover a tale of drunken revelry and unearthly terror. This episode also features parachute petticoats and an ode to The Pub that borders on (without actually being) poetry. …
 
Oh hello Toasters. You well? This week joining us on the only podcast that excavates celebrities' Amazon accounts, we’re joined by the very brilliant tv presenter and radio host Sian Welby. We talk about buying hot sauce for Rita Ora, cooking with Coolio, and the time she was nearly killed by a Formula E car. Oh, and why she always has a pair of la…
 
Hey Toasters. This week's episode sees Tom dive head first into superstar comedy actor and all round top bloke Sanjeev Bhaskar's receipts draw. And what gems he finds, as Sanjeev finally opens up about megaphones, cat feeders and leisure apples. He also unveils the truth behind Bond, The Beatles and That Backpack. Thanks for listening, and don't fo…
 
Alasdair takes us to the flat, flat Fenlands and tells tales of some proper old-school oddballs. The sort of people who like to question the mainstream narrative. The sort of people who, if they were around nowadays, would probably wear a mask but not over their nose. You know the sort. BONUS: This episode also includes a cut-out-and-keep haircut f…
 
Hello Toasters. A real treat this week - we're heading into the Amazon Purchase History (AND MIND) of Adam Buckles Buxton. This is vintage stuff. We uncover how Mad Libs got him into comedy, how The Slits terrified him as a child because they wore mud instead of clothes, and how Adam might well be the first man in the world to get a serious repetit…
 
James takes Alasdair on a guided tour of the Cotswolds’ less famous standing stones. This episode is hot, hot, hot, in many senses of the word. Is it the sultry ambience of a summer evening in James’s shed? Is it the phallic power of these B-list monoliths? Or is it... Swede dreams? Hopefully, we will never find out. Loreboys nether say die! Suppor…
 
Another week, another brilliant guest allowing Tom to go potholing in their Amazon Purchase History. This week therapist, agony aunt and all round excellent human Philippa Perry reveals a reading list packed with psychotherapy (obviously), logs (sure) and nails (why not). We also talk about pre-history, why fire is so important to humans and how yo…
 
Hey how's it going Toasters? This week I was beyond delighted to have a rummage through Anneka Rice's amazon history and find out exactly what kind of person she really, in truth, behind the lies of tv, actually is. Turns out it's exactly the same. Joyful, energetic, funny and frank. We talk dressing up boxes (a LOT), how to make sure you get the b…
 
This is the Midnight Library 2: Electric Boogaloo AKA The Midnight Library Returns: Electric Boogalurns. Miranda Merrick and Mr Darling make their way to merry olde England and cause a right old fuss. Miranda shares the tale of Harry Main, a distinctly land-based pirate with a side-line animal disguises. Oh, and if you ever dig a hole in Ipswich, M…
 
The Loreboys go rambling up Scotland's third most famous seat* and make a very spooky discovery: a Victorian mystery that remains unsolved. (Spoiler: we didn't solve it). Guest stars in this episode include: Scottish Columbo, a poisoned pig and Mrs. Doubtfire. Warning: James does the full gamut of 'Scottish' accents, ranging from 'Elderly Nanny' to…
 
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