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In an overwhelmingly woke comedic landscape, right-leaning stand-up Geoff Norcott is a rare beast. In WMPT he gets to the heart of what ordinary people think about social and political issues. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt, but without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Question Time, Mock the Week and pops up frequently on UK political debate programmes. He’s also written for shows ranging from Have I Got News For You ...
 
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RHLSTP with Richard Herring

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RHLSTP with Richard Herring

Sky Potato, Go Faster Stripe and Fuzz Productions

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RHLSTP is an award-winning series in which comedian Richard Herring ("The Podfather" - The Guardian) chats with some of the biggest names in comedy and entertainment. Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard, Dawn French, David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Brian Blessed are amongst the many stars to have been interviewed across the 200+ episodes..
 
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Sunday Spit Roast

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Sunday Spit Roast

Charlie Stanton, Damian Kingsley and Frank Cassidy

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A Comedy Podcast dedicated to putting the ‘Great and the Good’ on a skewer for a complete deconstruction and re-think: Roast-style! We take on everything from single bad ideas to fully bloated ideologies. Advertising that makes you cringe to media empires that need downsizing. Groups that need disbanding to Organisations that need re-organising. A bottom-up critical eye on all things cultural! With special guests and ‘experts’ phoning-in, the show will take you through the subject in hand wi ...
 
As well as both being professional comedians, Stuart Goldsmith and Sindhu Vee have two other big things in common: they a) are both parents and b) have no idea how to be parents. But hey, does anyone? In this show, the acclaimed host of The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast and the writer/creator of BBC Radio 4's Sindhustan try to find out, seeking the advice of notable parents and experts on how to cope with parenthood, exploring the sacrifices, choices and mistakes made along the way. Light-hear ...
 
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This week I have author, libertarian and public health expert Christopher Snowdon back on the show to talk about all things Covid. But in a funny informative way. We talk about plenty more besides, including a bizarre plug for taking up smoking. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021…
 
#350 Docking - Richard had written an actual joke and been dreaming of tiny animal attacks, plus performing music in quite an unusual way. His guest it arguably a more accomplished musician - it’s the impossibly cool and talented Louise Wener. They discuss the similarities of their experiences of school and the 90s, what it’s like to appear on Top …
 
Catherine Bohart, Michael Deacon, Chris McCausland and Eshaan Akbar join host Andy Zaltzman to look back over the week's news. This week, they look at the COVID report's findings, Boris Johnson's holiday hobby, the Northern Ireland Protocol and a sacked wizard.The chair's script is written by Andy Zaltzman, with additional material by Alice Fraser,…
 
Hyper-capitalism and extreme identity politics are driving us to distraction. Both destroy the basis of a common life shared across ages and classes. The COVID-19 crisis could accelerate these tendencies further, or it could herald something more hopeful: a post-liberal moment. Adrian Pabst argues that now is the time for an alternative – postliber…
 
#24 Sean Bean's Pound Shop Subterfuge - Richard proves he is down with the cool kids by chatting to his teenage fans about skateboards and exams before introducing a man who is at home driving a Bronto-crane as he is befriending a talking snowman as he is having a friend who travels through time and gets off with Samantha Mumba whilst he waits arou…
 
So the first big report on Covid is out and we have a delve into the less than surprising findings. Then we talk about Boris's holiday and why it's both ok and annoying. Keir Starmer's HGV debacle gets a few minutes as does the ongoing gender neutral crusade in retailers. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffno…
 
#349 timkey - Richard’s son is a chip off the old block, though Richard is upset that Lego has introduced things that are chips instead of blocks. His guest is University fraud Tim Key. The pair compare garments before Richard suggests a radical rebrand for the actor/comedian, teases out the story of how Tim got into the Cambridge Footlights, and h…
 
Kerry Godliman, Anand Menon, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Ola Labib join host Andy Zaltzman to pore over the week's news. This week, they get their teeth into the Tory party conference, the scrapping of the Universal credit uplift in the week it was announced fuel prices could go up by 30%, Facebook's 6hr lost weekend and the Nobel Prizes.The chair's …
 
#23 Suck Each Other Off A Bit - Richard reveals the hypocrisy of his parenting techniques and reminisces about the death of Lady Di. His first guest is Edinburgh Comedy Prize nominee Ahir Shah - they chat about Brexit, how looking into the sun proves your strength and wisdom and the older generations disregard for metaphorical ladders. His second g…
 
#348 Vice Versa - Richard has seen a middle aged man score a major triumph over two trainee baristas over the absence of a plate. His guest this week also expects crockery in coffee shops, it’s David Mitchell. They discuss the cruel and ever speeding passage of time, how to revolutionise body swap comedies, obituary photos, how David turned out to …
 
Lucy Porter, Angela Barnes, Alun Cochrane and Matt Forde join host Andy Zaltzman to chew over the week's news. On the menu this week: the fuel crisis, Labour conference, end of the furlough scheme, Amazon's new house robot and the new Bond film.The chair's script is written by Andy Zaltzman, with additional material by Alice Fraser, Max Davis, Tash…
 
#22 The Main Thing Is Ricky Gervais Didn't Win - Rich is mortified about having accidentally crashed someone else's show and is thinking of becoming someone who pays to sit in a hairdressers. But the good news is that Colin is back to remind his guests of times that things have gone wrong for them. Rich's first guest personally knows many of the pe…
 
The brilliant Simon Evans co-hosts with me this week as we discuss the petrol panic, Tory scum and Labour tying themselves in knots over cervixes. There's also some great advice for men whose wives find them annoying. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021 LIVE UK TOUR livenation.uk/…
 
#347 A Bag of Sausage Rolls - Richard is concerned about a doppelgänger who is out there somewhere claiming to be him (and whether it might be him) and why the fraud has such a paucity of ambition and his son has some unexpected good news. His guests are Ian and Barry from the Parapod podcast and MOVIE! They chat about how to turn a podcast into a …
 
Andy is joined by journalist Hugo Rifkind and comedians Susie McCabe, Ria Lina and Andrew Maxwell to dismantle and discuss the week's news, including the energy crisis, lack of Co2 and Boris's trip to the US.The script is written by host Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Alice Fraser, Mike Shephard, Rajiv Karia and Esther Manito.It is produ…
 
In this enthralling book, Julian Baggini masterfully interweaves biography with intellectual history and philosophy to give us a complete vision of 18th century Scottish philosopher David Hume’s guide to life. He follows Hume on his life’s journey, literally walking in the great philosopher’s footsteps as Baggini takes readers to the places that in…
 
#21 Three Nights in Peterborough - Richard is so close to becoming the Radio Times Comedy Champion that he can almost taste it, which will just make his ultimate failure all the more painful and thus amusing, but luckily he almost shat his pants on a children's roundabout. HIs guest went one step further than that, it's the wonderful comedy genius …
 
A solo show this week as we discuss Labour's pathological desire to fight with themselves. Not to be outdone, Boris had a limp visit to the US and ended up like a bloke in a meat van. I also talk about the manifold dangers of night-time wee. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021 LIV…
 
#346 RETRACTO! - After four years Richard has noticed a hubristic plaque at his local cricket pitch and is gunning for North Herts District Council - they will regret crossing him. His guest is a return of the number 1 RHLSTP guest and number 2 human being (after Michael Palin) Bob Mortimer. There’s so much fun including the benefits of coiling lik…
 
Andy Zaltzman is joined by comedians Paul Sinha, Neil Delamere and Zoe Lyons to discuss the week's news, including Boris Johnson's reshuffle, winter covid plans and Emma Raducanu's heroics in New YorkHosted and written by Andy Zaltzman with additional material by Alice Fraser, Max Davis, Richard Stott and Rajiv Karia.Producers: Sam Michell and Gwyn…
 
#20 The Boy Who Cried Batman - The King has returned and he's at the spooky New Theatre Grand Hall where the Masons get up to all sorts of mysterious time-travelling. And Richard is very excited to be welcoming comedy legends The Doug Anthony All Stars, Paul, Tim and Paul. There's lots of chat about the Edinburgh Fringe of the eighties, the point w…
 
Great co-host episode this week with Leo Kearse on very funny form. We discuss comedians getting cancelled, tennis becoming a vehicle for the wokies and actual vehicles getting stuck because of protestors. Also I tell the tale of Dirty Mick... FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021 LIVE UK TOUR livenation.uk/puvz30rmxK4 Ord…
 
#345 Bruce Forsyth’s Tobacconist - Richard is shedding body parts in his dreams, but making the most of the first class medical treatment that comes from having the Big C in your Big T. His guest is comedy legend and parrot joke expert Barry Cryer. Barry reminisces about the many stars he’s worked with over the 60+years of his incredible career inc…
 
#19 What's It Like Being the Unattractive One from Lee and Herring? - Richard is gifted a front row audience member who is not only wearing red glasses but is also called Aanth (that is not a typo) and vents as much as he can whilst in a position of strength, knowing his guest should be able to wipe the floor with him, it's record-breaking poker pl…
 
It's a solo episode this week as we have plenty to talk about. We start with the Tories basically acting like the Gordon Brown administration before moving onto the FA's ridiculous decision to charge a 14 year old boy for a tweet. There's a bit of mental health chat about how buying a milkshake can be terrifying. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly…
 
#344 Send in the Clones - It’s season 22 melon-farmers and we’re back at the Leicester Square Theatre where we belong and Rich has had no sleep and may not be his son’s real (or at least only) father. His guests are the hosts of the fabulous Nobody Panic podcast (and soon to be a book) Tessa Coates and Stevie Martin. They talk about meeting someone…
 
In the first episode of the new series Emily goes for a stroll with Anita Rani and her Bedlington Whippet, Rafi. They talk about Anita’s new memoir, her Punjabi family life, her natural performing instinct and her husband, Bhupi. The Right Sort of Girl by Anita Rani, is out now, (Blink Publishing, £16.99) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-o…
 
#18 Two Men in a Field with Walkie Talkies and it's All Clear - Psychic Richard manages to divine the life of someone in his front row merely by looking at him, though what he finds out about this person's nipples will change your life forever. His guest this week is the Rod Hull faced comedian James Acaster. You will find out what it's like to sur…
 
Delighted to have Tom Walker (aka Jonathan Pie) back on the show. We discussed his new tour, Afghanistan, Joe Biden, Keir Starmer and much more. My favourite moment was discussing the Taliban watching 'How to' videos on YouTube. Support the Podcast, keep it weekly & AD-FREE https://www.patreon.com/geoffnorcott?fan_landing=true 2021 LIVE UK TOUR liv…
 
#343 Sit Down Wees - Richard is back in Norwich and has an idea for a new Olympic discipline and gets paid big bucks to finally slag off someone’s uncle.. His guest is comedian and horror film maker, Matthew Holness. They discuss whether he is the lost boy of comedy, if growing up in the same town as a horror legend led to his obsession with darkne…
 
Mark Littlewood, director-general of the IEA, joins Chris Snowdon and Tom Slater to discuss eco-insanity, smoking bans and Zero Covid. Become a spiked supporter: https://www.spiked-online.com/supporters/ Visit the spiked shop: https://www.spiked-online.com/shop/ Related articles: Tom Slater: Extinction Rebellion doesn’t care what you think https://…
 
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