252: God, Fatherhood and Captain Birdseye with Olly Mann
251: Mother's Day Special with Abigail Burdess
250: Dr Sarah Berry on food, fasting and gut health
249: Adrian Chiles on drinking, teenagers, and racing Meatloaf on a mobility scooter
Our guest for this episode is TV's Adrian Chiles! We talk about everything from booze and Bette Midler to coping when your kids go off to uni.
248: Comedy, kids' books and a quiz with Alasdair Beckett-King
247: How to leave your phone alone with Johann Hari
246: Laura Bates on everyday sexism
We are smashing the patriarchy in this episode with the help of Laura Bates - campaigner, writer, speaker, and all-round excellent woman. She explains why she started the Everyday Sexism project, and we discuss how the landscape has changed in the decade since.
245: Mika Simmons on sex, grief, and happy vaginas
244: Christmas isn't Christmas without Curried Eggs
It's the stupidest podcast episode of the year! Sam Pamphilon and Nurse Jessie join us once again to get drunk in Ellie's lounge and forget their conversation is going on the internet.
243: Gareth Hunsnet on life, love, and Kerry Katona's prawn ring
242: Cat Sims on alcoholism, mental health, and big balls
Our guest for this episode is author, podcaster and Instagram sensation Cat Sims, aka notsosmugnow!
We tackle some tricky topics such as Cat's struggle with drink and drugs, getting clean, and what to do if you think you have a problem.
241: Sali Hughes on how to handle life, teenagers and trolls
240: Book chat with Jenny Colgan
Our guest for this episode is the awesome author Jenny Colgan! She tells us about how she got her book deal, and what it's like to write 36 best-selling novels. Plus: is she the Kylie of women's fiction, or the Madonna?
239: Raastawala's Rinku Dutt on her new cookbook, divorce, and starting again.
238: Camille O'Sullivan on singing, falling in love, and falling apart
237: Lucy Porter on mid-life crisis, Christian Slater, and Center Parcs
236: Simon London on fatherhood, being funny and why Boris can f*** off
235: Harriet Kemsley on comedy, compromise, and condoms
234: Dr Angharad on helping your kids cope with anger, anxiety, and divorce
233: Sexuality, ADHD and jogging bottoms with Style Me Sunday
232: Dr Ranj on body image, bowel problems, and foot fetishes
231: Cat Bateman on singing, swimming, and coping with diabetes
230: 100 Mile Walk Special with Jim and John
229: It's Claire Richards from Steps!
Are you ready for the most erotic anecdote about Peter Andre you've ever heard? Well, get ready, because we have Claire Richards on the podcast!
She tells us all about her life in Steps, and what it's like to become a pop star at the age of 19, earning a whopping £50 a week. We ask if there are any Steps songs she secretly hates singing, and whether their costumes smell as bad as ours. Plus, Claire tells us about the moment when H came out to her, and what crisps she was eating at the time.
228: Mid-life Crisis Special with Steve Hill
It's time for some real talk as we sit down with our old friend Steve Hill to discuss our own personal mid-life crises. We dig deep into the big stuff, from death and divorce to weight loss and cock rot.
227: From Grief to Greggs with George Egg
#AD BONUS EPISODE: Money Special - A Grand Day Out
What would happen if you put your kids in TOTAL charge of the family budget for a whole day? What would they learn? What would you learn? Will the entire budget be blown on LEGO?
@starlingbank set us this very challenge in this week’s special bonus episode. We gave our lads a budget for a family day out, and a Starling Kite card so they could spend and keep track of the money independently. Tune in to find out whether they wasted it all on V-bucks and sweets, and whose son spent the most on their Mother's Day present.
226: Kate Lawler on motherhood, mental health and fake tan failures
Our guest for this episode is the fabulous Kate Lawler! She tells us all about her experience of becoming a mum, and how it's our fault she got pregnant in the first place.
225: Family Therapy Special with Julia Samuel
What can we do to prepare ourselves for grief? Is there a right and wrong way to fight? And should we force our children to say sorry? Answering all these questions and many more is the brilliant psychotherapist, Julia Samuel.