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Don't Lets Chart - Comedy. History. Stupidity.

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The podcast that tries to make sense of now via the comfort of lists, weird trivia, arcane history and jokes about bums. If you think Bin Day should be a public holiday, you'll love Don't Lets Chart! Get early access for £3 a month here: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart

The podcast that tries to make sense of now via the comfort of lists, weird trivia, arcane history and jokes about bums. If you think Bin Day should be a public holiday, you'll love Don't Lets Chart! Get early access for £3 a month here: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The podcast that tries to make sense of now via the comfort of lists, weird trivia, arcane history and jokes about bums. If you think Bin Day should be a public holiday, you'll love Don't Lets Chart! Get early access for £3 a month here: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart

Language:

English

Contact:

7931187656


Episodes

The Most Beautiful Steve (April 13th)

4/13/2021
Want to learn some genuinely true facts from this date in time but also like silly people making jokes about Slimer's buttocks, sexy elephants and the Fuse bar throughout? Then "Don't Lets Chart" is your podcast! Its quite the trunk laden episode too with the internet's most burning questions about peanut-eating pachyderms alongside a visit to Pope Martin, 1962's biggest novelty hit, the perfection of tap dancing, Bobby Brown's unfortunate stomach troubles, cannibalism in comedy, the most...

Duration:00:30:06

I've Patented A Shoe (April 6th)

4/6/2021
Don't Lets Chart is a podcast that looks at the current day in history, shakes it for interesting trivia and then spray paints "BUMS" over the top of it. In this look at the April 6ths of time, Ben Baker and Phil Catterall learn about America's furry millionaire, Tartan Day, Napoleon's more petty acts of sulking, celluloid filth, Olympic pigeon bothering, the true inventor of the Pog, Steve Video Plus, boxing for peace, how Teddy Roosevelt definitely sounded, the early days of animation,...

Duration:00:31:04

Game For A Quiz Is Here!

4/3/2021
After the success and feedback on the pilot episode, we've decided to launch Game For A Quiz as its own show with a unique feed (e.g it will not be posted here!) and social media stuff. If you missed the first show, here's a small trailer for what we do. Then please go follow us on the podcast app of your choice and get the freshly minted second episode pitting Noel Edmonds against Brucie! You can manually add the RSS feed here: https://anchor.fm/s/54cd644c/podcast/rss Or listen on...

Duration:00:01:43

Why Can't I Be You? - Morrissey

3/19/2021
Ben Baker has always been fascinated by the world of pop parodies - musical spoofs or pastiches of existing bands, singers and genres - from "Spitting Image" to "Horrible Histories". In this first edition he looks at three and a bit decades of ribbing directed at the Mancunian mouthpiece that is Steven Patrick Bulbous Overcoat Morrissey and The Smiths. A misunderstood and unfortunately all too understood character that many have taken great delight in aping or paying tribute to, including...

Duration:00:31:10

Game For A Quiz: Time

3/12/2021
We've all got a favourite game show. Like the BBC point based one hosted by the lad with the ears or its ITV rival in which a chaser chases some contestants in a chase...I forget the title. (Speed 2?) But which is the BEST quiz or game show ever? Well, that's what Ben Baker and Christine Coulson are hoping to find out in this new series pitting two examples of the genre against each other. In this first episode both put forth a mighty example of shows that used time in an interesting way...

Duration:00:41:33

Phil and Ben's Transformers 101

3/5/2021
Phil loves big giant fighting space robots. Ben has never seen the appeal. Now, after years of in-fighting and insults, Ben is finally conceding to try and understand his friend's genuine obsession with the whole Transformers franchise. As an outsider he's going to learn about all aspects of the Autobots and Decepticons' long history of interplanetary punch-ups over the past four decades from the good to the impossibly rotten. And we start our journey at the very beginning with the opening...

Duration:00:37:25

It'll Be Alright On Some Charts

1/26/2021
As you all know Ben Baker and Phil Catterall are incredibly professional young men with all their own teeth and they definitely don't make a noise every time they sit down. But what of those rare moments where things went wrong? Or funny but unnecessary tangents were followed? Or sections were simply too long to fit into the regular episode? You're about to find out in half an hour of cocks going up Denis Norden's aunt's bloomers whilst an animated David Walliams looks on...

Duration:00:29:47

A Bearable New Year With Ben and Phil

1/19/2021
Happy New Sort Of A Year! Ben and Phil are here with a bit of New Year Cheer which will be as delicious as the injection man coming round with all of your vaccines! There are resolutions, celebrations and confusing traditions for everyone as part of this new year we've been slung into. Plus all the spines you can eat! Think of it as Advent Day 263 if you will. Merry Yearmas!

Duration:00:25:03

The Best of The Quizzes - Vol. 1

12/30/2020
The best quizzes from series 1 and 2 of Don't Lets Chart in honour of Ben's second fabulous 39th birthday. No, 2020 doesn't count. Its like Community season four. Enjoy!

Duration:00:36:06

Christmas Chart With The Stars

12/25/2020
Between 1958 and 1972, the BBC would run a big programme entitled "Christmas Night with the Stars". In it you could find mini versions of all your favourite shows of the time plus sketches, monologues and other seasonal nonsense. Today, Don't Lets Chart are reviving that tradition with a big beefy feature length special containing bite-sized editions of some of our favourite podcasts including "Retrospecticus", "The Big Beatles Sort Out", "Looks Unfamiliar" and "Round The Archives". There's...

Duration:01:27:08

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 24

12/24/2020
Shut up Chris Rea, its podcast time. Thank you to everyone who has downloaded the entire set of these festive fripperies. We had huge fun and we hope you did too. And that is very definitely the end. Yes. ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig...

Duration:00:11:22

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 23

12/23/2020
Was 1973 the most Christmas year ever? And is it still remembered in the 2020 charts? All this plus your best Christmas hit singles ever inside a bumper festive Don't Lets and Chart! ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is available...

Duration:00:13:02

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 22

12/22/2020
We all know our classic British traditions, unless we dont, but what of more old fashioned Christmas activities? Phil gots a list and he's only mildly afraid to use it! MEAT WILL BE SHOWN! ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is...

Duration:00:11:56

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 21

12/21/2020
Right, no more of your lolligagging! Its time for the big shop and the vote for the best Christmas food for mouth is on. Will pigs beat blankets? When was the best Cadbury selection box era? And which is better: "Spuds" or "Just meat"? Slooooooooooo..... ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas...

Duration:00:11:31

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 20

12/20/2020
Animals! Everywhere animals! Turn around, I bet there's one behind you. But which is the best when it comes to Winter conditions and how does this affect our SpeakPipe? If only there was a way of finding out... ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to...

Duration:00:10:11

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 19

12/19/2020
Hello I am Terry Christian and this is the best festive Word. Only joking. But also not. Find out what any of this means in the latest edition of the podcast described by many as "Oh god, it's still going" and "not Chris Ramsay enough". ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas...

Duration:00:12:00

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 18

12/18/2020
It's a self-indulgent Friday as Phil asks Ben about some of the weirder entries in his new book. Did he mention he's got a book out? Yes. Yes he did. ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is available now! BUY IT ON LULU:...

Duration:00:12:08

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 17

12/17/2020
What is the best Christmas film? Its a discussion for the ages and is almost always a terrible idea. Hence this episode. ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is available now! BUY IT ON LULU:...

Duration:00:14:07

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 16

12/16/2020
Gravy. Just gravy. ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is available now! BUY IT ON LULU: https://www.lulu.com/en/gb/shop/ben-baker/i-was-bored-on-christmas-day/paperback/product-7wkjmd.html BUY IT ON AMAZON:...

Duration:00:10:32

Don't Lets Chartvent Day 15

12/15/2020
Perhaps our favourite vote subject to date. Its "Best Christmas TV Special By Or Featuring A Puppet" and boy oh lordy are you in for a treat. Probably. ======================== Want to support the making of the podcast and get early access to new episodes, alongside hours of bonus material? Visit our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/dontletschart Ben's new book "I Was Bored On Christmas Day: 90s Christmas Telly from Ant and Dec to Zig and Zag" is available now! BUY IT ON LULU:...

Duration:00:11:24