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Episode 22 - Countryfile With Swords

This week we update you on Strictly (as we are now totally hooked) whilst Rob’s wife tries to spoil everything for him before the results are released; Rob also enlightens Tim as to what the X-Factor Six Chair Challenge is. Rob celebrates his 10 wedding anniversary and sells his car! We talk about some horror films (Scream 4, the Halloween sequels, Alien films) as we are nearing the Halloween season. Also mentioned are Game of Thrones, Ozark, Ready Player One, Kenny Dalglish autographs,...


Episode 21 - I'll Do It In A Phonebox

This week Tim fills us in on the Seann & Katya situation in Strictly Come Dancing, Rob's doing the school run and is having problems with a stairlift, we talk about a couple in Dublin who have missed their Ryanair flight and an advertising campaign in the University of Surrey. We play another round of our Beat The Intro quiz (49mins) which Rob has put supplied and Leo Sayer nearly gets in on the act (but not this time Leo, sorry) then we stop to talk about the 1996 Wes Craven and Kevin...


Episode 20 - A Camp Bear Suit

This week, now that Tim is back in the country and refreshed, we can talk about the sad loss of Chas from 'Chas & Dave' and also Jeffrey from the popular kids TV show 'Rainbow', Rob hears Kylie & Jason for the first time in years, Tim has an update on his house ghost and we ask are Linda Hamilton and Jon Bon Jovi the same person? We go into Terminator 3 a little, Rob has news of an online scam involving iTunes gift cards and celebrities as well as everything else! We play another round of...


Episode 19 - The Gentle Smell

This week we say Happy Birthday to Tim as he celebrates his 40 birthday! We talk about Paul Flart’s internet success for posting his workplace farts online and remember a very embarrassing story about public toilets, Tim’s taken his son to nursery for the very first time and we hear ourselves in slow motion. We briefly talk about Roxanne Pallet on Celebrity Big Brother and the Emmerdale plane crash from the 90’s as well as the cancelling of The Big Bang Theory. Rob brings you his Beat The...


Episode 18 - Always VPN

This week Tim loses a weekend due to illness and has a story about Elvis whilst Rob comes across a cat crime scene in his conservatory and Burger King have no meat! We celebrate Michael Jackson’s 60 Birthday and follow the story of the alleged faked vocals on the posthumous tracks released by Sony. Rob’s got news of a public orgy in Cardiff, a married couple are doing it all wrong in China and much more. Rob has put together this weeks Beat The Intro quiz (which is a little easier to give...


Episode 17 - Constant Dread

We are back after a short break and Rob has been to Scotland where he had to be a proper Dad and tell some kids off, he finds a place that deep fries cheese burgers and goes over his Scottish check sheet. Tim has been to the hospital again with chest pains, we talk about CBeebies and Mr. Bloom; Rob discusses the worst films ever made, harsh reviews and “critical acclaim”. Rob watches The Blues Brothers for the first time ever and we applaud Aretha Franklin. Also The Meg, The Fast & Furious,...


Episode 16 - Don't Get Jealous Of Bernard

This week Rob has had an alcoholic drink for the first time in ages which then brings a few memories back for us including an old friend called Bernard and Tim’s old house being an electrical nightmare then Rob remembers an impromptu meet and great with Jonathan Davis of Korn. Tim talks about getting messy after hours at the local bars Jungle Gym for the adults and when we went to ‘Go Ape’. We give a huge congratulations to Master Debaters for hitting the #100 podcast. We have our Beat The...


Episode 15 - West Side Story With Cats

This week Rob’s had a birthday and has his carpets fitted on the same day whilst his sister Jane sends him pictures of cats on Facebook Messenger, we talk about visiting Granada Studios and Coronation Street when we were at school, is the slang term ‘Johnny’ a Yorkshire thing? ..and Tim thinks U2 sang Cotton Eye Joe. We bring news of a woman who urinates in the aisle of an aircraft in front of the passengers, an arrest made in Georgia decided by a coin toss and a penis so big it can be seen...


Episode 14 - Death Money

We are back now that the World Cup in Russia has come to an end so we talk about that and Wimbledon for a few minutes before Tim brings out another great Ghost story which will chill your bones, that sparks off a few strange stories from our past and Rob tells us what his wife though of 'Rampage' featuring Dwayne The Rock Johnson. Rob brings news of a rat stuck in an ATM in India and a missing woman turns up on a beach in Indonesia whilst Tim provides this weeks Beat The Intro Quiz! After...


Episode 13 - First Blood For Kids

This week Rob's son goes camping with Beavers and Rob's not bitter in the slightest, Tim watches 'Professional Bake Off' and just how brutal it is. We talk about how Taylor Swift failed to sell out stadiums in the UK, we're going to watch the England game in a bar and Tim's mum joins the live chat! Tim has tragic news of a woman who gets eaten whole by a snake, Rob tells of a house full of spiders and Akon is planning on building a real life Wakanda in Senegal. Our friend Lea Rice has...


Episode 12 - Total ReSchmuck

This week Rob takes the family to see Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom at the iSense screen at the local Odeon Cinema and.. it's emotional, Tim watches the French Open Tennis as Rafa wins again and Rob gets rudely awoken by a bloody cat. We bring news of a woman who is terrified of Spiders so calls for help and a man who makes a living selling dogs testicles. Also The Proclaimers, Russia World Cup 2018, Urine, The He-Wee, Rob's wound and other stuff. We have our Beat The Intro Quiz as per...


Episode 11 - The Flamenco Shower

This week Tim's been to Scotland and goes to Loch Ness, he also gets a full frontal from 'No Pants Man' opposite; Rob's had to do the GDPR exam at work, much to his disgust and finally had the operation on his wrist. We tell the story of not getting into the cinema to see 'Terminator 2' when we were kids, 80's cartoon 'The Raccoons' and it's raining liquid poo in Canada?! Tim is the host of another fun filled 'Beat The Intro' music quiz and to finish, we bring you our review of 1982's...


Episode 10 - The Van That Rocked with Kevin Gootee

Join Rob and Tim as they crawl out from under the thumb again, this week we're joined by stand-up comic Kevin Gootee who talks about his Amazon Prime Video show 'Comics Watching Comics', we also bring you news of Clive who delivers his sperm from his van, MDMA parties, Tim milks a pig at a 5 year olds birthday party and Rob is ready for the Russia World Cup with his new wall chart. We have another massive Beat The Intro Quiz for you, provided by Rob's wife Andrea and then we review Tim...


Episode 9 - Afternoon Delight

This week Tim has been to see a Billy Idol tribute at the local social club and finds an old door in house whilst Rob tries to find the yoghurt thief in his family; we bring news of soft core porn on, an awkward note from a neighbour and Tim's brother has a mishap in a cafe during breakfast. Join us for another round of our Beat The Intro quiz which has been donated by our good friend Henno again. We also review the Spielberg masterpiece that is Jurassic Park whilst it...


Episode 8 - Tarantula & Ting

This week Tim has nearly finished his building work and tells us of a guy who is frozen on Everest whilst Rob goes to the football and brings some refreshing Ting Light drinks to the show. Rob has news of a stalker who has been keeping diaries, Exotic Tarantula Burgers at Bull City Burger & Brewery and a couple who parade around naked.. kind of. Our big film review of the week which came first in our twitter poll is Blade from 1998 starring Wesley Snipes as a vampire killing machine and...


Episode 7 - The Soap Ghost

This week Rob and Tim creep out 'From Under The Thumb' to bring you ghostly tales, Tim has been renovating his house with his brother when things start to go bump in the night; Rob talks sleep walking and strange premonitions and Tim goes to the police station. Our movie review, chosen by our listeners via a Twitter vote, is Luc Besson's 1997 Sci-Fi Action classic 'The Fifth Element' featuring a stellar cast whilst our listener Bobby Meek tries to get a cast member to listen to us live on...


Episode 6 - The Carolina Reaper

This week Tim tells us of his Irish plasterer, Rob listens to Hysteria51 and is now curious about Ouija Boards; Rob's son has a birthday party and plays 'Floor is Lava' whilst his wife has a Burger King without him!! We tell you of a man who eats a Carolina Reaper pepper, a guy in China who has an itch that he's just got to scratch and a gent who has the worlds first full penis and scrotum transplant. We've got all the usual unscripted comedy chat as normal, play another round of our Beat...


Episode 5 - Something About Bitches with Rob Wade

Tim and Rob try to escape from under the thumb this week but Tim has to get his son to sleep in the first part so Rob nearly does a one man show with the help of our live listeners; we talk camping and sleepovers as well as Tims difficult week whilst Rob has nightmares and night sweats and talks Ant & Dec. We are pleased to welcome this weeks guest Rob Wade from Emotionally 14 and The Crazy Train Podcast, we discover that we're all big fans of Michael Jackson but which album is best,...


Episode 4 - Education & Relief

It's that time of the week again where Rob and Tim climb out 'From Under The Thumb' once more to bring you unscripted chat about life. We talk about the big Arnold Schwarzenegger story that broke and we take an in depth look at John Landis' 1981 horror classic 'An American Werewolf In London'. How much does it cost to complete the new Panini World Cup 2018 Sticker Album? ..and we talk about sticker albums from the past; Rob has an unfortunate stress fracture in his jeans, Burger King gives...


Episode 3 - Hitler Cat with Marc Jeffrey

Join Tim and Rob as they discuss the events of the week with our podcasting friend and postman Marc Jeffery of 'The Marc Jeffrey Podcast Show'. We have exclusive Princess Diana news, a cat that looks like Hitler, a goldfish murder and we hear how people hand feed Get an update on Rob's throat, Tim's plastering his upstairs (not a euphemism) and has our guest Marc ever taken money out of Christmas and Birthday cards? Find out. Our featured movie of the week is 'The Matrix' which...