Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars-logo

Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars

Comedy Podcasts >

More Information

Episodes

Episode 3.6 - Self Help Books

3/26/2019
More
Hayley and Ruth review self help books, including such classics as Don't Forget Your Crown, Make Yourself Cozy and The Secret, in what turns out to be closer to an impromptu counselling session than a journalistic review. Recorded on Hampstead Heath London. Theme music by Matt Lewsey and Amy Ashworth from Skiffle and the Piffles.

Duration:00:32:58

Episode 3.5 - The Cultural Year Ahead 2019

1/22/2019
More
Hayley and Ruth look forward to what 2019 has in store in arts and culture, reviewing art exhibitions, plays and films, none of which have happened yet. Susan Harrison is in Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at the Other Palace until March: https://lwtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/showstopper-the-improvised-musical/ Gemma Arrowsmith is performing her show EARTHLING at VAULT Festival in February: https://vaultfestival.com/whats-on/gemma-arrowsmith-auntie/

Duration:00:33:03

Episode 3.4 - BBC1 Christmas Day schedule

12/22/2018
More
Hayley and Ruth review the BBC1 Christmas Day schedule, which includes such gems as Zog, BBC News, Christmas Morning from Oldham Paris Church and Hammy's Boomerang Adventure. Obviously they haven't seen any the programmes on offer but when has that ever stopped them before? Theme music as ever by Skiffle and the Piffles.

Duration:00:44:05

Episode 3.3 - Oxford Street Christmas Lights

11/29/2018
More
As Christmas approaches Hayley and Ruth brave London's busy Oxford Street to watch Jodie Whittaker turning the Christmas lights on. Along the way they review the John Lewis advert... without having seen it of course. Theme music as ever by Skiffle and the Piffles. 'We Wish You A Merry Christmas' thanks to Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com).

Duration:02:03:08

Episode 3.2 - Love Island

7/19/2018
More
Hayley & Ruth review the cultural sensation of Love Island. Hayley has seen every episode while Ruth hasn't seen a single episode and in fact doesn't own a television. This, they feel, gives them a unique perspective in order to review it. Susan's show Susan Harrison is a Bit Weepy is on at the Voodoo Rooms 4th-25th (not 13th) August at 14:00 during the Edinburgh Fringe.

Duration:00:35:25

Episode 3.1 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

6/19/2018
More
Hayley & Ruth might have failed to secure free tickets to the latest Jurassic World movie, so they haven't actually seen it yet - but that won't stop them reviewing it. And it certainly won't stop them getting the title of the movie slightly wrong throughout their review.

Duration:00:34:16

Episode 2.8 - British Summer Time

4/28/2018
More
After a never ending winter, for two whole days this April, the UK saw sunshine. Hayley and Ruth review this brief bit of British Summer Time from London's bustling Southbank, by the River Thames.

Duration:00:32:20

Episode 2.7 - Lesley Boughton

3/7/2018
More
In this episode, Hayley and Ruth are thrilled to chat to highly experienced actor Lesley Boughton, star of rep, fringe, big screen, small screen and medium screen.

Duration:00:46:38

Episode 2.6 - Valentine's Day

2/13/2018
More
On the most romantic day of the year, Hayley and Ruth join Irish poet Fintan Cresss to review a restaurant and to talk about his latest book Hallowed Halls.

Duration:00:33:29

Episode 2.5 - New Year's Fireworks

1/9/2018
More
From Ruth's old offices at the Telegraph, Hayley & Ruth usher in 2018 by reviewing the new year fireworks display. They also look back at their cultural highlights of 2017.

Duration:00:38:36

Episode 2.4 - Reuben Bourgeois, Pantomime Director

11/9/2017
More
Just in time for Christmas, Hayley and Ruth journey to Norwich to see a production of Cinderella by legendary panto director Reuben Bourgeois (Alex Lynch, @AlexJRLynch) who explains how he is reinventing the pantomime without all that frivolous nonsense like 'fun'.

Duration:00:36:37

Episode 2.3 - Athene Babbard, Theatre Director

11/4/2017
More
This month, Hayley & Ruth journey to a remote Scottish island to meet renowned theatre director Athene Babbard and watch her new version of The Scottish Play (Macbeth). Lucy Trodd (along with Susan) is a member of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical http://www.theshowstoppers.org/ Find Lucy on Twitter @LucyTrodd and book for Twin Peaks themed improv here: http://thenurserytheatre.com/events/10nov2017/

Duration:00:27:06

Episode 2.2 - Soho

10/16/2017
More
Hayley and Ruth attend an invigorating piece of invisible theatre and review a Nordic bakery in London's Soho.

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 2.1 - EdFringe 2017 Post Mortem

8/30/2017
More
Hayley and Ruth are back in London after a gruelling month of reviewing shows in Edinburgh. Hayley's had her heart broken, Ruth may or may not publish a review. Listen to their EdFringe top tips.

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 1.16 - Macey *****

5/11/2017
More
Hayley & Ruth are on the frontline of art once again as they meet artist Macey ***** in a warehouse in Shoreditch. Guest starring Georgie Morrell as Macey *****.

Duration:00:34:13

Episode 1.15 - Co-op Supermarket

4/7/2017
More
After a listener requested they review the Co-op opposite Charing Cross Station, Hayley and Ruth find themselves at the supermarket at 6am.

Duration:00:32:05

Episode 1.14 - Fintan Cresss

3/7/2017
More
Hayley and Ruth accost world renowned poet Fintan Cresss at the book launch of his latest collection of poems. (With special guest Dan Starkey - @StanDarkley)

Duration:00:37:25

Episode 1.13 - Valentine's Day

2/13/2017
More
Hayley and Ruth discuss how best to spend Valentine's Day and also review some of Hayley's Valentine's cards.

Duration:00:28:31

Episode 1.12 - Christmas

12/20/2016
More
Hayley arrives at Ruth's house on Christmas Day and they spent a quiet Christmas together. Like, seriously quiet. Maybe reviewing Christmas will cheer them both up.

Duration:00:30:26

Episode 1.11 - Stefan van der Huis

12/8/2016
More
Stefan van der Huis is a modern artist whose work has sadly been passed over for the Turner Prize for being too dynamic and thought-provoking. Hayley and Ruth catch up with him at his latest exhibition. With Charlie Kemp: www.iamcharliekemp.com @Kempezofficial

Duration:00:32:22