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The Breakup Monologues

Comedy Podcasts


Location:

United Kingdom

Twitter:

@rosiewilby

Language:

English

Contact:

44 7764751594


Episodes

with Matt Hoss and Kate Fox

2/6/2020
Rosie is joined by comedian Matt Hoss and poet Kate Fox to discuss the role that outdoor swimming plays in our breakups, whether getting a dog ruins your sex life, the idea of liminality and the creative space that breakups open up, falling in love while going through a breakup, Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy and the bizarre experience of recording a podcast about breakups just down the road from your very recent ex’s house. Recorded at Podcast Social Club in Thirsk on Nov 23 2019. Our...

Duration:00:57:11

with Sadia Azmat, Mariana Feijó and Kemah Bob

11/21/2019
Rosie is joined by comedians Sadia Azmat, Kemah Bob and Mariana Feijó to discuss how polyamory changes the conversation around breakups, the stigma faced by divorced Asian women, sex with the ex, advising your mum to be poly, dating in a foreign language and the problems with serial monogamy. Recorded at Kings Place on Nov 8 2019. Our next live recordings are at Podcast Social Club in Thirsk on Nov 23. Book tickets: http://www.podcastsocialclub.com Our next London live recordings are at...

Duration:00:52:15

with Helen Croydon and Luke Turner

11/14/2019
Rosie is joined by authors Helen Croydon and Luke Turner to discuss the new journeys and life adventures that we embark on in the wake of a breakup, bisexuality, forests, nature, running, extreme sports and the ex who takes all the CDs and cutlery and lands you with a speeding ticket when they borrow your car. Recorded at Kings Place on Nov 8 2019. Our next live recordings are at Podcast Social Club in Thirsk on Nov 23. Book tickets:http://www.podcastsocialclub.com You can now follow The...

Duration:00:48:16

with Dr Anna Machin and Charvy Narain

10/31/2019
Rosie is joined by evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin and science communicator Charvy Narain to discuss the similarities between breakups and drug withdrawal, sniffing babies, divorce rates around the world, the increase in divorces among UK women over fifty, eating chocolate to recover from heartbreak, the ethics of love drugs and being dumped online versus face to face. Recorded at The Bullingdon as part of IF Oxford on Oct 23 2019. The next London live recordings are at Kings...

Duration:00:50:25

with Meg-John Barker, Iszi Lawrence and Sharan Dhaliwal

10/24/2019
Rosie is joined by academic, therapist and author Meg-John Barker, comedian and podcaster Iszi Lawrence and journalist Sharan Dhaliwal to discuss looking beyond the binary breakup scripts of needing to move rapidly from love to hate, relationship anarchy, placing a value on friendships and other types of connection outside of traditional romantic relationships, breakup language, bisexuality, biphobia, polyamory, labels, early sexologists, saving the world and much more. Recorded at Kings...

Duration:00:47:35

with Kate Spicer and Miranda Kane

10/17/2019
Rosie is joined by journalist and author Kate Spicer and comedian and podcaster Miranda Kane to discuss how dogs and cats bring levity into our relationships but disrupt our sex lives when they hog the middle of the bed, the transformative nature of breakups, how sex workers are depicted in the media and harnessing our sexual power. Recorded at Kings Place on Oct 11 2019. The next London live recordings are at Kings Place on Nov 8. Book tickets:...

Duration:00:41:04

with Katy Brand and Miranda Sawyer

10/3/2019
Rosie is joined by comedian and author Katy Brand and journalist and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer to discuss how cultural influences from Dirty Dancing and Mary Poppins to James Bond books and Blondie influenced their early thoughts about love and sexuality, internet dates in the days of dial-up, how desire waxes and wanes during midlife particularly for women at perimenopause and how this can lead us to suddenly fancying someone totally inappropriate, how breakups can fuel our creativity......

Duration:00:49:48

with Robyn Perkins and Lynn Ruth Miller

5/23/2019
Rosie is joined by comedians Robyn Perkins and Lynn Ruth Miller to discuss the third date rule, the evolutionary drives underpinning our relationship behaviours, lesbian divorce rates, participating in scientific sex research and online dating for the over-80s. Recorded at Kings Place on May 10 2019. The next London live recordings are at Kings Place in the Autumn (however you can also catch us at festivals in July). Book tickets at:...

Duration:00:46:37

with Beth McColl, Alix Fox and Viv Groskop

5/16/2019
Rosie is joined by advice columnist and author Beth McColl, presenter, writer and sex educator Alix Fox and author and comedian Viv Groskop to discuss micro-cheating, breakup ‘anniversary’ dates, fantasy celebrity shag lists, whether ghosting existed in the ‘olden days’ of fax machines and meeting in real life, what to do when love is just not enough and the hottest topic of all... lesbian polyamory in Teddington. Recorded at Kings Place on May 10 2019. The next London live recordings are...

Duration:00:49:25

with Ayesha Hazarika, Olga Koch and Kate Leaver

4/25/2019
Rosie is joined by former Labour adviser, columnist, commentator and comedian Ayesha Hazarika, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2018 Olga Koch and journalist and author Kate Leaver (The Friendship Cure) to discuss friendship breakups, friendships with ex-partners, whether or not sex ruins a friendship, dating younger men, political breakups and more. Recorded at Kings Place on April 12 2019. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on May 10. Book tickets at:...

Duration:00:46:39

with Debra-Jane Appelby and David Mills

4/18/2019
Rosie is joined by comedians Debra-Jane Appelby and David Mills to discuss how divorce law has changed for trans people, 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' non-monogamy agreements, coming out, marriage and more. Recorded at Kings Place on April 12 2019. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on May 10. Book tickets at https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/the-breakup-monologues/ You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues

Duration:00:47:30

Bonus highlights episode with Dolly Alderton, Sofie Hagen, Brett Goldstein, Kate Smurthwaite and more

4/11/2019
Ahead of more live recordings, Rosie presents some highlights from season 1: Podcaster and author Dolly Alderton and psychotherapist Liz Bentley on ghosting, comedians Sofie Hagen and Brett Goldstein on rollercoaster relationships, author Isabel Losada on enriching her sex life and comedians Kate Smurthwaite and Joe Sutherland on new relationship language. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on April 12 and May 10. Book tickets at http://bit.ly/RosieWilby-KP You can now follow...

Duration:00:16:36

with Diana Fleischman and Geoffrey Miller

4/4/2019
Rosie is joined by evolutionary psychologists Diana Fleischman and Geoffrey Miller who discuss their polyamorous relationship, how being poly can help you to have ‘better’ breakups, whether a primary partner can or should help you through a breakup with another lover and why men might be keener than women to stay in contact with an ex. Recorded at Kings Place on March 15 2019. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on April 12 and May 10. Book tickets at:...

Duration:00:45:27

with Lucy-Anne Holmes, Suzy Bennett and Emily Hill

3/28/2019
Rosie is joined by writers Lucy-Anne Holmes (Don’t Hold My Head Down) and Emily Hill (Bad Romance) and award-winning comedian Suzy Bennett to discuss breakup revenge stories, dating app horror stories, dick pics, sex festivals and getting a tattoo to cover up an ex-partner’s name. Recorded at Kings Place on March 15 2019. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on April 12 and May 10. Book tickets at http://bit.ly/RosieWilby-KP You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram...

Duration:00:47:29

with Justin Myers (The Guyliner) and Charlie Dinkin

3/21/2019
Rosie is joined by dating columnist and author Justin Myers and comedy writer and director Charlie Dinkin to discuss the minefield of modern dating, meeting and breaking up online, being dumped for using someone's toothbrush, sapiosexuality, polyamory and reality dating shows Married at First Sight and Naked Attraction. Recorded at Poplar Union on February 13 2019. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on April 12 and May 10 with guests including Ayesha Hazarika, Viv Groskop and Alix...

Duration:00:48:22

with Richard Herring and Caroline Mabey

3/14/2019
Rosie is joined by comedians Richard Herring and Caroline Mabey to discuss how to keep a long-term relationship together, the transactional nature of love, the myth of 'the one', the importance of kindness, celebrating different types of love and the mystery of why all lesbians in London get the 73 bus. Recorded at Poplar Union on February 13 2019. The next live recordings are at Kings Place on March 15, April 12 and May 10 with guests including Ayesha Hazarika, Viv Groskop and Alix Fox....

Duration:00:52:46

Bonus Episode with Dr Elisabeth Sheff

3/7/2019
In this season 2 bonus episode, Rosie meets with speaker and writer Dr Elisabeth Sheff to discuss the intersection of monogamy, polyamory and breakups. Elisabeth is the author of the Pyschology Today blog The Polyamorists Next Door and this chat was recorded while she was visiting London in December 2018. You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues The next live Breakup Monologues recording is at Kings Place on March 15. Get tickets here: ...

Duration:00:35:46

with Nichi Hodgson and Abigail Tarttelin

2/28/2019
Rosie is joined by writers Nichi Hodgson (The Curious History of Dating) and Abigail Tarttelin (Dead Girls, Golden Boy) to discuss divorce law, Queen Victoria, Love Island and a breakup story involving a near-fatal car crash. Recorded at Kings Place on November 9 2018. The next live recording is at Kings Place on March 15. Get tickets here: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/the-breakup-monologues-2/

Duration:00:50:41

with Lucy Frederick and Maureen Younger

2/21/2019
Rosie is joined by comedians Maureen Younger and Lucy Frederick to discuss dating horror stories, inventing a generic ‘ex’ to talk about onstage and how to tell a friend that you hate their partner. Recorded at Kings Place on November 9 2018. The next live recording is at Kings Place on March 15. Get tickets here https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/the-breakup-monologues-2/

Duration:00:39:14

with Carly Smallman and Sooz Kempner

2/13/2019
Rosie is joined by comedians Carly Smallman and Sooz Kemper to discuss which partner gets the pets after a breakup, fitting in as a singleton at parties full of married couples, writing the perfect breakup speech and a great riposte to the line 'it's not you, it's me.' Recorded at Kings Place on October 5 2018. The next live recording is at Kings Place on March 15. Get tickets here https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/the-breakup-monologues-2/

Duration:00:47:16