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The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear - their favourite scary scene from film or TV, a childhood terror, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It's spooktacular! This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear - their favourite scary scene from film or TV, a childhood terror, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It's spooktacular! This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.
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United Kingdom

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The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear - their favourite scary scene from film or TV, a childhood terror, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It's spooktacular! This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

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English

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07784261194


Episodes

John Niven “Weekend At Fat Bernies”

11/7/2018
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Author and screenwriter John Niven (Kill Your Friends, The Second Coming) talks about the return of his antihero Stephen Stelfox in his visceral new novel Kill Em All. Plus, John’s favourite scary moments including; the cupboard scene from Halloween, Jaws, the 1985 Yellow Pages advert "Signal Box”, “The Spirit of Dark and Lonely Water” PIF, Twitter bans, feuding with JK Rowling, internet sh*tbergs, pumpkin carving, and the seasonal ballad of Fat Bernie. Contains swears, and scares. WATCH...

Duration:00:49:11

Robin Ince Halloween Spooktacular

10/31/2018
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Happy Goth Christmas everybody! Join us for a grotesquely over-sized horror special with the hardest working man in showbiz, Robin Ince. From the (dis)comfort of the Great Big Owl studio (boo-dio) Robin and Sarah share some spooky Veggie Sushi and a pint of tea, and enjoy a mind-bending chat-cocktail of (amongst other things).... comedian’s brains, sleep deprivation, Robin Williams, Inside Number 9, pages from Ceefax, Dead Line, The Fly, The Dead Zone, The Walking Dead, The Mist, The Road,...

Duration:00:57:50

Sophie Duker

10/26/2018
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It's here! The Fear! Get used to it! Stand up Sophie Duker (News Quiz, Wacky Racists) joins us for a seasonal Cadbury's Scream Egg and a safe-space chat about... First gig nerves! Pregnancy rom coms! Pansexuality! Tree-hugging! Caving in Wales! Talking to adults on the phone! And much, much, muuuucchhh more... If you like it, why don't you just MARRY it? (or leave a pleasant iTunes review.) Follow the hashtags #actuallyautism and #bhmblacklist for fun and learning! Follow Sophie:...

Duration:00:56:28

Matt Kirshen "Astronaut Punching"

10/17/2018
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Comedian Matt Kirshen (The Jim Jeffries Show, Probably Science, Bigipedia) shares his fears of heights, the miniseries Stephen King's It, and a childhood trauma in a fairground funhouse; plus Holly Gabrielson (Matt's girlfriend and human person in her own right) joins us to chat about clown attacks, strip club Roombas and immersive horror experiences... Follow the show: @thefearpodcast Follow Matt: @mattkirshen Music by Tim Bazell. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family...

Duration:01:01:02

Carrie Quinlan Doesn't Watch A Horror Film

10/10/2018
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In a spooktacularly special episode, the bloody (like blood) boo-rilliant (brilliant) Carrie Quinlan (John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, Ask The Nincompoops podcast) decides this isn't the week for popping her horror cherry, because life. Meanwhile, Sarah loses her mind trying to find Halloween-themed comfort television. It's a LOT. Follow our guest @quinlan_carrie Follow the show @thefearpodcast Music by Tim Bazell. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family (insert spooky...

Duration:00:30:48

Log a.k.a Jon Blyth

10/3/2018
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Toot toot! All aboard the wonky-brain train! It's a sensitively-handled anxiety special with journalist, podcaster and publican Jon Blyth, aka Log. The host of the Regular Features podcast talks about how to run a happy pub post-Brexit, teenage eroticism of the Fighting Fantasy books, creepy bits from Vic Reeves Big Night Out, The Orphanage, Five Nights At Freddys, and much much more... Follow Log: @disappointment Or visit his pub, The King William IV in Nottingham? Follow the show...

Duration:00:53:46

Terri White

9/26/2018
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In this episode, Sarah sits down with Terri White (Empire magazine's Editor-In-Chief) to talk about her very personal relationship with cinema and scary movies. Find out how coming-of-age horror films help us make sense of womanhood, plus 'me-dates', True Romance, Scum, Frozen, Watership Down, Dead Man's Shoes, 1980s nuclear panic, and so, so much more. Follow Terri on Twitter: @terri_white Follow the show: @thefearpodcast Rate and review on iTunes, if you dare! Music by Tim Bazell. This...

Duration:00:41:05

Riley Silverman

9/19/2018
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In this episode, Sarah talks to LA-based stand up comedian Riley Silverman about her biggest fears, including fear of being yourself on stage, Dr Who, panic attacks, Large Marge from Pee Wee's Big Adventure, catfish (the fish, not the online terror), Teenage Mutant Something Turtles, trans representation in cinema and so, so, SO much more. Follow Riley on Twitter @rileyjsilverman Mentioned in the show:...

Duration:00:47:06

Richard Osman

9/12/2018
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To kick off Series 2, Sarah welcomes the beloved TV presenter, director, producer and acclaimed TV format creator Richard Osman. Take him by the hand for a trip through the theme tune to Tales of The Unexpected, pigeon aversion therapy, stage fright and much, much more....Follow us on Twitter @thefearpodcast. Music by Tim Bazell. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

Duration:00:39:35

Danielle Ward

9/3/2018
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Stand up, musician and host of Do The Right Thing Danielle Ward talks about her fear of flying, horrifying adverts from the 1980s, and... what's that in the curtains!... it's G-G-G Ghostwatch. Explicit rating for swears and scares. This episode was produced by Gav Murphy.

Duration:00:38:00

John Luke Roberts

9/2/2018
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Stand up comedian John Luke Roberts talks about clown school and coulrophelia, being bullied by birds, and which is the best ending to Little Shop of Horrors. Follow us on @thefearpodcast - and don't have nightmares. WooOOOOooohhh. This episode was produced by Sarah & Gav Murphy.

Duration:00:36:35

Alice Lowe

9/1/2018
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We couldn't have picked a more perfect first guest in Alice Lowe (@alicelowe) because she is one of the best comedy-horror actor/writer/directors working today. In this show we discuss many spooky things including buttons, David Lynch, freaky pregnancy dreams, Return To Oz and Dyson Airblades. It's a mind-scramble. Explicit warning: Contains scares and swears. Follow us on @thefearpodcast - and don't have nightmares. Or do! This episode was produced by Sarah & Gav Murphy.

Duration:00:48:50

Trailer: Season 2 beginning 12th September 2018!

8/30/2018
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The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear - their favourite scary scene from film or TV, a childhood terror, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It's spooktacular! This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

Duration:00:00:58

Phill Jupitus & Jason Manford

10/8/2016
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But... there hasn't been a podcast here for ten years, not since... the accident... In this special 'lost' episode, comedy gods Phill Jupitus and Jason Manford take a break from touring with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to talk terror in Phill's back garden. Trigger warning: contains frank chat about spiders, Childcatchers, The Ring, dead otters, and sprouts. Sarah is sorry for the poor recording quality and for being an #apologeticbitch. Special thanks this episode to Tim Bazell for...

Duration:00:40:07

Sali Hughes

7/21/2016
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WooooOOOOooooh! Our 7th guest on @thefearpodcast is writer, Welshwoman and classy broad Sali Hughes (Guardian, Pretty Honest, Soho Radio). Sali talks trolls, The Godfather, mustard cords, nuclear winter, DEAD EYES and much much more. Plus! Sarah goes fully goth in light of recent relentless current events. Produced by Gav Murphy. Theme music by Tim Bazell.

Duration:00:54:51

Joel Morris

6/1/2016
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In this ep of @thefearpodcast, Sarah talks to comedy writer and horror nerderlinger Joel Morris (Framley Examiner, Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, The Ladybird Books For Grown Ups) about The Usbourne Guide to The Supernatural World, The Haunting, The Innocents, the best scene from The Exorcist, the unrelenting awfulness of admin, and making his own horror short The Cunning Woman. Oh, and everyone freaks the eff out over the nightmare-fuel that is Bagpuss. Word. Explicit rating for swears and...

Duration:00:57:02

Rufus Jones

5/2/2016
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Rufus Jones (Hunderby, W1A, The Ghoul) talks about evil twins, how not to die in a Marple, the films of Ben Wheatley, Reece Shearsmith, Freudian nightmares, fanny mattresses and chest-witches. It's spooktacccuuullarrrrrrr. Explicit rating for swears and scares. And in this episode - spunk and period bags. Honestly, it's filthy. Find us on @thefearpodcast. This episode produced by Gav Murphy. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl Family.

Duration:00:44:51

Margaret Cabourn-Smith

4/22/2016
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Margaret Cabourn-Smith (Do The Right Thing, Miranda, Catastrophe) joins Sarah in the corner to discuss The Blair Witch Project, the underlying HORROR of Disney's Frozen, her fear of "good-girl syndrome", and why Margaret regretted letting her husband take her up the Edinburgh Memorial. Explicit rating for scares and swears. This episode produced by Gav Murphy. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl Family.

Duration:00:40:37

Phil Nichol

4/15/2016
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This episode, stand up Phil Nichol (Perrier Award winner, Catastrophe, Corky and The Juicepigs) unpacks The Wizard of Oz, child vampires, and being alone...Explicit rating for swears and scares. Produced by Gav Murphy. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl Family.

Duration:00:35:52