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Distraction Pieces is a weekly podcast hosted by Scroobius Pip with long form interviews starting with guests such as Russel Brand, Zane Lowe, Alan Moore & DJ Yoda.

Distraction Pieces is a weekly podcast hosted by Scroobius Pip with long form interviews starting with guests such as Russel Brand, Zane Lowe, Alan Moore & DJ Yoda.
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Distraction Pieces is a weekly podcast hosted by Scroobius Pip with long form interviews starting with guests such as Russel Brand, Zane Lowe, Alan Moore & DJ Yoda.

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English


Episodes

Daisy Haggard • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #294

10/23/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 292 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A real treat this week by way of writer and actor heavyweight DAISY HAGGARD! A proper nice chat right here is your gift, as Pip is joined by the writer of and actor in Back To Life and a whole bunch more (including a voice stint in a Harry Potter film - the key to knowing if someone has just skimmed her IMDB page!), and they have a grand old time getting down to the business of acting, film,...

Duration:01:06:28

Stamma special • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #293

10/21/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 293 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! As you may know, Pip is a patron of the Stamma organisation, and this week’s bonus Monday episode is a Stamma special! He is joined by three guests, each having their own individual chat sections with Pip. The guests are George, Owen and Natalie, each stammerers in their own right, and Pip gets into their stories beginning with what they do, and getting slowly into the deeper stories… It’s...

Duration:01:38:49

Bill Bailey • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #292

10/16/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 292 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A long awaited chat is your gift this week as Pip is joined by music, comedy and acting treasure BILL BAILEY! With Bill’s new appreciation of the early morning start, and enjoying those gems that are the early hours of the day, he joins Pip for some ace earlier-than-afternoon chattalogical goodness which includes so much, from back in the day to… now in the day? You know what I’m getting at. So...

Duration:01:12:40

Ricky Wilson (Kaiser Chiefs) • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #291

10/9/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 291 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Nothing but pure musical glory this week as Pip is joined for a proper chat with lead singer of Kaiser Chiefs RICKY WILSON! “We’ve never written songs that tell people what to do… We don’t write commands…” …which is interesting as right here we have Thou Shalt Always Kill sitting opposite I Predict A Riot! It is ON from the moment they step in the room, moving deftly through the sheer madness of...

Duration:01:02:27

Jack Sexsmith (part 2/2) • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #290

10/2/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 290 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Part 2 of an extensive 2 parter here for you with the wrestling phenomenon JACK SEXSMITH! To quote Curtis Mayfield, “Can I get a bit deeper…?” - and part 2 of this full on chat with Jack is the perfect example of where a chat gets that little bit deeper, so be prepared for some honesty, truth and observation on all things wrestling. But as Pip mentions at the start and end and at points on the...

Duration:00:50:26

Jack Sexsmith (part 1/2) • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #290

10/2/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 290 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Part 1 of an extensive 2 parter here for you with the wrestling phenomenon JACK SEXSMITH! “I’ll be the sex guy, then…” So much to talk about that Pip and Jack went in for almost two hours on this one! As you’ll hear, two hours barely even scratches the surface as there is just so much ground to cover… They begin at the end, Memento style, with Jack’s recent injury which resulted in his...

Duration:01:09:03

Louis Theroux • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #289

9/25/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 289 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A long awaited full length conversation this week with all time favourite documentarian and author LOUIS THEROUX! The conversation starts right up top with pseudonyms and nom-de-plumes the moment Louis joins Pip, and things don’t let up from there - Pip and Louis cover much ground in an hour which slips by gently and easily, covering Louis’ love of golden age hip hop and early wishes to be a...

Duration:01:21:32

Kano • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #288

9/18/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 288 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A powerful get together this week as Pip sits down with rapper actor kingpin KANO! A really fun and engaging sit-down with the two, as Pip catches Kano in the midst of a promo run which leads us nicely into the whole thing - from the cycle beginning and ending (and then beginning again), his time served at the notorious Deja Vu station back in the day, teaming up with Mike Skinner and the...

Duration:01:22:31

Frank Turner • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #287

9/11/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 287 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! What a treat this week, as Pip is joined for the triumphant return of the UK’s folk punk legend FRANK TURNER! …and about time too, as it’s been over 250 episodes since they last had a proper chat! As you can hear, the gap immediately disappears as they pick up effortlessly and gain quick ground about what’s been happening in their lives in the interim. Expect to hear all about the Frank Turner...

Duration:01:11:25

Tez Ilyas • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #286

9/4/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 286 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A grand chat this week with standup comic, show host and mate of Guz Khan, it’s TEZ ILYAS! “let them come on the journey...” Hitting on many angles this week of all things comedy, shows, politics, geography and race, Pip and Tez go full on at all this and more from the comfort of a hotel room. I wonder how many hotel rooms are being used as makeshift podcast studios right now… Anyway - awesome...

Duration:01:29:33

Serge Pizzorno • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #285

8/28/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 285 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Proper rock royalty right here this week for you, as Pip is joined by Kasabian guitarist SERGE PIZZORNO! A lovely musical geekout this week, as if the occasion was ever not needed, as Pip sits down with the axeman to go through a whole slew of goodness, from career beginnings right up to the present. So with that in mind, expect to hear it all including Serge’s love of film and how he sees music...

Duration:01:18:56

Joseph Gilgun • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #284

8/21/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 284 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! The fabulous JOE GILGUN is this week’s guest, star of THIS IS ENGLAND, PREACHER and currently BRASSIC! Indeed - this is the week, people. Pip’s been hyping it up for a while now, rightfully so, as Joe is an awesome guest who fits right in like hands to a pair of gloves. And boy howdy do Pip and Joe get into it all… From his appearances on the brilliant Two Shot Podcast, to his own dealing with...

Duration:00:58:48

Stu Whiffen & Adam Richardson • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #283

8/18/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 283 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! BONUS BUSINESS TIME for you today as Pip is joined by podcasters Stu Whiffen (Hardcore Listing, Off The Beat & Track, Podbible) and Adam Richardson (Hardest Part Of The Ring, Podbible) to talk all things ‘POD N’ MIX’ and Podbible podcast! A lot to cram in on this special bonus but get it in they do, as Adam and Stu - seasoned podcasters and presenters themselves - get deep into what to expect with...

Duration:00:37:48

Sara Pascoe • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #282

8/14/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 282 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A real treat this week as Pip is joined by comedian, podcaster and author SARA PASCOE! She’s back by popular demand! A LOT has happened since episode 28 of Distraction Pieces. Yes indeed - it was March 2015 when she and Pip last episoded together, and so much life has happened since. And you know what? That is exactly what they’re going to get into right here in front of your very ears on this...

Duration:01:32:07

Matt Richards • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #281

8/7/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 281 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! Absolute wrestling heaven this week as Pip is joined by commentator, host and new Tuesday Night Jaw presenter MATT RICHARDS! Pure perfection for the wrestling heads here, and a whole bunch for the non-wrestling heads aside too… Recorded at the Book Club (home to Pip’s ‘WeAreLizards’ night but on this occasion, exponentially quieter) on Matt’s birthday no less, this is a great sit down to help you...

Duration:01:30:46

Cariad Lloyd • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #280

7/31/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 280 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A beautiful talk this week about a subject which is still a tough one to talk openly about - well, thankfully Pip is joined by a true veteran podcaster on that very subject (as well as being a hilarious comedian, improviser and actor!) - it’s CARIAD LLOYD! Whether you’ve listened to Cariad’s ‘Griefcast’ podcast or not (if not, please do!), there’s a very, very high possibility that you’ve had an...

Duration:01:31:25

Greg Jenner • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #279

7/24/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 279 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! One for the history heads and non-history heads alike right here as Pip sits down with Horrible Histories own (and more!), GREG JENNER! “We’re basically trying to inspire a love for history…” Name a more iconic public historian… I’ll wait… …couldn’t resist, sorry! I mean he most certainly is a fully realised public historian (not, as autocorrect would have it, a ‘pubic’ historian), but so much...

Duration:01:31:34

Konnie Huq • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #278

7/17/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 278 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A proper brilliant one for you this week, as Pip is joined by the truly ace presenter, writer and podcaster KONNIE HUQ! The weather conditions at the time of podcasting (monsoon season) seem to make for a perfect sit down and chat session with Pip and Konnie, as the two hunker down and address a whole gang of pertinent issues and situations - which starts quite literally moments into the...

Duration:01:36:01

Inua Ellams • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #277

7/10/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 276 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! A true powerhouse of an episode this week as Pip catches up with an old pal from the spoken word and poetry scene who has an incredible tale or two to tell, it’s INUA ELLAMS! “I’ve always existed in the grey areas, I’ve always been between countries, always been between cultures...” You’d be well advised to either listen a few times or just keep a pen and paper by your side, as there are a LOT of...

Duration:01:26:28

Danny Boyle • Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip #276

7/3/2019
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Welcome, welcome, welcome to episode 276 of the Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip! In continuing with Pip’s stellar lineup of screenwriting and directing heavy hitters, he is joined this week by none other than the great DANNY BOYLE! Of course, you already know Danny through his past crowning glories including Trainspotting, T2, 28 Days Later, Slumdog Millionaire, and a good large handful of other classics. So as far as introductions go, you know who you’re here for! Danny is...

Duration:00:47:09