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Expect the unexpected as Ian makes radio that's worth talking about.

Expect the unexpected as Ian makes radio that's worth talking about.
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Expect the unexpected as Ian makes radio that's worth talking about.

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English


Episodes

Episode 117 - Nicolas Aujula & Gingzilla

12/11/2018
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Joining Ian on what turned out to be quite a hectic show was award winning international cabaret and performance artist Gingzilla, who was speaking ahead of her Christmas show in London. Also on the show was astronomer Nicolas Aujula who had a very polite discussion with Ian about the stars, the afterlife, and more. Also on the show was Connor Wallace, who shared a story about a man masturbating on a train, and Barry Dodds, who was rejected from calling up Jeremy Vine on the TV.

Duration:01:46:29

Episode 116 - Sara Barron and Lauren Bravo

12/4/2018
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Ian and producer Nat were feeling a little bit downcast, and were joined in the studio by comedian Sara Barron and writer Lauren Bravo who promptly cheered them up. Nat conducted the interview with Sara and there were many discussions over the correct way to pronounce Sara/Sarah/etc, as well as talking about her show coming to the Soho Theatre in the new year. Lauren Bravo was in to talk about her new book all about the Spice Girls, which Ian loved.

Duration:01:41:17

Episode 115 - Dan Snow, Jason Fox and Ronan Raftery

11/27/2018
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This week Ian was ‘ill’ and therefore refused to fight guest Jason Fox on medical grounds (it had absolutely nothing to do with the fact that Jason spent years as a marine). Jason was in to talk about his new book Battle Scars, and also in the studio with a new book to talk about was TV historian Dan Snow, who worked out through his book that Natalie’s birthday is on a day of a sacred dance. Finally, actor Ronan Raftery was in the studio to speculate about his role in a Boyzone movie, and...

Duration:01:43:26

Episode 114 - Richard Gadd, Jess Brittain and TJ Herbert

11/20/2018
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On this week’s show Ian and Nat discussed weird email Nat has been receiving, as well as contemplating changes to the timing of the show. On the guest front, Richard Gadd and Jess Brittain, actor and writer of BBC Three’s ‘Clique’ were first in the studio talking all about the second series of the show, followed by producer and actor TJ Herbert who discussed ‘Bromley Boys’

Duration:01:38:48

Episode 113 -TomSka, Brian Gittins and Kat B

11/13/2018
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This week on Ian’s show we started to look forward to Christmas and was joined by Kat B in the studio, who is starring in the Hackney Empire’s Aladdin this year! Second up was Brian Gittins, who was on the phone to discuss his campaign against the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, and how he argues he should have won the award. Finally, YouTuber TomSka was in the studio to discuss his new Christmas book and was interviewed by intern Will, who is a huge fan.

Duration:01:46:03

Episode 112 - Anthony Horowitz, Hannah Spearritt and more

11/6/2018
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Joining Ian this week was acclaimed author Anthony Horowitz, who discussed his career to date, his new book, and his role in creating the TV adaption of Midsomer Murders, proving Nat right and Ian wrong in the process. Hannah Spearritt was on the show this week to talk about I, Dog, which isn’t quite what Ian and the team from the No Such Thing As A Fish podcast thought it was after their discussion a few weeks ago. Finally, actor Matt Corner was in the studio to talk all about Fiddler On...

Duration:01:41:33

Episode 111 - Douglas Booth and Vicki Michelle

10/30/2018
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Ian was absolutely delighted to welcome Vicki Michelle in the studio, who spoke all about life during and after ‘Allo ‘Allo, and also quite a lot about coincidences and life after death, which obviously went down well with Ian. Also in the studio was actor Douglas Booth to talk about his new play A Guide For The Homesick, and talked all about his previous film roles including how much of a gent Boy George is!

Duration:01:43:14

Episode 111 - Douglas Booth and Vicki Michelle

10/30/2018
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Ian was absolutely delighted to welcome Vicki Michelle in the studio, who spoke all about life during and after ‘Allo ‘Allo, and also quite a lot about coincidences and life after death, which obviously went down well with Ian. Also in the studio was actor Douglas Booth to talk about his new play A Guide For The Homesick, and talked all about his previous film roles including how much of a gent Boy George is!

Duration:01:37:46

Episode 110 - No Such Thing As A Fish and Tom Brace

10/23/2018
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Things we learnt on this weeks show: lots of things have happened, happening over a long period of time, happening all the time, and they never stop happening. Also, magic is fake. James Harkin and Dan Schreiber from No Such Thing As A Fish were Ian’s first guests in the studio to talk about their new book, and they discussed a whole range of issues from beating Ian at an awards ceremony to pretending to be former S Club member Hannah Spearritt. Following James and Dan was magician Tom...

Duration:01:45:24

Episode 109 - Richard Herring, Connor Swindells and Alex Hobern

10/16/2018
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Surprise! Ian bumped into Richard Herring at Kings Cross station (as you do) and decided to pop in for the first half an hour of the show! Following Richard was actor Connor Swindells who joined Ian and Nat to discuss his new film VS. Finally, winner of Channel 4’s The Circle and friend of FUBAR Alex Holbern popped by to talk about winning the competition. Also on the show Daniel from Australia decided to ring in, to much confusion, and Nat read out a letter from a fan.

Duration:01:40:48

Episode 108 - Matthew Floyd Jones and Arabella Burfitt-Dons

10/9/2018
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This week actor Matthew Floyd Jones was the first guest to join Ian in the studio ahead of his tour of Richard Carpenter Is Close To You, followed by film producer Arabella Burfitt-Dons, who joined the gang to talk about her new film, aptly named ‘F.U.B.A.R’. Producer Nat suggested Arabella should screen her film in the Prince Charles Theatre, before uttering the now immortal words ‘pop it in an Odeon’.

Duration:01:40:29

Episode 107 - John Altman & Chef Roze

10/2/2018
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John Altman (AKA Nasty Nick from Eastenders) was our first guest in the studio this afternoon as he treated us to a drum solo on the desk and dreamed about appearing in other soaps as Nick Cotton! Following John was international Chef Roze Traore, who discussed how he started cooking and his plans for world domination. Producer Nat also swooned and Ian installed a klaxon in an attempt to silence her

Duration:01:37:13

Episode 106 - Johnny Vegas, Dave Spikey, Graham Fellows and more

9/25/2018
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What. A. Show. Johnny Vegas hung around and was elevated to co-host for this very special show! Johnny talked about his hate for Grease 2, and how Ian is essentially a borrower, which we can’t really argue with. Joining the gang on the phone was comedian Graham Fellows, who spoke the upcoming (and the first ever) Jilted John tour, and comedian Dave Spikey, who is about to start a 30th anniversary tour of his Juggling On A Motorbike tour. The final guest was actor and filmmaker Brad Moore,...

Duration:01:42:08

Episode 105 - Linda Lusardi, Johnny Vegas, Sam Kane and more

9/25/2018
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Linda Lusardi and Sam Kane were the first guests on this week’s show. They came in to talk about panto, their time spent with Lembit Opik and calling Ian short. Hannah George and Taylor Glenn from new podcast Drunk Women Solving Crime were also in the studio, and they got a bonus interviewer in the shape of Johnny Vegas, who popped into the studio largely unannounced to make a personal plea to Nat to visit West Drayton and a variety of other UK theme parks (once he could remember her name...

Duration:01:42:45

Episode 104 - Wallis Day and The cast of High Ridin

9/11/2018
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Ian was feeling feisty in this episode and decided to challenge Krypton actor Wallis Day (trained in Boxing, MMA, Kung Fu, etc) to a fight in Northern Ireland, because there is no better way to welcome a guest into the studio. Naturally, it was concluded she would probably win. Also joining Ian was Chicho Tche and Tom Michael Blyth from High Ridin’ at the King’s Head Theatre. Nat remained angry with Ian.

Duration:01:37:28

Episode 103 - Christopher Biggins, Spencer Jones, Robert Muchamore

9/4/2018
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It’s September, and guess what? Ian is still tired! Joining him this week was a trio of wonderful guests; first up was actor and comedian Spencer Jones, who spoke to Ian about adapting his most recent Edinburgh show for a BBC TV special. Following Spencer was author Robert Muchamore, who was in the studio ahead of the release of his new book, Killer T. And last but by no means least, the one and only Christopher Biggins was in the studio! With absolutely nothing to promote, Ian and Biggins...

Duration:01:41:34

Episode 102 - Bob Saget and Iain Lee

8/21/2018
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Knock knock. Who’s there? Just two huge guests for Ian’s show! First up is American comedian Bob Saget, who was on the phone from the US of A to talk about his gig in London on the 21st September, and also make a large number of dick jokes with Ian. Following him was broadcaster Iain Lee, and it’s safe to say that whilst the first half the interview was all lovely, the second half got a bit… heated.

Duration:01:47:41

Episode 101 - Christina Bennginton and Johnny Vegas

8/14/2018
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Joining Ian on the show was star of Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical Christina Bennington, who popped by to talk about how the run of the show is going, and Johnny Vegas, who was supposed to be talking about the recent charity bowls match he organised, but instead had a long conversation about what films are relationship deal breakers with Producer Nat. It was also decided that Nat, Ian and Johnny are going to go to Thorpe Park using Johnny’s VIP pass and are definitely not going to go to West...

Duration:01:46:29

Episode 100 - Tom Phillips, Kate Berlant and Tommy Martyn

8/7/2018
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It’s the big one; Ian’s 100th FUBAR show as Ian! And what better way to celebrate that with the age-old question – if you were beheaded, would you say you’ve lost your head, or lost your body? A trio of guests joined the show to celebrate Ian’s century, starting with Tom Phillips, author and former Editorial Director of Buzzfeed, who came in to talk about his new book Humans: A Brief History of How We Fucked It All Up, and ended up starting a newspaper with Nat and Ian. Kate Berlant also...

Duration:01:36:49

Episode 99 - Fuzzbox, Robert Bathurst and Louie Threlfall

7/31/2018
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This was the 99th episode of the show in this form, and it was a very busy one! Legends Fuzzbox were first in the studio to discuss their new single and tales from the 80s, followed by actor Robert Bathurst, who was on the phone live from Edinburgh ahead of his new show during the Fringe. Finally, actor Louie Threlfall was in the studio to talk about his upcoming BBC One show, Age Before Beauty.

Duration:01:38:03