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Surprising, annoying and unforgettable radio moments along with stories of on air heroism and disaster, from the BBC’s Jane Garvey and Fi Glover. Released every Friday.

Surprising, annoying and unforgettable radio moments along with stories of on air heroism and disaster, from the BBC’s Jane Garvey and Fi Glover. Released every Friday.
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United States

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BBC

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Surprising, annoying and unforgettable radio moments along with stories of on air heroism and disaster, from the BBC’s Jane Garvey and Fi Glover. Released every Friday.

Language:

English


Episodes

31. Classic!

12/15/2017
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Braving the cold of the BBC pizza, Fi and Jane are joined by Radio 3 Presenter Clemency Burton-Hill to talk about AI composers and classical music. Plus creativity, pronunciation and Carols.

Duration: 00:45:18


30. Mildly bawdy with TV presenter Nick Knowles

12/8/2017
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The feel good factor of DIY SOS, and whether it’s sometimes ok to be bawdy.

Duration: 00:43:36


28. Marxist board games and smart thinking with Geoff Lloyd and Ed Miliband

12/1/2017
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Radio presenter Geoff Lloyd and Former Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband - joint hosts of the Reasons to be Cheerful podcast - join Fi and Jane for a wide-ranging interview at the BBC Media Cafe. Fi asks Ed what’s going to happen. Jane patronises Ed… and Ed patronises Jane. Plus not winning awards, dog shows and tripping over!

Duration: 00:49:51


28. Christmas cling-film and out-there journalism with Shaimaa Khalil

11/24/2017
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BBC Journalist Shaimaa Khalil talks to Fi and Jane about the appeal – and danger - of being a foreign correspondent and the pressures it puts on her family. Plus Jane and Fi’s local radio days, and there’s a new health supplement to be tried out.

Duration: 00:39:20


27. Squid ink and Christmas codpieces with Grace Dent

11/17/2017
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Fi and Jane are joined by broadcaster and restaurant critic, Grace Dent, to discuss the perils of being a food critic. Clare Balding and Alice Arnold also join the ladies.

Duration: 00:36:41


George Orwell, old fashioned porn and female flashers

11/10/2017
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Fi and Jane give their take on the BBC’s new Orwell statue and have discussions on sex and getting older. And, Jane suggests stripping off in the piazza.

Duration: 00:38:07


25. Optimism with presenter Jon Snow

11/3/2017
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Ever heard Jon Snow singing R Kelly? Nor had we. Fi and Jane are joined by the journalist and broadcaster to talk Trump, egos, the future of news and being an optimist. And then Jon sings.

Duration: 00:38:24


24. Peanut butter shower dispensers and Neil Nunes

10/27/2017
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Voice shaping with the BBC Radio announcer and "being a marmite broadcaster". Plus the results of Fi’s health assessment and more celebrity spotting. Produced by Georgia Catt

Duration: 00:41:53


23. #verystrong podcasting with W1A writer John Morton

10/20/2017
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Fi and Jane are off to Lollege College with John Morton - writer of the popular television series W1A - to talk about his teaching past, folding bikes and the low-level worry of writing comedy. Plus what happens when Hillary Clinton doesn’t show for your live interview.

Duration: 00:39:26


22. Bras (and interviews) of magnitude

10/13/2017
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An upcoming interview sets Fi, Jane and guest Samira Ahmed thinking.

Duration: 00:35:38


21. Sex industry secrets with Jon Ronson

10/6/2017
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Fi and Jane talk to broadcaster Jon Ronson about his new podcast series The Butterfly Effect, which traces the effect of free porn on the people who make it, those who star in it and to those who watch it.

Duration: 00:37:38


20. Celebrity junkets and (not) swearing

9/29/2017
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Asian Network’s Haroon Rashid on mega-celebrity interviews and the BBC’s Media Editor Amol Rajan gets a ticking off for swearing. Plus Prince Andrew posters and dinner with Meryl Streep.

Duration: 00:33:57


Series 2, Episode 3: Chatting al fresco with Shelagh Fogarty

9/22/2017
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Fi and Jane leave the BBC piazza! And head to Leicester Square, which they decide they don’t like. They do, though, like the terrace at LBC radio, where they speak to LBC broadcaster Shelagh Fogarty about squaring up on radio phone-ins, driving test fails and inadvertently swearing on air.

Duration: 00:28:54


Series 2, Episode 2: Horoscopes with Radio 1’s Greg James

9/15/2017
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Fi and Jane attempt to channel coolness as they press BBC Radio 1’s Greg James for listening tips, discuss horoscopes, and get a skincare exclusive. Plus passive aggressive gifts and the perils of celebrity film junkets.

Duration: 00:40:49


Series 2, Episode 1: Double-heading with Shaun Keaveny and Matt Everitt

9/8/2017
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In the first episode of the second series Fi Glover and Jane Garvey head across the BBC piazza to meet 6 Music’s Shaun Keaveny and Matt Everitt for some tips on the presenting double act. Plus summer holiday disasters and Jane’s Gender-Pay-Baps.

Duration: 00:25:48


Stand by. It's coming back.

9/1/2017
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Fortunately... with Fi and Jane returns very soon.

Duration: 00:01:22


Sir Magnificent Glover and Ms Fedup-o-forms

7/14/2017
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In the final episode before a summer break, Jane Garvey and Fi Glover discuss about television poltergeists, dirty laughs and silly names.

Duration: 00:29:34


Episode 15: Milkmaids and Monks

7/7/2017
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The sleeping habits of Donald Trump; urban wildlife and milkmaid dresses.

Duration: 00:30:50


Episode 14: All the best, Aunty Rachel

6/30/2017
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Broadcasters Jane Garvey and Fi Glover discuss Radiohead sing-alongs, fatbergs, and menopausal greeting cards. Plus a cameo appearance from Jenni Murray

Duration: 00:29:16


Episode 13: Waylaid by Richard Madeley

6/23/2017
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Fi Glover and Jane Garvey are joined by Paddy O’Connell to discuss Richard Madeley’s anecdotes, pop quiz prowess, and Paddy’s Aunt’s Thunderbox.

Duration: 00:29:58

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