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




Episode 82 - Brilliant Jerks and Harriet Thorpe

This week the show kicked off with a tale of Ian in a fight in a pub, and with a complete debacle over who should be on the phone to sing a song. This was interrupted by the arrival of Absolutely Fabulous actress Harriet Thorpe, who vowed to be a part of the next 21 episodes, ahead of her appearance in Ruthless! The Musical. Eventually, a caller named Sam rang up and decided to sing, although that wasn't without its own controversies, before two cast members of Brilliant Jerks, which is...


Episode 81 - Scott and Sid & Vincent Regan

Ian was live and kicked off the show by asking listeners to ring in; Mark did, and have nothing to say but it was agreed upon Nat would be his Best Man at his upcoming wedding, but only on a number of conditions. The first actual guest were filmmakers Scott & Sid, who have spent years making a film about their lives, which is now being released in UK cinemas in March. Barry joined Ian on the phone before having to hang up, and actor Vincent Regan popped in ahead of the release of his new...


Episode 80 - Rob Schneider, Abiola Ogunbiyi and Muriel

This week Ian had a very busy show with three guests! However, before all of that, Connor Wallace hopped on the phone to sing a song for Ian and Nat, which was, as ever, lovely. Then actress Abiola Ogunbiyi joined the gang in the studio, and it turns out as well as acting, she has a real talent for singing/rapping. Abiola currently stars in Jamestown on Sky One. Later, female comedy sketch trio Muriel popped in for a fleeting visit ahead of a run at the Soho Theatre, and lastly US comedian...


Episode 79 - Rudi Dharmalingam and Charli Howard

Ian was live and was joined in the studio by two guests! First up was actor Rudi Dharmalingam, with Ian quickly asking for his opinion on the 'battle' between Arctic Monkeys and Kaiser Chiefs, with Ian noting the similarity between the Kaiser's hit 'Ruby', and Rudi's name being Rudi. Second up was model Charli Howard, who was here to talk all about her new book, 'Misfit'!


Episode 78 - Ryan Hand and Daniella Isaacs

Joining Ian in the studio this week is Ryan Hand, who is a presenter/comedian/marathon runner/warm-up/and more, and Ian duly tries to find out what he actually wants to be in his life. Later, Daniella Isaacs joins the gang to talk all about her show 'Hear Me Raw', which is coming to the Arcola Theatre.


Episode 77 - Jade Anouka and Ed Night

Ian is back this week with two guests in the studio; actress Jade Anouka, who stars in ITV’s new mini-series ‘Trauma’, and comedian Ed Night. Somewhere in the middle, Ian asks the listeners what would be the best way to kill Producer Nat.


Episode 76 - Peter Bleksley, Gershwyn Eustache Jr, Paul Wellens

Joining Ian this week is Rugby League star and one of Ian’s idols Paul Wellens, actor Gershwyn Eustache Jr, who features in the new Sky Atlantic series ‘Britannia’, and former undercover police officer and The Chief on Hunted – Peter Belksley! And if that isn’t enough Ian has some stern words with Nat over her Google searches and Nat also tells us a story about a Tory MP…


Episode 75 - Daniel Ings and Leonie Elliott

Ian is back! For his first show of 2018 he is joined, as usual, by producer Nat, as well as actor Daniel Ings, star of Lovesick, and Leonie Elliott, who is the latest addition to Call The Midwife.


Episode 22 - Kit Redstone and Eddie Lin

Ian and Barry Dodds discussed where hardness comes from. Kit Redstone promoted his semi-autobiographical project Testosterone. Eddie Lin discussed the upcoming docu-feature American Aftermath about consuming placenta.


Episode 74 - Pippa Bennett-Warner and Hannah Warman

In the final show before Christmas, Ian attempts to get Christmassy, as Hannah Warman pops into the studio to discuss her new Christmas song 'Merry Christmas (Don’t Be A D)!'. Ian is also joined by actor Pippa Bennett-Warner, and scrutinises her CV. Nat also does a rendition of the Queen’s Christmas Speech.


Episode 73 - Levi Roots, Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington and Jennifer Kirby

This week’s show was a very busy one, starting off with the one and only Levi Roots joining Ian in the studio to promote his Christmas track 'Reggae Reggae Christmas', followed by Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington from Bat Out of Hell The Musical on the phone after their recent Evening Standard Award win. Finally, Jennifer Kirby popped in to talk all about Call The Widwife, and her eyes.


Episode 72 - Joseph Lynn and Mark Stanley

Joining Ian on this edition of the show is photographer and filmmaker Joseph Lynn to discuss his work, and actor Mark Stanley, who is currently starring the BBC One drama Love, Lies and Record. Ian also discusses unauthorised biographies, tells his very own Star Wars joke, and gets offended by Mark Stanley who accidentally insults Red Dwarf.


Episode 71 - Elysia Wren and Sam Bain

Ahead of an enormous world tour, Elysia Wren joins Ian to discuss Fast & Furious Live, and is questioned about whether she secretly wants things to go wrong. Then Peep Show and Fresh Meat co-creator Sam Bain pops in to discuss his debut play The Retreat, which is currently running at The Park Theatre.


Episode 70 - Improvised Twin Peaks, Tommy Donbavand, Connor Wallace

Connor Wallace joins Ian on the phone at the start of the show for an interesting rendition of a Tina Turner classic, before Tommy Donbavand chats to Ian about his battle with cancer. Later, Jonah Fazel and Lucy Trodd, director and actress from Improvised Twin Peaks come into the studio to convince Ian that Twin Peaks is worth his time.


Episode 69 - June Sarpong and Nathan Bryon

In this episode Ian is joined by June Sarpong, who is promoting her new book Diversify, but is more than happy to chat about *that* Michael Jackson seance, and Nathan Bryon who is releasing the second series of his comedy anthology web-series #Reality.


Episode 68 - Paperboyo and Marc With A C

Instagram sensation Paperboyo joins Ian in the studio and the conversation takes an interesting turn which involves Producer Nat as a giant eating people from a bus. Marc With A C joins the show later on the phone to discuss his music, as well as Shock Treatment.


Episode 67 - Arron Crascall and Alan Godfrey

This week Ian is joined by internet personality Arron Crascall, who attempted his first ever stand-up gig live on the show, and Alan Godfrey, who has recalled an alleged alien abduction from 1980 in a new book.


Episode 66 - Brian Gittins, Kelly Wenham, and Georgia Groome

Ian is joined in the studio by Kelly Wenham and Georgia Groome, both in the new black comedy film ‘Double Date’, and on the phone by comedian Brian Gittins (and a very random dog), who half-heatedly promoted his new tour ‘Don’t Feed the Monkey Man’, which takes place across the UK in October and November.


Episode 65 - Cian Twomey and Daniel M. Jones

Ian kicked off the show by questioning his and Nat’s relationship and checking in to see how Barry’s cheaper than chips holiday went. We rang Cian Twomey to chat about his new book with the super catchy title of ‘Go Fuck Yourself, Cian!’. Also on the phone, was Daniel M. Jones aka Morda Hehol, who is founder the Church of Jediism.


Episode 64 - Eunice Olumide and Emily M. Danforth

On the episode where Connor got a bollocking and new Assistant Producer Kyra sang a Michael Jackson classic.... Ian spoke to the very funny Emily M. Danforth. She's author of the brilliant 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'. Ian's second guest was in studio; Eunice Olumide. She's a model/actress/comedian - there's actually not much she can't do! She spoke about the highs and lows of growing up in Scotland, partying in the Absolutely Fabulous movie and more.


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