Only A Podcast

Two blokes, upside down and many miles from home, talk about popular culture. And unpopular culture too. Books, music, films, the news, what we had for dinner last night.. everything is fair game.

Latest Episode

Episode 50 – The Beatles, The End?

Is it really the end? Did we like the final Beatles product? And what's more, did we ever think Monty Python was funny? Is comedy in some cases more about a sense of unity with like-minded fans, rather than actual laughs? We try to put these thorny issues to bed. In other news, we trail All The Light We Cannot See, the dramatisation of Anthony Doerr's acclaimed novel, and the police procedural...

Recent Episodes

Episode 47 – Are Friends Acoustic?

A titan of electronic music goes acoustic after 40 years? How can this be? Once again we talk about the impact of Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss, and going further into the new series of Mortimer and Whitehouse, which this week stars Lee Mack, off the...

Episode 46 – Rainn’s World and Ringo’s Furniture

What does the drummer do when one of the biggest bands ever breaks up? Find out in this episode. The Office's Rainn Wilson is looking for happiness in strange places? Does he find it? ElTele finishes The Traitors UK, and trails the new series of Sex Education, once we...

Episode 45 – Te Wa Tuku Reo Māori

We may not be the best at Māori Language Week but we are enthusiastic about it, and discuss it! We talk about the responses to last episode's question "Do musicians listen to music differently to non-musicians?" The Captain appreciates good translations of novels that...

About Only A Podcast

Born out of time on our hands during lockdown, a vague feeling that we were missing out on something and the realisation that our voices didn’t sound too bad once we’d set up our mics, phones and speakers, we put an end to procrastination and got on with the job.

So here we are.. lots of hot reckons about all sorts of topics, but probably not politics (but who knows, everything’s political eh?), in an easily accessible format, on apps you probably already use.

It’s just like you’re down the pub with us. So get a round in, and join in the discussion.

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Or thereabouts. Often-ish.

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