Podcast Highlights

So many podcasts, so little time. Here’s a handy list of British podcast episodes that feature the people we cover at TVO.

The Comedian’s Comedian


In this long-running podcast, stand-up comedian Stuart Goldsmith interviews fellow stand-ups about how and why they do comedy. Things sometimes get quite deep, with “Are you happy?” being a question commonly asked towards the end of each interview… and some variant of “no” often being the answer.

Episode 200: Stewart Lee

Episode 196: Rachel Parris

Episode 186: Tony Law

Episode 185: Jonny & The Baptists

Episode 148: Aisling Bea

Episode 141: Matt Lucas

Episode 129: Adam Buxton

Episode 121: Mitch Benn

Episode 110: Lou Sanders

Episode 105: Katy Wix

Episode 64: Tony Law

Episode 59: Rob Delaney

Episode 46: Richard Herring



In each episode of RHLSTP (or Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast), comedian Richard Herring talks to a different guest in front of a live audience. Topics of discussion range from the guest’s life and work to silly ’emergency questions’ such as “Would you rather have a hand made out of ham or an armpit that dispenses suncream?”

Episode 143: Dan Skinner

Episode 128: Tom Davis

Episode 121: Will Smith

Episode 117: Armando Iannucci

Episode 111: Graham Linehan

Episode 107: Vic Reeves

Episode 102: Tony Law

Episode 99: Cariad Lloyd

Episode 97: Aisling Bea

Episode 89: Sarah Kendall

Episode 83: Diane Morgan

Episode 75: Jessica Hynes

Episode 74: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan

Episode 65: Lou Sanders

Episode 64: Bob Mortimer

Episode 63: Stewart Lee

Episode 53: Rebecca Front

Episode 50: Steve Coogan

Special between 45 and 46: Mike Wozniak

Episode 11: Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith

Episode 10: Rob Delaney

Episode 9: Armando Iannucci and Graham Linehan

Episode 8: Stewart Lee

Adam Buxton Podcast


Adam Buxton has an informal ‘ramble-chat’ with guests ranging from the TVO regulars listed below to Michael Palin, Louis Theroux and Brian Eno.

Episode 46: Sharon Horgan

Episode 39: Julian Barratt

Episode 35: Steve Coogan

Episode 33: Matt Berry

Episode 32: Tash Demetriou

Episode 24 and 25: Richard Ayoade

Episode 17: Richard Herring

Standard Issue


Although alternative women’s website Standard Issue has sadly shut down, their podcast has thankfully continued. Aside from their weekly ‘podzine’ episodes, their monthly live episodes bring together a group of hilarious women for a chat about all sorts of different topics.

Episode 27: With Aisling Bea

Episode 12: With Cariad Lloyd

Episode 11: With Jessica Hynes and Diane Morgan

Episode 8: With Sharon Horgan

Episode 6: With Sarah Kendall

Episode 5: With Katy Brand

The Guilty Feminist


In this comedy podcast, the hosts (Deborah Frances-White and Sofie Hagen until recently; now Deborah plus a variety of guest hosts) explore what it means to be a woman and a feminist in the 21st century. Episodes involve confessions, challenges, discussion and stand-up, with themes including Sexuality, Advertising and Independence.

Episode 61: With Rachel Parris

Episode 56: With Cariad Lloyd

Episode 55: With Aisling Bea

Episode 53: With Cariad Lloyd

Episode 50: With Sharon Horgan

Episode 49: With Cariad Lloyd

Episode 30: With Aisling Bea

Episode 18: With Sally Phillips

Made of Human


Danish stand-up comedian Sofie Hagen moved on from The Guilty Feminist to host this podcast, in which she talks to guests about how they function as human beings and cope with difficult times.

Episode 5: Katy Brand



This podcast about death and grief hosted by TVO regular Cariad Lloyd is very new, with just a few episodes online so far.

Episode 5: Katy Wix

Episode 1: Adam Buxton

Distraction Pieces


In this long running podcast, Scroobius Pip chats to a wide range of guests from the worlds of comedy, acting, music and more.

Episode 166: Aisling Bea

Episode 162: Alice Lowe

Episode 70: Richard Herring

Episode 66: Adam Buxton

Episode 58: Tom Davis

Episode 37: Michael Smiley

Episode 15: Stewart Lee

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