With my friend Helen Zaltzman, I co-host ‘Answer Me This!‘, an interactive comedy podcast, which has twice won the ‘Best Internet Programme’ Award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards (Silver in 2010 and Gold in 2011), a European Podcast Award in 2012, and a British Public Radio Award in 2013. We celebrate our tenth birthday in 2017.
Here are some of our favourite clips:
You can hear more on our website and Soundcloud page.
Over the years, thousands of listeners have emailed or called us with their pressing concerns – everything from “Does coconut milk curdle?” to “Why is it that whenever I travel on the bus I get an erection?”. The show regularly reaches the UK Top 10 podcast chart, and, with more than four million downloads per year, is one of the most popular independent podcasts in the world. Our special guests have included Jon Ronson, Isy Suttie and Jackie Mason.
We have been ‘Critic’s Choice’ in The Times, Time Out, The Guardian, Q Magazine, Radio Times, and The Independent, and have an average rating of four-and-a-half stars across more than 1000 review on iTunes.
In September 2012 we were invited to speak at the Next Radio conference about ‘The Perils of Podcasting’. You can watch that video here, and, if you enjoyed that, there’s more of us talking about podcasting in this special edition of the Radio Academy’s RadioTalk podcast which we presented in 2011, and a long interview with us about how we put each show together on this edition of the podcast Little Atoms.