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RADIO PODCAST OF THE YEAR 2017 - BRITISH PODCAST AWARDS (Bronze) Ollie & Si are best mates with unique insights on the world we live in. Join them for the last 7 days on Planet Earth, some feel good stories and side dish of brain food. It's the news...like you've never heard before.
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Dec 29, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. The boys look back at their favourite bits of 2015. 

 

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Tags: The heist, London, criminals, murder, the hunt, bbc, nature, NYE, 2015, 2016, festive, news, comedy, podcast, 

Dec 17, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; Star Wars hits the cinema, Tinder tries to save lives and Tim Peake leaves Planet Earth.

 

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Tags: Nasa, TimPeake, tinder, dating, organs, harvest, swearing, starwars channel 4, christmas , festive, news, comedy, podcast, 

Dec 10, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; Storm Desmond hits the UK, vodka saves a cats life and could modern art cover up a murder? 

 

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Tags: food, supervet, storm desmond, hurricane, tornado, dating, channel 4, christmas , festive, news, comedy, podcast, donald trump

Dec 3, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; a new plant could tackle food resource, one man goes AWOL for 11 years and is anyone still dogging? 

 

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Tags: food, nature, resource, hunger, dogging, sex, military, soldier,  christmas , festive, news, comedy, podcast, 

Nov 26, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; could the 'floating log technique' help you on a date? There's only 3 White Rhino's left and we say goodbye to FHM.. 

 

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Tags: the hunt, bbc, nature, documentary, dating, rhino, endangered, transgender, sex, news, comedy, podcast, 

Nov 19, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; could your testicles help you win gold? We're joined by James Roe - Olympic Gold Medalist. A man gets lost in the woods and journalists are struggling with the French accent. 

 

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Tags: Paris, woods, terror, wasps, rugby, countdown, drinking, channel 4, news, comedy, podcast

Oct 29, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; unusual torture tactics from the CIA, we're joined by Rachel Riley and are you a survivalist? 

 

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Tags: countdown, nuclear war, west life, boyband, pop, torture, channel 4, halloween, horror, news, comedy, podcast

Oct 22, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; unusual fact about China, the gender gap and 'The Smooth Groove'. 

 

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Tags: china, xi jingping, america, britain, politics, halloween, fall, party, fancy dress, gender, homophobia, sexism, bridget jones, horror, news, comedy, podcast

Oct 16, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; Boris tackles a small child, someone finds a Wooly Mammoth & people are now nicking carrier bags. Seriously.

 

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Tags: Boris Johnson, politics, tesco, carrier, decision, bag gate, comedy, news, radio, vulcan, bomber, flight

Oct 8, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. This week in the news; The rarest animal in Britain is caught on camera. Simon travels to France and uncover's Ollie's big secret and are we still sexist in 2015? 

 

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Tags: Stephen Fry, QI, The Martian, Matt Damon, France, movie, sexist, challenge, woman, channel 4, BBC, comedy, Black Fox, nature, television, comedy, news, radio,

Oct 2, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. This week in the news; How long will you live for? Could you avoid surveillance for a month in the UK? 

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Tags: channel 4, hunted, flying, sailing, technology, age, dementia,  television, comedy, news, radio,

Sep 24, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. This week in the news; Cameron and the pig. Scouting For Girls in the jungle and sexy robots. 

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Tags: xmas, peru, uruguay, planes, flying, travel, rugby, guiness, gay, rights, Gareth Thomas, elton john, gay rights, marriage,  anxiety  television, comedy, news, radio,

Sep 18, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. This week in the news; Lance Armstrong has a new biopic, Elton John takes on Putin & a Grandma faces the death penalty. 

 

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Tags: flying, lance armstrong, death penalty, putin, elton john, gay rights, marriage,  anxiety  television, comedy, news, radio,

Sep 3, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, the boys take a look at TV voiceovers, they discover that there could be a fundamental flaw with the Mars mission and then play 'would you rather'. 

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Tags: Nasa, valium, moutain, volcano, sperm, donor, nhs, bank, fear, anxiety  television, comedy, news, radio,

Aug 27, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, one lady discovers her husband is having an affair via Ashley Madison. Simon faces a moral dlimena at the controls of a plane & would you tackle a terrorist? 

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Tags: Ashleymadison, online, affair, cheat, shoreham, aircrash, disaster, nuns,  valium, fear, flying, greece, suicide, dublin,  television, comedy, news, radio,

Aug 20, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, we go through the keyhole with Osama Bin Laden, Seb talks a man down from a bridge and have we found the new David Attenborough?

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Tags: Nature, documentary, taliban, BBC, woodstock, rollright, festival, valium, fear, flying, greece, suicide, dublin,  television, comedy, news, radio,

 

Aug 13, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, we discover how Bill Gates is futureproofing birth control. Could atheists be banned from Facebook? Ollie heads off on the Stag Do & let's himself down.

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Tags: Microsoft, contraception, atheists, church, facebook, technology, social, birth, condom, stagdo, marriage, funeral, cars, karting, bath, stonehenge, television, comedy, news, radio,

 

Aug 6, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, the boys are joined by John & Barry from The Fratelli's to discuss the battered Mars Bar. How to smuggle yourself into the UK using liquid chocolate & it get's rowdy at the Ashes. 

 

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Tags: Ashes, immigrant, calais, immigration, music, london, lenny kravitz, stage, nudity, twitter, beijing, winter olympics, cilla black, television, comedy, news, radio, penisgate

Jul 29, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, the boys discover a new planet and discuss the implications it could have here on Planet Earth. The Klu Klux Klan have a difficult time in South Carlolina. The first robot shows self awareness but how far does the technology go? Finally, should Frankie Boyle cancel his Irish gig? 

 

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Tags: Ireland, Dublin, space, planet, solar system, science, technology, history, artificial intelligence, shopping, barcelona, twitter, escape, harrison ford, star wars, terminator, funeral, ed sheeran, motorway, google, photo, live music, television, comedy, news, radio 

Jul 20, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, should piegons be given contraceptives. Could you be the next Harrison Ford? Would you aid a drug lord tryig to escape from prison? You might be suprised.. 

 

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Tags: woolworths, shopping, barcelona, twitter, escape, harrison ford, star wars, terminator, funeral, ed sheeran, motorway, google, photo, live music, television, comedy, news, radio 

Jul 7, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, we're joined by the Conrad Sewell, he's had 200 million hits on Spotify with Kygo's  'Firestone' and talks about the laaunch of Apple's new streaming service. Find out if it's illegal to carry an ISIS flag and the boys dicuss Google's PR disaster. Also, Simon takes a trip to Devon to scatter his Grandma's ashes. 

 

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Tags: Kygo, apple, itunes, spotify, music, money, ISIS, ashes, death, funeral, ed sheeran, motorway, stereophonics, google, photo, live music, television, comedy, news, radio 

Jun 24, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, we're joined by the Sterophonics, we celebrate Alan Turings Birthday & find out that new service stations might not be as eco-friendly as you think. 

 

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Tags: Flight, pilot, enigma, history, yulin dog festival, cruelty, festival, M5, motorway, stereophonics, alanturing,great north swim, paternity, television, comedy, news, radio 

Jun 17, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, Ollie plans the Stag Do, Rolf Harris releases his new track & Simon discovers a new town. 

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Tags: Ralph Harris, stagdo, stripper, visa, contactless, payment, money, great north swim, paternity, television, comedy, news, radio 

Jun 9, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, how good is a Goldfish' memory? Simon handles Anthrax & Seb discovers that a scientific breakthough could one day save your life & help you conquer your fears. 

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Tags: Goldfish, anthrax, ISIS, cancer, bulls, hunting, BBC, Queen, royalfamily, television, comedy, news, radio 

May 29, 2015

Join Sony Award nominated best mates, Ollie Gallant and Si Alexander, as they offer incisive thoughts on the week’s news and events. Joined by Boston United’s No 1 fan and journalist Seb Noble. On this weeks show, does the Pope watch TV? Simon panics about the lack of GP's and we find out why #Tampontax is trending.

 

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Tags: The Pope, television, drugs, property, criminal, lord, tampons, australia comedy, news, radio,  

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