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61 minutes | Jul 6, 2018
S3 Ep12: Asim "Chabuddy G" Chaudhry LIVE!
In the final episode of Series 3, The Mayor of Hounslow himself, Asim "Chabuddy G" Chaudhry joins Jolyon live on stage to talk about his his life in comedy. Covering everything from his early days creating videos and uploading it to YouTube with his mates for a laugh to the award winning work we know him for on mockumentary series People Just Do Nothing. The guys also tap into how failure is one of the greatest fuels of creativity. Please note there is some mic interference in parts but don't let that stand in the way of you and some excellent stories. The episode rounds off with a live Q&A with the audience and was recorded at Shoreditch House as part of their series of 'In Conversation' live events. Talk to us @JolyonRubs @HeydonProwse @NewsRoastPod Thanks for all your support this series!
62 minutes | Jun 22, 2018
S3 Ep11: Rose McGowan
Director, author and former actress, Rose McGowan, joins Jolyon and Heydon for a candid chat about from her early school days, the cult of Hollywood, coping with trauma and discuss how extreme gender roles portrayed in film and tv can imprint on us from a young age. Please take the time to rate/review and subscribe to the podcast if you haven't already. Talk to us @JolyonRubs @HeydonProwse @NewsRoastPod Thanks for listening and huge thanks to @rosemcgowan for taking the time to chat to us. Rose's memoir, Brave, is available now from all major retailers.
71 minutes | Jun 6, 2018
S3 Ep10 - Lauri Love LIVE in Conversation
Heydon is joined live on stage at Shoreditch House by activist Lauri Love for an in depth chat about his life and the events that led up to him facing possible extradition to the US to be prosecuted on charges that he had stolen data from US government agencies. The episode rounds off with a live Q&A with the audience and was recorded in May 2018 at Shoreditch House as part of their series of 'In Conversation' live events. Please take the time to rate/review and subscribe to the podcast if you haven't already. Talk to us @JolyonRubs @HeydonProwse @NewsRoastPod Thanks for listening.
78 minutes | May 23, 2018
S3 Ep9 - LIVE in Conversation with James O'Brien
Journalist, Broadcaster and old friend of the pod, James O'Brien joins Jolyon live on stage at Shoreditch House for an evening of conversation about his life and career, Russia, Brexit, that infamous showdown with Nigel Farage and interviewing his hero, Ian Brown, of course! The episode rounds off with a live Q&A with the audience and was recorded on the 17th April at Shoreditch House as part of their series of 'In Conversation' live events. Please take the time to rate/review and subscribe to the podcast if you haven't already. Keep up to date with @mrjamesob on Twitter and check out his podcast Unfiltered. Talk to us @JolyonRubs @HeydonProwse @NewsRoastPod And don't forget to subscribe to the Economist and get a free copy delivered straight to your door by visiting theeconomist.com/newsroast. Thanks for listening. Photo credit to LBC/Artefact Magazine
61 minutes | May 8, 2018
S3 Ep8 - Johann Hari
Writer and journalist, Johann Hari, steps into the studio to talk about some of the themes addressed in his new book, Lost Connections. The team look at the differences between British and American approaches to happiness, what really causes depression and mental health, loneliness, and question how can a cow be an anti depressant? Thanks to The Economist for sponsoring this week's episode. Make sure you visit economist.com/roast to claim to get your hands on a free copy. Keep up to date with what Johann is up to @johannhari101 and johannhari.com Talk to us @JolyonRubs @heydonprowse @NewsRoastPod As always, if you've not already please take the time to rate, review and share the podcast with someone you think might like it.
46 minutes | Apr 26, 2018
S3 Ep7 - Jolyon Maugham QC
Barrister and author of the widespread blog, waitingfortax.com, joins us to discuss the cases he's brought against the government over Article 50, Uber and his concerns over the abuses of landlords providing unliveable accommodation to vulnerable people in the UK. Jolyon launched the crowd funded ‘People’s Challenge’ which raised over £300,000 to challenge the Government’s position that Article 50 could be triggered by Royal Prerogative. And he crowdfunded £70,000 to launch the Dublin Case to establish whether we can revoke our Article 50 notification. Thanks to The Economist for sponsoring this week's episode. Make sure you visit economist.com/roast to claim to get your hands on a free copy. Keep up to date with Jolyon's work @JolyonMaugham and the goodlawproject.org Talk to us @JolyonRubs @heydonprowse @NewsRoastPod As always, if you've not already please take the time to rate, review and share the podcast with someone you think might like it.
39 minutes | Apr 11, 2018
S3 Ep6 - Peter Bale
Journalist and launch editor, Peter Bale of the Wikitribune joins Jolyon and Heydon to talk Trust, Davos and Russia... and the links between the three. Delicious! This episode was recorded on the 30th Jan 2018 when the three had just returned from Davos. Huge thanks to Peter for taking the time to come and chat with us. You can find out more about Peter's fantastic work @PeterBale @WikiTribune or wikitribune.com Talk to us @JolyonRubs @heydonprowse @NewsRoastPod As always, if you've not already please take the time to rate, review and share the podcast with someone you think might like it.
44 minutes | Mar 28, 2018
S3 Ep5 - Billie JD Porter
Journalist and filmmaker, Billie JD Porter, joins Heydon and Jolyon to chew over issues such as cashless societies, the marginalised black LGBTQI community in Trump's America, the disappearance of UK youth spaces and marketing activism. Check out Billie's latest series Sound and Vision on 4OD: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/sound-and-vision/on-demand/66726-004 As always, we appreciate all your support so far and if you've not already then don't forget to rate and the review the podcast. You'll find us @JolyonRubs @heydonprowse @NewsRoastPod on twitter. Thanks to Radio Wolfgang for studio support for this episode.
59 minutes | Mar 14, 2018
S3 Ep4 - Rick Edwards
Writer and presenter Rick Edwards joins Jolyon & Heydon in this episode to chat podcasts and Panama amongst other things. Follow @rickedwards1 on Twitter and as always, you'll find us @NewsRoastPod @JolyonRubs @HeydonProwse, and we'd love it if you could leave us a review and rate the podcast.
47 minutes | Feb 27, 2018
S3 Ep3 - Rants N Bants
He's built his reputation as a refreshingly honest and entertaining voice in the world of social commentary with his online videos and now Rants brings his staunch political views to our podcast. With his three courses of conversation, Rants harks back to the fallout over the controversial H&M advert back in January of this year, Bitcoin and why Trump might just be the world's biggest internet troll. Follow @DSRantsandBants on Twitter and make sure you check out his YouTube channel. As always, you'll find us @NewsRoastPod @JolyonRubs @HeydonProwse, and we'd love it if you could leave us a review and rate the podcast. Huge thanks to our Shipstation and Hello Fresh for sponsoring this week's episode. Make sure you grab their fantastic offers, full details in the show.
54 minutes | Feb 14, 2018
S3 Ep2 - Ross Noble and Hadley Fraser
Comedian Ross Noble and actor and singer Hadley Fraser join Jolyon and Heydon for our first double header of the series. Ross and Hadley are currently starring together in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein at the Garrick Theatre in the West End. They take time out of their busy schedules to feast upon topics such as the collapse of Carillion and Kids Company, The Brexit Blackhole and they guys take a cheeky look at audience member etiquette - or lack thereof - to round off the episode. Make sure you follow @realrossnoble and @hadleyfraser and check out their fantastic podcast Poddin' On The Ritz, recorded backstage at the Garrick Theatre in London. You'll find @jolyonrubs @heydonprowse @NewsRoastPod on Twitter. Get in touch, we love to hear from you. And finally, a huge thanks to this week's sponsors of the podcast, Hello Fresh and Shipstation. Don't miss out on their amazing offers, you'll find full details in the episode on how you can claim yours! This episode was recorded on the 30th Jan 2018.
47 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
S3 Ep1 - Dane Baptiste
Ahead of his international tour, comedian and writer, Dane Baptiste, joins Heydon and Jolyon to kick off series 3 with a bang. The topics being devoured in this episode include: Politically correct bigotry, bi-partisan political identity and ignorance of globalism. Thanks to Shipstation, our fantastic sponsors for this episode. Don't forget to visit shipstation.com and use the promo code ROAST to redeem your special offer. Find our hosts @jolyonrubs @heydonprowse and our awesome guest @danebaptweets on Twitter. Dane's also on tour throughout 2018 and you can find more details on his website: danebaptiste.co.uk Get in touch with us @NewsRoastPod. We'd love to hear from you and don't forget to rate and review the podcast wherever you're doing your listening. Thanks for all the support.
61 minutes | Dec 14, 2017
S2 Ep.12: Katharine Hamnett
Katharine Hamnett is the guest for the final episode of Season 2. She discusses activism and sustainable fashion amongst other topics.
50 minutes | Dec 1, 2017
S2 Ep.11: James Ball
On this week's menu we have, Wikileaks, Trump, Fake News and the controversy over the £350 million EU claim, as investigative journalist and author, James Ball, provides the fiery courses of conversation.
45 minutes | Nov 16, 2017
S2 Ep.10: Hassan Akkad
Straying slightly off format this week, BAFTA winning documentary maker, Hassan Akkad, shares the eye-opening and often horrifying story that led him to flee Syria in 2015.
60 minutes | Nov 2, 2017
S2 Ep.9: Armando Iannucci
The influential writer and satirist is the special guest at this week's dinner party bringing some tasty courses of conversation to the table. Topics include: reasons why Donald Trump is not an idiot, patriotism and the sensitive nature of causing offence.
74 minutes | Oct 20, 2017
S2 Ep.8: George Monbiot
Journalist and activist George Monbiot joins Jolyon and Heydon to discuss veganism and Jeremy Corbyn amongst other topics. Warning: contains strong language.
50 minutes | Oct 4, 2017
S2 Ep.7: Zoe Williams
In a special live version of the show, journalist and author, Zoe Williams, joins Heydon and Jolyon on stage at Wilderness Festival 2017. Topics include: Brexit and the Basic Citizen's Income. Warning: Contains strong language. Image credit to: https://www.wildernessfestival.com/
67 minutes | Sep 19, 2017
S2 Ep.6: Noel Clarke
Actor, Director and Screenwriter Noel Clarke sits down with Jolyon and Heydon to discuss Donald Trump, the Grenfell tragedy and Gender Equality. Follow @NewsRoastPod on Twitter for all the latest podcast news. This episode was recorded on 27th July.
65 minutes | Sep 3, 2017
S2 Ep.5: Lenny Henry
Stand-up, Actor, Writer, TV Present and Comic Relief co-founder Sir Lenny Henry joins Jolyon and Heydon to discuss Comic Relief, The importance of theatre and Diversity. Follow @NewsRoastPod on Twitter for all the latest podcast news.
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