Andy Dawson

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Press clippings

29 best feel-good podcasts to make you happy

We all need cheering up - Bob Mortimer, Chris and Rosie Ramsey, Alan Carr, and French and Saunders are here to help.

The Sunday Times, 13th November 2022

50 funny podcasts to make you feel much better

Has your daily walk become an endless trudge to nowhere? These podcasts, chosen by comedians, podcasters, Guardian writers and readers, are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

The Guardian, 5th April 2021

Journalist & comic questioned by police

An ex-Guardian journalist threatened to assault Michael Gove in front of his children in foul-mouthed tweets.

Mr Dawson, 47, who now hosts a podcast with comedian Bob Mortimer, has been questioned by cops after sending the since-deleted tweet to the Tory MP's wife, Sarah Vine.

Alex Matthews, The Sun, 31st May 2020

The 8 best comedy podcasts around right now

Christ alive, we could all do with a laugh. Fortunately, take a wander into the podcast world and you'll soon be ankle-deep in funny stuff. Where to start, though?

Esquire, 18th April 2020

Enter the bizarre world of Athletico Mince

Even sport-haters love Bob Mortimer and Andy Dawson's cult football podcast - which isn't really about football at all...

Luke Holland, The Guardian, 31st March 2020

The 50 best podcasts of 2018

From Julia Davis's dark comedy Dear Joan to track-by-track teardown Dissect, Marc Maron to Meat and beyond, here are this year's finest audio offerings.

Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier and Harriet Gibsone, The Guardian, 30th June 2018

Athletico Mince, comedy review

The live outing of Bob Mortimer and Andy Dawson's comedy football podcast is a trip worth taking, writes Bruce Dessau.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 11th April 2017

New book for comedy football podcast Athletico Mince

Bob Mortimer and Andy Dawson, the duo behind the acclaimed podcast Athletico Mince, are writing a spin-off book. The World of Football According to Athletico Mince will be published by John Blake Publishing on May 25.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 1st January 2017

The rise and fall and rise of podcasts

More than four million people listen to podcasts in the UK. We speaks to the stars behind the pod phenomenon...

Eamonn Forde, The Big Issue, 26th September 2016

Live Review, Athletico Mince

Putting a podcast onstage is an interesting thing though. The presence of an audience definitely changes the dynamic. At what point does it become a gig that just happens to be being recorded? Certainly from the moment Bob and Andy came on it felt very much like they were doing a show - a great one - rather than a recording.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd September 2016

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