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Collings & Herrin

Collings & Herrin

Each week, for 68 minutes, Andrew Collins and Richard Herring delivered their own sideways look at the news. This show ran for 167 episodes (plus some specials) between 2008 and 2011.

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Podcast 1

1st February 2008.   43 minutes.

In this first podcast, recorded with the in-built mic on Richard's laptop because our expensive microphones didn't work, we cover David Beckham, Britney Spears, the Woolworth's "Lolita" range of children's...

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Podcast 2

15th February 2008.   51 minutes.

Our second podcast covers everything from feral thugs and Katie Price to the Beijing Olympics (well, not literally everything, obviously). Younger listeners should be aware that 40 minutes is our...

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Podcast 3

29th February 2008.   51 minutes.

In our third podcast we were forced to discuss Prince Harry in Afghanistan as it was the only story in all the newspapers. Plus, capital punishment, Paris Hilton's kitten, Lemsip...

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Podcast 4

14th March 2008.   52 minutes.

Our fourth podcast covers everything from the Budget, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, old mens' noses and wheat to the McCartney divorce settlement and the big question: whether we should do...

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Podcast 5

21st March 2008.   51 minutes.

In our fifth podcast, a Good Friday Special, we cover everything from our arch-rivals the Nuts Podcast, the paedo who landed, the sad death of Captain Birdseye and the sad...

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Podcast 6

28th March 2008.   52 minutes.

Podcast Six became our second (or third) weekly podcast. In it we joined the nation in Carla Bruni Mania, asked why the Sun won't publish the harmless slang word "nosh"...

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Podcast 7

4th April 2008.   52 minutes.

In our seventh podcast, Richard eats a gluten-free biscuit and threatens bran-related odours, and we cover everything from Robert Mugabe and Gary Rhodes to Nick Clegg and Britannia (boo hoo,...

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Podcast 8

11th April 2008.   55 minutes.

Even though Richard is on holiday, the podcast continues! We talk about Ed Balls and the human-cow hybrid and whether it's acceptable to talk about owls after a September 11th-style...

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Podcast 9

18th April 2008.   55 minutes.

In our ninth podcast, we put the world to rights, albeit mainly the world of Gordon Brown's body language to the wronged Hillary Clinton, a BEFORE and AFTER spam email...

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Podcast 10

28th April 2008.   54 minutes.

In our tenth anniversary podcast, we wonder how "sensational" Alan Levy's memoir is going to get on Tuesday, what makes Austrians put people in cellars, why on earth would Trinny...

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Podcast 11

2nd May 2008.   53 minutes.

In our eleventh podcast, recorded during the knife-edge count in the London mayoral elections, we discuss both the "bloodbath" and the "meltdown" for Labour, while sparing a thought for fascist...

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Podcast 12

10th May 2008.   54 minutes.

In our twelfth podcast, we defend Ant and Dec, defend Hitler, share our memories of being in the Bullingdon club and find out what we were both doing on May...

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Podcast 13

16th May 2008.   62 minutes.

Will out thirteenth podcast be unlucky? Yes, if you don't want to hear Andrew talking about Lion Man, but no, if you want to hear Richard trying to talk about...

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Podcast 14

23rd May 2008.   60 minutes.

In our fourteenth podcast, we try to put Lion Man behind us, and investigate the ins and outs of zoophilia, plus Crewe and Nantwich, the need for fathers, what to...

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Podcast 15

2nd June 2008.   57 minutes.

In our 15th nervous breakdown, we cover such burning issues as the Universal Studios Disaster, mini-socks, gym etiquette, Fern Britton's 'diet fib', Britain's Got Talent and 'a delicious explosion of...

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Podcast 16

6th June 2008.   58 minutes.

In our sixteenth podcast, not by any stretch either of our finest work, unrehearsed, we discuss the Big Brother hopefuls whilst trying not to learn their names, the subtext of...

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Podcast 17

13th June 2008.   61 minutes.

In our seventeenth podcast, we wish Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin the very best, rail against the Stop and Search policy of the Metropolitan Police because it mainly singles out...

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Podcast 18

20th June 2008.   55 minutes.

In our eighteenth podcast, we look closely at David Beckham's pants, discuss the sexism of Ascot coverage, come up with a recession-beating way of saving money on stamps in Taiwan,...

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Podcast 19

27th June 2008.   61 minutes.

In our nineteenth podcast, we ponder our big relaunch with a brainstorming session that unequivocally rules out the possibility of a Vernon Troyer-style sex tape scandal; we also say happy...

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Podcast 20

4th July 2008.   61 minutes.

In the relaunched podcast, which is very different to the others, we discuss theology, Nazism, Communism, homosexuality, transexualism, hypocrisy, the ageing process, the importance of context in the media and...

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