14th February 2018. 28 minutes.
On the most romantic day of the year, Hayley and Ruth join Irish poet Fintan Cresss to review a restaurant and to talk about his latest book
Hallowed Halls. Listen
9th January 2018. 39 minutes.
From Ruth's old offices at the Telegraph, Hayley & Ruth usher in 2018 by reviewing the new year fireworks display. They also look back at their cultural highlights of 2017.
7th December 2017. 37 minutes.
Just in time for Christmas, Hayley and Ruth journey to Norwich to see a production of Cinderella by legendary panto director Reuben Bourgeois (
Alex Lynch, @AlexJRLynch) who explains how he... Listen
4th November 2017. 27 minutes.
This month, Hayley & Ruth journey to a remote Scottish island to meet renowned theatre director Athene Babbard and watch her new version of The Scottish Play (Macbeth). Lucy...
16th October 2017. 29 minutes.
Hayley and Ruth attend an invigorating piece of invisible theatre and review a Nordic bakery in London's Soho.
30th August 2017. 36 minutes.
Hayley and Ruth are back in London after a gruelling month of reviewing shows in Edinburgh. Hayley's had her heart broken, Ruth may or may not publish a review. Listen...
11th May 2017. 35 minutes.
Hayley & Ruth are on the frontline of art once again as they meet artist Macey ***** in a warehouse in Shoreditch. Guest starring
Georgie Morrell as Macey *****. [link=http://pokeintheeyeproductions.co.uk/]Georgie's... Listen
7th April 2017. 32 minutes.
After a listener requested they review the Co-op opposite Charing Cross Station, Hayley and Ruth find themselves at the supermarket at 6am.
8th March 2017. 37 minutes.
Hayley and Ruth accost world renowned poet Fintan Cresss at the book launch of his latest collection of poems. (With special guest
Dan Starkey - @StanDarkley) Listen
13th February 2017. 29 minutes.
Hayley and Ruth discuss how best to spend Valentine's Day and also review some of Hayley's Valentine's cards.
20th December 2016. 31 minutes.
Hayley arrives at Ruth's house on Christmas Day and they spent a quiet Christmas together. Like, seriously quiet. Maybe reviewing Christmas will cheer them both up.
8th December 2016. 32 minutes.
Stefan van der Huis is a modern artist whose work has sadly been passed over for the Turner Prize for being too dynamic and thought-provoking. Hayley and Ruth catch up...
7th November 2016. 30 minutes.
With no knowledge or expertise of any kind, Hayley and Ruth are the perfect pundits to give you the facts in the run up to the 2016 US election.
30th October 2016. 38 minutes.
Hayley & Ruth find themselves at the house party of a friend of a friend of a friend of a friend. Hayley struggles with an unwieldy costume while Ruth struggles...
7th September 2016. 30 minutes.
In this episode Hayely and Ruth stop off at a Motorway Service Station on their way back from Edinburgh where they review the Little Chef menu as a work of...
26th August 2016. 22 minutes.
With Hayley still AWOL in Edinburgh, Ruth introduces this episode from the Two Stars archive, in which Hayley and Ruth discuss EdFringe digs and the five star rating system.
7th August 2016. 40 minutes.
With Hayley away in Edinburgh, in this episode we delve into the archives and listen to Hayley & Ruth's journey to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015.
16th July 2016. 28 minutes.
In this episode, Hayley and Ruth review Britain's decision to leave the EU. With very little knowledge or understanding, they tackle the subjects of Brexit, our new Prime Minister and...
4th July 2016. 28 minutes.
It's the 4th of July so in this episode Hayley & Ruth review American Independence (after Ruth has explained to Hayley what Independence Day is).
Susan Harrison (Hayley Danks)
Susan Harrison is an award winning character comedian, actor and improviser. Her solo show Creatures won the Three Weeks Editor’s Choice Award at the Edinburgh Fringe and she is part of the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.
"A Perfomer with depth and range; able to read the audience with the precision of an old hand… a fantastic character comedian" - Chortle
Website @sueharrison123 Gemma Arrowsmith (Ruth Goodchild)
Gemma Arrowsmith is comedy writer/performer. She has most recently written for Tracey Ullman's Show, Newsjack and The Now Show. She has appeared in Charlie Brooker’s How TV Ruined Your Life and Vic Reeves' Ministry Of Curious Stuff.
Gemma is brilliaaaaaant!” -
Website @mmaarrow Credits
Artwork: William Andrews.
Theme tune: Matt Lewsey and Amy Ashworth from Skiffle and the Piffles.