Tuesday 12th January 2021
Tuesday 2nd February 2021
Tuesday 9th February 2021
Tuesday 16th February 2021
Tuesday 23rd February 2021
Fi Glover and Jane Garvey are joined by presenter Nicky Campbell. The 5Live Breakfast Show and Long Lost Family presenter talks about his new book One of the Family, which explores his own life experiences and the importance of his dog Maxwell. There's also a special guest appearance from his wife, Radio 4's Tina Ritchie.
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Tuesday 9th March 2021
Tuesday 16th March 2021
Jane Garvey and Fi Glover choose some of their favourite listener emails from the past few weeks. Their choices include missives on international oboes, kitsch appliances, mass hysteria, caravanning pets and childhood eavesdropping.
Tuesday 23rd March 2021
Jane Garvey and Fi Glover chat to Radio 1's Life Hacks presenter Vick Hope. She talks about about her role as a judge for this year's Women's Prize for Fiction, as well as Spanish evening classes, her neighbours' curtain habits and giving anatomy lessons to Scott Mills.
Tuesday 6th April 2021
Jane Garvey and Fi Glover are joined by Dan Snow. The historian and presenter behind the History Hit podcast busts two of the biggest myths in history and discusses making sense of grief in the past. They ask when is the right time to start writing history, and how Fi would have fared in the days before glasses. Plus Dan discloses the details of a secret Tall Club and its strange acknowledgements, and Jane finds a benefactor.
Tuesday 13th April 2021
Tuesday 20th April 2021
Jane Garvey and Fi Glover revisit their chat with footballer-turned-pundit Ian Wright from September 2019. They discuss the bonuses of an away match at Grimsby Town, how to whip a good sponge and Ian's awakening to proper pyjamas. There's also an eyebrow-raising classified advertisement and some Tudor-based despair.
Tuesday 27th April 2021
Jane and Fi talk to Rosie Jones. Rosie tells them about her new travel series Trip Hazard, as well as discussing her life in lockdown with her parents and whether or not she'll be buying a hotel in Bognor.
Tuesday 4th May 2021
Fi and Jane talk to Heidi Thomas, the writer of Call The Midwife. They discuss the history that drives the hit show, the secret to taking risks in TV, and Fi's special connection to the first episode and the world changing medical invention, ergometrine.
Tuesday 11th May 2021
Fi and Jane choose some of their favourite listener emails from the past few weeks. There's a story of plasticine robbery, an eyebrow raising opinion from the Channel Islands, advice on bodily habits in new romances and much much more.
Tuesday 18th May 2021
Fi and Jane chat to presenter Richard Osman. The Pointless and House Of Games presenter joins them to discuss his novel The Thursday Murder Club. He also talks to them about perspectives on ageing, consoling quiz contestants and who might win a Garvey v Glover wrestling match.
Tuesday 25th May 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by comedian Jon Holmes. Jon tells them about his latest podcast, Cold Case Crime Cuts, a spoof on true crime that investigates hit songs. He also chats about his audio bending Radio 4 series The Skewer, hospital radio portacabins and his grandest achievement as a travel writer.
Tuesday 1st June 2021
Fi and Jane chat to astrophysicist Maggie Aderin-Pocock. The Sky at Night presenter discusses multigenerational voyages, the power of the moon and she also ponders why Jane's food tastes better after a few hours in the fridge. Before Maggie arrives there is an apology seminar and a new way to tell someone to take it easy.
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by political strategist and author Alastair Campbell. The former No. 10 insider discusses his book Living Better: How I Learned To Survive Depression, which explores mental illness in a family.
Tuesday 15th June 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by the novelist Kate Mosse, discussing her memoir on caring, An Extra Pair of Hands, which talks about her experience as a carer in a multi-generational household.
Tuesday 22nd June 2021
Tuesday 29th June 2021
Fi and Jane speak to BBC Newsreader Reeta Chakrabati. The leading BBC Newsreader talks them through some Celebrity Mastermind tips, how to fill for time on air, memories of the moon landing and Jane takes credit for Reeta's career.
Tuesday 6th July 2021
Jane and Fi talk to the BBC's Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg. Our man at the Kremlin actually reports this week from quarantine in the UK, but is still full of insight on Mother Russia.
Tuesday 13th July 2021
Fi Glover and Jane Garvey chat to Radio 1's Adele Roberts, host of the Weekend Breakfast. DJ and runner Adele talks them through her triumph on Celebrity Coach Trip, recommends the best shops in Barbados and shares some of her favourite songs of lockdown.
Tuesday 20th July 2021
Tuesday 3rd August 2021
In a special edition of Fortunately, comedian Shappi Khorsandi joins Fi and Jane for their 200th episode, with a live and socially distanced audience at London's Royal Festival Hall.
Tuesday 10th August 2021
Fi and Jane do some time bending in front of Broadcasting House and they're joined by newsreading icon Clive Myrie. They get the lowdown on stories from inside and outside the studio, find out how to dish up some Jamaican cuisine and there's even a guest appearance from the BBC's Annita McVeigh.
Tuesday 7th September 2021
Back after a summer break, Fi and Jane chat to ITV Political Editor Robert Peston. Robert gives the lowdown on his new novel The Whistleblower, a thriller set in the world of media and politics in the late 1990s.
Tuesday 14th September 2021
Fi and Jane have an appointment with Dr Michael Mosley. Michael tells Garvey and Glover about his podcast Just One Thing, which is back for another series to give us some handy health tips.
Tuesday 28th September 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by journalist Mary Ann Sieghart. Mary Ann speaks to them about her new book The Authority Gap: Why Women Are Still Taken Less Seriously Than Men, and What We Can Do About It.
Tuesday 5th October 2021
On this week's podcast, Fi and Jane rifle through some interesting listener emails from the past month. Correspondences cover DIY mishaps, whip rounds for babies, international goodbyes and much much more.
Tuesday 12th October 2021
Fi and Jane welcome BBC Africa Correspondent Andrew Harding onto the podcast. Andrew gives them the lowdown on his new Radio 4 series Poison, which tells the story of South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma and his book These Are Not Gentle People, the basis for the podcast Bloodlands.
Tuesday 19th October 2021
Tuesday 26th October 2021
Fi and Jane have a chat with comedian Bridget Christie. Bridget tells Fi and Jane about her new show Who Am I?, her experiences of the menopause, British folklore, the best things about Gloucester, and feeling 400 years old.
Tuesday 2nd November 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by broadcaster Gabby Logan. She shares some insights on the past-times of her Match Of The Day colleagues, looking after an old dog's ego and some of her best bloopers.
Tuesday 9th November 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by former Met Police Chief Superintendent Parm Sandhu. Parm talks to Fi and Jane about her role as an expert on the murder mystery reality show Murder Island, our interest in crime dramas as a society and current discussions about the police.
Tuesday 16th November 2021
Fi and Jane are joined by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. She tells them about life in the House Of Lords, getting stuck on trains without any help, and reveals that she can walk in her dreams.
Tuesday 23rd November 2021
Kathryn Mannix, former palliative care doctor, joins Fi and Jane to discuss death and dying. Kathryn talks about what we might expect in end of life, how to discuss death with others and her experiences of treating people who are dying.
Tuesday 30th November 2021
Fi and Jane chat to comedian Josh Widdicombe. The star of The Last Leg and host of the Parenting Hell podcast tells them what he learnt from a childhood of TV watching, chronicled in his book Watching Neighbours Twice A Day....
Saturday 25th December 2021
In a special Christmas Day edition of the podcast, Fi and Jane are joined by broadcasters and spouses Clare Balding and Alice Arnold. The two of them share a festive conversational meander, covering thoughts on their careers so far, a glimpse of Christmas in their household and reflections on the year gone by.