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Episode 16

Anthea 'The Body' Turner, meeting your idols, Harry Potter abuse and Producer Dave's Joke

Show broadcast on 1 June 2014

Welcome back! This week is a big one. John had an incredible celebrity experience, Producer Dave told the show's best joke, and Elis had a cheese toastie at Leigh Delamere services. The boys talked about meeting your idols and Elis reveals he turned down The Smiths' Johnny Marr. The Smiths themselves are up for debate in regular contentious feature Sacred Cow, an anonymous caller gets some linguistic advice in Textual Healing, Winner Plays On is back, and John takes a lot of abuse from Elis over his love of Harry Potter. All this plus some shocking news about Anthea 'The Body' Turner.

Podcast intro

Elis thinks tiredness is a propaganda of companies selling caffeine-based products. And mouth ulcers are a lie dreamt up by Bonjella.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left is the first qualified PADI diving instructor in Cwmbran. "

Conversations and riffs

John attended the last ever live performance of smash hit musical We Will Rock You and was sat amongst some luminaries of the celebrity world including Anthea 'The Body' Turner who talked through the whole thing with partner Richard Farleigh from Dragon's Den. The duo reenact the scenario.

John recounts his attendance at the VIP backstage area where he attempted to meet Roger Taylor or Brian May.

Text-in topic

Listeners text and tweet during the show on this week's topic.

When have you met your heroes and did you embarrass yourself? Elis makes a double phrasing faux-pas when describing someone meeting one of the Beatles. He tells how he turned down the opportunity to meet one of his heroes Jonny Marr. Prod D makes a great joke about it.

Textual Healing

A listener calls the show with a problem.

Anon. woman whose boyfriend's family only speak in their native language when she goes to visit.

Sacred Cow

Should this celebrated band / artist go into the paddock of sacred cows or be doomed to the abattoir?

The Smiths (paddock)

Winner Plays On

Elis and John face off in the weekly quiz on topics of their choice.

Led Zeppelin (Elis) v Harry Potter (John). John wins 3-2. Elis mocks John for liking a children's book.

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