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Episode 50

The 90s, an unexpected proposition from Producer Dave, and Elis goes mad

Show broadcast on 24 January 2015

Elis and John heard about your greatest unseen achievements this week, with Elis offering congratulations and John questioning their veracity. Plus there's a Doves-based philosophical musing, another chapter of A Robins Amongst the Pigeons, Textual Healing, and Winner Plays On.

John's introduction of Elis

"To my left is Pontypridd's answer to Benjamin Button. "

Conversations and riffs

Elis was up late with Louise Wener (her autobiography, that is) reminiscing about the 90s. That leads to a conversation about 90s brand jeans.

John is handed a piece of paper to read out from Producer Dave in which Dave apparently declares affection for John.

Elis makes a funny and delightful noise on air after one of John's great jokes.

John, Prod D and their comedy pals played a great practical joke on Elis during the week based around finding facts and information on his smart phone.

Text-in topic

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

What amazing or flukey physical feats have you achieved that no-one else was there to see or catch on camera?

Textual Healing

A listener calls the show with a problem.

Mike models thermal underwear with his dog, who always looks embarrassed to be there.

A Robins Amongst the Pigeons

John reads aloud from his autobiography.

Chapter 11: Civvy Street. John has to adapt to life outside university. There is also chat about John's Mohican.

Winner Plays On

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

The pubs of Oxford (John) v Jimi Hendrix (Elis). Elis wins 2-0.

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