Here's the episodes from the main podcast. There were also lots of bonus episodes, which have their own section!
- Broadcast date
- 26 Sep 2015
- The First Radio X Podcast!
All change! All change! Welcome to the Elis James and John Robins on Radio X podcast, and you certainly are very welcome. There are laughs, puns, badinage, and discussions about the caffeine levels in green tea. But don't fear podcast devotees, all the old features are still here - Email Of The Species, Winner Plays On and Humble Brag Of The Week. On top of this, Elis and John discussed wrong languages this week, as well as the obligatory examination of the Welsh language.
- 12 Sep 2015
- Festival Amendments
Top announcements on this week's podcast, but don't fear, it's good news. John gave Elis advice on motorway diversions, Elis nearly became too patriotic to broadcast, and the boys took your thoughts on what should be banned from festivals. All that plus the usual Textual Healing, Winner Plays On, Email Of The Species and Humble Brag Of The Week.
- 5 Sep 2015
- Bin-Gate: The Second Coming
Elis and John are reunited this week, John returning from Edinburgh and Elis from watching Wales away in Cyprus - expect stories of larging it, and going viral. The boys take on another bin-based debate (moving from lounges to outdoors), and there's the usual Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and Humble Brag Of The Week.
- 29 Aug 2015
- Apocalypse Companions and Varying Accents
It's John's final week in Glasgow Business Park for the year, and as ever he's in an apocalyptic mindset. The boys talk Apocalypse Companions, Elis relives his experience camping at Green Man Festival, and Producer Dave reveals a new look. All this plus Humble Brag Of The Week, Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and Email Of The Species.
- 22 Aug 2015
- The Ethical Code Of A Freemason
More tales from John's gigs in Edinburgh this week, plus Elis' struggles with social interactions, and tales of Producer Dave hobnobbing with celebrities. And of course, there's Email Of The Species, Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and Humble Brag Of The Week.
- 15 Aug 2015
- Stereotypes, Race Horses & Avocados
Once again John was broadcasting from Scotland, this week with stories of Tasting The Vibe, whilst Elis rated ales in London. Winner Plays On, Textual Healing, Email Of The Species, Humble Brag Of The Week all here as usual, plus the boys name a racehorse.
- 8 Aug 2015
- England Wins The Ashes & A Man Celebrates Alone In Glasgow Business Park
John was in Scotland this week as he embarked on his run at the Edinburgh Festival. Elis meanwhile was in London, doing fitness workouts in his living room and hiding from David Mellor. But don't worry, the duo still delivered as normal - Winner Plays On, Humble Brag Of The Week and Email Of The Species returned as usual.
- 1 Aug 2015
- For The Real Fans & A Cider Prediction
Excuses you've given for skiving off this week, plus Elis & John appear in a newspaper article about comedian couples (not with each other). John's off to Edinburgh next week, so Elis says his goodbyes, and we've got the usual Textual Healing, Winner Plays On, Email Of The Species and Humble Brag Of The Week. And on top of all this, be prepared for the return of Mellor.
- 25 Jul 2015
- Un-inventions, Pashmina Survivors & Then Liam Neeson For A While
Welcome back legends. Following the successful first night of A Robins Amongst The Pigeons Live the boys have got some stories to tell (NOTE: involves Jägerbombs), plus John gives popular website Facebook both barrels, and Elis states the case for 1940s Welsh Trade Unionist Arthur Horner. All this plus Winner Plays On, Textual Healing, Email Of The Species and of course Humble Brag Of The Week.
- 18 Jul 2015
- Silly Fears, The Rum Arena & I Like To Large It Large It
After Elis was scared by a TV witch from the past the boys heard about your silly fears. John revealed a guilty moment of not keeping it session, Elis composed a new song, and all the usual stuff is here too - Textual Healing, Winner Plays On, Humble Brag Of The Week and Email Of The Species. Listen, enjoy, and don't be an idiot.
- 11 Jul 2015
- I Can't Believe You Haven't Done It
John and Elis coin a new catchprase this week. Sort of. Plus there's absolutely loads of your stories of being told off by celebrities, alongside the usual Winner Plays On, Email Of The Species, and an incredible Humble Brag Of The Week.
- 4 Jul 2015
- The Man From Del Monte's Relatives, Kanye Told Off & A Confundus Charm
As you may have expected following Glastonbury, John was all set to tell off Kanye West this week. The boys also compliment Producer Dave's summer style, and Elis reconsidered his attitude to Harry Potter. All this plus Textual Healing, Winner Plays On, Email Of The Species and Humble Brag Of The Week.
- 27 Jun 2015
- Inventing Booty Shaking, Meeting Stephen Street & Impersonating Prince Phillip
This week stories of Elis' drunk Blur experience, with added water, and John's first TV appearance as a child actor in the 90s. Plus Winner Plays On, Humble Brag Of The Week, Textual Healing and Email Of The Species
- 20 Jun 2015
- Dead Relatives, Hannibal & Weightlifting
Elis may have been a little late this week but he didn't sleep through the whole show, and that's a positive. Alongside your tales of sleeping through things, we heard about John's similarities with Hannibal Lecter, discussed sneezing techniques and referenced 9/11 more than would be expected.
- 13 Jun 2015
- Best Days, Humblebrags & A Cracker Actor
John and Elis had their best days ever this week, with John drinking ale and watching cricket, and Elis watching Wales beat Belgium 1-0. There's also news of John at the Southbank Awards, Elis' feeling sad, and a brand new feature, complete with bespoke jingle, in the form of Humble Brag Of The Week. Plus Winner Plays On, Textual Healing and Email Of The Species.
- 6 Jun 2015
- Audible Kissing & A Robins Spreads It's Wings
This episode comes with a warning - Please be advised that this Podcast contains Elis James and John Robins acting out how to kiss on the radio. Unsurprisingly its quite unsettling. Other than that though, we discuss how to structure an anecdote correctly. John is slightly peeved by losing out on 10's of thousands of retweets, and the team advise boiling water to sterilize it before putting it in a water pistol.
- 30 May 2015
- Dicing With Dave & Alcoholic Sherlock Holmes
We've got it all this week - debates on language, daytime radio topics, a Philip Larkin poem, logo chat, and some disturbing news about Screech from Saved By The Bell. Plus A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Winner Plays On, Textual Healing and Email of the Species.
- 23 May 2015
- Things That Used To Be Posh, Armpit Hair & Middle Eastern Policy
This week Elis showcased his class-transgressing skills by asking you to name things that used to be posh but aren't anymore. And, in between riffs, John discussed the armpit hair of Team Elis & John. There were also notes on Middle Eastern Policy, the return of David Mellor, and the usual Textual Healing, A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Email of the Species and Winner Plays On.
- 16 May 2015
- Pizza Express Conspiracies, Lost Dog & Royal Blood's Mums
John believes that Pizza Express Romana Pizzas use the same amount of dough as the classic base pizzas, therefore the extra charge is not justified. So the boys asked for your conspiracy theories. Also in Textual Healing, Elis and John try to help find a lost dog.
- 9 May 2015
- Hungover Elis, Public Tellings Off & Mark Lawrenson Swearing
What a week. Post-election, post-Super Furry Animals, post-Robins' birthday. All this was discussed by James and Robins, though perhaps more coherently by John. Elis was rather hungover. We also wanted to hear about when you've been told off in public, and, as ever, there's more Winner Plays On, Textual Healing, Email of the Species and a special chapter of A Robins Amongst The Pigeons.