Here's the episodes from the main podcast. There were also lots of bonus episodes, which have their own section!
- Broadcast date
- 2 May 2015
- Live Email Analysis, Blind Loyalty, Birthday Refusal & Elis' Stilton Legs
Welcome back. Elis and John heard about your devotion and loyalty to bands, sports teams and events this week, before doling out fashion advice - blue is in this summer - and BROADCASTING LIVE EMAIL ANALYSIS. Alongside John preparing the guestlist (and wifi) for his birthday, there's Textual Healing, A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Winner Plays On and Email of the Species.
- 25 Apr 2015
- The Coleslaw Episode
Two things to tell you this week team. Number 1 - get ready, brace yourself. Producer Dave is back! It's The Dream Team. Robins, James, and post-honeymoon Dave. Number 2 - sure there's all the regular features (a tense low-scoring Winner Plays On, more A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Textual Healing, a bumper double edition of Email of the Species), but mainly this week it's all about coleslaw. You'll see.
- 18 Apr 2015
- Mac Hell, Fashion Disasters & A Wet Little Georgie Ezra
Well done to John this week as he soldiered through a catastrophic Mac failure to make it into the studio. He joined Elis to mock Producer Vin's fashion faux pas, and to remind you all how to make 999 emergency calls. All this plus Textual Healing, A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Winner Plays On and Email Of The Species.
- 11 Apr 2015
- Robins Alone, Elis Sings & Your Partners' Secrets
Elis and John are back and this week they've got secrets - your partners' secrets. Plus there's the welcome return of Bill/Billy inTextual Healing, another round of Winner Plays On, Chapter 22 of A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, some incredible Harold Bishop-based Email news, and much more.
- 4 Apr 2015
- The Freddie Mercury Documentary, Protein Shakes and a Damaged Reindeer Head
After John watched the same Freddie Mercury documentary for at least the tenth time, the boys ask what you have done more times than you care to a admit. Also Winner Plays On gets very tense.
- 28 Mar 2015
- Elis' Two Jumpers in Barcelona, Ill Elis, Elis Excluded. It's an Elis-Fest.
It's all Elis this week. He made it to the studio despite debilitating illness, and John cheered him up by forgetting to include him in a fantasy comedy festival line-up. Alongside your own tales of being left out, we also heard about Elis skiing, Elis in Barcelona and Elis reaching puberty. Plus Winner Plays On, Email Of The Species, Textual Healing, and the conclusion of the double-cliffhanger A Robins Amongst The Pigeons.
- 21 Mar 2015
- Lightweight Elis, A Venn Diagram and More 50ps Than You Can Possibly Imagine
Well they came close, but the boys couldn't quite win at the Chortle Awards. Actually, that's not strictly true, as John will explain. Regardless, pints were drunk, rum was quaffed, and Elis was recorded inebriated in a taxi. Plus Elis and John have got a special Email of the Species for you, alongside more A Robins Amongst The Pigeons and of course Winner Plays On.
- 14 Mar 2015
- Fake Welsh Serial Killers, Carving Tips And All The Internet's Memes
You've hit the jackpot dear listener. It's time for more Elis and John. This week they wanted to hear which adult tasks you're unable to perform (get your mind out of the gutter), whilst John had news of topical internet trends and Elis kept us abreast of BBC Wales. All this plus more A Robins Amongst The Pigeons and Email Of The Species
- 7 Mar 2015
- John's King Prawn Crisps, Elis' Best Friend and Things You've Found
Yesterday John could not resist the temptation of a pack of King Prawn Crisps and now he must pay the ultimate price. John also met Elis's best friend that Elis himself has not yet met. As well as this, the boys ask what the best things you've found are, as well as Winner Plays On and a bumper edition of Email of the Species.
- 28 Feb 2015
- Pointless Superpowers, John's Deadly Dream and Mark Watson
On this week's podcast, Elis and John share their pointless superpowers including burning stubborn fat and reverse parking. They also have a chat with comedian Mark Watson during his 27 hour marathon show for Comic Relief.
- 21 Feb 2015
- Songs that rhyme with Radiohead, Email, and John's Dark Crystal Look
This week saw the start of John's diet, in order to rid himself of a "repulsive belly", so the boys wanted to hear about your odd body parts too. They also went all Tomorrow's World with a look at futuristic life-changer "e-mail" (it means Electronic Mail). All this plus an absolute belter of an A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Winner Plays On and Textual Healing.
- 14 Feb 2015
- Tips for Banksy, Patron Saints and a Valentine's Day Problem
Yet another classic from Elis and John this week, although we must apologise for Elis' lack of manners. You'll see why. This week John got to grips with Charles Dickens' favourite pub, Elis nearly swore, and Producer Dave vocalized his thoughts on Tuna & Sweetcorn. All this plus chapter 14 of A Robins Amongst The Pigeons, Email of the Species, Winner Plays On and Textual Healing.
- 7 Feb 2015
- Nices and Niggles, Embarrassing Partners and Feeling Old
On this week's podcast, Elis and John tell what they like and what they are less fond of about each other. Also discussed is your stories about your embarrassing partners and a debate about whether you can say things make you feel old, even if you were too young to remember them at the time.
- 31 Jan 2015
- John's Camp Noises, Wrong Numbers and Elis' Louise Wener Obsession
This week Elis and John asked for your tales of sending texts and emails to the wrong people, and you did not disappoint. Elis also reveled in his love for Lousie Wener and the 90s, whilst John explained Radio Wales. There's Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and more A Robins Amongst The Pigeons too.
- 24 Jan 2015
- The 90s, an unexpected proposition from Producer Dave, and Elis goes mad
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.
- 17 Jan 2015
- Ronnie O'Sullivan, Cringey Words and Farthing-Related Anger
Elis and John have an absolute belter this week. John has been to see his hero Ronnie O'Sullivan this week and he tells all about "the best day of his life". Elis gets annoyed about words that make him cringe, leading to the banning of certain words from the English Language and finally John gets angry about something that happened many a moon ago on the show. If you'd like to see the tumblr of A Robins Amongst the Pigeons then the website is http://arobinsamongstthepigeons.tumblr.com/.
- 10 Jan 2015
- Organised Fun, Skittle Confusion and the perfect pub crawl
John's military precision to detail takes over his Oxford-based pub crawl, Elis gets in a right kerfuffle over this week's Tie-Breaker during Winner Plays On, and the boys tackle another problem in Textual Healing.
- 3 Jan 2015
- French Idiots, Side-stage at Queen, Oxford University and Elis' Picks for 2015
Welcome to 2015 and the all-new Elis James and John Robins show! Well, it's not really that new. It's pretty much the same. But that's a good thing, right? Anyway this week Elis and John returned from their Christmas (Cringle) breaks with tales of opening for Queen's New Year's Eve gig, a dad defending his son with an umbrella, and a problem regarding cats. Plus there's Winner Plays On, Teenage Fanclub, and chapter 8 of John's Autobiography.
- 27 Dec 2014
- Greatest Hits Vol II - Christmas Crackers
A special episode this week as John and Elis look back at some of their best bits for Christmas. Don't fret, there's plenty of new material too (new-age riffing, you might say) plus a look back at some iconic moments of Textual Healing, Tony Blackburn and Teenage Fanclub, alongside a few classic instances of Bin/Lounge-Gate and the duo's top-notch impressions. And don't miss Producer Dave's incredible tactical awareness.
- 20 Dec 2014
- Mascara, Mount Rushmore, Oysters and Prophecy
Elis and John are on top form this week as John unveils some incredible career news. Elis on the other hand has yet another Mellor update, and the boys thoroughly analyse John's outfit. Plus there's Textual Healing, a quite incredible Winner Plays On, the return of Dad Diaries and of course John's Memoirs.