Here's the episodes from the main podcast. There were also lots of bonus episodes, which have their own section!
- Broadcast date
- 13 Dec 2014
- Guitarist Requirements, A Mobile Speakeasy and Football Focus complaints
A huge interview this week with famous actor Elis James. But don't worry, we haven't gone all Hollywood - the boys have got the reliable old favourites Winner Plays On, Textual Healing, John's Memoirs, Teenage Fanclub and Femail of the Species too. Plus there's talk of early exits and storm-outs, the return of Quick Quiz, and a preview of the legendary Pret Christmas party. It'll be carnage!
- 6 Dec 2014
- Fake Excuses, McCartney News and some Special Toilets
A bumper podcast for you this week - so many belters! Elis confronts a harsh truth concerning his hero Paul McCartney, John regales us with stories of the working-class Bullingdon Club, and Producer Dave needs your help to skive off playing football. Plus a quickfire quiz, impressions of a funk legend and an extra special message for our youngest podcast devotee. Of course there's John's Memoirs, Winner Plays On and Teenage Fan Club too, and a producer league table in Femail of the Species.
- 29 Nov 2014
- Good Deeds Punished, The Unfair Sex and some bilingual Cerys Matthews fandom
Elis provides some live anglo-welsh translation this week, whislt John recounts his encounter with a homeless man and an act of selfish generosity. Plus some inappropriate information about Elis, and an update on the David Mellor saga. Don't worry, the regulars are here too - Winner Plays On, Textual Healing and John's Memoirs.
- 22 Nov 2014
- Dreams of Jermaine Jenas, John's Solo Date, Barry John and Elis' Housing Advice
Fancy some disgusting parenting advice? You've come to the right place. Elis and John are also keen to hear your tales of no-shows after John went to see a gig by himself (#solodate), whilst Elis has been busy wondering which celebrities listen to the show. All this plus Teenage Fanclub, John's Memoirs, Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and more impressions in Email of the Species.
- 15 Nov 2014
- Bad News for Mellor, Elis Naked, and Brand New Email of the Species
Yet another new feature for you this week with the arrival of the ingeniously-titled Email of the Species. John's Autobiography is back too, alongside a Band Name-based Teenage Fanclub, and the regulars Textual Healing and Winner Plays On. Plus this week the boys discussed family embarrassments, with some quite incredible stories coming in from (mainly naked) listeners.
- 8 Nov 2014
- Dragon Punches, Florentine Bites and Some Brand New Features
All change for the Elis James and John Robins re-brand! Well not quite, but the boys have got some great new features this week. Don't worry though, there's still your familiar Textual Healing and another tense round of Winner Plays On. Elis talks Welsh identity and John talks Freddie Mercury. You're right, nothing's changed.
- 1 Nov 2014
- A New Jingle, Parisian Catacombs and More Robinisms
A momentous podcast this week for you listener as John and Elis retired Sacred Cows with an absolute belter. The ultimate Sacred Cow indeed. The boys have also got more from Tony Blackburn, a great Winner Plays On, tales of queuing and Wotsits (separate tales), plus John wishes Elis happy birthday. And to top it all there's a brand new jingle - hold on to your hats!
- 25 Oct 2014
- A National Debate, An Astonishing Sacred Cow and Some Diwali Gifts
Brace yourself - Elis hits to the very heart of the nation with a debate on domesticity that is sure to make the leap to Newsnight soon. Elsewhere John deals with a self-appointed "legend" in Textual Healing, there's the regular battle of Winner Plays On, Tony Blackburn reveals his take on Celebrity, and Sacred Cow hits new levels of controversy. All this plus the boys wish you a Happy Diwali.
- 18 Oct 2014
- David Mellor, Meeting Strangers and the Temple Trap
Elis is back with tales of the ease of fatherhood and John is so happy to see him he's bouncing up and down in Cloud Anecdote. The two investigate your stories of meeting strangers, John met one of his lifelong heroes, and Elis saw David Mellor in the office. There's news from Producer Dave's birthday party, plus there's an absolutely huge Sacred Cow - brace yourself - alongside the usual Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and Tony Blackburn's Poptastic.
- 11 Oct 2014
- Greatest Hits Volume 1
There was no Elis this week for a very special reason - find out in the podcast - but there's no breaking up this dream duo so John popped in anyway to present some of the pair's best bits. Think of it as a Queen-style Greatest Hits. Here's Volume 1.
- 4 Oct 2014
- Cords v Chords, A Friendly Hairdresser and Some Hot Hot Soup
If you like hot soup, this is the podcast for you. The usual Sacred Cow, Textual Healing, Tony Blackburn's Poptastic and Winner Plays On this week, plus Elis' tale of an unfruitful search for groovy trousers.
- 27 Sep 2014
- Elis' New Car, Shark and Horse, A Trip to Dubai and Your Quarter Life Crises
This week Elis shows off both his new car and the incredible names of his friends, whilst John shows off a new purchase he's blamed on his quarter-life crisis. There's more crisis decisions from you, Elis performs some live PE, John renames a guitar legend, and there's the usual Textual Healing, Sacred Cow, Winner Plays On and a particularly saucy extract from Tony Blackburn's autobiography.
- 20 Sep 2014
- Male Grooming, Euphemisms, Made-Up Welsh Towns and a Penchant For Eedjits
A vain podcast this week obsessed with image - Elis and John are talking haircuts and male grooming, and yes that does involve Gentlemen's Agreements. There's also a classic rock Sacred Cow, a potentially embarrassing Textual Healing and the usual Winner Plays On and reading from Tony Blackburn's Poptastic.
- 13 Sep 2014
- Elis' Emotional Triggers, Fancy Dress Advice and A Welsh Male Voice Choir
Inspired by a trip to Portmeirion, this week Elis and John wanted to hear about your visits to landmarks from albums, films or TV shows. Plus there's exciting news of Elis' invite to a film premiere, and John's new teetotal lifestyle. Of course there's the usual Sacred Cow, Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and a reading from Tony Blackburn's Poptastic.
- 6 Sep 2014
- Instigating Cross-Weekend Beef, Stressed Eric, Angry Wasps and some Personal Postcards
Up the revolution! This week Elis and John want to hear your proposals for new laws and punishments, and you don't disappoint. The boys have got the usual Sacred Cow, Winner Plays On, Tony Blackburn and an accent-based Textual Healing, plus there's news of John's posh Chinese dinner, a listener on the Mongolian Step, and a visit to the National Portrait Gallery.
- 30 Aug 2014
- John's Apocalypse, Snoop Dog Wee Inspection and Elis' Swansea City Daydream
A celebrity special this week - well, stories of your dreams involving celebrities. That's the same. John and Elis are reunited and discuss John's apocalyptic desires, Slovakian chess matches and plenty of idioms. There's the usual Sacred Cow, Winner Plays On, Tony Blackburn's Poptastic and Textual Healing, plus another attempt at impersonating Producer Dave.
- 23 Aug 2014
- John's Shandy Trick, A Yoyota Taris and the Elis James and John Robins Drinking Game
Welcome along friends, they're settling into Saturday and it's sounding oh so fine. More mirth from Elis and John this week as they heard about your minor injustices, and John revealed a critic-based injustice from last night's gig. Plus Sacred Cow, Textual Healing, Winner Plays On and an incredible revisit to Tony Blackburn's autobiography.
- 16 Aug 2014
- Nicknames, Anecdotes, and A Rio Endorsement - The First Saturday Show
All change! The first Elis and John show to come to you from their new home on Saturday mornings - and it's a belter. There's the usual Sacred Cow - and it gets rather heated this week - a Textual Healing, Winner Plays On, plenty of your emails, a brand new game, and Elis tells some anecdotes. Don't say you weren't prepared.
- 10 Aug 2014
- Pogs, A Big Announcement, The Darkness of Robins and Tin Foil Dave
They're back, this week in a strange new world/studio. Elis and John have got a big announcement this week, but before that there's the usual fun and games. They've got a big-haired Sacred Cow, another Winner Plays On and tales of your addictions (excluding the Big Four). Plus a follicle-themed Textual Healing, and John's countdown of the most addictive iPhone games.
- 3 Aug 2014
- An Anecdote and Punchline, Vandalism Stories and Queen Karaoke
It's the 25th podcast! They've made it! An incredible anecdote from Elis this week, plus your tales of vandalism and graffitti since John's at the Edinburgh festival and his posters have fallen victim to some youth crime. There's the usual Sacred Cow, an amazing Textual Healing concerning ninja flatmates, Winner Plays On and more from Tony Blackburn - this week his sexual awakening.