70 Fathers

70 Fathers

It's Father's Day and the Fact Up! co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian are celebrated with a visit from Ian's father. Struggling to come to terms with his wife's affair with Merman Prince of Atlantis Giovanni Oceani (episode 22), father Day has adopted a new identity and seeks bloody revenge on the Fact Up! studio.

69 Blood (With Lorna Shaw)

69 Blood (With Lorna Shaw)

Comedian Lorna Shaw (Newsjack, That Pair, My Brother Jose) joins Fact Up! hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian for National Blood Donor Day. Cleaner and part-time forensic scientist Kimberley Jessops talks to the team about getting those pesky blood stains out of a crime scene, dating tennis stars and creative cleaning uses for milk.

68 Democracy (With David Elms)

68 Democracy (With David Elms)

Comedian David Elms (Borderline, Mr Swallow) joins Fact Up! hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to get the lowdown on the upcoming General Election. Pollster Tapper Chunk reveals his unorthodox research methods and casts the deciding vote for Fact Up Leader. Put an X in the box and Fact Up!

67 Smoking

67 Smoking

Join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as Fact Up! celebrates World No Tobacco Day, with special guest from Scottish American Tobacco, Fraser McKenzie. There’s no smoke without fire, and no knowledge without Fact Up! Roll up and Fact Up!

66 Burgers

66 Burgers

It's National Burger Day, and never missing the chance to cash-in, the Fact Up! team are joined by burger magnate Frank Cantone to promote his new British franchise. Hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian discover what's on a burger, what's in the special sauce and what's the difference between a burger and a beef sandwich. Dig in and Fact Up!

65 Bicycles (With Kat Bond

65 Bicycles (With Kat Bond

Comic Kat Bond (That Pair, Call The Midwife) joins Fact Up! co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to explore the most ancient mode of transport - the bike. St Catherine the Martyr, Virgin, one-time grime artist and now bicycle repair woman explains the fundamentals of getting around on two wheels, explains her beef with Joan of Arc and uses her saintly powers to secure some positive Yelp reviews. Hop on and Fact Up!

 

64 Taxes (With Brian Jack)

Brian Jack (The Reckoning, Mad Men, Cougar Town, iO West) joins Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they rundown everything you need to know about filing that all important annual return. But when they receive a visit from international podcast taxman Leon Benevenstanciano the sums don’t add up. Will a web of money laundering intrigue or Leon's double life catch up with the podcast team first? Add up & Fact Up!

63 Walls (With Charlie Kemp)

63 Walls (With Charlie Kemp)

Actor Charlie Kemp (Emmerdale, Judge John Deed, The Cartel) joins Fact Up! to celebrate Cinco de Mayo the only way we know how - by wading into the sensitive topic of walls. Curator of Leicester's second most popular wall-based attraction the Museum of Walls.

62 Cartoons

62 Cartoons

Celebrated comic book creator and cartoonist Mick Spitz joins Fact Up! to talk about his most beloved creations: Lightman and Voidboy. It's not all about dubious politics and rippling muscles...well, actually it is. Sharpen your pencil and Fact Up!
 

61 Etiquette (with Gentlemen's Relish

61  Etiquette (with Gentlemen's Relish

It's St George's Day this week, and Fact Up! is celebrating by taking a look at that most English of traditions - ETIQUETTE, with special guests Michael and Richard of the Gentlemen's Relish podcast. We learn how to start a conversation, exchange gifts and what cutlery to use without making a complete idiot out of yourself. Put on your Sunday Best, mind your Ps & Qs, and Fact Up!

60 Eggs (with Alison Thea-Skot)

60 Eggs (with Alison Thea-Skot)

Actor & comic Alison Thea-Skot joins hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to celebrate Easter! And we all know what that means: bank holidays, chocolate and specifically eggs -which is exactly what their guest is.  Crack all things Easter and Fact Up!

59.5 Fact Up! Taster (with Matt Jones, Matthew Stevens & Freya Slipper

 59.5 Fact Up! Taster (with Matt Jones, Matthew Stevens & Freya Slipper

New to Fact Up! and wondering where to start? Check out these highlights of the best bits from our episodes on theatre (17), Christmas (45) and Hats (48), with guests Matt Jones (Breaking Bad), Matthew Stevens (Thunderbards, Do Not Adjust Your Stage) and Freya Slipper (The Free Association).

59 Humour

59 Humour

Just in time for April Fool’s Day this week finds our very own fools chatting with  1980’s stand-up comic Bob Dugnutt about all things HUMOUR. What makes a good joke? Are there topics in which comedy has no place? Will Bob re-connect wth his estranged children? Find out in this episode of Fact UP!

58 War

58 War

What is it good for? Find out in this week's Fact Up! Brigadier Charles Gorringe, celebrated veteran of a Korean War whips the team into shape with some expert military training (and burpies). Drop, give us 20 and Fact Up!

57 Aliens

57 Aliens

NASA astronaut Chase Danson (Episode 21) is back, alongside hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as Fact Up! goes extra-terrestrial for World Alien Abduction Day. Look to the stars and Fact Up!

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56 Colours (With Katharine Bennett-Fox)

56 Colours (With Katharine Bennett-Fox)

Actor Katharine Bennett-Fox joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian, as Fact Up! celebrates Holi - the festival of colours. B&Q intern Cassie Matthews talks colour charts, drill bits and drives a wedge through the core of the podcast team. Join us and Fact Up! @factupppod

55 Dinosaurs (With Liz Kingsman)

55 Dinosaurs (With Liz Kingsman)

Actor & comedian Liz Kingsman (C5’s Borderline, Massive Dad) is back as Fact Up! goes prehistoric. Join hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian for all the answers on Jurassic identity politics in the 21st century.  Check yourself before you T-Rex yourself, and Fact Up! @factuppod

54 Awards - Oscars Special (with Tim Grewcock)

54 Awards - Oscars Special (with Tim Grewcock)

Tim Grewcock (Do Not Adjust Your Stage, Murder In Successville, Ginger Line) joins hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to talk the awards season . Professional seat artiste Oliver Callamine chats De Niro, DeVoss and De Art of Seat Filling. Sit down and Fact Up! 

53 The Circus (with Max & Ivan)

53 The Circus (with Max & Ivan)

Sketch heroes Max Olesker & Ivan Gonzalez (aka Max & Ivan - W1A, The Casebook Of Max & Ivan) join hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian for all the fun of the circus! 

52 American Football - Superbowl Special

52 American Football - Superbowl Special

t's Superbowl season on Fact Up! Host comedians Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian interview New York Jets linebacker Juggalo Detreetum on dreams, accountancy and nicknames. He's 50% looks, 50% charm, 100% Juggalo. Touchdown and Fact Up!