With Car-Free Day on the horizon, join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they talk pollution with special returning guest John Corrigan of Corrigan Motors. Looking for a
82 Sex (With Jim Archer)
Improviser and director Jim Archer (The Petting Zoo, My Sister’s Dollhouse) joins Fact Up! co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to mark Sexual Health Week the only way they know how, by exploring the topic of sex from every position. Gue
Protesting low pay, long hours & extreme violence at the podcast, co-hosts Ian T Day & Shaun Lowthian have gone on strike. Refusing to reform his working practices, Chris Gau employs a couple of scabs to break the strike and keep Fact Up! running. Which side will give in first? Vote with your feet and Fact Up!
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Comedian Tessa Coates (The Debrief, Massive Dad, Elevenish) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to celebrate the Last Night of The Proms. One of the ‘four most good’ conductors in Russia, Yelena Romanov Andreyevich takes Ian through the conductor training process. Will Chris get a date? Grab your miniature British flags and Fact Up!
In celebration of Notting Hill Carnival, the Fact Up! co-hosts go on location Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to Kentish Town High Street to learn all about gentrification. Taking in the sights, sounds and tastes of the local coffee shops, bicycle repair and secular churches, will the boys make it back to the studio on time for the real business - collecting their chorizo pizza order? Grab a macchiato and Fact Up.
Improviser and comedian Freddie(The 838, The Petting Zoo) joins joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian to take a critical eye at the photographic arts. Expert photographer to babies, animals and the elderly Jerry Andrews shares his top tips on composition, colour and frame size. Say cheese and Fact Up!
Comedian Tamar Broadbent (Get Ugly, My Brother José) joins joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to celebrate the World Athletics Championships coming to London. Miss Milly has a philosophy for winning, and now you can too. Tie up your running spikes and Fact Up!
Improviser and actor Naomi Petersen (Sweet Fanny Adams, Drifters) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to talk festivals! The great British summer is full to the brim with festive celebrations, none more exciting that the Regional Annual National Festival of Wood. Director Cindy Strawberry pops in to reveal this year's highlights. Pack some wood in your backpack and Fact Up!
Improviser Alex Holland (The Cartel, The Petting Zoo) joins joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to blow the whistle on the podcast's unethical practices on National Whistleblowing Day. Professional whistleblower Reg Reg Kerr explains his tech issues to uncover any minor infractions, from fouls to handballs. Take a deep breath, blow your whistle and Fact Up!
Celebrated chimp actor Mr Jinx (episode 47) returns to Fact Up! following his trip to Motaba, Zaire and Cedar Creek, California. Co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian get the latest on his lovelife, his latest roles and the development of his cough. Get your jabs and Fact Up!
Fact Up!'s grizzly history threatens to catch up with co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian thanks to an impromptu visit from DTI Rex Lamki. Can Rex keep his focus away from the podcast studio's cracking technical set-up for long enough to join the evidence dots? Find out, fess up and Fact Up!
72 - Tennis (with Shamus Maxwell)
Improviser Shamus Maxwell (The Wilsons, The Infinite Fairytale Podcast) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. The boys have snared centre court seats and bump into legendary German-Irish-American tennis coach Wilhelm O'Shaughnessy for some top tennis tips. Serve up and Fact Up!
Comedian Clare Plested (The 838), joins hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to celebrate their birthdays! We hear from girl-in-a-birthday-cake to the stars, Birthday Girl Cake Surprise, get to the bottom of Shaun's loneliness and get altogether too excited. Unwrap this week's episode and Fact Up!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!