122 History

122 History

Join Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to run through the annals of all recorded events. Historian Gustav Helmst is attempting to write the entirety of human history from memory. He drops by the studio to fill in some gaps.

121 Mysteries

121 Mysteries

Join Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they delve into that most mercurial of topics: mysteries. Mystic Haley Plugg is routinely entered by spirits, but what happens when they enter the studio?

120 Breakfast (With Greg Hess)

120 Breakfast (With Greg Hess)

Improviser Greg Hess (Cook County Social Club, Improvised Shakespeare Company) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian for a spot of breakfast. Sentient frittata Percy Lamont drops in to deliver some scathing commentary on proceedings.

119 Luck

119 Luck

Join Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they hope for the best on the topic of luck. The world’s unluckiest man, Xavier Bottomsworth, drops into the studio for some respite.

118 Football - World Cup Special (with Shivani Thussu)

118 Football - World Cup Special (with Shivani Thussu)

Improviser Shivani Thussu (The 838) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to assess the runners and riders in this year’s World Cup in Russia. Resident expert in Kicking and Ball Studies at the University of Cumbria, Professor Sylvia Dichirico, explains the game in terms only she can understand.

117 Volunteering (With Graham Dickson)

117 Volunteering (With Graham Dickson)

Guest improviser and character comedian Graham Dickson (Austentatious, The Free Association, The Narcissist) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they drum up some support for National Volunteering Week.

116 Liberty

116 Liberty

Join Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they delve into the power of this week’s topic:  Vigilante superhero, lover of justice and all-round pervert, Captain Liberty talks through the best of his beat in Kentish Town.

115 Sandwiches

115 Sandwiches

Join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they take a bite out of the delicious topic of sandwiches. Owner and proprietor of Spanelli’s Fun Lovin’ Deli: The Original Authentic Italian Deli Experience in the Lower East Side of Manhattan…

114 Pirates

114 Pirates

With co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian otherwise engaged, sutdiomates Effect Up FM stage a pirate radio takeover of the podcast. Join Boss Man C, MC Moss Boi and DJ Medium as they explore the topic of pirates, almost exclusively through the medium of Snow’s Informer!

113 Marsupials

113 Marsupials

G’Day! Join Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they delve into the pouch of this week’s topic: Marsupials. Australian animal expert Tim Growler displays his menagerie of tropical beasts on his podcast tour to promote his 3-times daily 2-hour lectures.
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112 Running

112 Running

Join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they sprint full-pace into this weeks topic: running. Pole-To-Pole runner Gaston Buttress has many sponsors and even more things he’s running from.

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111 Carpentry

111 Carpentry

oin co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian as they assemble the armoire of knowledge in this episode on carpentry. Friend and sponsor of the podcast John Corrigan of Corrigan Motors exercises his generous appearance rights. He runs through the latest offers down on Lewisham High Street…

110 Siblings (with Freddie Stirling)

 110 Siblings (with Freddie Stirling)

Improviser Freddie Stirling (The Petting Zoo, The 838) joins Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian to work out some sibling rivalry. Angela Braithwaite has been betrayed by her brothers and sisters. She tells all in her multiple books, available in all good ebook stores...

109 The Commonwealth

109 The Commonwealth

Join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian as they celebrate the Commonwealth Games, with a man that truly captures the entire Commonwealth, Gord McDougal-Pinder-Forsythe. Computer’s new upgrade - a terrifying God machine that should under no circumstances be under Fact Up’s control

87 Houses (With Matthew Stevens) [Rebroadcast]

87 Houses (With Matthew Stevens)  [Rebroadcast]

A rebroadcast of a classic Fact Up! Episode. Normal service will resume next week.

Improviser and writer Matthew Stevens (Do Not Adjust Your Stage, Thunderbards, Scrambled) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian to survey the blueprints for the topic of housing. Freestyle architect and Pulitzer Prize winner Clancy Timber Jr reveals his methods for perfect building design

51 China (with Jonathan Broke) [Rebroadcast]

51 China (with Jonathan Broke) [Rebroadcast]

A rebroadcast of a classic Fact Up! Episode. Normal service will resume in 2 weeks

Actor Jonathan Broke (The Wilsons) joins co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian as they celebrate Chinese New Year. Norfolk's foremost Sino-expert Bert Beaumann sets out the facts on the world's emerging superpower and we bring in the year of the Rooster with a rundown of Bert's favourite ducks. Crack out the fireworks, and Fact Up! 

108 Jungles

108 Jungles

Join Fact Up! co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau & Shaun Lowthian for a journey into the heart of the jungle with their special guest - a grizzly bear. The Griz regales the boys with tales of the wild, tails of the wild and a few catchy tunes.

107 Brains

107 Brains

Join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian as they delve into the deepest caverns of the human mind. Experimental brain surgeon Gabriel Balm bends the rules of human nature and medical ethics to explain how a brain works.

 

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106 Vegetarianism (With Kerry Gilbert & Scott Oswald)

106 Vegetarianism (With Kerry Gilbert & Scott Oswald)

Improvisers Kerry Gilbert (My Brother José) and Scott Oswald (National Youth Theatre Rep Company) join co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian as Alan X and Megan X of the Vegetable Liberation Front...

105 Vikings (with Sunil Patel)

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Comedian, writer and actor Sunil Patel (Borderline) joins Fact Up co-hosts Ian T Day, Chris Gau and Shaun Lowthian as they study our Nordic ancestors, the Vikings! Guest Viking representative Anders Horn reveals what happens at a Viking funeral, how many longbows you need for a successful invasion, and how much it costs to put a logo on a bulk order of ring binders.

 

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