Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Advent Podcasts Day 23: Dara O'Briain

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At the Nine Lessons and Carols shows, Robin Ince joked that they were his "folly". And these Advent Podcasts, another joint venture between Robin and us, could easily have been this blogger's folly. 24 podcasts? One for every day? Edited and uploaded while simultaneously working on producing the Jan/Feb issue of New Humanist? Surely it wasn't possible? Or was it?

Yes it was - we opened with Stephen Fry, and since then contributors have included Dave Gorman, Alexei Sayle, Eddie Izzard, Ricky Gervais and many more. And now we're on to the final two - I'm giving you one today, and the final Christmas Eve edition, from a certain Professor Richard Dawkins, is sitting on my desk recorded, edited, saved to a memory stick and ready for upload tomorrow.

Today we're delighted to give you comedian Dara O'Briain, talking to Robin Ince. They were recording backstage at the Hammersmith Apollo during Sunday's Nine Lessons, and you'll notice they're rudely interrupted by Ricky Gervais:

You can also download the file for your MP3 players, and catch up on all the podcasts here. We're sure you won't want to miss out on Dawkins tomorrow, so make sure you do one of the following:
[Podcast music by Andrea Rocca]


Anonymous said...

Thank you, Robin and Paul, for the podcasts. It's always heartening to find an additional depth to those who entertain you normally. Quite comforting really. Thanks for the efforts!

mh said...

These are so great but I CAN'T download them, even the download link just sends me to media player. Why is this? I want to save them to my laptop!

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