A 20-something year old phD student from Bristol finds out he's emigrating to America in five months time. There's just one problem. His partner is going to be unable to accompany him. Unless...
In the How Not To Get Married Podcast, a man known only as Damian attempts to go from engagement to matrimony in five months' time. Follow his real-life journey to find out what to do (and what not to do) when planning a wedding, and to see whether or not our protagonist can pull it off.
This is the How Not To Get Married Podcast: From Engagement To Matrimony In Five Months Or Less.
It's the final episode of the How Not to Get Married Podcast! Will Damian complete his mission of going from engagement to matrimony in just five months? Today, all is revealed.
Episode 7 of the How Not to Get Married Podcast comes at your face just seven days before the big day so, naturally, we're discussing the big issues in the form of speeches and the Miracle on 34th Street. Dive in!
Stag do & Venue
In Episode 6 of the How Not To Get Married Podcast, we reveal what went on during Damian's stag do. We then move on to discussing how to choose a wedding venue – and how to save money in the process.
Planning a stag do
In episode 5 of the How Not To Get Married Podcast, we turn our attention to what has to be one of the most important aspects of any lead-in to marriage: the stag do. Best man Francis Ruck talks through difficulties of planning a stag do in just two months and offers advice for those who have no budget for strippers.
Speech tips & Take Me Out
In episode 4 of the How Not To Get Married Podcast, we discuss the difficulties of playing songs with religious connotations during a non-religious ceremony. We then move on to speech tips for the best man and, of course, how to win the misogynistic ITV2 game show Take Me Out. The best man Francis, as is becoming customary, contributes material that some listeners will probably find offensive.
Asking permission & registration
In episode 3 of the How Not To Get Married Podcast, we discuss what can be a particularly tricky subject for the groom: asking permission for the bride's hand in marriage. Is it a dated practise? Should we still be doing it? Should millennials be telling elder generations how the world works? We also discuss what everyone's been dying to hear... the logistics of marriage. How do you actually go about it?