349 episodes

Join the UK's youngest and most relevant broadcasters Elis James and John Robins for your twice-weekly dose of big laughs and top quality #content. Hilarious, welcoming and unashamedly ashamed, let these two best friends keep you company every Tuesday and Friday.
Email: elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk
WhatsApp: 07974293022
#elisandjohn

Elis James and John Robins BBC Radio 5 Live

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 5.3K Ratings

Join the UK's youngest and most relevant broadcasters Elis James and John Robins for your twice-weekly dose of big laughs and top quality #content. Hilarious, welcoming and unashamedly ashamed, let these two best friends keep you company every Tuesday and Friday.
Email: elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk
WhatsApp: 07974293022
#elisandjohn

    #342 - Great Articles Going Unwritten, The Scottish Experience and Good & Long

    #342 - Great Articles Going Unwritten, The Scottish Experience and Good & Long

    The Euros are kicking off but Elis is sad. Because due to penalties, rather than being on the lash with the lads and girls of Swansea, Rhyl and Pontypridd, he’s in a studio in London. But that’s not to say he can’t have a ruddy good time with his less Welsh pals.
    And they get down to some right old fun. Producer Dave doesn’t have faith in a temporary sporting feature resurrection due to ‘topicality in a pre-recorded landscape’ and one third of the greatest beans on Earth (excluding Sean Bean) joins to solve a dilemma.
    What’s the means of contacting us with your great and good correspondence, chat and musings? Well it’s mailto:elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk of course. Or it’s WhatsApp on 07974 293 022 or whack it in a St Bernard’s barrel and send them on their way.

    • 57 min
    #341 - Calippolitical, Italia ’90 Games and Eating Bao Buns in Complete Silence

    #341 - Calippolitical, Italia ’90 Games and Eating Bao Buns in Complete Silence

    We’re heading towards quite frankly Australian levels of being rattled on today’s Made Up Game as another game format comes under the microscope of two players who simply want to be given the win.
    Elis is also distracted by the past - shock - and Producer Dave actually wants the boys to get *more* political?! A bold move given the ‘Secretary of State for Getting Ready For The Weekend’s’ role as de-politiciser in chief.
    Throw your stories and feature contributions our way at elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk. Or 07974 293 022 on WhatsApp if you’re living in the 23rd century.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #340 - Bog Body Ready, Long Haul Phaal and Nish Kumar

    #340 - Bog Body Ready, Long Haul Phaal and Nish Kumar

    Today’s show is a titanic showdown between two arch-nemeses. It’s Disraeli against Gladstone, it’s David versus Goliath, it’s The Rumble in the Jungle; it’s Elis James facing up to his footballing rival Nish Kumar. Sparks fly, scores are settled, and a listener’s dilemma is answered (sort of) in the process.
    It’s also an episode that seeks to teach as well as entertain. And if learning that we should be writing big messages on big melons isn’t enough education for you, we’re not sure what is. Plus, Britain’s youngest broadcasters lament the clothing choices of their fellow young people.
    Keep your scintillating messages of mad daddery, eating challenge crazies, and everything in between coming in to elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk or on WhatsApp on 07974 293 022

    • 59 min
    #339 - Crisp 147s, The Dave Farce and Miss Havisham's Warzone

    #339 - Crisp 147s, The Dave Farce and Miss Havisham's Warzone

    If you've ever seen the film Stepbrothers then the behaviour exhibited by man-children Ferrell and C. Reilly isn't so far removed from today's Made Up Game. A very simple premise is put through the wringer, testing Producer Dave to his limits.
    There's also accusations of inter-show ideas transfer, a goat chop half marathon and Elis is slap bang in his wheelhouse for these week's global Dave.
    If there's anything you want to contribute to the show then your options are as follows: elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk on email or 07974 293 022 on Whatsapp.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #338 - Task Masters, Blue Moon Peter and Beginner’s Luck: The Adrian Chiles Story

    #338 - Task Masters, Blue Moon Peter and Beginner’s Luck: The Adrian Chiles Story

    One of the great comedy gameshow performers is in the house as Taskmaster concludes. Whether that’s Robins, or one of his other competitors who came out on top, we’re not willing to spoil via an episode description.
    Dig deep and you’ll also hear some fascinating stats that really illuminate the psyche of Robins, what not to say to a horse person, and there’s an extraordinary exclusive about the Blue Peter garden.
    If you want to send anything to the boys then it’s elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk. We’re thoroughly replete with excellent LGC (Listener Generated Content) right now.

    • 55 min
    #337 - Project Balance, The State of Pitta Breads and Non-Sexual Condensation Writing

    #337 - Project Balance, The State of Pitta Breads and Non-Sexual Condensation Writing

    Elis and John embark on their 1,000 hours of political podcasting over the next 5 weeks, much to Producer Dave’s dismay. Which is quite an incredible aim given the short timescales at play here.
    But today’s show is of the unclothed variety as the boys chat being naked whilst John’s seen a film with more willies than the average cinema fare. Plus there are some bold assertions thrown around in the current operating house of this nation, the Petty Parliament.
    If you want to get in touch with the show with everything from your Mad Dads to general entertaining musings then fire it across to elisandjohn@bbc.co.uk. You can also WhatsApp on 07974 293 022. Save the number in your contacts and then message the show straight from the app.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5.3K Ratings

5.3K Ratings

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