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Don’t know what to eat? Don’t know what to watch? Don’t know which toothpaste to choose? Davina McCall and Michael Douglas make the tough decisions easy for you. This podcast is like the TripAdvisor for your life. From iconic movies to the best mascara, let Davina and Michael guide you through what’s hot and what’s not. And when they need help making the cut, they call in on some of their friends to join them.

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Making The Cut with Davina McCall & Michael Douglas Davina McCall, Michael Douglas & Entale Studios

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 315 Ratings

Don’t know what to eat? Don’t know what to watch? Don’t know which toothpaste to choose? Davina McCall and Michael Douglas make the tough decisions easy for you. This podcast is like the TripAdvisor for your life. From iconic movies to the best mascara, let Davina and Michael guide you through what’s hot and what’s not. And when they need help making the cut, they call in on some of their friends to join them.

We are not paid or associated with anything that we review, these are only our opinions

    SERIES 4: Episode 14 - Crispbread, White House Farm, My Watch Strap, The Vivino, Neat

    SERIES 4: Episode 14 - Crispbread, White House Farm, My Watch Strap, The Vivino, Neat

    We hope you have an appetite because this week we’re dipping into some smooth humous, while we discuss a gripping TV series, chic Apple Watch straps and eco-friendly cleaning products. Plus, we’ll tell you about a cracking phone application to help you find the perfect wine to pair it with! Find us @makingthecutpodcast on instagram to send us your recommendations and for the best experience listen on the Entale app.


    06:58 - Peter’s Yard Sourdough Crispbread - https://www.petersyard.com/range/
    09:17 - Humous Extra - https://www.waitrose.com/ecom/products/sabra-houmous-extra/633760-653550-653551
    13:51 - White House Farm - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11110622/
    19:53 - My Watch Strap - https://mywatchstrap.co/
    24:41 - The Vivino - https://www.vivino.com/app
    32:46 - Neat - https://neatclean.com/
    43:25 - Minority Report - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0181689/
    47:02 - Crosta & Mollica - https://www.crostamollica.com/
    49:03 - KFC Walkers - https://www.tesco.com/groceries/en-GB/products/307750949
    51:07 - Ragnarok - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9251798/
    52:51 - West Cork - https://www.westcorkpodcast.com/
     
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    • 55 min
    SERIES 4: Episode 13 - We've Lost Dancing, Pizza Base, Azurina, How to Become a Tyrant, Boobuddy

    SERIES 4: Episode 13 - We've Lost Dancing, Pizza Base, Azurina, How to Become a Tyrant, Boobuddy

    This is our third attempt to record with our new equipment - but third time’s a charm! Today, we’re having our personalised pizzas, then grabbing our monogrammed clutches, to dance like crazy to Davina’s new favourite song. And, we’ve even got a special device to protect your boobs while you’re jumping around and busting a move. Find us @makingthecutpodcast on instagram to send us your recommendations and for the best experience listen on the Entale app.


    00:55 - How to Fail - https://howtofail.podbean.com/
    07:30 - We’ve Lost Dancing - https://open.spotify.com/track/1t0Jmqg1pKVBbxjQFZebeR?si=71f32f2d3b584756
    16:59 - Crosta & Mollica Piadina - https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/product/crosta-mollica-piadina-golden-durum-wheat-italian-flatbreads-x4-300g
    17:38 - Crosta & Mollica Ready to Top Pizza Base
    - https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/product/ProductDisplay?storeId=10151&productId=1294610&langId=44&istCompanyId=1e096408-041f-4238-994e-a7cf46bf9413&istFeedId=689af7a8-5842-4d88-be59-1ee5688a81b5&istItemId=ittriiaix&istBid=t&&cmpid=cpc&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=13046532402&utm_content=shopping&utm_term=%7bsku%7d&utm_custom1=120870523334&utm_custom2=759-449-0952&gclid=Cj0KCQjwub-HBhCyARIsAPctr7z5G19vQsNcXM2vshkYyJshNZ-TRS8ISsDJOW22zfRHyLLUUquGomMaAtciEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
    24:37 - Azurina - https://theazurinastore.com/
    31:09 - How to Become A Tyrant - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14832996/
    37:54 - Sophie - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14681732/
    39:26 - Boobuddy - https://theboobuddy.com/
    45:33 - Stretcher Run - https://justgiving.com/fundraising/stretcher-run
    47:54 - Plantin App - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.myplantin.app&hl=en&gl=US
     
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    • 51 min
    SERIES 4: Episode 12 - Sophie, Luca, Val, Redheads, Glastonbury, Daniel Bland, Real Dictators

    SERIES 4: Episode 12 - Sophie, Luca, Val, Redheads, Glastonbury, Daniel Bland, Real Dictators

    Hey there! This week we’re starting with several movie and TV recommendations. Then we chat about music, podcasts and decorating. Find us @makingthecutpodcast on instagram to send us your recommendations and for the best experience listen on the Entale app.


    01:06 - Good Vibrations - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1920945/
    04:04 - Sophie - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14681732/
    07:57 - Serial - https://serialpodcast.org/season-one
    09:27 - Luca - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12801262/
    17:34 - The Incredibles - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0317705/
    18:24 - Lego Batman - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4116284/
    19:00 - Polar Express - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0338348/
    19:45 - Val - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14731254/
    23:11 - Together - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14640242/
    23:47 - Sing Street - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3544112/
    24:19 - Inhaler - https://open.spotify.com/artist/6lyMYewq2SuTFIXgiv7OxH?si=1MTb2eDcSQeuzKKUDE8glw&dl_branch=1
    25:34 - Espensen Spirit - https://www.espensenspirit.com/
    27:38 - Grainger Market - https://newcastlegateshead.com/business-directory/shopping/grainger-market 
    27:55 - Redheads - https://redheadsmacncheese.co.uk/
    32:28 - Glastonbury - https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b007r6vx/glastonbury
    35:17 - Daniel Bland - https://www.instagram.com/bland_design/?hl=en
    39:00 - Real Dictators - https://www.noiser.com/realdictators
    44:37 - The Hitman’s Bodyguard - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1959563/
    45:31 - Walkers Max KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken Sharing Crisps - https://www.ocado.com/products/walkers-max-kfc-kentucky-fried-chicken-sharing-crisps-546988011?ds_rl=1290929&ds_rl=1291426&vreg&gclid=Cj0KCQjwxJqHBhC4ARIsAChq4aunGhZ1j0H1BtuwrpKwSaocPlCg0b0IiThMZidoU3fNLWmL6P7kvSsaAlBWEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
    46:04 - Let’s Talk to Mummy’s Tummy - https://www.helenlacey.co.uk/
     
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    • 50 min
    SERIES 4: Episode 11 - Good Vibrations, 24 Hour Party People, Waze, White Smile, Real Dictators, Last Chance U

    SERIES 4: Episode 11 - Good Vibrations, 24 Hour Party People, Waze, White Smile, Real Dictators, Last Chance U

    We’re very excited this week to have a third presenter! It’s someone we’ve spoken about a lot who has cracking recommendations…. With our surprise guest we’re talking documentaries, a navigation app, a great TikToker and a few fantastic movies. Don’t forget to vote for us in the British Podcast Awards here:https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote 


    Find us @makingthecutpodcast on instagram to send us your recommendations and for the best experience listen on the Entale app.


    02:05 - Jews Don’t Count by David Baddiel - https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Jews-Dont-Count-by-David-Baddiel-author/9780008399474
    04:39 - Dominos - https://www.dominos.co.uk/
    04:47 - Pizza Express - https://www.pizzaexpress.com/
    07:56 - Jamie Oliver - https://www.jamieoliver.com/
    09:10 - Together - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000x2lk
    13:03 - Split - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972582/
    13:38 - Last King of Scotland - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0455590/
    13:45 - Starter for 10 - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0477095/
    14:00 - James McAvoy on IMDB - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0564215/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm
    16:39 - Rise Design and Shine - https://www.risedesignandshine.com/
    20:27 - Jordan Peterson - https://www.instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson/
    24:34 - Feargal Sharkey - https://www.smoothradio.com/news/music/feargal-sharkey-age-siblings-wife-children-songs/
    25:30 - Good Vibrations - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1920945/
    29:51 - 24 Hour Party People - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0274309/
    32:45 - Shaun Ryder - https://open.spotify.com/artist/3ONSkkEnOSZVNogu98dvTY
    34:25 - Control - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0421082/
    36:06 - Waze - https://www.waze.com/en-GB/
    40:47 - The Hitcher - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0455960/
    41:15 - Curb Your Enthusiasm - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0264235/
    43:08 - White Smile TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@white.smile?lang=en
    46:37 - Viola App - https://www.pubglitepc.co/viola-app-ai-artist-cartoon-face-app-apk/
    49:13 - Real Dictators - https://www.noiser.com/realdictators
    52:27 - Philips Air Purifier - https://www.philips.co.uk/c-m-ho/air-purifier-and-air-humidifier
    55:10 - Last Chance U - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5863126/
    59:58 - Really Subscription - https://gb.readly.com/
    01:01:00 - Last Man on Earth - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3230454/
    01:01:33 - Bumboo - https://www.bumboo.eco/
    01:01:47 - Ted Lasso - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10986410/
    01:02:00 - Bio&Me Yoghurt - https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/product/all-yogurt/bio-me-gut-original-gut-loving-prebiotic-yoghurt-350g
    01:02:44 - Borrow My Doggy - https://www.borrowmydoggy.com/
    01:04:00 - Oral-B Pro2 - https://www.oralb.co.uk/en-gb/products/electric-toothbrushes/pro-2000-crossaction-rechargeable
    01:05:00 - Joe Rogan Podcast with Matthew Walker - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1WtITGcwwZYQZHVJGciMJp
    01:05:35 - Hungry with Grace Dent - https://www.waterstones.com/book/hungry/grace-dent/9780008333188
     
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    SERIES 4: Episode 10 - Syrup Sponge, Golden Retriever Experience, Oral B iO, James O'Brien, Bumboo

    SERIES 4: Episode 10 - Syrup Sponge, Golden Retriever Experience, Oral B iO, James O'Brien, Bumboo

    This week on Making the Cut we’re inviting you to curl up on the couch, illuminated by some flameless candles while you read an insightful book by radio presenter James O’Brien and indulge in a sponge pudding. There might even be a pack of Golden Retrievers lapping at your feet. We’ve also got you covered for when you need to nip off to the loo and then brush your teeth before bed. Find us @makingthecutpodcast on instagram to send us your recommendations and for the best experience listen on the Entale app.


    00:44 - Syrup Sponge Pudding - https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/product/sainsburys-syrup-sponge-puddings-2x110g
    6:12 - Salma Hayek - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salma_Hayek
    7:23 - Raspberry Sponge Pudding - https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/gol-ui/product/sainsburys-raspberry-jam-puddings-2x110g
    7:42 - The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8385148/
    8:21 - The Golden Retriever Experience - https://thegoldenretrieverexperience.com/
    17:41 - Flameless Candles - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mooncandles-Flameless-Candles-Remote-Control/dp/B0034Z958Q
    22:36 - Oral B iO - https://www.boots.com/oral-b/oralb-io-professional-cleaning?cm_mmc=bmm-buk-google-ppc-_-electrical_beauty-_-Oral-B+iO-_-UK_Generic_Oral+B_Exact&gclid=Cj0KCQjw2tCGBhCLARIsABJGmZ7XCgdzmgmXYRIzbWZMqYONcHjDu46K_y3fLKi9VNT-bH0UfzAQzmwaAq14EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
    29:37 - Princess Glitterhead Tik Tok- https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2021/06/17/princess-glitterhead-tiktok/
    33:56 - How Not To Be Wrong by James O’Brien - https://www.waterstones.com/book/how-not-to-be-wrong/james-obrien/9780753557716
    41:03 - Bumboo - https://www.bumboo.eco/
    44:24 - Time - https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p09fs2qh/time
    48:02 - Jules Jukebox - https://www.instagram.com/julesa_jukebox/?hl=en
    50:05 - Little Moons - https://littlemoons.com/
    50:44 - My Protein FlavDrops - https://www.myprotein.com/sports-nutrition/flavdrops/10530471.html
    52:12 - Postcrossing - https://www.postcrossing.com/
     
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    • 58 min
    SERIES 4: Episode 9 - The Kominsky Method, LIFX, Financial Times, Socks, Loki, Clackson's Farm

    SERIES 4: Episode 9 - The Kominsky Method, LIFX, Financial Times, Socks, Loki, Clackson's Farm

    Hey! This week on Making the Cut we’re covering TV shows, fun lights, magazine subscriptions and a load of other things! Find us @makingthecutpodcast on instagram to send us your recommendations and for the best experience listen on the Entale app.


    Here's everything we chatted about:07:17 - The Kominsky Method - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7255502/
    15:21 - LIFX - https://uk.lifx.com
    20:27 - Guy Berryman - https://www.instagram.com/guyberryman/?hl=en
    22:04 - How to Spend It - https://www.ft.com/htsi
    27:40 - Genevieve Sweeney - https://www.genevievesweeney.com/
    28:54 - Tom Hiddleston - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Hiddleston
    31:48 - Loki - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9140554/
    38:00 - Clarkson's Farm - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10541088/
    47:13 - Celeste Barber - https://www.instagram.com/celestebarber/?hl=en
    48:35 - Lucy and Yak - https://lucyandyak.com/
    52:57 - Mind Cafe Magazine - https://mindcafe.co/
    56:07 - Scott Brothers - https://www.scottbrothersbutchers.co.uk/
     
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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
315 Ratings

315 Ratings

Dankelly1 ,

Great listen

I really look forward to Davina and Michael’s weekly podcast. Really natural and honest reviews of all sorts!! Needed the hankies for the Disney chat x

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An ABSOLUTE NOT TO BE MISSED podcast

Guys if your not subscribed then are you mad? Brilliantly witty and informative mixed with hilarious and REAL!!!
Never miss an episode :)

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Love this podcast

Just love this podcast, so easy to listen to, loads(and I mean loads) of recommendations to the point to have to keep relistening to the episodes to make notes! Thank you

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