49 episodes

There’s a lot of fear and uncertainty in the world right now, so Sideman’s got just the distraction you need. He’s a presenter and a comedian, but he’s also a fellow ‘isolatee’. Like you, he’s in lockdown – and like you, he’s doing what he can to stop himself from climbing the walls (or if he is climbing the walls, he’s turning it into a wall-climbing game where the winner gets an extra 30 minutes on the walls at the end of the day).

He’s been stockpiling new hobbies and interests, including “napping” and “randomly shouting” (well, it is still early days) and he’s scouring social media so that you don’t have to. His biggest discovery so far is that annoying people have wifi too.

His brain is constantly on the go, and he’s tired of sharing his thoughts with his mirror and his mum (when she accepts his FaceTime). So instead, he’s going to vomit his mind into these daily podcasts, covering everything from bizarre news reports to memes to conspiracy theories.

So come and explore Sideman’s mental cavern of catastrophe from the comfort of your own home… and let’s avoid being bored together.

Mandemic BBC Radio 1Xtra

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 44 Ratings

There’s a lot of fear and uncertainty in the world right now, so Sideman’s got just the distraction you need. He’s a presenter and a comedian, but he’s also a fellow ‘isolatee’. Like you, he’s in lockdown – and like you, he’s doing what he can to stop himself from climbing the walls (or if he is climbing the walls, he’s turning it into a wall-climbing game where the winner gets an extra 30 minutes on the walls at the end of the day).

He’s been stockpiling new hobbies and interests, including “napping” and “randomly shouting” (well, it is still early days) and he’s scouring social media so that you don’t have to. His biggest discovery so far is that annoying people have wifi too.

His brain is constantly on the go, and he’s tired of sharing his thoughts with his mirror and his mum (when she accepts his FaceTime). So instead, he’s going to vomit his mind into these daily podcasts, covering everything from bizarre news reports to memes to conspiracy theories.

So come and explore Sideman’s mental cavern of catastrophe from the comfort of your own home… and let’s avoid being bored together.

    Lady Leshurr wraps up Mandemic

    Lady Leshurr wraps up Mandemic

    It’s the final Mandemic podcast, so Sideman’s got Lady Leshurr to wrap things up. They’re chatting Masterchef, dirty mouths and staying indoors whether there’s a lockdown or not.

    • 16 min
    From LA to London Hughes

    From LA to London Hughes

    Comedian London Hughes tells Sideman about Pandemic FOMO and her sunshine lockdown in LA – and she reveals why she misses a certain type of crisps more than her entire family.

    • 15 min
    Rizzle Kicks and Rice Krispies

    Rizzle Kicks and Rice Krispies

    Rizzle Kicks’ Jordan Stephens wants to give his teenage self a flapjack and a hug. Meanwhile, Sideman’s busy saying no thanks to Rice Krispies.

    • 15 min
    Ella Eyre, Sideman and the missing Chinese takeaway

    Ella Eyre, Sideman and the missing Chinese takeaway

    Ella won't take a pandemic as an excuse for delivery drivers not being able to find her. She also tells Sideman about not being able to play live music, anxiety and people who drummed on her for a trip to the seaside.

    • 15 min
    Amber Rose Gill talks to Sideman

    Amber Rose Gill talks to Sideman

    Love Island winner Amber Rose Gill has had a mixed lockdown – she’s got her life organised and learned to make soup but she’s badly missed being able to sit in a restaurant. Here, she talks with Sideman about the Pandemic Police, becoming a gamer and speaking out over Black Lives Matter.

    • 17 min
    Kitten crisis

    Kitten crisis

    Sideman is excited about restaurants reopening, no more dirty dishes! And there’s a kitten crisis coming, which doesn’t sound that scary… unless you’re Sideman and cats hate you.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

shellr1 ,

Brilliant

The only reason I don’t want lockdown to end. Hilarious every time.

jaymarimitch ,

So good

So funny, wish the episodes were longer but such a light hearted podcast! Amazing.

8kenya8 ,

Absolutely Amazing

I love this podcast, it makes me laugh and I am actually listening to it while writing this. This is probably the funniest podcast ever.

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