72 episodes

Bee-keeping and a good old catch up, as Jane Horrocks calls up her friend Esther Coles; actress, writer and bee-keeper, to have a weekly chat checking in on Esther's bees as well as each other. Sometimes they might even allow a guest to join the fun!
Follow the pod on Instagram @queenbeespod for more pictures and videos from the hive.

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Queen Bees with Jane Horrocks and Esther Coles Queen Bees (HT Pods)

    • Leisure
    • 4.5 • 102 Ratings

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Bee-keeping and a good old catch up, as Jane Horrocks calls up her friend Esther Coles; actress, writer and bee-keeper, to have a weekly chat checking in on Esther's bees as well as each other. Sometimes they might even allow a guest to join the fun!
Follow the pod on Instagram @queenbeespod for more pictures and videos from the hive.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Christmas with Paul Tonkinson

    Christmas with Paul Tonkinson

    Join Esther for a christmassy last episode of the series as she welcomes friend Paul Tonkinson - writer, comedian and host of podcast 'Running Commentary' to make candles, gingerbread and have a good old gossip. Perfect for listening to while wrapping your presents! Merry Christmas to all our listeners.
    Queen Bees is a Hat Trick Podcast.
    This week's episode edited by Diggory Waite, Produced by Claire Broughton
    See pictures from the records @queenbeespod on instagram

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    • 28 min
    Anabel Kindersley from Neal's Yard

    Anabel Kindersley from Neal's Yard

    Esther's delighted to have a chat this week with Anabel Kindersley co-owner of natural and organic health and beauty brand Neal's Yard Remedies, talking about sustainable business, her love of natural remedies and how one in three mouthful's of food we eat is thanks to pollinators including bees which is why their survival is so important.
    To find out more about Neal's Yard Remedies visit www.nealsyardremedies.com and for further information on Stand By Bees and to sign the petition visit www.standbybees.co.uk
    Queen Bees with Esther Coles and Jane Horrocks is a Hat Trick Podcast.
    Follow us @queenbeespod for pictures
    Edited this week by Diggory Waite

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 25 min
    Honey Down Under (with Anna Carrucan)

    Honey Down Under (with Anna Carrucan)

    Anna Carrucan, botanist, second generation bee-keeper and owner of the BUUKAAR WAARUUNG Boutique Apiary and Artisan Honey company in Australia joins Esther down the line - time zones aligned! - to talk about the onset of spring in Australia, what trials the bees in her part of the world face, but also the breadth of different forage that produces such tasty and medicinally important honey.
    Follow @queenbeespod on instagram for pictures from the record.
    Queen Bees with Jane Horrocks and Esther Coles is a Hat Trick Podcast

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    • 26 min
    Bee News with Paula Carnell

    Bee News with Paula Carnell

    Join Esther and friend of the pod Paula Carnell, Head Beekeeper at The Newt in Somerset, Global bee consultant and honey sommelier as they talk about what the unseasonal weather is doing to their bee colonies and how the native Black Bee is making a comeback!
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    • 40 min
    A Million Herbs with Rochenda Sandall

    A Million Herbs with Rochenda Sandall

    Esther's lovely pal actress Rochenda Sandall comes over for a great chat about all things herbal, both for cookery and medicinal purposes. There may even be herby biscuit up for grabs...
    Queen Bees with Jane Horrocks and Esther Coles is a Hat Trick Podcast
    Follow @queenbeespod on instagram for pictures

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    • 35 min
    Pickled Chillis with Tom

    Pickled Chillis with Tom

    Esther and Tom are pickling home grown chillis this week. Tom's done his research on chilli facts and has also prepared a 'special' cocktail for Esther to celebrate the event.
    Queen Bees with Jane Horrocks and Esther Coles is a Hat Trick Podcast
    Follow us on instagram @queenbeespod for more pictures from the records

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
102 Ratings

102 Ratings

Emilou_81 ,

Keeping me company whilst I work.

Being a cleaner in empty homes it can get a bit lonely. I stumbled over this podcast and as I totally love bees I thought I’d give it a go. Thank you ladies for keeping me company whilst I work. It’s literally like listening to friends chat about something I love. You two ladies are fab please keep going x

k**267 ,

Fabulous company whilst cooking

I am loving this podcast! It’s like dropping into a conversation with friends. Ideal listening whilst pottering in the kitchen.

Ghoulies ,

Happiness Injection 🖤

Injection of happiness listening to this - they are so adorable! I just love how they compliment each other - love the theme tune and all of it is just instant serotonin 🖤

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