20 episodes

Broadcasters Victoria Meakin and Bob Jones discuss some of the most popular tweets of the week

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Broadcasters Victoria Meakin and Bob Jones discuss some of the most popular tweets of the week

    Random News - Episode 20

    Random News - Episode 20

    Season finale: The one where there are too many interruptions;  dangerous kids games from the seventies; horror movies; social media eats itself;  GB News launches with a hitch; Cummings and goings in Boris Johnson's life; care home staff and the jab; and Whatever happened to the Likely Lads?

    • 38 min
    Random News - Episode 19

    Random News - Episode 19

    Saying adieu to the rabbits and occasional tables; Are there any record shops left in Chester; What was the first single you ever bought;  When is a David Attenborough quote not a David Attenborough Quote; Barefoot on the beach with the G7 leaders; Classic Public Information Films; and does anyone remember the country code. 

    • 25 min
    Random News - Episode 18

    Random News - Episode 18

    Cornwall girds itself for the arrival of the G7 Summit; Kate Winslett on body image; Should top sports people have to face the press straight after games; The Wetherspoon's boss lamenting the lack of overseas staff; and the campaign for nightly doses from the Blue Peter archive begins!

    • 32 min
    Random News - Episode 17

    Random News - Episode 17

    Digesting the Cummings tirade; How remote (or not) is Cornwall; Are you affected by subliminal, or indeed superliminal social media advertising?  We are!  And Friends Reunited - Excited?  Or are you just getting long in the tooth?

    • 29 min
    Random News - Episode 16

    Random News - Episode 16

    The difficulties reporting the cycle of violence in the Middle East; What does the Amber traffic light actually mean? And Nigel Farage's US tour is the focus of a Twitter campaign.

    • 38 min
    Random News - Episode 15

    Random News - Episode 15

    Administering to a sick rabbit;  Weighing a dog; A quick romp around the UK's pre-decimalisation currency; Christopher Ecclestone sort of returns to Doctor Who;  Bad physical bahaviour in offices;  Mental health in a time of Covid; Gwyneth Paltrow's goes off the rails;  Are we all heading towards vegetarianism?

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

MyCoolFriend ,

A gentle way to find out what’s happening

Such a great show with Victoria and Bob. A gentle little overview of what’s been going on which is informative, current and jovial, all wrapped up in a gentle package. More please!

Nozza Noo ,

A great show

I love the musings of these two. Highly recommended!

TaviraRed ,

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A highlight of the week

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