Dot, dot, dot. The tweet that brought the nation to a standstill... As Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy face off in court, comedian Abi Clarke delves deep into the WAG war so far.
Episode 18: Casting Wagatha Christie
Abi Clarke talks to TV critic Scott Bryan about what makes a good TV adaptation of a real-life legal court case. She then goes head to head against comedian Helen Bauer to see who can come up with the best cast for a TV adaptation of the Wagatha Christie story as they pick the big-name actors that would play the leading roles and the celebrities that would form the supporting cast.
Episode 17: HABS, Husbands and Boyfriends
Comedian Abi Clarke is joined by football reporter Adam Crafton to talk about the role that Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy played in the court case and the impact stories like these can have on a footballer's professional life.
Abi Clarke talks to football reporter Adam Crafton about the role that Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy played in the court case and the impact stories like these can have on a footballer's professional life. They chat about previous football scandals and discuss whether we put too much pressure on footballers to maintain a perfect public image.
Episode 16: Courtroom Catwalk
Abi Clarke talks to celebrity stylist Alex Longmore about the psychology behind getting dressed for a legal battle and how she works with high profile clients to achieve the perfect look. They breakdown Vardy and Rooney’s courtroom outfits and discuss why we’ve become so fascinated by celebrity style.
Episode 15: “A source close to her”
Abi Clarke talks to a former tabloid journalist about what it was really like to write about celebrity culture in the noughties. They talk about why we love gossip so much, whether celebrities have the right to privacy and if public figures can ever escape public scrutiny.
Episode 14: Queen of Courtroom Sketches and Contour
Abi Clarke speaks to courtroom artist Priscilla Coleman about what really happened during the Rooney v Vardy court case. They talk about the day in the life of a courtroom artist, what it’s like drawing sketches of high profile legal cases and how Priscilla captured the drama that unfolded each day in court on paper.
Episode 13: “I’ve got a text!”
Abi Clarke hears behind the scenes stories from the Rooney v Vardy court case. Abi is joined by BBC Entertainment Correspondent Colin Paterson to talk about the shocking moments the public didn’t see, the witnesses we didn’t hear from, and how much money Rebekah and Coleen could lose from this court case.