325 episodes

Making sense of our political hell every Friday.

Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. 

Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, Independent columnist and author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chief Executive of Best For Britain • Alex Andreou, writer, commentator, cook, actor, secret agent • Minnie Rahman, Interim Chief Executive of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

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Making sense of our political hell every Friday.

Launched from the anti-Brexit movement in 2017, Oh God, What Now? has become one of Britain’s most entertaining political voices. With top quality guests and analysis, and poor quality jokes, we make the unbearable bearable. 

Oh God, What Now? is presented by Dorian Lynskey. Our regulars include: Ian Dunt, Independent columnist and author of How To Be A Liberal • Ros Taylor, editor of the LSE COVID blog • Naomi Smith, Chief Executive of Best For Britain • Alex Andreou, writer, commentator, cook, actor, secret agent • Minnie Rahman, Interim Chief Executive of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

• Sign up and get ad-free shows earlier than anyone else: patreon.com/ohgodwhatnow.

Oh God, What Now? is a Podmasters production.

    Pound-emonium with Special Guest Alan Johnson

    Pound-emonium with Special Guest Alan Johnson

    Truss and Kwarteng’s mini-budget madness has sparked a Black Wednesday 2.0 – will the quids be alright? Plus, as Starmer takes Keir of business with a successful outing at conference, we look at Labour’s standing. This week’s special guest is former Labour minister turned mystery novelist Alan Johnson.


    “It’s too long ago to blame the last Labour government for everything so now they’re blaming one that doesn’t exist yet.” – Ros Taylor 

    “This looks like two economics A-Level students have been let loose. The inexperience they’re displaying is just mind-boggling.” – Alan Johnson 

    “There is no easy way out for them and neither should there be given the magnitude of error that they’ve made.” – Alan Johnson 

    “To climb down from this plan would be a repudiation of everything Truss stands for.” – Ros Taylor

    “You can almost feel the mood of the country shifting towards Keir Starmer.” – Alan Johnson



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    Presented by Alex Andreou with Ian Dunt and Ros Taylor. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Mrs. Trickle

    Mrs. Trickle

    Trickle down economics is the talk of the town as Liz Truss relaunches her Britannia unhinged agenda. Can she sell her growth narrative to the public? What will the so-called fiscal event (definitely not a budget) look like? Plus, we discuss what voters want to see from the party conferences with our guest Luke Tryl, UK director of More in Common. 

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    “Levelling up has been completely abandoned as an issue under Truss, I don’t think Tory MPs imagined this hyper-right Government.” – Ros Taylor



    “It’s like Truss has gone in as ’90s Thatcher trying to impose the Poll Tax on Day One.” – Alex Andreou



    “The person who wins a Culture War today often loses it tomorrow.” – Luke Tryl



    "The top three issues in focus groups are cost of living, cost of living, cost of living." – Luke Tryl




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    Presented by Dorian Lynskey, Alex Andreou and Ros Taylor. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    This. Is. A. Disgrace. – Live In London Part Two

    This. Is. A. Disgrace. – Live In London Part Two

    You didn’t think we weren’t going to give you some tough Truss talk, did you? In the second half of our latest London live show we decipher what we can about the new PM, from the relatively few bits of politics we’ve seen in recent days. 
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    Presented by Dorian Lynskey with Ros Taylor, Ian Dunt and Alex Andreou. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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    • 45 min
    Monarchy In The UK? – Live In London Part One

    Monarchy In The UK? – Live In London Part One

    What a week. The panel discusses the nation’s almighty gear shift, in part one of our latest London live show. How did they feel about the death of the Queen? And what have they reckoned to the reaction? Out in the usual Friday time slot, with the second half to follow tomorrow… 
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    Presented by Dorian Lynskey with Ros Taylor, Ian Dunt and Alex Andreou. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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    • 51 min
    The Evil of Two Lessers

    The Evil of Two Lessers

    Liz Truss is in Downing Street and we’re here to deliver, deliver, deliver our thoughts on the new PM. She’s promised to do all the stuff and fix all the things – but hasn’t really said how. Does she know herself? We delve into the mind of the new Tory figurehead. Our guest this week is journalist and historian Seth Alexander Thévoz, author of The Secret Life of London Private Members’ Clubs.  


    “Perhaps boring could play well for her, but it has to be backed up by detail. It was the boring version of Johnson.” – Hannah Fearn 

    "She's embracing being a dull PM after the whirlwind of Johnson." – Ros Taylor

    “Truss cannot move people, she cannot inspire people. So she has to use a borrowed ideology and riff on that.” – Ros Taylor 

    “No prime minister ever wants to start banging on about an energy crisis. It’s the worst possible set of circumstances to be in.” – Seth Alexander Thévoz



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    Presented by Dorian Lynskey with Hannah Fearn and Ros Taylor. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    End of an Error

    End of an Error

    Boris Johnson to the dustbin of political history, here we go. With the PM set to finally leave Number 10 we look back on his tumultuous tenure. Plus, with the prospect of Prime Minister Liz Truss looming, we assess the future of democracy in Britain. Things can only get… worse? Sam Fowles, author of Overruled: Confronting Our Vanishing Democracy in 8 Cases, is this week’s guest. 


    “It turned out the gloomsters were right all along.” – Hannah Fearn 

    "Boris’s ego is why we don’t have a government during an unprecedented crisis.” – Hannah Fearn

    “The Conservative Party always knew he was a tool of power – and when he proved himself useless, he had to go.” – Hannah Fearn 

    “It’s interesting in British politics, you can be absolutely rubbish at your job, but we let you get on with it.” – Sam Fowles 

    “Boris loves trading off future power for instant gratification.” – Marie Le Conte



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    Presented by Alex Andreou with Hannah Fearn and Marie Le Conte. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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Customer Reviews

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50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Capall10 ,

One problem

Would be great except for the guy laughing like a hyena in each episode , please consider some people are listening through ear phones , please tone it down !

JonathanDoyle35 ,

Hyena laughs

Read a review saying that the Hyena laughing was spoiling the listening experience. When you have that sort of a problem, one has to listen to the show.

Kellyo1681 ,

I can die happy now

That is all I have to say about this podcast 😀

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