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Each week Giles Coren finds himself with no idea what to write about in his weekly column. Having read all the papers and found nothing of interest whatsoever, he takes a break and does the school run. That’s where his wife and fellow journalist Esther Walker comes in. Upon his return, Esther has half a dozen ideas she’s spotted ready to knock around with him over the kitchen table and a much needed pot of coffee.


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Each week Giles Coren finds himself with no idea what to write about in his weekly column. Having read all the papers and found nothing of interest whatsoever, he takes a break and does the school run. That’s where his wife and fellow journalist Esther Walker comes in. Upon his return, Esther has half a dozen ideas she’s spotted ready to knock around with him over the kitchen table and a much needed pot of coffee.


You can read Giles in The Times here; https://www.thetimes.co.uk/profile/giles-coren


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    What's the Time Mr Coren

    What's the Time Mr Coren

    Giles and Esther discuss the news from this week's papers; from Matt Hancock playing rugby and a smart backpack to making lockdown leftovers and class. Giles has taken down all the clocks in the kitchen in the hope that Esther will focus on the task at hand.


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    • 28 min
    Bananas for Batman

    Bananas for Batman

    Giles and Esther haul themselves through the first papers of the year to find a story for this week's column; from gorillas with covid and vintage comics, to Sex and the City and a royal Mills & Boon. Giles has one eye on the dinner while Esther has hers on the clock.


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    • 27 min
    Series 4 - COMING SOON...

    Series 4 - COMING SOON...

    Giles and Esther return...home I guess? Series 4 starts, socially distanced and covid-secure, from Friday 15th January 2021.
     
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    • 1 min
    This is Ones Show

    This is Ones Show

    Giles and Esther mine for stories from this week's papers for the last time this series; from electric cars and Prince Charles tv station to the school run and a second lockdown. Giles is waiting to see if his trip to Denmark is cancelled and Esther is keeping her fingers crossed and his bags packed.
     
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    • 31 min
    Don't Forget the Beigels

    Don't Forget the Beigels

    Giles and Esther flick through the papers for ideas for this week's column; from baking Royals and killer kittens to covid-face and the Swire diaries. Giles is being driven to madness by the building work next door and Esther hopes the podcast will end soon so she can get to brunch on time.
     
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    • 29 min
    Hair of the Dog

    Hair of the Dog

    Giles and Esther tentatively make their way through this week's papers; from the Festival of Brexit and spelling to England footballers and new lockdown rules. Giles is suffering from a particularly energy sapping hangover and Esther is happy to let him.
     
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    • 28 min

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