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A comedy chat show hosted by award-winning comedian, author and accidental relationship guru Rosie Wilby. She and a rotating cast of her acclaimed performer pals look back at their best and worst romantic breakup stories. Tragedy plus time equals comedy, right?

The Breakup Monologues was initially developed as part of a multi-platform project supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

The music used in the series is Hackbeat Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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The Breakup Monologues with Rosie Wilby Rosie Wilby

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A comedy chat show hosted by award-winning comedian, author and accidental relationship guru Rosie Wilby. She and a rotating cast of her acclaimed performer pals look back at their best and worst romantic breakup stories. Tragedy plus time equals comedy, right?

The Breakup Monologues was initially developed as part of a multi-platform project supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

The music used in the series is Hackbeat Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Zoe Lyons, Hal Cruttenden and Bibi Lynch

    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Zoe Lyons, Hal Cruttenden and Bibi Lynch

    To count down to Christmas, Rosie has raided The Breakup Monologues archives to celebrate some of her favourite episodes that you might’ve missed first time around.In a live episode recorded at Brighton Spiegeltent, Rosie chats to comedians Zoe Lyons and Hal Cruttenden plus podcaster Bibi Lynch about separating during a pandemic, living in a friend’s converted garage, buying a midlife crisis sports car, going to therapy, rediscovering your partner again, being single, repackaging yourself, gratitude at being wanted, idealistic fantasy relationships, early crushes and much more. Listen out for a real-time flirtation, relationship, marriage and divorce all happening in front of our eyes. Recorded at Brighton Spiegeltent as part of Brighton Fringe on 22 May 2022.
    You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops: https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues
    This live episode received a five star review from Broadway Baby: https://broadwaybaby.com/shows/the-breakup-monologues/759541
    The Breakup Monologues will be recording new live episodes at Poplar Union on 23 February: https://poplarunion.com/event/rosie-wilby-presents-the-breakup-monologues-live-podcast/
    And Rosie will be launching the new paperback edition of the book at The Common Press on 19 January: https://www.outsavvy.com/event/11335/book-launch-the-breakup-monologues-by-rosie-wilby
     

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Beth McColl, Alix Fox and Viv Groskop

    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Beth McColl, Alix Fox and Viv Groskop

    To count down to Christmas, Rosie has raided The Breakup Monologues archives to celebrate some of her favourite episodes that you might’ve missed first time around.
    In a live episode recorded at Kings Place in 2019, Rosie chats to advice columnist and author Beth McColl, writer and sex educator Alix Fox and author and podcaster Viv Groskop about micro-cheating, breakup ‘anniversary’ dates, fantasy celebrity shag lists, whether ghosting existed in the ‘olden days’, what to do when love is just not enough and the hottest topic of all … lesbian polyamory in Teddington.
    You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops: https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues
    The Breakup Monologues will be recording new live episodes at Poplar Union on 23 February: https://poplarunion.com/event/rosie-wilby-presents-the-breakup-monologues-live-podcast
    And Rosie will be launching the new paperback edition of the book at The Common Press on 19 January: https://www.outsavvy.com/event/11335/book-launch-the-breakup-monologues-by-rosie-wilby
     

    • 54 min
    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Ayesha Hazarika, Olga Koch and Kate Leaver

    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Ayesha Hazarika, Olga Koch and Kate Leaver

    To count down to Christmas, Rosie has raided The Breakup Monologues archives to celebrate some of her favourite episodes that you might’ve missed first time around. 
     
    In a live episode recorded at Kings Place in 2019, Rosie chats to broadcaster Ayesha Hazarika, comedian Olga Koch and author Kate Leaver about friendship breakups, friendships with ex-partners, whether or not sex ruins a friendship (you might be surprised by the results of a survey on this!), dating younger men, political breakups and more. 
     
    You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops: https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues
     
    The Breakup Monologues will be recording new live episodes at Poplar Union on 23 February. Hope to see you there: https://poplarunion.com/event/rosie-wilby-presents-the-breakup-monologues-live-podcast/

    • 45 min
    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Sajeela Kershi and Nat Luurtsema

    Advent Calendar Countdown - with Sajeela Kershi and Nat Luurtsema

    To count down to Christmas, Rosie has raided The Breakup Monologues archives to celebrate some of her favourite episodes that you might’ve missed first time around. 
     
    In a live episode recorded at Kings Place in 2018 and originally released just ahead of Valentine’s Day 2019, Rosie chats to comedians Sajeela Kershi and Nat Luurtsema to discuss arranged marriages, Mills & Boon books and a very unfortunate sexual health misdiagnosis. 
     
    You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops: https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues
     
    The Breakup Monologues will be recording new live episodes at Poplar Union on 23 February. Hope to see you there: https://poplarunion.com/event/rosie-wilby-presents-the-breakup-monologues-live-podcast/

    • 38 min
    Live from IF Oxford - with Sally Holloway and Joanna Bagniewska

    Live from IF Oxford - with Sally Holloway and Joanna Bagniewska

    In a live episode recorded at The Bullingdon as part of IF Oxford, Rosie shares a chapter from The Breakup Monologues book and chats to historian Sally Holloway about how easy it once was to ghost someone, the evolution of our cultural understanding of heartbreak, the significance of love letters and the history of affairs and to zoologist Joanna Bagniewska about how ‘heartbreak’ might be experienced in the animal world, depressed ‘divorced’ prairie voles, social monogamy, blackbird vasectomies, faithful albatrosses, frisky songbirds, cormorant mating rituals and gifts, homosexual fruit bats and why bonobo society is matriarchal. Recorded at IF Oxford on 12 October 2022.
    You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops: https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues
    Follow Sally on Twitter: @sally_holloway
    Follow Joanna on Twitter: @JMBagniewska

    • 52 min
    Live from Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest 2022 - with Dean Atta, Henry Fry and Liam Konemann

    Live from Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest 2022 - with Dean Atta, Henry Fry and Liam Konemann

    In a live episode recorded at Rich Mix as part of Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest, Rosie shares a chapter from her first book Is Monogamy Dead? and chats to authors Dean Atta, Henry Fry and Liam Konemann about breakups as a catalyst for change in our lives, friendship breakups, identity politics, coming out, family love, found family, communicating in relationships, post-breakup sexual reawakenings, dark rooms, breakups and creativity, sex on TV, sexting, open relationships and bumping into an ex in the supermarket. Recorded at Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest on 24 September 2022. 
     
    You can now follow The Breakup Monologues on Instagram @breakupmonologues and buy The Breakup Monologues book from all good bookshops:
    https://linktr.ee/breakupmonologues
     
    The Breakup Monologues will also be recording a live episode at The Bullingdon on 12 October as part of IF Oxford: https://if-oxford.com/event/the-breakup-monologues-2/
     
    Follow Dean on Twitter: @DeanAtta
    Follow Henry on Twitter: @HenryCFry
    Follow Liam on Twitter: @LiamKonemann 
    Follow Fringe! on Twitter: @fringefilmfest 

    • 59 min

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