70 episodes

Global Pillage is a brand new comedy panel show podcast all about idiom, culture, customs and norms.
What do the Japanese mean when they accuse someone of "having a cat on their head"?What do your friends make you do if you're unmarried by thirty in Germany?What did the acronym NORWICH mean (the equivalent of sexting jargon) if sent between World War Two sweethearts?All the oddness of humanity is explored in this hilarious new show where TWO TEAMS OF COMEDIANS take on the HIVE MIND OF THE AUDIENCE. This show is about the diversity of human experience. Come with us as we pillage the globe for the strange but true ways of the human race.
Comedians booked for the first series include Sara Pascoe, Nish Kumar, Felicity Ward, Yasmine Akram, Sofie Hagen, Bisha K. Ali and Sarah Bennetto.
The show is hosted by Deborah Frances-White - co-host of The Guilty Feminist Podcast and from Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. With Ned Sedgwick in Pedants Corner and Mark Hodge on keyboard.
For more info go to www.globalpillage.net or sign up to our mailing list.

Global Pillage Deborah Frances-White

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Global Pillage is a brand new comedy panel show podcast all about idiom, culture, customs and norms.
What do the Japanese mean when they accuse someone of "having a cat on their head"?What do your friends make you do if you're unmarried by thirty in Germany?What did the acronym NORWICH mean (the equivalent of sexting jargon) if sent between World War Two sweethearts?All the oddness of humanity is explored in this hilarious new show where TWO TEAMS OF COMEDIANS take on the HIVE MIND OF THE AUDIENCE. This show is about the diversity of human experience. Come with us as we pillage the globe for the strange but true ways of the human race.
Comedians booked for the first series include Sara Pascoe, Nish Kumar, Felicity Ward, Yasmine Akram, Sofie Hagen, Bisha K. Ali and Sarah Bennetto.
The show is hosted by Deborah Frances-White - co-host of The Guilty Feminist Podcast and from Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. With Ned Sedgwick in Pedants Corner and Mark Hodge on keyboard.
For more info go to www.globalpillage.net or sign up to our mailing list.

    9.X Christmas Special 2019 with Alice Fraser, Sukh Ojla, Athena Kugblenu and Catherine Bohart

    9.X Christmas Special 2019 with Alice Fraser, Sukh Ojla, Athena Kugblenu and Catherine Bohart

    Global Pillage
    Season 9. Episode X: "Christmas Special 2019"


    Recorded 7 December 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 23 December 2019. Alice Fraser and Sukh Ojla vs Athena Kugblenu and Catherine Bohart vs the Hive Mind of the Audience.


    Hosted by Deborah Frances-White. Questions set by Ned Sedgwick. Music by Kirsty Newton. The Global Pillage theme composed by Mark Hodge. Recording engineer: Grundy Le Zimbra. Produced by Tom Salinsky for The Spontaneity Shop.


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    - @aliterative
    - @forsukhssake
    - @athenakugblenu
    - @CatherineBohart
    - @NedSedgwick
    - @DeborahFW


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    • 39 min
    9.6 The Sahara with Alice Fraser, Johnnie Cochrane, Sarah Keyworth, Catherine Bohart

    9.6 The Sahara with Alice Fraser, Johnnie Cochrane, Sarah Keyworth, Catherine Bohart

    Global Pillage
    Season 9. Episode 6: "The Sahara"


    Recorded 7 December 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 16 December 2019. Alice Fraser and Johnnie Cochrane vs Sarah Keyworth and Catherine Bohart vs the Hive Mind of the Audience.


    Hosted by Deborah Frances-White. Questions set by Ned Sedgwick. Music by Kirsty Newton. The Global Pillage theme composed by Mark Hodge. Recording engineer: Grundy Le Zimbra. Produced by Tom Salinsky for The Spontaneity Shop.


    Follow our lovely panellists on Twitter.
    - @aliterative
    - @johnnyicochrane
    - @sarahkcomedy
    - @CatherineBohart
    - @NedSedgwick
    - @DeborahFW


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    • 44 min
    9.5 Health and Safety with Alex Edelman, Monica Gaga, Alison Spittle and Olga Koch

    9.5 Health and Safety with Alex Edelman, Monica Gaga, Alison Spittle and Olga Koch

    Global Pillage
    Season 9. Episode 5: "Health and Safety"


    Recorded 24 November 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 9 December 2019. Alex Edelman and Olga Koch vs Alison Spittle and Monica Gaga vs the Hive Mind of the Audience.


    Hosted by Deborah Frances-White. Questions set by Ned Sedgwick. Music by Samuel Woolf. The Global Pillage theme composed by Mark Hodge. Recording engineer: Chris Sharp. Produced by Tom Salinsky for The Spontaneity Shop.


    Follow our lovely panellists on Twitter.
    - @AlexEdelman
    - @msmonicagaga
    - @rocknrolga
    - @alisonspittle
    - @NedSedgwick
    - @DeborahFW


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    • 38 min
    9.4 Inlaws with Alex Edeleman, Monica Gaga, Sarah Bennetto and Heidi Regan

    9.4 Inlaws with Alex Edeleman, Monica Gaga, Sarah Bennetto and Heidi Regan

    Global Pillage
    Season 9. Episode 4: "In Laws"


    Recorded 24 November 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 2 December 2019. Alex Edelman and Monica Gaga vs Sarah Bennetto and Heidi Regan vs the Hive Mind of the Audience.


    Hosted by Deborah Frances-White. Questions set by Ned Sedgwick. Music by Samuel Woolf. The Global Pillage theme composed by Mark Hodge. Recording engineer: Chris Sharp. Produced by Tom Salinsky for The Spontaneity Shop.


    Follow our lovely panellists on Twitter.
    - @AlexEdelman
    - @msmonicagaga
    - @sarahbennetto
    - @heidi_regan
    - @NedSedgwick
    - @DeborahFW


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    • 41 min
    9.3 Reality TV with Olga Koch, Rosie Jones, Celya AB and Kate Smurthwaite

    9.3 Reality TV with Olga Koch, Rosie Jones, Celya AB and Kate Smurthwaite

    Season 9. Episode 3: "Reality TV"
    Olga Koch and Rosie Jones vs Celya AB and Kate Smurthwaite vs the Hive Mind of the Audience For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 39 min
    9.2 Cleansing with Rosie Jones, Celya AB, Sarah Bennetto, Charlie George

    9.2 Cleansing with Rosie Jones, Celya AB, Sarah Bennetto, Charlie George

    Global Pillage
    Season 9. Episode 2: "Cleansing"

    Recorded 17 November 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 18 November 2019. Sarah Bennetto and Charlie George vs Rosie Jones and Celya AB vs the Hive Mind of the Audience. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 49 min

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