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Discussing all things nerdy in the world of film, TV and more. Find us on www.nerdfestpodcast.com or @nerdfestuk.

nerdfest Podcast: Movies, TV, Trivia and Fun‪!‬ Nerdfest

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Discussing all things nerdy in the world of film, TV and more. Find us on www.nerdfestpodcast.com or @nerdfestuk.

    153: Nerd Fest Live 2024 (featuring Jet!)

    153: Nerd Fest Live 2024 (featuring Jet!)

    A very special episode awaits, as we are LIVE at Nerd Fest with five incredible guests- including Diane Youdale, "Jet" from the original UK series of Gladiators, who takes us behind the scenes of the show and tells us what she thinks of the new BBC series. We also talk to Alex Forman who played Behemoth in 'Loki' season 2. He has some wonderful stories from the set, and how he was brought on for scenes he wasn’t in so the other actors could act against him. Mike Norris is a fantasy comedy author whose first novel 'Reap, Sleep, Rock, Repeat' garnered great reviews. He talks about battling imposter syndrome and writing during Covid. Rudi Jennings is the author of fantasy novel 'The Last Myon' which sold out on its first day on Amazon. He has become known for a very distinct writing style inspired by an interest in psychology and the countryside. And Ross Mullan is an actor known for playing white walkers in 'Game of Thrones' and has a CV that includes 'Dr Who' and 'Clash of the Titans'. He talks about bringing life to physical characters and finding a love for acting.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    152: You Can Leave Your Hat On

    152: You Can Leave Your Hat On

    On today’s show we have our Buff or Bluff quiz where we’ll try to outfox each other with both true and made up nerd trivia. Today’s rounds include the “You wouldn’t steal a…” advert, Shakespeare facts (so sorry Dan), the 1992-2000 series of Gladiators, “versus” plot lines, and some random stuff from Peter!

    And, it’s that time again! It’s hats season, aka Hazel’s world famous, far too complicated Oscars sweepstake. And what’s that?! ANOTHER hat? What could it be for?

    • 1 hr 3 min
    151: Nerd Love

    151: Nerd Love

    On today’s love-filled show, our nerds talk passionately about the movies and TV shows they’ve been gorging on recently- including 'All of Us Strangers', 'American Fiction', 'Mr and Mrs Smith', and 'The Holdovers'.

    And in the spirit of St Valentine Hazel concocts a quiz about famous romantic movie quotes as you’ve never heard them before.

    • 47 min
    150: 150th Episode Special!

    150: 150th Episode Special!

    That’s right it’s episode 150! To celebrate we’re bringing back some of our favourite games to play. Dan takes on Andy in Nerd Court - will 'Spider-Man No Way Home' be sent to Nerd jail? Will the judge be unbiased for a change? Will objections be raised?

    Plus, many hijinks were had in our game of Buff or Bluff, a game we’ve been playing since episode 1. But are there any movie facts left? Turns out, yes, as we tackle subject areas including the number 150 in film, some of the odder “What if” comics, movie locations, the plots of strange sports movies, and octopusses in film! Can we work out the truth from our nerds’ pack of lies?

    Thank you all so much for listening, whether you’re brand new to Nerdfest, or you’ve listened to all 150 episodes (in which case, we’re so sorry).

    • 1 hr 7 min
    149: Loads more in '24

    149: Loads more in '24

    We’re back! For our first podcast of 2024 we chat about the films and TV shows that we’re most looking forward to. We also reveal the number one thing we most enjoyed watching over the Christmas break.

    To round things off, Dan has an enormously fun quiz. Know how many gallons of water it took to flood the grand staircase for Titanic? Come and play your cards right…

    • 1 hr 11 min
    148: Picks of 2023

    148: Picks of 2023

    It’s our end of year special as Peter, Dan, Andy, Jon and Hazel each countdown their top 3 favourite things from the year. From entire TV shows to specific moments in episodes, it’s a great recap of what captured our imagination in 2023. But what claimed the top spot?

    Plus, Hazel has a quiz to test the nerds knowledge of what happened this year.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Wasteland Man ,

Absolutely nerdtastic!!!

This podcast has instantly become one of the top sci-fi pop culture podcasts I subscribe to. Love the various segments and insight provided by the hosts. Very entertaining and good sound quality. This one’s earned a permanent spot in my subscriptions.

martainboy ,

Entertaining & Diverse

I found this podcast by chance and found it entertaining almost instantly. The mixture of varying opinions on movies spans the spectrum from insightful to ridiculous depending on the subject matter and/or commentator. Definitely worth a listen if you enjoy movies.

Stefalufagus ,

Sublime!

I found Nerdfest on iTunes and fell in love instantly. These pals from across the pond drop their knowledge and opinions on some of my favorite movies & tv shows - it's now in my weekly rotation. Great stuff!

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