Around The World In 80 Podcasts

by Ben Smith, Lawrence Ostlere & Nick Harris-Fry

Around The World In 80 Podcasts
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 80
  • Last: 25 Jan 2018
Three quite daring explorers are circling the globe in 80 episodes, following the path of fictional sourpuss Phileas Fogg in the poorly written novel Around the World in 80 Days. Join them as they get to know a different destination each week whilst delivering a drawn out and mostly damning book review.

Episodes (80)

  • London... One Last Time
    London... One Last Time
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    Published: 25 Jan 2018 Duration: 33:59
    It’s time to finish this mother! Welcome to the last chapter of Around The World In 80 Days. We won’t spoil anything here, other than to say two dogs are dead and no-one seems to care and we’re all excited for the sequel Forsooth & Mudge: T... Read more →
    It’s time to finish this mother! Welcome to the last chapter of Around The World In 80 Days. We won’t spoil anything here, other than to say two dogs are dead and no-one seems to care and we’re all excited for the sequel Forsooth & Mudge: T... Read more →

  • 78. City of Westminster
    78. City of Westminster
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    Published: 17 Jan 2018 Duration: 32:23
    The city within a city! That's right, the end is near and this week we head to Westminster, where Phileas Fogg's pals are waiting in the Reform Club to see if he will win his wager. What ensues is one of the most dramatic passages in litera... Read more →
    The city within a city! That's right, the end is near and this week we head to Westminster, where Phileas Fogg's pals are waiting in the Reform Club to see if he will win his wager. What ensues is one of the most dramatic passages in litera... Read more →

  • 77. London, again?
    77. London, again?
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    Published: 28 Dec 2017 Duration: 27:47
    Happy Christmas! The hard yards have been put in, the finishing post in sight, as the chaps return one final time for the last four episodes of what has been a long, long, long audio-road. It's yet another belter as Nick tells tales of a me... Read more →
    Happy Christmas! The hard yards have been put in, the finishing post in sight, as the chaps return one final time for the last four episodes of what has been a long, long, long audio-road. It's yet another belter as Nick tells tales of a me... Read more →

  • 76. London, again!
    76. London, again!
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    Published: 3 Aug 2017 Duration: 27:01
    London! The Big Smoke! The Large City! That's right, the guys are back where it all began. Book Club, Local Life and College Contest are all absolute crackers, but what's that faint humming noise? That's the occasional aeroplane flying over... Read more →
    London! The Big Smoke! The Large City! That's right, the guys are back where it all began. Book Club, Local Life and College Contest are all absolute crackers, but what's that faint humming noise? That's the occasional aeroplane flying over... Read more →

  • 75. Prison Escapes Special
    75. Prison Escapes Special
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    Published: 21 Jul 2017 Duration: 29:38
    IT’S ALL GONE WRONG. Fogg’s in the clink and time is running out. He will surely be ruined unless…he escapes! Or he’s let out. He’s just let out. We hear all about Fogg’s release, and an incredible double punch, in Book Club, and then learn... Read more →
    IT’S ALL GONE WRONG. Fogg’s in the clink and time is running out. He will surely be ruined unless…he escapes! Or he’s let out. He’s just let out. We hear all about Fogg’s release, and an incredible double punch, in Book Club, and then learn... Read more →

  • 74. Liverpool
    74. Liverpool
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    Published: 17 Jul 2017 Duration: 29:01
    This week sees the gang return to England in a shed-recorded, barn-stormer of an episode. We're into the thick of the drama now and I shan't give anything away, but just to tease you - exactly what you might predict happens, happens. Meanwh... Read more →
    This week sees the gang return to England in a shed-recorded, barn-stormer of an episode. We're into the thick of the drama now and I shan't give anything away, but just to tease you - exactly what you might predict happens, happens. Meanwh... Read more →

  • 73. Cobh, Ireland
    73. Cobh, Ireland
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    Published: 6 Jul 2017 Duration: 28:57
    After a two-month hiatus in which Ben moved into the T-shirt trade, Nick honed his intriguing runner's physique and Loz developed an uncanny Cork accent, the guys return for the final stretch. It's more world-class content on a shoestring b... Read more →
    After a two-month hiatus in which Ben moved into the T-shirt trade, Nick honed his intriguing runner's physique and Loz developed an uncanny Cork accent, the guys return for the final stretch. It's more world-class content on a shoestring b... Read more →

  • 72. Atlantic Ocean Part 2
    72. Atlantic Ocean Part 2
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    Published: 1 Jun 2017 Duration: 30:50
    Ahoy! We’re back baby. Sorry for the unexplained absence, but sometimes it’s better not to give explanations for your actions. The point is you can call off the search parties, we’re back. The coal is gone and our brave, brave travellers ar... Read more →
    Ahoy! We’re back baby. Sorry for the unexplained absence, but sometimes it’s better not to give explanations for your actions. The point is you can call off the search parties, we’re back. The coal is gone and our brave, brave travellers ar... Read more →

  • 71. Atlantic Ocean Part 1
    71. Atlantic Ocean Part 1
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    Published: 20 Apr 2017 Duration: 29:42
    Hi-de-hi listeners, it’s water time! We’re in the Atlantic for the first of an oceanic double header. We imagine Passepartout at Christmas in Book Club, before learning about the loneliness of the professional stand-up paddleboarder in Loca... Read more →
    Hi-de-hi listeners, it’s water time! We’re in the Atlantic for the first of an oceanic double header. We imagine Passepartout at Christmas in Book Club, before learning about the loneliness of the professional stand-up paddleboarder in Loca... Read more →

  • 70. Newfoundland
    70. Newfoundland
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    Published: 15 Apr 2017 Duration: 27:36
    There are many different types of Newfoundland, like the Canadian island, big dogs, or some newly found land. This episode mainly focuses on two of those (island, dogs). If you enjoy it then please do contact us via aroundtheworldin80podcas... Read more →
    There are many different types of Newfoundland, like the Canadian island, big dogs, or some newly found land. This episode mainly focuses on two of those (island, dogs). If you enjoy it then please do contact us via aroundtheworldin80podcas... Read more →

  • 69. The Hudson
    69. The Hudson
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    Published: 11 Apr 2017 Duration: 27:07
    This week the gents leave land behind and ship out from The Hudson River. But how will Fogg make up the time? Will Jules be able to explain everything in 'simple' terms, will Loz stop buzzing in on question 3? Will Nick stop coughing or tak... Read more →
    This week the gents leave land behind and ship out from The Hudson River. But how will Fogg make up the time? Will Jules be able to explain everything in 'simple' terms, will Loz stop buzzing in on question 3? Will Nick stop coughing or tak... Read more →

  • 68. New York part 2
    68. New York part 2
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    Published: 30 Mar 2017 Duration: 21:18
    Can I just congratulate you on downloading this podcast? A fantastic choice, and it really is a stonker this week as the guys wrap a few loose ends in the Big Apple. Sit or simply lean back and enjoy.
    Can I just congratulate you on downloading this podcast? A fantastic choice, and it really is a stonker this week as the guys wrap a few loose ends in the Big Apple. Sit or simply lean back and enjoy.

  • 67. New York part 1
    67. New York part 1
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    Published: 23 Mar 2017 Duration: 26:50
    The Big Apple! Hey! I’m walking here! What shenanigans will the gang get up to in the city that never sleeps? Well, mostly it involves ruling out boats they could possibly sail back to England on. That is it. Luckily Ben has more impressive... Read more →
    The Big Apple! Hey! I’m walking here! What shenanigans will the gang get up to in the city that never sleeps? Well, mostly it involves ruling out boats they could possibly sail back to England on. That is it. Luckily Ben has more impressive... Read more →

  • 66. Omaha
    66. Omaha
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    Published: 14 Mar 2017 Duration: 26:39
    Oh heck! What a first-class, hole-in-one, 9-dart-finish, kick-it-in-the-net, pole-position, 147-break, 300-game, hotel-on-Mayfair, match-on-tinder of a pod. I'm just jealous, jealous, jealous of myself because I get to listen to it whenever... Read more →
    Oh heck! What a first-class, hole-in-one, 9-dart-finish, kick-it-in-the-net, pole-position, 147-break, 300-game, hotel-on-Mayfair, match-on-tinder of a pod. I'm just jealous, jealous, jealous of myself because I get to listen to it whenever... Read more →

  • 65. Mudge Special (iceboats/sledging)
    65. Mudge Special (iceboats/sledging)
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    Published: 27 Feb 2017 Duration: 25:34
    The chaps are back to dissect the writing of dead literary icon Jules Verne! This week's pod is all about a new character in the book, Mudge, and his famous iceboat (large sled with sail suitable for crossing snowy tundras at high speed sho... Read more →
    The chaps are back to dissect the writing of dead literary icon Jules Verne! This week's pod is all about a new character in the book, Mudge, and his famous iceboat (large sled with sail suitable for crossing snowy tundras at high speed sho... Read more →

  • 64. Fort Kearney Part 2
    64. Fort Kearney Part 2
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    Published: 16 Feb 2017 Duration: 26:58
    That’s right, a second episode on Fort Kearney. One on China, one on the Pacific Ocean, two on Fort Kearney. As Tim Sherwood would say “good ratios”. The ep kicks off with a thorough discussion of Ben’s muscle-bound body (do send in your BM... Read more →
    That’s right, a second episode on Fort Kearney. One on China, one on the Pacific Ocean, two on Fort Kearney. As Tim Sherwood would say “good ratios”. The ep kicks off with a thorough discussion of Ben’s muscle-bound body (do send in your BM... Read more →

  • 63. Fort Kearney Part 1
    63. Fort Kearney Part 1
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    Published: 14 Feb 2017 Duration: 30:19
    God what a pod! I am so jealous of all you listeners yet to listen. And indeed those who have listened and are about to listen again! And indeed those who have listened twice, thrice or any other multiple of once but are still about to emba... Read more →
    God what a pod! I am so jealous of all you listeners yet to listen. And indeed those who have listened and are about to listen again! And indeed those who have listened twice, thrice or any other multiple of once but are still about to emba... Read more →

  • 62. Nebraska Part 2
    62. Nebraska Part 2
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    Published: 3 Feb 2017 Duration: 24:39
    It's a short but still quite good episode this week as the chaps return with another instalment of Nebraskan life. Will Fogg find Passepartout? Will Loz's new feature get off the ground? Will Nick ever lose a quiz? Tune in for all that and ... Read more →
    It's a short but still quite good episode this week as the chaps return with another instalment of Nebraskan life. Will Fogg find Passepartout? Will Loz's new feature get off the ground? Will Nick ever lose a quiz? Tune in for all that and ... Read more →

  • 61. Nebraska Part 1
    61. Nebraska Part 1
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    Published: 27 Jan 2017 Duration: 28:28
    An absolute stonker of an episode this week, mainly due to the heroic actions of everyone's favourite, Jean Passepartout. Following a thorough account of his heroism in Book Club, we speed through Local Life before heading on to Quiztown in... Read more →
    An absolute stonker of an episode this week, mainly due to the heroic actions of everyone's favourite, Jean Passepartout. Following a thorough account of his heroism in Book Club, we speed through Local Life before heading on to Quiztown in... Read more →

  • 60. Special episode: Duels
    60. Special episode: Duels
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    Published: 21 Jan 2017 Duration: 32:26
    The boys are back! It's been quite a wait but the chaps return in style with a belter of an ep. Duels eh? Love 'em or hate 'em we've all had 'em and Ben regales some the best in history in Local Life. That's not before Nick and Loz's pulses... Read more →
    The boys are back! It's been quite a wait but the chaps return in style with a belter of an ep. Duels eh? Love 'em or hate 'em we've all had 'em and Ben regales some the best in history in Local Life. That's not before Nick and Loz's pulses... Read more →