Barely Contained

by Barely Contained

Barely Contained
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 12
  • Last: 27 Feb 2018
A fortnightly review of the best, worst and most absurd of online celebrity journalism in the UK. Hosted by Chris Beckett and Matt Withers.

Episodes (12)

  • Blowing hot and cold
    Blowing hot and cold
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 19:38
    Chris and Matt investigate why Michelle Keegan was wrapped up in a winter coat, wonder why smitten Harry Styles was heading out with a pushchair and watch Gemma Atkinson cement her bombshell status as she turns into an army vixen.
    Chris and Matt investigate why Michelle Keegan was wrapped up in a winter coat, wonder why smitten Harry Styles was heading out with a pushchair and watch Gemma Atkinson cement her bombshell status as she turns into an army vixen.

  • Less entertaining than the Chuckle Brothers
    Less entertaining than the Chuckle Brothers
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 20:03
    Matt and Chris probe a performance "less entertaining than the Chuckle Brothers", discover a man who injected oil into his arms and learn everything they need to know about Jeremy McConnell's new girlfriend.
    Matt and Chris probe a performance "less entertaining than the Chuckle Brothers", discover a man who injected oil into his arms and learn everything they need to know about Jeremy McConnell's new girlfriend.

  • Tim Lovejoy's surprise Lottery win
    Tim Lovejoy's surprise Lottery win
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 18:18
    Chris and Matt share the joy of Tim Lovejoy's surprise Lottery win, meet Malia Obama's posh British beau and debate whether a butterfly is an animal.
    Chris and Matt share the joy of Tim Lovejoy's surprise Lottery win, meet Malia Obama's posh British beau and debate whether a butterfly is an animal.

  • The chilly mistress that is winter
    The chilly mistress that is winter
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 20:29
    Matt and Chris examine a spot of late-night snowman assembly, learn the rules of sexy tennis and struggle to contain their emotions at Eamonn Holmes' heartbreaking news.
    Matt and Chris examine a spot of late-night snowman assembly, learn the rules of sexy tennis and struggle to contain their emotions at Eamonn Holmes' heartbreaking news.

  • Blanca Blanco's chequebook and pen
    Blanca Blanco's chequebook and pen
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 17:07
    Chris and Matt celebrate the star of Bermuda Tentacles, relive Justin Bieber's lost logo tee period, examine the Express' coverage of the LOVE advent calendar and probe the possibility of brewing Budweiser on Mars.
    Chris and Matt celebrate the star of Bermuda Tentacles, relive Justin Bieber's lost logo tee period, examine the Express' coverage of the LOVE advent calendar and probe the possibility of brewing Budweiser on Mars.

  • Boobzilla
    Boobzilla
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    Published: 17 Nov 2017 Duration: 20:48
    Matt and Chris cast their eye over the cream of showbusiness journalism including a flesh-flashing parade, a Corrie conundrum, Anthea Turner's major Twitter error and Paul Chuckle trying his hand at Insta-flirting. Plus, in Life of Riley, R... Read more →
    Matt and Chris cast their eye over the cream of showbusiness journalism including a flesh-flashing parade, a Corrie conundrum, Anthea Turner's major Twitter error and Paul Chuckle trying his hand at Insta-flirting. Plus, in Life of Riley, R... Read more →

  • Naked on a tractor
    Naked on a tractor
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 20:44
    Chris and Matt investigate the health and safety consequences of naked tractor operating, examine Kim Kardashian's use of Snapchat filters, witness a mea culpa from Phillip Schofield and, in Life of Riley, get the Friday feeling with Rachel... Read more →
    Chris and Matt investigate the health and safety consequences of naked tractor operating, examine Kim Kardashian's use of Snapchat filters, witness a mea culpa from Phillip Schofield and, in Life of Riley, get the Friday feeling with Rachel... Read more →

  • Welcome to the jungle
    Welcome to the jungle
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    Published: 16 Oct 2017 Duration: 19:44
    Matt and Chris assess the chances of Meghan Markle entering the I'm A Celebrity jungle, wonder how grey Liam Payne is, look forward to White Chicks 2 and, in Life of Riley, report on this year's Hearing Dog Awards - very much the Oscars of ... Read more →
    Matt and Chris assess the chances of Meghan Markle entering the I'm A Celebrity jungle, wonder how grey Liam Payne is, look forward to White Chicks 2 and, in Life of Riley, report on this year's Hearing Dog Awards - very much the Oscars of ... Read more →

  • Princess Charlotte's shocking secret and Phillip Schofield's mince pie
    Princess Charlotte's shocking secret and Phillip Schofield's mince pie
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    Published: 19 Sep 2017 Duration: 16:44
    Chris and Matt investigate the Peru One, are stunned by a royal revelation, salute Diana Ross' muscles, are nonplussed by Phillip Schofield's mince pie and, in Life of Riley, manage to control themselves at the thought of an egg salad sandw... Read more →
    Chris and Matt investigate the Peru One, are stunned by a royal revelation, salute Diana Ross' muscles, are nonplussed by Phillip Schofield's mince pie and, in Life of Riley, manage to control themselves at the thought of an egg salad sandw... Read more →

  • A pizza and a crafty cigarette
    A pizza and a crafty cigarette
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    Published: 4 Sep 2017 Duration: 17:16
    Matt and Chris examine a low-key date night, inspect Prince George's new school menu, wonder whether one showbiz journalist knows what a tomboy is and, in Life of Riley, admire Rachel's tennis ball dress.
    Matt and Chris examine a low-key date night, inspect Prince George's new school menu, wonder whether one showbiz journalist knows what a tomboy is and, in Life of Riley, admire Rachel's tennis ball dress.

  • An insane coincidence at the World Athletics Championships
    An insane coincidence at the World Athletics Championships
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    Published: 21 Aug 2017 Duration: 13:28
    Chris and Matt uncover an insane athletics coincidence which makes Coronation Street fans lose it, witness Brooklyn Beckham working up a sweat in LA, discover who one fourth of the UK's biggest girl group is and, in Life Of Riley, marvel at... Read more →
    Chris and Matt uncover an insane athletics coincidence which makes Coronation Street fans lose it, witness Brooklyn Beckham working up a sweat in LA, discover who one fourth of the UK's biggest girl group is and, in Life Of Riley, marvel at... Read more →

  • The Pilot
    The Pilot
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    Published: 7 Aug 2017 Duration: 15:26
    In the pilot episode of Barely Contained, Matt and Chris investigate a Kelly Brook conspiracy, enjoy Gavin Rossdale's trip to the farmers' market and take a look at the new journalistic role of Rachel Riley Correspondent.
    In the pilot episode of Barely Contained, Matt and Chris investigate a Kelly Brook conspiracy, enjoy Gavin Rossdale's trip to the farmers' market and take a look at the new journalistic role of Rachel Riley Correspondent.