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Helen Thorn

Helen Thorn is a stand-up comedian and co-host of Scummy Mummies Podcast.
Recent episodes featuring Helen Thorn
Episode 160: Money Special with Davinia from rainchq
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What are the top five things you should be doing with your money RIGHT NOW? How should you ask for a pay rise? And do you really need to set up a pension for your kids? Answering all these questions is the brilliant Davinia Tomlinson!She tells us all about rainchq, the company she set up to close the gender investing gap. We find out what women need to know about investing, and how Davinia's entire career was inspired by Working Girl. Then we quiz her on everything from bonds and Bitcoin to breaking bad shopping habits. We learn the best way to invest for children, and how the 50/30/20 rule can help us save without sacrifice.For more ace advice from Davinia, visit rainchq.com, or follow her on social media @rainchq. **SEE US LIVE** Come to our live comedy show! We are on our way to Brighton, Didcot, Nottingham, Leatherhead, Maidenhead, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Farnham, Corby, Hertford, Lancaster, Norwich, Lincoln, and more... To buy tickets, and for more dates, visit ScummyMummies.com. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, please rate, review and subscribe! The Scummy Mummies book is OUT NOW! We hope you like it, and if you do, we'd love an Amazon review!Thank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 159: Konnie Huq on life hacks, books and Blockbusters
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Our guest on this episode is TV legend Konnie Huq! She tells us how she got her big break, and whether they were really all shagging behind the scenes on Blue Peter.Then it's time for Huq's life hacks, including an innovative way of hiding grey hairs. She share some showbiz stories about being attacked by East 17's dog, and going on Blockbusters with a member of Boyzone. (As promised, we can reveal the member in question was Keith Duffy.)We chat about Konnie's fab new kids' book, Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World. Of course there are some Scummy Mummy Confessions, plus a couple of surprise cameos. You can follow Konnie on Twitter @konnie_huq. Her book is out now.**SEE US LIVE** Come to our live comedy show! We are on our way to Brighton, Didcot, Nottingham, Leatherhead, Maidenhead, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Farnham, Corby, Hertford, Lancaster, Norwich, Lincoln, and more... To buy tickets, and for more dates, visit ScummyMummies.com. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, please rate, review and subscribe! The Scummy Mummies book is OUT NOW! We hope you like it, and if you do, we'd love an Amazon review!Thank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 158: Arabella Weir on feminism, friendship, and f***ing teenagers
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Our guest for this episode is comedy legend Arabella Weir! She tells us about being a single mum, dealing with teenagers, and how to survive being in the PTA.There's some general chat about her career and the challenges of being a comedian who happens to own a vagina. We manage not to ask her if our bums look big in this, but we do find out about her time in The Fast Show, and how she feels about that catchphrase now. You can follow Arabella on social media @arabellaweir. Her Edinburgh show, Does My Mum Loom Big In This? sold out, but an extra show has been added this Sunday - get your tickets now. **SEE US LIVE** Our Edinburgh show is also SOLD OUT! But a few tickets are released each day at 6pm... Buy your tickets now!   We are also on our way to Didcot, Nottingham, Leatherhead, Hertford, Lancaster, Norwich, Lincoln, and more... To buy tickets, and for more dates, visit ScummyMummies.com. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, please rate, review and subscribe! The Scummy Mummies book is OUT NOW! We hope you like it, and if you do, we'd love an Amazon review!Thank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 157: Craft Special with Emma Scott-Child
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If you hate doing craft, this episode is for you! Emma Scott-Child has written a brilliant book for people who are short on time, don't like mess, and don't have £500 to spend in Hobbycraft. She tells us all about it. We also discuss her career, which has spanned everything from working for Damien Hirst to designing erotic magazines and dog poo bags. Other topics include what it's like to run a business with your husband, and how to cope when your youngest child starts school.  Emma's amazing book, Quick Crafts for Parents Who Think They Hate Craft, is out now. Visit her website at thisisladyland.co.uk and follow her on Instagram @emma_scottchild.We are in Edinburgh RIGHT NOW! Our comedy show is on every night until 25 August (except 12th.) We are in the Blue Room, Assembly Rooms George Square, 7.50pm. Some nights are already SOLD OUT so... Buy your tickets now!   We are also on our way to Harlow, Sevenoaks, Stamford, Nunhead, Brighton, Bristol (extra date added), Didcot, Nottingham, Leatherhead, Hertford, Lancaster, Norwich, Lincoln, and more... To buy tickets, and for more dates, visit ScummyMummies.com. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, please rate, review and subscribe! The Scummy Mummies book is OUT NOW! We hope you like it, and if you do, we'd love an Amazon review!Thank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Episode 156: Nadiya Hussain off of the Bake-Off
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It's just another day in the life of the Scummy Mummies as we try to describe our vagina catsuits to Bake-Off winner Nadiya Hussain! She tells us what her kids think of celebrity lifestyle, and what it was like to bake a birthday cake for the Queen. We find out how many fish fingers she can eat in a row, and Nadiya shares some great life hacks for batch cooking, using up potato peelings and making mushy peas more exciting. We find out a way to hack pickled eggs that will change your life. There's a bit of serious chat as we talk about how Nadiya copes with panic attacks. She shares what went on behind the scenes on the Bake-Off, and we hear all about her ace new recipe book, Time to Eat. It's out now! **SEE US LIVE** Come to our live comedy show! We will be in Edinburgh for THE WHOLE FESTIVAL! 1-25 August at the Blue Room, Assembly Rooms, 7.50pm. Buy your tickets now!   We are also on our way to Harlow, Sevenoaks, Stamford, Nunhead, Brighton, Didcot, Nottingham, Leatherhead, Hertford, Lancaster, Norwich, Lincoln, and more... To buy tickets, and for more dates, visit ScummyMummies.com. We're on Twitter (@scummymummies), Instagram, and Facebook. Please send your confessions to scummymummiespodcast@gmail.com and visit us at ScummyMummies.com. If you like the podcast, please rate, review and subscribe! The Scummy Mummies book is OUT NOW! We hope you like it, and if you do, we'd love an Amazon review!Thank you to Ladybird Books for sponsoring this podcast. For your chance to win their new audiobooks plus a Sonos One, go to www.penguin.co.uk/audioadventuresThank you for listening! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Location
Sutton, UK
Episode Count
189
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
4 days, 14 hours