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The Breakup Monologues with Rosie Wilby

A weekly Comedy, Health and Fitness podcast
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Here’s something a bit different this week. Rosie has been working on a pilot for this new podcast idea… I am an only child. I do not have a sister. As far as I know. That is enough for the rational, scientific part of me, the part inherited fr
In a live episode recorded at London Podcast Festival, Rosie chats to comedian Ania Magliano, author of The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, Haley McGee, and creator of The Chemo Chat Show, Sarah Mills, about whether we can calculate a mathematical form
In a live episode recorded in Einstein’s Garden at Green Man Festival, Rosie chats to journalist and author Jude Rogers about her forthcoming book The Sound of Being Human: How Music Shapes Our Lives, how music can help us to heal after a break
In a live episode recorded at Underbelly Festival, Rosie chats to comedians Felicity Ward and Maisie Adam about meeting partners at raves and at Edinburgh Fringe, dating apps, gender stereotypes, being an awkward teenager and the future of brea
In a live episode recorded at Primadonna Festival, Rosie looks to comedians and authors Helen Lederer and Samantha Baines for wedding advice. They discuss wedding dress fittings, cats, sorbet relationships, sexual explosions, Dawn French’s matc
In a live episode (our first with an actual audience for some time!) recorded at Wimbledon Book Fest, Rosie is joined by acclaimed comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi. They discuss how the way we talk about relationships has evolved, the self-
Rosie is joined by podcaster, writer, performer and Breakup Monologues producer Dave Pickering to reflect on the first four seasons of the podcast, what they’ve learned from the show and the guests, their personal highlights and Dave’s teenage
In a special live online episode recorded in partnership with Poplar Union, Rosie is joined by award-winning comedian, podcaster, writer and actor Sindhu Vee. They discuss the work that it takes to keep a marriage going, how she learned about a
In a special live online episode recorded in partnership with Poplar Union, Rosie is joined by comedian and Hoovering podcast host Jessica Fostekew. They discuss her journey along the sexuality spectrum, pansexuality, the privilege attached to
Rosie investigates how to move on (or not) after trauma. She speaks to author Laura Kay about her novel The Split and the real life breakup experiences that inspired it, whether we need travel discounts for the newly broken-hearted, the nuances
Rosie investigates how travel can help us heal after a breakup. She speaks to author and travel writer Anna Hart about a youthful hedonistic post-heartbreak trip to Holland which involved sleeping wrapped in a curtain on a drug dealer’s floor,
Rosie unravels the mystery of why one of her breakups, after only a couple of dates, ripped to the heart of her vulnerabilities... and transported her right back to feeling excluded at school. She speaks to comedian and coach Sarah Southern abo
Rosie investigates the future of breakups. She speaks to author of The Future of Seduction and cultural critic Mia Levitin, who re-entered the dating game after divorcing in her thirties... and found that dating really had become a game. They d
To launch this brand new season, Rosie investigates and celebrates singledom. She speaks to Scummy Mummies podcaster Helen Thorn, who found herself suddenly single after twenty-two years of marriage just as the U.K. went into lockdown. Helen en
While the Breakup Monologues team await the return of live shows, Rosie presents a few highlights from episodes recorded in 2019 at Kings Place and Port Eliot Festival. Featuring Miranda Sawyer, Carly Smallman, Nat Luurtsema, Kate Leaver and Ab
In this bonus episode, Rosie is joined by comedian and podcaster Kate Cheka to discuss how social distancing and lockdown are affecting the dating scene in Berlin and what happens when you move in with someone you’ve only just met. If you liste
In the second part of a special mini season, Rosie hears your stories about the ways in which drugs we currently take (such as SSRI antidepressants, contraceptive pills and recreational drugs like alcohol) are influencing our romantic choices a
In the first part of a special mini season, Rosie is joined by Brian D. Earp, author of Love is the Drug, to discuss the ways in which drugs we currently take (such as SSRI antidepressants, contraceptive pills and recreational drugs like alcoh
Rosie is joined by comedians Chris Neill and Faye Treacy to discuss glasses, exploding bras, looking for a dog after a breakup, being dumped while on a flight to New York to see your lover, dating apps, unrequited love, growing up queer
Rosie is joined by comedians Lee Peart and Diane Spencer to discuss sex, open relationships, whether or not to cut off contact with an ex, whether the drama of toxic relationships can become addictive and getting breathalysed by the police whil
Rosie is joined by comedian Matt Hoss and poet Kate Fox to discuss the role that outdoor swimming plays in our breakups, whether getting a dog ruins your sex life, the idea of liminality and the creative space that breakups open up, falling in
Rosie is joined by comedians Sadia Azmat, Kemah Bob and Mariana Feijó to discuss how polyamory changes the conversation around breakups, the stigma faced by divorced Asian women, sex with the ex, advising your mum to be poly, dating in a foreig
Rosie is joined by authors Helen Croydon and Luke Turner to discuss the new journeys and life adventures that we embark on in the wake of a breakup, bisexuality, forests, nature, running, extreme sports and the ex who takes all the CDs and cutl
Rosie is joined by evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin and science communicator Charvy Narain to discuss the similarities between breakups and drug withdrawal, sniffing babies, divorce rates around the world, the increase in divorces amo
Rosie is joined by academic, therapist and author Meg-John Barker, comedian and podcaster Iszi Lawrence and journalist Sharan Dhaliwal to discuss looking beyond the binary breakup scripts of needing to move rapidly from love to hate, relationsh
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