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Worst Foot Forward

A weekly Comedy and History podcast
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With the UK gripped by Queuemania in the wake of the death of the Queen, with some people waiting over 24 hours in line to view her coffin lying in state, Barry takes Ben on a winding journey through some facts about queuing. There are formulae
This week we've raided the vaults to find the sunnyside option in our choice for fictional children, death scene, cult, president and fan fiction. It takes us a merry dance through the worlds of 1920s gangsters, the suspiciously unsinister side
Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  To trivia...and beyond! The podcast goes galactic this week with an episode about the World's Worst Planet and yes, we know, if you have a problem with the show's naming convention yo
*Note to self: Remember to insert witty explanation about this Third Foot bonus episode about Procrastination before release* Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discor
Don't panic! Well actually, do panic a little bit.  For this special Patreon episode Ben and Barry have cornered real live climate scientist and comedian Matt Winning to find out how bad the climate catastrophe really is (bad) and how farcical
FIND DETAILS OF ALL PAST WFF GUESTS AT THE EDINBURGH FRINGE 2022 ON OUR SPREADSHEET: https://www.docdroid.net/UHLaiVx/worst-foot-forward-guests-at-edfringe-2022-pdf  With a sweltering August, Ben on holiday and Barry performing his civid duty,
Vote Worst Foot! We are waving banners, sporting rosettes and handing out manifestos written on the back of cigarette packets which week as we campaign for our candidates to be the World's Worst Political Party. We have Mark Thomas as our guest
Our monthly bonus episode sees us dive deeper into the life of a figure who we discussed in our World's Worst Inventor episode, Captain Richard Pockrich. The Irish eccentric proposed putting wings on all the adults in Ireland, blood transfusion
Well suckle a she-wolf, it's time for an episode all about preposterous national wolves. We fly around the globe with our mind (but in the way the Kims of North Korea claim to be able to) as we encounter unlikely Celtic connections in the Ameri
We are halfway through Wimbledon, one of the great sporting tournaments of the year. It seems appropriate to embrace our competitive spirits and discuss the World's Worst Tournament in the company of comedian, board gamer and FIFA Men's World C
It’s the longest day of the year - which just means more time to listen to podcasts! Ben and Barry are here to brighten your day with a bonus episode all about the Midsummer Festival. We slide up and down the Swedish Maypole, smack ourselves in
Join us in a muddy ruck on the halfway line as we get down to the mucky business of finding the worst rugby XV of all time, in the company of award-winning Liverpudlian comic Sian Davies. We uncover the dark, bloody (and occassionally noble) hi
Buy tickets to see Barry's new short play at Miniaturists at the Arcola Theatre, June 12th 2022. Here come the grooms! We are getting ourselves to the podcast on time this week with comedian Tadiwa Mahlunge to help plan the World's Worst Weddin
It's been Ben and Barry's birthday this month and to celebrate they're digging out all the best facts about the month of May. Find out why maypole are a revolutionaries best friend and which day of the month you should celebreate Pinch Bum Day.
This week we take to the skies alongside aeronautical history expert and commodore of the hugely esteemed Hush Kit blog Joe Coles. Together we uncover a history of marvellous men in their incredibly stupid flying machines that have too many or
Someone told us it's all happening at the zoo. That someone is illustrator and science communicator Hana Ayoob, that zoo is the World's Worst Zoo, and what's happening there? Well, there's taxidermy from Barry, renegade honey badgers from Hana
To celebrate us reaching an arbitrary, but also pretty impressive milestone, Ben and Barry find out absolutely everything about the number 250.  The trivia tunnels take them to Chinese slang, numerology, Fermat's last theorem and a cracking rab
* We're now on Instagram! @worstfoot * It's the big birthday, the day of days, let the jubilation commence! Worst Foot Forward's 250th Episode arrives in all its rag-glads, dressed down to the ones and ready to party like it's 1499. Ben and Bar
* We're now on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/worstfoot/ * It's the week of our 250th show and we've planned a bumper celebration period for you! Coming up on Wednesday you'll get the 250th episode itself with lots of special appearances
Roll up your sleeves, wiggle your fingers thaumaturgically and make sure your magical staff is fully charged as we uncover the worst wizards in history and fiction.  Joined by children's author and Norse god wrangler Louie Stowell we rate a par
CONTAAAAAAAAACT! *sound of spinning propellers followed by the clanging of a disintegrating engine* We're joined this week by star of West End musical hit Operation Mincemeat David Cumming to talk about the world's worst marvelous men in the th
It's getting a bit sunnier here in the UK so we're adopting a sunny outlook this week. It's one of our intermittent epiosdes where we go back to former shows, revisit the topics and look for the BEST in that category rather than worst. We explo
We're feeling erotic, acrobatic and adventurous this week as we're joined by comedian, actor, writer and bedroom athlete Sam Pamphilon to decide upon the very worst that the karma sutra can throw at us. As well as the most infamous sex guide in
We are lifting our eyes to the heavens this week and not just because we are rolling them in disgust but because we are trying to espy the world's worst astronomer. We have QI Elf and lapsed physicist Lauren Gilbert joining us to check out Tych
Ben is away on vacation this week so we're releasing our usual monthly bonus episode on a Monday as it's all about holidays! Featuring the world's shortest runways, audacious attempts to smuggle fish through airports, the king who tried to bugg
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