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GBA 65 Helen and Olly from Answer Me This

Getting Better Acquainted on July 04, 2012 15:37

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In GBA 65 we get better acquainted with Helen and Olly from the excellent podcast Answer Me This!

We talk the realities of awards ceremonies, the different sides of Chris Evans, the experience and cultural position of going to Oxford, trying to make money from podcasts, meeting Paul McCartney's son the TV show Lorraine, working with friends and husbands, the legacy of Jewish comedy, reading Olde English, the entertainment industry, Big Issue sales tactics, making stags heads from old clothes and more!

Answer Me This! has won both Gold and Silver Sony Radio Awards and European Podcast Award that was voted for by the public.

It's a comedy/entertainment podcast where Helen and Olly (and Martin the Sound Man) answer questions of all kinds provided by its audience.

The show has been named one of iTunes Podcasts of the year and is THE most popular UK independent podcast; it's been a critics choice for a variety of different magazines and newspapers. Read the full low down on the show here:

This episode is part of a strand of GBA where I talk to podcast makers and radio makers: Podcasters and Radio Makers by Getting Better Acquainted/

WHERE'S MARTIN? - He get's an episode all to himself which is coming out in 2 weeks on Wednesday 18th July!

Helen and Olly Plug:

The Answer Me This Jubilee special: It's £2.49 and available from iTunes and amazon.

I added to that a plug for their archive of classic episodes (each old episode is just 79p):

And their book:

And LAST MONDAY they announced the release of the new Answer Me This Sports Day Special: It's £2.49 and available from iTunes and amazon.

You can find AMT on iTunes, the Stitcher Smart Radio app and a bunch of other places. Like it's website: Like GBA it is a free independant podcast.

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