The Conversation Hat

The Conversation Hat

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A podcast for geeks, artists and terrible people:…


Tupac was a Hologram Lion [Ep68 ft Bim Adeyi]
Oct 6 • 42 min
Bim Adeyi is a stand-up comic currently based in Cambridge, who joins Liam & Ben this week to discuss The Reptilian Agenda conspiracy theory, our circus roles and favourite directors. You can find Bim on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBimMind/…
Livestream: Dr Prepper
Sep 22 • 44 min
A livestreamed podcast in which Liam & Ben discuss the inevitable apocalypse - we watch some archive footage to learn how to survive a nuclear war. We hope that you finish this episode with the tools needed to thrive in the apocalypse. You can find the…
Violently Pooie In Peru [Ep67 ft Richard Jackson]
Sep 8 • 56 min
Richard Jackson is co-host of Val Verde Broadcasting on YouTube as well as a freelance filmmaker. Richard joins Liam & Ben to answer questions pulled from The Almighty Hat including films we refuse to watch; our ideal post-apocalypse and the ultimate…
Livestream: On Ice!
Aug 25 • 58 min
Our first-ever livestream, in which Liam & Ben work their way through a big pile of Buzzfeed quizzes. Mostly Disney-themed. This livestream was a lot of fun, we’ll certainly do more in the future! Thanks to all who watched the broadcast live, it was…
Queef Bastion [Ep66 ft Roman Armstrong]
Aug 11 • 31 min
How long can you avoid the dentist? How old is the pizza guy? All this and more as Liam & Ben are joined by good friend Jeremy Ma- … er, Roman Armstrong. Hope you like millennials. ============================== Our plan is that this show will always be…
The B Show - Oh, I Do Like To Be…
Jul 28 • 28 min
A sunny seaside jaunt turns into a raunchy podcast. That’s an occupational hazard really, isn’t it? ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer r9wss9p9
Harder, Better, Faster, Sandra [Ep65 ft Kathryn Mather]
Jul 14 • 32 min
Stand-up comedian Kathryn Mather joins Liam & Ben to answer questions pulled from The Almighty Hat. Topics this week include infinite money, simulation games and naming our sex tapes. You can find Kathryn on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KathMathComedy Or…
The B Show - E3 2019
Jun 30 • 32 min
E3 rolls around once more and Ben & Liam get all excited about the new game announcements, up-coming releases and updates. Listen in to see what titles are exciting them and which ones make them go “oh, really? OK…” If, for some reason, you want to see…
Bollox, Maddox [Ep64 ft Craig Maddox]
Jun 16 • 52 min
Singer-songwriter Craig Maddox joins the team this week to discuss group dances, social obligations and to play a rousing round of Getting To Know You. Check out Craig’s fantastic music over here: https://www.facebook.com/craig.maddox.music/…
The B Show - Rumours
Jun 2 • 33 min
We heard some rumours about The Hat which are only safe to discuss on The B Show. ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer
Ditched Soup Fetishists [#63 ft. Rich Wilson]
May 19 • 49 min
Rich “Woke, Feminist, Geezer” Wilson is a fantastic stand-up comic, who also hosts Insane In The Men Brain - a chat show about men’s mental health. Find Rich on Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamrichwilson Check out Insane In The Men Brain on your podcast…
The B Show - A Game To End All Games
May 5 • 48 min
A spoilerific episode in which Ben & Liam discuss, in detail, the new Marvel movie, Avengers: Endgame. We talk about deaths, character arcs, actor’s contracts and much, much more. Suffice to say, if you give a damn about spoilers maybe leave this episode…
Digging A Hole [Se3ep19 ft Chris Spalton]
Apr 21 • 40 min
Chris Spalton is an illustrator, speaker and UX designer based somewhere between Norwich and Cambridge. He joins Ben, Liam and The Conversation Hat to discuss childhood hobbies and the colour of eels. Check out Eelman Chronicles on Gumroad.com:…
The B Show - Poor Eating Decisions
Apr 7 • 29 min
In this episode of the B Show, Ben & Liam talk food: poor eating decisions and Gordon Ramsey is less than impressed by Ben’s noodle. ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer Artwork by Lauren Garnett
Unravelling Into Unworkable Nonsense [Se3ep18 ft Jay Foreman]
Mar 24 • 51 min
Jay Foreman is a stand-up comedian, children’s comic and YouTube creator. He joins us to chat about haunting, re-casting roles with Robin Williams and giving bad advice. Check out Jay’s website: https://www.jayforeman.co.uk/ And Jay’s YouTube channel:…
The B Show - Any Good Books?
Mar 10 • 39 min
In this episode of The B Show Ben & Liam discuss books and authors they’ve enjoyed in the past and other’s they look forward to indulging in. Liam reveals too much about his problematic brain, and Ben takes control of a book store. ================ Hosted…
Tall People [Se3ep17 ft Spanners]
Feb 24 • 44 min
Podcaster, F1 commentator and BBC Radio host Richard “Spanners” Ready joins Ben & Liam to discuss voice-swaps; elephant-trunk vs giraffe neck and to have their fortunes told by hard biscuits. Check out Spanners’ show, Missed Apex Podcast here:…
The B Show - First Jobs
Feb 10 • 42 min
Liam & Ben come together to discuss their first jobs and to relentlessly mispronounce “Vineyard”, whilst The Hat is distracting the Prime Minister. ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer Artwork by Lauren Garnett
The B Show - New Year, Same Show
Jan 27 • 37 min
Happy New Year! Liam & Ben discuss resolutions whilst The Hat air-lifts Piers Morgan to the sausage factory ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer Artwork by Lauren Garnett
The B Show - Merry Christmas, Omega Spice
Dec 24, 2018 • 41 min
A festive special in which Liam and Ben chat about Christmas traditions and the Spice Girls. ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer Artwork by Lauren Garnett
Tingle Is A Wrong-Un’ [Se3ep16 ft Steve McNeil]
Dec 16, 2018 • 42 min
We welcome Steve McNeil to the show, video game comedian; former team captain in Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit; author of Hey! Listen!, releasing in April 2019. In this episode we discuss the worst sidekicks in gaming; creepiest video game characters; and the…
The B Show - Walking Dead
Dec 2, 2018 • 33 min
Liam & Ben discuss The Walking Dead as well as several other zombie franchises and many things in-between. ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer Artwork by Lauren Garnett
The B Show - Better Red Than Dead…. Redemption…. 2
Nov 18, 2018 • 31 min
In this, the inaugural episode of The Conversation Hat: B Show, Liam & Ben discuss Red Dead Redemption 2, cowboys in general, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey and many things in-between. ================ Hosted by Liam Taylor & Ben Pierson Edited by Laura Elmer…
Gaslit by LucasArts [Se3ep15 ft ReadyUp]
Oct 14, 2018 • 49 min
Our guests this week are Susan and Stewart, 2 of the Ready-Up team - these guys regularly publish reviews, previews, lets plays and go live on Twitch. In this episode we discuss the creepiness of Punch & Judy shows; games we’re looking forward to and…
The Cornetto Trilogy [Se3ep14 ft Hannah Touhey - PS Bipolar]
Sep 30, 2018 • 45 min
Hannah Touhey runs the PS Bipolar blog and today joins to discuss the Cornetto Trilogy, ear worms and much more besides. PS Bipolar details Hannah’s struggles with Bipolar disorder, from her diagnosis in 2012. While this is a comedy show, we do touch on…
What’s Your Greatest Weakness? [Se3ep13 ft Ben’s Dad]
Sep 16, 2018 • 34 min
Ben’s Dad makes an appearance in this episode of The Conversation Hat Podcast - we talk about lightsabers, job interviews and much, much more besides! Ben’s Dad doesn’t want to plug anything, he just likes having a chat. ============================== Our…
Ben’s Dad’s Theme
Sep 16, 2018 • 0 min
Ben’s Dad’s Theme by Odd Creative
Hence, Enamel [Se3ep12 ft Si]
Sep 2, 2018 • 44 min
Si Pettit is a regular collaborator and irregular guest on The Conversation Hat. He also plays bass in London good-time grungers, Subterranean Popular. We chat about TV shows we wish were brought back, grave robbing vs archaeology, and materials for false…
Pub Music for Bounty Hunters [Se3ep11 ft Ashens]
Aug 5, 2018 • 40 min
Stuart “Ashens” Ashen is, amongst many things, a well-known YouTuber who’s channel is dedicated to reviewing oddities, games and gadgets - usually knock-offs of successful products and brands. We caught-up with Stuart during Norwich Gaming Fest 2018 to…
Double Eyepatch [Se3ep10 ft Simon Caine]
Jul 22, 2018 • 37 min
Simon Caine is a stand-up comic, writer and podcast host who we’ve been trying to pin-down for about a year now. He was kind enough to find time to talk to us in a field, during the Cambridge Comedy Fringe Festival. We chat about accessorising like a…
Human Wings [Se3ep9 ft Bim Adeyi]
Jul 8, 2018 • 33 min
Bim Adeyi, a fantastic stand-up comedian, joins us to talk about things we’d love to catapult towards other things, and how we’d avoid getting killed by Henry VIII. Bim is a stand-up comedian, orginally from Canada, who can be found performing various…
Joyous Wonder in your Mouth [Se3ep8 ft Andy Knowles]
Jun 24, 2018 • 38 min
Andy Knowles is senior level designer at Ninja Theory - the game design studio who gained everybody’s attention with the incredible Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. Andy was kind enough to find time to talk about poisoned salad; singed shoes; running with…
Scent-Sational! [Se3ep7 ft Roman]
Jun 3, 2018 • 26 min
Irregular guest Roman Armstrong joins Liam & Ben for the first time in Season 3 to discuss our favourite scents and play a rousing round of Getting To Know You! This episode features the sketch Detective Bastard, written by Liam & Laura, voiced by Ben,…
Mobile Mango Mogul [Se3ep6 ft Iszi Lawrence]
May 27, 2018 • 43 min
Iszi Lawrence is a stand-up comic, podcaster and history buff who generously made time to appear on this fortnight’s Conversation Hat Podcast. We discuss our ideal burial items, the reasons that Mongolia completely pwned in Age of Empires II, and how to…
Old, Hard Milk [Se3ep5 ft Eleanor Costello]
May 13, 2018 • 38 min
Our guest is Eleanor Costello - writer, blogger, photographer of doors, amongst other things. More info on Eleanor’s website, including a massive list of writing credits: http://www.eleanorcostello.com This episode features a musical music entitled Let’s…
A Lovely Poo [Se3ep4, ft John Wheeler, Hayseed Dixie]
Apr 29, 2018 • 22 min
John Wheeler, (AKA Barley Scotch), is the singer, guitarist and occasional fiddle player for folk’n’roll parody band, Hayseed Dixie. We discuss Liam’s hatred of camping, and just what it is that Wally / Waldo is hiding from. Want to watch some Hayseed…
Weaponized Tiger Balm [Se3ep3, ft Dazz & Greg, DidYouKnowGaming?]
Apr 15, 2018 • 40 min
Today on the Conversation Hat Podcast we’re joined by Dazz and Greg - 2 of the team behind YouTube’s most-subscribed gaming trivia channel, DidYouKnowGaming? We discuss games that did not live-up to expectations, invent animal-based weapons on the spot…
Shooting Buffalo Out A Canon [Se3ep2, ft Dan Kirk, Local Distortion]
Apr 1, 2018 • 34 min
This week’s guest is Dan Kirk, host of Local Distortion Podcast which features the best underground and alternative bands in our area. Topics for discussion include Disney songs and Christmas Carols. This episode features a sketch entitled The N Word,…
Cat-Egg Yorkshire Pudding [Se3ep1, ft Harri Beasley]
Mar 18, 2018 • 39 min
Welcome back to a new series of your favourite podcast! Launching this third series with hosts Ben & Liam is one of Cambridge’s most prolific musicians, Harri Beasley. Points for discussion in this episode include the foods we’d miss in an apocalypse, the…
Se2 Bloopers & Outtakes
Jan 10, 2018 • 17 min
We’re about to enter our 3rd year - crickey! You don’t get that much podcasting done without breaking a few omelettes though, and these are those omelettes! …. Yes… Thanks to all the guests who’ve made this a special series for us. We’re super grateful to…
Joseph Grindpattern & The Mona Lisa Worm Releaser [Short Story]
Jan 6, 2018 • 15 min
Joseph Grindpattern awakes in his car, having crashed in the centre of Paris. Short story by Liam Taylor. Narrated by Liam Taylor; Joseph Grindpattern & The Ill Fitting Ninja voiced by Roman Armstrong; Guardly Guardington & Janet Crayola voiced by Ben…
The Rigidity of Erections [Se2ep21, ft Chris Norton-Walker]
Nov 12, 2017 • 38 min
Comedian Chris Norton-Walker joins the Conversation Hat crew to discuss all manner of things, not just boners: school trips to Russia; the difference between Marmite and Vegemite; hunter-gathering; and Liam’s handwriting. This episode features Drowning In…
Ben Doesn’t Like Spiders [Se2ep20, ft Owen Barbet]
Oct 29, 2017 • 36 min
This week we’re talking to film maker Owen Barbet, who’s currently recording a project about phobias with Ben. We discuss our historical BFFs and our favourite methods of measuring time. Normal. Show notes & further info:…
Cereal Confessions [Se2ep19, ft Tom, Stagger Indie]
Oct 15, 2017 • 39 min
Today’s guest is Tom Taylor, co-host of Stagger Indie on Cambridge 105. Stagger Indie is a diverse music show which features a healthy dose of local artists. In this episode we discuss sleep, comfort foods and the origin of boobies. More info on Stagger…
The Conversation Plimsoll [Se2ep18, ft Roman]
Oct 1, 2017 • 31 min
Roman joins us in the studio to discuss what really killed the dinosaurs, vegan cheese, and how to create a perpetual motion engine using a cat and some butter. This episode features the song Ode To Toast, by Liam. Show notes & further info:…
Raw Meat, Becoming A Spy & Celebrity Torture [Se2ep17, ft Charlotte Steggz]
Sep 17, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode we are joined by Cambridge food blogger and employment genius, Charlotte Steggz! The hat commands that we talk about the food situation in Cambridge, becoming a spy, tormenting celebrities and play Getting To Know You. You can check out…
What Punishments Await Us In Hell? [Se2ep16 ft John Renney]
Sep 3, 2017 • 31 min
This week Liam and Ben are joined by filmmaker John Renney to discuss the ironic tortures that wait for us in hell; the skills we’d like to develop; and to play Getting To Know You. This episode features the musical creation entitled Squishy Podcast. Our…
Knitting, Clowns and Songs that make us Cry [Se2ep15 ft Si]
Aug 19, 2017 • 31 min
This week we welcome back one of our irregular lovelies, Si. We discuss gender equality in Dr Who, (because we’re current), clowns, sharks, clown-sharks, and whaling on the moon. Show notes & further info: stabbedpanda.com/wp/convohat_se2ep15/…
Diggerland, Advertising & Talking with Birds [Se2ep14 ft Wesley Freeman-Smith]
Aug 6, 2017 • 32 min
Is Legoland more or less appealing than Diggerland? What even is Diggerland? Which animals would we like to talk to? Which adverts have worked on us? All this and much more is discussed with Wesley Freeman-Smith! Wes recently set up the collaborative…
Sainthood, Bi-Polar Bears, Ghosts & Fun Shirts [Se2ep13, ft Tom Gaskell]
Jul 23, 2017 • 36 min
What would you like to be the patron saint of? Have you ever seen a ghost? All this and more on this week’s episode, featuring Cambridgeshire musician & producer Tom Gaskell. This episode features the sketch Get The F*ck Out Of The Road written by Si…
Favourite Tetris Shapes, SpaceX and Charmander Socks [Se2ep12 ft Ben’s Dad]
Jul 9, 2017 • 30 min
Today’s guest is Ben’s Dad, (insert Ben’s Dad’s Theme Tune here). We talk about our favourite Tetris shapes; who we’d take as our guest on SpaceX to Mars; Ben’s Charmander socks; and we play Getting To Know You. As mentioned in this episode we’re running…
Overwatch Heroes we HATE, Cats in Boxes & Crisp Sandwiches [Se2ep11, ft Jamie]
Jun 25, 2017 • 32 min
We’re joined this week by Jamie Davidson, who is a regular contributor to Stabbed Panda’s Music History series on YouTube, as well as Stabbed Panda Gaming. As mentioned in this episode we’re running a competition from now until July 17th (2017), where…
You Can’t Trust Wombles, Raised by Giraffes & Surfing [Se2ep10, ft John Michael-Lowe]
Jun 11, 2017 • 29 min
Trustworthiness of Wombles, Surfing, and being Raised by Animals - all this and more is up for discussion with our guest John Michael-Lowe. This episode features the instrumental song And Another Thing. Show notes & further info:…
A Time-Travelling Trampolinist [Se2ep9, ft Tony Law]
May 28, 2017 • 26 min
The worst baby names, short shorts and the end of the world are up for discussion this week with comedian Tony Law. Recorded backstage at The Junction, Cambridge (that’s why it’s all reverbie) This episode features the Market Research sketch, written band…
Boob-head, E.T. got Buff & Shoe Harnessing [Se2ep8, ft Paul]
May 14, 2017 • 34 min
This week we discuss boob-headedness, and our most recent lies amongst other things, with our good buddy Paul. This episode features the song Sad Zombie and the Censorship Sketch, both written and performed by Ben and Liam. Show notes & further info:…
Chainsaws for Legs, Milk & the Letter S [se2ep7 ft Si]
Apr 30, 2017 • 28 min
We’re joined by regular Stabbed Panda contributor, Si, to discuss big faces, the letter S, and milk. Oh, the time we had. This episode features the Intermission Song, by Liam. Show notes & further info: http://stabbedpanda.com/wp/convohat_se2ep7/…
Pugilism, Canned Foods & the Price of Freddos [Se2ep6 ft Ali Warwood]
Apr 16, 2017 • 34 min
Our guest this week is comedienne and host of Cambridge’s Commoner’s Comedy Club, Ali Warwood. This episode features the bizarre 3-part sketch entitled Voicemail 1571, written by Liam and reacted-to (live) by Roman Armstrong.…
All Kinds of Geography, Stanky Cats and West Country Cher [Se2ep5 ft Stoner]
Apr 2, 2017 • 33 min
This week we chat with Will Stoner, long-term friend of Liam’s who’s seldom in the area. Will is colour blind and works with numbers or something. THANKS WILL. This episode features Eli The Donkey, a musical composition by Liam.…
Mounted Heads, a Genie’s Pockets & a Carrot Called Svengali [Se2ep4 ft Roman]
Mar 19, 2017 • 32 min
Today’s episode features irregular guest, and prolific doer of things, Roman Armstrong. Also, because it might not be obvious, Roman had earlier learnt the word “mandem”, so expect that to crop up a bit… This episode features Composed For Smell, a sketch…
Mumble Mia
Mar 12, 2017 • 0 min
Parody of a classic ABBA hit, used in Se2ep3 (ft MCiPod). Feel free to download.
Invasion of Privacy, Bad Dancing & FART. [Se2ep3 ft MCiPod]
Mar 5, 2017 • 33 min
Today our guest is Ian Perry, also known as Cambridge’s foremost nerdy white-boy rapper and founder of Aaahh!! Real Records: https://records.real-industries.co.uk/ This episode features Mumble Mia, a re-worked version of a classic by Liam.…
Gaming Special! [Se2ep2 ft Holly Robinson]
Feb 19, 2017 • 34 min
For our gaming special we are joined by freelance gaming journalist, Holly Robinson. Yey! This episode features The Gang Secretary sketch, written by Ben, Liam and featuring Roman, and the track This Town Is Too Big. ============================== Our…
The Evils of Left-Handedness [Se2ep1 ft Professor Elemental]
Feb 5, 2017 • 34 min
Today we’re joined by Steampunk MC and all-round smashing chap, Professor Elemental. You can find out more about the Professor’s music, tours and other creative outlets on his website: https://www.professorelemental.com/ This episode features The Day…
Se1 Bloopers & Anniversary Special (Yey!)
Jan 22, 2017 • 18 min
So turns out it’s been a whole year since we uploaded our first episode! Hnngh! Seems like longer… anyway… We thought we’d mark the occasion by releasing a batch of bloopers and out-takes along with a quick preview of Series 2, which launches on Feb 5th.…
Worst Presents, Favourite Carols and Rudolf the Bastard [2016 X-Mas Special, ft Ben’s Dad]
Dec 22, 2016 • 43 min
A festive special to warm your hearts and full your bellies, (don’t eat the internet or your mobile devices). Featuring our very own budget Father Christmas…. Ben’s Dad, (at Christmas) Please do enjoy whatever you choose to celebrate this time of year,…
Season 1 Finale & Halloween Spooktacular! [Ep21, ft Si]
Oct 30, 2016 • 19 min
OK, so, that was quite a week. Right now we’re stuck in hell, (yes, actual hell), indefinitely to work on Series 2 - ALSO! Thanks for sticking around for Series 1! What a wild ride. Season 2 will return in the new year, but remember to find us on Facebook…
Dead Celebrities, Signature Subs & Pampering yourself silly! [Ep20, ft Griff Jameson]
Oct 16, 2016 • 28 min
This episode features Griff Jameson, solo singer-songwriter and guitarist/vocalist in Fred’s House. We discuss celebritites we’d like to bring back from the dead, our signature subs and how we pamper ourselves. Griff’s solo music on Facebook:…
Smart vs Happy, Autobiographies and Teeth Necklaces [Ep19, ft Jordy]
Oct 2, 2016 • 30 min
This week the Hat crew are joined by artist, and one half of experimental band LocketHead, Jordy. We feature a new sketch, The Song Lyric Killer, written by Liam, Laura and Ben, which features Liam and Ben. ============================== Our plan is that…
Favourite Numbers, Sexiest Disney Characters and Changing the Future [Ep18, ft Roman]
Sep 18, 2016 • 30 min
Irregular guest, Roman, joins us to discuss our favourite numbers, whether or not we’d change our futures or our pasts, and the most physically appealing Disney characters. Featuring new sketch, the USS Really Big Ship. ============================== Our…
Worst Film Ever, Childhood Sweets & Satan’s Surname [Ep17, ft Shorty]
Sep 4, 2016 • 28 min
In this episode we are joined by Shorty, who famously declares that he is not a Huguenot… Whatever that means… We discuss our worst dreams, favourite childhood sweets, awful films and whether or not Satan has a surname. Liam takes on an entire musical…
Beating-Up Schoolchildren, Sexy Koalas and King Werewolf! [Ep16 ft Too Cool Kid]
Aug 21, 2016 • 27 min
This week’s guest is singer and guitarist of Cambridge rock band Too Cool Kid, Jay Plent. You can, (and should), check out Too Cool Kid and download their entire repertoire from BandCamp: https://toocoolkid.bandcamp.com/ In this episode we talk about…
Celebrity Frankenstein, Everyone Gets A Fiver & Yawning In Your Sleep [Ep15, ft Kay Blayney]
Aug 7, 2016 • 27 min
Today’s guest and mediator-of-the-inevitable-craziness is Kay Blayney. Kay is a host on Cambridge 105, as well as working in various arts-related and education positions. We discuss our ideal celebrity, built from other celebrities’ body parts; what laws…
Childhood Dreams, Time Travel, and A.I. Will Kill Us All! [Ep14 ft Jennifer Poi]
Jul 24, 2016 • 27 min
Today we’re joined by Jennifer Poi who is, amongst other things, a culinary workshop leader in the Cambridge area. We discuss human’s doom at the hands of A.I., what we wanted to be as children, and what eras we’d most like to live in. The Conversation…
Disregarding Technology, Monkey Butlers & The Death of Romance [Ep13 Ben’s Dad]
Jul 10, 2016 • 25 min
We’re delighted to be joined, once again, by Ben’s father - Mick Pierson, (Not Mick Person as my auto-correct would have you believe). Discussed are topics including the best animals to employ as butlers, the death or otherwise of romance, and what pieces…
The Dirtiest Jokes, Favourite Robots and Sweetcorn Hatred [Ep12 ft Rebecca Brown]
Jun 26, 2016 • 25 min
Ben and Liam are joined by stage manager and theatrical technician Rebecca Brown to discuss their rudest jokes, favourite robots and Liam’s hatred of sweetcorn. This episode includes sketches from the South Wigan Academy. The Conversation Hat is hosted by…
Chimera Party, Mythical Creatures and Piercings [Ep11, ft Si]
Jun 12, 2016 • 23 min
A mythical creatures special in which Ben, Liam and irregular guest Si have to build their own chimera. Also discussed are the Hokey Cokey, Piercings and Si’s explicit penis. This episode includes a sketch entitled The Plague Of Minor Inconveniences.…
Shoes are Obsolete, & the Unobtainable Goal of Penmanship [Ep10 ft Hannah Lucas]
May 29, 2016 • 24 min
In this episode the hat interrogates dramatist and therapist-in-training Hannah Lucas. This episode also features the epic musical endeavour, (and possible Eurovision 2017 front-runner), The Trouble With Knaves. The Conversation Hat is hosted by Ben…
Maximum Mayonaise, Your Pirate Name & The 100 Acre Wood Brawl! [Ep9 ft Tom Anderson]
May 15, 2016 • 23 min
In this episode we invite freelance cinematographer and all-round “smashing chum” Tom Anderson to be questioned by the hat. Included is a new instalment of Super Ultra Mega Hyper Man Thing! We also include the 5 minute jingle, which you can view the…
Forget A Game, The Adventures of Jake Martin & Bee Puns [Ep8, ft Jake Martin]
May 1, 2016 • 24 min
This episode we’re joined by soon-to-be world superstar singer-songwriter Jake Martin to discuss games and bees, (amongst other things) Here’s more from him: http://jakemartinmuzic.com Included is the sketch Harry Potter & The Education Reform. Written by…
Fight For Your Rights [Ep7, ft Oliver Squirrel]
Apr 17, 2016 • 23 min
This week the conversation hat has found Pop My Mind creator, Oliver Squirrel! Pop My Mind is a cross-media platform which encourages users to create in response to previous uploads. Check it out, (or else!) www.popmymind.com/ Squirrelled-away in the…
Useless Animals, Buns, Limericks, and Shouting! [Ep6, ft Mandy Holliday]
Apr 3, 2016 • 23 min
This week the conversation hat has tracked down the very entertaining Mandy Holliday. Due to her skills as a children’s entertainer, actress and writer she has been called upon for Hat-Duty. (She also happens to be Roman’s mother) Nestled in the podcast…
Top 5 Albums, Cats vs Dogs & Improving Everyday Items [Ep5, ft Ben’s Dad]
Mar 20, 2016 • 20 min
This week the conversation hat had the pleasure of having two members of the Pierson family in the same room. Ben’s Dad (sometimes known as Mick Pierson) joined us to battle minds and hats! Hidden within the podcast are sketchs ‘Santa at 30’ and ‘Parents…
Life Hacks Vs Common Sense, Popcorn, and What if Men had Periods? [Ep4, ft Roman Armstrong]
Mar 6, 2016 • 22 min
This week, Roman Armstrong and the hat went head to head to win the conversation fight! Nestled within the podcast is sketch ‘Super-ultra-mega-hyper-man-thing Vs. Hieronymus Manfred Colapepsi Symthe’ and some great musical advice for your love life. Not…
Alien Fish, Elbow Scrags & Gentlemanly Quiche [Ep3, ft David Mitchell-Jones]
Feb 21, 2016 • 22 min
This week, the conversation hat has summoned musician David Mitchell-Jones to the questioning chamber! In addition to the usual tomfoolery, we chronicle the adventures of Gornar The Destroyer, and enjoy musical trinket Where Do All The Bad Colours Go? Did…
Is Facebook Evil? Top 5 YouTube Channels, & Do Puppies Have Christmas? [Ep2, ft Si]
Feb 7, 2016 • 21 min
This week, the conversation hat has chosen to question the irregular guest Si Pettit! Si is a regular contributor to Stabbed Panda Projects and creates electro music under the fruity alias ‘Mangoflush’. Included in the show is sketch…
Jungle Penguins, Bagpuss & The Illuminati [Ep1, ft Kitty Devereux]
Jan 23, 2016 • 22 min
This episodes’ guest was alternative model and fire-performer Kitty Devereux. You should like her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Kitty-Devereux-Model-and-Performer-280142205353867 You can support The Conversation Hat via Patreon:…