Don't Lets Chart with Ben and Phil

Don't Lets Chart with Ben and Phil

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Two friends try to make sense of the modern world through the use of charts, top ten lists, stupid quizzes and mindless trivia. Join them, won’t you?


Don’t Lets Chart 120 - That’s A Good Point
Aug 18 • 37 min
And so we reach the final destination of the Don’t Lets Chart Summer Roadshow and also the final episode of series one. We hope you’ve enjoyed the past five months of facts and nonsense and we’re going out with our biggest adventure yet. Yes, even bigger…
Don’t Lets Chart 119 – Do You Like Dickens
Aug 11 • 36 min
Another jump on the increasingly stupid Don’t Lets Chart Summer Roadshow as Ben and Phil travel back in time to visit The Book Tower in order to promote Ben’s new book. If you dont know, its probably best not to ask. Just strap in for what the Mr Men did…
Don’t Lets Chart 118 - The Popular Humanoid Bear
Aug 4 • 37 min
A bit of a relativity jump on the Don’t Lets Chart Roadshow this week as we visit Beanotown. OrGotham. Or wherever Whizzer and Chips incorporating Scouse Mouse took place as its a comics special. Which were best - the good old British weekly or yer…
Don’t Lets Chart 117 - BOUNTY!
Jul 28 • 35 min
Ohhhh, how good is this? The “Don’t Lets Chart Summer Roadshow” is on the move again and this week visits definitely DEFINITELY Australia to talk all things Antipodean, but mostly funny place names, weird food and the most surreal episodes of Neighbours.…
Don’t Lets Chart 116 - Hedges Capers
Jul 21 • 37 min
Woah dude, its a new episode of the “Don’t Lets Chart Summer Roadshow” and Ben and Phil are visiting “Mawkins, Indianus” - home to “Stangler Thongs” - which is legally different from anything on Netflix set in the mid 80s and about obsolete Americana.…
Don’t Lets Chart 115 - The Worst Motown Trio Of All Time
Jul 14 • 37 min
Framed for a crime they probably did commit, Ben and Phil are making melonade from rocks and dust by turning their six week community service into a summer roadshow just like all those people we’re not allowed to talk about anymore used to do on Radio One…
Don’t Lets Chart - The Best Of (Volume One)
Jul 7 • 35 min
A totally new episode we made that definitely isn’t a best of the first five episodes with bonus items because we’re a bit burnt out after four months and need a week off. Featuring: Why George Clooney shouldnt be allowed near your cat (or Meryl Streep),…
Don’t Lets Chart 114 - Chekhov’s Chicken
Jun 30 • 36 min
It’s a five-alarm all out listener takeover episode as Ben and Phil hand the whole show over to you for questions, guest charts and comments, alongside special appearances by our friends at Round The Archives and Tim Worthington off of the Guardian. Plus:…
Don’t Lets Chart 113 - Crime Alert!
Jun 23 • 35 min
Or “Congratulations! It’s A Knife!” Put yer hands up and drop the off-brand “Avengerists” action figure! Detectives Ben Baker and Phil Catterall are on the lookout for terrible toys from the past, street messers and sex type people doing naughty kissing…
Don’t Lets Chart 112 - The Answer Is Quavers
Jun 16 • 36 min
Sunday, Sunday here again and…wait, we dont upload our new episodes on Sundays, do we? Aaahhhh, but we do. Presenting our mildly irrelevant move to Sundays for the forseeable future. In this week’s episode, Ben Baker and Phil Catterall attempt to provide…
Don’t Lets Chart 111 - What Night Is Space Bins?
Jun 9 • 36 min
Hello space fans and fellow mutants to the latest podcast from Moon Ben Baker and Phil “G-Balls” Catterall! In this one: sub-par superheroes, Royal Variety rave ups and strange stuff shot into space (but not necessarily stayed there…) Plus: the majesty of…
Don’t Lets Chart 110 - Trying To Swallow A Former Member of Bananarama
Jun 2 • 35 min
We all know what its like. You record a smash hit song but accidentally mention a brand name leading to a ban from the BBC so you have to fly 6,000 miles across the Atlantic to record two words then fly back again. To celebrate Ray Davies from the Kinks’…
Don’t Lets Chart 109 - No-One Voted For ALF
May 26 • 37 min
We’ve taken the bin box time machine back to 1987 again for the second and final part of our entirely listener-voted chart. Along the way, we pump up the volume, drown some Pound Puppies, chart the rise of Jonathan Ross, make Phil listen to Big Black for…
Don’t Lets Chart 108 - McKellen For Robocop
May 19 • 35 min
Presenting The First Annual 32 Fabulous Years of 1987 Show. Why? Dont worry about that. Just be dazzled and wowed by the bright colours and flammable materials of the era as Ben and Phil run down the first half of our listener’s selections for the best…
Don’t Lets Chart 107 - Slimer Stinks Of Onion IDST
May 12 • 35 min
Sponsored by Nixon’s Crisps. “The crisps that are crisps”. It was the philosopher Ian Reelbigfish who once sang “Sell out / with me oh yea / sell out / with me tonight”. And never has a truer word been skanked as your hosts Ben Baker and Phil Catterall…
Don’t Lets Chart 106 - Rotating Hannigans
May 5 • 36 min
It’s a bank holiday special as for the first time Ben and Phil are in the same room to record one of these. We enter “The Meet Zone” (or is that “the Meat Zone”?) for a rundown of what Nottingham has to offer, the strange world of beer naming and our…
Don’t Lets Chart 105 - Runaway Puppy Massacre
Apr 28 • 35 min
‘Boogie Legs’ Ben and The All-New Some Biscuits Crew are sure in for a s-s-spooky time when they investigate Old Man Catterall’s haunted mine to look for the secret hidden treasure of pop culture charts. And as they’ve just run past the same hallway…
Don’t Lets Chart 104 - Little Jenny Knives For Eyes
Apr 21 • 36 min
Ben’s not content with the ratings for the last few episodes so he’s decided to refit the whole show to be one of those murder podcasts that are doing insanely well in the charts. However, neither him or Phil are comfortable with the whole “murder” aspect…
Don’t Lets Chart 103 - Inhaling Some Chuckle Musk
Apr 14 • 34 min
Hey you! Are you interested in dead celebrities, Yorkshire heroes and ridiculous Happy Meal toys? Well stick around anyway as Ben and Phil look into why under no circumstances should you let someone fire a gun directly into your face, which action star is…
Don’t Lets Chart 102 - I Thought You Said Rapid Rodney
Apr 7 • 35 min
And so it was that our brave idiots Ben and Phil returned for a second adventure that the law of sequels suggests will probably not be as good as the first. With that in mind they look at Rotten Tomatoes’ Worst Sequels Ever with guest appearances from…
Don’t Lets Chart 101 - Clooney’s Catbox Comedy Company
Mar 31 • 36 min
We can all agree that pranks and April Fools’ jokes are invariably god awful and not in the slightest bit funny - but what would you do if it was the Hollywood superstar George Clooney pulling them on you? Ben and Phil put on their best “the actor Richard…