The Wittering Whitehalls

The Wittering Whitehalls

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Have you got a problem? Are you at the end of your tether? Perhaps you’d like to enlist the help of Michael & Hilary Whitehall? This podcast is your invitation to take a comfy seat in the Whitehall family home and garner their thoughts on everything from workouts to weddings, seaside towns to social media and everything in between. Expect rants, raves, harsh truths and expletives as Hilary & Michael consider your points of view and possibly even help you solve an issue! The Whitehalls are offering you complete access to their combined life experiences and the precious wisdom that they’ve gathered over the years, so why not take them up on it?! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com

Episodes

LIFE LESSONS: "Mrs Whitehall's kitchen hacks..."

This is PROPER public service broadcasting... Mrs Whitehall has 1001 excellent kitchen hacks that will absolutely blow your mind and she's sharing them with you right here, right now! Make sure you're subscribed! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
08/12/22·18m 56s

Moving House, Snazzy Dressing & Resolving Squabbles

Here's one for you, that's full to the point of bursting! There's a chance encounter on the stairs, a word on how to move house without falling out, how to make up if you DO fall out and whether or not a Whitehall shopping trip is a pleasant experience. And NEW FOR SERIES 2!!! Make sure you subscribe / follow so that you get the BONUS episodes every Thursday! The Wittering Whitehall's "Life Lessons" will educate, inform and delight, in a shorter (slightly) more concise package! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
05/12/22·41m 12s

LIFE LESSONS: "Do not go anywhere near nepotism..."

Struggling to hold down a job? Maybe you just can't get an interview to go your way... Mr Whitehall tells the story of when Jack convinced him to travel all the way to Tintagel, with less than satisfactory results. Plus, the times Mrs Whitehall has narrowly missed out, to inspire any of you who might have incurred a recent career setback! Make sure you're subscribed! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
01/12/22·18m 35s

Baby Names, Bullies & Travelling In Joggers

There's a wide selection of emails in this weeks Wittering Whitehall mail bag. From creative baby naming to a sage word on how to ward off the bullies at school. Plus, Australian mistranslation, shorts in the theatre and providing a 'public service'. And NEW FOR SERIES 2!!! Make sure you subscribe / follow so that you get the BONUS episodes every Thursday! The Wittering Whitehall's "Life Lessons" will educate, inform and delight, in a shorter (slightly) more concise package! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
28/11/22·46m 26s

LIFE LESSONS: "Making scrambled eggs? You'll need some eggs..."

There won't be too many of you who saw this one coming... This week, Mr Whitehall rolls up his sleeves and shows you what he's made of in the kitchen! With Hilary's supervision, you might just end up with a couple of recipes to have a go at! Make sure you're subscribed! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
24/11/22·23m 1s

A Proposal, A Painting & A Children's Entertainer

Michael & Hilary are back for another Monday mooch through your emails! This week, an embarrassing conversation that needs having with a teenager, a disappointing visit to an art gallery and a terrible entertainer. And NEW FOR SERIES 2!!! Make sure you subscribe / follow so that you get the BONUS episodes every Thursday! The Wittering Whitehall's "Life Lessons" will educate, inform and delight, in a shorter (slightly) more concise package! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
21/11/22·43m 7s

LIFE LESSONS: "If you aim for on time, you're going to be late..."

We can all agree on this lesson for life, can't we? No... Of course not. See if you can predict where Mr & Mrs Whitehall pitch themselves in this argument and absorb their advice accordingly. Make sure you're subscribed! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
17/11/22·17m 46s

Nicknames, Sex Education & DIY

What an enticing episode title!? Michael begins this week with a tale from the night before, where he was seated under a powerful air-conditioning unit and then got into a taxi with a man who was apparently oblivious to him. Plus, the family nickname list (it's a long one), how to educate your teens about sex and whether or not DIY is popular at Whitehall HQ. And NEW FOR SERIES 2!!! Make sure you subscribe / follow so that you get the BONUS episodes every Thursday! The Wittering Whitehall's "Life Lessons" will educate, inform and delight, in a shorter (slightly) more concise package! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
14/11/22·39m 12s

LIFE LESSONS: "Always tell the truth... Or don't."

So here's the very first LIFE LESSON from Mr & Mrs Whitehall. A snack-sized nugget, to give you food-for-thought over the weekend. In this first bonus helping, Hilary & Michael consider when it's best to tell the truth and when it's far better not to! Make sure you're subscribed! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
10/11/22·23m 0s

Bucket Lists, Old Heads & Conspiracy Theories!

They are returned, DL's! Back once again, to answer your questions, mull your queries and put the world to rights. In the first outing of series two, Michael misunderstands the point of a bucket list and Hilary wastes no time in making one! And NEW FOR SERIES 2!!! Make sure you subscribe / follow so that you get the BONUS episodes every Thursday! The Wittering Whitehall's "Life Lessons" will educate, inform and delight, in a shorter (slightly) more concise package! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
07/11/22·43m 22s

Series 2 - Coming November 7th!

DL's!!! They're back! Michael & Hilary will once again taking a deep dive into your wonderful emails and offering you wisdom, wit and the occasional rant! PLUS... Don't miss the EXTRA "Life Lessons" episode every Thursday! Episode 1 will be with you on Monday November 7th, so not too long to wait! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
31/10/22·2m 18s

Introducing: Back Then When !

Hey listener....we have a podcast we think you'd like. Back Then When is a brand-new podcast hosted by Keith Lemon and Lucie Cave. In each episode, BAFTA winning TV host and comedian Keith, and award-winning editor and presenter Lucie, are transported back through time... on a bonkers ‘do-you-remember-when-THAT-happened?!’ trip down pop and TV memory lane. Their visits through the decades take them on a nostalgic, mad-cap journey through a time when things were simpler and more fun… like when Peter Andre wrote a song called “Insania” and Posh and Becks got married on purple thrones. Listen now and subscribe on Global Player !
12/10/22·2m 19s

Bermuda Shorts, Andouillette & Wasabi!

So here it is, the last from The Wittering Whitehalls... FOR NOW! Keep an eye on this feed to see if they return... In this quick fire episode, Hilary & Michael make their way through some of the shorter questions they've had knocking around in the inbox, so prepare to find out Michael's favourite swear word (why not have a guess?), why Hilary can't stand an andouillette sausage and what REALLY happened when Jack gave Michael a wasabi nut! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
26/09/22·39m 58s

Kryptonite, Sports Day & Money Management

You know The Wittering Whitehalls by now... Ask Michael a question about cryptocurrency and what do you get...? A story about Superman of course! Plus, find out how Hilary balances the books in The Whitehall household and why there's beef with the Department of Work and Pensions... Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
20/09/22·45m 53s

Meditation, Horoscopes & Ghostly Goings-On

Are you sitting comfortably? Good. Let's drift into an other worldly state, with the help of Mr & Mrs Whitehall. Hear all about Hilary's wretched evening in a room full of smoke and find out Michael's opinion on horoscopes... Have a guess... Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
13/09/22·40m 16s

Robots, Time Travel & Learning A New Skill

It's up and away and off to the future for The Whitehalls this week. How would Michael deal with a house full of robots and what would he do with a time machine? Plus, does Hilary like the idea of becoming a circus ringmaster and what would she say to her younger self? Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
05/09/22·41m 42s

Phobias, Vaping & A Funeral Cortège

This week, it's time to come clean about irrational fears, vexatious behaviours and stressful situations. Plus, find out why The Whitehall's almost caused a scene in the middle of a funeral cortège! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
29/08/22·34m 31s

Camping, Haggling & A "Holy Man"

The emails keep on coming and The Whitehalls are more than happy to keep on wittering! This week, Mrs Whitehall tells us all just how much Mr Whitehall loves (loathes) camping and they embark upon a jaunt to the markets of Istanbul, the historic sights of Australia and the raunchy, darkened rooms of Las Vegas! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
22/08/22·36m 12s

Nail Polish-Gate, Reality TV & Strictly No Rehearsals...

Well, it looks as though The Wittering Whitehalls have their first '-gate' scandal! Find out all about why a bottle of 'mouthwash' almost did for Mr Whitehall, why reality TV is a polarising subject in the household and what happened when Strictly Come Dancing made an offer... Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
15/08/22·33m 41s

London Living, Collections & Soiling

Mr & Mrs Whitehall are back once again, to discuss whatever it is YOU want to discuss. This week, the letters come from all over the place, asking all sorts! The pros and cons of visiting London, how to cope with a collector and what should be done about that dreaded housework... Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
08/08/22·40m 41s

Pets, A Ski Trip & ... Nudity

You read that title correctly... This week, The Whitehall's tackle the subject of nudity. A state which apparently, Mr Whitehall is no stranger to. Find out how Anglo-German relations were left following an altercation in a hotel corridor and whether or not there's any middle ground, when it comes to pets! Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
01/08/22·34m 34s

Cinema Snacks, Festivals & Learning To Drive

Give yourself a moment to think... Who would you like to teach you to drive? Hilary or Michael? Perhaps your answer says something about who you are. This week, The Whitehalls consider their history in cars, whether it's acceptable to eat at the cinema and the pros and cons of attending a music festival. Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
25/07/22·31m 53s

Rome, Royals & Racy Pictures

Brace yourselves DL's, because this week is quite a ride. Winston is heavily involved (both Churchill and Whitehall, in fact), Hilary temporarily loses the ability to podcast and Michael remembers the time he got very angry with a ticket seller in Rome. Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
18/07/22·40m 26s

"Celebrity", Social Media & Gossip

The idea of this week's episode is to take a sneak peak into the glamorous world of "celebrity" and all that it entails, but what can Michael & Hilary tell us about what really goes on behind the scenes and how much trouble can one end up in, if one's social media starts playing up? Don't forget! How To Survive Family Holidays by Jack Whitehall (with Hilary & Michael Whitehall!) is now available in paperback, at all good book shops! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
11/07/22·33m 36s

Sleep, Exercise & The World of Sport

Here we go DL's! It's time for the next instalment of TWW's! This week, your emails have Hilary advising on exercise and goading Michael about things like 'walking football' and what time is the right time to go to bed. Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
04/07/22·42m 9s

Romance, Weddings & Parties

What a lovely trio of topics! That is... Unless you are Michael Whitehall. Find out how hard Hilary has to work to convince her darling husband to come to a party and the dalliance the Michael once had, with the daughter of a Prime Minister! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
27/06/22·36m 23s

Mobile Phones, Whistling & A Briefcase of Money

Here it is folks! Michael & Hilary Whitehall have flung open the door to their London home and they're inviting you in! In the inaugural episode, Hilary tries to explain what a YouTuber is and Michael relives a harrowing tale involving a hefty sum of cash. Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
27/06/22·28m 39s

COMING ON JUNE 27th!

Join Michael & Hilary Whitehall at their Thames embankment home as they share the wit, wisdom and knowledge on a range of topics, chosen by YOU! Perhaps you've got a nuisance neighbour, or an awkward conversation that you've put off for too long... Why not ask the Whitehalls what THEY would do!? Hilary will do her best to give a balanced, considered answer and Michael.... Won't do that. Episodes 1 & 2 will drop on Monday 27th June! Subscribe now! You can email your questions, thoughts or problems to TheWitteringWhitehalls@gmail.com
17/06/22·1m 12s
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