The Rest Is Entertainment

The Rest Is Entertainment

By Goalhanger Podcasts

The Rest Is Entertainment pulls back the curtain on television, movies, journalism and more with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde using their years of knowledge, enviable contact book and wit to bring you what’s hot, and what’s not in the world of entertainment.

Episodes

Can celebrities dodge jury service?

Could you be judged by Lorraine Kelly or Richard Madeley? Is fame a reason to avoid jury service? Does Richard now have enough knowledge to commit the perfect murder, and why is so much left on the cutting room floor of Hollywood? Your questions answered on The Rest Is Entertainment with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/02/24·31m 45s

Romantasy - the biggest genre you're not aware of?

Richard reveals some juicy details about his forthcoming new book but before then he and Marina delve into the world of 'romantasy', the genre which is taking up space on bookshelves at great pace. Plus a dissection of Dakota Johnson's Madame Web press tour, the return of Formula 1's Drive To Survive and which Gladiator Richard would have on House of Games. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Richard: American Fiction (Cinema) Live Maria: The Hills of California (Harold Pinter Theatre) and A Mirror (Trafalgar Theatre) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Pre-order Richard's new book here - www.wesolvemurders.co.uk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/02/24·49m 17s

What has happened to sketch shows and what doesn't Richard like on TV?

Is there anything Richard doesn't enjoy on TV? Are the personal prizes on Taskmaster really given away and just what has happened to the art of sketch shows? Another question and answer edition of The Rest Is Entertainment shining a light on those topics and more. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/02/24·34m 4s

Will Elon Musk buy Disney?

Will the Magic Kingdom soon have a new owner in Elon Musk? What if anything is wrong Gregg Wallace's much maligned Saturday routine? These two questions answered, plus who will win the battle between Universal Music Group and TikTok? Richard and Marina getting into these topics on this edition of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Richard: The Dog House (Channel 4) Live Maria: Macbeth (Donmar theatre) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/02/24·37m 52s

The secrets of 'blurb quotes' on books and who is to blame when a guest goes rogue?

What is the fallout when a guest goes wild on TV or radio? How genuine are recommendation quotes on books? And bizarre green room behaviour plus a much needed correction around Bob The Builder. Richard and Marina are back answering more of your questions on The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/02/24·31m 51s

How do you save Channel 4?

Channel 4 has announced big job cuts, where will it find it's next hit? Could Mr Beast be about to move from YouTube to the mainstream? And why are so many films and TV shows being shelved despite being finished? All that on this week's The Rest Is Entertainment with Marina Hyde and Richard Osman. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Richard: The Newsreader (iPlayer) Maria: Zone of Interest (Cinema) 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/02/24·42m 12s

Editing tricks, stopping leaks and how do you pitch shows?

How genuine are the reactions we see? How do you go about pitching a show? And how are the winners of The Traitors, Bake Off, MasterChef and others kept secret? Richard and Marina pull back the curtain on entertainment and answer your questions. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/02/24·34m 21s

Netflix and WWE, a tag-team to take on all streamers?

Netflix sign up WWE in a multi-billion dollar deal, but why? Should people be as upset as they are about Margot Robbie's Barbie Oscars nomination snub and finally, inside Jeff Bezozs 60th birthday party. All that and a little bit more on The Traintors with Marina and Richard on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/01/24·36m 43s

Quiz show cheats and could Bullseye return?

The art of filming managers on the touchline, why are antique shows addictive viewing, does cheating in quiz shows ever happen regularly, and what are the chances of Bullseye returning to prime time? Marina Hyde and Richard Osman work through those burning entertainment questions and more. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/01/24·24m 35s

Another music site bites the dust and will women's creative value be recognised?

With the demise of Pitchfork where next for music criticism? Will you be sampling Brooklyn Beckham's cooking on Uber Eats? And with women dominating the book charts, the box office and music - when will the world wake up and recognise their true worth? Join Richard and Marina as they navigate these topics on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Richard: Memento Mori (iPlayer) Maria: The Boy & The Heron / American Fiction / The Hold Over (Cinema) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/01/24·39m 32s

Who Will Win The Traitors?

Bonus episode! The Traitors comes to its conclusion this week. Richard and Marina give their rundown on the series so far, and who could be walking away victorious... Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/01/24·20m 3s

Favourite muppet, what is the fourth wall and will there be another Top Of The Pops?

Which muppets are Richard and Marina's favourites? In a world of streaming could we ever have another Top Of The Pops? Plus, newspaper columnists. Why do some get the column inches they do? Those questions and many more answered in this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment, get your question in via therestisentertainment@gmail.com Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee!  Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Richard: Last Stop Larimar (Netflix) Maria: The Curse (Paramount +) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/01/24·32m 24s

The nostalgic power of Gladiators and does publishing have a problem with ghost writers?

Has Gladiators won the Saturday night ratings war with a splash of nostalgia? Talking of nostalgia, do we need more holographic tours of dead musicians in light of the news that George Michael may well be heading to a stage near you soon? Talking of ghosts, is there an issue in the world of literature with celebrities taking credit for ghost written books? Richard and Marina dig into it all on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment.  Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee!  Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/01/24·46m 32s

How many jackpots can quiz shows really payout?

Who pays for the prize pot and how much can contestants really win on quiz shows? Food - are the judges on MasterChef eating reheated dishes? And what is behind the success of Mrs Brown's Boys? Those and more of your questions answered by Richard and Marina in this episode. 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/01/24·36m 18s

Can TV drama deliver justice in the real world?

It may have been 25 years since branch managers were convicted of theft and fraud, but the four-part ITV drama Mr Bates vs The Post Office has renewed public interest in the scandal. Richard and Marina explain the slowburn of the story and why entertainment can play a key role in keeping stories in the public eye. Luke Littler was a tale that kept people glued to the darts over Christmas, but what can darts tell us about sport in general, plus Maria and Richarsd's favourite show The Traitor's returns and Richard has a plan on how he'd win plus The Golden Globes kicks off awards season. 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/01/24·49m 51s

What we'll be glued to in 2024 and why do some shows never return to our screens?

Welcome to the first episode of The Rest Is Entertainment of 2024. Richard and Marina give their rundown of what their excited by in the year ahead across TV, movies, books and theatre. Richard also explains why longstanding titles such as A Question of Sport get cancelled, plus he lets us in on how the writing of his new book is coming along. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/01/24·40m 4s

How panel shows really work and is WWE high drama?

We asked, you answered... and then we answered. Its a first Q&A episode. Richard and Marina work through some of your burning questions on the world of entertainment from why do people go on property shows and not buy anything? Has Marina come face to face with anyone she's taken to task in an article? And Richard fills us in on how much of shows such as Have I Got News For You are scripted plus other more Boxing Day tasty entertainment secrets.  Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/12/23·35m 29s

Phone hacking. What happened, who was there, and what is the fallout?

Marina gives a first hand account of phone hacking and the culture on Fleet Street in the noughties. We delve into Netflix's data dump and explain the rationale of why they're releasing figures now, and with the festive season in full swing Richard and Marina examine the Hallmark Christmas movie production line. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! ✅ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/12/23·39m 58s

Taylor Swift, your person of the year?

Calling all Swifties! Richard and Marina discuss the powerhouse that is Taylor Swift being bestowed TIME Magazine's 'Person of The Year'; Richard breaks down the battle for Christmas number 1 - and provides plenty of musical facts you can claim as your own; plus we reflect on the I'm A Celebrity finale and offer a whole host of book recommendations. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Read David Gann - The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder Werner Herzog - Every Man for Himself and God Against All J.L. Carr - A Month In The Country Oliver Soden - Masquerade: The Lives of Noël Coward Adrian Edmondson - Berserker! Katherine Rundell - Impossible Creatures G.T. Karber - Murdle Board Games Wavelength The Mind Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/12/23·43m 41s

Could You Be Suffering From Superhero Fatigue?

This week on The Rest Is Entertainment, Richard Osman and Marina Hyde ask if the Marvel franchise has finally met its match in audience superhero fatigue? Which of the Robbie Williams, David Beckham and Ronnie O'Sullivan documentaries come out on top, and the power the late Henry Kissinger wielded in Hollywood... plus how Richard broke Spice Girl Mel C's leg. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Slow Horses Bobby Fingers on YouTube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/12/23·41m 53s

Would you give Nigel Farage £1.5m?

Richard Osman and Marina Hyde welcome you to the first episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Each week they'll explore the world of television, film, books and celebrity gossip. First up for discussion, is Nigel Farage a good booking for I'm a Celebrity? And will a stint in the jungle help his PR? Why did Jeff Bezos agree to an excruciating interview and photoshoot along with fiance Lauren Sánchez in American Vogue? And Richard explains why he loves the new Netflix game show version of Squid Game, while Marina takes a rather different view. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Recommendations; Watch Ronnie O'Sullivan - The Edge Of Everything Read Roger Lewis - Erotic Vagrancy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/11/23·50m 29s

The Rest Is Entertainment - Coming November 28th!

Join Richard Osman and Marina Hyde for The Rest Is Entertainment, a brand new podcast from Goalhanger. Expect extra juicy industry stories of TV shows stuck in production hell, what goes on behind the closed doors of writers rooms and some scandalous gossip. The Rest Is Entertainment, coming Tuesday 28th November, follow now so you never miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/11/23·7m 54s
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