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Confined to Barracks

Author: Mitch Benn

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Comedian and writer Mitch Benn is joined by celebrity guests to discuss ways of staying sane and positive while we're all Confined to Barracks. Listen to their recommendations - a book; a TV show or movie; a podcast and - perhaps most importantly - something we can do or learn to make our own, or indeed other people's, lives better. To support Mitch Benn for as little as $1 a month, and get access to exclusive content, go to www.patreon.com/mitchbenn
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Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke

2020-07-3128:46

Mitch is joined by his longtime friend Marcus Brigstocke to discuss good things to do, including disease reviews, vinyl immersion and finishing all of Netflix...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy

2020-07-1129:22

Mitch is joined by his old pal Emma Kennedy to discuss things to do in confinement, including crazy royals, cat murderers and thinking impure thoughts about a certain late Prime Minister...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

2020-06-1529:40

Mitch returns to his virtual bunker to discuss good things to do indoors with award winning children's author Frank Cottrell-Boyce, including discussions on gardening, detective movies and impenetrable regional accents...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Alice Fraser

Alice Fraser

2020-06-0128:20

Mitch is joined from Australia by comedian, writer, and podcaster Alice Fraser for a discussion on good things to do under lockdown, including boning up on educational theory, jumping into cold swimming pools (if only) and reading two or three books a day...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell

2020-05-2129:09

Mitch is joined by former spin-surgeon supreme turned political commentator, mental health campaigner and football pundit Alastair Campbell, to discuss good things to do while locked down, including Albanian novels, self-inflicted haircuts, prize-winning trees and bagpipes...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
John Finnemore

John Finnemore

2020-05-1429:40

Mitch is joined by comedy genius and creator of Radio 4's Cabin Pressure John Finnemore, to discuss ways of staying sane during lockdown, including discussions on historical satire, 17th century plague diaries and why you are wrong about board games...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Liz Myles

Liz Myles

2020-05-0530:41

Mitch is joined by writer and podcaster Liz Myles to discuss fun and helpful ways to spend lockdown time, including digressions on gun-wielding Bennett sisters, radio sitcoms and Doctor Who.  Lots and lots of Doctor Who...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Mark Watson

Mark Watson

2020-04-2228:45

Mitch is joined by the multi-award winning comedian and writer Mark Watson to discuss things to do while stuck at home, including digressions on trees, friendship, brand names and time travelling Germans...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Sooz Kempner

Sooz Kempner

2020-04-1628:05

Mitch is joined by comedian, singer and the legendary "Ayia Napa Xtina" Sooz Kempner for some recommendations on fun things to so under house arrest, including discussions on totalitarian regimes, serial killers and... horror of horrors... EXERCISE.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Amna Saleem

Amna Saleem

2020-04-0930:24

Mitch is joined by writer and broadcaster Amna Saleem for some suggestions on how to keep in together under siege, including discussions on family, comedy, feminism... and wedding-day dance-offs...Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Tim Worthington

Tim Worthington

2020-04-0430:57

Mitch is joined by podcaster, writer and pop culture expert Tim Worthington (host of Looks Unfamiliar and It's Good Except It Sucks) for half an hour of psychedelia, comic book heroines, satirical cartoons and... Lego.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Juliette Burton

Juliette Burton

2020-03-3131:14

Mitch is joined by award-winning comedian, writer and mental health campaigner Juliette Burton, for a packed half hour of recommendations, anecdotes, uplifting ideas and ... muppets.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmed

2020-03-2530:14

Mitch Benn is joined by award-winning broadcaster, writer, sci-fi fan and fellow Celebrity Mastermind winner Samira Ahmed, for a packed half hour of fantastic recommendations.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
Mitch Benn introduces his brand new podcast and gives his own recommendations on things to read, watch, listen to and do whilst Confined to Barracks.Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/mitchbenn)
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