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The Third Foot: James VI’s Demonologie Monday, January 30th, 2023

TICKETS FOR OUR LIVE SHOW AT LONDON'S VAULT FESTIVAL, 19th FEBRUARY 2023 @ 840pm: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/worst-foot-forward-live-recording/ Inspired by some more contemporary controversy coming out of the House of Windsor, Ben and Barry examine the work of a more infamous royal whackjob In 1597 James VI of Scotland released a treatise on necromancy, witchcraft, and how best to ward of the temptation of evil We take a deep dive into it, with pit stops for unicorn snooker and depressed werewolves TICKETS FOR BEN'S SHOW FABLEMAKER AT LONDON'S VAULT FESTIVA, 21st/22nd FEBRUARY 2023 @ 9:10pm: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/ben-van-der-velde-fablemaker/ Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live...


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Ep 267: Dr Kit Chapman – World’s Worst Doll Monday, January 23rd, 2023

TICKETS FOR OUR LIVE SHOW AT LONDON'S VAULT FESTIVAL, 19th FEBRUARY 2023 @ 840pm: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/worst-foot-forward-live-recording/ Got ourselves a crying, walking, sleeping, talking, living doll in the form of Dr Kit Chapman returning to the show this week with a world of creepiness to explore As we hunt down the world's worst doll, we uncover the second life of composer Alma Mahler, the failures of Thomas Edison and, of course, far too many sex dolls Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @ChemistryKit Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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Ep 266: Daman Bamrah – World’s Worst Thriller Monday, January 9th, 2023

TICKETS FOR OUR LIVE SHOW AT LONDON'S VAULT FESTIVAL, 19th FEBRUARY 2023 @ 840pm: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/worst-foot-forward-live-recording/ Quick! Play this podcast at 50 miles per hour or your device will explode! Join us on this white-knuckle ride as we hunt down the World's Worst Thriller in the company of comedian Daman Bamrah It's an episode full of ills rather than thrills and spills, with stories of Italian sound studios, shooting down the lens and oh-so many sharks  Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @dsbamrah Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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Ep 265: World’s Worst Best Of 2022 Episode Monday, December 26th, 2022

TICKETS FOR OUR LIVE SHOW AT LONDON'S VAULT FESTIVAL, 19th FEBRUARY 2023 @ 840pm: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/worst-foot-forward-live-recording/ It's the most podcasty time of the year as we do our annual roundup of our favourite, funniest and factiest moments from the past twelve months worth of episodes Thanks to all our guests who joined us in 2022, especially to those who appear in this episode: Louie Stowell, James Cook, Leah Broad, Carly Smallman, Tim Clare, David Cumming, Grubby Little Mitts (aka Rosie Nicholls and Sullivan Beau Brown), Otto English, Hana Ayoob, Mark Thomas, Robyn Perkins (and Patreon donor Jack O’Reilly) And thanks as ever to you, dear listeners, for giving meaning to our existence and support for our silly show See you in 2023! Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @Louiestowell @jamesecook @LeahBroad @carlysmallman @TimClarePoet @DaveyCumming @GrubbyComedy @Otto_English @Hana_SciArt @markthomasinfo @robynHperkins Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show and especially as we work on our first book and plan more live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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Ep 264: Grubby Little Mitts – World’s Worst Christmas Tradition Monday, December 19th, 2022

COME SEE OUR LIVE SHOW AT VAULT FESTIVAL NEXT YEAR! SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19TH, 8:40PM IN WATERLOO: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/worst-foot-forward-live-recording/ It's time for some wayward festive cheer as we're joined by rising sketch stars Rosie and Sully of Grubby Little Mitts to nail down the absolute worst parts of Christmas Time From matchmaking onions to tooled up Santas, Catalonian poop penyatas to exponential bell-ringing until the end of time, we've covered every single slice of festive horror Raise a glass of lukewarm eggnog, slip on your most tasteless Crimbletide jumper and hop on in Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @GrubbyComedy Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live...


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Ep 263: Jane Hill – World’s Worst Lighthouse Monday, December 5th, 2022

https://wwwyoutubecom/watchv=GSOBLhYfaYs - join us on Monday 12th December at 830pm GMT for our Christmas quiz and movie watchalong of "Santa Claus Conquers The Martians"! Click the "Remind Me" button at the link, subscribe to our YouTube channel, @worstfootforward and bring your best festive cheer! Ahoy there, mateys! We are steering clear of rocks, cliffs and spooky Australian children's shows this week as comedian, lecturer and journalist Jane Hill leads us blinkingly around the World's Worst Lighthouse There are towers built in the wrong place, lonely lookouts, and lighthouses whose afterlife concerned the afterlife Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @janehill64 Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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The Third Foot: Alternatives to the World Cup Monday, November 28th, 2022

COME SEE OUR LIVE SHOW AT VAULT FESTIVAL NEXT YEAR! SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19TH, 8:40PM IN WATERLOO: https://vaultfestivalcom/events/worst-foot-forward-live-recording/ Join us as we celebrate events preceding the World Cup, Intercalcalated Olympic Games and the FIFI Wild Cup Anything as a distraction from the repulsive Human Rights Abuse Jamboree currently taking place in Qatar Listen in and you'll find out the link between international football and ice tea, why you should never bet against Durham miners and how the organisers of the World's Fair trolled the early Olympic Games Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde  Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot  Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


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Ep 262b: Best of the Worst of the Best 19 Monday, November 21st, 2022

Once more it's time to put a bit of pep in your step with a sunnyside up episode about the best things in the world This time we revisit episodes from 2018 to discover the best ever toys, tattoos, musical movies, epidemics (yes, it was tricky to find this one!) and gigs We bring a cracking mix of prehistoric men, literate adventures, cross-dressing cannibalism and, for once, the Catholic church being the good guys Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


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Ep 262: Carly Smallman – World’s Worst Fortune Teller Monday, November 7th, 2022

Gazing into our crystal ball, what does the future hold for us Well, apparently, it's an episode about the World's Worst Fortune Teller with comedian and Tarot officianado Carly Smallman Carly takes aim at one of the biggest tv psychics in the UK, Barry throws chickens off a ship and Ben goes rogue in the green-grocers Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @carlysmallman Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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Ep 262: Carly Smallman – World’s Worst Fortune Teller

The Third Foot: October 31st Monday, October 31st, 2022

Watch our Hallowe'en Movie Watchalong of "Plan 9 From Outer Space": https://youtube/2_FilcFKgEYt=222 It's Hallowe'en, the most ghastly time of the year, and Ben is taking Barry through a calendar of catastrophe as he looks at the date October 31st through the ages There are births and deaths, a German werewolf, and a British occultist - all the usual Worst Foot fare! Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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The Third Foot: October 31st

Ep 261: Tim Clare – World’s Worst Novelist Monday, October 24th, 2022

Nuzzle down into your cosiest reading nook, pour an extra large dram of brandy into your hot chocolate and don your favourite cardie as we leaf through the pages to find history's worst novelist Joined by author, poet, editor and podcast Tim Clare we read the absolute pits of the literary world so you don't have to From football manager side projects to prose's answer to William McGonnogal, with a smattering of world-class French pretension, there are no ends to huge ambition and lack of talent on display Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @TimClarePoet Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Get stuck into Tim's outstanding writing course: http://wwwtimclarepoetcouk/couchto80kwritingbootcamp/ Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


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Ep 261: Tim Clare – World’s Worst Novelist

Plan 9 From Outer Space Watchalong – TRAILER Thursday, October 20th, 2022

It's time from a treat from your podcasting tricksters! Join Barry and Ben for a live streamed movie watchalong! We'll be curling up with popcorn and enjoy the frighteningly bad Plan 9 From Outer Space, Ed Wood's monstrously mish-mash masterpiece Join us on Thursday 27th October at 830pm BST on the Worst Foot Forward YouTube Channel, where you can watch and chat along with us To find us on YouTube, it might be quicker to go to tinyurlcom/worstfootforward, and you can set a reminder Otherwise, simply click on the stream video itself which can be found right here! https://wwwyoutubecom/watchv=2_FilcFKgEY Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot Join us on our Discord server!...


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Ep 260: Chris Kehoe – World’s Worst Judge Monday, October 10th, 2022

All rise for the dishonourable pair of Barry and Ben, joined by the arbitrary comedian and barrister Chris Kehoe for an episode all about the World's Worst Judge There are fuddy-duddy judges with disdain for pop culture, American judges with a flair for sentencing and the clash between a punk hero and an icon of daytime TV: Johnny Rotten v Judge Judy Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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Ep 260: Chris Kehoe – World’s Worst Judge

The Third Foot: Queuing Friday, September 30th, 2022

With the UK gripped by Queuemania in the wake of the death of the Queen, with some people waiting over 24 hours in line to view her coffin lying in state, Barry takes Ben on a winding journey through some facts about queuing There are formulae for calculating wait times, the rules for waiting at Wimbledon and Soviet hamburgers Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Follow us on Instagram: @worstfoot Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows for 2023! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of Podnose:...


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The Third Foot: Queuing

Ep 259b: Best of the Worst of the Best 18 Monday, September 26th, 2022

This week we've raided the vaults to find the sunnyside option in our choice for fictional children, death scene, cult, president and fan fiction It takes us a merry dance through the worlds of 1920s gangsters, the suspiciously unsinister side of Japanese neo-religions and the ever-reliable imagination of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde Join us on our Discord server! https://discordgg/9buWKthgfx Visit wwwworstfootforwardpodcastcom for all previous episodes and you can donate to us on Patreon if you’d like to support the show during this whole pandemic thing, and especially as we work on our first book and plan some live shows! https://wwwpatreoncom/WorstFootForward Worst Foot Forward is part of...


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