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Ep 23: Fiona Sagar – World’s Worst Cook Sunday, June 4th, 2017

We are serving up a real feast for the ears as this week’s podcast is about the World’s Worst Cook and it is brimful of recipes for disaster - and yes, that very obvious pun DOES feature in this episode! Our guest is character comedian and improviser Fiona Sagar whose love of food and fine dining leads us into some less-than-salubrious eateries On the menu are disastrous curries, the heart of a saint, chicken with ball bearings and a flood of molasses, all presented by celebrity chefs from Typhoid Mary to Paul Hollywood So tuck in - if you dare Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Food & Drink, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 23: Fiona Sagar – World’s Worst Cook

Ep 22: Ivo Graham – World’s Worst Kids Movie Monday, May 29th, 2017

We're wearing our finest primary colour dungarees and are full of all the E-numbers as we get ready to indulge ourselves with the worst Kids Movies of all time Joined by Mock the Week panellist and silken-voiced star of Live at the Apollo Ivo Graham, we uncover some timeless stinkers If you want to find out about the one movie Whoopi Goldberg regrets, one of many which, sadly, Robin Williams seems not to and the classic Sidney Poitier's Ghost Dad, give this episode a listen Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, TV & Film, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 22: Ivo Graham – World’s Worst Kids Movie

Ep 21: Bryan Lacey – World’s Worst MMA Fighter Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Join us this week in the sweat-soaked, blood-stained Octagon as we done our fighting gloves, pop in our gum shields and tap out in under 10 seconds to a girl guide from Aberystwyth Primary School It's time to find out who the worst mixed martial arts fighter of all time is The UFC franchise may only have been running since 1993, but this episode heads all the way back to Ancient Greece, from there taking in sumo wrestling mismatches, heartbreaking underdog stories and discovers which Street Fighter character would win in real life! Seconds outlet's get it on! Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Sport, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 21: Bryan Lacey – World’s Worst MMA Fighter

Ep 20: Amelia Singer – World’s Worst Wine Sunday, May 14th, 2017

POP! Smell our cork, relish our bouquet and admire our legs because it’s a VERY good year for a podcast about the World’s Worst Wine We’ve got a guest with a very fine nose to help us find it: wine expert, consultant, educator and host of ITV’s ‘The Wine Show’ Amelia Singer Ben and Barry knock back a few choice bottles of grog including the leavings of monks, a mouldering ancient Roman concoction and some delicacies involving not one, not two, but THREE penises, while Amelia practically challenges a blue nun to a fight It’s a vintage episode - but remember, please enjoy Worst Foot Forward responsibly Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Food & Drink, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 20: Amelia Singer – World’s Worst Wine

Ep 19: Simon Watt – World’s Worst Parasite Monday, May 8th, 2017

An episode for smart minds and stern stomachs as we uncover Mother Nature’s dark side We’re joined by professional science communicator, squid dissector and founder of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, Simon Watt, to talk about the world’s worst parasites There’s an entire Hammer house of horrors on display, including flies that bewitch cockroaches, cookie cutter sharks and the worst fate ever to befall the Tasmanian Devil since Bugs Bunny got mean Strengthen your constitution, don’t eat for a while before listening and dive in where even nematode worms fear to tread… Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @SimonDWatt @LevelUpHuman...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Science & Nature, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 19: Simon Watt – World’s Worst Parasite

Ep 18: Brydie Lee-Kennedy – World’s Worst Teen Movie Monday, May 1st, 2017

This week Worst Foot Forward sidles up to you at a school dance, drinks deeply from the red cup of awkwardness and asks you, the intriguing new kid, to dance before spilling Kool-Aid all over you and slipping over onto our arses in front of all the jocks from the football team “Tell me more, tell me more” you sing, for some reason Yes, we are looking at the World’s Worst Teen Movies in the company of performer, writer and podcaster Brydie Lee-Kennedy We examine age discrepancies in Grease, the redemptive power of porn, Elvis starting fights in strip clubs and Sisqo’s Shakespearean roots Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, TV & Film, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 18: Brydie Lee-Kennedy – World’s Worst Teen Movie

Ep 17: Paul Sweeney – World’s Worst Haircut Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Things are getting hairy this week as comedian and barber Paul Sweeney joins us to style out some of the world’s worst haircuts No amount of dye-jobs, comb-overs and toupées will hide the shameful secrets of our candidates as we take our scissors of silliness to the mullet, learn about the correlations between drug and hair trends, and explore the racist undertones of Duck Tales - WOOHOO! And amidst all of this, there’s a lot of John Candy for some reason Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Miscellaneous, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 17: Paul Sweeney – World’s Worst Haircut

Ep 16: Jim Campbell – World’s Worst Conspiracy Theory Monday, April 17th, 2017

Pop your collar up high, make sure no one's tailing you and join us in the WFF basement, huddled around our oil can fire as we share some of the darkest and stupidest secrets of history Find out who stole Shergar, why the US invasion of Iraq was so much more impressive, how rocks have been pulling the wool over our eyes for millennia and how Danny Dyer is at the centre of every web of intrigue We're joined by award-winning comedian and podcaster, 1/4 of the mighty Footbal Ramble team, Jim Campbell Or are we Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, History & Politics, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 16: Jim Campbell – World’s Worst Conspiracy Theory

Ep 15: Lynn Ruth Miller – World’s Worst First Date Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

This week Ben and Barry are charmed, beguiled, tickled and shocked by the wonderful Lynn Ruth Miller Lynn popped into the hearts of the nation when she appeared on First Dates on Channel 4, at the age of 84, so we just had to get her on and find out about her worst dating experiences On the way we find out about her life as the oldest working stand-up on the planet, why a bagel is simply never enough to impress her and a story of a date with a sailor that literally almost blew up in her face There's also the usual supporting cast of US presidents, cocksure Greek suitors and Spartacus himself Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Miscellaneous, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 15: Lynn Ruth Miller – World’s Worst First Date

Ep 14: Thomas Hescott – World’s Worst TV Comedy Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

This episode is all about the funny - or not - as we settle down on the sofa, can our laughter and have our ribs tickled by the World’s Worst TV Comedies Our guest is television and theatre director Thomas Hescott who was just this week named on BBC’s New Talent Hotlist 2017 for his work directing for TV Tom brings us a real rare gem of a candidate from the archives of television purgatory We also go for a drive in a talking car, discuss Spike Milligan’s lesser work and blast a Yorkshirewoman into space Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, TV & Film, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 14: Thomas Hescott – World’s Worst TV Comedy

Ep 13: Jim Smallman – World’s Worst Wrestler Monday, March 27th, 2017

Can you smeeeeeeeell what the Foot is cooking!! Join as we jump off the top rope, only to land awkwardly and give ourselves a hernia as we chat to comedian, idiot, relentless storyteller and top hole wrestling promoter Jim Smallman about the worst wrestlers of all time As you might have noticed, this is our longest episode by far - once we opened up this Pandora's box it was impossible to stop exploring In this episode you'll find stories about T-Rexes invading hospitals, far from holy conceptions and the staggeringly broad boundaries of taste that professional wrestlers are power-slammed over in the name of sports entertainment Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @jimsmallman...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Sport, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 13: Jim Smallman – World’s Worst Wrestler

Ep 12: Sarah Bennetto – World’s Worst Fairy Tale Monday, March 20th, 2017

Are you sitting comfortably Then we'll begin Ben and Barry love a good yarn spun well and they're in excellent company this week as they're joined by chipper Aussie comedian and head honcho of the acclaimed Storyteller's Club, Sarah Bennetto Together they wonder through literary history to uncover the worst fairy tale ever told On their way they tip their hats to the Brother's Grimm, discover which company gave Goldilocks a sponsorship deal and find out the Big Bad Wolf's dark secret #NotAllWolves Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde @sarahbennetto...


Filed Under: Art & Literature, Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 12: Sarah Bennetto – World’s Worst Fairy Tale

Ep 11: Paul Flannery – World’s Worst Board Game Monday, March 13th, 2017

Here at Worst Foot Forward we love a board game so it's about time we explored those games that are all snakes and no ladders Rolling the dice with us is Paul Flannery, actor, comedian, and creator and host of the exceptionally geeky stage shows ‘Knightmare Live’ (http://knightmarelivecom/) and ‘The MMORPG Show’ Taking turns on the World's Worst Board Games, we land on such notable squares as memorable breasts, the bathhouses of Monopoly, and the Swedish Parliament in 2012 Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Hobbies & Games, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 11: Paul Flannery – World’s Worst Board Game

Ep 10: James Rowland – World’s Worst General Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Charge! This week Worst Foot Forward goes to war in search of the World’s Worst General Privates Ben and Barry are led into battle by their charismatic mastermind of a guest, actor and storyteller James Rowland Having very much brought our sporks to a gunfight, we find ourselves huddled in a foxhole alongside such decorated heroes as the navy who lost to a cavalry charge, the geometric shapes of Nuremberg and history’s most hilarious and megalomaniacal sitcom pairing Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, History & Politics, Podcast, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 10: James Rowland – World’s Worst General

Ep 9: Stuart Goldsmith – World’s Worst Heist Movie Monday, February 27th, 2017

Today’s guest is Stuart Goldsmith, host of the excellent Comedian’s Comedian Podcast (http://wwwcomedianscomediancom) Stuart, with henchmen Barry and Ben, is masterminding a raid on the highly pregnable vault containing the World’s Worst Heist Movies Within it, among the countless films called simply ‘The Heist’, we find the Nagasaki atom bomb, Mark Ruffalo’s smug acting and a regenerating Ice-T Follow us on Twitter: @worstfoot @bazmcstay @benvandervelde...


Filed Under: Barry McStay, Ben Van Der Velde, Podcast, TV & Film, Worst Foot Forward

Ep 9: Stuart Goldsmith – World’s Worst Heist Movie