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The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear - their favourite scary scene from film or TV, a childhood terror, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It's spooktacular! This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.
||ExplicitJohn Niven “Weekend At Fat Bernies”||Author and screenwriter John Niven (Kill Your Friends, The Second Coming) talks about the return of his antihero Stephen Stelfox in his visceral new novel Kill Em All. Plus, John’s favourite scary moments including; the cupboard scene from Halloween,||7 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRobin Ince Halloween Spooktacular||Happy Goth Christmas everybody! Join us for a grotesquely over-sized horror special with the hardest working man in showbiz, Robin Ince.||31 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSophie Duker||Stand up Sophie Duker (News Quiz, Wacky Racists) joins us for a seasonal Cadbury's Scream Egg and a safe-space chat about... First gig nerves! Pregnancy rom coms! Pansexuality! Tree-hugging! Caving in Wales! Talking to adults on the phone! And more!||26 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMatt Kirshen "Astronaut Punching"||Comedian Matt Kirshen (The Jim Jeffries Show, Probably Science, Bigipedia) shares his fears of heights, the miniseries Stephen King's It, and a childhood trauma in a fairground funhouse; plus additional Holly Gabrielson!||16 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCarrie Quinlan Doesn't Watch A Horror Film||In a spooktacularly special episode, the bloody (like blood) boo-rilliant (brilliant) Carrie Quinlan (John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, Ask The Nincompoops podcast) decides this isn't the week for popping her horror cherry, because life.||9 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLog a.k.a Jon Blyth||It's a sensitively-handled anxiety special with journalist,publican and host of the Regular Features podcast Jon Blyth, aka Log.||3 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTerri White||Sarah sits down with Terri White (Empire magazine's Editor-In-Chief) to talk about her very personal relationship with cinema and scary movies - including True Romance, Scum, Frozen, Watership Down, Dead Man's Shoes, and so, so much more!||25 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRiley Silverman||Sarah talks to LA-based stand up comedian Riley Silverman about her biggest fears, including fear of being yourself on stage, Dr Who, panic attacks, Large Marge from Pee Wee's Big Adventure, catfish and so, so, SO much more!||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRichard Osman||To kick off Series 2, Sarah welcomes the beloved TV presenter and acclaimed TV format creator Richard Osman. Take him by the hand for a trip through the theme tune to Tales of The Unexpected, pigeon aversion therapy, stage fright and much more!||11 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDanielle Ward||Stand up, musician and host of Do The Right Thing Danielle Ward talks about her fear of flying, horrifying adverts from the 1980s, and... what's that in the curtains!... it's G-G-G Ghostwatch!||2 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJohn Luke Roberts||Stand up comedian John Luke Roberts talks about clown school and coulrophelia, being bullied by birds, and which is the best ending to Little Shop of Horrors. Follow us on @thefearpodcast - and don't have nightmares. WooOOOOooohhh.||1 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAlice Lowe||One of the best comedy-horror actor/writer/directors working today, Alice Lowe (@alicelow) joins Sarah to discuss many spooky things including buttons, David Lynch, freaky pregnancy dreams, Return To Oz and Dyson Airblades. Follow us on @thefearpodcast.||1 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer: Season 2 beginning 12th September 2018!||The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Each episode, comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear!||30 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhill Jupitus & Jason Manford||In this special 'lost' episode, comedy gods Phill Jupitus and Jason Manford talk terror in Phill's back garden. Trigger warning: contains frank chat about spiders, Childcatchers, The Ring, dead otters and sprouts.||8 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSali Hughes||WooooOOOOooooh! Our 7th guest on @thefearpodcast is writer, welshwoman and classy broad Sali Hughes (Guardian, Pretty Honest, Soho Radio). Sali talks trolls, The Godfather, mustard cords, nuclear winter, DEAD EYES and much much more.||21 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJoel Morris||Sarah talks to comedy writer and horror nerderlinger Joel Morris (Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, The Ladybird Books For Grown Ups) about The Usbourne Guide to The Supernatural World, The Haunting, The Innocents and the best scene from The Exorcist!||1 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRufus Jones||Rufus Jones (Hunderby, W1A, The Ghoul) talks about evil twins, how not to die in a Marple, the films of Ben Wheatley, Reece Shearsmith, Freudian nightmares, fanny mattresses and chest-witches. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl Family.||2 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMargaret Cabourn-Smith||Margaret Cabourn-Smith (Do The Right Thing, Miranda, Catastrophe) joins Sarah in the corner to discuss The Blair Witch Project, the underlying HORROR of Disney's Frozen, her fear of "good-girl syndrome" and more!||22 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhil Nichol||This episode, stand up Phil Nichol (Perrier Award winner, Catastrophe, Corky and The Juicepigs) unpacks The Wizard of Oz, child vampires, and being alone...Explicit rating for swears and scares. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl Family.||15 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Genuinely original and insightful
This is such a fascinating podcast. Sarah had a way of drawing the strangest and funniest tales of fear and anxiety from her guests, and it's all done in such a lovely spirit.