In episode 20, Rosie gets us all caught up on her exciting trip to hospital and her recommendations for which painkillers are the most fun. Jessica has been to the theatre to see a musical based on a hit compilation album, there are the Top 5 things to do when you’re poorly and a heartwarming tale of American Girl dolls. This episode was produced by Head of Surgery Kaley.
In episode 19, Rosie and Jessica launch into the new year with a look back at the old, bringing you their Year of Fun review. Plus there have been plenty of trips to the theatre and Christmas parties to report, as well as the Third Annual New Year’s Eve Lee Pace Film Festival. All will not necessarily be explained.
In episode 18, Rosie has been to some fancy dinner parties, but lowers the tone by enthusing about the new Nintendo, Jessica has been to the theatre and had found a bar with blankets. Rosie and Jessica take you through their Top 5s crafts and of course bring you a Strictly update. Plus a catch-up on Operation Get Festive!
In episode 17, Rosie and Jessica have been to some Christmas fairs, both planned and accidental, Jessica’s been to the cinema and Rosie’s been to the BFI. There’s discussion of upsides of feminism, Strictly chat, and Top 5 TV Theme Tunes, and in Needle and Fed, Rosie has finished her jumper, to much jubilation.
In episode 16, Jessica gives us her take on the Hollywood Costume exhibition at the V&A and disgusts Rosie with talk of the titular pudding. We have Strictly Update, a last-minute, wildcard-entry Needle and Fed and, in keeping with Jessica’s trip, a rundown of the Top 5 Costumes. Plus top tips for what to do if you’re housebound by the weather. This episode was produced by Intern Walter.
In episode 15, Rosie manages to stretch her birthday celebrations out for an absurdly long time, Jessica reports on an exhibition she went to ages ago and Rosie reports on some excellent food she’s had out and about, plus a Cholera Outbreak. There’s a Strictly Update, Top 5s, a Snack of the Week and some disappointed animals.
In episode 14, Jessica “wows” Rosie with her knowledge of European capitals, Rosie’s been off to a pub quiz and they both get over-excited by their Top 5 cakes, with talk of birthday cakes gone by, rainbow cakes and Jane Asher’s cake decorating masterpiece, ‘Quick Party Cakes’. Plus popular favourites Needle and Fed, What We’ve Seen This Week and the return of Sit Down and Shut the Folk Up.
In episode 13, we return for a bumper back-to-school (ish) special. We get you up to speed with what we’ve done since Edinburgh, review the Disney film Tangled, leading to a rundown of our Top 5 Disney films. Plus some of our knitting is actually really almost practically finished. There’s work-based baking, a lot of books read and some tiny wee princesses.
In episode 12, we have a special report from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Rosie and Jessica review the shows they saw, interview some friends on the Royal Mile, and have quite a lot of conversations in coffee shops. There’s also discussion of the Olympics, plus Needle and Fed and their song choices of the week. Normal service now resumes!
In episode 11, we venture back outside the studio for a broadcast from the Guide shed. We hear all about what the Guides did on their outdoor cooking day, Rosie’s been gallivanting across London and some Top 5 guidelines for navigating London’s public transport. Plus a report from the Reduced Shakespeare Company’s Complete World of Sports (Abridged).