Fortunately is back after a summer break. On today's podcast, Fi Glover and Jane Garvey chat to ITV Political Editor Robert Peston. Robert gives the lowdown on his new novel The Whistleblower, a thriller set in the world of media and politics in the late 1990s. He also chats to Fi and Jane about spotting sociopaths, wearing Miami Vice suits and lessons from his great uncle. Before Robert says hello we have reflections on submarine drama Vigil, Fi is angry and Jane has fallen in love again. Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
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207. Soup Making and Self-Pleasure, with Poppy Jay and Rubina Pabani
50:21This week on Fortunately, Fi and Jane chat to Poppy Jay and Rubina Pabani, hosts of Brown Girls Do It Too on the BBC Asian Network. Poppy and Rubina's award -winning podcast discusses sex as a British Asian woman. They tell Fi and Jane about breaking taboos, negotiating generation gaps and translating Harry Potter. Fi and Jane then make a triumphant return to the piazza, where there's Women of the Year envy and matrimonial conundrums. Get in touch: email@example.com
206. Sadé Singalongs and Glastonbury Tor, with Africa Correspondent Andrew Harding
50:57This week on Fortunately, Fi and Jane welcome BBC Africa Correspondent Andrew Harding onto the podcast. Andrew gives them the lowdown on his new Radio 4 series 'Poison', which tells the story of South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma and his book 'These Are Not Gentle People', the basis for the podcast Bloodlands. Andrew also gives Fi and Jane an insight into the contents of his pockets and where to find the best food in the world. Before Andrew's admitted to the meeting, Jane's gone cold turkey on caffeine and Fi learns that actual turkeys aren't planted. Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
205. Paddling Pools and Remaining Desirable, with your Emails.
46:14On this week's edition of the Fortunately podcast, Fi and Jane rifle through some interesting listener emails from the past month. Correspondences cover DIY mishaps, whip rounds for babies, international goodbyes and much much more. Before they get to the missives Fi and Jane reveal their long awaited opinions on ABBA's holographic revival. Get in touch: email@example.com
204. Cheese Blindness and Fictional Keiths, with Mary Ann Sieghart
50:20Fi is at home and Jane is at Broadcasting House for this week's Fortunately podcast. Their guest is the journalist and presenter Mary Ann Sieghart. Mary Ann speaks to them about her new book 'The Authority Gap: Why Women Are Still Taken Less Seriously Than Men, and What We Can Do About It.' Expect interesting insights on workplace challenges, Canadian knitting and party name stickers. Before Mary Ann arrives Jane is lacking Saturday night antics and Fi suspects her of espionage. Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
203. Collar Bone to Bellybutton, with Ugo Monye
50:00This week the Question of Sport captain and Strictly contestant Ugo Monye shimmies into the Fortunately podcast to chat to Fi and Jane. The former England Rugby International beams in from the Strictly Come Dancing rehearsal room in a top secret location. He tells Garvey and Glover about his experience so far as well as his new job on the legendary quiz show. Expect tales of costumes, missing boots and poor eyesight. Before Ugo's entrance we head to the Artic Circle via Didcot Parkway. Get in touch: email@example.com
202. Cold Showers and Bicycle Blunders, with Michael Mosley
49:46In this edition of the Fortunately podcast, Fi and Jane have an appointment with broadcaster and former doctor Michael Mosley. Michael tells Garvey and Glover about his podcast Just One Thing, which is back for another series to give us some handy health tips. He also takes questions on late-night cheese, one-legged tooth brushing and fictional physicians. Before Michael arrives, Jane has a new Two Ronnies-inspired format for the podcast and Fi battles the Indian summer. Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
201. Submersible Eyebrows and Nipple Descriptions, with Robert Peston
55:44Fortunately is back after a summer break. On today's podcast, Fi Glover and Jane Garvey chat to ITV Political Editor Robert Peston. Robert gives the lowdown on his new novel The Whistleblower, a thriller set in the world of media and politics in the late 1990s. He also chats to Fi and Jane about spotting sociopaths, wearing Miami Vice suits and lessons from his great uncle. Before Robert says hello we have reflections on submarine drama Vigil, Fi is angry and Jane has fallen in love again. Get in touch: email@example.com
68. Dress smart, jock smart… with London Hughes
34:37Fi and Jane congratulate each other on winning Funniest Show at the ARIA radio awards! They’re joined by comedian and presenter London Hughes who shares stories about a nightmare date, her amazing dancing grandma, and overturning racial stereotypes.
142. A Crevice in a Niche with Anne Tyler
52:19This week on Fortunately Fi and Jane are joined by American novelist Anne Tyler, all the way from Baltimore USA. Anne talks Fi and Jane through her household chore routine and how it came to feature in her new book, Redhead by the Side of the Road. The Pulitzer Prize winner also divulges why she likes visiting people with messy abodes, why she thinks poets are more competitive and hears Fi and Jane's take on some of her works. Before they chatted to one of their favourite authors, Fi and Jane discussed a certain trip to the North East by a Government Advisor. As well as that, matters broached include painless childbirth, Allan keys and the 1979 General Election. GET IN TOUCH: firstname.lastname@example.org
90. In Memoriam Mittens with Elizabeth Day
32:30Fi and Jane are joined by writer and podcaster Elizabeth Day who shows off her painted fingernails.