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The High Low

The High Low

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A weekly pop-culture / news podcast brought to you by Dolly Alderton & Pandora Sykes - the former co-hosts of The Pandolly Podcast.
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1:18:38 | Sep 17th

It's always good to start with a jolly, and this time we've found a woman who wore a dinosaur costume to her sister's wedding. Also today, we play a clip from Chanel Miller, the "Emily Doe" of the Brock Turner sexual assault case, whose memoir is soo...Show More

1:19:51 | Sep 10th

Dolly's found an emotional support horse called Flirty; Pandora is in love with a Twitter thread about what it was really like to work in HMV. And - gird your loins - Thatcher Wine has done his FIRST INTERVIEW. It's predictably surreal. Today we ho...Show More
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1:21:57 | Sep 3rd

Hello High Lowers! Sharpen your pencils, the heat wave is over and a new school term is upon us. We cover some of the news stories of the summer plus our favourite bonkers surveys, including a shockingly disgusting underpants poll and the best place ...Show More

1:02:02 | Jul 29th

Have you survived the heat wave? HAVE YOU? This week, Dolly discovers a woman who loves a chandelier, Jared O’Mara resigns after assault charges and his press chief sensationally quit via Jared’s own Twitter, and justice is served as the 4 teenagers ...Show More

1:03:00 | Jul 23rd

Ding dong the BoJo's in. Duuuuuude.  This week: curry seagull; the controversial Cats trailer; and why Ireland's 8th amendment might have been repealed - but is far from what has been legally mandated. And on today’s agenda, we delve into Instagr...Show More

1:24:40 | Jul 15th

Westminster rules in favour of gay marriage and abortion rights in Northern Ireland, former EDL leader Tommy Robinson is sentenced to 9 months in prison (and banned from YouTube), a man dressed in a gimp suit terrorises the people of Somerset, and a ...Show More

1:06:36 | Jul 9th

Glasto's been and gone and the USA won the Women's World Cup - as the crowd began chanting "equal pay, equal pay."  This week we cover the latest royal storm in a bone-china teacup, as Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex refuse to name the godpa...Show More

1:07:47 | Jul 2nd

We're recording this in advance, so no news update this week but a bunch of reccs and an author special! Do you swear by your daily turmeric latte? Are you a celery juice fanatic? From placenta pills to kombucha, the registered dietitians, co-found...Show More

1:06:50 | Jun 25th

‘Twas the week of Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds’ sofa row, the ‘tube pusher’ is charged with attempted murder and the president of Colombia warns against the hypocrisy of the “woke who do coke”. Dolly’s obsessed with Pink Gin Lady - her new summer...Show More

1:07:02 | Jun 19th

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undertaken her 3rd hunger strike (joined by husband Richard) and ship captain Pia Klemp, who rescued drowning migrants, faces 20 years in prison. On the other end of the news spectrum, Kylie Jenner has been criticised fo...Show More

1:15:08 | Jun 11th

*Apologies for some slight sound issues this week* Dolly's lost her passport and Michael Gove's nose is feeling regretful. We talk Sally Challen, humpback whales and why sleep apps could make your sleeping worse.  And we deep-dive into pride mont...Show More

1:11:39 | Jun 4th

There's been a garden gnome heist and Trump's on his state visit (those are inter-connected stories, naturally.) Love Island is back - but is there any actual body diversity?  We discuss Kim Kardashian-West's campaign for clemency for convicted mur...Show More

1:21:28 | May 28th

Dolly talks bird-feeding and rabid Game of Thrones fans who want to re-make the ending; Pandora ponders what Spice Girl merch to get her hands on; and we discuss Oxbridge's first appointment of its first black female master. In this episode, a talk...Show More

57:33 | May 21st

Grumpy Cat has died and we came last (again) in Eurovision. This week Dolly's down a Doris Day content-hole and Pandora's bewitched by the Instagram account @90sanxiety. We discuss Alabama's new abortion ban - the most restrictive in the States - v...Show More

1:20:49 | May 14th

Pandora’s listened to a podcast on ‘workism’ - the idea that work is now the cornerstone of your identity - and it’s changed her life; meanwhile, Dolly’s tits deep in Doris Day nostalgia. We talk Danny Baker’s racist tweet, why maternity clothes sh...Show More

1:12:23 | May 7th

The new royal baby, the Caster Semenya furore, the 'hogspital' and the proposed raise to the minimum wage - oh, and 86% of people have revealed that they are disappointed by the Mona Lisa. Sorry, Lis.  Dolly's discovered tribute bands and Pandora's...Show More

1:20:16 | Apr 30th

Welcome back to the summer term, High Lowers! We recap some news and bring you a boat load of televisual, podcast and - mainly - book recommendations. Plus, Dolly falls for the ultimate whale hoax/ocean con. Enjoy. E-mail thehighlowshow@gmail.com T...Show More

1:17:24 | Mar 27th

We discuss Lorraine Kelly’s “performative construct”, Dolly’s piece about I’m In Trouble syndrome and what we don’t know - and need to know - about women in prison, rehabilitation and reform.  And we deep-dive into perfectionism, failure and why so...Show More

1:26:38 | Mar 20th

We ring up director Dan Reed to discuss his sensational documentary, Leaving Neverland, which is all anyone else is talking about. We deep-dive into the allegations against Michael Jackson - so long, brushed over - and what Reed's documentary teaches...Show More

1:16:38 | Mar 11th

*** PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded several days before it was announced that Shamima Begum's baby had died, which is why it is not discussed in this episode *** This is one of the most important - and certainly prescient - author specials w...Show More

58:26 | Mar 4th

We’re live from Pandora jewellery’s flagship store in London on Friday 1st March, in partnership with Ovacome for Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Aaaand this week we bring you Emma Thompson’s open letter to The LA Times after she quit an animated mov...Show More

1:28:42 | Feb 26th

The High Low turns TWO this week! Excuse us while we wallow in (the admittedly shallow) nostalgia of it all. This week we discuss the Oscars; the ongoing case of Shamima Begum’s citizenship; the Insta-tributes to Karl Lagerfeld; and the Martin Scor...Show More

1:09:16 | Feb 19th

*** PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded about 8 hours before it was announced that Shamima Begum had been denied entry back to the UK and was stripped of her British citizenship.*** This week, we discuss the most flammable news story of the week...Show More

1:13:55 | Feb 12th

We couldn't not discuss Liam Neeson's race row and The New Yorker long-read setting the publishing world alight: about best-selling novelist Dan Mallory, aka AJ Finn, who built his career on an extensive web of lies. How did it take a decade for anyo...Show More

1:30:36 | Feb 5th

We’re back! Have you missed us? Dolly’s tits-deep in her Everything I Know About Love tour (buy tickets here: faneproductions.com/dolly and the paperback is out now) and Pandora’s essay, The Authentic Lie, for independent crowd-funding publisher, The...Show More

44:15 | Dec 29th, 2018

It’s our favourite time of year: Betwixtmas. We hope you’re face-planted on the sofa, whilst we waltz down your ears with this end of year episode. Dolly devises a very silly quiz which *sort* of refers to things that happened in 2018 and sort of inc...Show More

1:14:00 | Dec 21st, 2018

It’s Chriiiiiiiistmas! From cracker jokes to festive songs; Yuletide readings and actual Christmas cards from the ACTUAL ye olde mail bag; a host of Christmas surveys unpicked and the ultimate question: should a parent ever tell their kid Father Chri...Show More

1:00:00 | Dec 12th, 2018

It was the week of Knickers (the cow too big for the abattoir), a Guardian long-read about poo (much to Dolly’s dismay) and Ada Hegerberg, the Norwegian Ballon d’Or winner who coolly refused to twerk.  This episode, we discuss the proposed ban of t...Show More

59:44 | Dec 3rd, 2018

We're back at Google's Curiosity Rooms to celebrate the launch of their Google Pixel 3 phone and we're still not over Baby Shark. On the agenda today: the zeitgeisty new buzz-phrase 'emotional labour'. What does it mean and are we using it correctly?...Show More

1:06:25 | Nov 28th, 2018

The Baby Shark ear-worm; Joanna Lumley saying the word 'waz'; and the Chinese man who got so drunk on Black Friday (aka Single's Day in China) he bought a salamander and a tiny Thai pig. Oh, it's a good week at The High Low. Today we discuss M&S's ...Show More

1:07:05 | Nov 21st, 2018

It was the week of the BBC's 100 Women of the Year list, Hockney's record-breaking art sale and the story of Deke Duncan, a radio jockey playing to an audience of one (Dolly's spirit animal.) On today's agenda, the 'cleanfluencer' phenomenon, Mrs H...Show More

55:30 | Nov 13th, 2018

It's World Kindness Day & Dolly has a beautiful poem to kick us off, whilst Pandora has a new Spotify suggestion for everyone who went nutty for French Chill.  46% of men remove their body hair, up from 36% in 2017. Is it the fusion of porn culture a...Show More

1:25:06 | Nov 7th, 2018

From Prince George memes (@garyjanetti) to vegan abuse (last week journalist William Sitwell was sacked from the Waitrose Food magazine, for his jokes about killing vegans) via the healthiest/ unhealthiest high streets in the UK, as voted by The Roya...Show More

1:08:16 | Oct 30th, 2018

Since we’ve been gone, Apple has added cream cheese to its emoji bagel after furious complaints (we discuss what we have on OUR bagels and spoiler alert: it’s not cream cheese, Apple); Urban Outfitters has produced an “influencer’ Halloween costume o...Show More

1:12:35 | Oct 24th, 2018

By the time she died in Syria, in 2012, Marie Colvin was one of the world’s most renowned and courageous war correspondents. Recognised for her trademark eye patch - the consequence of a grenade in Sri Lanka, in 2001 - and revered as a journalist, wi...Show More

1:23:04 | Oct 16th, 2018

Everyone’s talking about Kanye’s nutty meeting with Trump in The Oval Office last week; whilst Melania, in her most frank televised interview yet, described herself as the most bullied person in the world. Meanwhile, Fendi has made a £750 scarf which...Show More

1:13:45 | Oct 10th, 2018

It’s our favourite time of year: The OED have released their new admissions. Are you feeling bongga? Or are you - whisper it - just a nothingburger?  We also discuss the Banksy that shredded itself; Brett Kavanaugh’s ascendancy into The Supreme Cou...Show More

1:15:49 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Hello October! It’s Dolly’s favourite month of the year. If she were reincarnated, says Pandora, it would be as a knee-high boot.  This week we discuss MeToo’s infighting - as Asia Argento unveils a new bloody dagger tattoo aimed at Rose McGowan; P...Show More

54:18 | Sep 27th, 2018

New Zealand PM Jacinda Arden made history when she took baby Neve to the UN Assembly in NYC this week; meanwhile, Trump made world leaders laugh out loud with his address (“that’s not what I was expecting” he replied, surprised at the lols.) In the d...Show More

1:09:07 | Sep 19th, 2018

The High Low inbox was full of people asking us to cover the media coverage of Carrie Symonds, the former Tory comms director accused of having an affair with Boris Johnson. We discuss the ‘scarlet woman’ trope, historically embodied by Monica Lewins...Show More

1:03:01 | Sep 12th, 2018

Roxanne Pallett has been cast (and since left) Celebrity Island since our last record (exploitative, much?) and Hurricane Florence is heading towards the USA. Meanwhile, 2 more people have attempted to make bookings at The High Low hotel. Our towels ...Show More

1:13:53 | Sep 5th, 2018

We’re back! We wish we were still on the sun lounger, but here we are, at your disposal - with a giant book chat of what we have enjoyed in the last month. Also today, we discuss the social media trolling of the late Sinéad McNamara and Instagram i...Show More

58:45 | Aug 1st, 2018

Jeremy Hunt forgot his wife's nationality; someone tried to book 6 hotel rooms at The High Low (us neither); & Dolly smashed a glass of wine all over CJ's recording equipment. Hola August: the summer madness has officially begun!  We discuss Jane G...Show More

1:01:30 | Jul 25th, 2018

We might be a little delayed - much like a Ryanair flight - but we got there in the end. Yup, that’s a pun; we’re talking about Plane Bae. Unfolding like a modern meet-cute, the tweet story of a ‘romance’ observed by another passenger over the course...Show More

1:04:29 | Jul 18th, 2018

The POTUS hit the UK for his week of ridicule: the balloon; the march; the press conference and *that* video gone viral of Trump barging in front of the Queen. Meanwhile, Dolly discovers a new music hero (David Keenan) and Pandora reads her first ‘wo...Show More

1:01:30 | Jul 12th, 2018

There’s a ton of cabinet reshuffles this week and baby Trump - all 6-foot helium-filled malevolence - is flying over London. Is the balloon a meaningful protest; or is it a childish blimp that could ruin a trade agreement with the US? And aren’t ther...Show More

1:08:45 | Jul 4th, 2018

It’s the week that England broke their penalty curse; Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne broke up; Roman Polanski (yup, he who is wanted for statutory rape) sat FROW at Miu Miu; and let’s not forget! There’s a bumper session of Ask The High Low. We resisted ...Show More

1:02:13 | Jun 28th, 2018

In today's episode, we discuss that jacket worn by Melania Trump whilst visiting an immigrant children's camp in Texas; Lionel Shriver's follow-up to her anti-diversity rant; Johnny Depp's bonkers Rolling Stone interview; Dolly's new favourite podcas...Show More

1:07:10 | Jun 21st, 2018

We speak to Clemmie Hooper - aka the midwife and influencer Mother of Daughters, who recently suspended her Instagram account after the trolling got too much - about why men and women are not equal in the eyes of social media. Why doesn’t her husband...Show More

46:50 | Jun 10th, 2018

It’s a live podcast brought to you from the Möet & Chandon Summer House, in London! This week we are discussing the story gone viral, of party-girl-fraud, Anna Delvey. Are we living through the golden age of scamming?  Also today, Love Island and i...Show More

1:05:37 | Jun 7th, 2018

What does a trailblazer owe us? That’s a question we’re pondering this week, as we discuss actor Issa Rae’s spicy monologue on Kanye West - who many believe is betraying his black identity, in support of Trumpian conservatism - and Germaine Greer’s c...Show More

59:10 | May 30th, 2018

It’s National Biscuit Day! One of (but not the only) favourite days in Dolly’s calendar. We discuss the huge response to our segment on Ireland’s abortion referendum (they repealed!) and issue some vital corrections; natter about why we’re in the gol...Show More

59:33 | May 23rd, 2018

This week, we discuss why Ireland’s proposed repeal of the 8th amendment on 25th May, is so important. We learn about Ireland’s history (from the brutal 'symphysiotomy’ procedure, to the abuse of unmarried mothers in mother and baby homes like Bon Se...Show More

45:56 | May 14th, 2018

It’s another live episode, recorded at The Old Selfridges Hotel in collaboration with Google Pixel 2. Dolly’s hungover, Pandora’s no longer pregnant - so some things have changed since our last live episode; but some things have stayed the same. We...Show More

51:51 | May 9th, 2018

It’s a week of controversy: Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who says she’s black, is back in the public eye thanks to a Netflix documentary, The Rachel Divide. What trauma led to her fraudulent ‘transracial’ identity? And why does Rachel refuse to ba...Show More

50:02 | May 2nd, 2018

Amber Rudd’s resignation; Mary Beard’s sparkly sneaks; Kanye’s ‘basic Plato’ tweets - oh and the news that beer goggles really DO exist. Yup, it’s just another week at The High Low. This week sees the return of the author special, with trans activi...Show More

57:31 | Apr 25th, 2018

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to another baby prince, but all anyone’s talking about is that bouncy blow dry, that red dress and those heels - a mere 7 hours after she gave birth. Is this glamorous portrayal of new motherhood doing a disservice...Show More

1:01:48 | Apr 18th, 2018

Some excellent e-mails on voice notes in The High Low mailbag this week - turns out The HL listeners are more than a little bit obsessed with voice notes. On this week’s agenda: a butt-load of article recommendations from Pandora (Christie Watson’s b...Show More

1:03:00 | Apr 12th, 2018

Well, THANK YOU High Lowers - last week’s episode pushed us over 2 million downloads and up to No.3 on the iTunes podcast charts. The mailbag was also bulging this week: some helpful kind corrections; some not-so-helpful - and we’ve got a little some...Show More

1:04:46 | Apr 4th, 2018

The High Low is back! Where did those 6 weeks go? Dolly’s been on a nationwide book tour; Pandora’s birthed a tiny dictator. We round-up all the articles, programmes and podcasts we’ve been enjoying during our hiatus, as well as the topics that made ...Show More

27:22 | Feb 19th, 2018

The High Low is going on maternity leave - or maturity leave, as Pandora accidentally e-mailed someone this week - for 6 weeks, so we’ve decided to go out with a bang, with an interview with the Oscar nominated actor and producer, Margot Robbie. We d...Show More

55:46 | Feb 14th, 2018

An explosive Quincy Jones interview via Vulture; an even more explosive Sex and The City row via Kim Cattrall (just try and get Dolly to shut up about it); and some fun Valentine’s Day facts for you: did you know that 5% more babies are conceived dur...Show More

1:02:20 | Feb 7th, 2018

Your usual mixed bag this week: Cheddar Man, Nutella fights and Lady Doritos. It’s the 100 year anniversary of the Suffragettes! We deliver to you some facts and a round-up of this week’s celebrations.  We discuss Kylie Jenner’s secret pregnancy ...Show More

1:00:05 | Jan 31st, 2018

Kim Kardashian is making all kinds of headlines this week; not because her new baby boy, Chicago, arrived via surrogacy - but because she’s sharing dozens of pics of herself in the nuddy with what she has called ‘Bo Derek’ braids aka: cornrows or Ful...Show More

1:03:33 | Jan 24th, 2018

First thing’s first: 1 in 4 women are still skipping their smear test - please don’t be one of them. Dolly talks to Kate Sanger from Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust who emphasises the importance of smear tests in preventing cervical cancer. Also today, ...Show More

1:00:49 | Jan 17th, 2018

Episode 43 is a pretty exciting one for The High Low - a bit of a pinch-me moment, if you will. One minute we were begging Faber & Faber for an advance copy of French novelist Leila Slimani’s cult read, Lullaby - a troubling but beautifully written r...Show More

1:03:19 | Jan 10th, 2018

Hello, you stable geniuses! (Or as the pedants may prefer, genii.)  The Golden Globes happened on Sunday night in Hollywood and The High Low has many a point to discuss: Does the #TimesUp movement - where actors wore black dresses on the red carp...Show More

1:04:24 | Jan 4th, 2018

Happy 2018! It's the first High Low episode of the year. We've got some books, shows, podcasts and articles to recommend to you, a Queens impression from Pandora (that's the suburb in New York, not the royal OAP) and a reader question about what to d...Show More

1:09:14 | Dec 27th, 2017

Happy New Year High Lowers! 2017 has been the year of covfefe, Dr Robert Kelly and of course the birth of yours truly. We have friend of The High Low’s and Guardian journalist Stu Heritage on to review the highs and lows of the past year, including P...Show More

45:13 | Dec 20th, 2017

It’s a festive episode with a special High Low nativity play; written by professional screenwriter (as you will be able to tell) Dolly - and sponsored by frankincense and myrrh.  As Amazon and John Lewis declare ambitions to open their end of year ...Show More

1:05:02 | Dec 13th, 2017

Pandora's been moving house and Dolly's been hosting Pretendmas (don't ask; she'll tell you all about it anyway) but there are still plenty of water cooler topics to discuss this week.  From some brilliant pieces of journalism (including a heart-br...Show More

52:46 | Dec 6th, 2017

It’s December, which means that silly season is officially upon us. Thank goodness, then, for Alabama student Kelsey who dressed up as a Christmas tree - for every single lecture. Oh, and the scientists who think they’ve found one of Santa’s bones. W...Show More

57:29 | Nov 29th, 2017

Thank you to everyone who enjoyed our special episode with Tina Brown last week - we had a huge response. We miss her already <3 This week in the Tina-free studio, we discuss whether corporations offering to pay for women to freeze their eggs - as ...Show More

55:33 | Nov 23rd, 2017

Welcome to our favourite *ever* episode of The High Low - as we try not to fangirl the fuck out. For those of you with short memories, the High Low is named in homage to iconic editor Tina Brown. The creator of High Low journalism - our founding et...Show More

57:44 | Nov 15th, 2017

No singing this week courtesy of Louis Theroux, but three different accents from Pandora in compensation.  This week on The High Low, we discuss Boris Johnson’s buffoonery - and when being a dotard can put another woman’s life in danger. Our hear...Show More

1:01:45 | Nov 8th, 2017

After some disruption to the schedule (namely two live recordings in a row and an author special, whilst Dolly’s enjoyed monsoon season in Thailand and practiced wellness with a monk) The High Low is back in the Acast studio. And we’ve got tons (lite...Show More

00:30 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Vlogger Jim Chapman is YouTube royalty. But what happened when “the guy from the internet" turned his hand to a book? We chat animal facts (did you know that a group of baboons is called a flange?), whether or not the intent is misogynistic and why m...Show More

43:31 | Oct 23rd, 2017

It’s another live episode! (Normal recording will resume soon.) We’re at The Curiosity Rooms, in collaboration with Google and Selfridges, talking about the #MeToo hashtag and - because it’s called The High Low - the Kardashians. The #MeToo hashtag...Show More

1:13:15 | Oct 17th, 2017

It’s our first ever live podcast! This week The High Low is brought to you live from tibits, a vegetarian restaurant in Mayfair, where we recorded the episode on Monday 16th October. Thanks to everyone who came and latterly stuffed their faces with t...Show More

1:07:42 | Oct 11th, 2017

It’s been a great week for sexism. Swedish model and artist Arvida Bystrom was threatened with rape, after she appeared in an Adidas advert with hairy legs; a senior writer at Vice’s women’s channel, Broadly, was fired after leaked e-mails revealed ...Show More

59:07 | Oct 3rd, 2017

In the wake of pyjama-clad Hugh Hefner’s demise, we discuss the legacy of Playboy and its nuances - and why viewing an empire created 64 years ago solely through the lense of modern feminism can be problematic. A must-read, incidentally, is Gloria St...Show More

41:13 | Sep 27th, 2017

The High Low is on holiday this week, so we have recorded an author special for you - because we're nice like that. Is Monogamy Dead? by British comedian Rosie Wilby came out in August 2017 and from learning about romantic footprints to the differe...Show More

1:00:48 | Sep 20th, 2017

Twas the week that Margaret Atwood took her handbag to the Emmys - sorry, Margaret Atwood’s handbag took Margaret Atwood to the Emmys - and whilst some people are focusing on Issa Rae’s commentary, Dolly’s focusing on Margie and her shoulder holdall....Show More

57:17 | Sep 14th, 2017

The High Low is a quarter of a century old (sort of) and to celebrate we have a ton of great reading recommendations for you - scroll down to see our favourite pieces of the week, including a piece on the rise and full of a Muslim cop at the NYPD in ...Show More

56:27 | Sep 6th, 2017

Dennis Rodman's strange new friendship with North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un; a deep-dive into the archive via Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg's interview with Ali G; and a most unfortunate story about a girl, a Tinder date, and a poo. It's our us...Show More

1:06:51 | Aug 30th, 2017

It’s Dolly’s birthday today! And as if in celebration, The High Low has hit half a million downloads. Listen to Pandora sing happy birthday to Dolly and the two discuss Hilary Mantel’s epic piece on Princess Diana and 'the princess myth' for The Gu...Show More

1:00:59 | Aug 23rd, 2017

It's a new episode of The High Low and we've got a bunch of things to recommend watching, listening to and reading covering everything from Indian Partition to an online black drugs market to male privilege to Vanessa Feltz. In The Top Line, we dis...Show More

51:41 | Aug 16th, 2017

The High Low is BACK after a week's hiatus in which Dolly went to Majorca, boggled at its lack of scene and read a bunch of books. Meanwhile Pandora's got summer flu and wants Dolly to update the Good Reads profile. There's Bond, vegan feminist caf...Show More

1:10:21 | Aug 2nd, 2017

It's Episode 20, a milestone of sorts - and Tesco are now paying your tampon tax. Hurrah! Go buy your 'pax from there -- and other supermarkets, we hope you follow their example. This week Dolly and Pandora discuss the invasion of royal privacy with...Show More

1:16:09 | Jul 25th, 2017

After a break last week, it's a (bumper) episode 19 of The High Low. Of course, we're talking about the incendiary gender pay gap revealed at the BBC and the wider question of the value of each and every job. We discuss the news of R Kelly's allege...Show More

1:01:07 | Jul 11th, 2017

It's our second author special this week, with journalist and author, Elizabeth Day. Elizabeth's brilliant 4th book, The Party, comes out on 13th July and has whiffs of the Patrick Melrose novels, by Edward St Aubyn. Pandora and Dolly talk privilege ...Show More

52:03 | Jul 5th, 2017

In Episode 17 of The High Low, we discuss celebrities quitting Twitter (and why Pandora wants to set up a foundation called The RSPS - the Royal Society for the Protection of Stars) specifically Ed Sheeran who says he can't cope with the trolling. P...Show More

50:41 | Jun 27th, 2017

JezCo took to the stage at Glasto, 7% of Americans think that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, Louis Tomlinson admitted he was the most ‘average’ of 1D, and 95 tower blocks in the UK have failed safety measures. It’s your usual mix of the trivia...Show More

56:00 | Jun 20th, 2017

Grenfell Tower is an unthinkable national tragedy; with many questions still unanswered, victims missing and families displaced. We discuss the aftermath of the most tragic residential fire since World War Two, Sadiq Khan’s piece for The Guardian, an...Show More

1:05:22 | Jun 13th, 2017

It's our first ever author special with Reni Eddo-Lodge, whose phenomenal book Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race was published earlier this month. We talk to Reni about race relations in the U.K. and why 'reverse racism' is not a t...Show More

59:50 | Jun 8th, 2017

It’s General Election week, but there’ll be no talk of #GE2017 here (firstly, it’s already over.) Instead, we discuss Prince William’s revelatory interview with GQ - and Princess Diana’s relationship with the media. Also in today’s episode, we disc...Show More

1:02:00 | May 24th, 2017

There is no way we could create Episode 12 without addressing the horrifying terrorist attack in Manchester. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. Please do donate at https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/westandtogether...Show More

52:09 | May 16th, 2017

Ever heard of Avocado Hand? Wondering what Labour's new budget looks like? You'll be needing The Top 10, then. Also in today's episode: Netflix's weekend proposed price surge, National Sandwich Week - featuring an extensive poll by sandwich expert, D...Show More

53:51 | May 9th, 2017

E is for Eurovision, Emmanuel Macron and Edwina Sheeran on The High Low this week. Plus Frankie Dettori does dressage.

45:39 | May 2nd, 2017

It's a brand new High Low, where caption is queen. There's an abundance of your e-mails, plus antiquing and Alisha's Attic.

53:22 | Apr 25th, 2017

Pandora and Dolly turn The High Low into The Live Lounge. Plus what has pushed their high sass threshold to the limit?

57:35 | Apr 20th, 2017

The Jack Whitehalls of podcasting are back with tales of Berlin and Orkney, Larry David's daughter and the Genny Elec.

52:36 | Apr 11th, 2017

After a fortnight of frolicking, Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton return to talk Kendall Jenner, Barry Manilow and living that Nickelodeon life.

45:52 | Mar 28th, 2017

Much for Pandora and Dolly to discuss this week! Including Princess Tiaamii, Millie Bobby Brown and how to poach a good quince.

45:45 | Mar 22nd, 2017

This week on The High Low, Pandora and Dolly discuss the Prime Minister's trousers, freebie culture and booze loyalists.

43:23 | Mar 15th, 2017

Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton discuss those in the spotlight this week - namely Professor Kelly, Pamela Anderson and Mhairi Black.

47:31 | Mar 9th, 2017

Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton discuss some thorny issues in the world of pop culture. Plus the real reason Nicole Kidman can't clap.

46:44 | Feb 28th, 2017

Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton are back! The High Low is a new weekly pop-culture podcast. Episode 1 examines Lena Dunham's latest, office banter and of course, the Oscars. E-mail thehighlowshow@gmail.com