BBC Ulster has introduced two brand new podcasts on BBC Seems: Dad Boys and When I Was 25.
Father Boys is a parenting podcast from stand-up comedians/fathers Shane Todd and Dave Elliott, aiming to deal with some of the far more difficult features of parenthood in an entertaining way that expectant, new and knowledgeable mothers and fathers can all relate to.
Each week Shane, a very first-time father, and Dave, a struggle-hardened veteran with two youthful daughters, discuss and debate numerous aspects of parenthood with a celebrity guest, together with being pregnant with Danny Wallace, start with Alan Davies, and snooze with Arron Crascall. Equally Shane and Dave are hoping each guest will give them some sagely guidance to make parenting a lot easier.
It does sound a little like the thriving podcast Lockdown Parenting Hell hosted by Josh Widdicombe and Rob Beckett, but a different angle is that each discussion will then be dissected/corrected by the show’s resident boy or girl skilled Alex Kremer, ensuring any sick-provided advice or hacks will be promptly corrected. Alex will also remedy inquiries on the weekly subjects that Shane and Dave need aid with.
The next podcast centres all around what assistance your latest self would give your 20-a little something self. Which is the crucial question Vinny Hurrell asks his guests in this new series of podcasts.
When I Was 25 sees Vinny chat with some very well-acknowledged voices from around the United kingdom and Eire. They delve into their mid-20s, discovering their highlights and challenges. But what would they inform themselves now if they could? Would it be phrases of warning, comfort and ease, or probably encouragement?
Highlighted guests in this series will be Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton Du Beke Olympic Gold Medallist Dame Kelly Holmes singer and fact Tv star Kerry Katona businesswoman and Tv set presenter Heather Mills pop and opera singer Claire Richards and Mark Feehily from Westlife. We see the susceptible human side of our attendees, with difficulties ranging from drug habit and coming out, to dealing with a horrific incident that experienced life-shifting implications.
Paul McClean, BBC Northern Ireland Executive Editor Arts, Songs and Functions, states: “We’re extremely excited about supplying audiences a little something fresh and new with our forthcoming BBC Seems podcasts. As far more and far more of us like to listen to our content on the go it’s vital that we convey these displays direct to the listeners. The exhibits are a excellent blend of comedy and true lifetime, and all share a perception of reason, providing the viewers a little something to feel about and to use in their possess lives.”
Both equally podcasts will be offered on BBC Seems from Monday 24 Could.