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Did You See...?

Did You See...?

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Did You See...? is a podcast where four young journalists chat about the most interesting things they saw during the week - on the TV, on Twitter and on the news.
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Did you see the lawyer who is not a cat?
Episode 33 of Did You See? brings you a light-hearted look at the week's news stories. We chat about the copious amounts of condoms ordered for the Toko Olympics and the comforting TV show, Best Home Cook. In particular, this was a week of zoom comedy: did Jackie Weaver have the authority in Handforth Parish Council's meeting? And why did a lawyer go to virtual court as a cat? 
February 22, 2021
Did you see the space haggis?
This is the only podcast that discusses Wall Street, Love Island, haggis adventures and leopards eating faces within a half hour. You're gonna love it. 
February 16, 2021
Did you see S2 of RuPaul's Drag Race UK?
It's a new year, a new lockdown and we're back talking about the things we've seen from home. Sophia introduces us to the world of doggy ice-cream, whilst Pippa is fascinated at how everyone can fall in love with chess from watching The Queen's Gambit. But it seems that all we've been doing recently is watching screens because Rose raves about the new series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK and Talin tells us about her wonderful experience watching Cornwall and Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury. Rouge... Give it a listen! 
January 17, 2021
Did You See Dave the Pumpkin?
As we head out of another lockdown, there's still plenty of madness going on for us to report on. In the week where F1 Driver Romain Grosjean survived a terrifying crash, Pippa's found a new pumpkin friend on Facebook and Talin's been learning all about Finnish politics. Plus, self-checkout skullduggery and, like everyone else in the world, we've been gripped by The Crown. 
December 05, 2020
Did you see the press conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping?
So what do you think? Did someone accidentally book President Donald Trump's press conference at a DIY centre, or, are they trying to be down with the people? Talin gives us the ins and outs of the most Veep thing to not happen in Veep. Meanwhile, Pippa introduces us to an incident in the Netherlands involved a sculpture of two whales which feels movie worthy. And Rose rants and raves about the new series of His Dark Materials. 
November 19, 2020
Did you see Ariana Grande's potential bid for the next presidential election?
What would the world be like if pop superstar Ariana Grande became President of the United States? We analyse her latest music video, which is set in the White House... Is she giving Kanye a run for his money? Meanwhile, Rose tries to capture a proposal in Machu Picchu and a Canadian tourist returns stolen historical artefacts to Pompeii after claiming they cursed her. Tune in for the weird and wonderful stories you might have missed this week, but (almost) definitely need to hear.
October 25, 2020
Did you see the otter who found love?
In episode 27 we have a double dose of animal content - the otter who found a girlfriend after putting out a lonely hearts ad, plus the Beluga whales moving to Iceland from China on a custom made plane. There's also a double whammy on the career change theme - Pippa tells us about the government retraining quiz with questionable outcomes and Rose tells of a surprising new job for the actor who played Spider in School of Rock. 
October 14, 2020
Did you see the controversial carrot art?
In the week where President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus, did you see everything that happened? Rose has the lowdown on the carrot art that was dropped outside Goldsmiths Uni, Pippa's setting things straight with the debate over whether Subway bread is cake or not. Plus Talin's telling us about the new jet packs being used by paramedics and Sophia uncovers a new campaign in the US by Democrats selling beauty blenders for Joe Biden. 
October 10, 2020
Did You See the Medal Winning Rat?
In the week where the pubs got a 10pm curfew, did you see everything that happened? Rose has the lowdown on a medal winning rat sniffing out land mines in Cambodia, Pippa's noticed some odd new seasonal bouquets. Plus Talin is turning over a new social media leaf after watching Netflix's new documentary The Social Dilemma, and Sophia is tickled by the latest rules on covid-secure sex. And of course, we couldn't not talk about the return of our favourite programme, The Great British Bake Off.
September 28, 2020
Did you see the flight that goes nowhere?
Episode 24: This week Health Secretary Matt Hancock embarrassed himself on TV but it was actually kind of relatable, a Thai national park is threatening to post your litter back to you, and ex-husband and wife Brad Pitt and Jennifer Ansiton reunite for a steamy scene... in the name of charity.  Plus we discuss the seven-hour Quantas flight which goes in a circle to avoid quarantine - is this the future of plane travel? 
September 21, 2020
Did you see the gender reveal on the Burj Khalifa?
Episode 23: Kinky bondage in front of unexpecting customers in the pub, Banksy conspiracy theories and the end of Keeping Up With The Kardashians – this week has certainly been a busy one. Tune in for all the weird, wonderful and pop culture stories that may have slipped your radar this week…
September 16, 2020
Episode 22: Did you see Diversity's performance dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement?
It's September but it's basically Christmas, right? In this week's episode of Did you see, we discuss whether it was right for John Lewis to have started selling Christmas decorations, how Olympic boxer Nicola Adams will be dancing on Strictly this Autumn with a same-sex partner and cringe at Heath Secretary Matthew Hancock's rendition of 'Don't stop me now.' We finish with hearing about dance group Diversity's incredible performance on Britain's Got Talent dedicated to the Black Lives Matter movement. It really is a must see and we really are a must listen, this week!
September 07, 2020
Episode 21: Did you see the books behind Boris Johnson?
In the zoom era, people really should pay more attention to their shelves. Did you see the subtle message behind Boris Johnson at his school library speech this week? Rose has the rundown on the surprising story behind it. Plus, Pippa brings you a candidate for worst studio flat ever and Talin's marking the end of a rather nerdy political era. And of course, Sophia couldn't ignore the latest penguin news, and this one's a cute one.
August 31, 2020
Episode 20: Did you see the penguin picked up by the police?
To celebrate our 20th episode we're bringing you not one animal story, but two. Po-po the penguin was spotted waddling down the road after escaping from his Nottinghamshire farm. And Tula the cat was caught red-handed begging food from a Toby Carvery. We also chat about the London schoolgirl who received 23k from Taylor Swift to put towards university costs. Spoiler alert: Talin may or may not tell you the ending of the most recent Charlie's Angels remake. 
August 25, 2020
Episode 19: Did you see Gordon Ramsey roasting people on Tik Tok?
We all know that Gordon Ramsey loves to have a go, but did you see him roasting people's meals on Tik Tok? Pippa raises her fascination with Cambridge's new 'Dutch style' roundabout (yes, we're that cool) and Sophia shares the news that a swimmer has broken the men's record for the number of cross-Channel crossings! Oh and are you looking for something to watch on Netflix this week? We discuss the next film you need to see called 'The Promise.'
August 17, 2020
Episode 18: Did you see the naked man chasing a boar?
Naked boar chases, SOS island rescues and beavers winning lawsuits - and that's just scratching the surface of the strange news we've seen this week. Join us for your weekly dose of unusual news that may have slipped your radar.
August 10, 2020
Episode 17: Did you see how many UK councillors are called John?
This week we're delving into the world of statistics (eek) to ask why all local councillors seem to have the same name. Rose has all the latest on Michelle Obama's new podcast, and did you see Prince William's fancy snack offering when he made a podcast appearance? Plus, Pippa gives us the lowdown on a rather embarrassed dog that had to be rescued from a mountain.
August 03, 2020
Episode 16: Did you see the "panther" on the loose in West Sussex?
Did you see the final season of 13 Reasons Why? Or maybe you prefer Zac Efron's new wellness/travel/sustainability show? In the week when gyms reopened in England, Talin and Rose were binging Netflix and Pippa went on the prowl for escaped wildlife. 
July 26, 2020
Episode 15: Did you see the re-run of the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony?
We're partying like it's 2012 in this week's episode of Did you see..?! We reminisce on all the best parts of the London Olympic Opening Ceremony and Rose introduces us to the new robot dolphins entering Zoos in China. If that wasn't enough, Pippa tells us about the elderly people who are re-creating famous album covers. And they actually look good! All on the 15th episode of Did You See...?
July 20, 2020
Episode 14: Did you see how far penguins can poo?
Answering the big questions as per usual. Sophia reveals her passion for penguin poo stories. We cover a remarkable banana escapee and a proper Love Island throwback. Plus, did you see why Jess Glynne was unhappy with a restaurant called SexyFish this week? Unsurprisingly, we did!
July 13, 2020
Episode 13: Did you see the ketchup flavoured ice cream?
In the week where the four of us became TRAINED journalists, Kanye West was occupying our minds. We also saw the new(ish) comedy with David Tennant and Michael Sheen. And we asked ourselves - are supermarket branded ketchups acceptable? Spoiler alert: no. 
July 05, 2020
Episode 12: Did you see that a school asked pupils to plan their funeral as homework?
They're the questions we've all been asking ourselves: do other young people think about their funerals? How do astronauts go to the toilet in space? Do you remember the sitcom Scrubs? We've got the answers in our 12th episode of Did You See?
July 04, 2020
Episode 11: Did you see the man arrested for farting?
They're the questions we've all been asking ourselves: could we be arrested for provocatively farting? Do pot plants make good audiences for orchestras? How do we slide into Jedward's DMs? We've got the answers in our eleventh episode of Did You See? 
June 22, 2020
Episode 10: Did you see the 12p toll bridge?
More things that happened this week that you really cannot miss. With Black Lives Matter protests continuing across the world and lockdown beginning to ease in the UK, did you see everything that happened? A school in the Philippines had a robot graduation, a woman hatched some ducklings from supermarket eggs, and Rylan came to help us all out of our style ruts. Oh, and Pippa has a fascinating story for us about a 12p toll bridge which is causing some controversy.
June 15, 2020
Episode 9: Did you see the sex fantasy that went wrong?
What weird and wonderful stories slipped your radar this week? Perhaps Barnard Castle's new favourite beverage? Or the mystery inside your strawberries? Find it all (and more!) in this week's episode of Did You See? 
June 01, 2020
Episode 7: Did you see the rampaging goats of California?
Lockdown might have eased a little bit but we're still fixed to our screens. Did you see everything that happened? Youtuber Patricia Bright is helping us out with our finances, Monopoly caused outrage with their "feminist" adaption of the classic (yet infuriating) family board game, and Charlie Brooker gave us all something to laugh about. 
May 18, 2020
Episode 6: Did you see Normal People?
Everyone and their dog has seen the new Normal People series on the BBC, but did you see everything else that happened this week? Shockingly, Tom Felton AKA Draco Malfoy from Harry Potter got sorted into Hufflepuff instead of Slytherin, and Elon Musk named his child X Æ A-12. Relatable, right?
May 10, 2020
Episode 5: Did you see Greggs fearing a sausage roll rush?
We don't even know what day it is in lockdown now but 'did you see' everything that happened? We were transfixed by great telly like Race Across the World and Coronation Street. Plus, 'did you see' how a sports commentator overcame lockdown boredom and why we might not be getting our vegan sausage rolls for a little while yet?
May 03, 2020
Episode 4: Did you see the self-isolating sheep?
In between baking banana bread and practicing your TikTok dance moves, 'Did You See' everything that happened in lockdown this week? We take a look at everything from air-drumming Rolling Stones to baby pigeons.  
April 27, 2020
Episode 3: Did you see the 99 year-old walking 100 laps of his garden?
We're entering three more weeks of lockdown but 'did you see' everything? Well, this week we were cheering on the 99 year old walking 100 laps of his garden for the NHS and admiring a cake baked in the image of the New Zealand prime minister. Listen in to hear more about these stories and more!
April 18, 2020
Episode 2: Did you see that the Easter bunny was named a key worker?
Did lockdown have you transfixed to your screens this week? But 'did you see' everything? Well, this week we were enjoying watching musical theatre from our living rooms whilst heaving a sigh of relief that two pandas FINALLY mated in Hong Kong. Listen in to hear more about these stories and more! 
April 12, 2020
Episode 1: Did you see Professor Chris Whitty not blinking?
What lightweight relief 'did you see' in the news this week? Well, we were transfixed by Prof Chris Whitty not blinking once in the public service TV advert and the bag of bread flour that sold for more that £700 on eBay. Listen in to find out many more entertaining stories that made us chuckle this week. 
April 05, 2020