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Walking The Dog with Emily Dean

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Walking The Dog with Emily Dean from The Times. Emily Dean takes some of her friends for a walk with their dogs. They talk about the weird, the wonderful, the funny and the extraordinary.740124

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Walking The Dog with Emily Dean from The Times. Emily Dean takes some of her friends for a walk with their dogs. They talk about the weird, the wonderful, the funny and the extraordinary.740124

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LOVE!!!!

By GuyForgaard - Apr 25 2020
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Utterly and completely love this podcast series. It’s perfect. Thank you!

Janet C

By crothers10 - Apr 24 2019
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Brilliant podcast, love how Emily makes everyone feel accessible and real.

iTunes Ratings

90 Ratings
Average Ratings
82
5
3
0
0

LOVE!!!!

By GuyForgaard - Apr 25 2020
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Utterly and completely love this podcast series. It’s perfect. Thank you!

Janet C

By crothers10 - Apr 24 2019
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Brilliant podcast, love how Emily makes everyone feel accessible and real.
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Walking The Dog with Emily Dean

Latest release on Sep 14, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Ricky Gervais - Walking The Dog Episode 31

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This week Emily goes out for a stroll with legendary comic Ricky Gervais. Ricky brings along beautiful German Shepherd Anti who plays his dog in Afterlife, Ricky’s brand new Netflix series. He talks about his childhood pets, his mum’s brilliantly dark sense of humour and explains why he thinks dogs really are the best. Afterlife is available now to stream on Netflix.

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Mar 08 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #2: Greg Davies - Walking The Dog Episode 26

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Emily goes out for a walk with Greg Davies and introduces him to the fabulous Bruno - a Rottweiler/ German Shepherd cross from The Dog’s Trust. They chat about inheriting the funny gene from his dad, his childhood pet Rex, and the epiphany in a flotation tank which changed his life. 

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Dec 21 2018

51mins

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Rank #3: Josh Widdicombe - Walking The Dog - Episode 30

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Emily takes her dog Raymond out for a walk in East London’s Victoria Park with comic and Last Leg star Josh Widdicombe. They talk about how fatherhood is a lot less stressful than he imagined, his hatred of confrontation, why he wishes he could bottle some of Rob Beckett’s enthusiasm and his new TV show with James Acaster, Hypothetical. 

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Feb 04 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #4: Rob Brydon - Walking The Dog Episode 21

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This week Emily goes out for a walk with Rob Brydon and Patience, a golden retriever from The Dog’s Trust. They talk about Rob’s childhood in Wales, his friendship with Steve Coogan, his extraordinarily successful career and he gives Emily a burst of his Hugh Grant, his Anthony Hopkins and of course, his Tom Jones. He also tells Emily all about his new movie Swimming with Men!

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Jul 05 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #5: Mariella Frostrup - Walking The Dog Episode 49

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This week Emily goes to Somerset to visit broadcaster and journalist Mariella Frostrup and her two dogs Katyusha and Bomb. They talk about her bohemian childhood, fighting female stereotypes, and how to choose the right partner. Mariella's BBC podcasts Books to Live by and Open Book are available to download. 

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Nov 04 2019

57mins

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Rank #6: Jimmy Carr - Walking The Dog Episode 10

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Emily heads out for a summer stroll in north London with Jimmy Carr and his super-cute Yorkshire Terrier. The pair discuss the comedian's early family life, his thoughts on fame, and the secret to happiness. We also discover that when it comes to shoes, Jimmy knows his Louboutins from his Miu Miu's. Discover more at www.thetimes.co.uk Music by www.richjarman.co.uk

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Aug 10 2017

55mins

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Rank #7: Richard Madeley - Walking The Dog Episode 52

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Emily and Richard take Ray for a walk on Hampstead Heath. They discuss Richard's childhood, meeting and falling in love with Judy and his incredible career - including Britain's most successful book club in conjunction with WHSmith.

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Jan 13 2020

1hr 6mins

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Rank #8: David Baddiel - Walking The Dog Episode 17

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This week Emily goes out with comic, writer and confirmed cat lover David Baddiel who tries out his dog compatibility with Jimmy, a rescue greyhound from The Dogs Trust. They discuss fame, his brilliant partnership with Frank Skinner, the extraordinary family David grew up in as well as his current tour and becoming a hugely successful children’s author - also featuring David’s brother who calls him halfway through!


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Jan 12 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #9: Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais - Walking The Dog Episode 48

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Emily takes Ray out for a stroll in Regents Park with legendary writing duo Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. They talk about how they introduced Emily's parents! And what brought the boys together to create their amazing biography of work including The Likely Lads, Auf Wiedersehen Pet and Porridge. They discuss the art of collaboration and how they approached their new memoir More Than Likely. 

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Sep 23 2019

49mins

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Rank #10: Lee Mack - Walking The Dog Episode 15

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Emily goes out to Bushy Park in London with comic Lee Mack and a rescue dog from The Dog’s Trust - a beautiful 3 year old collie cross called Livvy. Lee talks about growing up in a pub, meeting his wife Tara, becoming a comic, having ADHD and his first job as a stable boy for Red Rum.


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Nov 03 2017

1hr 17mins

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Rank #11: Kerry Godliman - Walking The Dog Episode 51

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Emily goes for a stroll with After Life actor and comic Kerry Godliman and her Westie-Scottish terrier cross Molly. They discuss Kerry’s fast paced approach to life, meeting her husband and the call from Ricky Gervais that changed her life. To find out more details about Kerry’s 2020 tour go to kerrygodliman.com

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Dec 23 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #12: Sarah Millican - Walking The Dog Episode 11

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Emily goes out for a stroll in the park with comic Sarah Millican and her Schnoodle, Commander Tuvok. The pair discuss the power of starting your life over, why it's good to have a little cry, the importance of therapy and Sarah's brilliantly bizarre childhood imaginary dog! Discover more at www.thetimes.co.uk Music by www.richjarman.co.uk

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Oct 05 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #13: Jonathan Ross - Walking The Dog Episode 9

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Emily goes out for a stroll on Hampstead Heath with Jonathan Ross and his French bulldog Professor Snowball. The pair discuss the joys and pitfalls of being dog owners, what it's like growing up in a large family, the realities of fame, and accepting compliments. Discover more at www.thetimes.co.uk Music by www.richjarman.co.uk

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Aug 03 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #14: Jenny Eclair - Walking The Dog Episode 43

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This week on walking the dog Emily goes for a stroll with comic, writer and co- host of the Older and Wider podcast Jenny Eclair. Jenny is currently considering becoming a dog owner so Emily brought along her dog Raymond and Bruce a French Bulldog who was rescued from a puppy farm by the dogs trust. They talk about Jenny’s childhood growing up in an army family, becoming a female comic when it was a male dominated world and dealing with eye gunk in dogs. 

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Jul 08 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #15: Adam Kay - Walking The Dog Episode 33

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This week on Walking The Dog Emily goes out for a stroll with comic and author of the acclaimed best selling book This Is Going To Hurt, Adam Kay. Emily brings along Archie a golden lurcher from the Dog’s Trust for her chat with Adam in West London. They talk about Adam’s childhood growing up in a medical family, the moment when he realised a surgeon’s life wasn’t for him, and why he’s so passionate about the NHS. This is Going to Hurt is available now in paperback and if you want to see Adam on tour this year go to Adamkay.co.uk for more info. 

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Mar 22 2019

59mins

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Rank #16: Frank Skinner - Walking The Dog Episode 18

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For the start of a brand new series Emily goes out for a walk with legendary comic Frank Skinner and Peanut - a Terrier Cross who was successfully re-homed by the Dog’s Trust a few years ago. Frank talks about his childhood dogs Shep and Cal, his early years in comedy, the first time he met a young fellow comic called David Baddiel and his more recent adventures in parenthood. He also introduces Emily to the local park ranger and points out a very special comedy landmark... For more info head to the thetimes.co.uk

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Jun 14 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: Heston Blumenthal - Walking The Dog Episode 50

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Emily and Ray go for a stroll with legendary chef Heston Blumenthal, around the village of Bray in Berkshire, the location of his world famous restaurant. They talk about Heston's childhood Christmas dinners, the meal that changed his life as a teenager, and his bulldog Harry. 

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Dec 16 2019

55mins

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Rank #18: Simon Thomas - Walking The Dog Episode 40

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This week Emily and Raymond, her Shih Tzu, go out for a walk in Reading with ex Blue Peter and Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas who tragically lost his wife to Gemma in 2017, prompting a wave of public support. Simon chats about how he's coped with grief, and attempted to rebuild his life and about the process of writing about it in his book Love, Interrupted.

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Jun 18 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #19: Adam Hills - Walking The Dog Episode 23

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Emily and her dog Raymond went for a summer walk in Regents Park with comic and Last Leg host Adam Hills. They talked about his childhood in Australia, writing wedding speeches with Ross Noble and his ‘hairy godfather’ figure Billy Connolly. Adam also told Emily all about his brand new book Best Foot Forward. 

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Jul 26 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #20: Lesley Sharp - Walking The Dog Episode 38

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Emily goes for a stroll with celebrated actor Lesley Sharp and her beautiful border terrier Mrs Miggins. They talk about Lesley’s early life and how it felt to be adopted, the dogs she’s had throughout her life, juggling motherhood with theatre work and her starring role in a new Royal Court play by Jack Thorne, The End of History. 

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Jun 04 2019

57mins

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