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Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars

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An improvised podcast in which Susan Harrison and Gemma Arrowsmith play two critics who don't feel they actually have to see a film or play in order to review it.

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An improvised podcast in which Susan Harrison and Gemma Arrowsmith play two critics who don't feel they actually have to see a film or play in order to review it.

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Excellent

iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
5
0
0
0
1

Really

By User3010 - Jun 13 2016
Read more
Excellent
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Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars

Latest release on Aug 10, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 3.6 - Self Help Books

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Hayley and Ruth review self help books, including such classics as Don't Forget Your Crown, Make Yourself Cozy and The Secret, in what turns out to be closer to an impromptu counselling session than a journalistic review.

Recorded on Hampstead Heath London. Theme music by Matt Lewsey and Amy Ashworth from Skiffle and the Piffles.

Mar 26 2019

25mins

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Rank #2: Episode 3.5 - The Cultural Year Ahead 2019

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Hayley and Ruth look forward to what 2019 has in store in arts and culture, reviewing art exhibitions, plays and films, none of which have happened yet.

Susan Harrison is in Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at the Other Palace until March: https://lwtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/showstopper-the-improvised-musical/

Gemma Arrowsmith is performing her show EARTHLING at VAULT Festival in February: https://vaultfestival.com/whats-on/gemma-arrowsmith-auntie/

Jan 22 2019

33mins

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Rank #3: Episode 1.3 - American Independence

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It's the 4th of July so in this episode Hayley & Ruth review American Independence (after Ruth has explained to Hayley what Independence Day is).

Jul 04 2016

28mins

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Rank #4: Episode 1.12 - Christmas

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Hayley arrives at Ruth's house on Christmas Day and they spent a quiet Christmas together. Like, seriously quiet. Maybe reviewing Christmas will cheer them both up.

Dec 20 2016

31mins

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Rank #5: Episode 1.6 - More EdFringe

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With Hayley still AWOL in Edinburgh, Ruth introduces this episode from the Two Stars archive, in which Hayley and Ruth discuss EdFringe digs and the five star rating system.

Aug 26 2016

22mins

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Rank #6: Episode 1.9 - Halloween special

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Hayley & Ruth find themselves at the house party of a friend of a friend of a friend of a friend. Hayley struggles with an unwieldy costume while Ruth struggles with some basic social interaction.

Oct 30 2016

38mins

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Rank #7: Episode 3.7 - The Woman in Black

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Hayley and Ruth head to the Fortune Theatre in London's West End to watch The Woman in Black. Is the ghost in the play a spectre that only Hayley can see? Or is it a woman in a wig as Ruth suspects? Thanks to listener Jenny for the ghostly suggestion for this episode. See Susan live here: https://susanharrisoncharacters.com/live-dates/ and Gemma's climate change comedy No Planet B is here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/no-planet-b/id1460398628

May 16 2019

31mins

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Rank #8: Episode 1.4 - Brexit

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In this episode, Hayley and Ruth review Britain's decision to leave the EU. With very little knowledge or understanding, they tackle the subjects of Brexit, our new Prime Minister and her choice of Foreign Secretary.

Jul 16 2016

28mins

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Rank #9: Episode 1.8 - Cabaret star La Poule

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Hayley and Ruth meet cabaret performer La Poule after a performance on London's South Bank to talk about art, love and criticism. (Also starring Sarah Louise Young: www.sarah-louise-young.com, @cabaretwhore)

Oct 08 2016

27mins

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Rank #10: Episode 1.7 - Little Chef

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In this episode Hayely and Ruth stop off at a Motorway Service Station on their way back from Edinburgh where they review the Little Chef menu as a work of literature.

Sep 07 2016

30mins

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Rank #11: Episode 1.5 - EdFringe

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With Hayley away in Edinburgh, in this episode we delve into the archives and listen to Hayley & Ruth's journey to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015.

Aug 07 2016

40mins

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Rank #12: Episode 3.4 - BBC1 Christmas Day schedule

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Hayley and Ruth review the BBC1 Christmas Day schedule, which includes such gems as Zog, BBC News, Christmas Morning from Oldham Paris Church and Hammy's Boomerang Adventure. Obviously they haven't seen any the programmes on offer but when has that ever stopped them before? Theme music as ever by Skiffle and the Piffles.

Dec 22 2018

39mins

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Rank #13: Episode 3.2 - Love Island

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Hayley & Ruth review the cultural sensation of Love Island. Hayley has seen every episode while Ruth hasn't seen a single episode and in fact doesn't own a television. This, they feel, gives them a unique perspective in order to review it.

Susan's show Susan Harrison is a Bit Weepy is on at the Voodoo Rooms 4th-25th (not 13th) August at 14:00 during the Edinburgh Fringe.

Jul 19 2018

35mins

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Rank #14: Episode 1.10 - US Election

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With no knowledge or expertise of any kind, Hayley and Ruth are the perfect pundits to give you the facts in the run up to the 2016 US election.

Nov 07 2016

30mins

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Rank #15: Episode 3.3 - Oxford Street Christmas Lights

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As Christmas approaches Hayley and Ruth brave London's busy Oxford Street to watch Jodie Whittaker turning the Christmas lights on. Along the way they review the John Lewis advert... without having seen it of course.

Theme music as ever by Skiffle and the Piffles. 'We Wish You A Merry Christmas' thanks to Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com).

Nov 29 2018

37mins

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