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Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

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Rank #41 in Comedy Interviews category

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Comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite special guests into their magical restaurant to each choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Ever wanted to eat your dream meal? It's time to order Off Menu.

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Comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite special guests into their magical restaurant to each choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Ever wanted to eat your dream meal? It's time to order Off Menu.

iTunes Ratings

466 Ratings
Average Ratings
446
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love...pls no americans

By cmdm - Oct 23 2019
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love this podcast but please...no americans...please...

James is my favorite

By AP4156 - Sep 24 2019
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You guys made such a fun podcast. James is hilarious, and Ed, you’re great too.

iTunes Ratings

466 Ratings
Average Ratings
446
8
2
5
5

love...pls no americans

By cmdm - Oct 23 2019
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love this podcast but please...no americans...please...

James is my favorite

By AP4156 - Sep 24 2019
Read more
You guys made such a fun podcast. James is hilarious, and Ed, you’re great too.

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Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

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Comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite special guests into their magical restaurant to each choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Ever wanted to eat your dream meal? It's time to order Off Menu.

Rank #1: Ep 5: Aisling Bea

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Not only does Aisling Bea order her dream meal, the comedian and actor treats the restaurant to Hollywood anecdotes and introduces us to rappers Yung Coconut, Big Gulp and Tiny Bites.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Watch Aisling’s stand-up on Netflix in ‘The Comedy Line-Up’ and follow her on Twitter @WeeMissBea.


Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details. And see him in ‘Hypothetical’ on Dave, coming soon.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

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Jan 02 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #2: Ep 21: Dara O Briain

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It's the grand re-opening of the magical restaurant, and our first guest in Series 2 is Dara O Briain! Not only does the 'Mock the Week' host talk us through his dream meal, he gets even with Aisling Bea and explains what helps him write all those jokes.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


If you'd like to see more of Dara switch on your television. Or follow him on Twitter: @daraobriain.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jul 10 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: Ep 17: Victoria Coren Mitchell

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Victoria Coren Mitchell – 'Only Connect' host, writer and professional poker player – is this week's diner. She gets introduced to teddy bear ham, talks very British holidays and reveals her dinner party secret.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


'Only Connect' is on BBC Two, Mondays, 7.30pm.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

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Mar 27 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #4: Ep 4: Nish Kumar (Christmas Special)

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It's Boxing Day, we're feeling festive, and everyone's best friend Nish Kumar has popped in to order his favourite Christmas meal. Plus we need your help to #BringBackKumarsCobbler


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Nish Kumar is on tour in 2019 starting 25 January. See his website for full details.


Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.


Don't forget to tweet @JacksonRye (politely) requesting the Peach Cobbler back on the menu – copy us in @OffMenuOfficial and use the hashtag #BringBackKumarsCobbler.

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Dec 26 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: Ep 34: Sophie Duker

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Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Sophie Duker has a table booked this week. Tears flow, secrets are revealed and the rice battle continues.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Sophie Duker's show 'Venus' is at London's Soho Theatre, 29 Oct-2 Nov. More info at sohotheatre.com.

Follow Sophie on Twitter: @sophiedukebox.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 09 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #6: Ep 35: Daisy May Cooper

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Bafta-winning star of ‘This Country’ Daisy May Cooper is this week’s dinner guest. Buffet techniques are compared, the dark side of Rugrats is discussed, and the genie gets tricked.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Daisy's book ‘This Is This Country’ is out now, published by Trapeze. Buy the book here.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 16 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #7: Ep 14: Jack McBrayer

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We welcome '30 Rock's Jack McBrayer – the most polite man in showbusiness – to the restaurant this week. James tells a sexy story, Ed cracks some crass jokes and Jack has a lot of foods explained to him.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Jack McBrayer is currently starring in the musical 'Waitress' at the Aldephi Theatre in London's West End. Check out www.waitressthemusical.co.uk for tickets.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 06 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #8: Ep 33: Jess Phillips MP

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Order, order! The podcast gets political as MP Jess Phillips orders her dream meal. Will her menu get the genie's vote?


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Jess Phillips MP's new book, 'Truth to Power: 7 Ways to Call Time on B.S.', is out this week. Buy it here.

Follow Jess on Twitter: @JessPhillips.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 02 2019

57mins

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Rank #9: Ep 3: Richard Osman

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Richard Osman – off of ‘Pointless’, ‘House of Games’ and ‘Taskmaster’ – is this week’s guest, bringing with him fascinating food thoughts and memories. Plus, he picks on Ed and picks holes in the format.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Follow Richard Osman on Twitter: @richardosman.


Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Dec 19 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #10: Ep 24: Sian Clifford

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Emmy-nominated 'Fleabag' star Sian Clifford picks her dream meal this week. Loopholes are exploited, there's a detailed water order, and James tells a very boring story.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Follow Sian Clifford on Twitter @SiansUniverse and Instagram @SiansStillSpace


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jul 31 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #11: Ep 26: Kerry Godliman

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Kerry Godliman – 'Taskmaster' champion and 'Derek' star – pops in to the dream restaurant this week. We're off on holiday to eat this meal, but James has forgotten to tell Kerry something.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


See Kerry Godliman in 'After Life' on Netflix, check out her website www.kerrygodliman.com, and follow her on Twitter @KerryAGodliman.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Aug 14 2019

1hr 11mins

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Rank #12: Ep 13: Phil Wang

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'Taskmaster' star Phil Wang – everyone's favourite Wang – visits the restaurant this week. Let's just hope he doesn't roast Ed again.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Check out Phil Wang's latest live dates are philwang.co.uk.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Feb 27 2019

58mins

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Rank #13: Ep 32: Catherine Bohart

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Comedian Catherine Bohart – as seen on 'The Mash Report' and 'Roast Battle' – is in the dream restaurant this week. Things get rude, Catherine's meal is flipped on its head and the genie is hungover.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Catherine Bohart plays the Soho Theatre in London, 30 Sep-5 Oct. Visit the Soho Theatre website for more details.

Follow Catherine on Twitter: @CatherineBohart.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Sep 25 2019

58mins

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Rank #14: Ep 16: Jamie Demetriou

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Jamie Demetriou – comedian, actor and writer extraordinaire – has booked a table this week. His meal's so good, not even a marmalade sandwich made by Paddington himself makes the cut.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


You can watch Jamie Demetriou's excellent sitcom 'Stath Lets Flats' on All 4 and look out for series 2 on Channel 4 later this year.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 20 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #15: Ep 6: Joel Dommett

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Handsome boy Joel Dommett – off of Netflix and ‘I’m a Celeb…’ – orders his dream meal this week. Or does he? Ed and James aren’t too happy about his choices…


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Watch Joel’s stand-up special on Netflix in ‘Comedians of the World’ and follow him on Twitter @JoelDommett.


Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jan 09 2019

52mins

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Rank #16: Ep 12: Josie Long

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Comedian, filmmaker and James's former boss Josie Long visits the restaurant this week. The genie's on his best behaviour, Ed definitely isn't into tantric sex, and everyone has a lot of fun telling dad jokes.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Josie Long is on tour with Jonny & The Baptists and Grace Petrie with The Lefty Scum tour. Visit josielong.com for details. And catch her film 'Super November' at supernovemberfilm.com.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Feb 20 2019

58mins

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Rank #17: Ep 25: Loyle Carner

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Loyle Carner – Mercury-nominated hip hop artist – orders his dream meal this week. He talks about his Chilli Con Carner cookery school for teenagers with ADHD, Ed opens up about his relationship and James gets angry about an Oscar winner.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Loyle Carner is touring the UK throughout October and November. His album, 'Not Waving, But Drowning' is out now.

Find out more on his website www.loylecarner.com, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @loylecarner


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Aug 07 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #18: Ep 31: Marcus Samuelsson

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Top chef Marcus Samuelsson – the man behind Red Rooster in Harlem and Shoreditch, MARCUS Montreal and Marcus B&P – takes a break from the kitchen and lets the genie cook in the dream restaurant. And, for Samuelsson, location is key.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Red Rooster Shoreditch is now open – find out more here.

For more info on Marcus and his restaurants visit his website.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Sep 18 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #19: Ep 8: Tom Kerridge

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It's the magical restaurant's first chef guest! The Michelin-starred Tom Kerridge orders his dream meal. Will he stick to his healthy regime, or will it be an 'off day'? We also learn more about the genie waiter's backstory and James tries to embarrass Ed in some *bonus content* – so keep listening until the end.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)


Tom Kerridge's book, 'Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start', is out now, published by Bloomsbury. See here for more details. His TV series of the same name is on Wednesdays, 8pm, BBC Two, and also on iPlayer.


Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

And a big thanks to Sarah from Raaka Chocolate for sending us some samples!

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Jan 23 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #20: Ep 22: Suzi Ruffell

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This week's guest is stand-up sensation (and regular eating buddy of Ed and James) Suzi Ruffell! We're asking the big questions – like why don't athletes drink sparkling water? – and a new tongue-twister is created.


Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.

Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).


Suzi Ruffell is performing at the Edinburgh Fringe in August and is touring the UK in the autumn. Visit her website for more info: www.suziruffell.com.

Follow Suzi on Twitter: @suziruffell.


Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.

And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.


Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.

James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.

Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jul 17 2019

1hr 2mins

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