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Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

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. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Ep 227: John Robins (Live in Bristol)
Our Bristol residency concludes with Radio 5 Live DJ and vibe-magnet John Robins. But James has a train to catch…Trigger warning: this episode contains chat about alcohol addiction and calories. Listen to Elis James and John Robins on Radio 5 Live or wherever you get your podcasts.Follow John on Instagram @nomadic_revery and Twitter @nomadicreveryRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Bristol Hippodrome.Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
77:55 24/02/2024
Ep 226: Noel Fielding
The Mighty Boosh and Bake Off star Noel Fielding is this week’s guest diner. Will he be serving up some violent quiche? Noel Fielding stars in ‘The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin’ which is streaming on Apple TV+ from 1st March. Watch it here. Follow Noel Fielding on Twitter @noelfielding11 and Instagram @noel_fielding Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
69:01 21/02/2024
Ep 225: Susan Wokoma (Live in Bristol)
We begin our Bristol residency with Taskmaster star and award-winning actor Susan Wokoma.Follow Susan on Instagram @susiewoosie12Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Bristol Hippodrome.Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
64:32 17/02/2024
Ep 224: CMAT
It’s Another Day in the Dream Restaurant, and this week’s diner is Choice Music Prize winning musician and Brit Awards nominee CMAT.Trigger warning: this episode contains talk about diet culture. CMAT’s new album ‘CrazyMad, For Me’ is out now. Stream and buy it here.CMAT is touring and playing festivals this year. Dates and tickets here.Follow CMAT on Twitter and Instagram @cmatbabyRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
72:35 14/02/2024
Ep 223: Mathew Baynton (Live in London)
Our Royal Albert Hall residency continues (and finishes) with night two, featuring special guest Mathew Baynton.Mathew Baynton is currently starring in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Stratford-upon-Avon until 30th March. Buy tickets at rsc.org.uk Follow Mathew on Twitter @realmatbayntonand Instagram @matbayntonRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Royal Albert Hall.Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
65:09 10/02/2024
Ep 222: Nabil Abdulrashid
Superb stand-up and ‘Britain's Got Talent’ star Nabil Abdulrashid is this week’s dream diner. Nabil Abdulrashid is on tour now with ‘The Purple Pill’. For dates and tickets visit nabilabdulrashid.com Follow Nabil on Instagram @manlikenabz Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
57:16 07/02/2024
Ep 221: Elis James (Live in London)
It’s time for another bonus live episode, this one from night one of our two-night residency at London’s Royal Albert Hall with Elis James.Listen to Elis James and John Robins on Radio 5 Live or wherever you listen to podcasts. And listen to Elis’s other podcasts – The Socially Distant Sports Bar and Oh What A Time… – wherever you get your podcastsFollow Elis on Twitter @elisjames and Instagram @elis_james_contentRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Royal Albert Hall.Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
72:06 03/02/2024
Ep 220: Peter Capaldi
Doctor Who and The Thick of It star Peter Capaldi is welcomed to the Dream Restaurant this week. But does he know the way to the American Church? Peter Capaldi stars in 'Criminal Record' which is out now on Apple TV+. Watch it here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
69:31 31/01/2024
Ep 219: Jamelia (Live in Birmingham)
It’s our first episode from the Off Menu live tour! Kicking off our run of bonus live episode is Birmingham Superstar Jamelia. Follow Jamelia on Twitter @jamelia and Instagram @officialjameliaRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
67:27 27/01/2024
Ep 218: Jada Pinkett Smith
The Dream Restaurant reopens for business for its 11th season, and our first diner of the new series is actor, author and talk-show host Jada Pinkett Smith.Jada Pinkett Smith’s book ‘Worthy’ is out now in Hardback, published by Forth Estate. Buy it here.Follow Jada on Twitter @jadapsmith and Instagram @jadapinkettsmithRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
55:37 24/01/2024
Series 11 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster
Make your reservation at the Dream Restaurant from Wed 24 Jan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02:12 22/01/2024
Best of 2023: Part 2
Happy Part 2 of our Best of the Year episodes.See you in the new year for Series 11 of Off Menu. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
174:57 28/12/2023
Best of 2023: Part 1
What a delicious year it’s been at the Dream Restaurant. Here’s part one of our favourite clips from 2023. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
177:12 27/12/2023
Ep 217: Ross Noble (Christmas Special)
To round off our festive specials, comedy hero Ross Noble is let loose in the Dream Restaurant.Ross Noble is on tour in early 2024 with ‘Jibber Jabber Jamboree’. For dates and tickets visit rossnoble.comRoss’s special ‘Humournoid’ is also available from his website.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
106:37 20/12/2023
Ep 216: Dawn French (Christmas Special)
Yuletide greetings to all! We’re back in national tredge territory for our first Christmas special of the year, as we welcome Dawn French to the Dream Restaurant.Dawn French’s new book ‘The Twat Files’ is out now, published by Penguin. Buy it here. Follow Dawn on Instagram @dawnrfrench and Twitter @Dawn_French Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
77:39 13/12/2023
Ep 215: Paul Rudd
It’s the last episode of series 10, and our true crime podcast finally gets resolved: does Paul Rudd like sauces? Trigger warning: this episode includes talk about dieting. Paul Rudd (and James) star in ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’, which is in cinemas in 2024. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
85:46 22/11/2023
Ep 214: Steve-O
This episode is not for the faint-hearted. Professional Jackass Steve-O shows us his new tat, introduces us to his new dog, and threatens to destroy our buttholes in this week’s episode.Trigger warning: this episode contains talk about addiction, vomiting and, to be frank, so much more.Steve-O’s new special ‘The Bucket List Special’ is available to stream now from steveo.com.Steve-O’s Hot Sauce For Your Butthole is available to buy from Amazon.Follow Steve-O on Twitter and Instagram @steveo.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
64:53 15/11/2023
Ep 213: Harriet Kemsley
Superb stand-up Harriet Kemsley – as seen on ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Hypothetical’ – has a table booked in the Dream Restaurant / cat cafe this week. Harriet Kemsley’s new special ‘Woman Child’ is available now on 800 Pound Gorilla and YouTube. Follow Harriet on Twitter and Instagram @harrietkemsley.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
87:54 08/11/2023
Ep 212: Garth Marenghi
Dreamweaver, doomsage and Sunday Times best-selling horror writer Garth Marenghi joins us in the Nightmare Restaurant this week. Listen to this episode now, before it’s too late… Garth Marenghi’s new book ‘Incarcerat’ is out now in hardback and audiobook, published by Coronet. Buy it here. Garth’s previous book ‘Terrortome’ in now available in a limited pleather-bound edition. Buy it here. Garth is also on tour. Buy tickets here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
60:15 01/11/2023
Ep 211: Steve Coogan
Steve Coogan joins us in the Dream Restaurant this week. No need for us to write anything else, really. The new Alan Partridge book ‘Big Beacon’ is out now in hardback and audiobook, published by Orion. Buy it here. Steve Coogan stars in ‘Dr. Strangelove’ in London’s West End from October 2024. Buy tickets here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
68:56 25/10/2023
Ep 210: Paapa Essiedu
Emmy and Bafta-award nominated actor Paapa Essiedu joins us in the Dream Restaurant this week. Hope he doesn’t eat too much, or it may destroy him. Trigger warning: this episode contains talk about vomiting from eating. Series 2 of ‘The Lazarus Project’ is coming soon to Sky Max.Follow Paapa on Instagram @pessiedu and Twitter @paapaessieduRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
73:22 18/10/2023
Ep 209: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
All the important scientific questions get asked this week, as space scientist and ‘The Sky at Night’ presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock joins us in the Dream Restaurant. Does she think that Dark Matter’s evil? Dr Maggie’s new book “The Art of Stargazing’ is published on November 2 by Ebury Publishing. Buy it here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
61:39 11/10/2023
Ep 208: Izuka Hoyle
‘Boiling Point’ and ‘Big Boys’ star Izuka Hoyle has put a LOT of thought into her Dream Restaurant. And James has got a message for Stephen Graham…‘Boiling Point’ the TV series is on BBC One, 9pm on Sundays and on BBC iPlayer.‘Big Boys’ series 2 is on Channel 4 later this year. Follow Izuka on Instagram @zucchiniboobiniRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
75:47 04/10/2023
Ep 207: Nick Frost
Want anything from the shop? Nick Frost – star of ‘Shaun of the Dead’, ‘Hot Fuzz’ and ‘Spaced’ – joins us in the Dream Restaurant this week. And a bromance begins…Nick Frost’s new book ‘A Slice of Fried Gold’ is published by Bonnier on 28 September. Buy it here. Follow Nick on Instagram @FriedGoldRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
64:56 27/09/2023
Ep 206: AJ Odudu
Ever missed a flight? AJ Odudu has. The TV presenter, Strictly star and new host of Big Brother is this week’s dream diner.‘Big Brother’ is back this October on ITV2 and ITVX.Follow AJ on Twitter and Instagram @AJOduduRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
78:26 20/09/2023
Ep 205: Jordan Gray
National Comedy Award-winning stand-up and musician Jordan Gray joins us this week. And you’ll never look at a Percy Pig in the same way again… Jordan Gray is on tour now with her Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show ‘Is It a Bird?’. For dates and tickets go to jordangraylive.co.uk Listen to Jordan’s podcast ‘Transplaining with Jordan Gray’ wherever you get your podcasts. Follow Jordan on Twitter and Instagram @talkdarkfriendRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
72:54 13/09/2023
Ep 204: Carol Vorderman
I'll have a side dish please, Carol. We're back in National Treash territory as ‘Countdown’s Carol Vorderman orders her dream meal.‘Carol Vorderman’s Perfect 10 Quiz Book’ is published on 14th September, published by Ebury Press. Buy it here.Listen to Carol’s podcast ‘Perfect 10 with Carol Vorderman’ here.Follow Carol on Twitter and Instagram @carolvordersRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
74:45 06/09/2023
Ep 203: Paul Foot
Alternative comedy hero Paul Foot discovers the Fifth Flavour in the Dream Restaurant this week. Not everyone will want to try it. Trigger warning: this episode contains chat about vomiting from eating and euthanasia. Paul Foot is on tour with his new show ‘Dissolve’ which has just announced more dates for Spring 2024. For dates and tickets go to paulfoot.tv. Follow Paul on Twitter @paulfoot and Instagram @paulfootcomedy Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
78:52 30/08/2023
Ep 202: Jimi Famurewa
Author, food critic and Masterchef star Jimi Famurewa is judging the Dream Restaurant this week. Fingers crossed for a good review.Jimi Famurewa’s book ‘Settlers: Journeys Through the Food, Faith and Culture of Black African London’ is out now in paperback, published by Bloomsbury Continuum. Buy it here.Follow Jimi on Twitter @Jimfam and Instagram @jimfamishedRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
72:52 23/08/2023
Ep 201: Angela Barnes
Mock the Week and Radio 4 star Angela Barnes is our next booking in the Dream Restaurant. And she likes to be able to hear her drinks. Angela Barnes is on tour with ‘Hot Mess’. For dates and tickets visit angelabarnes.co.uk.Follow Angela on Twitter @angelabarnes and Instagram @angela_barnseyRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).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.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
74:35 16/08/2023

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