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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 254: Michelle de Swarte
Model-turned-stand-up comic Michelle de Swarte is this week’s guest diner. And Ed and James are amazed to find out she doesn’t know a childhood song.Trigger warning: this episode has chat about dieting. Michelle de Swarte’s new sitcom ‘Spent’ is on BBC Two, Mondays at 10pm. Watch is on BBC iPlayer.Follow Michelle on Instagram @michelledeswarteRecorded 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.
62:11 7/17/24
Ep 253: Sophie Willan
The Dream Restaurant is taking bookings for its 12th series, and our first diner is ‘Taskmaster’ and ‘Alma’s Not Normal’ star Sophie Willan. Woo! Watch series one of ‘Alma’s Not Normal’ on BBC iPlayer. Series two is coming soon. Follow Sophie on Instagram @sophiewillan Tickets for ‘Off Menu: Live in London’ go on sale this Friday 12th July at 10am. Visit offmenupodcast.co.uk for details. 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.
64:11 7/10/24
Series 12 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster
Booking for the Dream Restaurant’s 12th season start on Wed 10th July. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01:09 7/8/24
Ep 252: Jason Mantzoukas
‘How Did This Get Made?’ podcaster and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ star Jason Mantzoukas finishes up series 11. And half of his meal is lurking in the shadows… Listen to Jason’s podcast ‘How Did This Get Made?’ wherever you listen to podcasts. 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.
79:38 6/5/24
Ep 251: Helen Skelton
TV presenter, author and Strictly contestant Helen Skelton takes on her next challenge: ordering her Off Menu menu in the Dream Restaurant. Helen Skelton’s book ‘In My Stride’ is out now published by Headline. Buy it here. Follow Helen on Twitter and Instagram @helenskelton 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.
64:15 5/29/24
Ep 250: Patti Harrison
US stand-up and ‘I Think You Should Leave’ star Patti Harrison is this week’s dream dinner guest. She arrived so early her table wasn’t ready yet. Trigger warning: this episode contains talk of eating disorders. Patti Harrison is bringing her show ‘My Huge Tits Huge Because They Are Infected NOT FAKE’ to London’s Soho Theatre at the end of May and the Edinburgh Fringe in August.Follow Patti on Instagram @party_hardersonRecorded 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.
69:42 5/22/24
Ep 249: Rhys Nicholson
‘Drag Race Down Under’ judge and ‘Taskmaster Australia’ star Rhys Nicholson is our guest diner this week. And they’ve brought along their pal Jeff Tartare. Rhys brings their new show ‘Huge Big Party Congratulations’ to the Edinburgh Fringe this August and then is touring the UK. For dates and tickets go to rhysnicholson.com.au Rhys’s book ‘Dish’ is out now. Buy it here. Watch Rhys’s special ‘Live at the Athenaeum’ on Netflix. Follow Rhys on Instagram @rhysnicholson 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.
84:46 5/15/24
Ep 248: Huge Davies
Comedian and podcaster Huge Davies brings disturbing news. Another great episode of Off Menu with Ed Gamble and The Boy. Listen to Huge Davies’s podcast ‘Slime Country’ with Ed Night and Sunil Patel wherever you listen to podcasts. Watch Huge’s special ‘The Carpark’ on YouTube for free. Follow Huge on Twitter and Instagram @hugedavies 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.
77:27 5/8/24
Ep 247: Ardal O’Hanlon (Live in Dublin)
It’s the final b-b-b-b-bonus episode from the live tour and what better way to end than with Irish comedy god and ‘Father Ted’ star Ardal O’Hanlon. Oh, and eating a creamy dessert. Follow Ardal on Twitter @ardalsfolly and Instagram @ardalohanlon Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin.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.
79:14 5/4/24
Ep 246: Karan Gokani
Co-founder of Hoppers restaurants Karan Gokani has a table booked this week, and he’s bringing along Edward Stephenson Jamison Gamble as his dining companion.‘Hoppers: The Cookbook’ is out now, published by Quadrille Publishing. Buy it here. Go to Hoppers restaurants in London. Visit hopperslondon.com to book a table. Follow Hoppers on Instagram and TikTok @hopperslondon Follow Karan on Instagram @karancooks 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.
62:06 5/1/24
Ep 245: Tommy Tiernan (Live in Dublin)
Irish comedy icon Tommy Tiernan joins us for night one in Dublin. And, no, this episode hasn’t been edited much. Tommy Tiernan is on tour now with ‘Tommedian’. For dates and tickets go to tommytiernan.ie Follow Tommy on Twitter @Tommedian and Instagram @officialtommedianRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin.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.
62:15 4/27/24
Ep 244: Sara Barron
Superb stand-up and podcaster Sara Barron has a reservation this week. And did you know her brother is a babe? Listen to Sara’s podcast ‘They Like to Watch’ wherever you listen to podcasts. Sara Barron is at the Edinburgh Fringe this August with her new show ‘Anything For You’. For tickets and info visit edfringe.com Follow Sara on Twitter @sarabarron and Instagram @sarabarron1000000Recorded 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.
74:54 4/24/24
Ep 243: Joe Wilkinson (Live in Brighton)
Despite wanting to go home, Joe Wilkinson showed up for his table at the Dream Restaurant, live in Brighton. Listen to Joe’s podcast Chatabix with David Earl wherever you listen to podcasts and follow Chatabix on Instagram @chatabixpodcast Joe’s book ‘My Autobiography’ is out now. Buy it here. Follow Joe on Instagram @gillinghamjoe Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Brighton Dome.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.
74:21 4/20/24
Ep 242: Carrie Brownstein
‘Portlandia’ star and half of Sleater-Kinney, Carrie Brownstein, joins us in the Dream Restaurant this week. And we now have some ideas to pitch to Dragon’s Den…Sleater-Kinney’s new album ‘Little Rope’ is out now. Buy it and listen to it here. Sleater-Kinney are touring this year. For dates and tickets go to sleater-kinney.com Follow Carrie Instagram @carrie_rachel 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.
80:42 4/17/24
Ep 241: Mike Wozniak (Live in London)
It’s night two of our two-night London Palladium residency and moustachioed maestro Mike Wozniak joins us in the Dream Restaurant. Listen to Mike’s podcast ‘Three Bean Salad’ wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow Mike on Twitter @mrmikewozniak Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the London Palladium.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.
71:37 4/13/24
Ep 240: Killer Mike
Grammy Award-winning rapper (and half of Run The Jewels) Killer Mike joins us in the Dream Restaurant. And he’s impressed with Ed’s fishing skills. Killer Mike’s Grammy-winning album ‘Michael’ is out now. Listen here. Killer Mike is on tour this year. For dates and tickets go to killermike.com. Follow Killer Mike on Instagram and Twitter @killermike 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.
55:13 4/10/24
Ep 239: Jessica Knappett (Live in London)
Our two-night residency at the London Palladium begins with James’s Taskmaster cohort, Jessica Knappett! Follow Jess on Instagram and Twitter @jessicaknappett Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the London Palladium.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.
91:00 4/6/24
Ep 238: Katy Wix
Ghosts star (and Ed’s Taskmaster rival) Katy Wix is this week’s guest in the rest(aurant). Did the genie sneak any worms in her food?Trigger warning: this episode includes chat about dieting. Katy Wix’s book ‘Delicacy’ is out now, published by Headline. Buy it here.Follow Katy on Instagram @really_katywix and Twitter @wixkatyRecorded 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.
56:54 4/3/24
Ep 237: Lucy Beaumont (Live in Manchester)
Taskmaster’s Lucy Beaumont joins us for night two of our Manchester residency. And a horse nearly made her late… Lucy Beaumont’s on tour now with ‘The Trouble and Strife!’ For dates and tickets go to lucybeaumont.co.uk Lucy’s podcast ‘Lucy and Sam’s Perfect Brains’ is out now. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the O2 Apollo Manchester.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.
75:11 3/30/24
Ep 236: Finn Wolfhard
Want to be a member of the Blue Crew? Stranger Things have happened… James’s Ghostbusters co-star Finn Wolfhard is this week’s guest diner. Finn Wolfhard stars in ‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ in cinemas now. Follow Finn on Instagram @finnwolfhardofficial 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.
73:55 3/27/24
Ep 235: Amelia Dimoldenberg (Live in Manchester)
The pop-up Dream Restaurant opens in Manchester, with someone who‘s no stranger to fine dining: Chicken Shop Date’s Amelia Dimoldenberg. Watch Amelia Dimoldenberg’s Chicken Shop Date on YouTube and Instagram Follow Amelia on Twitter and Instagram @ameliadimzRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the O2 Apollo Manchester.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.
70:03 3/23/24
Ep 234: Johannes Radebe
It’s time for another fab-u-lous episode, and this week’s dream diner is everyone’s favourite ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ professional Johannes Radebe. Johannes is on tour with his new show ‘House of JoJo’ from 29 March. For dates and tickets visit johannes-live.com Follow Johannes on Twitter @jojo_radebe and Instagram @johannesradebe 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.
64:03 3/20/24
Ep 233: Frankie Boyle (Live in Glasgow)
Night two of our Glasgow residency, and Frankie Boyle is at it. Frankie Boyle is on tour with ‘Lap of Shame’. For dates and tickets go to frankieboyle.com Listen to Frankie’s podcast ‘Here Comes the Guillotine’ on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow Frankie on Twitter @frankieboyle and Instagram @frankie_boyle Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow.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.
60:55 3/16/24
Ep 232: Stuart Laws
There are some strange goings on in Dream Restaurantville this week, and acclaimed stand-up and director Stuart Laws is here to solve the case. Stuart Laws is on tour now with ‘Stuart Laws? Is That Guy Still Going?’. For dates and tickets go to stuartlaws.com Stuart’s special ‘Stuart Laws is All In’ is available now on YouTube via 800 Pound Gorilla. Watch it here. Follow Stuart on Twitter @thisstuartlaws and Instagram @stuartlawscomedy 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.
77:10 3/13/24
Ep 231: Iain Stirling (Live in Glasgow)
Our Scottish residency begins with superb stand-up and The Voice of Love Island Iain Stirling, live in Glasgow. Sorry about all the bleeps. Iain Stirling is on tour with ‘Relevant’. For dates and tickets go to iaindoesjokes.com Follow Iain on Twitter and Instagram @iaindoesjokes Recorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow.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.
72:25 3/9/24
Ep 230: Nisha Katona
‘Great British Menu’ judge and Mowgli Street Food restaurateur Nisha Katona has a table booked this week. And it’s a dog-friendly Dream Restaurant.Nisha Katona’s new book ‘Bold: Big Flavour Twists to Classic Dishes’ is out now, published by Nourish Books. Buy it here.Find your nearest Mowgli restaurant here.Follow Nisha on Twitter and Instagram @nishakatonaRecorded 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.
85:06 3/6/24
Ep 229: Sam Campbell (Live in Nottingham)
The Dream Restaurant comes to you live from Nottingham this week, with special guest, Taskmaster’s Sam Campbell. And he’s brought his own fork… Sam Campbell is on tour with ‘Wobservations’. For dates and tickets visit samcampbelltour.com Sam’s podcast ‘Lucy and Sam’s Perfect Brains’ is coming soon. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Follow Sam on Instagram @mcdonaldscomedyRecorded by Matt Mountford-Lister for Storm Productions Group live at the Nottingham Royal Concert 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.
74:18 3/2/24
Ep 228: Ray Winstone
British acting royalty Ray Winstone is this week’s guest. And he’s brought his own olive oil. Ray Winstone stars in ‘Damsel’ which releases on Netflix from 8th March. Watch it here. Ray Winstone also stars in ‘The Gentlemen’ which releases on Netflix in March. Watch it here. Follow Ray on Instagram @thisisraywinstoneRecorded 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.
62:26 2/28/24
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 2/24/24
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 2/21/24

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