Two Voices Radio Podcast

Two Voices Radio Podcast

2 Voices Radio are Andy Waterfield and Nick Benjamin. They take you on a humourous canter discussing people, places and stuff. The chaps offer a light-hearted look at the mundanity and minutiae of life. An hour discussing lighter news stories of the week, with occasional special guests and travelogue specials. New podcast every 10 days.

Episodes

August 10, 2022 58 min
This time, we discuss our recent visit to Yorkshire. First class service on the LNER train, staying in Leeds and exploring Halifax and Saltaire. We talk about the museums, travelling around, Emmerdale, Pound Bakery and trying to track down Steph's Packed Lunch. Plus... Morrisons really seem to be making an effort with their Food to Go offering. Other supermarkets could learn from them! It's all here! Get in touch: nick&...
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This time we are gripped by a heatwave. We talk icecream and hear about Mystic Veg and her prediction for the next UK Prime Minister. We ramble on about working from home and neighbours who prattle on! The icecream van interrupts again. Plus... the Weston Super Mare oil rig, Birmingham trams start again at last, and we tell you all about Andy's bees. It's all here! If you love or even just tolerate our podcast... please sha...
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A strike hit Britain… Andy fancies going on strike. Up the workers with Mick Lynch! How come the picket lines no longer use a brazier? Did you sleep well? Nick woke to hear a milk float. He’s surprised to hear people still have milk delivered! Is milk delivered overnight in any other part of the world? Why are we so milky in the UK? And as an aside, Nick and Andy love the way American’s say STORE, especially Mary from QVC US...
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This time… we discuss new technology that may streamline the jobs around the home… but luddite Andy doesn’t sound convinced. We countdown the top 10 most hated household chores.
Amazon, Alexa, Google and Netflix… we all buy into these organisations and then people are surprised that they might be spying on us or by how much they know about us. But perhaps that’s the trade-off for using them! We talk about doctors and dentists...
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The clip at the start... what are they? Fake laughter – Andy’s new affectation. Eurovision roundup – 4 hours we’ll never get back. Greggs bakery prices are set to increase but who goes there for breakfast? Example of a company cashing in on the Jubilee. A good cat story. Plus…some ridiculous ghost hunters who are scared! Join Nick Benjamin and Andy Waterfield. Get in touch: nick@twovoices.co.uk or andy@twovoices.co.uk
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Back from our narrowboat holiday... here's we tell you all about our trip on NB Rainbow Lory. You've told us how you like to hear our stories about this very British holiday on the UK canals. There's tales of tunnels, filling up the boat with a hose, and we ask why some areas get a bad reputation? If you'd like to see some photos of the trip while you listen... go to facebook.com/twovoicesradio You can see the...
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This week… queuing for ice-creams… would you? Choc-ices… yuck. A new way for IKEA and the revolution of shopping centres. We talk about Interior Design Masters on BBC TV with Alan Carr… an interesting show with bizarre contestants. Andy tells us about his new um… old book from cook Marguerite Patten. It’s quite unique! We look at the latest food products hit by shrink-flation. Plus… why is Easter Egg chocolate so nice? Oh… a...
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This week… Nick’s recovering from the Corona Virus… but the podcast bounces along with it’s usual frivolity! We talk about getting back to using the trains and the balance needed between air & train travel and it’s cost. Nick & Andy want to go to Amsterdam on the Eurostar.

In TV roundup… Andy’s prediction that “Neighbours” will end has come true. Nick tells us about BBC2’s House of Games. Andy tells us about Taskmaster &...
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This time... Andy & Nick look at saying things correctly and alternative spellings. We look at letters on a keyboard. Andy tells us that everybody needs good Neighbours... or perhaps they don't. Nick tells us about the death of Bamber Gascoigne. We discuss University Challenge. We find the goats are back and we stop for a meal-deal. Why do we love a bargain? Oh and crisps are held to ransom. It’s all here. Get in touch....
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Nick Benjamin's beige meal. Andy Waterfield's new washine machine. The Two Voices discuss Boris’s rhubarb and British phrases dying out. Andy tells us about the best hotel breakfasts. Plus a discussion on how city centre living is back. Get in touch with your favourite phrases. 2voicesradio@gmail.com
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We’re back after an extended break. Melissa is our Listener of the week! We talk about Boris Johnson our UK Prime Minister. We found nothing missing at Christmas in the shops even though we were warned of shortages. In fact we had too much! It’s now Veganuary… Andy discusses. There’s pizza and burger chat. Cows and virtual reality. Easy wins… including journaling and using a password keeper to save you remembering all those...
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Andy has the worst cold ever… but of course he’s not complaining! The biggest lottery win has been announced. We’re not bitter! There’s Christmas supplies shortages. Nature notes. Prince Charles, his cheese and wine car and food choices. TV Themes and Countdown. The face-covering dilemma. The Great British Bake Off is running out of steam. Get in touch: 2voicesradio@gmail.com
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The Two Voices have finally visited the Severn Valley Railway... and what a day! In this episode we speak to Gus one of the organisers about setting up the gala weekend. Lesley tells us how the SVR is weathering the pandemic. Roland tells us what goes on in the huge train shed. We meet Jack & Peter who are working on a futuristic hydrogen loco project. Kayleigh tells us about the joy of being a volunteer. Plus... Neil and ...
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This week… the UK petrol “shortage”… but is it? People say there’s a food shortage… but we haven’t seen evidence of it. Morrisons is named supermarket retailer of the year. They’re also removing plastic bags from bananas at last. We’ve said for years that bananas have their own coats on! We hear about a list of top UK biscuits… but there’s an imposter in the ranks. Plus… Bake Off returns to TV with poor sound quality, ridicul...
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September 19, 2021 20 min
This week Andy Waterfield takes a trip to Peterborough for the Buses Magazine festival to explore both vintage buses and the future of bus travel. Andy talks to the editor of Buses magazine about the event; the owner if a restored vintage Routemaster and to National Express about their brand new bus. Get in touch 2voicesradio@gmail.com
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We’ve been to Kent and are amazed at how wonderful Folkestone is. It’s worth a visit! We ask if people will stay in the UK next year or will they go back abroad? Nick talks about the TV show “My unique B&B”. It’s quite twee and he’s not sure if he likes it or not. His 2nd recommendation is “Motorhoming with Merton & Webster”. It’s really good! Eye watering 1st class fares on the railways. Hema is closing down. ...
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Come with us for a podcast special visit to the Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Hear the sounds and imagine the sights as we travel between Eridge and Tunbridge Wells West on a small but very special heritage British Railway. Plus... we talk to Jonnie Pay who tells us about the efforts that go in to running the railway and how they go about organising the Summer diesel gala. Get in touch: 2voicesradio@gmail.com
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This week... Getting technical help. Olympic games… Nick hates all forms of sport so where do we go from here with the Olympic games? Why aren’t activities like cake making in the Games? The dogs next door appear! On Train announcements... Andy’s annoyed. The Marble Arch Mound… you won’t believe it. Plus… Nick tells us about the postcards of Plymouth… that weren’t! Andy tells us that Poundland are going down the “free-from” ...
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This week we talk about travel mayhem... clogged motorways, as everyone goes on holiday to the South West. In technology... its world emoji day, we look at What’s App, and Microsoft's Clippy the “helpful” paperclip returns. We talk iced coffees, moving onto narrowboats, and discuss the revival of vinyl records along with the problems the record industry is encountering. Get in touch: 2voicesradio@gmail.com
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Bad hayfever season. Useless advice from newspapers. Keeping cool. TV shows with audiences are back. Andy tells us about an awful audition for TV show. Coca Cola rebuke. Nick has a strange selection of fizzy drinks. Plus the Two Voices visit to Staffordshire and using bus explorer tickets. It's all here!
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