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nerdfest Podcast: Movies, TV, Trivia and Fun!
nerdfest Podcast: Movies, TV, Trivia and Fun!

Discussing all things nerdy in the world of film, TV and more. Find us on www.nerdfestpodcast.com or @nerdfestuk.

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159: Back In Action LIVE!

Welcome to this very special LIVE edition of the Nerdfest podcast, recorded during local improv comedy group Spontaneous Wrecks’ 10th... more

14 Jul 2024 · 45 minutes
158: Left Bank Shark

Is it really safe to go back in the water? In this week’s episode the nerds go fishing for Parisian... more

30 Jun 2024 · 47 minutes
157: The Clone Wars

What happens when movies about the exact same idea are released within months of each other? Find out the winners... more

09 Jun 2024 · 53 minutes
156: Crash Test Nerdies

It’s stunt performers vs unrelenting bleakness in this week’s round of recommendations! Hazel enthuses about “The Fall Guy” which also... more

18 May 2024 · 48 minutes
155: Stumped!

In a jam*-packed show we stump each other with "facts" of variable truth about Immovable object Jack Reacher, twisty Xmen... more

04 May 2024 · 47 minutes
154: Izzy's Ghost Gets Busted

We recommend new Netflix sci-fi series “3 Body Problem”, the nostalgia-fuelled “X-Men ‘97” which got the whole internet talking, Hitchcockian... more

21 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
153: Nerd Fest Live 2024 (featuring Jet!)

A very special episode awaits, as we are LIVE at Nerd Fest with five incredible guests- including Diane Youdale, "Jet"... more

07 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
152: You Can Leave Your Hat On

On today’s show we have our Buff or Bluff quiz where we’ll try to outfox each other with both true... more

03 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
151: Nerd Love

On today’s love-filled show, our nerds talk passionately about the movies and TV shows they’ve been gorging on recently- including... more

18 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
150: 150th Episode Special!

That’s right it’s episode 150! To celebrate we’re bringing back some of our favourite games to play. Dan takes on... more

04 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
149: Loads more in '24

We’re back! For our first podcast of 2024 we chat about the films and TV shows that we’re most looking... more

14 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
148: Picks of 2023

It’s our end of year special as Peter, Dan, Andy, Jon and Hazel each countdown their top 3 favourite things... more

17 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
147: Don't Lick The Wallpaper

"Completely average size" apparently, as Dan, Jon, Andy and Peter execute their bluffs with Military precision. We have 'facts" of... more

03 Dec 2023 · 52 minutes
146: A Ham In A Cravat

For Fleurken’s sake, it’s another Nerdfest episode! This time we’re delighted to be reunited with Ian Mayor, who is a... more

19 Nov 2023 · 56 minutes
145: Nerdfellas

This week’s show is a particularly funny one. No, not funny like a clown per se… Yes, it’s time for some... more

05 Nov 2023 · 50 minutes
144: Monster Who?

It’s Buff or Bluff time! Can we work out the manufactured lies from this week’s lineup of entertainment facts? Our... more

22 Oct 2023 · 46 minutes
143: Satsumas Are Not The Only Fruit

We recorded this episode remotely due to a bout of Covid in the ranks, but still had the best of... more

08 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
142: Something Old, Something New

We’re shaking things up at Nerdfest this week and introducing a new format: Something Old, Something New. Hazel, Jon, Peter,... more

17 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
141: Godzilla Takes Las Vegas

It’s a quiz-tastic episode! Today’s Buff or Bluff covers topics ranging from almost-made Godzilla crossover movies, movie costumes, evil sea... more

26 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
140: Fear Of A Pink Planet

We're ALL in a Barbie world this week- as Jon, Peter and Andy are joined by Louise to review both... more

13 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
139: Dinosaurs and Asteroids

On today’s show we talk about how excited we are for Barbenheimer, and what the repercussions of the actors’ strike... more

23 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
138: Indiana’s Clones

We give you our (spoiler free) reactions to 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.' We’re split on this one... more

09 Jul 2023 · 50 minutes
137: The Love Train

Choo choo! It’s another hugely enjoyable, thought provoking and downright filthy episode of Nerdfest! It’s recommendations time, and today that includes... more

25 Jun 2023 · 52 minutes
136: It Burns! It Burns!

We bring you our first reactions to seeing "Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse" together. Plus, it’s a Buff or Bluff episode,... more

11 Jun 2023 · 59 minutes
135: Shocked By the Power

Today’s show is a medley of what we have been enjoying recently, starting with "Guardians of the Galaxy 3". Andy... more

27 May 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
134: Do The Write Thing

It’s all lies and deceit as we play our monthly round of Buff or Bluff. Among the topics are... more

14 May 2023 · 57 minutes
133: All for von, and von for all!

On today’s show Jon reviews “Renfield” and has the opportunity to see his beloved Nic Cage in the role of... more

29 Apr 2023 · 52 minutes
132: Its-a me, Nerdio

It’s another Buff or Bluff episode! Our nerds try to pick out the truth from the lies on topics including... more

17 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
131: Blood, Honey & Biscuits

It’s reviews and recommendations time! Our top recommendation is to not go down in the woods today as you may... more

01 Apr 2023 · 53 minutes
130: Don't Bug Me!

It’s buff or bluff time! Can you work out the truth from the nerds’ devious lies? Topics today include method... more

19 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
129: Disappointing Shrinkage

It's reviews and recommendations time! We cover the start of Marvel Phase 5: 'Ant Man and the Wasp: QuantumMania'. Plus,... more

05 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
128: Sherlock Clones

It’s time to lie to our closest friends again, as we play our Buff or Bluff quiz. Can you work... more

19 Feb 2023 · 56 minutes
127: This Is The Last Of Us

Dan discusses the similarities between Spielberg’s mostly autobiographical 'The Fabelmans', and Terry Pratchett biography 'A Life with Footnotes'. Andy conducts... more

05 Feb 2023 · 56 minutes
126: Ian's Attic Treat

Jon, Ian, Andy and Peter riffle through the dusty attic of Ian's brain, attempting to find at least ONE thing... more

22 Jan 2023 · 41 minutes
125: Must See in '23!

It’s the first Nerdfest of 2023, and Jon, Peter, Kerris and Dan have each been making ‘most anticipated’ lists of... more

08 Jan 2023 · 53 minutes
124: Best Stuff of 2022

It’s our end of year show! Today our nerds - Peter, Jon, Hazel, and not one but TWO Ians, are... more

18 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
123: Finger Food

We bring new reviews and recommendations, including the return of Benoit Blanc in 'Glass Onion', the onscreen adaptation of 'Matilda... more

04 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
122: The Amityville Nerd

We give our initial, spoiler-free thoughts on the latest offering from the MCU- 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.' Plus, in our Buff... more

20 Nov 2022 · 46 minutes
121: Martian McFly

We review the TV shows and films we’ve been enjoying recently, including Brendan Fraser’s welcome return in ‘The Whale’, Korean... more

06 Nov 2022 · 57 minutes
120: LIVE from Fright Fest

We’re live and direct from Newcastle Fright Fest this episode, as Hazel, Jon, Peter and Ian pod in public to... more

23 Oct 2022 · 42 minutes
119: Carrie On Doctor

In today’s episode we give our first reactions to the newest Star Wars TV show on the block, Andor (that... more

08 Oct 2022 · 52 minutes
118: Thor Loser

In this recommendations episode we discuss alternate history drama “For All Mankind” as well as off-the-wall dark comedy “The Baby”.... more

24 Sep 2022 · 55 minutes
117: That's Not All, Folks!

Buffs! Bluffs! And…patio advice? Today’s episode takes us into Nintendo’s naughty past, and the nuances (or lack, thereof) of Buck Rogers... more

11 Sep 2022 · 46 minutes
116: Enter Sandman (AT LAST!)

For this recommendations special we chat about the films and TV shows that captured our attention this week, including early... more

27 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
115: Up All Night

We recorded this episode in the evening for a change, and that inspired us to take a…well, slightly different tone… We... more

13 Aug 2022 · 59 minutes
114: A Massive Con

We’re back after our summer break, and we start our show by revelling in all the glorious nerdness that was... more

30 Jul 2022 · 58 minutes
113: A Little More Conversation

We're all shook up this week, as Andy, Hazel, Dan, Peter and Ian test each other in a round of... more

02 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
112: Pod Save The Queen

Never mind the bollocks, here’s another Nerdfest episode! It’s recommendations time, as our own rotten Jon discusses Danny Boyle’s new... more

18 Jun 2022 · 58 minutes
111: Obi Wan Cares

This time Jon, Andy Peter and Ian Mac try to Bluff each other with "facts" about anthropomorphic appliances, random stories... more

05 Jun 2022 · 43 minutes
110: Every Episode All At Once

The latest episode of the Nerdfest Podcast comes to you from four far-off parts of the multiverse, each full of... more

21 May 2022 · 55 minutes
nerdfest Podcast: Movies, TV, Trivia and Fun!
119: Carrie On Doctor
nerdfest Podcast: Movies, TV, Trivia and Fun!

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In today’s episode we give our first reactions to the newest Star Wars TV show on the block, Andor (that Squeeeeeeeee you... more