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Lateral with Tom Scott
Lateral with Tom Scott
Tom Scott and David Bodycombe

Comedy panel game about weird questions with wonderful answers. Each week, Tom Scott is joined by three guests to ask each other... more

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Episodes

Political proofs

Corry Will, Luke Cutforth and Jordan Harrod face questions about studio sackings, timely trademarks and complicated campaigns. LATERAL is a comedy... more

19 Jul 2024 · 53 minutes
Inverted guitars

Jenny Draper, David Bennett and Annie Rauwerda face questions about repetitious races, thankful towns and natural nourishment. LATERAL is a comedy... more

12 Jul 2024 · 50 minutes
A secret base, revealed

Robert Llewellyn, Bill Sunderland and Dani Siller face questions about mud mounds, circling canines and priceless printers. LATERAL is a comedy... more

05 Jul 2024 · 50 minutes
Manhole Easter eggs

Karen Chu ('Good Job Brain'), Bob Hagh and Lizzy Skrzypiec face questions about rough recreations, reluctant referees and Rubik's records. LATERAL... more

28 Jun 2024 · 44 minutes
Smashing products

Simon Clark, Alec Steele and Rowan Ellis face questions about red resources, radioactive readings and retooled recreations. LATERAL is a comedy... more

21 Jun 2024 · 42 minutes
Rolling a 7

Ella Hubber, Caroline Roper and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything' face questions about devious designs, tantalizing tubes and baffling... more

14 Jun 2024 · 44 minutes
Rory McIlroy's (blank)

Sabrina Cruz, Melissa Fernandes and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about solar solutions, recreational results and audience... more

07 Jun 2024 · 49 minutes
Tricycles that lean

Ruth Amos & Shawn Brown ('Kids Invent Stuff') and Daniel Peake face questions about corporeal cells, tricksy tricycles and fantastic... more

31 May 2024 · 43 minutes
Pyromaniac novelties

Stuart Goldsmith, Sophie Ward and Katie Steckles face questions about helpful hangers, location lines and cohabiting coordination. LATERAL is a comedy... more

24 May 2024 · 45 minutes
Leftover contraptions

Sam Reich, Ashley Hamer and Adam Savage face questions about police paperwork, tiny text and judicial jobs. LATERAL is a comedy... more

17 May 2024 · 50 minutes
The user un-friendly library

Abigail Thorn, Annie Rauwerda and Jordan Harrod face questions about book buying, cancer care and studio symbols. LATERAL is a comedy... more

10 May 2024 · 44 minutes
Cattle at the office

Karen Chu ('Good Job Brain'), Bob Hagh and Lizzy Skrzypiec face questions about golf gatherings, risky records and flirty figurines. LATERAL... more

03 May 2024 · 47 minutes
Women in red

Simon Clark, Alec Steele and Rowan Ellis face questions about creative calibration, Canadian cities and crafty cataloguing. LATERAL is a comedy... more

26 Apr 2024 · 42 minutes
The identical trainers

Ella Hubber, Caroline Roper and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything' face questions about forgetful fumbles, Chinese contraptions and tender... more

19 Apr 2024 · 48 minutes
Deliberately faulty rulers

Sabrina Cruz, Melissa Fernandes and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about universal units, vocational voices and quizzical... more

12 Apr 2024 · 46 minutes
Sneakily statutory statues

Ruth Amos & Shawn Brown from 'Kids Invent Stuff' and Daniel Peake face questions about play programmes, dreary drives and... more

05 Apr 2024 · 46 minutes
Experiments by bus

Stuart Goldsmith, Sophie Ward and Katie Steckles face questions about gaming goals, street signs and Parisian pedlars. LATERAL is a comedy... more

29 Mar 2024 · 47 minutes
The man who ate snow

Sam Reich, Ashley Hamer and Adam Savage face questions about visual vistas, ridiculous running and film phobias. LATERAL is a comedy... more

22 Mar 2024 · 47 minutes
Annoying Chad

Abigail Thorn, Annie Rauwerda and Jordan Harrod face questions about political plaques, coin collection and suitcase sections. LATERAL is a comedy... more

15 Mar 2024 · 41 minutes
122,667 miles

Ella Hubber, Caroline Roper and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything' face questions about cycling coercion, hoovering hacks and disproportionate... more

08 Mar 2024 · 44 minutes
Resurrecting mammoths

Adam Ragusea, Vanessa Hill and Stuart Ashen face questions about fake fittings, podcast production and sporting stunts. LATERAL is a comedy panel... more

01 Mar 2024 · 39 minutes
Billy Joel's 'Kohuept'

Sabrina Cruz, Melissa Fernandes and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about bricked-up buildings, money misunderstandings and transmuted... more

23 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
The sushi blockbuster

Daniel Peake, Lizzy Skrzypiec and Bill Sunderland face questions about bonus bunkers, fitness fanatics and incidental insurance. LATERAL is a comedy... more

16 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Holding up a desk lamp

Hannah Fry, Lily Hevesh and Brian David Gilbert face questions about Tokyo text, state symbols and copyright clauses. LATERAL is a... more

09 Feb 2024 · 46 minutes
A very speedy spider

Evan & Katelyn Heling and Emily Calandrelli face questions about satellite sizes, shirt selections and salt sales. LATERAL is a comedy... more

02 Feb 2024 · 41 minutes
Bright green icing

Molly Edwards, Becky Stern and Jenny Draper face questions about fancy flowers, shirt selections and car coordination. LATERAL is a comedy... more

26 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
The colour sequence secret

Ella Hubber, Caroline Roper and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything' face questions about confectionery companies, Covid conditions and culinary... more

19 Jan 2024 · 51 minutes
The lock-breaking pencil

Adam Ragusea, Vanessa Hill and Stuart Ashen face questions about stationery stories, secret shapes and sporting sites. LATERAL is a comedy... more

12 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
Air-conditioned pilots

Sabrina Cruz, Melissa Fernandes and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about telltale tapes, rigorous registrations and troublesome... more

05 Jan 2024 · 45 minutes
Black and white bowties

Daniel Peake, Lizzy Skrzypiec and Bill Sunderland face questions about shoe safes, safety signs and sinuous streets. LATERAL is a comedy... more

29 Dec 2023 · 45 minutes
Upside-down riches

Hannah Fry, Lily Hevesh and Brian David Gilbert face questions about desperate decrees, crowded ceremonies and rebalanced records. LATERAL is a... more

22 Dec 2023 · 47 minutes
The lifesaving blackout

Hannah Witton, Mike Boyd and Geoff Marshall face questions about versatile voting, clever creatures and brick buildings. LATERAL is a comedy... more

15 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
Instruments made by insects

Evan & Katelyn Heling and Emily Calandrelli face questions about growing gains, wrong watches and cat calamaties. LATERAL is a comedy... more

08 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
The world's longest ship

Molly Edwards, Becky Stern and Jenny Draper face questions about pet permutations, infant images and rope ruses. LATERAL is a comedy... more

01 Dec 2023 · 48 minutes
The player on both teams

Corry Will, Luke Cutforth and Jack Chesher face questions about designer drinks, basketball business and festival flyers. LATERAL is a comedy... more

24 Nov 2023 · 43 minutes
Straight-line sports

Bernadette Banner, Emily Graslie and Dani Siller face questions about jogging jobs, textual T-shirts and dangerous dogs. LATERAL is a comedy... more

17 Nov 2023 · 51 minutes
Computers that love '7'

Toby Hendy, Matthew Schuchman and Julian O'Shea face questions about celebrity stars, film foul-ups and security systems. LATERAL is a comedy... more

10 Nov 2023 · 40 minutes
World-famous battery packs

Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything!' face questions about eccentric earrings, dawdling deliveries and cattle... more

03 Nov 2023 · 44 minutes
Octopodes in trees

Rowan Ellis, Katie Steckles and Dani Siller ('Escape This Podcast') face questions about periodic poles, silly signs and iconic icons. LATERAL... more

27 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
Smearing honey on doors

Jacklyn Dallas ('Nothing But Tech'), Beryl Shereshewsky and Alec Watson ('Technology Connections') face questions about charity costs, goofy greetings and... more

20 Oct 2023 · 47 minutes
The criminal caught by a toy

Corry Will, Luke Cutforth and Jack Chesher face questions about Chinese curios, perilous Perspex and dynamic drinks. LATERAL is a comedy... more

13 Oct 2023 · 50 minutes
Square-eyed dogs

Michelle Khare, Kip Heath and Joe Hanson face questions about far-flung flights, rapping records and odd opposites. LATERAL is a comedy... more

06 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Snap! Hacker! Pop!

Toby Hendy, Matthew Schuchman and Julian O'Shea face questions about superlative streets, marine mutinies and blacked-out books. LATERAL is a comedy... more

29 Sep 2023 · 46 minutes
Undercover sunburn

Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything!' face questions about story studies, Disney descriptions and pictorial... more

22 Sep 2023 · 47 minutes
Completely inedible eggs

Rowan Ellis, Katie Steckles and Bill Sunderland ('Escape This Podcast') face questions about martial arts mastery, boating back stories and... more

15 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
Increasingly impressive plays

Jacklyn Dallas ('Nothing But Tech'), Beryl Shereshewsky and Alec Watson ('Technology Connections') face questions about martial arts mastery, boating back... more

08 Sep 2023 · 41 minutes
Apples for General Lee?

Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything' face questions about condiment condition, reverse roaming and strobing... more

01 Sep 2023 · 46 minutes
Mr. Kill Gun Die

Anna Ploszajski, Scott Manley and Bill Sunderland face questions about stately stands, letter lists and silver streaks. LATERAL is a comedy... more

25 Aug 2023 · 46 minutes
Mission to nowhere

Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown ('Kids Invent Stuff') and Dani Siller ('Escape This Podcast') face questions about bread balls, maligned... more

18 Aug 2023 · 38 minutes
TV directing in reverse

From 'Jet Lag: The Game', Sam Denby, Adam Chase and Ben Doyle face questions about food fakery, coat calamities and... more

11 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
Six unopenable letterboxes

Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson ('Draw Curiosity') face questions about sporting sobbing, bad breakfasts and shorn sweethearts. LATERAL is a... more

04 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
Giant concrete balls

Annie Rauwerda ('Depths of Wikipedia'), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face questions about rumbling roads, sacred snacks and keyboard quirks. LATERAL... more

28 Jul 2023 · 47 minutes
Barefoot job applications

Caroline Roper, Ella Hubber and Tom Lum from 'Let's Learn Everything' face questions about diamond dealing, disorganised diners and dodgy... more

21 Jul 2023 · 46 minutes
Swimming without water

Anna Ploszajski, Scott Manley and Bill Sunderland face questions about cheffy shortcuts, red ropes and pricey papers. LATERAL is a comedy... more

14 Jul 2023 · 49 minutes
Dare you brave this shopping mall?

Ruth Amos and Shawn Brown ('Kids Invent Stuff') and Dani Siller ('Escape This Podcast') face questions about slapdash squiggles, poster... more

07 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
Edward's buried paint

From 'Jet Lag: The Game', Sam Denby, Adam Chase and Ben Doyle face questions about copyright chicanery, microstate melodies and... more

30 Jun 2023 · 47 minutes
Keep left at the quarry

Jeremy Fielding, Estefannie and Inés Dawson ('Draw Curiosity') face questions about treaty texts, shirt sequences and practical photocopies. LATERAL is a... more

23 Jun 2023 · 45 minutes
The no-show French king

Annie Rauwerda ('Depths of Wikipedia'), J. Draper and Geoff Marshall face questions about sporting schemes, misty mirrors and Boston billboards. LATERAL... more

16 Jun 2023 · 49 minutes
Selfies with number 57

Emily the Engineer, Wren Weichman and Kip Heath face questions about benefit bonuses, stationery sales and plummeting platforms. LATERAL is a... more

09 Jun 2023 · 47 minutes
Six unnecessary doorknobs

Melissa Fernandes, Sabrina Cruz and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about generous grades, delayed days and spacious... more

02 Jun 2023 · 45 minutes
Crooked camel competitions

Bill Sunderland and Dani Siller (from 'Escape This Podcast') and Amelie Brodeur face questions about colour-coded kindness, curious keypads and... more

26 May 2023 · 51 minutes
Losing golf balls for fun

Xyla Foxlin, Jordan Harrod and Becky Stern face questions about cable cutting, baking brilliance and ska band shenanigans. LATERAL is a... more

19 May 2023 · 39 minutes
The genius of cheese slices

Brian McManus from 'Real Engineering', Sarah Renae Clark and Nicholas Johnson face questions about timely treatments, perceptive painters and bisected... more

12 May 2023 · 42 minutes
The orchestrated in-joke

Mark Rober, Virginia Schutte and Jabrils face questions about rigorous racing, perceptive photography, and vexatious vexillology. LATERAL is a comedy panel... more

05 May 2023 · 38 minutes
The passenger going nowhere

Emily the Engineer, Wren Weichman and Kip Heath face questions about right-handed roads, tea taxonomy and broken bikes. LATERAL is a... more

28 Apr 2023 · 44 minutes
An 'out of this world' lecture

Melissa Fernandes, Sabrina Cruz and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about crafty clocks, remunerative records and veiled... more

21 Apr 2023 · 45 minutes
Extra-green cat trees

Bill Sunderland and Dani Siller (from 'Escape This Podcast') and Amelie Brodeur face questions about troublesome tower blocks, bonkers bookings... more

14 Apr 2023 · 42 minutes
The car crash 'dummy'

Xyla Foxlin, Jordan Harrod and Becky Stern face questions about cheapo chicken, problematic passwords and bountiful bananas. LATERAL is a comedy... more

07 Apr 2023 · 43 minutes
A deliberately bad program

Brian McManus from 'Real Engineering', Sarah Renae Clark and Nicholas Johnson face questions about sincere symbols, shrewd signage and silly... more

31 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
The coins buried with Sinatra

Mark Rober, Jabrils and Virginia Schutte face questions about football faults, soil secrets, and educational eats. LATERAL is a comedy panel... more

24 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
Naval gazing

'Karen Puzzles' Kavett, Rebecca 'Dr Becky' Smethurst and Stuart 'Ashens' Ashen face questions about medical methods, musical murders, and McDonald's... more

17 Mar 2023 · 35 minutes
A carousel's little secret

'SuperSaf' AhmedMia, Ali Spagnola and Mehdi 'ElectroBOOM' Sadaghdar face questions about rigging research, dating dwellings and exploiting extras. LATERAL is a... more

10 Mar 2023 · 40 minutes
The bandit that gives back

Sabrina Cruz, Melissa Fernandes and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about deceptive dates, brick buildings and baseball... more

03 Mar 2023 · 44 minutes
The rigged JFK election

William Osman, Dani Siller and Bill Sunderland face questions about statesmanly statues, parking perks and bountiful birthdays. LATERAL is a comedy... more

24 Feb 2023 · 43 minutes
315,000 obsolete index cards

Cleo Abram, Simone Giertz and 'Legal Eagle' Devin Stone face questions about confusing conveyors, flooded fields and bad-faith baseball. LATERAL is... more

17 Feb 2023 · 46 minutes
Making cosplay worthwhile

Jay Foreman, Kip Heath and Jason Slaughter ('Not Just Bikes') face questions about awkward animals, Indian ingenuity, and a Peter... more

10 Feb 2023 · 40 minutes
Some 3-D movies from 1903

'Karen Puzzles' Kavett, Rebecca 'Dr Becky' Smethurst and Stuart 'Ashens' Ashen face questions about political powercuts, red rectangles, and astonishing... more

03 Feb 2023 · 46 minutes
The 2-year-old newborn

'SuperSaf' AhmedMia, Ali Spagnola and Mehdi 'ElectroBOOM' Sadaghdar face questions about scientific statues, slashed screens, and a silly sequence. LATERAL is... more

27 Jan 2023 · 43 minutes
Elfrida, dog detective

Sabrina Cruz, Melissa Fernandes and Taha Khan from 'Answer in Progress' face questions about baffling bans, Australian emblems, and stamp... more

20 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
A flaming good flight

Dani Siller & Bill Sunderland ('Escape This Podcast') and William Osman face questions about crooning tunes, morning mishaps and enigmatic... more

13 Jan 2023 · 48 minutes
A glassware tax affair

Cleo Abram, Simone Giertz and 'Legal Eagle' Devin Stone face questions about colossal chains, prudish paintings, and golden goblets. LATERAL is... more

06 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
The most-kissed woman in history

Trace Dominguez, Nahre Sol and Jordan Harrod face questions about crafty candidates, protective parking and goofy glasses. LATERAL is a comedy... more

30 Dec 2022 · 33 minutes
Who uses the 10-08-42 rule?

Rowan Ellis, Vanessa Hill and Grady Hillhouse face questions about diehard disease, pill-popping performers, and ridiculous room numbers. LATERAL is a... more

23 Dec 2022 · 43 minutes
The day that cost $700m

Marques Brownlee, Wren Weichman and Hayley Loren discuss questions about clever communications, ridiculous registrations and distant destinations. LATERAL is a comedy... more

16 Dec 2022 · 42 minutes
The purple seats mystery

Corry Will, Luke Cutforth and Jade Tan-Holmes face questions about mysterious medicines, calamitous currency and dodgy dealings. LATERAL is a comedy... more

09 Dec 2022 · 46 minutes
What Liechtenstein shares with England

Brady Haran, Mary Spender and Eric Johnson face questions about an unwanted win, a gruesome graveyard and a lucky performance. LATERAL... more

02 Dec 2022 · 42 minutes
The brilliant burger chain ruse

Dani Siller, Bill Sunderland and Matt Parker face questions about plastic plates, academic awards and creative cereals. LATERAL is a comedy... more

25 Nov 2022 · 46 minutes
Solve a 13th Century murder!

Trace Dominguez, Nahre Sol and Jordan Harrod face questions about profitable collisions, familiar flags, and knotty problems. LATERAL is a comedy... more

18 Nov 2022 · 39 minutes
When time goes up to 30 o'clock

Rowan Ellis, Vanessa Hill and Grady Hillhouse face questions about logo longevity, Kodak complaints, and perplexing playgrounds. LATERAL is a comedy... more

11 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
The currency that cuts crime

Marques Brownlee, Hayley Loren and Wren Weichman face questions about crime-busting currency, a sporting crisis and night-inspired combat. LATERAL is a... more

04 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
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Brady Haran, Mary Spender and Eric Johnson face questions about an unwanted win, a gruesome graveyard and a lucky performance. LATERAL is a... more