Hoovering - Episode 139: Arabella Weir

Welcome to HOOVERING, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew (Guilty Feminist, Motherland) has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.


In this episode I’m talking to Fast Show legend Arabella Weir and we get nips deep into the horror of having a parent who is absolutely horrible to her about eating and her body. It’s still a funny one though, somehow. And it’s chilly now isn’t it so we hoovered soup to get through it. 


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Honourable Mentions/ Links


You can GET TICKETS HERE to see Arabella on tour early 2021 with ‘Does my Mum loom big in this?’ And she’s ace on the old TWITTER as well. 


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MY TOUR IS RESCHEDULED - COME


The only reason I ever held a bucket at the end of my show is because it’s literally what you are meant to do - when you’re playing in a venue at the amazing, and unbeatably brilliant MONKEY BARREL venues at the fringe which I do, and intend to always do. So fucking there. 


She mentions comedians KIERAN HODGSON and STUART GOLDSMITH


We mention the following TV shows and films - STATH LETS FLATSTENETSUCCESSION and SHRILL 


We nod to excellent books THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE and THE FUCK IT DIET


And of course amazing photographer IDIL SUKAN

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