On Drugs: Fourteen Units A Week - How Dangerous Is Alcohol?

Comedian Jacob Hawley explores the UK drugs scene, by heading to the bar and discussing the damaging effects of alcohol. He talks to comedians Lou Sanders and Jon Long about their relationship with alcohol, Tom Blackwood about low/no alcohol beer, Professor David Nutt about his years of research (and his wine bar) and Dr Richard Piper from Alcohol Change UK about what needs to change.

Jacob Hawley is a Silver ARIA-winning, BBC New Comedy Award Finalist, as seen on BBC3 and heard on BBC Radio 4.

If you’ve been affected by any of the issues discussed in this podcast, you can find help and support here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1kS7QTDB16PWkywhsXJLzxz/information-and-support-addiction-alcohol-drugs-and-gambling

Jacob Hawley: On Drugs is a BBC Studios production for BBC Sounds.

Art by Made Up

Music by Buddy Peace

Producer: Nick Coupe