Global Pillage

Global Pillage is a brand new comedy panel show podcast all about idiom, culture, customs and norms.What do the Japanese mean when they accuse someone of "having a cat on their head"?What do your friends make you do if you're unmarried by thirty in Germany?What did the acronym NORWICH mean (the equivalent of sexting jargon) if sent between World War Two sweethearts?All the oddness of humanity is explored in this hilarious new show where TWO TEAMS OF COMEDIANS take on the HIVE MIND OF THE AUDIENCE. This show is about the diversity of human experience. Come with us as we pillage the globe for the strange but true ways of the human race.Comedians booked for the first series include Sara Pascoe, Nish Kumar, Felicity Ward, Yasmine Akram, Sofie Hagen, Bisha K. Ali and Sarah Bennetto.The show is hosted by Deborah Frances-White - co-host of The Guilty Feminist Podcast and from Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. With Ned Sedgwick in Pedants Corner and Mark Hodge on keyboard.For more info go to or sign up to our mailing list.


episode 5: 8.5 Household Goods with Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sarah Bennetto, Thanyia Moore and Nat Luurtsema

Global Pillage

Season 8. Episode 5: "Household Goods"

Recorded 25 April 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 13 May 2019. Thanyia Moore and Nat Luurtsema vs Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Sarah Bennetto vs the Hive Mind of the Audience.

Hosted by Deborah Frances-White. Questions set by Ned Sedgwick. Programme Associate Jessica Fostekew. Music by Samuel Woolf. The Global Pillage theme composed by Mark Hodge. Recording engineer: Chris Sharp. Produced by Tom Salinsky for The Spontaneity Shop.

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 2019-05-13  49m