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 7: 9.X Christmas Special 2019 with Alice Fraser, Sukh Ojla, Athena Kugblenu and Catherine Bohart

Global Pillage

Season 9. Episode X: "Christmas Special 2019"

Recorded 7 December 2019 at Kings Place in London. Released 23 December 2019. Alice Fraser and Sukh Ojla vs Athena Kugblenu and Catherine Bohart vs the Hive Mind of the Audience.

Hosted by Deborah Frances-White. Questions set by Ned Sedgwick. Music by Kirsty Newton. The Global Pillage theme composed by Mark Hodge. Recording engineer: Grundy Le Zimbra. Produced by Tom Salinsky for The Spontaneity Shop.

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