The Modern Mann

Amazing stories, emerging trends, and sex advice - with Olly Mann, Alix Fox and Ollie Peart. 'Best Interview Podcast', British Podcast Awards (2019). New episodes monthly, on the 10th. Get in touch or buy us a beer at See for privacy and opt-out information.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 56m. Bisher sind 125 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 22 hours 59 minutes


episode 1: After The Car Crash

Jim Finch’s life changed forever when his car flipped over in a devastating accident that left him with multiple neurological problems. He developed PTSD, suffered from seizures - and even became afflicted with Tourettes.

But the medication he was prescribed was almost as bad: triggering fits, impotence and bloody discharge. Then he discovered cannabis.

Now a registered, legal user of skunk, Jim campaigns for medical marijuana to be made available on the NHS...



episode 12: Christmas Spectacular 2021!

Olly, Alix and Ollie head to Bournemouth for their annual festive special, joined by young troubadour Thomas Headon and surprise special guests.It’s stuffed with songs, reminiscences and parlour games - and, of course, the legendary XXXmas Foxhole Christmas Quiz.


First up, new father Ollie Peart has broken his dietary habits and started eating meat again - and also the habit of a lifetime by finally listening to a ‘How To Be A Dad’ episode...


 2021-12-10  1h7m

episode 11: Don't Google Me

Guy Babcock is not a paedophile. He is not a sociopath, or a racist, or a ‘deadbeat’. He has not served time in prison.

And yet, if you search his name online, you get a very different impression: hundreds of posts, smearing his reputation, all over the internet.

In this interview with Olly, Guy explains why - despite a court ruling against the person ruining his reputation - these posts live on...


 2021-11-10  1h24m

episode 10: Military Surplus

Ken, Kevin and Martin are armed forces veterans. They were discharged from the military; their comrades never discovering why.

This Remembrance Sunday, for the first time, they’ve been invited to march past the Cenotaph. 

It’s a story of double lives, court payouts and military secrets - and what happened when three men told the truth...


 2021-10-10  1h26m

episode 9: An Abortion

Pippa spent eight months struggling to conceive her second child. Then, on the brink of beginning IVF, she discovered she was pregnant.

But, at ten weeks, she discovered there was a more than 99% chance that her foetus had Down's Syndrome. She and her husband Joe had already decided that, in this situation, they would have an abortion...


 2021-09-10  1h6m

episode 8: The Knock On The Door

Teaching English in Beijing seemed like a great opportunity for Welsh graduate Glen Williams, who’d previously spent time studying in China. He could brush up on his Mandarin, work with children, and earn up to £3k per month tax free.The hitch? The ...


 2021-08-10  1h4m

episode 7: Why Do I Collapse When I Laugh?

Living with narcolepsy - a rare condition that can cause you to fall asleep wherever you are, or whatever you’re doing - required Antonia Gentile to surrender her driving license, and step back from performing, cooking and even reading.As she explai...


 2021-07-10  1h1m

episode 6: How To Be A Dad, Part 7

Bedtime stories, ‘social stalking’ and sugar-rationing are on the menu as Olly reunites with comedy podcasters Tom Price and Stuart Goldsmith to compare notes on fatherhood.Their sons are now five years old, and in this episode our Dads ruminate on ...


 2021-06-10  1h8m

episode 5: Please Don't Eat Me, Mr Crocodile

When Rosie Mitchell went canoeing on a dam in Zimbabwe’s Matobo National Park, she thought she’d soak up the views, and soon be back on shore to toast the New Year.Instead, she endured a terrifying close encounter with a 3m-long crocodile, who chomp...


 2021-05-10  1h9m

episode 4: The Truth About Fur

As chief executive of the British Fur Trade Association, Mike Moser was the face of the UK’s fur industry. He met with politicians in China and Russia, and advocated his ‘luxury product’ in the House of Lords and at an EFRA Select Committee.Then, af...


 2021-04-10  1h13m