The Modern Mann

BEST INTERVIEW PODCAST - British Podcast Awards 2019. Amazing stories, emerging trends and sex advice - hosted by Olly Mann, with Alix Fox and Ollie Peart. New episodes drop on the first of each month. Get in touch or buy us a beer at

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episode 9: The Kinetic Effect

The British Army is recruiting gamers, 'phone zombies', and 'selfie addicts' as it broadens its skills for modern military ops. But who are the young men getting these jobs, and what impact does it have on their lives?  F...



episode 7: I Invented Friends Reunited

Four years before Facebook, long before anyone knew what ‘social networking’ was, Julie Pankhurst had an idea... What if, without trawling through message-boards or working your way through The Phone Book, you could reconnect with all your old school...


 2020-07-01  1h14m

episode 6: The Night Before The Meeting

Lottie Woods was in her early twenties when she was sent, alone, to meet a powerful buyer for a high street fashion brand in Guangzhou, China. They went out for a drink. The next morning, they had a meeting. In this interview with Olly, she recounts wh...


 2020-06-01  1h20m

episode 5: How To Be A Dad - In Lockdown

Comedians Tom Price and Stuart Goldsmith reunite with Olly Mann to compare parenting notes - this time, in lockdown...Can they turn mundane household tasks into games? What kids’ TV shows are best avoided? And how DO you explain the pandemic to a four ...


 2020-05-01  1h23m

episode 4: In The Crowd

Blaine Harrison, lead singer of Mystery Jets, is also a ‘property guardian’, who lives and works in the capital’s empty commercial premises. For a while the entire floor of an office block on London’s Strand was his home. Each weekend he had a front-...


 2020-04-01  1h15m

episode 3: My Dad Was Defrauded

Scammers took £160,000 from Nick’s father in just eighteen months.  He believed, in return,  they’d send him gold, or stocks and shares, or even come to his home in Cyprus and begin a relationship with him. Instead, they just kept t...


 2020-03-01  1h9m

episode 2: The Candidate

Layla Moran MP is fighting to keep her seat. There are trolls, there are threats, there are hostile journalists. And throughout the journey, as she campaigns in the 2019 general election... we are at her side. In this Modern Mann exclusive, host Olly...


 2020-02-01  1h20m

episode 1: The Mum Who Gave Up Drinking

Clare Pooley had a booze-fuelled job in advertising - complete with a bar in the office and a massive expenses budget - when she quit to become a full-time Mum to her three kids. But as she left the ladette lifestyle behind, she didn’t find herself dri...


 2020-01-01  1h10m

episode 9: How To Write A Christmas Hit

Slade. Wizzard. Wham! When it comes to Christmas songs, we know what we like, and we like what we know. But is there a magical formula to writing a festive hit? Can a novice, armed with the right chords, instruments and lyrical motifs, unlock the sec...


 2019-12-16  59m

episode 8: Christmas Spectacular 2019

The legendary Foxhole XXXMas Quiz is the high-voltage highlight of our 2019 festive special, as Olly, Alix and Ollie gather round the Yuletide fire with special guest JC Stewart, some VR headsets and a crate of beer.  Alix has outdone hersel...


 2019-12-01  52m