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The Rest Is Entertainment

The Rest Is Entertainment pulls back the curtain on television, movies, journalism and more with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde using their years of knowledge, enviable contact book and wit to bring you what’s hot, and what’s not in the world of entertainment. 

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Recent Episodes of The Rest Is Entertainment


K-Pop & Billionnaire Weddings

K-Pop & Billionnaire Weddings

'Made in Korea: The K-Pop Experience' is coming to the BBC. It will show five boys from across the UK as they are put through the K-pop training process, the end goal being to launch a new boy band on the global stage. Why has South Korean become the cultural beacon for some many young people with K-Pop at it's heart?


In Mumbai with Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant married over a months long ceremony that has seen musician, politicians and many many others in attendance. How do these private gigs come about and w...

Episode 61 15 July 2024 43m and 27s


Top Three Spielberg Films

Top Three Spielberg Films

Which of Steven Spielberg's legendary catalogue of work makes Marina and Richard's top 3s? On films, what will come of the trend of de-aging and what are good / bad examples? How are child actors protected when in a horror film? And, how do you film "film"?


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Producers: Neil Fearn + Joey McCarthy

Episode 60 10 July 2024 34m and 54s


Which Dumped Tory Will Do 'Strictly'?

Which Dumped Tory Will Do 'Strictly'?

In an act of disastrous political timing, Jill Biden has appeared on the front cover of US Vogue. Does this tin-eared response to her husband’s catastrophic debate performance spell the end to Hollywood’s elite support for the Democrats.


Who the hell is Glen Powell and why is he always on my screen? Richard and Marina give us a bluffers guide to the biggest celebrities in the world right now - and explain why you probably don’t know who Sabrina Carpenter is.


And finally, as Thursday’s General...

Episode 59 8 July 2024 48m and 49s


BBC Wimbledon, Remakes & Crew Catering

BBC Wimbledon, Remakes & Crew Catering

Will Wimbledon always be on the BBC, and what are the UK crown jewels of sport? How important is crew catering and can you tell when a scene has been shot before or after lunch? Marina gives us her top 3 (and more) favourite remakes plus some any other business dropping into Richard's texts.


Your questions answered on The Rest Is Entertainment.


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Episode 58 3 July 2024 30m and 6s


What Can TV Learn From Podcasts?

What Can TV Learn From Podcasts?

The double bounce of an election and the Euros has led to some very successful podcasts achieving even bigger numbers. Many of these podcast hosts are also part of the TV coverage, so how does one format bleed into the other, what can TV learn from podcasts, and should podcasts really be on TV?


'The Apprentice' (a biographical drama of Donald Trump in the 70s & 80s and 'The Last Screenwriter' (a film written by AI) are struggling to find distributors. What are the reasons for this, and what does it say about the wider...

Episode 57 1 July 2024 43m and 22s


Live Audiences, Comedians & Superhero Stars

Live Audiences, Comedians & Superhero Stars

What are the top 3 credit sequences Richard and Marina cannot skip? Why do comedians welcome themselves on-stage? And how to be in an audience for a TV show.


Your questions answered by Marina and Richard on The Rest Is Entertainment.


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Producers: Neil Fearn + Joey McCarthy

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Episode 56 26 June 2024 30m and 49s


Biggest TV Complaints Of All Time

Biggest TV Complaints Of All Time

The 500th edition of Ofcom’s 'Broadcast Bulletin' - the place to find out about their work to uphold standards on TV and radio has been released, and we discovered the most complained about UK TV show.


Taylor Swift's 'Eras' tour has completed this stage of it's UK dates and Marina was there at Wembley. She gives us the lowdown on the gig and the fandom of Swifites.


'Inside Out 2' has been a huge box office success but it wasn't predicted to be. What is tracking, and why is it...

Episode 55 24 June 2024 47m and 38s


The Wheel, Agony Aunts & Sequels

The Wheel, Agony Aunts & Sequels

How does Michael McIntyre's The Wheel really work? Richard took part in the show and tells us all the secrets. Agony Aunts, are the letters real and what do they say about the wider public? Plus what are Marina and Richard's top 3 film sequels?


These questions and a few more on music tour logistics and 'Who Do You Think You Are?' answered on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment.


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Episode 54 19 June 2024 33m and 48s


How The Euros Are Divided For TV

How The Euros Are Divided For TV

Football will dominate our TV screens for the next few weeks, but how are the games chosen between the BBC and ITV, and how important is England's success for ITV's profits?


What is the history behind some of your favourite TV theme tunes (which you can enjoy in a handy playlist here)? And Dad TV. Richard and Marina breakdown a much watched, but perhaps little written about genre, which has more familiar shows than you might guess.


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Episode 53 17 June 2024 49m and 2s


TV Theme Tunes & Last Minute Movie Stars

TV Theme Tunes & Last Minute Movie Stars

Richard & Marina give us their top 3 TV theme tunes, answer who owns the Taskmaster house, what the timeline is between being cast & shooting and much much more.


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Producers: Neil Fearn + Joey McCarthy

Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport


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Episode 52 12 June 2024 30m and 30s

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