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The Breakup Monologues with Rosie Wilby

Feb 21, 2020

Rosie is joined by comedians Lee Peart and Diane Spencer to discuss sex, open relationships, whether or not to cut off contact with an ex, whether the drama of toxic relationships can become addictive and getting breathalysed by the police while dressed in a cowboy outfit and a trench coat. Recorded at Poplar Union on...


Feb 7, 2020

Rosie is joined by comedian Matt Hoss and poet Kate Fox to discuss the role that outdoor swimming plays in our breakups, whether getting a dog ruins your sex life, the idea of liminality and the creative space that breakups open up, falling in love while going through a breakup, Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy and...


Nov 22, 2019

Rosie is joined by comedians Sadia Azmat, Kemah Bob and Mariana Feijó to discuss how polyamory changes the conversation around breakups, the stigma faced by divorced Asian women, sex with the ex, advising your mum to be poly, dating in a foreign language and the problems with serial monogamy. Recorded at Kings Place on...


Nov 15, 2019

Rosie is joined by authors Helen Croydon and Luke Turner to discuss the new journeys and life adventures that we embark on in the wake of a breakup, bisexuality, forests, nature, running, extreme sports and the ex who takes all the CDs and cutlery and lands you with a speeding ticket when they borrow your car. Recorded...


Nov 1, 2019

Rosie is joined by evolutionary anthropologist Dr Anna Machin and science communicator Charvy Narain to discuss the similarities between breakups and drug withdrawal, sniffing babies, divorce rates around the world, the increase in divorces among UK women over fifty, eating chocolate to recover from heartbreak,...