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The Christian O'Connell Show
Christian O'Connell wakes up the nation every weekday morning on Absolute Radio. Here are the best of the not so bad bits from the Radio Academy Award winning show. Join the OC, Richie, Sports Goddess Faye and Newsman Bails as they navigate you through yo
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The Christian O'Connell Show: Protest Songs and Foreign Objects
This morning, there were further movements on SolidariTEA as Richie unveiled his protest song, plus the team talk about foreign objects that've found their way into their bodies and Christian's sock selection.
Thursday, 29-Jan-15 06:00 UTC
How much is an oil drum?
The Solidaritea movement prepares for action, there's a lousy Riff Dinger and someone's ex has raced Linford Christie.
Wednesday, 28-Jan-15 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Don't Mockett Until You've Tried It
A very tired poet, Bails joins the scab list and lead Stereophonic Kelly Jones joins us on the phone.
Tuesday, 27-Jan-15 12:30 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: A Swan will cut you in half
Questionable facts about dangerous animals, the pothole spotter returns and the Tea Revolution does some maths.
Monday, 26-Jan-15 11:35 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Skeletal Vocals
Richie sings the week, industrial tea action looms and we dispense some advice about a Dutch mother in law.
Friday, 23-Jan-15 11:10 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Michaela Strachan is a Smiling Dolphin
The Manifesteao is launched, Otters are in disguise and Richie gets a new musical challenge.
Thursday, 22-Jan-15 12:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Chased by an African Pigeon
Richie spent his honeymoon with otters, OC can warm your bed and we meet the listener who went to school with Darius from Popstars.
Wednesday, 21-Jan-15 09:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The Hornby Billionaire
Train Driver Role Play, lifting a boat with helium balloons and Richie is scared by a puppet.
Tuesday, 20-Jan-15 12:05 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: All hail Captain McDonald
A news starting X1 and all the mistakes you've ever made.
Monday, 19-Jan-15 11:15 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The Great Potted Plant Anecdote
Transporting fish, ski competitions and more of Richie's anecdotes.
Friday, 16-Jan-15 11:55 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Life's Unfair
Where in the world is Action Chan, who's El Capitan and is our ads machine sentient?
Thursday, 15-Jan-15 11:20 UTC
Christian O'Connell Show: Snick Knowles
Dad Jokes, Famous Grandparents and Uptown Funk takes on The Really Wild Show.
Wednesday, 14-Jan-15 10:55 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The Balham Bangers Grudge Match
We organise a netball show down. What more do you want?
Tuesday, 13-Jan-15 11:20 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The David Tennant Breakfast Show
The David Tennant Breakfast Show
Monday, 12-Jan-15 14:20 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Chinny Reckon
We ride through Friday like mighty knights on noble steeds - join us for the Joy of Text, more Pay Your Bills victors and we play an ill-advised game of Guess Who.
Friday, 09-Jan-15 12:45 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Matt Goss and Flat Tops
Bad haircuts, the mighty Terry Hollands tells us how to pull a truck, and there's a very exciting guest announcement.
Thursday, 08-Jan-15 14:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show - Return of the Show
A 1996 seminal R hit gets mangled by Richie, OC reveals his strongman resolution and there's a significant debate on Terry's Chocolate Oranges.
Wednesday, 07-Jan-15 10:10 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The Zombie Returns
Its the day of the panto, and the OC is joined by James May, Ian Wright and Shane Richie.
Friday, 19-Dec-14 11:45 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show 18.12.14
All the best bits from the show and Russ finds out who he will be playing in this years panto.
Thursday, 18-Dec-14 11:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Deck the Halls with Barry Claus
Santa's inferior brother tells kids if they're on the naughty or nice list, Alien Farts crop up and we finally talk about concorde...
Wednesday, 17-Dec-14 13:45 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
A very Terry Merry Christmas to you all! Enjoy Names As In, a listener dressed as a rock and more pantomime tickets are given away.
Tuesday, 16-Dec-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: What the neighbour saw
Flashing through French Windows, Festive Food and the Gift-hunters.
Monday, 15-Dec-14 13:50 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
James May hates pantomimes, Richie brings us the sequel to Martin the Monkey and we learn a lot about the humble gecko.
Friday, 12-Dec-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
The Martin the Monkey debate continues, we give away more tickets to Zombie Claus 2 and Santa gets arrested.
Thursday, 11-Dec-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Can a Monkey Ski?
Back to the Future is not a Christmas film, Don't Drink TCP and James May joins Zombie Claus 2.
Wednesday, 10-Dec-14 12:45 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Navy Parking
Names As In, Weatherbombs and we all 'do a Bailey'.
Tuesday, 09-Dec-14 14:25 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Ambassador, you spoil us.
3ft sharks, a steam train driver and Bails' lawnmower Christmas - the perfect Monday.
Monday, 08-Dec-14 11:20 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Mr Cone
A shaky show to be honest - a signed AC/DC guitar is won after High Voltage, Father Wickesmas goes rummaging and we discover which famous father is joining Zombie Claus 2.
Friday, 05-Dec-14 14:20 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The nativity blade of grass
Today we talk terrible nativity roles, amateur archery and Richie climbs a wall in a onesie.
Thursday, 04-Dec-14 11:20 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Tom Cruise and Revolving Doors
A car tyre gets saved, no-one knows what an otter is and Richie just about gives up on a game of High Voltage.
Wednesday, 03-Dec-14 15:35 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Dwayne Pipe
Facts about y-fronts, the early days of Showaddywaddy, Names as In and Richie dressed as a snowman. It's a broad spectrum.
Tuesday, 02-Dec-14 10:45 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Pan Atlantic Bang
Did you hear a noise on Saturday night? Plus we argue if Floella Benjamin can make it as a goalkeeper, Richie builds a lego tower and someone guesses the voltage of a taser.
Monday, 01-Dec-14 15:50 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: We came, we saw, we lost.
The Brains, Trains and Automobiles Pub Quiz Tour is home. But how was Redhill? Did we win? Did Richie manage to offend his guest wife? PLUS, we speak to AC/DC. Not a bad Friday.
Friday, 28-Nov-14 11:25 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: The Homecoming
On today's show we learn that Richie had 5 Sambuca's, £850 quid was spent behind the bar and that the OC is a man down for the first part of the show.
Thursday, 27-Nov-14 11:55 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
We came, we saw, we left with nothing. Discover how Quiz Team O'Connell fared in the Plough Pub Quiz in Birmingham.
Wednesday, 26-Nov-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
Join the Brains, Trains and Automobiles Pub Quiz Tour, live from Leeds, as we recount all of last nights debauchery. Falling off stools! Rock Chicks! Tins of Biscuits!
Tuesday, 25-Nov-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
The day of the Brains, Trains and Automobiles Pub Quiz dawns... but before we head off to Yorkshire, there's the small matter of a jilted guest wife and deciding whether cheese and biscuits is a pudding. (It's not).
Monday, 24-Nov-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: 21.11.14
All the best bits - including a late, tired and slightly worse for wear Faye reading your sport!
Friday, 21-Nov-14 11:40 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: 20.11.14
They are back from Manchester and still talking about Wednesday's wheel of.
Thursday, 20-Nov-14 13:15 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Live from Manchester
All the best bits from today's show live from Manchester
Wednesday, 19-Nov-14 10:50 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show 18.11.14
All the best bits from today's show
Tuesday, 18-Nov-14 16:05 UTC
The Noel Gallagher Breakfast Show (with Christian O'Connell)
Unedited and uncut, here's the full interview with Noel Gallagher - not a fan of Van Halen, partial to a handcannon.
Monday, 17-Nov-14 11:30 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Noel Gallagher's Handcannon
Sir Noel of Gallagher co-hosts the Breakfast Show - so it's all here; a guitarists Starting XI ripped to shreds, some childish Travel News and a blow-by-blow account of the handcannon.
Monday, 17-Nov-14 11:20 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show: Planning a Chinese Takeaway
Christian finally meets the owner of the world's naughtiest parrots and other high-brow stories.
Friday, 14-Nov-14 12:35 UTC
The Dave Grohl Breakfast Show
Let us go through the WormGrohl, as Mr. Foo Fighter joins the show to talk violent geese, Hurtfordshur and a dancing parrot.
Thursday, 13-Nov-14 14:50 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show - Bad Parrot
We announce the final venue for the Pub Quiz Tour, a parrot dances to the Foo Fighters and we begin to collect your questions for the #FooAndA.
Wednesday, 12-Nov-14 14:25 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show - 11.11.14
all the best bits from today's show.
Tuesday, 11-Nov-14 15:15 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show 11.11.14
All the best bits from today's show.
Tuesday, 11-Nov-14 10:55 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
To sum up today's podcast; Ben Elton, Penguin Sorrow, Crump the Egghead and Dave Grohl is going to be co-hosting the show on Thursday. Oh, and the Loch Ness Monster turns up.
Monday, 10-Nov-14 06:00 UTC
The Christian O'Connell Show
It's a high-stakes, cling-film, Uruguyan President sort of show today. Plus we name the first Pub we'll be visiting on the Brains, Trains and Automobiles Pub Quiz Tour, and talk about Lord Nelson's left and right hand.
Friday, 07-Nov-14 06:00 UTC
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