Is This Canon?
Is This Canon?

Three pop culture obsessives delve into the fun and not so fun parts of fandom. Regular segments include The Pitch (in which we pitch our own film and TV ideas), In The Bin (when we’ve had enough of a person, show or trope) and This Week In John Boyega (what it says on the tin).

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Episodes

The Season Finale

| Released 24th May 2016

Great news, guys, it’s the last episode of our pilot season and we’ve finally settled on a name. We’ve also settled on what the rules of Eurovision should be, whether there is in fact crying in baseball, and what the best […]

Quetzalcoatl, Specifically

| Released 17th May 2016

“A Knitted Character from Someone’s Dream” called Rosie Fletcher is in the chair to talk the bloodbath of the US television renewalls/cancellations season with regular joes Paul and Tobi. The reason Tobi sounds like he’s speaking from down a well […]

Meat and Two Veg

| Released 4th May 2016

Paul Duncan McGarrity is in the chair this week to talk memorialising artists and euphemisms for willies with Rosie Fletcher, her eldritch gifts growing more powerful every episode, and Tobi Wilson, yet to discover any magical powers of his own […]

This Podcast Brought To You By Neil Degrasse Tyson’s Face

| Released 19th Apr 2016

Tobi, one of nature’s greatest Bulbasaurs, is in the chair to discuss Nintendo, TV reboots, tattoos, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend with Paul (Squirtle) and  Rosie (Pikachu, or alternatively Cyndaquil). Come for the sensible pop culture discussion, stay for the absolute buffoonery that is […]

Don’t Fake a Baby on Instagram

| Released 12th Apr 2016

Now in its second episode, I think we can all agree that this cheerful and occasionally critical look at pop culture is going from strength to strength. This week, Rosie “the Immortal” Fletcher chairs an investigation into 1 Direction’s baby fabrication […]

No Middle Ground For Nerds (The Inaugural Episode!)

| Released 5th Apr 2016

Rosie Fletcher, Tobi Wilson, and Paul Duncan McGarrity are generally keen. This week Paul is in the chair and talking Marvel on TV, Former Prime Minister Anthony Blair, Current Cinnamon Roll John Boyega, rebooting Indiana Jones, and putting Zak Snyder in […]

Caitlin Benedict

Caitlin is a mature Australian female with five years experience in theatrical costuming so obviously now she works in audio production. She divides her time between working for BBC Radio Drama, writing a radio column for Exeunt theatre magazine, and screaming into the void (trying to do feminism on the internet).
Twitter: @caitlinbenny

Paul Duncan McGarrity

Emerging from the London comedy circuit, Paul has become a mainstay of some of the best clubs in the capital – performing at the Comedy Cafe, Downstairs at the King’s Head and the Leicester Square Comedy Club, to name but a few. He has also performed at some of the most prestigious outdoor festivals in the UK, including the comedy tents at Bestival, Secret Garden Party and Nozstock.

In 2011 Paul tasted national success by reaching the final of the competitive and highly regarded Amused Moose Laugh Off. His highly anticipated solo debut, Awkward Hawk, came off the back of previous success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the critically acclaimed improv show ‘Dead Man in a Box’s Murder Mystery’ and the stand up shows ‘Funny Peculiar’ and ‘Nonsense Duet’.

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Sad Faces

Sad Faces are Jack Bernhardt, Tom Crowley and Tobi Wilson. They have performed sketch and narrative live comedy at six Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, most recently with their story hour Sad Faces Threw a Party at the Pleasance Courtyard. You may have also seen them performing on the London circuit or heard them in their BBC Radio 4Extra show Four Sad Faces.

Jack is a recent BBC Comedy Bursary Writer and has written for almost everything Radio 4 put out, including The Now Show, the News Quiz, Newsjack, Susan Calman is Convicted and the Headset Set. He has also written for CBBC’s DNN and BT Sport’s Life’s a Pitch.

Tom is a graduate of the Royal Court Young Writer’s Programme, has written for Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball and currently spends a lot of his time writing plays, for his own ends as well as for companies like Youaremineco. and London Contemporary Theatre. He also draws all the cartoons for Sad Faces.

Tobi Wilson is a series writer on Cartoon Network’s BAFTA-and-Emmy-award-winning The Amazing World of Gumball, for which he has written on over 50 episodes. He has also written for Radio 4’s The News Quiz and starred in a Youtube advert for Bathstore where a toilet seat fell on his penis. He recently had his West End stage debut in sci-fi short play showcase Blast Off! at the Soho Theatre. Otherwise he is mostly cobbling together sitcoms, films and short films with a willful disregard for budget and demand.

Hosts: Worst Case Scenario