The Rest is Entertainment

5.0/5

Critic Rating

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. 


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

PR Staff • PodcastReview.org Jan 5, 2024

"...they turn their clever minds to pop culture; from game shows to superhero movies, they ask: should you bother? Is it fun? So if you’re looking to explore more British media, or simply hear another perspective on that Taylor Swift ‘Person of the Year’ award, add this show to your rotation. …"

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Score: 5

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Dec 2, 2023

"...extremely entertaining. Both she and Osman treat what is usually considered trivial with the utter seriousness it deserves, plus they don’t compete with each other, or try too hard to be chummy. In short, they’re great casting and the episode flew past. …"

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Score: 5

Alexi Duggins • The Guardian Nov 30, 2023

"...absolutely priceless...Laugh-out-loud moments...The highlight is the riotously funny takedown of the Vogue interview with Jeff Bezos and his fiancee Lauren Sánchez. "

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Score: 5

James Marriot • The Times UK Nov 28, 2023

"...Hyde (a Guardian columnist) and Osman (an author and former star of Pointless) are superb. The tone is insidery, sarcastic and sceptical. Our hosts are smart people who know a lot about how showbusiness works and why it matters. She (Hyde) has that rare capacity to make the apparently banal seem urgent and interesting....this is a practical, funny, well-informed guide to a mad and fascinating industry."

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