The Box Set Pod - The Boxset Podcast

The Box Set Pod - The Boxset Podcast

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A podcast in love with TV Box sets. The latest news, chatter, and guests from in front and behind the camera of the greatest box sets in the world. Hosted by Northern English Hywel and Jamie - its like being looked after by two guards of the nights watch...


Game Of Thrones 0701 Dragonstone – Spoiler Alert!  

The latest episode of the latest series is out. Fans Hywel and Jamie discuss everything from Dragons to Ed Sheerans. We will do a podcast for each new episode if we can, so fans sit tight as they are released once a week!

Fargo Returns - This is a true story  

Fargo is back, a new series staring Euan McGreggor, twice. A long and heated discussion ensues....

The Keepers  

New Netflix crime documentary, The Keepers is... New. And many things, which we can't give away as spoilers. Episode one is quite a hook... Listen, and beware a spoiler beyond episode one occurs but happens half way through with lots of warning, so don't worry, just pause!

The Handmaid's Tale  

Should you watch it? It's new, (unless you're listening to this after 2017 in a dystopian future where evil has taken over) and it's called The Handmaid's Tale. An all star cast, a heavy mood, ripe for the reviewing.

Wayward Pines / Wonder Woman  

Wayward Pines is a high concept popcorn TV mysterious thing with an all star cast. Opinion is split on whether you should bother watching it, listen and decide for yourself.... Plus a brief chat about Wonder Woman.

Big Little Lies  

Huge HBO series Big Little Lies is in focus this week, half the episode is for you if you've never seen it, and half is a spoiler special if you HAVE.

What's the FREQUENCY Marsha?  

Frequency is a box set. It is LOVED by many. Marsha in Canada joins Hywel, Jamie and Mat to discuss their thoughts epsiode one in. This episodes includes adult nudity.

Manchester Arena  

A brief message this week from Hywel, as the podcast is recorded on Tuesdays. This particular Tuesday being the worst in Manchester's recent history.

13 Reasons to watch Thirteen Reasons Why  

No spoilers! (Beyond a few mentions about episode 1). Jack, Hywel and Mat have all watched episode 1 of Thirteen Reasons Why - a series about a teenage suicide which is causing a bit of a stink in certain circles of opinion. Jamie has watched all 13 reasons and is here to try and persuade the others and YOU to continue...

The League  

After much girl-related chat of late, its all about the boys in The League. Hywel and Matt discuss the show about... A league? Or is it about something else? Note, Hywel gets his dates mixed up in the podcast order here, and refers to next week instead of last week... You won't notice, you don't really listen to what he says do you? Email any thoughts! Plus some chat about The Walking Dead from Matt.

May You Catch Up  

A quick catch up from Hywel and Jamie, pay attention, your opinions will be needed based on these decisions herein....

Crystal Maze Special Interview Part 2  

Part two of Hywel and Tom (creator of the new live interactive game Crystal Maze) as they get further under the skin of creativity at work in the UK. Plus Tom's story of what it was like to crowd-fund a project as large as this.

Crystal Maze Special Interview Part 1  

Meet Tom. He is the creator of the new live experiences of the Crystal Maze in London and Manchester. Hywel and Tom get to grips with what makes creativity so important in todays world, after Hywel is surprised at how much he enjoys the maze itself!

Broadchurch - the highs and lows  

One of the biggest British to series of recent years, Broadchurch is made for a broad...audience. But there is some disagreement in the box set pod camp of its merit. If you have watched it decide who's side you're on. If not no spoilers here and we can help you decide.

Girls Part 2 - With A Real Girl  

Did you hate the idea of watching Girls? Mel from Kansas didn't think Girls was for her. Meanwhile a bunch of boys from England did. What happened there? Hear the debate, maybe you'll decide to watch (or not).


Hywel, Jamie and Jack, yes, all boys, talk Girls. In its final season as we record, Jack watches episode one season one, and we try to remember what we felt when it first came out... Were you put off? Should you be put back on?


Catastrophe is on its third season on uk television. Hywel is new to it, Mat and Jamie are old to it, should you invest time and effort in it or will that turn out to be (insert joke about title).

The OA part THREE!  With Russell Gomer  

An unprecedented THIRD episode on one box set, this week welsh genius and comedy star of Stella Russell Gomer joins, whilst Hywel Jamie and Mat clear up some unfinished business from last week... Spoilers are present again sorry!

The OA: The End  

Have you watched it? Can you make sense of it? Can we? Let's see. Spoiler special, for you if you've seen the OA Season 1.

A No-Spoiler Catch Up  

Hywel and Jamie, with a cameo from work-experience boy Jack, are left alone to catch up on the latest Box Set News, and other of life's eventualities. Has Game Of Thrones been snubbed at the golden globes? Are celebrities monumental idiots for taking part in a TV series about skiing? Is LA LA Land amazing? (yes). These and many more questions are answered.

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