Vobes Show



From a Beach Hut in Worthing, England, Richard Vobes presents a daily podcast filled with comedy, interviews, history, and a look at the days news. Jimmy joins Richard for the beer show each week. The wackiness of the show will keep you laughing and coming back for more. Go ahead, have a listen


  • Richard Vobes Radio Show RV180

    08/05/2016 Duración: 34min

    On 19th July 2005 the Richard Vobes Radio Show, a podcast started at the beginning of that reached it’s 180th show. (It went on to make 2000 shows) In a special show I was invited to visit the BBC at broadcasting house and take a tour with journalist Darren Waters, including a visit to the […]

  • VBC1596 – Visit to Ironbrdge.

    18/01/2015 Duración: 36min

    This is a re-run of a visit to Ironbridge in Shropshire with Harriet, originally podcast in November 2010. I thought you might like to hear it.

  • The Royal Tournament – Chapter 3

    15/01/2015 Duración: 29min

    Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament: Book 1 Chapter 3 Splidge ran home and told his mother that he had a job and was required to work for the King of Gud straightaway. He stuffed some clothes and the few home comforts he could find into a bag and explained that he needed to […]

  • The Royal Tournament – Chapter 2

    14/01/2015 Duración: 31min

    Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament by Richard Vobes – Chapter 2 Splidge had never been to the Palace before, but he could see it from his village. It wasn’t always visible. The City was often shrouded in a thick layer of smog. Rain made everything damp, so people stoked their fires to keep […]

  • The Royal Tournament – Chapter 1

    13/01/2015 Duración: 49min

    Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament – Chapter 1 It was always raining in the land of Gud. It never stopped, so umbrellas were essential. One boy who didn’t have an umbrella was Splidge. He was dripping wet and soaked to the skin, and surprised the City hadn’t flooded long ago. Seeking shelter, the […]

  • The Royal Tournament – Prologue

    13/01/2015 Duración: 03min

    Splidge the Cragflinger – The Royal Tournament – Prologue The door creaked open and the Clockmaker looked up. A tall thin man dressed in black stood in the doorway, a hood hiding his face. The cold February chill blew into the room. The old hunched Clockmaker hated interruptions when he was working. It was early […]

  • Like Walking? I head out with the Rambers

    02/10/2014 Duración: 05min

    If you like walking, why not get out with the ramblers? The Rambling association is nationwide. I popped out one evening with the Brighton and Hove Ramblers to find out what it is all about: Have a listen: Part 1 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers1.mp3 Part 2 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers2.mp3 Part 3 http://files.vobes.com/media/ramblers/ramblers3.mp3

  • Windows (Hacker) Technical Department calls

    24/06/2013 Duración: 12min

    Be warned hackers might call you and try to get you to change your machine so they can manipulate your machine – listen how convincing they can be – but don’t fall for it. Windows technical department called – no – it was a hacker!!! Have a listen:

  • My Book – Part 1

    05/05/2013 Duración: 19min

    This is a reading from my book, Splidge, the Cragflinger, a children’s book aimed at the 9-12 age range.  It is a 20 minute except as an introduction to the more full audio book that will be available later in the year. The book started life as a book for young children, but encouraged to […]

  • Vobes 500th Show for 2008

    15/03/2013 Duración: 07min

    This is a mix of the best bits from the first 500 shows I recorded with all the team in 2008, Georgie and Jimmy and all the various listeners. Of course I have done over 1800 shows, plus another 1300 naked Englishman episodes. Had to put this up as a trip now memory lane. Enjoy […]

  • Naked Englishman 1331

    08/03/2013 Duración: 13min

    I cannot seem to up date the Naked Englishman feed, so until further notice I am posting the NE audio journals on this feed instead. In this episode I am talking about writing Children’s books and a meal I went with my children.

  • A Visit to a 17th Century Village

    31/01/2013 Duración: 01h14min

    A few years ago I took my family to the 17th Century living museum and village Little Woodham, near Gosport in Hampshire. I met there James Hodgeson, or master John from the village as he prefers to be known. In the April of 1642 the King of England, Charles Stuart and his Parliament stood on […]

  • Vobes Show 1870

    18/01/2013 Duración: 27min

    A beer show with some book talk too.

  • Vobes Show 1869

    03/01/2013 Duración: 01h17min

    A free style podcast with Phil Clark and Jimmy Hastel, tasting beers from America.

  • Vobes Show 1868

    25/12/2012 Duración: 59min

    Merry Christmas! A Christmas day extra show with my friend down under, Lloyd Bayley, recorded on Christmas morning. It’s all very silly.

  • Christmas Beer Show

    22/12/2012 Duración: 01h11min

    It is the Christmas Beer Show with Jimmy and Richard in a Beach Hut in Worthing sampling more local ales, this time donated by one of our lovely listeners. Will they make it through the evening or fall about into a pile of laughing nitwits. Have a listen to find out.