A new podcast for every day of the year, in which we present our most cogent, reasoned, and occasionally shouty arguments to decide what each date should be best remembered for. Every episode features fun historical facts, a vote on the winner, and tearful recriminations.
56: 31st March: the Fox Sisters v Erik Prince
Tuesday 30 March 2021
: Is there anyone called Fox who isn't terrible? Is it meant to bend like that? Who's that rapping? How much money does it take to buy your...
56: 30th March: Vincent van Gogh v Ronald Reagan
Monday 29 March 2021
: What were Ronald Reagan's best (stolen) jokes? Who invented gambling on Native American reservations? Should you cut off your own ear? Jake...
56: 29th March: Richard of York v Warner Baxter
Sunday 28 March 2021
: I love the way Jake says "Warner Baxter!" Who invented a searchlight and then got a lobotomy? Who should play Edmund of Langley in the film?...
56: 28th March: The Communards v Thomas Clarkson
Sunday 28 March 2021
: What are the two voices in French comedy? Who wrote 'The Way You Look Tonight'? Who is the most racist Clarkson? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley...
56: 27th March: Typhoid Mary v coronavirus
Saturday 27 March 2021
: Where was Typhoid Mary born? Who was Typhoid John? And Typhoid Tony? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in today's Date Fight!
56: 26th March: Geraldine Ferraro v Aesop
Friday 26 March 2021
: Where would you hide religious text? Did Natt mean Frank Carson? Who knows all the results of all the elections? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley...
56: 25th March: Percy Bysshe Shelley v John Lennon
Thursday 25 March 2021
: Who changes the sheets after a bed-in? Why are the Beatles awful? Is there a God? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in today's Date...
56: 24th March: Richard the Lionheart v Margaret Lindsay Huggins
Wednesday 24 March 2021
: What were Richard the Lionheart's songs like? What is the Matilda Effect? Are spectroscopes better than children? Jake Yapp & Natt...
56: 23rd March: Adolf Hitler v Emperor Paul I
Tuesday 23 March 2021
: Who did Hitler make promises to before the Enabling Act? How many times do you have to kill Paul I? What's the best way of robbing a train?...
56: 22nd March: Anne Hutchinson v the Massachusetts Bay Company
Monday 22 March 2021
: Who really annoyed Oliver Cromwell? Do we really ned more chick sexers? Has anyone read anything by Louis L'Amour? Jake Yapp & Natt...
55: 20th March: Maximinus Thrax v Carl Reiner
Saturday 20 March 2021
: What happens when you double all the soldiers' wages? What was Walter Raleigh's podcast called? What is a treatise? Jake Yapp & Natt...
55: 19th March: Robert Mugabe v Glenn Close
Friday 19 March 2021
: Now that's a match up! With Nathaniel Tapley & Jake Yapp!
55: 21st March: Boris Johnson v Rishi Sunak
Thursday 18 March 2021
: In some ways this was where the rot set in. We never really recovered from this. What's gone wrong with Date Fight? Whose balls have been...
54: 18th March: The Tolpuddle Martyrs v The Templars
Thursday 18 March 2021
: Where is Tolpuddle? How do you get back into a space capsule when your suit is all blown up? What's the best folk song? Jake Yapp & Natt...
54: 17th March: St Patrick v The Sheep
Wednesday 17 March 2021
: What's the likely cause of death when your sheep all their pop their clogs while standing next to a nerve-agent-testing-facility? Was St...
54: 16th March: Abraham Lincoln v ghosts
Tuesday 16 March 2021
: How do you make toilet roll spaghetti? What's Natt's ancestor up to today (being dead)? Should you have kings? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley...
54: 15th March: Julius Caesar v Penny Lancaster
Monday 15 March 2021
: Whose story has the most stabbing? Who was the Margrave of Baden-Baden? Who were the Two Fat Ladies? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in...
54: 14th March: Gilbert & Sullivan v Jack Ruby
Sunday 14 March 2021
: What is the funniest place name? Who was Jack Ruby? Was Tony Benn nice? Jake Yapp and Natt Tapley find out in today's Date Fight!
54: 13th March: Ronald Reagan v Uranus
Saturday 13 March 2021
: Whose anus was Uranus names after? How did a bank holiday save capitalism? Who flew Adolf Hitler to the wrong place? Jake Yapp & Natt...
54: 12th March: Gandhi v Graham Coxon
Friday 12 March 2021
: Who were the Williamites? Who was the best 19th century novelist? Who invented guest-fighting? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley find out in...
54: 11th March: John Barrowman v Elogabalus
Thursday 11 March 2021
: What's the Date Fight news of the day? Find out in today's Date Fight!
54: 10th March: Robin Thicke v Maud de Lacy
Wednesday 10 March 2021
: What happened to Jesus' foreskin when he was resurrected? Should royals go skiing? How do raise money to fight the Scots? Jake Yapp &...
54: 9th March: Have our heroes noticed the coronavirus yet?
Tuesday 09 March 2021
: You're peering back in time, to a place before the first lockdown. What's it like back there? Find out in today's episode...
53: 8th March: Adam Faith v women
Monday 08 March 2021
: Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley & Zoe Battley talk for your entertainment!
53: 7th March: Ronald McDonald v a Pope
Sunday 07 March 2021
: What in the holy hell are Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley up to today?