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Middle Please, Umpire - a Cricket Podcast

26 episodes - English - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5 ratings

It's the cricket podcast you've always promised yourself, presented by comedian, writer and cricket super fan Miles Jupp, together with England’s World Cup winning bowler Mark Wood. 

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S3 Ep1: No punnet intended

October 14, 2021 06:00 - 51 minutes - 71 MB

Season 3 is here at last! Miles and Woody reunite and catch up on all things, ranging from preparing for the T20 World Cup, being Joe Root’s Deliveroo, blackberry picking season, and the correct etiquette at public urinals. Welcome back! Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by Nathan Kosky with Playback Med...

S2 Ep8: Iron Man, Thor & Super Athers

May 13, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour - 184 MB

We close Season 2 in style and welcome talisman of the podcast and Miles’s hero, Mike Atherton, as this week’s very special guest. Mark and Miles enjoy an extended chat with Athers and end up laughing a lot (as usual!).  We’ll be back later in the summer for Series 3.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced ...

S2 Ep7: Richard Osman in the steam room

May 06, 2021 05:00 - 57 minutes - 131 MB

Pointless host, author, comedian and Sussex CCC fan Richard Osman joins the gang for some cricket conversation. Mark reveals how he was nearly sick in Eoin Morgan’s hat in India, while Miles tells of an eventful afternoon umpiring for Monmouth 3rd XI.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports...

S2 Ep6: Pouring oil from a tin with Jimmy Adams

April 29, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour - 142 MB

West Indies legend and current director of cricket, Jimmy Adams, joins us from Antigua and delivers an extraordinary ‘Super Over’ alongside some great conversation. Mark also talks about his return to club cricket for Ashington CC.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports & Playback Media E...

S2 Ep6: Pouring oil from a tin with Jimmy Adams

April 29, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour - 142 MB

West Indies legend and current director of cricket, Jimmy Adams, joins us from Antigua and delivers an extraordinary ‘Super Over’ alongside some great conversation. Mark also talks about his return to club cricket for Ashington CC.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports & Playback Media E...

S2 Ep5: Danni Wyatt and the upstairs piano

April 22, 2021 05:00 - 56 minutes - 130 MB

England Women’s superstar, and World Cup winner, Dannielle Wyatt is our special guest. She talks about her career highs and the challenges she’s faced. Meanwhile Miles reveals his piano moving disaster at home, as well as suggestions for what to do when you meet a cricketer at your local Esso. Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (...

S2 Ep4: Sir Sam Mendes, with spicy rice and ratatouille

April 15, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour - 88.3 MB

This week’s very special guest is Sir Sam Mendes; Oscar-winning director of films such as American Beauty, 1917, Skyfall, but mainly a huge cricket fan. Enjoy a glorious hour of fascinating conversation covering everything from 007 to T20.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports & Playback ...

S2 Ep3: Yapping with Jack Russell

April 08, 2021 09:20 - 1 hour - 141 MB

Mark is back from India and feeling much better as he and Miles welcome England legendary wicketkeeper Jack Russell. We find out some amazing things about THAT hat and much more on a stellar career. We also begin the great ‘cricketer in a petrol station’ campaign.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by El...

S2 Ep3 Yapping with Jack Russell

April 08, 2021 09:20 - 1 hour - 141 MB

Mark is back from India and feeling much better as he and Miles welcome England legendary wicketkeeper Jack Russell. We find out some amazing things about THAT hat and much more on a stellar career. We also begin the great ‘cricketer in a petrol station’ campaign.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Produced by El...

S2 Ep2: Rock n’ roll Deco

April 01, 2021 05:00 - 57 minutes - 132 MB

Barmy Army legend Deco tells Mark and Miles some incredible tales of his astonishing 93 away Test matches on tour with England, including several robberies and the special connection between fans and players. Mark talks about snagging Virat Kohli’s wicket in India, plus everyone gets to sing a song! Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRI...

S2 Ep2 Rock n’ roll Deco

April 01, 2021 05:00 - 57 minutes - 132 MB

Barmy Army legend Deco tells Mark and Miles some incredible tales of his astonishing 93 away Test matches on tour with England, including several robberies and the special connection between fans and players. Mark talks about snagging Virat Kohli’s wicket in India, plus everyone gets to sing a song! Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRI...

S2 Ep1 Joe Root and a full tank of diesel

March 25, 2021 06:00 - 1 hour - 103 MB

Mark and Miles are back with a very special guest, England Test captain Joe Root. They discuss the skipper’s duels with Woody as a teenager, and now their experiences together in the England squad. The mix of genuine cricket insight and fooling around you’ve (hopefully) been missing.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 o...

S2 Ep1: Joe Root and a full tank of diesel

March 25, 2021 06:00 - 1 hour - 103 MB

Mark and Miles are back with a very special guest, England Test captain Joe Root. They discuss the skipper’s duels with Woody as a teenager, and now their experiences together in the England squad. The mix of genuine cricket insight and fooling around you’ve (hopefully) been missing.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount, just use the code CRICKET (Over 18 o...

Season 2 Trailer

March 18, 2021 06:00 - 1 minute - 2.44 MB

We are coming back! Mark Wood and Miles Jupp are padding up for another innings of top cricket chat, alongside some brilliant guests who we simply can’t wait to chat with and share with you. Season 2, Episode 1 is released on Thursday 25th March. Subscribe now and don’t miss a delivery. Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire Email [email protected] Founding sponsor: Cricketers Gin www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special discount use the code CRICKET (Over 18 only) Pr...

S1 Ep7: Birthday cake with Bairstow

January 21, 2021 06:00 - 1 hour - 142 MB

The last one in the current series. Jonny Bairstow is our special guest; discussing Mark and Jonny’s 20-year cricket relationship, facing mystery spin, Miles’s fielding mishaps and plenty more besides in a fascinating chat. Thanks to everyone that has listened to our first series...we’ll be back soon!  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the c...

S1 Ep6: Owt for nowt

January 14, 2021 06:00 - 56 minutes - 129 MB

The Times cricket reporter Lizzie Ammon joins us with a great insight on the ways of the press box, and her love of County cricket; while Miles and Mark discuss the merits of catching drills and bathroom basketball. Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports & Playback Media Engineered by Leon...

S1 Ep5: Our Merv

January 07, 2021 06:00 - 1 hour - 141 MB

Mark and Miles talk to legendary Aussie paceman Merv Hughes direct from Melbourne and enjoy a fascinating chat about when the Australian’s got tough, growing moustaches, drinking ouzo and much more.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media. Engineered by Leon Gorman  Cop...

S1 Ep5: Our Merv

January 07, 2021 06:00 - 1 hour - 141 MB

Mark and Miles talk to legendary Aussie paceman Merv Hughes direct from Melbourne and enjoy a fascinating chat about when the Australian’s got tough, growing moustaches, drinking ouzo and much more.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media. Engineered by Leon Gorman  Cop...

S1 Ep4: Cricketing eras with David Gower

December 26, 2020 06:00 - 1 hour - 171 MB

One of England’s finest batsmen and broadcasters, David Gower, joins Miles and Mark for an unforgettable, extended chat. They compare eras; including fast bowlers, inside the England dressing room; and Stokes v Botham. This interview was originally recorded in October 2020 as our pilot episode.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/ For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD ...

S1 Ep3: Sweeper and Owl meet Joe Hart

December 17, 2020 06:00 - 49 minutes - 114 MB

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper and former Shropshire cricketer Joe Hart joins Miles and Mark to talk about facing a young Moeen, the regular cricket games at Spurs‘ training ground and how his team mates rate against his demon bowling.  Twitter @middleplease Instagram @middlepleaseumpire  Email [email protected]  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18s only) Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Med...

S1 Ep2: Jos Buttler, Jos Buttler!

December 10, 2020 06:00 - 50 minutes - 116 MB

With Miles Jupp and Mark Wood. Jos Buttler brilliantly opens the batting as our first ever guest, recorded just after the recent T20s. Meanwhile, Mark tackles a Steve Harmison based Mastermind round.  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media. Engineered by Leon Gorman  Copyright 2020 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright See acast.com/privacy ...

S1 Ep1: Speed Dating a Speed Bowler

December 03, 2020 06:00 - 46 minutes - 105 MB

With Miles Jupp and Mark Wood.  Mark is back in the bubble, this time in Cape Town, so the guys enjoy an imaginary speed date at Frankie & Benny’s to break the ice. We discover the perils of overdoing the Lords lunch menu and accidentally hitting Mitchell Johnson for six. Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media. Engineered by Leon Gorman  Copyright 2020 Pl...

S1 Ep1: Speed Dating a Speed Bowler

December 03, 2020 06:00 - 46 minutes - 105 MB

With Miles Jupp and Mark Wood.  Mark is back in the bubble, this time in Cape Town, so the guys enjoy an imaginary speed date at Frankie & Benny’s to break the ice. We discover the perils of overdoing the Lords lunch menu and accidentally hitting Mitchell Johnson for six. Podcast Sponsored by Cricketers Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  For a special 10% discount, just use the code POD (Over 18 only) Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media. Engineered by Leon Gorman  Copyright 2020 Pl...

Miles Speaks - Middle Please, Umpire Trailer

November 30, 2020 15:31 - 37 seconds - 405 KB

Here's a quick trailer where Miles Jupp tells us all about his new podcast with Mark Wood, dropping truthbombs and peeling back the onion on the world of cricket. To hear more subscribe right now to where you're hearing to this or look for more places to hear it at middleplease.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Middle Please, Umpire - The Trailer

November 27, 2020 07:07 - 9 minutes - 21.9 MB

A new series featuring comedian, writer and cricket super fan Miles Jupp, together with England’s World Cup winning bowler Mark Wood.  In this preview teaser recorded in September, Mark recalls his strange life inside the England bio-secure bubble during the summer of 2020.  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketer’s Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Middle Please, Umpire - The Foreward

November 27, 2020 07:07 - 9 minutes - 21.9 MB

A new series featuring comedian, writer and cricket super fan Miles Jupp, together with England’s World Cup winning bowler Mark Wood.  In this preview teaser recorded in September, Mark recalls his strange life inside the England bio-secure bubble during the summer of 2020.  Podcast Sponsored by Cricketer’s Gin. www.cricketersgin.com/  Produced by Electric Sports and Playback Media See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.