The podcast for unexpected funny true stories.

Failures shared, are embarrassments halved. Adventures shared, are successes doubled. It's pure maths. A podcast series by Gavin Wong and award winning radio producer Claire Crofton.


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This is the Podcast series for Swipe Left Swipe Left! Episodes of fun unexpected stories on the road to romance.


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Season 2 Episode 12: Winging It

How far would you go for your favourite wingwoman?

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Season 2 Episode 11: All In The Name Of Love

Who decides what’s criminal behaviour? Usually it’s the judicial system. But are there laws in the game of love?

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Season 2 Episode 10: What Not To Wear

Question: when is it OK to take a first-date to a fetish-themed party? Answer: probably never. In this episode we deal with more wardrobe-based disasters.

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Season 2 Episode 9: Adventures Through The Wardrobe

This is less 'The Chronicles of Narnia' and more the chronicles of catastrophe. Hold onto your hats (and knickers)!

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Season 2 Episode 8: Never Boring

When life comes at you fast, it's good to wear Spandex. We all have that one friend and this is a story about that person.

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Season 2 Episode 7: Big Trouble in Little China

We discover the dangers of a free bar and a language barrier chaser on the other side of the world.

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Season 2 Episode 6: Sink or Swim

Put on your armbands and doggy paddle to the deep end of awkwardness as, in this episode, we hear two water-based stories plus an extra tale from a listener.

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Season 2 Episode 5: Cuddle Time

We find out what happens when a film director longs for that homely feeling.

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Season 2 Episode 4: Inaudible Flop

Work conferences are awkward affairs at the best of times but in this story, Archie takes it up a notch.

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Season 2 Episode 3: Hungry for Love

Alice found herself on the other side of the world looking for a man with interesting taste, but this wasn't what she had in mind.

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Season 2 Episode 2: The Purrrfect Crime

He thought he was being kind, but this cat lover didn't realise he was opening a can of worms, not Whiskas!

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Season 2 Episode 1: The Big Cheese

Annie lands her perfect job in a cheese shop. Her new colleague seems as smooth as the perfect Brie, until he makes a faux pas riper than a Stinking Bishop.

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Season 2 Trailer: Season Two Intro

Swipe Left Swipe Left producers Claire Crofton and Gavin Wong were travelling through New Zealand when the world went into Coronavirus lockdown.

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