Omid Djalili’s Please Tell Me A Story to return with new series

Comedians Mark Thomas, Felicity Ward, Nabil Abdulrashid, and Megan Jayne Crabbe join as new co-hosts

Season two of comedy podcast Please Tell Me A Story, led by comedian and actor Omid Djalili, is launching on 28 March this year. 

The podcast features six comedians, including Djalili, playing an adaptation of the children’s game ‘broken telephone’ where each of them retell one funny story to the next person as it gets passed down a chain while attempting keep the details consistent.

Comedians that will join Djalili on the show this season include political stand-up and host of Channel 4’s The Mark Thomas Comedy Product, Mark Thomas, award-nominated stand-up Felicity Ward, Britain’s Got Talent 2020 finalist Nabil Abdulrashid, and body-positivity author and content creator Megan Jayne Crabbe. Host of comedy podcasts Trusty Hogs and Daddy Look At Me, Helen Bauer, will also be returning again for the second series. 

The podcast was created by Somethin’ Else, which has been part of Sony Music Entertainment’s global podcast division since its acquisition in 2021, to expand its development of more podcast shows across multiple genres. The first season received a fairly positive response after its launch in January earlier this year, with 4.4 stars on Apple Podcasts.

Please Tell Me A Story is also available to listen to ad-free on Apple Podcasts for the subscription cost of £0.99 a month. In June 2022, Sony Music announced that its Global Podcast Division has launched a subscription channel titled The Binge on Apple Podcasts which allows its listeners access to full seasons of original podcasts and ad-free listening.

Current podcasts that are part of The Binge channel include film review podcast Kermode & Mayo’s Take and the newly launched investigative series Cover Up: Ministry of Sounds which premiered earlier this month. 

Somethin’ Else has produced a number of other podcasts for multiple platforms including Spotify exclusive Soul Stories on the cast and crew of Disney and Pixar, branded podcast All Round Mine for Primark, and movie companion podcast No Time To Die: The Official James Bond Podcast.