But Why?

Influencer, mum and curator of the Mother of All Lists blog Clemmie Telford attempts to get to the bottom of some of life's trickiest questions by having honest conversations with an array of guests from all walks of life.

Series one featured Matt Haig, Caitlin Moran, Bryony Gordon, the Holistic Psychologist Dr Nicole LePera, and many more.

Series two includes, among others, Jess Ennis-Hill, Helen Thorn, Giovanna Fletcher, Vex King and Gemma Styles.

Find Clemmie on social media @clemmie_telford on Twitter or Instagram and get in touch @ butwhy@clemmietelford.com.

Mental Health
Parenting
Society & Culture
1
HAT HEWITT ON ALZHEIMER'S
Clemmie chats to Hat Hewit the person behind @dayinthelifeoflaws, a remarkable Instagram account documenting her mum's early onset Alzheimer's & Dementia.
54 min
2
DR KAREN GURNEY ON SEX
This week Clemmie chats to clinical psychologist and certified psycho-sexologist and author Dr Karen Gurney
54 min
3
EMMA TULLEY-WILLIAMS ON ENDOMETRIOSIS
This week Clemmie speaks to podcaster and mental health campaigner Emma Tulley-Williams - aka @mummyspaininthearse - all about endometriosis.
51 min
4
GIOVANNA FLETCHER ON LIFE
This week Clemmie speaks to author, presenter, winner of I'm Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, and mum of three Giovanna Fletcher. The chat was supposed to be about happiness....but Clemmie and Giovanna end up having a general chat about life!
67 min
5
DR SARAH TONKS ON AESTHETICS
This week Clemmie speaks to cosmetic surgeon Dr Sarah Tonks, who has herself undergone a significant number of cosmetic procedures.
57 min
6
BELINDA KIRK ON ADVENTURE
This week Clemmie speaks to professional explorer Belinda Kirk! In 2010, she captained the first all-female rowing team to circumnavigate Britain non-stop, completing the journey in 51 days.
71 min
7
GEMMA STYLES ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Clemmie speaks to podcaster and mental health campaigner Gemma Styles about life in the public eye and all things social media.
72 min
8
DARREN CROCKER ON GAMBLING
Clemmie speaks to Darren of Rule_ette_out who is six years in recovery from gambling and has since set up gambling addiction support & awareness group.
50 min
9
VEX KING ON SELF HEALING
This week Clemmie speaks to Sunday Times No1 (twice over!) author Vex King about self healing.
70 min
10
MRS 0 & JANUS ON BDSM
Clemmie speaks to Mrs O and Janus, the curator of the BDSM Museum, to explore the world of BDSM and why it's not quite what you might think.
56 min
11
OTEGHA UWAGBA ON MONEY
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT MONEY? That’s the title of Otegha’s brilliant new book (published today) and exactly what Clemmie and her cover in this week’s episode of the podcast.
61 min
12
JESSICA ENNIS-HILL ON BALANCE
Clemmie talks to an actual Dame and Gold medal winning Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill about the challenge of finding balance in life
69 min
13
IMMY LUCAS ON SUSTAINABILITY
Clemmie speaks to Immy Lucas about life as a vegan, sustainability and conscious living, and Rude Health founder Camilla Barnard.
72 min
14
ANNA MATHUR ON RAGE
Clemmie speaks to author and psychotherapist Anna Mathur about rage. And in particular maternal rage.
78 min
15
HELEN THORN ON DIVORCE
Clemmie kicks off series two by talking to Helen Thorn, one half of the Scummy Mummies, about life in the aftermath of the breakdown of her marriage.
66 min
16
THE NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY ON CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE...
In part two of a two part podcast, Clemmie is joined by Michelle and Kate (not their real names) whose sons were victims of David Wilson.
60 min
17
THE NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY ON CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE...
Clemmie is joined by Rob and Marie from the National Crime Agency to discuss their work in child sexual abuse.
74 min
18
ZACK GEORGE ON FITNESS
Clemmie chats to Zack George, aka the UK's fittest athlete 2020, about Crossfit and why fitness really isn’t anything to do with aesthetics.
58 min
19
ALEX LIGHT ON DIET CULTURE
But why is diet culture so pervasive and what, if anything, we can do about it?
63 min
20
MAISIE HILL ON PERIMENOPAUSE
Clemmie chats with author and menstrual expert Maisie Hill about the perimenopause.
60 min
21
TATTON SPILLER ON POLITICS
But why do we need to move beyond party politics? Clemmie chats to Tatton Spiller the person behind the brilliant Simple Politics social media account whose aim is to help the UK have better conversations about politics.
71 min
22
SOPHIE WILLIAMS ON ALLYSHIP
But why is Allyship about what you ‘do’ and not what you believe? Clemmie chats to author Sophie Williams.
54 min
23
CAITLIN MORAN ON WOMANHOOD
But why is middle age so freeing for women? This week Clemmie talks to author and journalist Caitlin Moran about Womanhood
54 min
24
ELLIE GIBSON ON GAMING
BUT WHY....COULD GAMING SAVE THE WORLD?
60 min
25
THE HOLISTIC PSYCHOLOGIST ON THERAPY
BUT WHY... COULD EVERYONE BENEFIT FROM GREATER SELF AWARENESS?
78 min
26
BRYONY GORDON ON SOBRIETY
BUT WHY... is the word sober so loaded?
53 min
27
GUIDE DOGS ON VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
BUT WHY.. is there so much misunderstanding about visual impairment?
67 min
28
MATT HAIG ON MENTAL HEALTH
BUT WHY... Does Talking About Mental Health Sometimes Make It Worse?
64 min
29
BUT WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST
An introduction to what you can expect from But Why? with Clemmie Telford
2 min