Rosie Wilby - The Breakup Monologues

Season 1, Ep. 6

Let's get real now, people: love may well be all around us (many thanks to Wet Wet Wet for the constant earworm), but so too are the breakups. Tonnes of them. Join Rosie Wilby, the 'breakup queen', as she shares a few snippets of what she's learned about inevitable endings everywhere.

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Rosie Wilby is an award-winning comedian, podcaster and author. Her first book Is Monogamy Dead? was shortlisted for the Diva Literary Awards 2017 and longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2018. Rosie presents The Breakup Monologues podcast, and has toured the world with a trilogy of shows that started with The Science of Sex and ended with The Conscious Uncoupling, which was shortlisted for Funny Women Best Show.

You can find Rosie at, and on Twitter and Instagram

People & Works Mentioned

Dr Qazi Rahman

Brian Earp, 'Love is the Drug'

Abigail Tarttelin, 'Golden Boy'

Patricia Wiltshire, 'Traces: The Memoir of a Forensic Scientist and Criminal Investigator'

Francesca Beauman, 'Shapely Ankle Preferr'd: A History of the Lonely Hearts Ad'

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