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Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast)

Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast) has been covering weird, strange and funny local news stories from around the world including listener submitted contributions since 2012. 

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Oct 15, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Screenplay for 'Mutiny on the 14.19 to London Paddington' fails to secure backers.
  • Clown shortage in Northern Ireland no laughing matter.
  • Family spends delightful break in the picturesque London Borough of Hillingdon.
  • Vigilante unleashes one man war against the grey peril.

Alex starts to...

Oct 6, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Journalist Phil McCann fails to heed own advice.
  • Police have plenty to go on after arresting toilet-tossing vandal in possession of second offending item.
  • Horse f*cker escapes prison for an hour.
  • Rumours of poison snakes at train station sparks litany of bad 'Snake on a Plane' memes.


Aug 20, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Criminal takes calligraphy course after failed bank robbery.
  • Police stamp out nuisance calls from foot fetishist.
  • Mother gives daughter a birthday party to remember.
  • Man finds love at the traffic lights.

Bigfoot in a tutu, I know, I know, it's serious...


Aug 6, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Iceberg threatens to sink Titanic attraction.
  • London library shocked by outrage at new literacy-promoting character 'Rainbow Dildo Butt Monkey'.
  • Elderly woman freed from rabbit hutch.
  • Man shoots fridge following feud with fictitious basement dwellers.

Alex's grubby publications make a...

Jul 9, 2021

Stories this week include:

  • Gigantic phallic-shaped cul-de-sac 'hilarious' say astronauts
  • Alarming levels of stupidity threatens new orchard.
  • Clown fails to see funny side of shoe theft.
  • Welsh Nude and Proud party secures surprising by-election win despite being fictitious

Alex's predictions begin to fail him...