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Lateral with Tom Scott

Tom Scott and David Bodycombe

Comedy panel game about weird questions with wonderful answers. Each week, Tom Scott is joined by three guests to ask each other questions with a sideways twist. There's no points or prizes - just reputation and bragging rights on the line. For business enquiries, contestants applications and question submissions, visit

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4.9 out of 5 stars from 3.2k ratings
  • Best trivia show ever

    I’d give this show 6 stars if I could. Fantastic format, great guests, lots of laughs, and plenty of pondering.

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    United States10 days ago
  • Nice bababoi

    Don’t listen to this to sleep from my experience you will have rally cursed dreams and bad sleep if you are listening on apple podcasts as well because it auto plays episodes. But asid from this basically flawless. love it!

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    Australia18 days ago
  • The best!

    Lateral is singularly my favorite podcast! My brain gets a workout and Tom always keeps the show flowing along with his incredible guests! When I actually beat the panel to an answer it makes my week!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Love it

    A few weeks ago I discovered Lateral and I love it. Every week I’ve been waiting impatiently for the next episode. THANK YOU TOM SCOTT!!!!

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    Australiaa month ago
  • More fun than terrorism, not dead people.

    Love this show!

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    United Statesa month ago

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