Ireland: Paying the Price for Success

This week, the hosts are joined by the fantastic Bradley from What’s the Wurst? to talk about the most successful country at the Contest – Rory’s home nation of Ireland. We talk about our favourite entries and most memorable moments from RTÉ’s participation in the Contest, as well as discussing the resurgence of Irish in…

TEP Talks: Favourite Non-Qualifiers

This week, the hosts look back at previous years of the Contest and reveal their ultimate favourites from the entries that didn’t qualify. We talk about the level of quality of songs has improved over the years, as well as discussing which countries should have qualified in lieu of our choices. We also bring out…

Australia: Worldvision in Action?

This week, the hosts look to the most recent debutante at the Contest – Australia. Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim discuss Australia’s validity to participate in the Contest, reflect on our favourite entries and debate who would host Eurovision in Europe were Australia to win. What do you think of our choices? Do you agree…

TEP Reviews: Eurovision 2020

As this week was meant to be the scheduled shows of Eurovision 2020, it seems fitting to review the songs that would have participated in the Contest, meant to be held in Rotterdam. The hosts delve into each other’s top three entries, debate who should return in 2021, and how the Netherlands would have produced…

THAT Eurovision Podcast – Episode 4: Ukraine – the Kyiv to Success?

On the fourth episode of the podcast, the hosts look east – to Ukraine, one of two countries with a 100% qualification record. Taking a look at the national selection – Vidbir – Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim decipher what makes Ukraine so successful in Eurovision, and how Ukraine has managed to capitalise on its…

THAT Eurovision Podcast – Episode 3: Sweden, Melfest and Beyond

The hosts this week talk about the current Eurovision juggernaut – Sweden. Talking about the impact of Melodifestivalen – the Sweden national selection – on the Eurovision fan community, the effect of Christer Björkman, we dive into how Sweden has come to dominate the national final season. We also look at our favourite Swedish Eurovision…

THAT Eurovision Podcast – Episode 2: United Kingdom; OK or NO-K?

This week, the hosts delve into the UK’s handling of the Contest. We look at how the BBC has controlled the reputation of the Contest, and ponder what has caused this reputation to disintegrate. We also suggest our top picks for the UK in Eurovision in the future! Do you agree with our opinions? What…