TEP Reviews: Eurovision 2019

This week, we were delighted to be joined by Andrew, a good friend of the podcast from the United States to discuss the most recent edition of Eurovision to take place (pre-pandemic) – 2019! With the help of Andrew, we talk about our favourite entries of the year, discuss THAT performance from Madonna and reflect…

TEP Reviews: Eurovision 2014

This week, the hosts look at the most recent edition of Eurovision Again’s rewatching series – the 2014 edition in Copenhagen, Denmark. In this episode, Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim reflect on their favourite entries of the Contest, discuss their favourite moments from the Contest – including the historic qualifications of Montenegro and San Marino…

Lithuania: On Fire or Stone Cold?

This week, we were so happy to be joined by good friend of the podcast, Dovilė – a native Lithuanian – to talk about her country’s forays into Eurovision! We talk about the impact On Fire had in fostering the possibility of giving Lithuania its first win, while also looking at Lithuania’s extensive national final…

TEP Talks: Most Controversial Opinions

This week sees Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim explore their most controversial Eurovision opinions, ranging from who really should have won in 2016 to how to help newly hosting countries produce the best Contest possible. It should be noted that these are all our own individual opinions, so please don’t take our opinions too personally,…

TEP Reviews – Eurovision 2018

This week, in conjunction with #EurovisionAgain, we look at Eurovision 2018 – held in Lisbon, Portugal. The hosts reveal their favourite entries that took part, discuss RTP’s successes and drawbacks from hosting the Contest for the first time and look to what Portugal can take from this experience to implement the next time Portugal gets…

Russia: Finding the Formula for Success

In our *tenth* episode of THAT Eurovision Song Contest, we talk about the largest country to take part in the competition – Russia. We discuss the Yulia Samoylova debacle of 2017, the impact of Philip Kirkorov and wonder what Russia can do to curb the lack of enthusiasm by much of the Eurovision community for…

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 2007

This week, the hosts look back to Eurovision 2007, which was broadcast in conjunction with #EurovisionAgain to help fans stave off the depression of the lack of a Eurovision this year. Jazzi, Rory, Rosie and Tim relive our memories of the Contest, divulge our favourite songs and look at what YLE can learn from their…

TEP Reviews: Eurovision – Europe Shine a Light

In the wake of Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light, the hosts reflect on the show hosted by the EBU as a replacement to the Song Contest in 2020. We look at the acts that took part as the intermission acts, the structure of the show, and its impact on the viewing public. We also look…