Men's Hour



We talk to former England cricket captain Adam Hollioake on the weekend he steps into the cage to fight for the first time. We investigate the rise of mixed martial arts or 'cage-fighting' among men.

The former soldier who's taken on his toughest challenge - fatherhood - and how he's using army training and techniques to train a new generation of Dads.

Blogger Nat Guest tells us advertising patronises blokes as much as it does women. "How many blades does your razor have? Only four?! What a wuss. Mine has seventeen!"

And as Britain's bears - that's gay shorthand for bigger, hairy guys - gather in Manchester for a big party, we ask why so many gay men self-categorise into various tribes. Tim will be joined by a bear, a cub, an otter - and a chicken.


Tim Samuels presents 5 live's radio magazine for the modern man.