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Sleeping with David Baddiel

Length: 3 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (95 ratings)

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Summary

Scientists have discovered one simple trick which will make you live longer, reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer's, and make you slimmer, happier, and more attractive.

It’s not a magic pill or ointment- and it won’t cost you anything. The secret? Harnessing the incredible power of sleep.

Over six episodes, a world expert on sleep will act as a guru to an insomniac comedian, transforming their nocturnal habits and showing how you can do the same. In our hectic modern lives, sleep can often feel like a luxury - studies have found that 52% of Britons struggle to sleep, while around 70 million Americans suffer from a chronic sleep disorder. However, our sleep guru and their celebrity apprentice will reveal that everything we thought we knew about sleep was wrong, and teach us how to capitalize on one of the most often neglected resources for transforming our lives.

Over the course of a journey to improve the star’s sleep quality, they will demystify the science behind how and why we sleep so that we can use it to make concrete improvements to our health, wellbeing, and productivity.

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David Baddiel

About the presenter

David Baddiel is an award-winning comedian, author, screenwriter, director and television presenter known best for his work with Newman and Baddiel, Fantasy Football, Baddiel & Skinner Unplanned, and his platinum number one single Three Lions.
An award-winning author, David has written seven children’s books which have sold over a million copiesas well as four critically-acclaimed adult novels and the hit film The Infidel starring Omid Djalili, Richard Schiff, Matt Lucas and Miranda Hart.
David’s last stand-up show, My Family: Not the Sitcom, premiered at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory before going on to run for 15 weeks on London’s West End, receive an Olivier Award nomination, and complete national and international tours.

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suffered from some of the sleep conditions mentioned from restless legs which I'm on meds for through anxiety, depression and nightmares and PTSD, I found this podcast really interestin', will listen again for sure.

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Great

I enjoyed listening to this podcast. I liked the fact that it had dialogue.
Thanks.

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Engaging and well narrated.

Learned a few new things and it an interesting listen. Nothing too groundbreaking though. Good relevant topic.

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worth a listen if you have sleep issues<br />

enjoyed listening some useful info for me to think about to help with my long-term sleep issues.

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I have learnt from it! <br />Struggled to finish <br /><br />

It's was okay, however the use of medical words
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Very entertaining

Great podcast.
David's voice lends itself very well to headphones. I feel sorry for him and his battle with lack of sleep. I hope he can get more of it, soon.

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informative, funny

informative and funny, lots of really good information. well presented, easy listening. david and guy cover a lot of the mysteries of sleep.

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Irritating in places but overall helpful.

David Baddiel has a dual role in this podcast as a presenter and guinea pig. He has a lot of personal experience as an insomniac so he speaks from his first hand knowledge of sleep problems and tests various solutions suggested by reputable experts. Dr Guy Leschziner is a consultant neurologist and sleep physician. They make a great double act, the science is sound and the advice valid. Thanks to this podcast I have found a probable solution to my minor sleep problems and would like to know Mrs Baddiel’s ‘Sleep Secrets’. Surely separate rooms for the Sleep Robot experience.

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  • Karl
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Sent me to sleep

It was free so tried it. Dull, then recalled this was the bloke that put black dye on his face & a pineapple on his head to mock a black footballer.

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