Bee Sober PodcastsA funny and honest account to self-discovery

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Alex and Lisa have been best friends since high school. They drank together for nearly 30 years before experimenting with a sober lifestyle that immediately became a permanent fixture.

Our podcast started out with the two of us sat in Lisa’s wardrobe recording our conversations. We have been lucky enough to interview some of the most renowned sober authors and influencers across the globe and have many more interesting guests lined up for you. Our Podcast is a little different, we like to keep it real, raw and still unedited to this day. Join us for tears, emotion, and some hilarious laugh out loud moments!

Latest episode

Season 3 Episode 17 with Kelly Pegg

Running time: 58 minutes

May 8, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Kelly Pegg about her childhood with a parent who drank too much and the impact on her life then and now - what a fantastic and inspirational woman she is! TRIGGER WARNING: This conversation contains emotional and difficult topics.

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Season 3 Episode 16 with Jen Payne

Running time: 48 minutes

May 1, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa speak to Jen Payne about her struggles and successes as a child of an alcoholic parent (COA). TRIGGER WARNING: Jen has an amazing story that she tells with dignity and empathy to raise awareness for COAs which touches on some very sensitive and emotive issues.

Season 3 Episode 15 with Laura And Tom Boldt

Running time: 1 hr

April 23, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Laura Cook Boldt and Tom Boldt about their book, Unravelled, and their amazing joint journeys as a Mother and Son in recovery. LAURA COOK BOLDT was born and reared in St.

Season 3 Episode 14 with Nick Craze @gamblingguard

Running time: 1 hr 5 minutes

April 17, 2021

What are the odds of this? Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Nick Craze about his gambling addiction and his journey to recovery and find surprising similarities between gambling and alcohol addiction.

Season 3 Episode 13 with Laura Henry

Running time: 44 minutes

April 10, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Bee Sober Ambassador, Laura Henry about life as a single mum, how she stopped drinking and the benefits of sobriety with our usual laughs along the way.

Season 3 Episode 12 with Shaena Jasmat

Running time: 41 minutes

April 3, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Bee Sober Ambassador, Shaena Jasmat about her painful journey to sobriety as a woman of Indian heritage and her amazing transformation. TRIGGER WARNING: Discussions of suicide and abortion.

Season 3 Episode 11 with Emma Campbell Aka Limitless Em

Running time: 49 minutes

March 27, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa speak to Emma Cambell, Aka Limitless Em about her incredible journey of recovery from breast cancer and how she coped living with someone who was alcohol dependent on is own amazing journey to recovery. Em is an author, columnist, speaker and long term cancer thriver.

Season 3 Episode 10 with Emily Syphas

Running time: 50 minutes

March 20, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Emily Syphas about sober socialising, and sober sex with lots more juicy bits in between. Emily founded Sober & Social in 2018. Sober & Social is a brand and community that supports those wanting to explore and lead a teetotal … lifestyle.

Season 3 Episode 9 with Clemmie Telford

Running time: 37 minutes

March 13, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Clemmie Telford about the pressures on people in society to drink as part of socialising. Alex puts her foot in it, Lisa wants no part of it, and Clemmie doesn’t let her get away with it.

Season 3 Episode 8 with Dawn Comolly

Running time: 1 hr 9 minutes

March 6, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa speak to Dawn Comolly, Aka Sober Fish about her sober story, how we think without a voice in our heads, walking, and people who see words as colours (a type of synesthesia). Here is Dawn’s story:

Season 3 Episode 7 with Luke Worsfold

Running time: 42 minutes

February 27, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa talk to Luke Worsfold about his recovery from drugs and alcohol to running a successful online recovery programme and becoming a recovery counsellor.

Season 3 COA Week 2021 Special Episode

Running time: 1 hr 18 minutes

February 20, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to an awesome Nacoa duo, Josh Connolly and Ceri Walker about their childhood experiences, the impact on them as adults and parents and the support that Nacoa can offer for children of alcoholic parents, adult children of alcoholics and parents themselves.

Season 3 Episode 6 with Janey Lee Grace

Running time: 53 minutes

February 13, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa speak to Janey Lee Grace about her latest book, Happy, Healthy Sober, which takes a holistic look at sobriety.

Season 3 Episode 5 with Pippa-Jo Marsden

Running time: 56 minutes

February 6, 2021

Today, Alex and Lisa chat to Pippa-Jo Marsden, Aka Mum on Fire about her journey to sobriety. We discuss parenting, mental health and all the volunteering this amazing lady does. Pippa is a mum of 4, care worker, online health business owner and ambassador for the charity Get Fit 4 Mental Wellness.

Season 3 Episode 4 Alex And Lisa

Running time: 45 minutes

January 30, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa talk about the stigma attached to alcoholism. They discuss weird dreams, have a good moan about the state of the world and debate whether we should or shouldn’t use labels for everything. Please check out our new website

Season 3 Episode 3 with Jane Zarse

Running time: 1 hr 2 minutes

January 23, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa talk with Jane Zarse about her journey to sobriety using the 12-steps through AA. Jane is an Author & Top Social Media Influencer who was born and raised in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Season 3 Episode 2 with Darren Taylor

Running time: 43 minutes

January 16, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa talk with Darren Taylor, author of Finding Your Sober Bubble about his journey to sobriety, how his upbringing led to excessive drinking and how finding his sober bubble has been the best thing he ever did.

Season 3 Episode 1 with Alex & Lisa

Running time: 38 minutes

January 9, 2021

Today Alex and Lisa talk with each other about the new Bee Sober Membership option, supporting each other through connection and how occasions like Christmas can impact sobriety. We also talk about coffee addiction, wellies and a few other strange things.

Season 2 Episode 19 with Alex and Lisa

Running time: 46 minutes

December 12, 2020

Today Alex and Lisa talk with each other about holiday memories, getting into dangerous situations and getting out of them again. This is the last episode in this season, we will be back after Christmas. We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.

Season 2 Episode 18 with Alex and Lisa

Running time: 44 minutes

December 5, 2020

Today Alex and Lisa talk with each other. We have massively missed this and didn’t even know it. We talk about all the occasions we have ruined by drinking too much, the illusion of FOMO, and our usual laughs and banter. We also give you a few top tips for navigating a sober festive period.

Season 2 Episode 17 with Lucy Rocca

Running time: 45 minutes

November 28, 2020

Today Alex and Lisa talk with Lucy Rocca about her journey to sobriety, Soberistas, her books and what helped her to get and stay sober. Lucy Rocca drank rather too much alcohol for 22 years before finally deciding, back in 2012, that it might be a good idea to not drink any more.


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Guest Podcasts & Interviews

We love spreading the word of how sobriety has changed both of our lives for the better. Check out some of out favourite Interviews below.

Guest Podcast

Janey Lee Grace interviews Lisa & Alex

Guest Podcast

Love Sober Podcast Episode Sixty Nine 06 03 2020

This Naked Mind

EP 259: Naked Life Story – Alex & Lisa

Guest Podcast

Kim Palombo sits down to chat to Alex & Lisa

Guest Podcast

Recovery Soulfood meets Alex and Lisa from The Sober Experiment.

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Club Soda Community: Self esteem and children

Interview with Lisa & Alex from The Sober Experiment & Simon Chapple - Talking Sobriety

Simon Chapple says: I love these girls! They are doing some awesome work when it comes to spreading the word about the benefits of a life without alcohol. If you haven’t heard of The Sober Experiment watch this video with founders Lisa and Alex to find out more. Visit to get more information. Watch this video to hear more about Lisa and Alex’s story and the benefits you can expect from joining The Sober Experiment.

Sober Podcast - Quit Alcohol Podcasts - Simon Chapple with Alex & Lisa from The Sober Experiment

So this time, we interviewed Simon! It was so much fun, as always. We talk about sober sex, parenting, ADHD and have a general sober chat! Thanks for being on Simon and for making this wonderful video!

Alex’s Euro News Appearance as Media Ambassador for Nacoa

Alex on air at Euronews during COA week 2021Alex appeared on Euro News to talk about the 2.6 million children affected by their parent’s drinking on behalf of Nacoa as a media ambassador, during COA week 2021.

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Lisa on Air at BBC Manchester Radio 8/1/20 with Chelsea At Breakfast

Alex & Lisa at BBC BreakfastLisa appeared on BBC Manchester Radio talking all things sober and creating quite a big stir afterwards! (1hr 17 mins in).

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The Sober Experiment – Alex and Lisa’s Naked Life Story – Featured on This Naked Mind with Annie Grace

Alex and Lisa's Naked Life on This Naked MindAlex and Lisa did everything together – including drinking. It’s no wonder they undertook the sober experiment together as well!

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