Radio Westeros ASoIaF Podcasts

Radio Westeros ASoIaF Podcasts Podcast

Yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar host podcasts about George RR Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novels. Analysis and theories - alongside short readings set to specially arranged music, pseudo adverts from Westeros, music from the fandom, guests ... this is Radio Westeros, the only radio station this side of Asshai {Spoilers all books}

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 15 - Characters IV
Join Lady Gwyn with special guest Tara from Ice & Fire Con for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...

Radio Westeros E43 - The Sworn Sword
Lady Gwyn continues a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Sworn Sword, including literary and metatextual  analysis, and a new theory inspired by the story...

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 14 - Characters III
Join Lady Gwyn with special guest Eliana from Girls Gone Canon for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...


Radio Westeros E42 - The Hedge Knight
Lady Gwyn begins a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Hedge Knight, including literary analysis of major themes, metatextual commentary and theories from the fandom....

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 13 - Characters II
Join Lady Gwyn with special guests Matt and Scad from Davos Fingers for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...

Radio Westeros E41 - At the Crossroads
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn visit the Crossroads in ASoIaF and analyze the four major chapters set at the inn at the crossroads in light of the metatextual traditions of crossroad symbolism, and present a theory on what hidden role the Crossroads could have played in Westerosi history....


Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 12 - Characters I
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn, with special guest Chloe from Girls Gone Canon for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...

Radio Westeros E40 Balon - I am The Greyjoy
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyze Balon Greyjoy, from his youth and his first rebellion to the King who masterminded the ironborn takeover of the North during the War of the Five Kings....

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 11 - Beasts and Animals
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn, with special guest Haley Bowery from The Manimals, for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...


Radio Westeros Episode 39 - Here Be Dragons
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn travel around the far flung edges of the known world. From Lorath to the Thousand Islands, Leng to Asshai, and Nefer to the Summer Isles, join us as we trek into the unknown to discover the minutiae of GRRM's worldbuilding!...

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 10 - Houses 3
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn, with special guest Zack from Game of Owns, for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...



Radio Westeros Episode 36 - Myths & Legends of the South
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series with a close look at the stories of the south, including Garth Greenhands, Lann the Clever, Durran Godsgrief, Artys Arryn, Nymeria and much, much more!...

Radio Westeros E35 War of the Five Kings, part 2 - Five Kings
yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar return with part two of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. This episode covers the action in the Riverlands, North, Iron Islands, Stormlands and Crownlands, with special focus on the Battle of Blackwater and its aftermath. Also included are the usual words, readings and an advert from Westeros....


Radio Westeros E34 - Myths & Legends of the North
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the myths & legends of the north, including the Night’s Watch and the Freefolk beyond the Wall. Close attention is paid to the role of myth and legend in the story, and their use as a world building technique. This is part one of a new occasional series....

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 05 - Food
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...


Radio Westeros E33 War of the Five Kings, part 1 - The Wolf and the Lion
yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar present the first of a multi-part analysis of the War of the Five Kings, the conflict which drives much of the action in A Song of Ice and Fire. In this episode we cover the players and their backgrounds, and the origins and opening salvos of the conflict. Quotes from the text and messages from Westeros complete the episode....

Radio Westeros E32 Renly - The Copper King
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the life of Renly Baratheon, the third Baratheon brother and self proclaimed King of the Seven Kingdoms, from his youth to his time as Master of Laws, and his brief reign and early death, with special attention paid to the politics the led to his campaign to win the throne. The usual readings and an advert from Westeros complete the episode....


Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 03 - Swords
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...

Radio Westeros E31 Joffrey - The Illborn
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy examine the enfant terrible of ASoIaF, Joffrey Baratheon, from his conception and childhood to his kingship and death. We also take a close look at the catspaw assassin and the purple wedding, and the usual readings and an advert from Westeros round out the episode....

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 02 - Robert
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...


Radio Westeros E30 Robb, Part 2 - King in the North
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy wrap up their two part analysis of Robb Stark, picking up with King Robb’s war in the Riverlands and the events that led to his heading back to the North via the Twins. A complete analysis of the Red Wedding and Robb’s legacy, along with a look at some theories from the fandom, and an advert from Westeros wrap up the episode....

Radio Westeros E29 Robb, Part 1 - The Young Wolf
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy present the first of a two part analysis of Robb Stark, from Robb’s youth as the heir to Winterfell to his march south to war in the Riverlands and his acclamation as King in the North in the wake of his father’s death. A special section on the history of the Kings in the North and House Stark, and theories related to that history, wraps up the episode....

Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 01 - Winter
Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our first bonus episode - A Quiz of Ice and Fire. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?...


Radio Westeros E28 Robert - Demon of the Trident
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze Robert Baratheon and Robert’s Rebellion with special guest SomethingLikeaLawyer from the Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire blog. We begin with a close look at Robert’s background and the political context of the rebellion, followed by an in depth examination of the players and battles of the war that changed the face of Westeros. We wrap things up with an assessment of Robert’s reign, and our usual readings and two PSAs from Westeros round out the episode....

Patreon Announcement
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn have an important message for listeners about our new Patreon campaign. Full details can be found at https://www.patreon.com/radiowesteros...

Radio Westeros E27 Ned - For Love and Honor
yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine the arc of Ned Stark and his legacy in the novels. From the frozen North to the Red Keep and beyond, we explore the politics of Ned’s lifetime with special attention paid to his honor, judgement, history and role as a family man. Our usual readings and advert from Westeros round out the episode....


Radio Westeros E26 Aegon & Company - The Only Dragon You Need
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze Aegon VI, Jon Connington, their companions, the Golden Company and their invasion of Westeros with special guest Brynden BFish. Predictions for TWoW and the Dance of the Dragons 2.0 complete the episode....

Radio Westeros E25 The Blackfyre Conspiracy - Writ in Blood
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy examine the plotting and schemes surrounding young Aegon VI Targaryen, with special attention paid to the involvement of Varys and Illyrio and their histories and backgrounds, as well as the history of House Blackfyre. Our usual readings and advert from Westeros complete the episode....

Radio Westeros E24 Littlefinger, Part Two - Only Cat
Lady Gwynhyfvar and yolkboy present part two of a two part examination of Petyr Baelish. Littlefinger’s youth and relationship with House Tully and his plotting involving Sansa Stark and the Vale, as well as his ultimate endgame and possible arc in The Winds of Winter will be considered. Readings and adverts from Westeros complete the episode....


Radio Westeros E23 Littlefinger, Part One - Armored in Gold
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn present part one of a two part examination of Petyr Baelish. Littlefinger’s plotting, schemes and economic manipulation relative to the events in King’s Landing and the deaths of several key players there will be examined, with special consideration paid to his use of agents and spies. Readings and adverts from Westeros complete the episode....

Radio Westeros E22 Jorah - Twice Exiled
Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy examine Ser Jorah Mormont, from his background on Bear Island to days of exile and spy, rise to Queensguard for Daenerys Targaryen, second exile and beyond. An advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings complete the episode....

Radio Westeros E21 - It is Written in Prophecy
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse some of the key prophecies from A Song of Ice and Fire, including The Stallion Who Mounts the World and the visions from the House of the Undying, as well as the enigmatic words of characters like Patchface and Quaithe. A song from Dinosaur Feathers and specially arranged readings complete the episode....


Radio Westeros E20 Qyburn & Robert Strong - He Can Do Horrors
Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy analyse the monsters of A Song of Ice and Fire: Gregor Clegane, Qyburn and Ser Robert Strong, with special attention paid to Robert Strong’s role in the upcoming novels. An advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings complete the episode....

Radio Westeros E19 - The North Remembers
Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy look at the politics and intrigue going on in the north following the Red Wedding. From resistance and inheritance to conspiracy and vengeance, we deconstruct the theory popularly known as “The Grand Northern Conspiracy.” Special sections on the culture of the north, Robb’s will, Wyman Manderly, and a look at events at Winterfell, in the crofter’s village and at the Wall. An advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings round out the episode....

Radio Westeros E18 Theon - Know Your Name
Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy look at Theon Greyjoy’s arc from Ned Stark’s ward to pariah of the north and beyond, with special sections on Ramsay Bolton, the hooded man in Winterfell and more! Music from Beige Lunatics, adverts from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings....


Radio Westeros E17 Tywin - The Lion of the West
Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy examine Tywin Lannister, including analyses of his history and the A+J=T theory, and special sections on his roles as politician, military leader and father with special guest Ragnorak.  Music from Aziz from History of Westeros, advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings round out the episode....

Radio Westeros E16 Daenerys - A Dragon is No Slave
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine Daenerys Targaryen’s arc from helpless commodity to mother of dragons, from conqueror and liberator to mhysa and ruler. With special sections on Dany’s childhood in Braavos and speculation about her upcoming arc in TWoW, music from Karliene, adverts from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings....

Radio Westeros E15 The Battle of Fire - A Red Dawn
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn are joined by guest host BryndenBFish of Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire blog and podcast to present the Battle of Fire in Meereen in a live news, radio play format. With guest appearances by Aziz of History of Westeros, Steven Attewell of Race for the Iron Throne, and Valkyrist of Vassals of Kingsgrave. We explore the political and military situations both inside and outside of Meereen, with close looks at the history of Slaver’s Bay, the Unsullied and the sellsword companies, as we...


Radio Westeros E14 Barristan - A White Knight
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine the quintessential knight of ASoIaF - Barristan Selmy. A look at his legendary status, his arc through the books as a non PoV character, and his emergence as PoV in ADwD. We also give special consideration to the Kingsguard, and wrap up our series on knighthood. Readings, music from Westorhyme, an advert from Westeros and more!...

Radio Westeros E13 Brienne - In This Light a Beauty
yolkboy and Lady Gwyn offer analysis and theories on the Maid of Tarth, continuing a series on themes of knighthood and including a close look at Brienne’s relationship with Jaime, her possible relationship to a knight from Westeros’ past, travels through the Riverlands, experiences at the Whispers and the Crossroads Inn, and more! Readings, adverts, and music from Irish Moutarde round out the episode....

Radio Westeros E12 Jaime & Cersei - Two Halves of a Whole
yolkboy and Lady Gwyn look at the golden twins, Jaime and Cersei Lannister. Including a close look at their relationship, Jaime’s redemption arc, Cersei’s relationship with power and the valonqar prophesy. Readings, music from Beefy, advert from Westeros and more!...


Radio Westeros E11 Sandor - A Knight’s Honour
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy look at Sandor Clegane’s arc in ASoIaF, with special contributions from members of the Sandor Clegane re-read project at westeros.org. Including an overview, special analyses of Sandor’s relationships with Gregor, Sansa and Arya, and a close look at the Sandor=Gravedigger theory. Readings, music from the fandom, advert from Westeros and more!...

Radio Westeros E10 Catelyn - A Mother's Madness
yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Catelyn's arc, particularly the themes of motherhood, despair and madness. A close look at the Red Wedding and Lady Stoneheart round out the episode. Readings, pseudo adverts, music from Karliene and more!...

Radio Westeros E09 The BwB - The Last King's Men
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy take on the Brotherhood without Banners. We look at their origins and their parallels with a real world outlaw gang, examine a secret identity theory you may have missed, break down the action in the Riverlands in AFfC and ADwD and wrap it up with a "where are they now?" segment. Readings, a pseudo advert, Lady Gwyn's musical debut and more!...


Radio Westeros E08 - Fear is for the Long Night
Lady Gwyn and yolkboy look at the Long Night of ancient times. We examine all the textual clues, including some new hints from TWoIaF, but this episode is also full of speculation on the history and nature of the Others, the Night's Watch, Lightbringer, the Last Hero, Azor Ahai and more. With exclusive music from Robb Dylan and readings set to specially arranged music. Join us for a journey into Westeros' murky past!...

Radio Westeros E07 Stannis Baratheon - A Just Man
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn look at Stannis Baratheon with special guest Jeff Hartline, aka BryndenBFish. Analysis of his personality and military abilities, including segments on his humour and his principal advisers Davos and Melisandre. Music from Westorhyme, readings set to specially arranged music and more!...

Radio Westeros E06 Jon Snow - Only the Cold
Following up on R+L=J, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn take a close look at Jon Snow. Analysis of his leadership, his fate after ADwD and a discussion of Jon's romance with Ygritte with special guest DogLover. Music from The Adam Brown, specially arranged readings set to music and more!...


Radio Westeros E05 RLJ - A Dragon, a Wolf and a Rose
Presenting the popular R+L=J theory, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse the evidence, present theories on how it came to pass, and speculate what its significance to the plot might be. We also welcome special guest Ygrain to discuss Jon's similarities to Lyanna and Rhaegar. Music from Joel Murray, specially arranged readings set to music and more!...

Radio Westeros E04 - A WorldCon of Ice and Fire
Yolkboy travels to WorldCon (LonCon) to report on GRRM’s latest reading. Extensive notes were taken, and are presented here, of ‘Sons of the Dragon’ from the fake history book ‘Fire & Blood’. There’s an interview with Elio & Linda, owners of Westeros.org forum and wiki and co-authors of GRRM's new book ‘The World of Ice and Fire’. Yolkboy also meets Ser Mountain Goat, founding organiser of TitanCon and the animated ASoIaF timeline project. Finally an interview with X-Ray, baroness of GRRM fangroup the '<a h...

Radio Westeros E03 Melisandre - A Red, Red Star
Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Melisandre of Asshai and theorise on her origins, identity and magical abilities. Using specially arranged readings to present key sections, we discuss Melisandre's character and her flame readings. Music from the fandom and more!...


Radio Westeros E02 Sansa - A Song of Innocence
Looking at Sansa Stark, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Sansa's arc and theorise on the direction it might be taking. Using specially arranged readings to present key sections, we discuss themes of mercy and identity as well as Sansa's connection to Sandor Clegane, her sister Arya and Petyr Baelish. We also offer an original theory regarding Sandor's bloody kingsguard cloak, and welcome special guest brashcandy, representing the Sansa: From Pawn to Player project. Music from the fandom and more!...

Radio Westeros E01 Arya - A Gift of Mercy
Looking at Arya Stark in The Winds of Winter, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Arya in her new role with Izembaro. The recent gift chapter reveals themes of sexuality, identity and (as the chapter title indicates) mercy. Using specially arranged readings to present key sections, we discuss Arya's identity, the role she plays in "The Bloody Hand" and why we think Needle makes an appearance late in the chapter. We also offer our unique speculation about Arya's future and a new role her Faceless Men training coul...