Five Minutes with is an online interview segment conducted by Matthew Stadlen for BBC News. Stadlen starts an alarm clock and the guest must answer all of his questions before the time runs out. Guests have included Ricky Gervais, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Fry, Moby, James Blunt, and several others.
On November 6, 2009, Stadlen appeared on the set of Sesame Street for a minute each with Cookie Monster, Elmo, Big Bird, Grover and Oscar the Grouch. The segment was introduced by The Count. The website also posted a minute and a half of outtakes from filming the segment.