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Podcast From The Past

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Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are historians Karen Averby (Seaside Hotels, Beach Huts) and, from the London school of Economic, Dr Alex Mayhew. We meet the Brummies of North Devon, Pete Seeger and Joan Baez at t
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writers Nicholas Royle (White Spines, First Novel, Regicide, Antwerp, London Gothic) and Clare Mackintosh (Hostage, After The End, Let Me Lie, I See You). We pull ourselves out o
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writers Emma Flint (Little Deaths) and Edward Parnell (Ghostland). We get a breeze in to cover our unease and anxiety, visit Stonehenge and London Airport, head to Kensington wit
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are musician Sarah Gail Brand and historian Peter Mitchell (Imperial Nostalgia). We make sure the TV is tuned to Neighbours as we consider the spiritual possibilities of music, the p
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are cartoonist Jeremy Banx (FT, Private Eye, New Statesman) and author Ruth Thomas (The Snow and the Works on the Northern Line, Things to Make and Mend). We head to the trippers’ ha
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are author CATHY RENTZENBRINK (The Last Act of Love, Everyone Is Still Alive) and TOBY HANNAM, whose collection of his grandfather’s correspondence to his father from a Nazi concentr
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are food writer and broadcaster TIM HAYWARD (Loaf Story, Knife, The DIY Cook) and from University of Brighton, academic ANNEBELLA POLLEN (Mass Photography: Collective Histories of Ev
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are broadcaster and academic TOM SHAKESPEARE (Disability Rights and Wrongs) and Classic FM's ANNE-MARIE MINHALL. We uncover teenage memories from East Anglia, Viking marauders in New
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are historian ALEX VON TUNZELMANN (Indian Summer, Fallen Idols) and director and playwright JACK MCNAMARA (Love From Cleethorpes, Dare to Look Down!). We discover embroidered childre
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer SUSIE BOYT (My Judy Garland Life, Love and Missed) and the man behind the Shed of the Year, ANDREW WILCOX. We visit a model village, attempt a lock-in with Clint Mansell,
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded remotely thanks to the brilliant Wardour Studios - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are poetry critic and Senior Lecturer at the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at UEA, JEREMY NOEL-TOD (T
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded remotely thanks to the brilliant Wardour Studios - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer and broadcaster BOB FISCHER (Wiffle Lever To Full!, Summer Winos) and writer and media and communications con
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded remotely thanks to the brilliant Wardour Studios - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are children’s author JONATHAN MERES and artist LIZA ADAMCZEWSKI. Together, we discover the identity of the boy petting
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded remotely thanks to the wizards at Wardour Studios - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actress and broadcaster MARIA MCERLANE and professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto and author of Wish
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded remotely thanks to the wizards at Wardour Studios - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are jazz singer and broadcaster IAN SHAW and money coach and podcaster MARTHA LAWTON. Join us as we put our cards on th
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded remotely thanks to the wizards at Wardour Studios - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are musician and songwriter JUSTIN CURRIE from Del Amitri, and Ladybird book aficionado HELEN DAY (Ladybirdflyawayhome.
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded in the golden, faraway days before lockdown - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are novelist CAROLINE O'DONOGHUE and journalist ESTHER WEBBER. Amongst other postcard diversions, we explore non-threatening
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded in the golden, faraway days before lockdown - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer & podcaster SIÂN PATTENDEN (Smash Hits, the Guardian, Agatha Bilke, Bigmouth podcast) and writer and performer BEN
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded in the golden, faraway days before lockdown - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian ALEX KEALY and musician KATE GARNER. In an episode littered with aliases, we meet Tompy, Wifey, Ex-Wifey, Bimbo
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded in the golden, faraway days before lockdown - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian HOLLY BURN and comedy writer DALE SHAW. We blow the housekeeping on a daytrip to London with the Backstree Boys
Joining Tom Jackson - recorded in the golden, faraway days before lockdown - to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and writer CHRIS NEILL (Woof) and novelist STEPHANIE BUTLAND (Lost For Words, The Woman in the Photograph). We c
It's the end of Series 3, so we present a multi-view, a series of views of the stories the guests have told host Tom Jackson - all inspired by their postcards, in this third series of Podcast From The Past. We'll hear Scott Pack, Justin Edwards
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are the hosts of the excellent Is It Rolling, Bob? podcast, actors KERRY SHALE and LUCAS HARE. We get stuck inside of Florence, take the big wheel in Yokohama, travel from bedsitland
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actor and writer SIMON KANE (Time Spanner, North by Northamptonshire, Shunt, The Monster Hunters, John Finnemore’s Double Acts) and critic and author CHRIS POWER (The Guardian, M
Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are seaside historian KATHRYN FERRY (The Nation’s Host: Butlin’s and the Story of the British Seaside, Bungalows, The 1950s Kitchen, Holiday Camps, Sheds on the Seashore: A Tour thro
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