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Dominic Delargy

Soho Bites Podcast

A Film and Film Reviews podcast featuring Dominic Delargy
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Soho Bites Podcast


Soho Bites Podcast

A Film and Film Reviews podcast featuring Dominic Delargy
 3 people rated this podcast

Episodes of Soho Bites Podcast

Murder mystery? Rom-com? And, as an afterthought.... wartime boosterism?East of Piccadilly (1941) was known as "The Strangler" in the US and was directed by Harold Huth. It stars Judy Campbell & Sebastian Shaw and was written by the then quite
Attention jiving scum! This is one is straight from the fridge dad.It doesn't get more Soho than Beat Girl (1960) - coffee shops, beatniks, strip clubs, The 2 i's.... it's got the lot.Gillian Hills leads the cast of Beat Girl, which also stars
This is not really an episode I'm afraid - time just ran away from me.However, I've recorded this mini-episode because there is some very important business to finish up which is to announce two things....The winners of last month's Dora Bryan
Everything changes but....The changing faces of London neighbourhoods is our loose theme for this episode.In the first half, the novelist, Christopher Fowler makes his second appearance on the podcast, talking about his latest book and about hi
Two Films, One Guest.Normally we have two guests on each episode of Soho Bites, but when your guest is as good as David McGillivray, who needs a second?Long before Matthew Sweet gave him the moniker, "The Truffaut of Smut", David reviewed Zeta
Double Stinker.After an extended break to allow our massive team to shift its attention to our most recent podcast series, Kino Quickies, we return to Soho Bites with the 1948 murder mystery, It Happened in Soho.It’s safe to say, the film had a
Special Sandwich Special.We’ve done some episodes in the past with some disparate and unusual  themes.  We did a Spain themed episode, a sport one, a God special and even a wrestling / boxing episode, but we think we’ve surpassed ourselves this
Softly Shoe Shuffle.Murphy's Law states that if you've arranged an interview with a brilliant guest to talk about a fantastic film in a great location, then you will catch Covid and have to self-isolate. This is why my interview with Ming Ho ab
Sohohoho Bites Christmas special.In this festive special, we’re talking about the much loved Christmas classic, The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) which, according to this article, is the greatest film ever made.In the first half of the show we
Kent Noir.Good-Time Girl is a post war UK film noir with three main locations – Lambeth, Soho and “Soho-On-Sea” (AKA Brighton). James Harrison of South West Silents & Film Noir UK joins Dom to talk about the film and about Film Noir UK.The star
Wham bam Bowie special.In this Bowie special, we talk to Del Pike about the much maligned Absolute Beginners (1986) - was the critical mauling justified? And Aiden McManus returns to the show to talk about Bowie's pre-fame years in Soho.Arrivin
Early Dors.We look at two extraordinary lives in this episode. The film under discussion is Value for Money (1955) about a naive northern man played by John Gregson who becomes captivated by a glamorous West End showgirl played by Diana Dors. H
Yesteryear's Soho club-land.Dr Lawrence Napper of Kings College London met up with Dom to discuss 1937’s Saturday Night Revue. Starring Sally Gray and Billy Milton, it’s a role call of some long forgotten cabaret & variety acts of the day. That
Lobotomy Room special.For the first part of episode 26, we headed out to Fontaines bar in Dalston (Stoke Newington if you’re an estate agent, Dalston if you’re “street”) to catch a screening of the kitsch, sexploitation B movie from 1960, Too H
Just for the record.The theme of episode 25 is record shops. Soho was, for a long time (and arguably still is?) THE place to go to buy records of all genres with dozens of shops packed closely together. In the first half of the show, Dom talks
Art Attack.The theme of Episode 24 is painting and painters, of which Soho has seen many.In the first half of the programme, David Boyd Haycock joins Dom in the Leicester Arms on Glasshouse Street to talk about the so called “King of Bohemia”,
Youthful rebellion.Episode 23 is all about generational conflict – specifically, older people disapproving of “kids today”. In the film chat, Dom talks to members of the South Bank Talkies movie discussion group about The Boys (1962), a courtro
Ola......and welcome to the The Soho Bites Spanish special. The film under discussion, the 1973 Rom-Com, A Touch of Class, is set partly in Spain (but also in Soho, of course, or it wouldn’t qualify to feature on the show) and stars Glenda Jack
Aliens in Soho.This is our (vegetarian friendly) Butcher’s episode and please don’t @ me about that apostrophe – it’s meant to be there because we’re talking about Butcher’s Film Services who were based in Soho for many years.In the first half
Episode 20: The Shakedown (1960) & Melanie Williams on Leigh VanceFor the first episode of 2021 we’re going back to 1960 for The Shakedown, a grimy tale of a pimp turned blackmailer, Augie Cortona played by the devilishly handsome Terence Morga
Episode 19: Smashing Time (1967) & Jago Hazzard on Carnaby StreetWelcome, cool cats, to the Swingin’ 60’s special episode. For our film chat, Dom spoke to Barry Fantoni about Smashing Time, the 1967 satire / farce about Brenda and Yvonne, two g
Episode 18: Peeping Tom (1960) & Stephen Fenerty on Pamela GreenFamously, Peeping Tom (1960) pretty much ended the career of its director, Michael Powell, thanks to the universally horrendous reviews it received on its release. Also famously, t
Episode 17: Cover Girl Killer (1959) & David McGillivray on Harrison MarksIt’s all about mucky magazines in this episode, although the publication at the centre of our featured film is very mild stuff compared to others that would come after. I
Episode 16: Soho Conspiracy (1950) & Dr Adrian Smith on EJ FanceyThis is our Fancey episode and no, that’s not a typo. Edwin J Fancey (or EJ) was a Soho based film producer and distributor who made a fortune by churning out cheaply made films a
Episode 15: Tonight and Every Night (1945) & Jill Millard ShapiroThis is the third and final episode in a mini-series about films set at the Windmill Theatre. Adam Roche from the Secret History of Hollywood and Attaboy Clarence podcasts joins u
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Podcast Details

Created by
Dominic Delargy
Podcast Status
Aug 20th, 2019
Latest Episode
Feb 27th, 2023
Release Period
2 per week
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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