Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian JAKE YAPP (Jake Yapp’s Media Circus, Pleased To Meet You, The Hurting) and writer and film-maker ADAM SCOVELL (Mothlight, Celluloid Wicker Man). We explore family resentments, forbidden landscapes and ghosts conjured by postcard. Along the way we consider Derrida and celebrate Sempé, crumpet and the perils of dogmeat. Wish you were here?

St Mary’s Church, Wedmore, 1984. “Tonight is the disco. So we have to put make-up on, then take it off.”
The Fans and Mountain Pony, Brecon Beacons, 1972. “Eyeing up the local crumpet. Wish you were here. Bouncy bouncy.”
Adam’s postcard of a found sculpture from Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage, Dungeness. Radioactive rabbits not pictured.
A terrace in Cheltenham, kept by Jake Yapp and holding mixed emotions concerning his grandmother.
Boscastle, 1987. “Have managed to get the chairs out for a little sun worship. My chair collapsed with me on it.”
Adam’s postcard of Snowdon sent in 1950 by a family friend. This postcard was included – along with a version of the woman who owned it –  in his uncanny novel, Mothlight.
Jake’s prized postcard of a drawing by Sempé, the French cartoonist best known for his illustrations of Le Petit Nicolas. This postcard has an original sketch by Sempé on the reverse.
Interior, Coventry Cathedral, 1965. “I hope you saw the liver and sausage in the parcel, with the dog’s meat.”
A musical postcard – Venice! – Gondoliers! ….
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