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SOPHIA MONEY-COUTTS & KEIRON PIM – The Weirdest Hangover Of My Life

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are journalist and novelist SOPHIA MONEY-COUTTS (The Plus One, What Happens Now?) and writer KEIRON PIM (Jumpin’ Jack Flash, The Bumper Book of Dinosaurs, Into The Light). We explore the seamier side of 1960s London, discover why Sophia never climbed Kilimanjaro, and take a trip to Tupelo, Mississippi to lament…

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RACHEL JOHNSON & NICK ASBURY – Creating a Fricasée

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are journalist and author RACHEL JOHNSON (Notting Hell, The Lady, The Mummy Diaries) and writer NICK ASBURY (The Disappointments Diary, Realtime Notes). We explore Notting Hill, take a trip up the A6, discover the secrets of the Inferior Poetry Society, animal cruelty, jokes on postcards that are understood only by…

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STUART MACONIE & LIZ BERRY – Pork Pie Situation Not Good (Live from the Birmingham Literature Festival)

Joining Tom Jackson, in a special programme recorded at the Birmingham Conservatoire as part of the Birmingham Literature Festival, to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer and BBC 6Music broadcaster STUART MACONIE (Long Road From Jarrow, Pies and Prejudice, Adventures on The High Teas, The People’s Songs) and award-winning poet LIZ BERRY (Black Country, The Republic of Motherhood).…

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JAKE YAPP & ADAM SCOVELL – Oh Arthur, Put On The Postcard Will You?

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.…

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A.L. KENNEDY & KEGGIE CAREW – IT’S NOT RANDOM, IT’S ALWAYS ME

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are award-winning novelist A.L.KENNEDY (Day, All the Rage, What Becomes, The Blue Book) and award-winning non-fiction writer KEGGIE CAREW (Dadland, Quicksand Tales). We explore family secrets revealed by postcards, the complicated pleasures of smutty jokes, and where best in your study to display your postcard collection. Along the way we…

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SERIES 2 – THE MULTIVIEW

It’s the end of Series 2, so we present a multiview, a series of views of the stories the guests have told host Tom Jackson – all inspired by their postcards, in this second series of Podcast From The Past. We’ll hear Zeb Soanes, Kit de Waal, Grainne Maguire, Gideon Coe, Julian Dutton, Ruth Padel, Corrie Corfield, Simon Calder, Luke…

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OMAR KHAN & STEPHEN HUGHES – I Am A Human Postcard

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are postcard collector and author of Paper Jewels: Postcards From The Raj, OMAR KHAN and anthropologist at SOAS, STEPHEN HUGHES. In this episode we explore the early days of Indian postcards, the connection between postcards and early cinema, postcards as personal legacy and why the postman was sometimes obliged to…

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FIONA MOUNTFORD & MICHAEL DONKOR – The Price of Walnuts

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are Evening Standard theatre critic FIONA MOUNTFORD and novelist MICHAEL DONKOR (Hold). In this episode we explore the emotional burden of mementoes, a one-sided postcard courtship, and postcards for the extremely lazy. Wish you were here? Llyn Gwynant, North Wales, 1980 “Philip going in disco comp. Jane & I are…

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GEOFFREY MUNN & JOHN GRINDROD – Ghosts on Paper

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are antiques expert, broadcaster GEOFFREY MUNN (Antiques Roadshow) and writer JOHN GRINDROD. In this episode we discuss the fossils of Malta and relics of our pasts, the lost art of plane-spotting and tragedy foretold in carefree postcards from the start of the twentieth century. Plus sequins and petticoats. Wish you…