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THANE PRINCE & TOBIE MATHEW – I’m Sure We Sat On The Cheese

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are food writer and broadcaster THANE PRINCE and journalist and expert in Russian revolutionary postcards TOBIE MATHEW (Greetings From The Barricades). We discover the strange and vibrant world of postcard manufacturing, collecting and sending in the latter days of Tsarist Russia, explore recipe postcards and catch glimpses of life in…

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SUKH OJLA & MAREK LARWOOD – Never Go In The Gift Shop First

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from theirpasts are comedian and actor SUKH OJLA (Victoria and Abdul, Black Mirror, Hospital People, EastEnders) and fellow comedian and actor MAREK LARWOOD (We Are Klang, Extras, Hyperdrive, Impractical Jokers, Celebability). We explore the pros and cons of conjuringyour love life, the scariest waxworks no longer in the UK, the stress of receiving…

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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…