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JEREMY BANX & RUTH THOMAS – Eating Peanuts and Watching Cilla Black

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’ haunts and bric-a-brac bazaars to consider the Bristol Superfreighter, bubble cars in La Plata, and Blackpool as margarine; we…

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CATHY RENTZENBRINK & amp; TOBY HANNAM – As Clear As Tap-Water

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 concentration camp are priceless family – and historical – archive and memoir. We explore postcards as lifelines, postcards as symbols of friendship, postcards…

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TIM HAYWARD & ANNEBELLA POLLEN – The Number of the Duck​

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 Everyday Life, Nudism in a Cold Climate). We explore the aesthetics of John Hinde postcards, semi-ritual pig killing and a remarkable coincidence at Monte Cassino;…

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TOM SHAKESPEARE & ANNE-MARIE MINHALL – It May Be The Rapture

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 Suffolk, Viking marauders in Newcastle, the cricketing knowhow of Alf Gover and unresolved complexity in Mona Hatoum’s sculptures. Plus Motorhead on the Isle of Man, Lonnie Donegan in Blackpool, Red…

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ALEX VON TUNZELMANN & JACK MCNAMARA – Two Anteaters Were Never Found

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 children from Spain, the sinister images of Alfred Hitchcock, fur coats in Beirut and Cairo and imagine the childhood of Lemmy Kilminster. Plus experiments in…

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SUSIE BOYT & amp; ANDREW WILCOX – A Beetroot-Cutting Incident

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, suffer to entertain with Jean Barrault, and benefit from a nurse’s healing smile. Plus hippies on the…

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JEREMY NOEL-TOD & CORINNE FOWLER- Turtle Soup for the Soul

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 (The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem) and Professor of Postcolonial Literature at the University of Leicester, CORINNE FOWLER (Green Unpleasant…

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BOB FISCHER & RACHAEL CHADWICK – It’s Always A Grey Lady

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 media and communications consultant and writer RACHAEL CHADWICK (60 Postcards). Together, we wade in nostalgia for school outward bound centres, explore a unique grief project in Paris,…

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JONATHAN MERES & LIZA ADAMCZEWSKI – Pork Pies At Dawn

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 the donkey, houses won in card games, how much Marco found on the beach with his metal detector, who you might meet…

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MARIA MCERLANE & MARK KINGWELL – I Wish I Could Be Here Right Now

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 MARK KINGWELL. Join us as we consider the Woolworth building, mix a Ward Eight, make an artistic enhancement to Queen Victoria, and capture the precise moment when lockdown started…