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HOLLY BURN & DALE SHAW – My Urge Overtook Me

Joining Tom Jackson – recorded in the golden, faraway days before lockdown – to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian HOLLY BURN and comedy writer DALE SHAW. We blow the housekeeping on a daytrip to London with the Backstreet Boys and Blood Sausage, meet a dead pig in Westphalia, take tea in Hexham and fist the mousse – as…

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STEPHANIE BUTLAND & CHRIS NEILL – Quite Excited By Kitchen Roll

Joining Tom Jackson – in the golden, faraway days before lockdown – to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and writer CHRIS NEILL (Woof) and novelist STEPHANIE BUTLAND (Lost For Words, The Woman in the Photograph). We cycle from Lands End to a broken tentpole, ponder the mystery floodlights of Ealing, and Unseen Weybridge, as well as Snow…

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SERIES 3 – THE MULTIVIEW

It’s the end of Series 3, so we present a multi-view, a series of views of the stories the guests have told host Tom Jackson – all inspired by their postcards, in this third series of Podcast From The Past. We’ll hear Scott Pack, Justin Edwards, A.L. Kennedy, Karen Shepherdson, Cariad Lloyd, Keggie Carew, Thane Prince, Tobie Mathew, Sukh Ojla,…

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KERRY SHALE & LUCAS HARE – It Reminds Me Of Me

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are the hosts of the excellent Is It Rolling, Bob? podcast ( https://cms.megaphone.fm/channel/talkingdylan ), actors KERRY SHALE and LUCAS HARE. We get stuck inside of Florence, take the big wheel in Yokohama, travel from bedsitland to Athena, meet Mr Natural and consider the challenges of buying Bob Dylan records in…

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SIMON KANE & CHRIS POWER – The Home of Barry Manilow

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actor and writer SIMON KANE (Time Spanner, North by Northamptonshire, Shunt, The Monster Hunters, John Finnemore’s Double Acts) and critic and author CHRIS POWER (The Guardian, Mothers). Get your perm done, slip on your lurex and join a solemn bus tour tour round a crumbling gnome village, witness the…

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KATHRYN FERRY & VICTORIA RICHARDS – I’ve Done A Bunk

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are seaside historian KATHRYN FERRY (The Nation’s Host: Butlin’s and the Story of the British Seaside, Bungalows, The 1950s Kitchen, Holiday Camps, Sheds on the Seashore: A Tour through Beach Hut History) and writer, journalist and editor, VICTORIA RICHARDS (Primers IV, BBC News, Times, Independent). Join a charabanc tour round fake…

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KERRY HUDSON & RACHAEL JOLLEY – Chasing Silver Darlings

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are two award-winners: novelist and memoirist KERRY HUDSON (Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice-cream Float Before He Stole My Ma, Thirst, Lowborn) and writer and editor of Index On Censorship, RACHAEL JOLLEY. Join a tour round cartoonists, surveillance, Miss Cromer and herrings, as we encounter random weddings, Russian translators, a curry…

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JULIA RAESIDE & TONY LAW – She Was A Roughneck, Spinning Chains

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian TONY LAW and journalist and podcaster JULIA RAESIDE. We encounter Ronnie and Donnie, join Tony on the longest gap year and hear about Julia’s dream weekend, spent truffling through dusty boxes. Along the way we try hog-selling to raise funds, learn the true value of a Led Zeppelin…

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MARK WINGHAM & MARK ROUTH – Making Me Feel Like a Mince Pie

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are two postcard collectors, dealers, enthusiasts and collectors, MARK ROUTH and MARK WINGHAM, respectively longtime columnist for, and editor and proprietor of, Picture Postcard Monthly. We hold in our hands two of among the first postcards ever sent, we discuss cricket, stamp books, propaganda, chance encounters in family history, the…