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DIANE ATKINSONA & CLAIR WOODWARD- Is This Tiger An Existentialist?

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are historian DIANE ATKINSON (Suffragettes in Pictures, Funny Girls, Love & Dirt, Elsie and Mairi Go to War, Rise Up, Women!) and arts & entertainment journalist CLAIR WOODWARD (The Guardian, Daily Express, TV Quick, TV Choice, Radio Times, The Scotsman, Sunday Express). In this episode we discover the darker side…

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ANDY MILLER & ZOE HOWE – I’ve Got A Haunted Postcard of Keith Moon

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer and podcaster ANDY MILLER (Tilting At Windmills, The Year of Reading Dangerously) and music writer and drummer ZOE HOWE (Barbed Wire Kisses, Rock’n’Roll Gentleman, Shine On Marquee Moon). In this unusually discursive episode we explore the rise of the seaside mini golf course, discuss the postcard image as…

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RUTH BRATT & LEV PARIKIAN – Turning Myself Into A Beast Of A Man

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comic actress RUTH BRATT (Showstopper, People Just Do Nothing) and conductor and author LEV PARIKIAN (Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?). In this extra-long episode we explore postcards as conduits of real, valuable emotional support, we learn about the perils of childhood self-delusion, and we meet teenage Americans turning into beasts. Lev…

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NICK HEYWARD & JENNY LANDRETH – Surround Them With Drummers

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are musician NICK HEYWARD (Haircut 100) and writer and cold-water swimming enthusiast JENNY LANDRETH (Swell). In this episode, the postcards take us to a Canadian mountain, an English seaside town left high and dry, and Selma, Alabama. Nick and Jenny reveal the personal stories behind postcards that they have kept…

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RACHEL PARRIS & TIERNAN DOUIEB – Gillian Anderson Shaved My Back

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedians RACHEL PARRIS (Mash Report) and TIERNAN DOUIEB (Partly Political Broadcast). In this all-comedian episode the postcards take us to Mouse Town, open up the world of paperclip engineering, and reveal a catalogue of indignities suffered by Tiernan in the name of charity. Plus donkeys. Wish you were here?…

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JASON HAZELEY & JOEL MORRIS – You Wouldn’t Want To Sit On It By Accident

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedy writers JASON HAZELEY and JOEL MORRIS (Screenwipe, Bollocks To Alton Towers, Cunk on Britain, Ångström and the adult Ladybird books). In this bonus, more-postcards, more-laughs, extra-long episode we explore postcard messages as Trip Advisor reviews of your own life, rediscover postcards sent by musicians to their fans and…

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MARK WATSON & TIMANDRA HARKNESS – By Now Your Examination Will Be Behind You

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and author MARK WATSON (The Knot, Hotel Alpha, The Place That Didn’t Exist) and journalist and broadcaster TIMANDRA HARKNESS (Big Data). In this episode we ponder postcard messages as an unreliable dataset, miniature sea-battles, and the transience of all things except, apparently, little cardboard rectangles. And Timandra gets a chance…

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Viv Groskop & Eamonn Forde – I Don’t Like Brighton

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian, writer and podcasting doyenne VIV GROSKOP (The Anna Karenina Fix) and music journalist and author of the forthcoming Selling The Pig: Terra Firma & The Final Years Of EMI, EAMONN FORDE (Guardian, Big Issue). The podcast takes a philosophical turn as we explore identity, friendship, marriage and the…

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A Fridge in a Cupboard

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are broadcaster SAMIRA AHMED and journalist and author PETER WATTS. We discover a postcard bemoaning the life of a sports journalist at the World Cup, see the postcard that set Samira on the path to arts journalism, and consider how developments in domestic refrigeration may be responsible for the decline…

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