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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…

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SARRA MANNING & JOHN MULVEY – They Look Like Meringues

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are novelist SARRA MANNING (Unsticky, Adorkable, London Belongs To Us, The House of Secrets, The Rise And Fall of Becky Sharpe) and editor of Mojo, JOHN MULVEY. In this episode we discuss masculinity and postcard-writing, the forgotten wartime delights of Rainbow Corner, share blurry memories of Britpop, and rediscover the…

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EMMA MITCHELL & MARINA BENJAMIN – Having a Cup of Tea In Debenhams

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are author, maker and blogger EMMA MITCHELL (Making Winter, The Wild Remedy) and writer MARINA BENJAMIN (Insomnia, Last Days in Babylon, The Middlepause, Rocket Dreams, Living at the End of the World). In this episode we explore the therapeutic and educational benefits of collecting anything and postcards in particular, and…

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TOM SUTCLIFFE & LORELEI KING – Like I Was In A French Film

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are journalist and broadcaster TOM SUTCLIFFE (Saturday Review, A Good Read, Round Britain Quiz) and actor LORELEI KING (Emmerdale, Notting Hill, Jonathan Creek, Storyteller: How To Be An AudioBook Narrator). In this episode we dig deep into art cards with messages, reflect on America’s industrial heritage and explore De Chico’s…

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ZEB SOANES & LORRAINE BOWEN – You’ve Hung Up Your Castanets

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are BBC Radio 4 newsreader and announcer and author ZEB SOANES (Gaspard The Fox) and musician, Britain’s Got Talent star and crumble enthusiast, Lorraine Bowen (Billy Bragg, The Dinnerladies, The Damned). In this episode we ride a funicular, look under a flamenco dancer’s skirts, travel to Hearst Castle and do…

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BEC HILL & FIONA TALKINGTON – Radio Grandma

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are paper-puppetry performing comedian BEC HILL(Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit, The Dog Ate My Homework, Sam & Mark’s Big Friday Wind-Up) and broadcaster FIONA TALKINGTON (BBC Radio 3 Late Junction). In this episode we experiment with the joys of sliding down banisters, pitch a Shetland pony-based disaster movie, and discover…

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GIDEON COE & RUTH PADEL – Don’t Touch The Sand

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are 6 Music presenter GIDEON COE and poet RUTH PADEL (Rembrandt Would Have Loved You, Voodoo Shop, The Soho Leopard, Darwin – A Life in Poems, I’m a Man: Sex, Gods and Rock ‘n’ Roll). In this episode we suffer health cures in Edinburgh, explore ancient caves, are threatened by…