Brunch With The Brits

Here for your pleasure John Lingard continues his marvelous work with The Naïve and Sentimental Lover.  Enjoy

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Nice ong Brunch this week ... Dave Bales this is what you remember about this show.  We start with Navy lark and the Povys are moving house.  We sorry for the dreadful sound quality but it's the quality of the show that we hope wins the day.  We then have an original two parter that thanks to Radio 6 has been moved to one episode Little Girl Blue The Janice Joplin story.  We conclude with earthseaarch.  Will Thordin and the Angels conquer Earth?  Enjoy.

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We say goodbye to Tony Hancock for a bit and continue our British history lessons this time concentrating on the death of King George IV moving in to King William's reign.  Afterwords it's Eaarthseaarch.  The crew of the Challenger make a lunar discovery but do the lunar computers reaally want them?  You'll have to listen and find out.

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Yes it's our seventh season of babt however in case you're wondering it's a whole new year, a whole new book and therefore a whole new beginning.  This time before we continue the Smiley Chronicles we along with John LeCarre take a break from espionage as we present The Naive And Sentimental Lover so comme ... enter the mind of Aldo Cassidy.  This book is wonderfully presented by co host John Lingard from our bwtb Lincoln England studios with an intro by Matt Cox evvery week just to keep you informed on what's going on.  I think we'll need it.  This is not pg Woodhouse.  Enjoy

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This week we begin to look at The Naive Sentimental Lover a novel written by John Le carre this book lovingly read by John Lingard over a two yeaar period will be our next audio book over a 35 week period.  We also begin to learn about the police system in England and we conclude with Earthsearch.  This gripping 1981 advventure serial tells of the crew of the Starship Challenger and their search for Earth led by their guardian "angels."  Enjoy.  Email the show at follow the group on facebook and follow Matt cox on twitter at

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A full week this week as we start as we like to with Hancock's Half Hour and the episode The Telivission Set."  Then we'll continue our thirteen minute vignettes of English history and learn about the deaath of Canning and Wellington.  We conclude with Sherlock Holmes and The Tragedy of Burlston Mannor.  Please enjoy.  Hint on next week science fiction is in the works.  Get ready Earth Seaarch hands your hour is at hand.

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We return as we kick off a new era with Sherlock Holmes as we listen to the Scoers from March 23 1997.  Enjoy Clive merison and Michael Williams

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This week we look at one of the host's all time favorite mysteries ever since he heard it on Academy Award Theater back when he was a boy.  True Bogy was Spade back then.  True Wilkinson is Spade now but wow what a great show.  We're sorry we kind of forgot an intro but trust  me ... the show will speak  for itself.  Enjoy

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This week we heaad for Vegas but not before we listen to a Hancock's Half Hour that deals with england's 1955 rail strike.  A great sound bite from a news reel about the rail strike and we'll also hear from Ana Massey about the new Prime Minister.  Enjoy.  Remember to join us on facebook and at

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Most of you have asked or this and it finally concludes.  please enjoy.

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