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It's a Christmas brunch loaded with friends food and frivolity.  Friends well we'll meet John Lingard a friend in Lincoln England who will continue our education on English Christmas traditions.  Then for the meat of the brunch a surprise.  It's Ilyria in the 1920s and you're invited to quite the Christmas party.  The sound is awesome the music even better.  To round out the show Matt Cox gives you a brunch preview of 2010.  Finally thanks for making bBrunch the show it is.  And a special Christmas message from Twitch the Cat ... and a few friends too.  P.s.  If you're wondering what the play is Scott and Tracie from Disney Indiana will be by to help us.

This week is kind of different at the brunch studios.  First we listen to a big band program from 1936 as Henry Hall entertains with Christmas and other dance tunes.  Then we return to our naval draft and see what happens when a sea lord comes to inspect them.  Then the meat of the brunch.  It's Christmas in the UK and we'll begin our own celebrations by seeing what goes on at the UK pavillion.  Joining Matt for this lively festive discussion will be Scott and Tracie Morris aka the first family of Disney Indiana http://www.disneyindiana.com and Scott Viers aka the Mortis http://www.themortis.com  and don't forget next week for the big 100 we'll be learning about Christmas in the UK from England.
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Category: Podcast -- posted at: 11:36am PST

Before we hear "A Christmas Carrol," we'll listen to our weekly dose of Navy Lark.  Troutbridge has been commissioned to take guests to the South Pole.  Question is does Mr. Philipps know where south is?  The next two episodes contain two very different Christmas themed discussions.  Enjoy.
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Category: Podcast -- posted at: 9:38am PST

I don't mind saying that when we end Churchill's Bodyguard this week I feel a bit emotional.  A thirteen week series ... well it's a quarter of a year.  The Navy Lark continues though with the episode "Johnson Finds Treasure," and then we listen to Agatha Christies Adventure of The Christmas Pudding.  If you've never listened to John Moffett as Hercule then you're in for a treat.  David Bales should just be finishing "The Mysterious Affair at sStyle."  Enjoy and early Christmas and holiday greetings.
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Category: Podcast -- posted at: 12:50pm PST

In Churchill's Bodyguard the war is almost over.  As the Navy Lark episode for this week is missing from the collection we'll start our Christmas with an episode of Dial M For Pizza and finish that series.  Then we'll finish "The Quiet American."  Stay tuned for a special announcement from Matt about wher you can find otr starting next week. 
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Category: Podcast -- posted at: 5:00am PST

In this episode we learn what happens when Churchill is clinically dead set sail yet again with Troutbridge and in the second episode of Quiet American Fowler returns to the battlefront but even there he isn't safe. Pyle has another serious confession to make. Remember the voice mail is always open at 206-337-4078. Enjoy.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

While this is not the last of our Avengers stories we may have to go back to weekly on these and that's for one reason only. Matt's stressed. So please enjoy the rest of "Love all," while Matt prepares 95.

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This time nothing from Twitch the cat but more from the Avengers. Just what does a char lady have to do with secret Government plots? How does Rodney get away? And will John and Emma get any closer to the problem's vortex? Enjoy this Avengers episode.

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This week we begin the next Avengers serial. There's news about Mother a brief chat about the Avengers tv series and we get more of a spy thriller. Enjoy "Love All." Remember to call 206-337-4078

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This week we see what happens when Winston and Walter vissit Tehran. We also finish "The Quick Quick Slow Death," and start Graham Green's Quiet American. Plus our weekly look at The Navy Lark. Remember the new voice mail is 206-337-4078

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Trouble continues at the Dance Studio but with both Steed and Peal on the job what will happen next? This will conclude tommorow. 

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Just what is the t word that goes with Mrs. Peal's drink? And are we getting closer to who killed Arthur Peever? Was it really Arthur Peever who was killed? And what does tatooing a sausage have to do with all this? It's based on a British tv show and recorded in South Africa plus a few recorded announcements. Enjoy.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This week happy Halloween. We're in the middle of "The Legend of Sleepy HOllow," on our naval island we're bringing back the aAdmiral's barge we get closer to seeing what happens with John sSteed at a posh dancing school and we get a birds eye view of Anglo American relations during WWII with Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Enjoy

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This week Sherlock HOlmes take a well deserved holiday. Find out why as you listen. However we'll meet the Avengers for the first time revissit our naval draft and find out what happened when Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt met for the first time.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

I'd like to get one thng straight this week before I post. We are not a sports podcast. Yet with the Angels down 2 games and yyours truly here in California I thought ... well I needed to vent to someone dear listeners. Anyway we'll begin with Churchill's bodyguard and "Dangerous tTravels." Then we return to the Navy Lark. We'll be with our friends in the Navy until at least next April so if you're a Navy Lark friend or know one please tell your friends. We conclude this week with "The Man With The Twisted Lip." Please enjoy.

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We'll start with Churchills Bodyguard and cover the years leading up to and bringing England in to WWII. After that we listen to "Dial M For Pizza," and listen to "The Five Orange Pips." Please enjoy.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

In this episode we begin as usual with Churchill's Bodyguard. With Walter and Winston in the United States we learn how Churchill averts Indian Nationalists and see how Gandhi and Churchill indirectly cross paths. Then we'll have our final laugh for a while in the Castle. How will Anne stop Sam from hanging? We finish with Sherlock Holmes and the Boscom Valley mystery. Please enjoy.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

I knew something was wrong all week this week. Maybe it was the fact it was our aniversary but here is your correct episode for last week. You'll start with Churchill's Bodyguard and learn how Winston does with Indian assasins in the US. Then we'll see how Sir John does recruiting people for the crusades and see how Sherlock Holmes solves a case ... from his armchair.

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In this episode we begin with "Churchill's Bodyguard and the second episode "Lawrence and Walter Save The Day." It's Churchill's first Middle East conference as colonial secretary and you'll see that in 88 years not much has changed. WE then move on to the Castle and learn about Sir Walter DeIsney. Plus onter pop culture references and end up at 221b Baker where Holmes and Watson bring down "The Redheaded League. Enjoy

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This episode gets direct credit from Fred Bertelsen. As all these shows we'll be hearing for the next few weeks were proams he originally wanted to play. First we'll learn about Walter Thompson Winston Churchill's bodyguard. Although a tv program it's well narrated and I think you'll enjoy learning about this fascinating man. Then we'll revissit The Castle. Sir William throws a party to try to woo Anne and a certain swearing chef is involved. Then we begin "The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes," with "Scandal in Bohemia." Special thanks to the Disney Indiana crew for help here. For more on their great podcast please go to http://www.disneyindiana.com enjoy.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

This week on Brunch we begin with the play "The Airman who Would Not Die." It's an adaptation from the book by John Fuller and tells the story of the eight men who died when Britain's airship candidate the R1 crashed in 1930. It delves in to mediums and seyances and I think you will enjoy it. AFter that we laugh as we learn about song parodies. Don't forget next week we begin looking at Sherlock HOlmes again and we look at Winston Churchill's bodyguard. Enjoy.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00am PST

I want to begin by informing you that our voice mail is still down. Having said that Here's to this week's show. We begin with a look at Mary Magdaleen? Just who was she? What scholars believe will suprise you. We conclude with the saint as he "plays with fire." Enjoy and if any questions arrise please email at brunch@london.com Follow us on twitter at http://www.twitter.com/bwtbrits Enjoy

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I'm afraid the Brunch voice mail went caput with my frequent overtimes but no worries. It'll be back up soon. Let me begin by telling you we're begining with a Bible mystery again this time talking about Joshua and the Battle of Jeriko. We then look at "The Saint Closes the Case." It's England in the 1930's. Noone trusts anyone be it English or Nazi and the Saint is right in the middle. Enjoy. Those of you looking for the summer marathon stay tuned as it'll be posted soon. Questions or comments? Email still works. brunch@london.com

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I want to begin this overview by thanking David O'neil from Extinct Attractions. Just recently he played an intervew of himself done by another podcaster. Well if Dave can do it ... so can I. And I really wanted to share this one with you guys without starting another podcast. So here it is. Lst Saturday I participated in an interview roundtable with noted baseball historian and local radio talk show host Ira Fistel. We talked about a lot of stuff including the 1919 Black Sox Scandal how baseball games were originally thrown the difference between a 19th century and current game and the state of baseball broadcasting. The pannel includes myself, noted otr personality Larry Gassman, Mike Stern and our exultant chair Bob Acosta. It's an hour and a half. And I really hope you come away learning something. If you're a baseball fan you're gonna love it. Btw what does this have to do with Brunch or BBC? Nothing!! But if Gary Chambers can take four month breaks and David Bales can just disappear ... lol ... well I can digress sometimes. Enjoy.

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In Brunch 81 we're literally loaded with Mystery. From the fringes of Joseph's coat to Gladys Mitchell. We start with Joseph andlook at why his coat caused such controversary. And what it all meant. AFter this we present Speedy Death a Mrs. Bradley mystery. A country house ... a bathtub ... a murder and our old friend Leslie Phillips. Yes as in Navy Lark. Enjoy. Don't forget that this weekend Sunday to be exact I'm hosting as part of a twenty four hour otr marathon so drop by and give the host guff at http://www.radiooutofthepast.org. Enjoy.

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Yes this week we're only featuring one program. But it's long. It's "The Adventures Of Superman," as promised at fotm. A program where you ... the listener get to be the judge on American accents. Next week I promise we go back to being British but for now enjoy "Supeman."

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This has not been the easiest week for me. So I was glad the oprotunity showed itself and I was able to play this "surprise" for Tracey Morris of Disney Indiana. But I think you'll all enjoy it. It's "The Adventures of Superman," and it's the end of our "State Of The States," for this year. This fine piece directed by Dirk Maggs and written by him shows really great stereo sound and I think you will truly enjoy it. Next week catch m live at the Radio Out Of The Past Summer Marathon. Just go to http://www.radiooutofthepast.org beginning on Saturday August 15 at 9 am Pacific. You'll have to download some software but if you have a microphone you can participate. Looking forward to meeting you live for two days of old time radio prizes yes you read that right ... prizes ... and fn. My actual hosting begins at Noon Pacific on Sunday August 16. Remember to call us at 206-338-5879 and please email at brunch@london.com

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We have a full episode this week plus a rant at the end. You could say that this is an episode full of wrapping up. See we start off by finishing "The Gunfighters." After that we have a brief interview with Peter Purves who played Steven in the original series. We move on to wrap up "The Dust Bowl Baladeers," chronicling the life of Woody Guthrie from WWII through his early death in 1967 at the age of 55. We then conclude with the final episode of the Arthur Conan Doyle novel "The Sign Of The Four," entitled "The Great Agra Treasure." And we finish all these wrapups by discussing last weekend's Friends Of The Magic. If you heard Matt Cox laugh this week you get to hear him rant. Send us an email at brunch@london.comcom or call us at 206 338 5879 and tell us what you prefer. There's also a question for you the listener this week as well. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show.

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In this episode we listen to Sherlock Holmes and continue our adventures with Doctor Who in Tombstone plus hear more about Woody Guthrie with some great music ... but wait there's a surprise. Enjoy

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I record one episode a week and I can truly say this was the most fun as we debut our first and hopefully not last pannel. For starters we'll listen to "The Gunfighters," and see what's happening with the Doctor Steven and Dodo as they make their ways through Tombstone. From there we're continuing our look at the States through the music of Woody Guthrie. It's a look at Woody's early life and is hosted by Billy Bragg. Finally we have .... the pannel. Yes a full fledged discussion with some laughter songs and the Mortis too. We actually have Liana Kilgore from Extinct Attractions or http://www.classicthemeparks.com Scott and Tracy from Disney Indiana at http://www.disneyindiana.com and last but not least our movie guru the Mortis at http://www.themortis.com or Mortis Studios East. other then the fact that my microphone was away from my face for oh about five minutes not bad for a first pannel and I look forward to more. Remember to email us at brunch@london.com and call us at 206-338-5879

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The Joy Luck Club ... will probably be the closest to a ... and I use the word with true affection "chick flick," Brunch'll ever get. Yet it is American and I do hope you enjoy it. We also begin "The Gunfighters," our first Doctor Who adventure and listen to the music of Woody Guthrie through our host Billy Bragg. Enjoy this week's episode.

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In this episode we look at our second Fourth Of July extravaganza with programs with a truly American theme. Well some of them at any rate. We start by finishing Peter Pan. And if Disney's is the only one you're familiar with you're in for a treat with the rreal thing. Then we conclude the first season of The Navy Lark and end with a walk down L.A.'s mean streets and yes friends this was recorded in England with Philip Marlowe and the Raymond cChandler classic "The High Window." Also check out the blooper at the end and just what does Doctor Who have to do with our state of the states festivities? Our pannel is coming soon so stay tuned.

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In this episode we continue our countdown to the Friends of The Magic Meet at Disneyland later in July. But we also look back. Oh yes there's Peter Pan and "The Navy Lark," but our second hour is dedicated to the late Michel Jackson. This isn't a King Of Pop weekend filled with phone calls and songs heard over and over again but rather a Radio 2 docmentary called "Michael Jackson's Masterpiece." It discusses Thriller and what Thriller meant and symbolized. If this is your first time listening because you've just discovered us then I hope you come back when we return to normal. But for my loyal fans this hopefully will not disappoint. Remember you can email brunch@london.com or call 206-338-5879. Please enjoy.

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In this episode we continue our fotm countdown with more from "The Wind In The Willows," and "Peter Pan." But first a look at "The Navy Lark." With "The Navy Lark," we learn what happens when a film crew wants to film our island draft. aAfter that we continue Peter Pan and a special birthday wish for Scott Mortis. After that we'll finish Mr. Toad. Please enjoy and don't forget our pannel this week. Phone us at 206-338-5879. Enjoy and brunch@london.com is your email

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When doing a show of this type it's always a pleasure to get thrown a challenge. We've met it this week with gusto. We'll be looking at wWind In The Willows and Peter Pan plus you'll hear shadow memmories of my first trip to Disneyland. I hope you enjoy the two dramas plus the Navy Lark and if you want to listen to Cruising the Classics it's on Thursday night live at http://www.radiooutofthepast.org so enjoy. We start that at 9 Eastern and yo'll get the teaser at the end of th program.

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This is Brunch 71. First off lots of voice mail and email this week and all pro on The Avengers. That makes me feel good. Anyhow this week we have a history of sorts. It's Called "For One Night Illegally," and it traces the evolution of bootlegged recording. Anyone who remembers Springstein's famous line "Bootleggers roll your tapes." will love this show. Dixon ends its first run with us this week with George dealing with a gun toting soldier without Andy. And our boys in the Navy take a psychology test. Nothng unusal there but these are our boys. Next week we begin "When Disney Had Brunch," a four part look at original work that Disney adapted. Enjoy and don't forget to email brunch@london.com with thoughts or suggestions and also call 206-338-5879 and being in California I had to get this in. Lakers in 6

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It's hard to believe that a little show started among a few friends with a passion for BBC radio has blossomed in to 70 episodes. And this week Brunch brings you music, commedy and police drama. I'd like to say that if you like Pink Floyd you'll love this show ... if you're a casual observer of the band you'll like this show and if you love the band and its psychedelic sound this will go in to your ipod along with your Dark Side of the Moon album. But we can't flood you with Floyd without taking a cruise on the HMS Troutbridge or learn from Officer Dixon about rowdy Spurs fans so ... say when ... and get ready to enjoy Brunch With The Brits.

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Sadly this week two shows end. Hitchhikers goes on hiatus after the second series ends. Meanwhile in Portsmouth we look at "The Gun Mechanism Test." With Dixon we learn how a baby was named after Dixon and we sadly say goodbye to Bob Hope.

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Just how did Arthur Dent wind up among archaeologists? wWhat happened when a drunken night in Portsmouth went crazy?? Why were so many servicemen drawn to Bob Hope's humor? And how did PC Crawford make his first arrest? All to be answered this week. I am attending fotm in July at Disneyland. We're working on a Brunch meet and setting ourselves up on the fotm page. If you're coming let me know. 

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Just what happens when Arthur Dent gets captured by a bunch of birds? Also who is Heather's Hank? What was it like to write for Bob Hope? Oh and Whose Line is it Anyway? All this week at Brunch. Enjoy.

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In this episode we begin with our Galactic hitchhike. Just what do aliens think of British tea? Feel free to share and enjoy. Meanwhile an admiral is throwing a party at Portsmouth and Price and Philips are there but so is the Chief. At Whose Line John Bird and Jimmy Mullville join John Sessions and Steven Fry and Bob Hope continues to amaze as we leave New York for Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Btw Friends of The Magic is in July and we're preparing a pannel disscussion about two British authors and Disney. Want to help? Email brunch@london.com with"Pannel in the subject line. And if you want to see me play in the Disney Feud email jonathan@allaboutthemouse.com and tell him that while Brunch is not a Disney podcast we're celebrating Friends of the Magic the only way the BBC knows how. Enjoy.

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I'm leaving for an early retreat this weekend so the show's early. For our 65th edition we begin as always with Hitchhikers then see what happens with Philips command of the Trowbridge play a bit of Whose Line this week with Griff Ries Jones and Kate Robbins and finally learn about Bob Hope's life in Cleveland. Enjoy.

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First off Dave Bales joins us twice this week. Once to say thanks to MOrtis but be sure and listen to the end of the program for a very misty Dave Bales. I picture the Oregon Coast as misty. As far as programs well trouble arrises off Portsmouth Harbour when our Navy boys discover they haven't spent a dime of the unit comfort fund. Meanwhile our hitchhikers return and everyone seems involved including Ford and Arthur. We then play Whose Line with Clive Anderson and we begin "The Bob Hope Trail." First stop? Ellis Island. Enjoy your Brunch. Btw next week gang with my retreat your getting Brunch early.

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This week we begin with a documentary called "Who Killed Jesus," for Easter. It's quite well done and may leave you with some questions. aAfter that we revissit that little island off the coast of Portsmouth only to find the lads are off to sea. Finally in honor of our dear friend Mr. Bales we present James Bond in "Dr. No." Enjoy and happy Easter.

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As a new podcaster meaning less then a year it's hard to believe I've gained an audience this fast. One fan Dave has emailed me a lot first off to say that he's enjoyed all shows from number 1 to now. So why not celebrate his birthday? We start with "The Mysterious Affair At Styles," which we finish this week. Were you surprised at the murderer? Then we listen to "The Navy Lark," and finally finish "The Pickwick papers." We end with a teaser for next week's show which even though it's for Dave we hope the rest of you will enjoy as well. Enjoy.

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This week after our jaunt to Arizona we return for more Brunch action.. We begin with our mystery in which a murderer has been caught ... but is it Poirot's man? Then we revissit that little island off the coast of Portsmouth where the seamen have hatched up a skeme to get duty free smokes. Unfortunately it's during an inspection. Then we turn to Pickwick. Since he won't pay he's off to debtor's prison. This is a hard look at English debtor prison and one should be reminded that Dickens himself spent time in the Marshallsea while his father was paying off debt. Enjoy.

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If I seem rushed this week well we're leaving for Arizona and spring baseball in a few hours. Yes. Spring training and I still wanted to get a full show up. So here goes. You start off with part 3 of Mysterious Affair at Styles. Then we finish Dave Podmore and finally hear ep 6 of The Pickwick Papers. Enjoy.

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Yes it's tripple the p here at Brunch this week as we bring you more Poirot with part two of the Mysterious Affair At Styles. Then we return to Dave Podmore. A Russian billionaire wants to turn a cricket ground in to a supermarket. Finally we return to dear Mr. Pickwick and see how Christmas and a wedding come together. Don't forget to call us at 206-338-5879 or email us at brunch@london.com ... enjoy!

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Hercule Poirot is back at Brunch. But this time he's in his first mystery "The Mysterious Affair AT Styles." It starrs John Moffett. We then listen to the final episode of As Time Goes By entitled "Hollywood or Bust." We end then with The Pickwick Papers well we're halfway to its end. It's entitled "Proposals and Perambulations." A dual and a lawsuit plus Jingle and his servant tTrotter what will Pickwick run in to next? Questions comments? Email us at brunch@london.com or call us at 206-338-5829

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We at last come to the end of The Newly Discoverfed Casebook of Sherlock Holmes and yes Holmes and Watson are after a gas powered pornography ring. After that Pickwick's pursuit of Jingle gets hot ... but an attorney's letter and a summons to London makes marriage rather cold. And speaking of love Jean and Lionel will investigate living together ... at last. Don't forget to ring us up at 206-338-5829 and the email at brunch@london.com is always open. Enjoy.

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This week Mrs. Hudson helps Holmes and Watson solve a case involving a medium. One more case and we put Holmes and Watson away for a bit. After that Pickwick and the gang continue their adventures where we ask these questions. Just what is up with Rachel and Mr. Jingle? And is that really June Whitfield playing Rachel? We end as always with Jean and Lionel and yet another vissit from Aunt Penny. Don't forget to call us at 206-338-5879 with ideas and please enjoy the show.

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First off we'd love to hear from you so don't forget to call us at 206-338-5879. This week? The love of Holmes and Watson is demonstrated as they overthrow a plot to murder Quene Victoria. After that we debut The Pickwick Papers a classic BBC serial, followed by our favorite lovers Jean and Lionel with the episode "Your Place or Mine." Please enjoy.

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Just what was Bob dDylan's first trip to England like? You'll learn about it this week along with a case from the Newly Discovered Casebook of Sherlock HOlmes and Jean and Lionel ... in Paris. Don't forget to join us on facebook at the brunch with the Brits group. Full stereo. Enjoy.

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We conclude His Dark Matterials with The Amber Spyglass from January 18 2003. Will Lyra and Will find each other again? Afterwords we take a look at the next serialized drama and some commedy we'll be playing over the next few weeks. Full stereo. Remember you can call us at 206 338 5879. You can find Brunch on facebook now and become Matt Cox's friend as well. And if you just want to email email us at brunch@london.com

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So we return to His Dark Matterials with the second episode in the trillogy called "The Subtle Knife." Lyra meets Will from our world. Matt also gives his thoughts on his recent vissit to see Phantom at the Pantageous in Los Angeles, plus your voice mail and an email. Don't forget to call with your thoughts at 206 338 5879. Enjoy.

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This week we move away from our normal format to bring you the first of a three part trillogy called "His Dark Matterials." It's a series that was written by Philip Pullman and for those of you who remem ber the film "The Golden Compass," well .... this is it. It's called "Northern Lights," and was originally broadcast on Jan 4 2003 as "The Saturday Play." I don't want to say much more but if you like it or wanna chat about it the voice mail is open at 206-338-5879. Btw next week I'll be seeing Phantom Of The Opera on Opening night here at the Pantages in Hollywood so I'll say a little. Enjoy.

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This week The sSpy Who Came In From The Cold finally concludes with Episode 6. I think you'll understand why it was voted in the top 100 best spy novels. We then look at a show that's a BBC radio legend. It's "The Navy Lark," the first episode entitled "The Missing US Jeep." We end with Part 2 of "A Study in Scarlet," and pay close attention to next week's teaser. Finally ever wanted your voice heard on a podcast of this radio drama type? We did it we opened offices in Seattle and the Brunch voice mail is up Call 206-338-5879 Enjoy.

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We begin with the fifth installment of The Spy Who Came IN From The Cold. Lemus has been captured by the East Germans ... or has he? Then we look at the first episode of season 2 of "As Time Goes By." It's Called Book Promotion Time and is from January 18 1998. How does Lionel do with his new suit and new book and Alistair's actors? Then we look at Sherlock Holmes like we never have with "A Studdy In Scarlet." This was Conan Doyle's first HHHHolmes novel. Remember as you hear this they didn't know each other Full two hours stereo and some teasers and promos. Enjoy.

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