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Brunch At Bedtime continues with more from Cassidy and Seamus.

Direct download: babt22.mp3
Category:books -- posted at: 1:48pm PST

This week it's th the third installment of The Nightrunners of Bengal we also have more from I'm Sorry I'll Red That Again and Florence Nightengale in Sceptred Isle.

Direct download: 374.mp3
Category:BBC -- posted at: 1:35pm PST

We continue John L Carre's definitely unique an interesting book on love emotion feelings language.  Enjoy and as always thanks to John Lingard for his work.  Word f warning this contains language not suitable for readers.

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Category:books -- posted at: 3:02pm PST

This week a shortened Brunch if you're a Radio Prune fan a double dose next week.  We willhave Sceptred Isle and Masters India please enjoy.

Direct download: 373.mp3
Category:BBC,otr -- posted at: 10:32pm PST

Special thanks to John Lingard for his work

Direct download: babt2020.mp3
Category:novels,books -- posted at: 7:16pm PST

This week Masters India continues with The Night Runners of Bengal.  We also continue I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and learn about the great exhibition in This Sceptred Isle.

Direct download: 372.mp3
Category:otr,drama,commedy -- posted at: 6:55pm PST

Just who is the naïve and sentimental lover?  Warning this episode contains sceens of sexual content.  Enjoy

Direct download: babt2019.mp3
Category:novel,book -- posted at: 1:39pm PST

We can't call it seasonal as it's the middle of February.  Once a year we get together over Skype with John Lingard our regular correspondent from England.  Usually you know John as our reader currently of Naïve and Sentimental Lover.  However every so often it's nice to get a look at news you normally don't hear on BBC.  We'll wrap up the Lincoln Christmas market wax poetically about John's travels in Americaa last April and look forward to the year ahead.  There's humor fun and genuine comradeship.  Pleaase enjoy btw regular programing continues next week.

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Category:interviews -- posted at: 7:20pm PST

As always thanks to John Lingard for this work.  Enjoy

Direct download: babt2018.mp3
Category:books -- posted at: 6:49pm PST

This week we finish John Masters The Decevers and we ask the question what if Swan Lake were a BBC sports event?  Enjoy

Direct download: 370.mp3
Category:otr,bbc -- posted at: 6:45pm PST

This week we begin series 2 of I'm Sorry I'll Reaad That Again.  It's been a while since the Cambridge crew have been together and it's a nice form of sketch comedy.  We then continue with Sceptred Isle.  JWe meet Disraeli and then it's back to India.  David Hardhinge says it's a good yarn and it's reaching its climax.  A word of warning brief sexual content in this episode may want to keep kids away.  Please enjoy.

Direct download: 369.mp3
Category:otr,bBC,India,drama -- posted at: 6:20pm PST

Thanks to John Lingard for his work on this book.  Enjoy

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Category:books,novels,John,Lecarre -- posted at: 7:00pm PST

This week we continue The Naïve And Sentimental Lover special thanks to John Lingard for his reading.

Direct download: babt2016.mp3
Category:books,novels,John,Lecarre -- posted at: 5:19pm PST

This week we say farewell to Navy Lark for the present.  Then we leaaarn about the corn laws during Young Victoria's reign.  We also continue the saga Master's India and The Decievers Part 3 The Godess of destruction.  Enjoy

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Category:BBC,drama,commedy,otr -- posted at: 5:14pm PST

What's wrong with Cassidy and Sandra really?  You'll find out this week you think and I still wonder if seamus will meet Cassidy in Paris

Direct download: babt15.mp3
Category:novels,books -- posted at: 7:06pm PST

This week we continue Masters India but first we're back on bord a Patarneyland destroyer in the Navy Lark and learn all about Prince Albert of Victoria and Albert

Direct download: 367.mp3
Category:otr,bbc -- posted at: 3:41pm PST

Reaad by John Lingard enjoy

Direct download: babt14.mp3
Category:books,novels, -- posted at: 3:57pm PST

This week we begin John Masggters "India," a saga that explores Anglo Indian history from 1825 through 1946 under the auspices of one military family.  This gripping first series called "The Decievers," stars Davidd Callings.  You'll also hear Navy Lark and learn about the Opium War and the Afghan War in Sceptred Isle.  Enjoy

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Category:otr,drama,commedy -- posted at: 3:52pm PST

As always thanks to john Lingard as we continue the life of Aldo Cassidy in The Naïve and Sentimental Lover

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Category:novel,book,Lecarre -- posted at: 9:22pm PST

This week we listen o Ibsen's Brand to start our year with a nice long play.  We also have Navy Lark and Sceptred Isle.  Enjoy

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Category:otr,bbdc -- posted at: 9:17pm PST

So the novel continues casidy continues waiting and John gets some wonderful reading done.  Thanks so much John for your hard work.

Direct download: babt12.mp3
Category:novels,books -- posted at: 7:25pm PST

this week we'll listen to the Mutual Radio Theater.  While it's not recorded in London an all star caast will explain what truly happened to old Scrooge.  Vincent Price hosts.  We also have Navy Lark and Dave Bales faavorte documentary on British history.  We're gonna learn about Victoria not the secret ... or the station but the Queen

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Category:otr,bbc -- posted at: 7:14pm PST

As always thanks to John Lingard for his hard work and enjoy this chapter as we delver deeper in to the life of one Aldo Cassidy

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Category:novels,audiobooks -- posted at: 7:11pm PST

In the British tradition of course on this cold Christmas night we pause for some ghost stories nd some of Uncle John's home made whiskey punch made of course by the county counselman of Tooting.  Enjoy

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Category:otr -- posted at: 7:05pm PST

Thanks to John Lingard for reading this work.  Much shorter this week and next however the mind of Aldo is always complex.

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Category:audiobook,novel -- posted at: 6:34pm PST

We'll actually start with The Navy Lark in which the crew of Troutbridge go on a chopper ride and will Robin find his Lillian Gish Calendar?  Hmm enjoy

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Category:radio dram -- posted at: 6:29pm PST

Was Aldo in Fantassyland those first seven chapters?  Chapter 9 gives you a good hard look at his home life his children his thoughts.  and ... his father.  Enjoy thanks to John Lingard for his hard work

Direct download: babt209.mp3
Category:books -- posted at: 2:36pm PST

And it's not Joan Blackett however enjoy first a bit of Navy Lark as we thank Julie Anne for getting us Admiral Pertwy's Fleet.  Enjoy

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Category:otr,books -- posted at: 2:11pm PST

Thanks again for John Lingard's tireless work on this project

Direct download: babt8.mp3
Category:novel -- posted at: 6:57pm PST

Singapore ... just before the Japanese occupation.  Look at one of the most unique trade centers of the world just before occupation.  You'll find out why the host has taken sucn an interest and enjoy Mike Walker's skillful direction.  Enjoy

Direct download: 260.mp3
Category:drama -- posted at: 6:52pm PST

Only 31 more to go gang and I hope you're enjoying this.  Special thanks to John Lingard for his work.

Direct download: babt207.mp3
Category:books,authors,novels -- posted at: 2:51pm PST

David Bles always likes it when we have a good long brunch ... well dave this one's for you.  If you miss the days of brunches so unstructured yet structured this one is for you.  We'll begin with a Navy Lark redo as we listen again to The Povey's Move House from 8/1/65 thanks Julie Anne for this.  We'll then conclude the Viking Way and conclude eaarthsearch.  So sit back and relax.  Next week a good old fashioned war drama.

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Category:otr,drama,commedy -- posted at: 2:45pm PST

John Lingard continues his reading of this fine little known work of the renowned espionage specialist.  Enjoy

Direct download: babt6.mp3
Category:novels,books,authors -- posted at: 6:31pm PST

This week we continue Navy Lark and you hear what happens when Capt Povey is ill.  We then begin a new series called The Viking Way in which we'll learn about the Norse invaders of Britain and we'll conclude with Earthsearch and New Blood find out what happens when the Challenger's crew are given meat for the first time.

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Category:otr,sccifi,commedy -- posted at: 5:42pm PST

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

Direct download: babt205.mp3
Category:books,authors -- posted at: 3:02pm PST

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.

Direct download: 357.mp3
Category:otr -- posted at: 2:50pm PST

This is a reissue of an episode we thought lost thanks Ashley for bringing this to our attention.


Thanks to Ashley in NZ for letting us know this was missing it's back and on the right date.

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Category:otr -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

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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Category:radio drama otr -- posted at: 2:22pm PST

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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Category:books -- posted at: 2:13pm PST

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 brunchwiththebrits@gmail.com follow the group on facebook and follow Matt cox on twitter at twitter.com/bwtbrits

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Category:otr, faudiobooks -- posted at: 7:43pm PST

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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Category:otr -- posted at: 7:44pm PST

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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Category:otr -- posted at: 4:34pm PST

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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Category:otr -- posted at: 9:15pm PST

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 www.brunchwiththebrits.com

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Category:radio drama -- posted at: 8:30pm PST

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

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Category:otr -- posted at: 4:39pm PST

This week we continue leaarning about the Chartwells as we hear 19 20 and 21of Gallsworthy's on going series of novels.  We finish ... next weekEnjoy and remember to join the group at facebook and follow us at twitter at bwtbrits

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Category:otr -- posted at: 3:14pm PST

And so our favorite family continues but it is winding down please enjoy.  A word of warning.  One sceen contains language and suggestive dialogue that may not be appropriate for all. 

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Category:otr -- posted at: 6:49pm PST

This week have we got a treat for you three Forsyte episodes back to back.  Enjoy them.

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Category:otr -- posted at: 5:21pm PST

This week Fleur truly knows she's a snob ... or is she?  Yes just another week or in this case a number of months with your favorite family.

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Category:otr -- posted at: 3:33pm PST

Plus learn where Matt's been these last three weeks.  Enjoy.  Many thanks to John Lingard for heading our way to @nmx for giving us such a good time and enjoy this JForsyte episode.

Direct download: 342.mp3
Category:radio drama -- posted at: 5:11pm PST

This week one episode of Forsyte and some final reminders of NAB will you be there?  Get in touch and let us know.  Also be at NMX to hear Matt Cox Fred Castaneda and John Lingard at different times.  Enjoy.

Direct download: 341.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:56pm PST

Hey it's Easter.  Ok the reality is the brunch team has been on the road for work purposes and is prepping for the NaAB convention in jjVegas April 12 through 17 if you see myself or PDM or John stop us say hi and get a small reward.  We mean it NMX we've got tea for you.  Tea is while supplies last.  See you in the exhibit hall.

Direct download: 340.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37pm PST

This week we ask a question.  Did Soams get a divorce?  As we journey further in to the early Edwardian period with the Forsytes we also have a Hancock fable of sorts and we learn about bobbies.  Plus stuff's about to change at the bWTB studios enjoy.

Direct download: 339.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:02pm PST

First off who is Andre?  You'll learn as we finally dig in to series 2 of Hancock.  The lad is off to help Sid James set up his holiday camp and even though Moira is absent I think you'll like Andrea and Bill as always and of course loveable Tony.  Wondering about the delay in this show?  wWatch facebook and be listening for a special show featuring myself and Producer Director Maria.  Enjoy

Direct download: 338.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm PST

If you knew what we've been through and most of you will ... soon you'll understand the delay.  Never mind the projects at work which also have been keeping me busy.  Anyhow enjoy this long expected treat.

Direct download: 337.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm PST

This week we hope you will reaally take the time to answer one question.  Do you like Soams Forsyte?  Is he a man to be pittied and hated?  We also have Sceptred Isle as we look at Lord Liverpool and the transition from George III to George IV enjoy.

Direct download: 336.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:11pm PST

This week Sceptred Isle returns with the death of george III plus more from your new favorite family.  Remember it's a long sweeping story and you may want a re look at episode 1 last week.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:56pm PST

This week we concentrate on the Forsight's take the time to get to know them and welcome to Season 8

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm PST

As we close out 2014,  I thought it'd be kind of fun to introduce or re introduce you to my love of early science fiction.  So we look at Verne's Journey To The Center of the Earth.  It's a wonderful story and well dramatized from december 9 of 1995.  Enjoy

Direct download: 333.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:56pm PST

However don't let the title fool you as we delve deep in to archives to bring you an exciting version of "A Christmas Carol," with Ralph Richardson as narrator and Scrooge.  It's basically Sir Ralph and a few cast members given some lines and when you listen to mid sixties BBC drama you note the differences.  Gone is the enhanced sound so they used the literature.  Enjoy.  We'll also start the show by remembering the amazing Christmas of the Trenches of 1914 and we conclude with another ghost story the Shepherd.  On behalf of Maria and Sophie the Dog I'd like to wish you all the happiest of Christmasses and we'll conclude Season 7 next week with a drama of epic proportion.  Enjoy

Direct download: 332.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm PST

How many of you have been home for the holidays ... and not told your parents the whole truth about your well being?  This week two selections which explore just that.  We first look at Christmas Decorations a short story and conclude with The Holly And The Ivy starring Stephen Murray from September 11 1971.  Finally the host will talk about his first Christmas home froom college.  You will enjoy this episode imensely.  Remember to email the show at brunchwiththebrits@gmail.com tweat us @bwtbrits and follow us on facebook.

Direct download: 331.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:36pm PST

If you've been a listener to this podcast you know how much we look forward to our yearly chat with audio drama actor radio presenter and now recently retired John Lingard from Lincolnshire in the United Kingdom.  John has read us books presented original programs on the history of British broadcasting and come up with lots of filler and intro matterial for this humble podcast.  So it's a pleasure at this time of holidaay reflection to welcome him back.  This time skype worked.  So well in fact we're considering more pannel discussions.  We hope you enjoy our conversation as we tackle the privatization of trains Black Friday, is pub life changing?  Does Prince George have playmates?  and the excitement of the upcoming National Association of broadcasters convention in Vegas plus New Media Expo.  Thanks again John for your work in this project.  We'll conclude with some genuine laughter as only Jerome K Jerome can dish it out with After Supper Ghost stories.  A good long brunch so why not fill a glass of your favvorite beverage and join us.

Direct download: 330.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm PST

This week we conclude the Cesar trillogy with An Empire Without End.  There is a bit of historicaal liberty taken here but it does add to the story and I think you'll enjoy it.  Please enjoy also as we conclude the Roman Way.  The seasonal interview will be next week.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:46pm PST

We'll first look at Romans and how they played then it's back to the cesars.  jEnjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm PST

I begin this description by writing that when this show first started these were some of the first plays in my collection.  So I'm excited to present series 3 of Caesar.  Go back to ep 25 for series 1 if you'd like.  Anyhow this play discusses Victoria and Postumus of Gaul and the third century crissis Galinus had in defending and keeping control of Rome.  British actors make great Romans.  Enjoy.

Direct download: 327.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:34pm PST

In The Polish Soldier a man comes to terms with his vanished childhood while we begin to look agt Britain's first conquerors the Romans.  Please enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:25pm PST

This week you're really going to hear the host explain why he's sick of Disney's Frozen as he invites you to acompany him on a real winter journey.  Plus we'll conclude Fifty Years of Heart and Soul.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:08pm PST

We sadly conclude Dad's Army this week but we also have our look at Mo town and those who are no longer with us and we conclude with The Ghost on the Moor enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:34pm PST

This week we continue our Play's the Thing series with "Our Lady of Sligo," by Sebastian Barrie.  It's a story of a womn dying reliving her past and the cruel pain of cancer. We also have Dad's Army in Is ther Honey Left for Tea in which Godfrey may lose his cottage to an airfield and we continue our look at Hitsville USA with a look at the ladies of Motown.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:46pm PST

We apologize in advancce for the length of the podcast but hope you will enjoy Major Barbara, one of Bernard Shaw's finest pieces of satire.  We'll start with Dad's Army and the Two and a Half Feathers continue with Fifty Years of Heart and Soul by learning about the Funk Brothers and conclude with Major Barbara from the Peter Hall Co enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:01pm PST

This week we'll continue Dad's Army with The Captain's Car.  A French General is vissiting Warmington and the platoons have a bit of a motor mix up.  We then go back to Motor City and learn about Mo Town's writers in the second episode of Fifty Years of Heart and Soul.  We conclude with Out of the Daark a play about the poet Edward Thomas who died during the first world war.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:42pm PST

This week in Warmington there's a turkey dinner for pensioners, plus we begin the documentary Hitsville USA Fifty Yeaars of Heaart and Soul the story of Mo Town.  Our feaatured play is The Queen's Reggtreat.  When a gilted school teacher goes to Cornwall to recover in a friends' cottage she reaalizes there really is more to life.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm PST

This week all hay breaks loose in a country house as we listen to Noel Coard's Hay Feever.  We also continue studying the war of 1812 and in Warmington On Sea a Nazi pilot is trapped in a clock tower.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:12pm PST

As scotland prepares to vote tommorow the host begins this week with a heart felt message.  We then hear Dad's Army and listen to The Cricket Match from July 1976 learn about the War of 1812 in Sceptred Isle, that is we start to learn about it however the American matter is skipped until next week.  Our feature this week is No Man's Land.  This play does contain explicit dialect.  It stars Michael Hordern and Dirk Bogard and it's from 1992.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm PST

At 19 years old Lee leaaves his comfortable home in the Cotswolds bound for adventure.  As this is our second play in our new series I dedicate this to our friend and listener Roger Bromitch in Australia.  We also got Roger's email and are looking in to his request.  Also this week we'll discuss the Peninsular War and hear about a Jumbo sized problem in Warmington On Sea.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:16pm PST

After The King Must Die we here at the studio have decided to spend a few weeks dvoted to those plays we never seem to play enough of.  Those one acts the BBC is so famous for.  So after we've seen how the vicar does as a home guardsman in The Recruit and hear about the Ministry of talents in sceptred isle we'll travel in our minds to Sussex georgeous Sussex and listen to The Secret Summer of Daniel Lions.  Tom a young Methodist is drawn to movies when a movie set comes to his vvillage at the turn of the twentieth century.  It's a gret cast and we think you'll enjoy it.  Speaking of plays ... what are some of your favorites?  Would you like to co host a play?  It must be at most an hour and a half at least fifteen to thirty minutes.  Yes the bBC did have fifteen minuters.  Email me at brunchwiththebrits@gmail.com or and producerdirectormaria@gmail.com if the play is more then 90 minutes we'll probably run it between commedy series.  Enjoy Remember we're on facebook and twitter at bwtbrits

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:55pm PST

It's a new format while Matt works on projects at the office meantime the vicar has joined the home guard.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

You're going to hear hints of a new format this week on bwtb more in 315 but in the meantime enjoy the conclussion of the Man in the Brown Suit.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:05pm PST

As we've been busy hob nobbing with friends at Disneyland making new friends and catcching up with old I thought it necesarry to conclude The King Must Die.  It's an awesome conclussion.  We'll also continue The Man in the Brown Suit which we will conclude next week.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:07pm PST

This week as I'am at frinds of the magic ... if you're at Disneyland look for Maria and I serving tea literally we'll be just showing King Must Die for one episode.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm PST

This week we continue the Man in the Brown Suit we learn about a prime minister in exile and Theseus meets his Amazonian love.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:56pm PST

This week more from King Must Die.  We also continue Dad's Army and The Man In the Brown Suit plus a lengthy discussion of the Battle of Cophenhagen.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:52pm PST

This week we'll begin with Episode 2 of the Man in The Brown Suit completeing Chapter 6 and stopping in Chapter 11.  We'll then have two episodes of Dad's Army, in The Big Gun a naval gun is donated to the Home Guard and in teh Big Parade the home guard unit tries to find a mascot to march in the big parade.  We'll discuss the Irish rebellions of 1801 in This Sceptred Isle and continue with The King must Die.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:37pm PST

Yes we begin another bed time series with Agatha Christie's The Man in the Brown Suit bringing us ever closer to that next Poirot dramatization.  We also have two episodes of Dad's Army and we conclude with what David Hartinge calls "brilliant."  The King must Die.  Enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm PST

We'll also have one episode of Sceptred Isle but enjoy this kingly catch up.  Strong language and brief suggestive dialogue

Direct download: 307.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:22pm PST

Matt has been working on a long project from work.  Here are four dad's army episodes from Series 3 catching us up with that series.  King Must Die fans you get yours next episode. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:15pm PST

Yes sometimes work gets in the way of these fine shows.  So on Sunday June 29 Matt sat down and recorded some shows..  In this one we'll conclude PG Woodhouse's Smith In The City.  King Must Die fans will look for 307 enjoy

Direct download: 305.mp3
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This week it's more from Dad's Army Sceptred Isle The King Must Die and Smith In The City.  We start with Smith in the City move in to Dad's army leaarn about the beginnings of the French Revolution and continue the King mMust Die.  Enjoy

Direct download: 304.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:07pm PST

This week we begin the story of Theseus as never told before.  It's Part one of an eleven part epic called The King must Die.  We also return to Warmington On Sea for an hour of Dad's Army and continue our reading of Smith In The City.  We also discuss the French Revolution and Tom Paine's Rights of Man.  Enjoy

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This week we continue Smith In The City plus we'll begin to learn of the Madness of King George.  Our feature of course is the Long Goodbye a Philip Marlow novel writeen by raymond Chandler dramatized by Bill Morrison and starring Ed Bishop.  Enjoy

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:45pm PST

So there I was relaxing this morning coffee on one hand bagel on the other bloody Mary Somewhere between the twain and going through brunch and no wonder 301 is so short.  You're missing Smith In The City Part 1.  Here it is and please enjoy read by Jonathan Cecil.  Again the spirit of Lingard is with us in the voice of Smith.  Enjoy this then go back and listen to 301 His Last Bow.  You'll be glad you did.

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However for those of you who can't get enough of Smith fear not as we'll begin Smith In The City.  It's not John Lingard but Jonathan Cecil this time.  It's almost as if the two are walking in one shadow.  Also we'll look at the Irish victims of the American Revolution.  Enjoy.

Direct download: 301.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm PST

No emotions no frills just good old brunchy fun as we listen to an awesome Navy Lark and the best Sherlock Holmes in the Bert Cools collection.  Enjoye

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This week Matt talks about his trip to Westfest and his meeting with Michelle from disneydreamgirls.com no worries Maria was there as well.  But we do have a show a full show in fact as we listen to three more episodes of Navy Lark, follow that up with a look at Yorktown and finish off with Sherlock Holmes and Mike and Smith.  Enjoy.

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The last time we did this was way back on 210.  Well this time we have the meg space and I thought I'd give you a bonus episode of some feedback in which daavid Hartinge and Rudy Lowing's questions are answered a question is posed to you the listeners and we'll listen to chapter 22 of Mike and P Smith ... mainly concerning shoes.  Enjoy.

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This week while Matt and Maria are at Westfest enjoy a full brunch including Sherlock Holmes in the Adventure of The Dying Detective three full episodes of Navy Lark plus we continue our look at the American Revolution and give you four more chapters of Mike and P Smith.  Mr. Downy is on the scent.  Enjoy.

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As it's the time of yeaar when we think also of ham, brisket and yes ... candy ... here's some brunch.  Only an hour of Navy Lark as we continue Seaason 6 then it's a look at the declaration of Independence plus one of the best Sherlock Holmes cases ever.  We'll conclude as alwys with Mike and P Smith enjoy.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

We're returning to This Sceptred Isle this week as we begin to examine The American War of Independence from a British point of view.  We'll also look at some Us history courtessy of Stan Freeberg.  But we also have an hour of Navy Lark and four chapters of Mike and P sSmith.  Our featured drama features Holmes nd watson dealing with a mysterious lodger.  Enjoy.

Direct download: 295.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:30pm PST

I certainly hope you're enjoying thge long brunches as much as Maria and I are.  The microphone is sounding better each recording session and we welcome suggestions on its improvements.  Now on to this week.  This week we stawrt as uusual with Navy Lark and three episodes.  It's Four five and six from Season 6 and we hope Mr. Philips is doing better with Heather ... stay tuned.  Then it's off to Baker Street and The Adventure of The Cardboard Box.  We'll end with chapters 5 through 8 of Mike and P Smith read by our dear friend John Lingard.  Enjoy.

Direct download: 294.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05pm PST