Brunch With The Brits

Couple house keeping notes here. First we're on next week but not on August 8 or 9 depending on when you download. But Fred Bertelsen is going to be at the first ever http://www.radiooutofthepast.org convention in Chicago. So if you're going to be in Chicago or in the Chicago area and you want to actually meet Fred and why wouldn't you he'd love to meet you. Just email us at brunch @london.com and let Fred know you'll be there. As for me ... well I'd love to be at that convention but family comes first and it's our anual camping trip. So I'll be in Kernville that's just past Bakersfield in the awesome Kern River Valley. Just think rafting my butiful wife our friends plenty of Lake Isabela blonde campfires marshmallows and candy bars and you all know what that means. Oh and a few camp songs as well. anyway this week I'll conclude Cesar with the life of Caligula. He's not the monster you're expecting if you've seen the movie but you'll understnad more. The Saint is a cheritcter about whom you know if you've listened to the old time radio version starring Vincent Price. Warning this ain't Vincent Price. Enjoy and I'll have more during the week. Please stay tuned because I'll bring more past episodes to the feed. As you all know now we're on itunes and I'm already seeing a difference so welcome everyone welcome pour yourselves a good cup of tea and enjoy.

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Matt continues "Inspector West At Home," and first plays the second Jeeves episode with the story "Pearls Mean Tears." fred meanwhile introduces us to two beloved panel shows. "My Word," and My Music." Both had a wonderful history on a'American Public radio. Enjoy

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This is whre it all began Originally broadcast Jan 122008 Matt wasn't with us as he was attending his grandmother's funeral back in Kansas. The show opens with what was then live chat. You'll hear Bob Acosta the chair of Radio Out of the past. In matt's hour we listen to Daunt and Dervish. It's the first episode in that series. Daunt and Dervish are old friends who worked for MI during thewar. Now the war is over and these two ladies have opened a detective agency. Fred introduces us to a French detective Maigret. Please enjoy.

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Sorry if you accidentally got ep 1 again. This episode will introduce us to Jeeves with "The inimitable Jeeves," and the first story from that 1925 book. We then introduce you to Chief Inspector West in part 1 of our first serial. In Fred's hour ask yourself Is Christopher Marlowe also a super spy? And then we'll look at a real mystery featuring Kit Marlowe. Check out the show on Jan 20 it's more polished and Matt's not even back from Kansas yet. Watch it'll all go wild next week.

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In the second play of Cesar entitled "The Arena," from July 27 2003 we look at Augustus. Augustus was Cesar's adopted nephew and one power hungry man. We look at his life as he is an old man watching games in the Roman Arena. After we finish that Fred reintroduces us to Lionel and Jean. They've gotten toether now and realize the love from 38 years ago is still very much there so what's going to happen now? AFter that it's pannel show time as we listen to "My Music." Enjoy and remember on the week of August 8 we're off. Matt and Fred Coment by sending us a note to brunch@london.com

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This week we begin Brunch with Cesar the first of three plays looking at "The Lives Of The Cesars," by Suetonius. The play runs a little under an hour and does contain strong language. AFter that Fred introduces us to Inspector Mccleavy of Edinburgh and we have our fifteen minute musical. Any questions or suggestions can be sent to brunch@london.com Enjoy everyone.

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On this week's episode Matt begins with part one of a documentary on Wolfman Jack. We hope you enjoy "In Search of the Wolf." We then return to BBC radio 4 from May 2006 and the Tragedies from episode 1 of The reduced Shakespeare Company. What's American about that you ask? You'll have to listen and find out. We then finish In Search of the Wolf. Sorry didn't have a date on it as my torent guy didn't know but it was narrated by Nick Berclaugh for Radio 4. Fred then presents in its entireity "The Big sSleep," by Raymond Chandler." This is the first novel featuring Philip Marlowe and stars Ed bBishop in tas that great Private Eye. All dramas come from Matt Cox and Fred Bertelsen's personal collections and are copyright by the BBC.

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