Podcast From The Past

23 EpisodesProduced by Postcard From The Past and Wardour Studios

In each episode of PODCAST FROM THE PAST, Tom Jackson - who curates the hugely popular twitter feed and book Postcard From The Past - welcomes to the studio two guests, each armed with old postcards they couldn’t bear to throw away. Together, in funny, human and sometimes moving conversations, they … read more

23 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

GRAINNE MAGUIRE & KIT DE WAAL - Your Problems Can't Find You In The Past

January 22nd, 2019

42:04

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and comedy write GRAINNE MAGUIRE (Question Time, What Has The News Ever Done For Me?) and novelist KIT DE WAAL (My Name Is Leon, The Trick To …

DAISY BUCHANAN & OWEN HATHERLEY - That Donkey's Grandchildren Are Dead

January 18th, 2019

42:35

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are journalist, agony aunt, author and podcaster DAISY BUCHANAN (How To Be A Grown-Up, You're Booked, The Sisterhood, Guardian, Telegraph) and journalist and …

DAVID QUANTICK & JO MIDDLETON - Watch Where You Sponge

January 9th, 2019

43:46

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are Emmy-winning writer DAVID QUANTICK (Go West, The Mule, The Thick Of It, Veep, The …

EMILY DUGAN & JULIAN BAGGINI - Subject To Sea Conditions & Hangovers

January 2nd, 2019

36:43

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are philosopher JULIAN BAGGINI (How The World Thinks, A Short History of Truth, The Edge of Reason, The Virtues of the Table) and journalist EMILY DUGAN, …

ALEX LOWE & MOLLIE GOODFELLOW - Tarting My Wares

December 26th, 2018

43:06

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actor and comedian ALEX LOWE (Clare in the Community, Phoenix Nights, Barry From Watford) and journalist and comedy writer MOLLIE GOODFELLOW (Guardian, …

JULIAN DUTTON & CORRIE CORFIELD - Such Good Company on Jumbo Jets

December 18th, 2018

52:35

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are actor and writer JULIAN DUTTON (Truly, Madly, Bletchley, The Big Impression, …

ROBIN INCE & LOIS PRYCE - I’m Sorry They Make So Much Sense

December 11th, 2018

43:28

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and author ROBIN INCE (Infinite Monkey Cage, I’m a Joke and So Are You) and traveller and travel writer LOIS PRYCE (Lois on the Loose, Red Tape …

Series 1 - The Multiview

October 9th, 2018

33:13

It's the end of Series 1, so we present a multiview, a series of views of the stories the guests have told, host Tom Jackson - all inspired by their …

Diane Atkinson & Clair Woodward - Is This Tiger An Existentialist?

September 29th, 2018

34:25

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are historian DIANE ATKINSON (Suffragettes in Pictures, Funny Girls, Love & Dirt, Elsie and Mairi Go to War, Rise Up, Women!) and arts & …

Petroc Trelawny & Richard King - The Through-Traffic Capital of East Anglia

September 20th, 2018

41:40

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are broadcaster PETROC TRELAWNY (BBC Radio 3 Breakfast, Leeds International Piano Competition Live) and music writer RICHARD KING (How Soon Is Now?, Original …

Andy Miller & Zoe Howe - I've Got A Haunted Postcard of Keith Moon

September 12th, 2018

43:38

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are writer and podcaster ANDY MILLER (Tilting At Windmills, The Year of Reading Dangerously) and music writer and drummer ZOE HOWE (Barbed Wire Kisses, …

Ruth Bratt & Lev Parikian - Turning Myself Into A Beast Of A Man

September 3rd, 2018

45:00

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comic actress RUTH BRATT (Showstopper, People Just Do Nothing) and conductor and author LEV PARIKIAN (Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?). In this …

Nick Heyward & Jenny Landreth - Surround Them With Drummers

August 27th, 2018

38:08

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are musician NICK HEYWARD (Haircut 100) and writer and cold-water swimming enthusiast …

Rachel Parris & Tiernan Douieb - Gillian Anderson Shaved My Back

August 17th, 2018

31:03

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedians RACHEL PARRIS (Mash Report) and TIERNAN DOUIEB (Partly Political …

Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris - You Wouldn't Want To Sit On It By Accident

August 10th, 2018

43:14

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedy writers JASON HAZELEY and JOEL MORRIS (Screenwipe, Bollocks To Alton Towers, …

Mark Watson & Timandra Harkness - By Now Your Examination Will Be Behind You

August 1st, 2018

35:26

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian and author MARK WATSON (The Knot, Hotel Alpha, The Place That Didn't Exist) and journalist and broadcaster TIMANDRA HARKNESS (Big Data). In this …

Viv Groskop & Eamonn Forde - I Don't Like Brighton

July 25th, 2018

32:48

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are comedian, writer and podcasting doyenne VIV GROSKOP (The Anna Karenina Fix) and music journalist and author of the forthcoming Selling The Pig: Terra …

Samira Ahmed & Peter Watts - A Fridge In A Cupboard

July 18th, 2018

35:09

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are broadcaster SAMIRA AHMED and journalist and author PETER WATTS. We discover a postcard bemoaning the life of a sports journalist at the World Cup, see …

Gary Kemp & Bibi Lynch - I Was In My Pyjamas

July 11th, 2018

29:19

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are Spandau Ballet guitarist and songwriter GARY KEMP and journalist BIBI LYNCH. We …

Samuel West & Sasha Dugdale - The Blue Hag of Chingford

July 3rd, 2018

28:15

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are Forward Prize-winning poet SASHA DUGDALE and actor SAMUEL WEST (Howards End, Mr Selfridge). We discover a postcard that inspired a poem, a city in four …

Mathew Horne & Sophie Scott – Touching the Monkey's Head

June 26th, 2018

34:25

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are neuroscientist and stand-up comedian PROFESSOR SOPHIE SCOTT and comic actor MATHEW HORNE (Gavin and Stacey, Horne and Corden, Teachers, Bad Education). …

Bonnie Greer & Andrew Male - The Case of the Smoking Moon Dandy

June 19th, 2018

32:31

Joining Tom Jackson to discuss the postcards from their pasts are cultural journalist ANDREW MALE (MOJO, Sight & Sound) and playwright, …

Podcast From The Past - Teaser Trailer

June 5th, 2018

1:15

In each episode of PODCAST FROM THE PAST, Tom Jackson - who curates the hugely popular twitter feed and book Postcard From The Past - welcomes to the …

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