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Brunch With The Brits 48 Hosted on Friday, December 26, 2008

As we begin our final podcast of 2008
I'd like to thank all the friends of the show. New old everyone. You're who make this show a pleasure to create every week. This week you'll hear plenty of Heather playing Crash in the background plus episode 4 of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold we take another look at Dave Podmore and take an early look at a young commedian named John Klese. Enjoy and happy New Year. Also check out http://www.themortis.com

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Brunch With The Brits 47 Hosted on Wednesday, December 17, 2008

It's early because well Cousin Tia's getting married and that's where I'll be Friday and I got a haircut scheduled for the morrow. Yay. Okay so what's on tap this week? Well after we hear part 3 of The SpyWho Came in From The Cold we listen to that Dickens classic first published in 1843. Enjoy and Merry Christmas Uncle Scrooge oops sorry

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Brunch With The Brits 46 Hosted on Thursday, December 11, 2008

In this episode we begin with episode 2 of The Spy Who Came IN From The Cold. After that we listen to Charles Dickens The Haunted Man And The Ghost's Bargain. The book was first published in 1848. It's a lot like Doctor Faustus. Then the show goes to the Goons. It's their verssion of A Christmas Carrol and if you like it let me know. Enjoy

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Brunch With The Brits 45 Hosted on Friday, December 05, 2008

First off welcome to the holiday season. If you've nothing better to do this weekend and want to listen to some good live old time radio vissit http://www.radiooutofthepast.org for the third annual Christmas aka holiday marathon. Okay free plug over let's talk about this week. I finally got on Tower Of Terror and I've been meaning to talk about it at wttm and what with work being the usual postThanksgiving busy I thought I"d just say this. What the heck was I afraid of? I loved it. This week I start our Brunch with a bit of serial.

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Brunch With The Brits 44 We listen to Radio 3's parade's end from May 18 2003. Hosted on Saturday, November 22, 2008

This is the second part of our wWorld War I perspective. It's just a bit under three hours this week so if it takes you longer then a day to listen don't worry. It took me three. This is known as Madox Ford's best work. Enjoy. And happy Thanksgiving

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Brunch With The Brits 43 Memorial to Fred Bertelsen Hosted on Friday, November 21, 2008

This week we try three things. First a memorial to Fred my dear friend and co host who died last MOnday of cancer. You will be dearly missed and I hope that I flying solo can do the show half as well. Because we have a schedule we honour it and after a long intro from me we listen to part 5 of Whose Body from Jan 27 1974. Just who is the murderer? After that it's time for our two part salute to World War I. This week the German perspective with All Quiet On The Western Front from November 9 2008. Program in stereo with a warning. Due to language may not be appropriate for children.

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Brunch With The Brits 42 Lots to finish this week. Hosted on Friday, November 14, 2008

First off no word on Fred and we're starting to plan that he may not be back. Be on the lookout of Brunch voice mail coming soon. Got a question about the show? Tell me about it. You can also email me at brunch@london.com Now on with the show. We finish "Why Bother," thisweek. Sir Arthur tells us about his adiction to drugs. As it's Peter Cook please practice parental guidance. Then it's off to 1923 and episodes 3 and 4 of Whose Body. Actually these were broadcast in 1974 and feature Ian Carmichael as Peter Wimsey and Peter Jones as Bunter.

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Brunch With The Brits 41 Hosted on Friday, November 07, 2008

With Fred in the hospital gravely ill this is my chance to go solo and yet while I'm flying solo I miss Fred. But fear not. Before Fred got to sick he left me a lesson plan for his hour. So here goes. We begin with Why Bother and hear about Arthur's experiences as a prisoner of war. After that we set sai with Jack Aubrey with HMS Surprise. The Surprise arrives in India where Steven's past is revissited. Finally we meet Lord Peter Whimsay with Whose Body which was first published in 1923. The serial was first produced in late 1973 and 1974 and starrs Ian Carmichael as lord peter.

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Brunch With The Brits 40 Hosted on Sunday, November 02, 2008

We begin this week with that chilling tale of WW Jacobs "The Monkey's Paw," written by WW Jacobs and presented by Christopher Lee as the last of his "Fireside Tales, from December 30 2004. After that we turn our thoughts to Fred who will play the final episode of "The Hound Of The Baskervilles," from June 28 1998. After that we proceed to the story none of you guessed. I go in to full detail in the program but I'll give this much away. Just go to http://www.amazon.com and look under the author Patrick O'brien.

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Brunch With The Brits 39 As I get ready to publish this our first episode in glorious stereo sound. Hosted on Saturday, October 25, 2008

Let me give you a word of warning. First use both ear buds for the best sound or a stereo or car stereo. But you're gonna want both speakers especially next week. Second ... this morning I got an email from our Chair Bob Acosta over at http://www.radiooutofthepast.org. Our dear friend and co host's health is taking a sharp decline sharper then planned so he has a doctor's apointment MOnday to just see what's going on. Full details to start the show but if you go right in to the drama and not listen to my intro then please pray for Fred.

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