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Brunch With The Brits 12 This was a fun serial for me. Hosted on Friday, August 01, 2008

We begin with Dan Dare Pilot of The Future. Campy? You bet. I mean come on Dan Dare is a hero from the fifties. British? I mean gang Dan and Digby are chattin about biscuits and tea while exploring Venus. bBut it's fun and I hope for the next four installments you let Dan in to your hearts. They've done no more Dan Dare since. After Dan Dare we'll listen to episode 2 of As Time Goes By. Jean and Lionel go on a "date," of sorts. Then Fred Bertelsen plays the first episode of "In The Valley of Fear." This is an Arthur Conan Doyle novel and I warn you.

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Brunch With The Brits 11 Hosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

We conclude the Warden this week. After that Fred introduces us to Dixon of Dock Green. Dock Green is a fictional English village and Dixon is the beat cop. After that we listen to the end of the Bing Crosby Trail and i hope you enjoy this. Enjoy

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Brunch With The Brits 10 Hosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

In this episode we begin with Anthony Trollope's The Warden. This will be the first of two parts and tells the story of a kindly warden of a hospital and what happens when church and state collide. We then debut "As Time Goes By where you are first introduced to Jean and Lionel two lovers who fell in love long ago and are meeting again. After this Fred winds up with the Bing Crosby Trail

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Brunch With The Brits 9 Saturday Night Theater was a Radio 4 classic. Hosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

And tonight's Brunch was no exception as we presented a whol hour and a half play. Remember the shot that killed Harry Lime? If you liked old time radio you do. This week we present "The Third Man," starring Ian Henri as Harry Lime and Rollo Martins being played by Philip Marlowe himself Ed Bishop or back then Edward Bishop. For those of you who don't know it's okay as "The Third Man," is what started it all. It spawned a ten episode BBC series back in the fifties after its release as a movie. It starred Joseph Cotton and Orson Wells.

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Brunch With The Brits 8 Hosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

In this episode Inspector West concludes but we begin with Remember Munich. Munich rfefers to a plane crash which killed eight Manchester United players. Harry Greg remembers his friends for BBC Northern Ireland. Inspector West winds up and Fred introduces us to Rumpole a charming barrister. And after that? Well it's time for a leisurely stroll along the Bing Crosby trail. Enjoy

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Brunch With The Brits 7 In this episode a new comedy is debuted plus a lecture and we return to our two great serials. Hosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Fir starters Matt presents the Mark Steel Lecture. Mark Steel is a frequent commentator on BBC Radio and a columnist in the Independent. In his first historical lecture he discusses Oliver Cromwell and then we revissit Chief Inspector West. After that we present The Klithrow Kid. Jimjy Klithrow was a sitcom from the 1950s and he enjoyed success as an adult playng an eleven year old. We then end with more great Bing Crosby music. Btw note the sound changes are getting better. Enjoy. Matt and Fred

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Brunch With The Brits 6 Hi it's Wednesday July 30 and as it's my day off I'm uploading more past episodes. Hosted on Wednesday, July 30, 2008

I'll be working on the new episode later today and remember after this one we're off for a week so time to hopefuly finish the past episodes. In this episode Matt begins with a new comedy Dial M For Pizza the first episode entitled Eureka. This is pure out of the blue sketch comedy ala Monte Python picture the goons gone eighties. It's from 88 so as weired as this sounds it's an oldie but a goody. Then it's back to Cief Inspector West At Home and just what is the Whistler up to? Roger's been reinstated at Scotland Yarsd but that bein said he's not out of the woods yet.

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Brunch With The Brits 5 Due to the passin of Matt's dad it's a short summary. Hosted on Sunday, July 27, 2008

Matt was in Cambria that week for the funeral. So he played the first episode of Why Bother and we continued Inspector west at Home. then Fred played Daunt and Dervish. ejoy. Clifferd Cox 1937 to 2008. Go Red Sox for Cliff though I'm a diehard Angels fan. Enjoy

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Brunch With The Brits 4 Why would you think you were listening to episode 3? Hosted on Sunday, July 27, 2008

Well Matt stuck with Jeeves. I don't know maybe because I love P G Woodhouse. Here's the Jeeves ep for this week. It's called Honoria Glossop and again Bertie avoids love. Then it's back to our Inspector West serial. In Fred's hour we meet Father Brown a GK Chesterton creation and revissit Frank Muir in a special called "The World According to Frank Muir." Enjoy.

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Brunch With The Brits 3 Hosted on Sunday, July 27, 2008

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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