Merry Britsmas
Merry Britsmas Bonus Episode 2020: Best British Christmas Music 2020
Merry Britsmas Episode 13: A Wonderful Bean Christmas Time

Merry Britsmas Episode 13: A Wonderful Bean Christmas Time

December 20, 2020

In the second December episode of 2020, I review a classic British comedy character in Merry Christmas Mr Bean, explore the history behind the Christmas Cracker, and check out some interesting covers of Paul McCartney's 1979 festive hit 'Wonderful Christmastime'. 

BBC Report on Christmas Crackers

Podcast Recommendation: Advent Calendar House

Merry Britsmas Episode 12: Have Yourself a Royle Little Christmas

Merry Britsmas Episode 12: Have Yourself a Royle Little Christmas

December 13, 2020

In the first December episode, I look at some interesting British covers of the classic Have Yourself A Merry Little Xmas, look at some 2020 seasonal ads with some fellow festive podcasters, and explore the 2000 christmas episode of The Royle Family. 

Check out the adverts in the podcast below:

Tesco: https://youtu.be/8CfrpexaCwg

Sainsburys: https://youtu.be/GqtcpLywgRU

Lidl: https://youtu.be/2waeUenMzYY

Very: https://youtu.be/JR_ZVamR5YE

Walkers: https://youtu.be/eCpQ_DBiEpw

John Lewis:  https://youtu.be/x2sE2YuheK0

And check out the brilliant festive podcasts that my guests host: 

Christmas Clatter 

Seasons Eatings 

Christmas Time in the City 

Total Christmas Podcast

Santa by the Minute 

Cozy Christmas 

 

Merry Britsmas Episode 11: Do They Know It’s the Christmas Radio Times?

Merry Britsmas Episode 11: Do They Know It’s the Christmas Radio Times?

November 29, 2020

In the second of my November episodes, I explore and discuss the first festive Only Fools and Horses, the Xmas Radio Times, and the charity super smash Do They Know It's Xmas by Band Aid. 

 

 

Merry Britsmas Episode 10: Stop The Cavalry & Ross Kemp’s Scrooge!

Merry Britsmas Episode 10: Stop The Cavalry & Ross Kemp’s Scrooge!

November 13, 2020

In the first of our November episodes, we honour Remembrance Day by hearing all about Jona Lewie's Stop the Cavalry, discuss the wonderful stories of Raymond Briggs, and explore the surprisingly intriguing take on A Christmas Carol from ITV in  2000 starring Ross Kemp! 

Merry Britsmas Episode 9: Creepy Welsh Creatures & Christmas Devils

Merry Britsmas Episode 9: Creepy Welsh Creatures & Christmas Devils

October 19, 2020

In this episode as we get spooky for October with a strange Welsh New Year creature, a Devil of Christmas from Inside No 9, and the most horrifying festive songs in British history: the comedy christmas novelty hit! 

 

 

Merry Britsmas Episode 8: Lonely This Christmas

Merry Britsmas Episode 8: Lonely This Christmas

September 17, 2020

In this episode as we dive into the Ber months, I discuss a sad glam song, the horror of banning Christmas, and a Jewish comedy christmas celebration! I also recommend some other audio festivity for your ears and reveal the results of the World Cup of Dr Who Xmas Episodes!

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

Lonely This Xmas on TOTP

Merry Britsmas Episode 7: A British Silent Night

Merry Britsmas Episode 7: A British Silent Night

August 18, 2020

Our August episode brings a new website, a new logo and a World Cup of Dr Who Christmas Episodes that you can vote for on Twitter! Oh and I talk about festive Him & Her, the wonderful world of Xmas Markets, and explore some British versions of Silent Night! 

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

Merry Britsmas Episode 6: A Timey Wimey Christmas

Merry Britsmas Episode 6: A Timey Wimey Christmas

July 17, 2020

In the 6th episode of Merry Britsmas, for Christmas in July, get ready to learn something about Christmas in the Tudor era, listen to a non-Christmassy Christmas song from a bunch of Scousers (Liverpool-citizens for non Brits!), & the first modern timey-wimey Xmas with Dr Who! 

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

The Power of Love cover

Merry Britsmas Episode 5.5: Christmas Music 2019

Merry Britsmas Episode 5.5: Christmas Music 2019

December 22, 2019

Here is a mini episode of Merry Britsmas just before the big day! Check out some of my favourite songs by British artists from 2019 including the likes of Will Young, Mabel, Honey Hahs and Feet.

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod 

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