Merry Britsmas
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

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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

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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 

Merry Britsmas Episode 5: Driving Home For Christmas

Merry Britsmas Episode 5: Driving Home For Christmas

December 15, 2019

In the 5th episode of Merry Britsmas, it's ACTUALLY DECEMBER! Hear my chat about 1991's Father Christmas, the war of xmas ads & Chris Rea driving home.

Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

Merry Britsmas Episode 4: Last Christmas

Merry Britsmas Episode 4: Last Christmas

November 24, 2019

In the 4th episode of Merry Britsmas, we are so damn close to Christmas, I can almost taste it! Actually, I literally can with some talk about Mince Pies! I also chat about some festive Wham and a modern comedy classic in Gavin and Stacey. 

Check out the official, amazing video for 'Last Christmas', as mentioned in the podcast, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8gmARGvPlI

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

Merry Britsmas Episode 3: Step Into Christmas

Merry Britsmas Episode 3: Step Into Christmas

October 26, 2019

In the 3rd episode of Merry Britsmas, I return with a ramble about my love for Elton John's 'Step Into Christmas', a review of the dark festive offering from Charlie Brooker in Black Mirror's 'White Christmas' and a bit of history about the odd and unusual tradition of British panto! 

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

 
 
Merry Britsmas Episode 2: Christmas Everyday

Merry Britsmas Episode 2: Christmas Everyday

December 21, 2018

In the 2nd episode of Merry Britsmas, I take a look at the Royal Christmas speech, a take on A Xmas Carol from Blackadder and Wizzard's 'I Wish It Could Be Xmas Everyday'!

Background Music: Wish by Kevin MacLeod

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