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In this exclusive podcast series, hear from the cream of Ebury Publishing's comedy writers, including Tony Hawks, Rhona Cameron, Mark Thomas and many more...
 
In this exclusive podcast series, hear from the cream of Ebury Publishing's comedy writers, including Tony Hawks, Rhona Cameron, Mark Thomas and many more...
 
In this exclusive podcast series, hear from the cream of Ebury Publishing's comedy writers, including Tony Hawks, Rhona Cameron, Mark Thomas and many more...
 
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This week we introduce some new segments and Cody interviews Boston University Professor of classical Greek studies, Dr. Carl P Ruck. In our opening segment Epics N' Entheogens, Cody explores evidence of plant and fungal based medicines and intoxicants through prehistory. Following that is a short primer on the Eleusinian Mysteries to help prep ...…
 
Alex gets some answers.Derek says age is limiting.Rai has an epic poem for us.This week, the trio look at Robert Frost's poem The Road Less Travelled and ask some meaningful questions around choice, direction and following the crowd.This episode is brought to you by Ebury publishing, and inspired by Originals: How Non-Conformists Change The Wor ...…
 
Alex can’t figure it out.Rai doesn’t want them to go.Derek says it’s his best play. This week the trio discuss the nature of being the first mover. Can we ever truly be originals?Do we usually do things that other people do just to make it better?Is imitation really a form of flattery? Find out this week on @MostlyLit! Book: The Originals: How ...…
 
Estée is a blogger, author and founder of a very successful YouTube channel with over a million subscribers. I enjoy watching her channel for her series FemTalk where she discusses stuff from periods, to sex, to how to stand up for yourself but I also follow her for her beauty expertise. (I’m obsessed with face masks.)Estée has worked with a hu ...…
 
Alice Olins and Phanella Mayall Fine are the driving force behind Step Up Club; the platform championing the success of career women and have now published a book with Ebury called Step Up, full of practical advice for stepping it up in your career.Alice Olins spent a decade at The Times as its Senior Fashion Writer, then Marie Claire’s Fashion ...…
 
"It's the drug war that's corrupted society" Neil Woods Our guest today is Neil Woods… Neil is a former undercover drugs operative, and reached the rank of Detective Sergeant. He is now is part of the @UKleap team, working towards drug law reform. His Memoir ‘Good Cop Bad War: My Undercover Life Inside Britains Biggest Drug Gangs’ was published ...…
 
Libby Purves meets Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman; writer Rex Pickett; writer and academic Bella Merlin and performer Natalie James.Bella Merlin is an actor, writer, and professor of acting and directing at the University of California, Riverside. In her book, Facing the Fear, she draws on her own and other actors' personal experiences to addre ...…
 
Libby Purves meets Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman; writer Rex Pickett; writer and academic Bella Merlin and performer Natalie James.Bella Merlin is an actor, writer, and professor of acting and directing at the University of California, Riverside. In her book, Facing the Fear, she draws on her own and other actors' personal experiences to addre ...…
 
Libby Purves meets Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman; writer Rex Pickett; writer and academic Bella Merlin and performer Natalie James.Bella Merlin is an actor, writer, and professor of acting and directing at the University of California, Riverside. In her book, Facing the Fear, she draws on her own and other actors' personal experiences to addre ...…
 
The poet Lemn Sissay meets naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham; singer and songwriter Ralph McTell; actor and director Ian Ogilvy and paleoanthropologist and stand-up comedian Ella Al-Shamahi.Ian Ogilvy is an actor who is best known for playing Simon Templar in the 1970s TV series The Return of the Saint. He has also appeared in Upstairs D ...…
 
The poet Lemn Sissay meets naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham; singer and songwriter Ralph McTell; actor and director Ian Ogilvy and paleoanthropologist and stand-up comedian Ella Al-Shamahi.Ian Ogilvy is an actor who is best known for playing Simon Templar in the 1970s TV series The Return of the Saint. He has also appeared in Upstairs D ...…
 
The poet Lemn Sissay meets naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham; singer and songwriter Ralph McTell; actor and director Ian Ogilvy and paleoanthropologist and stand-up comedian Ella Al-Shamahi.Ian Ogilvy is an actor who is best known for playing Simon Templar in the 1970s TV series The Return of the Saint. He has also appeared in Upstairs D ...…
 
Sara Cywinski is Senior Commissioner of Comedy, Humour & Gift Books at eBury Random House (the worlds largest publisher). She's previously written books including Kate:Style Princess and been an "ideas generator" for books at John Blake Publishing. She's been at eBury for nearly 3 years and enjoys combining her love for social media with discov ...…
 
Sara Cywinski is Senior Commissioner of Comedy, Humour & Gift Books at eBury Random House (the worlds largest publisher). She's previously written books including Kate:Style Princess and been an "ideas generator" for books at John Blake Publishing. She's been at eBury for nearly 3 years and enjoys combining her love for social media with discov ...…
 
Simon Webbe is currently playing the part of the Big Bad Wolf in the Three Little Pigs but is perhaps best known for being a quarter of the boy band Blue. Simon made his theatre debut in Sister Act at the London Palladium and has also been a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. Simon tells Kate Silverton and Richard Coles about learning discipl ...…
 
Simon Webbe is currently playing the part of the Big Bad Wolf in the Three Little Pigs but is perhaps best known for being a quarter of the boy band Blue. Simon made his theatre debut in Sister Act at the London Palladium and has also been a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. Simon tells Kate Silverton and Richard Coles about learning discipl ...…
 
Simon Webbe is currently playing the part of the Big Bad Wolf in the Three Little Pigs but is perhaps best known for being a quarter of the boy band Blue. Simon made his theatre debut in Sister Act at the London Palladium and has also been a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. Simon tells Kate Silverton and Richard Coles about learning discipl ...…
 
Libby Purves meets trumpeter Alison Balsom; Louise Cordingly, daugther of a POW chaplain in Singapore; comedian Paul Merton and cartogragher Jethro Lennox.Alison Balsom is a solo trumpeter. Three-time Classical Brit award winner and Gramophone Artist of the Year, her big break came when she was a concerto finalist in the BBC Young Musician comp ...…
 
Libby Purves meets trumpeter Alison Balsom; Louise Cordingly, daugther of a POW chaplain in Singapore; comedian Paul Merton and cartogragher Jethro Lennox.Alison Balsom is a solo trumpeter. Three-time Classical Brit award winner and Gramophone Artist of the Year, her big break came when she was a concerto finalist in the BBC Young Musician comp ...…
 
Libby Purves meets trumpeter Alison Balsom; Louise Cordingly, daugther of a POW chaplain in Singapore; comedian Paul Merton and cartogragher Jethro Lennox.Alison Balsom is a solo trumpeter. Three-time Classical Brit award winner and Gramophone Artist of the Year, her big break came when she was a concerto finalist in the BBC Young Musician comp ...…
 
Libby Purves meets circus performers Alain and Antoine Carabinier; former police officer James Bannon; pianist James Rhodes and fashion designer Zandra Rhodes.Father and son Alain and Antoine Carabinier are members of Cirque Alfonse, a Canadian company which was formed in Quebec. They are performing at London's Southbank Centre in their show, T ...…
 
Libby Purves meets circus performers Alain and Antoine Carabinier; former police officer James Bannon; pianist James Rhodes and fashion designer Zandra Rhodes.Father and son Alain and Antoine Carabinier are members of Cirque Alfonse, a Canadian company which was formed in Quebec. They are performing at London's Southbank Centre in their show, T ...…
 
Libby Purves meets circus performers Alain and Antoine Carabinier; former police officer James Bannon; pianist James Rhodes and fashion designer Zandra Rhodes.Father and son Alain and Antoine Carabinier are members of Cirque Alfonse, a Canadian company which was formed in Quebec. They are performing at London's Southbank Centre in their show, T ...…
 
Libby Purves meets cook and entrepreneur Levi Roots; Edwin Apps, actor and writer; Lydia Corbett, artist and former muse of Picasso and Don Ward, co-founder of the Comedy Store.Levi Roots is a cook, entrepreneur and musician. Born in Jamaica, he developed his signature sauce from his kitchen in Brixton, south London, selling it out of a bag on ...…
 
Libby Purves meets cook and entrepreneur Levi Roots; Edwin Apps, actor and writer; Lydia Corbett, artist and former muse of Picasso and Don Ward, co-founder of the Comedy Store.Levi Roots is a cook, entrepreneur and musician. Born in Jamaica, he developed his signature sauce from his kitchen in Brixton, south London, selling it out of a bag on ...…
 
Libby Purves meets cook and entrepreneur Levi Roots; Edwin Apps, actor and writer; Lydia Corbett, artist and former muse of Picasso and Don Ward, co-founder of the Comedy Store.Levi Roots is a cook, entrepreneur and musician. Born in Jamaica, he developed his signature sauce from his kitchen in Brixton, south London, selling it out of a bag on ...…
 
Andy Torbet spent ten years in the British forces as a paratrooper, diver and bomb disposal officer before turning his hand to television. He co-presents the BBC Two series Operation Iceberg in which a team of adventurers and scientists travel to the Arctic to chart the life cycle of icebergs. The former Prime Minister, Sir John Major, uses his ...…
 
Andy Torbet spent ten years in the British forces as a paratrooper, diver and bomb disposal officer before turning his hand to television. He co-presents the BBC Two series Operation Iceberg in which a team of adventurers and scientists travel to the Arctic to chart the life cycle of icebergs. The former Prime Minister, Sir John Major, uses his ...…
 
Andy Torbet spent ten years in the British forces as a paratrooper, diver and bomb disposal officer before turning his hand to television. He co-presents the BBC Two series Operation Iceberg in which a team of adventurers and scientists travel to the Arctic to chart the life cycle of icebergs. The former Prime Minister, Sir John Major, uses his ...…
 
Hardeep Singh Kohli meets social historian Dr Pamela Cox, Pam Ayres, John Taylor of Duran Duran and comedian Sean Hughes.Social historian Dr Pamela Cox presents a new three part series, Servants - The True Story of Life Below Stairs, which uncovers the reality of servants' lives from the Victorian era through to the Second World War. Pam hersel ...…
 
Hardeep Singh Kohli meets social historian Dr Pamela Cox, Pam Ayres, John Taylor of Duran Duran and comedian Sean Hughes.Social historian Dr Pamela Cox presents a new three part series, Servants - The True Story of Life Below Stairs, which uncovers the reality of servants' lives from the Victorian era through to the Second World War. Pam hersel ...…
 
Hardeep Singh Kohli meets social historian Dr Pamela Cox, Pam Ayres, John Taylor of Duran Duran and comedian Sean Hughes.Social historian Dr Pamela Cox presents a new three part series, Servants - The True Story of Life Below Stairs, which uncovers the reality of servants' lives from the Victorian era through to the Second World War. Pam hersel ...…
 
Polar explorer Felicity Aston is the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone. The 1744km, 59-day journey was completed in January 2012. She will be speaking about this journey for the Transglobe Expedition Trust event Here, There & Everywhere at the Royal Geographical Society on September 10th.Musician and activist Billy Bragg celebrates the ...…
 
Polar explorer Felicity Aston is the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone. The 1744km, 59-day journey was completed in January 2012. She will be speaking about this journey for the Transglobe Expedition Trust event Here, There & Everywhere at the Royal Geographical Society on September 10th.Musician and activist Billy Bragg celebrates the ...…
 
Polar explorer Felicity Aston is the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone. The 1744km, 59-day journey was completed in January 2012. She will be speaking about this journey for the Transglobe Expedition Trust event Here, There & Everywhere at the Royal Geographical Society on September 10th.Musician and activist Billy Bragg celebrates the ...…
 
Libby Purves meets actor Jack Lowden; Bobby Teale, a former associate of The Kray twins; Bernard Lynch, an openly gay Roman Catholic priest and sculptor Sophie Dickens.Actor Jack Lowden plays athlete and devout Scottish Christian Eric Liddell in the new stage production of the film 'Chariots of Fire' directed by Edward Hall. The play tells the ...…
 
Libby Purves meets actor Jack Lowden; Bobby Teale, a former associate of The Kray twins; Bernard Lynch, an openly gay Roman Catholic priest and sculptor Sophie Dickens.Actor Jack Lowden plays athlete and devout Scottish Christian Eric Liddell in the new stage production of the film 'Chariots of Fire' directed by Edward Hall. The play tells the ...…
 
Libby Purves meets actor Jack Lowden; Bobby Teale, a former associate of The Kray twins; Bernard Lynch, an openly gay Roman Catholic priest and sculptor Sophie Dickens.Actor Jack Lowden plays athlete and devout Scottish Christian Eric Liddell in the new stage production of the film 'Chariots of Fire' directed by Edward Hall. The play tells the ...…
 
Libby Purves is joined by Timothy and Shane Spall; theatre director Barrie Rutter; biologist Juliane Koepcke, who survived a plane crash in the Peruvian jungle when she was 17, and musician and writer Grant Gordon.After spending a summer on the Thames, Shane and actor husband Timothy Spall headed out to sea on their Dutch barge Matilda, with on ...…
 
Libby Purves is joined by Timothy and Shane Spall; theatre director Barrie Rutter; biologist Juliane Koepcke, who survived a plane crash in the Peruvian jungle when she was 17, and musician and writer Grant Gordon.After spending a summer on the Thames, Shane and actor husband Timothy Spall headed out to sea on their Dutch barge Matilda, with on ...…
 
Libby Purves is joined by Timothy and Shane Spall; theatre director Barrie Rutter; biologist Juliane Koepcke, who survived a plane crash in the Peruvian jungle when she was 17, and musician and writer Grant Gordon.After spending a summer on the Thames, Shane and actor husband Timothy Spall headed out to sea on their Dutch barge Matilda, with on ...…
 
Libby Purves is joined by former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard; singer and songwriter Gilbert O'Sullivan; actor and dancer Adam Cooper and scenographer Pamela Howard.Gilbert O'Sullivan is a three time Ivor Novello-winning singer and songwriter responsible for the hits 'Alone Again (Naturally)' and the UK No.1s 'Clair' and 'Get Down'. This year he is ...…
 
Libby Purves is joined by former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard; singer and songwriter Gilbert O'Sullivan; actor and dancer Adam Cooper and scenographer Pamela Howard.Gilbert O'Sullivan is a three time Ivor Novello-winning singer and songwriter responsible for the hits 'Alone Again (Naturally)' and the UK No.1s 'Clair' and 'Get Down'. This year he is ...…
 
Libby Purves is joined by former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard; singer and songwriter Gilbert O'Sullivan; actor and dancer Adam Cooper and scenographer Pamela Howard.Gilbert O'Sullivan is a three time Ivor Novello-winning singer and songwriter responsible for the hits 'Alone Again (Naturally)' and the UK No.1s 'Clair' and 'Get Down'. This year he is ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Hot and SteamySubtitle: Ann Summers Short Story 17Author: Ann SummersNarrator: Ann SummersFormat: UnabridgedLength: 27 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-02-08Publisher: Random House AudioBooksRatings: 3 of 5 out of 17 votesGenres: Erotica & Sexual ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Surprise PackageSubtitle: Ann Summers Short Story 18Author: Ann SummersNarrator: Ann SummersFormat: UnabridgedLength: 25 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-02-08Publisher: Random House AudiobooksRatings: 2.5 of 5 out of 9 votesGenres: Erotica & Sex ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Coming TogetherSubtitle: Ann Summers Short Story 19Author: Ann SummersNarrator: Ann SummersFormat: UnabridgedLength: 34 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-02-08Publisher: Random House AudioBooksRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 13 votesGenres: Erotica & Sex ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Phone SexSubtitle: Ann Summers Short Story 20Author: Ann SummersNarrator: Ann SummersFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-02-08Publisher: Random House AudioBooksRatings: 2.5 of 5 out of 9 votesGenres: Erotica & Sexuality, ...…
 
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