Episode 8 – The Vinyl Examination

In which we discuss the rise and fall and rise of vinyl, or records, as we used to call them. Can you stand all that snap, crackle and pop? Are CDs and streams “better”? What is good sound? Is vinyl really “analogue”? Buying records without a...

Episode 007 – The James Bond Special

In which we explore the world of James Bond, from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig and all points in between. Who has played James Bond more than anyone else? The answer may surprise you. Are the best Bond villains called Chris? Who is the best James Bond, and the best...

Episode 6 – The Beatles Get Back Special

In which we talk about The Beatles Get Back documentary, wax lyrical about our favourite moments (Billy Preston, Mal Evans, Maureen Starkey and more!), and give a bit of context to it with a chat about how the Fab Four came to be in that situation, and what happened...

Episode 5 – Character Actors and Abandoned Books

In Culture Catch Up this episode: the songs of Scottish singer/songwriter Jackie Leven, a tip for the Christmas number one (it’s not Adele), recommendations for The Dig, and TV series Ted Lasso and Criminal: UK, plus a brief review of American Dirt, by Janine...