We chat to amazing guests about their personal relationship with The Beatles, and discover how their lives and work have been influenced by the greatest band of them all. Guests include Jon Ronson, Mae Martin, Elis James, Josh Widdicombe, John Robins, Matthew E White, Kevin Eldon, Shappi Khorsandi, Nish Kumar, Field Music and many more. Join our Patreon for ad-free, extended episodes and monthly bonus episodes: https://www.patreon.com/personalbeatles See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt ...
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The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, was a radio-TV comedy series which ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century comedy. Jack Benny (February 14, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois â December 26, 1974 in Beverly Hills, California), born Benjamin Kubelsky, was an American comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor. He was one of the biggest stars in classic American radio and was also a major television personalit ...
ANother new Big Show!
Howard McNear and Mary Jane Croft in The Kranesburg Matter!
Another Re-Creation of an episode that we have never brought to you before from the script that still exists thought the show doesn't. I hope you enjoy it plus the second episode in the 1951-1952 Phil Harris and Alice Faye season, and the Season Premiere of the 1941-1942 season with Mary telling the rose story to Johnny Carson.…
Jack and Phil from 75 years ago today!
Isaac Stern Boosts Jacks Morale
Time for Western Wednesday!
Our first new TV Tuesday watch on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YINa_9gk0_U&t
This week, Jack and Robin are joined by Alasdair MacLean of the band The Clientele. We discuss the impact Twist and Shout and Strawberry Fields had on Alasdair, slightly dodgy Beatles compilations including Beatles Ballads and the Rock n Roll Music albums of the 70s, the book, Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles, and a whopping controversial Beatles…
Two of my favorite actors, Howard McNear and Richard Crenna inThe Crystal Lake Cabin Matter!
We are missing Phil's episode this week, so I added Dennis Day's first show!
From Paris France with Tallulah Bankhead, Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, etc.
Fibber's new season!
Our re-creation of a long lost episode! 1st time we have ever presented it! Also Phil Harris and Alice Faye's season opener!
Jack Drives to Palm Springs
1st second season episodes from Longdon with Telulah Bankhead, Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Laurence Olivier, etc.
What a ton of great shows! With one we have never presented before!
The last of our Railroad hour Gordon MacRae Marathon!
Raymond Burr in Jack On Trial For Murder!
We enter a new post Meston era for Gunsmoke with the majority of new episodes written by Les Crutchfield like this one!
Jackie Gleason Show
There's no full episode this week, but in our absence, we thought we'd offer you a taste of our latest bonus episode with Jonno and Al Roberts from Sheeps, in which we discuss Paul McCartney's 1984 film, Give My Regards to Broad Street. If you like what you hear, you can sign up for bonus podcasts and extended episodes via our Patreon at patreon.co…
I've always really liked this one!
Gordon MacRae in Casey at the Bat and Springtime in Paris! Usually presented on my Judy Garland and Friends Podcast!
Orson speaks for the second time about blinded black war veteran Isaac Woodard, Jr in one of the most famous of all his commentaries!
Sounds like Fort Laramie may have Covid? Also this is John Meston's last regular script for Gunsmoke in his long run of writing the majority of the scripts for Gusmoke for the previous few years.
William Holden Frances Bergen Show
Virginia Gregg and Parley Baer in Jack Johnstone's The Sea Legs Matter!
Joe Wisbey of the superb Beatles Books podcast joins Jack and Robin to talk about the highlights of his collection of over 400 books about The Beatles. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We kick of Jack's new season with a Phil Harris Special hosted by my team of Jack Benny specialists and historians and collecting all the appearances (7) of Phil and his daughter on the Jack Benny show as well as his families appearance on Request Performance and closing out with his audition show for Fitch! First we bring you the Jack Benny season…
Last Fibber of the '45-'46 season.
To great female centric westerns today!
Marys May Company Reunion
Orson speaks about blinded black war veteran Isaac Woodard, Jr!
Bob Bailey in Les Crutchfield's The Open Town Matter!
Actor and Beatles super-fan, John Bradley joins Jack & Robin this week. John chats about Beatle fandom past and present, the love for the band on the set of Game of Thrones, and how the Paul is Dead rumours ignited his passion for the Fab Four. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
More Jack and Fred.
Some great character work in this one by writer Kathleen Hite!
Jeremy Pritchard of the band Everything Everything joins Jack and Robin this week to reveal his personal Beatles and take a deep dive into Paul's bass playing. We chat about what makes a McCartney bass lines special, the influences on Everything Everything's approach to songwriting, and Jeremy offers his 'controversial Beatles opinion'. Everything …
Ooh, Two episodes I may not have ever presented before? Maybe? I'm not sure!
Fibber and friends.
Newscaster Don Hollenbeck Takes Over For Orson This Week!
Two interesting episodes today about the darker side of humanity. One of my favorite Fort Laramie's with amazing guest actor the incredible John Dehner!
American academic, Christine Feldman-Barrett joins us this week to discuss her personal Beatles and her new book, A Women's History of the Beatles. Christine is a senior lecturer at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and chats to Jack and Robin about the how her love of the Beatles and her connections to Hamburg and the epicentre of grun…
Interesting one for sure!
Folk singer and songwriter Jim Moray pops in this weeks to chat about his personal Beatles. In a fascinating and rambling chat, Jim talks about the presence of Beatles songs in the folk cannon, the 'Sgt Pepper of folk', Bright Phoebus by The Watersons, and we take a deepish dive into the Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello demos from the 1980s. See a…
Friday fun with Fibber and the gang!
Parley Baer and Howard McNear star in both episodes today!