Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #45

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More mayhem from the Left of Leftfield in which Mark’s inventions are Ludicrous Game Shows from foreign countries. Paul’s inventions are extreme endurance competitions. And Riddel Oh El tests their tiny brains and the audience’s patience.

Our Swell Oh Els this week is the brilliantly moving film Call Me By Your Name and the very funny TV series The Young Offenders.

Thanks, as ever, to our hosts Hebden Radio and you can contact us via twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #44

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Episode #44 in which Paul recounts his dad’s understanding of how banking works, Mark shares an awkward Maxine Peake anecdote. Paul has inventive excuses for speeding and Mark offers rubbish celebrity endorsements.

Our Swell Oh El this week is a joint one. The amazing film A Quiet Place Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio and you can contact us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #43

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In which Paul’s headlines ooze with double meanings, and Mark’s inventions stink with fetid genius. They chit chat, and chat chit. And giggle in the bits in-between.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are the fantastic Audible True Crime West Cork – the hilarious Onion Podcast A Very Fatal Murder and the British horror film Ghost Stories.

Thanks, as ever, to Hebden Radio and you can contact us through twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCarnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #42

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In which our catch up chat involves transatlantic mix-ups. Paul’s inventions are tales of revenge gone too far. Mark enters the realm of insane jewellery . And Paul is on the way to figuring out why the bands never say goodbye to him.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are the fantastic series Save Me written by/starring Lennie James and and Australia Indie film Sweet Country starring Sam Neil.

Thanks to our hosts Hebden Radio – and you can get us on twitter @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #41

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In which Mark feels the joy of solving Riddle Oh El and Paul feels the slump of being too thick to solve one. And there are some crazy reasons for going to prison.

Our Swell Oh Els this week were Channel Four Sit-Com Derry Girls and the wonderful crime writer Mick Herron

Thanks to Hebden Radio – you contact us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #40

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Welcome to the new show in which Mark has some very real and a couple made up political quotes. Paul talks of his drum teaching history. And Paul Paulusma calls in with a CD by his sister Polly.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are I, Tonya and Nils Frahm. You can contact us via twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock – and thanks, as ever, to Hebden Radio.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #39

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In which we tickle each other’s funny bones with some nonsense riddles. Paul’s inventions are improvised car-hacks. Mark has found some very weird university courses and we chuckle a lot as usual.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Netflix’s revamp of Queer Eye For The Straight Guy and a new podcast from Audible called The Dark Web.

Thanks to Hebden Radio and you can contact us through twitter Paul Coates & Mark Charnock or LeftOfLeftfield@gmail.com

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #38

In which Paul’s inventions are pet related, Mark brings a batch of international idioms and they both wrangle the hell out of some riddles. Also some chuntering about a piddly little 22 mile walk.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Oscar winning documentary Icarus and the hilariously unlistenable Stewart Lee & Capri-Batterie album Bristol Fashions

Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio. If you want to listen to the full show with all the songs it’s here on Mixcloud and you can follow us on twitter @MarkCharnock & @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #37

In which Mark sings his tiny boots off, Paul meanders back into the world of Pet Inventions and Mark hits a new low with Riddel Oh El.

Our Swell Oh Els this week are Slow Burn a podcast about Watergate and Why When Where How and Whom an Alan Partridge documentary.

Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio. And you can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #36

In which Mark has a camp echo, probably telling him not to be so grumpy in the post office. Paul has seen the future and it involves gourmet dry food. This week’s inventions come from actual metaphors in English exams and Mark’s love for Riddel Oh El is firmly stated.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Robicheaux by the evergreen James Lee Burke and the amazing Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri by Martin McDonagh.

Our thanks, as ever, go to everybody at Hebden Radio and you can contact us via twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #35

In which we bong the hell out of this crazy world. Mark has dietary inventions, and Paul’s are Ear, Nose & Throat related. A guest pops in to talk about Puddle Prevention and the music is downright kicking.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Robert Webb’s How Not To Be A Boy and the Mitchell & Webb series Back. Thanks, as ever to Hebden Radio. And you can get in touch through twitter @PaulCoates_ & @Mark Charnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #34

In which Paul teaches Mark how to take a moonshot and Mark keeps his riddling ire down to a bare minimum. Great tunes and laughs aplenty.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurly and Playdead’s Inside

Thanks, as ever, Hebden Radio and you can follow us on Twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #33 (Christmas Special)

Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Christmas. Hebden Radio asked us to do a bonus show on Christmas day and we were more than happy to oblige. Full of great festive songs and some truly awful riddles (puns). We share Christmas memories (some were Paul’s and some weren’t) but most of all we bring good cheer and best wishes.

Our Swell Oh Els today were Scott Frank’s Godless and the German time travel series Dark. Thanks to Hebden Radio, follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock and have yourselves a very merry winter festival – see you in 2018. We love you, bye!

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #32

In which we have our first guest on the show, a human equivalent of the interrupting cow. Inventions this week come from the world of fashion – coats and diets; though not combined.

Our Swell Oh Els are I.Q. by Joe Ide and David Fincher’s Mindhunter.

Contact us on @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock – a big end of year thanks to Hebden Radio.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #31

In which Paul gives a snapshot of living in Hebden Bridge, and Mark recalls seeing a man with an odd companion. We discover some weird museums, and laugh at some stupid life decisions.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are The Sinner a new series on Netflix and Stanley Tucci’s brilliant Final Portait. As ever, thanks to Hebden Radio and you can follow us on Twitter @MarkCharnock and @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #30

In which Mark comes up with a new song intro to inventions, and Paul overuses the word Boobies. Plus an exclusive on where Paul lost his virginity – Mark seems not to be telling. Music, Mayhem and Mucking around.

Our Swell Oh Els this week are Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Philip Pullman’s new book La Belle Sauvage. Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio. And you can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #29

In which Paul undermines Mark’s Swell Oh El and Mark considers breaking friends insisting they never never make friends. There’s also some silliness and songs.

Swell Oh El’s this week are The Weir and One Mississippi – thanks, as ever, to Hebden Radio – and you can follow us on twitter @MarkCharnock & @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #27

In which Mark bemoans being stuck in traffic, Paul brings some crazy situations to his invention round and the music kicks A$$.

Swell Oh Els this week are The City Of Amsterdam and the fabulous book The Impossible by Mark Illis. Thanks to Hebden Radio and you can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio SHow #26

In which Paul explains how you have to be right on to live in B Right On – Brighton. Get it…? And Mark tries to shut him up.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are The Zeitgeist Tapes Podcast and the TV series Ozark

As ever thanks to Hebden Radio (not Hebden Bridge Radio!) and you can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #25

In which we have an intellectual discussion of the song Cannonball by The Breeders versus Damien Rice. And we also welcome new listeners by demonstrating our lack of actual words.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are The Trip To Spain and Fargo Season 3 – as ever thanks to Hebden Radio and you can contact us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #24

“You don’t know. You weren’t there. You never went to, Nam!” Paul confesses to how this movie impression wasn’t always well received. Mark fails to keep his anger about Riddel Oh El in check, and we learn how many bands really got their names.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are I am Not A Serial Killer and Don Winslow’s The Force. Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio. Follow us on Twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #23

In which Mark wonders if serial killers can be considered celebrities, and would you invite them to open your supermarket? Paul goes back to the Darwin Awards for his inventions. And there’s a tiny on air spat about musical choices.

Our Swell Oh Els this week are Russel Brand’s XFM Podcast and Anziz Ansari’s wonderful tv series Master Of None. As ever a big thanks to Hebden Radio. Follow us @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #22

In which Mark walks hand in hand with the Riddler, and he doesn’t complain once (in fact he complains many times.) Paul has some LOL accessory inventions to marvel at. And together they ponder life’s unanswered questions – like how could Fergal Sharky go from Teenage Kicks to A Good Heart…?

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are The Essex Serpant and Jawbone – As ever, thanks to Hebden Radio. You can follow us on twitter @MarkCharnock_ @Paulcoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #21

In which Mark gets paranoid over his prep for this show being seen by tech support. Paul scours the Darwin Awards for his inventions. And Paul The Riddler infuriates his less talented student Mark.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are David Levien’s Frank Behr novels and I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore. Thanks to Hebden Radio and you can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #20

In which Paul shows he’s the riddle master, and Mark sulks that he isn’t. Mark’s inventions are Donald Trump based, and Paul’s are app based nonsense.

Our swell oh el’s this week are Don’t Breathe and Reply All – Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio and you can follow us on twitter @MarkCharnock_ & @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #19

In which Paul went to London to visit the Queen, and Mark recalls the time that he and Her Maj watched a pub explode. Mark’s inventions see famous roles that were offered to other actors first. And Paul introduces us to game of the moment Zen-Volt.

Our Swell Oh Els this week are The Beatles and Patriot. You can get in touch via twitter @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock_ and @Hebden_ Radio

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #18

The day after Paul walked 100 miles, he is dopey beyond belief. And two days before the General Election Mark and Paul hope without much heart (if only they’d known what was about to happen). This podcast is strong and stable, and funny too.

Mark’s Swell Oh El this week is The Keepers. You can follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock_ as ever thanks to @Hebden_Radio

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #17

Bing bong – bong bing – here’s our silly thing. With waffle about camping, unusual US college courses, our award winning (not yet) new feature Riddel Oh El and plenty of music to shake your booties to.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Mississippi Blood and Capital Of Culture Hull

Thanks to Hebden Radio, follow us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

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Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #16

In which we learn how to smuggle drugs through customs (or should that be how not to – cos they all got caught) and we introduce a new Feature – Riddel Oh El – which comes with its own theme tune; one that Mark definitely adores.

Our Swell Oh Els this week are Paul’s Mad 100m walk in 2 days and the less mad Paterson by Jim Jarmusch. As ever you can follow us on Twitter (where Paul will give occasional updates of his walk on the weekend of 28th/29th) @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock_ and a big thank you to Hebden Radio who have just moved to a lovely new studio.

Left Of Leftfield 100th Episode

So here it is, our 100th Episode. We drop the format and just chat. Hope you enjoy it, and we’ll see you at 101 (Radio Show #16)

If you want to listen to our back catalogue you can get them here Left Of Leftfield. Our Swell Oh Els this week are Phone-O-Phobia and Get Out.

Thanks as ever to Hebden Radio, and you can follow us on Twitter @MarkCharnock_ & @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #14

In which we bong some headlines, and discuss whether you can appreciate the art of an immoral person. Paul gives us some genuine reasons that people called 999 (and some made up) plus Mark offers football chants from around the country (and from within his head).

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Tony Gilroy and George Costigan’s debut novel The Single Soldier. Thanks, as always, to Hebden Radio and you can follow us on twitter @MarkCharnock_ & @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #13

In which we offer 10 commandments for the Church Of LOL. Mark’s inventions are unheard of diseases, and Paul brings some facts of a dubious nature. Music ranges from The Cure to Ruby Blue.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are John Grisham’s only non-fiction The Innocent Man and the best health service in the world; The NHS. As ever you can reach us through twitter, @PaulCoates_ or @MarkCharnock_ or through the fabulous Hebden Radio.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #12

In which we help a listener get away with parking on double yellow lines, Mark’s inventions are very weird adverts and Paul has some more unusual facts. We also discover the little known history of John Cougar Mellencamp’s various name changes.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Gregg Hurwitz’s The Nowhere Man & the brilliant Persian horror film Under The Shadow. You can get hold of us on twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock_ or via Hebden Radio.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #11

In which we make Bond Villains a little more LOL. Mark’s inventions are football excuse based, and Paul takes a trip around a modern kitchen for some bizarre creations. The music is on top form. And the chat is giggly as usual.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Manchester By The Sea and doing something for your local community. Thanks to Hebden Radio. And you can get in touch with us @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #10

In which we offer suggestions of who would play us in a film version of Left Of Leftfield – and who would direct. Mark uses outlandish insurance quotes as his invention round, and Paul stays in the familiar world of the weird. The music is bouncing and the headlines are bonging.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Hours written & directed by Eric Herisserer and HBO’s The Life and Times Of Tim. As ever thanks to Hebden Radio and you can contact us on @PaulCoates_  @MarkCharnock_ @Hebden_Radio

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #9

In which we tackle the problem of ever fading youth and offer suggestions that have more chance of working than many over the counter beauty products. Paul’s inventions are just plain silly, and Mark offers the opening lines of some very unusual (some might say not that good) books.

Our Swell Oh Els this week is the fabulous La La Land and the Denise Mina’s Paddy Meehan Series. Thanks to Hebden Radio – you can follow us all on @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock_ and @Hebden_Radio.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #8

In which we discover some new Laws in an LOL universe and Mark offers Pretentious Job Descriptions as his inventions round. Paul has foot related inventions, and it’s full of music that feet can’t help tapping along to.

Our Swell-Oh-Els this week are Alan Partridge: Nomad & Give Blood. You can contact us on twitter @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock_ & @Hebden_Radio

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #7 (Podcast)

In which Andrew Lloyd Webber may or may not have asked for our advice,  Mark does film title translations and Paul’s inventions are too silly to catch on – aren’t they?

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Alice Isn’t Dead & Martha Tilston – thanks to Hebden Radio for hosting us, and get in touch via @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock_ or @Hebden_Radio