Welcome to the new show, in which Paul gives you an insight into what it would be like to have him come round for dinner. He then goes back to the world of Baby Inventions. Mark’s Midel Oh El involves candlelight and dancing; and he asks “By whom am I being seduced?”
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are – A documentary series on Netflix called Losers The Oscar winning documentary Free Solo And the magnificent Fleabag
Mark ponders how to switch off to Britain’s current political climate. And Paul wonders if we’re hit peak podcasting. Mark’s inventions are badly translated movie titles and our Middel Oh El this week is “Can you guess the next line to this poor pop song lyric…?”
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are David Mithcell’s fabulous Slade House and two fantastic truly one-off films that are must sees – Chang-Dong Lee’s Burning and Ali Abassi’s Border.
Mark confesses to an embarrassing incident which demonstrates his awful sense of direction. Paul’s inventions include ad campaigns that either backfired or simply didn’t work. Mark bravely brings contemporary dance and mime to an audio medium.
In which we decide to stop breaking into Hebden Radio. Mark’s inventions are U.S. based methods of bringing people to Church or Church to the people. And Paul brings Emmerdale Obama Llama to the party.
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Vice the new Adam Mckay film about Dick Cheney. Plus James Lee Burke’s brilliant new Robicheaux novel New Iberia Blues – plus quiet mentions for John Connolly’s biography of Stan Laurel called He as well as George Pelecanos The Night Gardener.
In which Paul theoretically picks a penalty kick taker when his life is on the line, and Mark misjudges a handy man. Paul tells of the world’s worst assassination attempts and Mark gives some sobering facts about the world in these troubled times.
Our swell Oh Els this week are Oscar Winner Roma by Alfonso Cuaron and the amazing Netflix documentary Fyre about the failed festival. Also from Netflix The Ted Bundy Tapes.
Welcome to the ‘no longer’ radio show, full of made up songs. A show in which Paul tells of a lunatic behind his car with a flashing strobe light on his dashboard, and Mark talks about renewing his internet/cable package – should be straightforward, right…?
Welcome to our first (No Radio) show. We’ve gone back to being a podcast. Check us out every other Monday, starting today. Sadly Hebden Radio is no more. Three years of bringing you brilliant tunes, working with the fabulous Dave Moses, we regret to say that the station has closed their doors and turned off the lights. It’s been a blast. Thank you Hebden Radio.
Left Of Leftfield Radio Show is dead — long live Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show.
It’s the same format, except we throw to (No) songs. Totally made up band names with very silly song titles. They’re only available in our minds. Hope you enjoy.
Apologies for the delay in this podcast. There have been some surprising changes which we’ll tell you about next pod – in the meantime, enjoy the very belated release of our Christmas episode. Who doesn’t love sleigh bells near the end of January?
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Welcome to show #57 in which Mark offers some very bizarre items that have been insured, Paul plays recordings of sounds from his house in the middle of the night and Mark recalls being on stage despite not being in the play.
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Today’s show includes some very odd hobbies, trying to pitch reality TV shows based on some very dodgy country & western songs, and some choice banter about getting old and struggling without deadlines.
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Berlin as a fantastic place to visit and the brilliant books by Sally Rooney.
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This week’s podcast; Paul’s inventions are from Hipster Central, and Mark introduces Top Tumps as his game for Middle Oh El. We ramble about cinemas, broken water pipes and houses being invaded by school girls.
Our Swell Oh Els this week are TV show of the year Better Call Saul and Spike Lee’s immense BlacKKKlansman
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Paul’s inventions are from Japan, and Mark offers some very strange death rituals. Mark shows off his pitching skills to a fictitious producer. And Paul tries to make Mark feel a bit more hopeful about the world.
Our Swell Oh Els this week are two podcast from documentary maker Payne Lindsay – Atlanta Monster & Up and Vanished. Also the brilliant new HBO series Succession from the brilliant mind of Jesse Armstrong.
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This show Paul takes a flight of the mind to Japan for his inventions, and Mark goes to tinder (for research only) to bring the worst chat up lines they have. The songs are kicking, and our new feature Middel Oh El combines musical pieces and the Tory Party
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are two books from Paul the fantastic There There by Tommy Orange and Rachel Kushner’s masterpiece The Mars Room – Mark was blown away by the documentary The Jinx by HBO and shown on Netflix.
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It’s our big 50th episode. Me & Mark take you through the past five decades, 70’s 80’s 90’s 00’s and 10’s – and we tell you what we were watching, reading, listening to. The things that shaped us into the people we are today.
Episode 49, in which Paul sashays across the dance floor in our new feature Middel Oh El. Mark’s asks Paul to guess which MP expenses claim he made up versus which were real and Paul talks about a near wild riot in Manchester.
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Show #46 in which Mark amazes everybody with the witt and wisdom of President Bush (The Younger) and Paul’s inventions are as bonkers as ever. Mark would like fans who pass Paul in the street to shout ‘Tell Mark we said thanks.’
Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Channel 4’s Genderquake and Xavier Legrand’s fantastically tense film Custody.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.