Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #52

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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.

Contact us via twitter @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock or via Hebden Radio – tow home we owe so much.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #51

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Welcome to the Leftest field in which Mark brings sayings from around the world and Paul unsettles his co-presenter with a slightly sinister game ‘Oh Marky’

Our Swell Oh Els this week are the inimitable Paul Heaton and the Gothic Crime Charlie Parker series by John Connolly.

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

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #50

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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.

Thanks to Hebden Radio for putting up with us for fifty shows. You can get in touch via twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #49

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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.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are Malcom Gladwell’s brilliant podcast Revisionist History & the fantastic thriller from S J Bolton The Craftsman.

You can get in touch via twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock thanks go to Hebden Radio for letting us do this 49 times – the next is our big 50th.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #48

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Welcome to the new feature; Middel Oh El – cos it’s in the middle, innit? We’ve also got dark inventions from Mark, and machine gun impressions from both of us.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are the fantastic documentary The Staircase & a brilliant app for reading screenplays on your phone – Weekend Read.

As ever thanks to Hebden Radio. And you can contact us on twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #47

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Following some vocal warm ups, we have the usual mix of inventions, riddles and great music. A bit of padding leads to a surprising story in which Mark met the Messiah – or did he?

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are -The brilliant UK chiller Beast starring Johnny Flynn and Jessie Buckley plus The inimitable Bill Hader’s assassin based comedy Barry.

Thanks, as always, to Hebden Radio – and you can contact us via twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #46

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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.

Thanks, as ever, to Hebden Radio – and you can contact us via twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

 

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.