Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show #07

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

Thanks for listening. You can contact us at LeftOfLeftfield@gmail.com or via twitter @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show #06

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.

You can get in touch with us via Twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock or by email LeftOfLeftfield@gmail.com

Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) show #5

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.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are The Border Trilogy by Don Winslow and Ricky Gervais’ After Life on Netflix. Plus the documentary The Two Killings Of Sam Cooke.

You can get in touch with us via twitter @Paulcoates_ and @MarkCharnock or by email LeftOfLeftfield@gmail.com

Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show #4

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.

You can contact us via leftofleftfield@gmail.com or twitter @PaulCoates_ @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show #3

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.

As ever you can get in touch with us LeftOfLeftfield@gmail.com or via twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show #2

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…?

Our Swell Oh Els this week include Colette starring Kiera Knightly and Dominic West plus three fantastic books A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman – The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne and The Language Of Kindness by Christie Watson

Feel free to contact us at leftofleftfield@gmail.com or via twitter on @PaulCoates_ or @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield (No Radio) Show #1

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.

Our Swell Oh Els this week are three fantastic podcasts; Surviving Y2K Bagman —-Bigmouth Podcast plus truly amazing film The Favourite starring Olivia Coleman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.

You can get in touch with us here – leftofleftfield@gmail.com — @MarkCharnock —@PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #59

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?

Our Swell Oh Els this week are Mike Leigh’s Peterloo and George Pelicanos’ fantastic novel The Man Who Came Uptown.

Get in touch at LeftOfLeftfield@gmail.com or via twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

A big massive thanks to Hebden Radio.

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #58

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Welcome to the show in which Paul skirts the PG rating with words that sound rude but aren’t. And Mark asks us ‘What would Jacob Rees Mogg do…?’

Our Swell Oh Els this week are the brilliant Making A Murderer Season 2 and the equally fantastic Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House.

Thanks to our hosts Hebden Radio. And you can contact us through twitter @PaulCoates_ and @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #57

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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.

Out Swell Oh Els this week are Slow Burn Season 2 about the Clinton/Lewinsky affair and the The Cohen Brother films as rated by The Guardian.

As ever, biggup to our super hosts Hebden Radio – and you can contact us on twitter @MarkCharnock & @PaulCoates_

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #56

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Mark & Paul take a trip to Stratford for Mark’s 50th, and this show is all about what happened there.

Our Swell Oh El’s this week are SERIAL PODCAST SEASON 3 and the brilliant tv series TRUST

Thanks to Hebden Radio. Contact us through twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #55

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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.

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

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #54

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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

As ever, our thanks to Hebden Radio. You can contact us through twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock

Left Of Leftfield Radio Show #53

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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.

As ever, thanks go to Hebden Radio for their continued support. And you can get in touch with us through twitter @PaulCoates_ & @MarkCharnock 

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