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Welcome to The Geeky Retro Nerds Show. Join me as I talk about being a geek, my love for Star Wars and 80s cult classics, being a father and a husband.

Welcome to The Geeky Retro Nerds Show. Join me as I talk about being a geek, my love for Star Wars and 80s cult classics, being a father and a husband.
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United Kingdom

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Welcome to The Geeky Retro Nerds Show. Join me as I talk about being a geek, my love for Star Wars and 80s cult classics, being a father and a husband.

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English

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07853371682


Episodes

Paul Young

9/14/2019
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Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the show? Donate and invest in the shows growth here: https://bit.ly/2yLJyeH I chat with 80s chart topping legend Paul Young about his music, Live Aid, Nelson Mandella and why his version of Everytime You Go Away wasn't used at the end of Planes Trains and Automobiles! Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband...

Duration:00:54:04

Sam J Jones, Melody Anderson and Lisa Downs

8/26/2019
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I have made it to 50 episodes! And what a way to mark the occasion! On this episode I don't have 1 guest. I don't have 2 guests. I have 3 guests! In this Flash Gordon special I speak to Lisa Downs, Producer and Director of the Life After Flash documentary. I also speak to Melody Anderson, who played Dale Arden in flash Gordon. and I also speak to Flash himself, Sam J Jones. In wide ranging conversations we celebrate our love of this fantastic movie! Special thanks to Lisa Downs for setting...

Duration:01:57:38

Ian Shaw and cast of The Shark is Broken

8/5/2019
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In this episode I speak with the cast and co producer of The Shark Is Broken. 'You’re gonna need a bigger boat.' Jaws, Martha’s Vineyard 1974: three iconic actors, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss, are tortuously confined together on the Orca while filming, enduring endless delays, studio politics, foul weather and a constantly broken mechanical shark called Bruce. Conversation deteriorates into actor insecurities, competing egos, petty rivalry and excess alcohol consumption....

Duration:00:34:55

Harriet Thorpe - BRING BACK BRITTAS

7/29/2019
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I chat with the lovely Harriet Thorpe, one of the UKs great stage and screen actresses who has been in flipping loads of things including Absolutely Fabulous, French and Saunders and of course The Brittas Empire. And Harriet is on a mission! She is campaigning to BRING BACK BRITTAS! And get The Brittas Empire on Netflix. And we can all help out, get online and check out @bringBKbrittas. Lets do it! the Brittas Empire was s such a great show and Harriet and I chat about it here. Promo:...

Duration:00:40:13

Melanie and Martina - 30 Years of Fun House

7/22/2019
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In this episode I continue the 30 year celebrations of Fun House by chatting with the famous Fun House twins Melanie and Martina. The twins were an essential part of Fun House for 11 series and in this lively chat we talk about, amongst other things, how they got involved in Fun House and how their band "A Twin Thing" was huge in Japan. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free...

Duration:00:35:10

Hugo Myatt - Knightmare

7/9/2019
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I have an awesome conversation with the one and only Hugo Myatt, who played Treguard the Dungeon Master in the fantastic kids TV show Knightmare. It was a must see show when I was a kid and was the pinnacle of early evening viewing after school. Hugo and I discuss the conception of Knightmare, how he got involved and some behind the scenes stories involving some of the kids having a punch up! if you were a fan of Knightmare this is not to be missed. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky...

Duration:00:43:59

Star Wars Year by Year -1980 The Empire Strikes Back

7/6/2019
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In this episode I continue looking at each year in the history of Star Wars, this time its the turn of 1980! A huge year because not only was I born but also because The Empire Strikes Back was released. I talk about the release of the movie, the audience reaction, the toys and the biggest movies and music from the year. Stay listening to the end for some awesome Star Wars poetry from @starwarspoet on Twitter and Instagram Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my...

Duration:00:43:36

Jeffrey Weissman - 30 years of Back to the Future Part 2

6/29/2019
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In this episode I start the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future Part 2 celebrations early by chatting with the incredibly nice, interesting and generous Jeffrey Weissman. Jeffrey played the role of George Mcfly in both sequels. We chat about how he came to star in one of the best sequels of all time, his experiences during filming, his other credits including Saved by the Bell and Pale Rider. And he has a band called Mr Fusion! If your a Back to the Future fan you don't want to miss...

Duration:00:55:40

Pat Sharp - 30 Years of Fun House

6/19/2019
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In this episode I talk to the king of kids TV Pat Sharp. We discuss the 30th anniversary of kids TV show Fun House, his career and yes....I mention the mullet. You can contact Pat at patsharp.co.uk Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerds FB: Geeky Retro...

Duration:00:33:59

Big

6/11/2019
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In this episode I look at the fantastic movie Big starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins. I find out some fascinating behind the scenes facts and read some of my Twitter followers memories of this movie, including one from Elizabeth Perkins herself! Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and...

Duration:00:28:47

Star Wars Year by Year - 1979

6/10/2019
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I continue my look at each year in the history of Star Wars. 1979 was a big year due to the filming of The Empire Strikes Back. Filming starts under troubled conditions in Finse, Norway for the location shots for Hoth. I also speak about the top movies and music from that year. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for...

Duration:00:34:38

Adam Christopher - Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town

6/3/2019
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In this episode I chat with Adam Christopher, author of the new official Stranger Things novel Darkness on the Edge of Town. We chat about the book, growing up in New Zealand, movies we love and his other projects including Star Wars. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter:...

Duration:00:45:02

Avengers Endgame - *SPOILER FREE* Reaction And Review Round Up

4/25/2019
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In this SPOILER FREE episode I react to the amazing Avengers Endgame and round some IMDB reviews. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerds FB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show

Duration:00:23:24

Making Back to The Future - including Race Through Time book review

4/22/2019
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In this new series I take detailed look at each week in the shooting schedule of Back to the Future. Each episode will dive into the fascinating highs and lows of producing this wonderful movie. This episode features weeks 1-3 and includes a review of the awesome new book Race Through Time. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts....

Duration:00:35:07

Stranger Things Suspicious Minds

4/16/2019
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In this spoiler free episode I talk about the first official Stranger Things novel Suspicious Minds by the very talented Gwenda Bond. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerds FB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show

Duration:00:21:19

The Rise of Skywalker

4/14/2019
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In this episode I react to the teaser trailer and title reveal for Star Wars Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker! Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerds FB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show

Duration:00:22:03

Launch of Patreon Page

4/8/2019
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I now have a Patreon page! Head on over to patron.com, search for Geeky Retro Nerds Show and sign up for $2 a month to receive extra content. A patron timed exclusive series about year in the 80s is what you will get if you subscribe, looking at the movies, music and events of each year in that awesome decade.

Duration:00:12:16

Star Wars Year By Year - 1978

4/7/2019
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I continue my look at each year in Star Wars history. This episode, in 1978, I talk about the toy line, comics, the fan club and yes.....I mention the Holiday Special.

Duration:00:43:36

Airplane - Bad Reviews and Top 5 Gags

4/4/2019
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In this episode I talk about what is coming up on future shows, as well as talk about the hilarious movie Airplane!

Duration:00:33:02

Star Wars Year by Year - 1977

3/18/2019
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I continue to look at each year in the history of Star Wars. In this episode I talk about 1977, the release of Star Wars. Listen on Podcoin and get rewarded for listening.

Duration:00:30:39