H-Hour

Media & Entertainment Podcasts

Long form conversations with friends and guests that include actors, musicians, MMA instructors and fighters, authors and military veterans.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Long form conversations with friends and guests that include actors, musicians, MMA instructors and fighters, authors and military veterans.

Twitter:

@hughkeir

Language:

English

Contact:

07951389661


Episodes

H-Hour #194 Bags Simmons – Rogue Heroes military adviser, owner of Bare Arms

2/5/2023
***** Become a patron at patreon.com/hkpodcasts Patrons receive previews of episodes and get private Q&As with guests ****** Benjamin "Bags" Simmons is the military adviser to the BBC production "Rogue Heroes". Bags is also the owner of Bare Arms - a company which provides military services to TV & Film. This is Bags' second appearance on H-Hour (first appearance on #40). Prior to founding Bare Arms, Bags served as an Officer in the Royal Tank Regiment and deployment on multiple operational...

Duration:01:13:35

H-Hour Podcast #193 Iain Donnelly – former Police Superintendent, author & host Tango Juliet Foxtrot

1/31/2023
Iain is a former Superintendent of West Midlands Police, author of Tango Juliet Foxtrot and podcast host. Iain has appeared on the podcast before #161) and has returned specifically to discuss the recent H-Hour episode featuring Neil Wood. Link to his podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/tango-juliet-foxtrot/id1559103724 Link to his book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tango-Juliet-Foxtrot-British-policing-ebook/dp/B09BTP8QQV ***** H-Hour patrons were sent this podcast before anyone...

Duration:01:45:44

H-Hour Podcast #192 Rachel Boddy – former nurse

1/29/2023
Rachel is a former nurse who worked in NHS hospitals for 17 years. Rachel has appeared on the podcast before, #179, with her "Just a Mum Podcast" co-host, Clare. Find their podcast on iTunes here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/just-a-mum/id1617084416 ***** H-Hour patrons were sent this podcast before anyone else. Become a patron at patreon.com/hkpodcasts ******

Duration:01:05:20

H-Hour Podcast #191 Liz McConaghy – “Chinook Crew ‘Chick'” author

1/22/2023
Liz McConaghy, from a small town in County Down, spent a total of seventeen years flying with the RAF's Chinook Fleet. Aged just 21, she was the youngest aircrew member to deploy to Iraq and was also the only female crewman' on the Chinook wing for four years. Liz became the longest serving female chinook crew member and during her career deployed to Afghanistan ten times. Liz is also the author of "Chinook Crew 'Chick': Highs and Lows of Forces Life from the Longest Serving Female RAF...

Duration:01:22:14

H-Hour Podcast #190 Neil Woods – undercover police, drug law reform activist

1/15/2023
Neil Woods spent fourteen years (1993-2007) infiltrating drug gangs as an undercover police officer – befriending and gaining the trust of some of the most violent, unpredictable criminals in Britain. With the insight that can only come from having fought on its front lines, Neil came to see War on Drugs as futile. ***** H-Hour patrons were sent this podcast before anyone else. Become a patron at patreon.com/hkpodcasts ******

Duration:01:36:01

H-Hour Podcast #189 Gareth Ellis-Unwin – Oscar winning movie producer

1/15/2023
Gareth Ellis-Unwin is a British film producer best known for producing the 2010 film The King's Speech, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Picture. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Bedlam Productions, and Head of Film and Animation at ScreenSkills. ***** H-Hour patrons were sent this podcast before anyone else. Become a patron at patreon.com/hkpodcasts ******

Duration:00:57:41

H-Hour Podcast #188 Stu Hale – sniper, mine strike survivor

12/11/2022
Stuart Hale is a former sniper who lost his leg during a mine strike incident in Kajaki, Helmand Province on the 6th September 2006 – the “Day of Days”, during which several others were wounded and one solider was killed - Mark Wright, posthumously awarded the George Cross. In 2008, Stuart became the first amputee to return to the front line in Afghanistan. ***** H-Hour patrons were sent this podcast before anyone else. Become a patron at patreon.com/hkpodcasts ******

Duration:01:38:10

H-Hour Podcast #187 Kim Hughes GC – bomb disposal expert, firearms instructor

12/5/2022
Kim Hughes, GC is a British Army bomb disposal expert and Warrant Officer Class 1 who was awarded the George Cross as a staff sergeant for gallant acts carried out in the Afghanistan conflict. Hughes made safe 119 improvised explosive devices during one of his tours in Afghanistan.

Duration:01:27:25

H-Hour Podcast #186 Sam Howell – Emergency Nurse, MS sufferer

11/28/2022
Sam Howell is an Emergency Nurse and Wild Swimmer. Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2016 and since then have been harnessing the power of cold water and nature by swimming the bodies of water along the Dragons Back to raise awareness of MS and the effect of PTSD upon the neuroendocrine system and autoimmune conditions. Become a H-Hour patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:56:32

H-Hour Podcast #185 Hannah Shergold – artist, Army pilot, Tusk ambassador and fundraiser

11/24/2022
Hannah Shergold returns for part 2... Hannah Shergold is a self-taught wildlife and portrait artist who, since leaving her career as an Army helicopter pilot in 2018, has become one of the most successful self-representing artists in the UK and is now an ambassador for Tusk. To date, Hannah has raised over £300k for charity. Become a H-Hour patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:38:28

H-Hour Podcast #184 Hannah Shergold – artist, Army pilot, Tusk ambassador and fundraiser

11/10/2022
Hannah Shergold is a self-taught wildlife and portrait artist who, since leaving her career as an Army helicopter pilot in 2018, has become one of the most successful self-representing artists in the UK. Become a H-Hour patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:37:07

H-Hour Podcast #183 Mick Cartwright – Founder of Grapple Beasts NFT – a Brazilian Ju jitsu themed NFT project

10/13/2022
Mick Cartwright is a former soldier, aspiring actor, and founder of Grapple Beasts NFT - a Brazilian Ju jitsu themed NFT project. https://grapplebeasts.com https://discord.gg/YfxVewsQjN https://www.instagram.com/grapplebeastsnft/ https://twitter.com/GrappleBeastNFT Become a H-Hour patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:15:35

H-Hour Podcast #182 Quinton Richards – founder of Verenigma

10/3/2022
Quinton is a practicing barrister, a former environmental scientist, and the founder of Verenigma: a mobile app service which provides insight into your mental health. Verenigma is designed to help users to self-manage their mental health far more effectively. Become a H-Hour patron and receive early access to all episodes and free merch. https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:36:00

H-Hour Podcast #181 Jody Mitic – Canadian former politician, Master Sniper

9/26/2022
Jody Mitic is a Canadian former politician, an author, and a retired Master Sniper. While serving with the Canadian Army, Mitic lost both of his legs in a landmine incident while fighting in the War in Afghanistan in 2007. He served as an Ottawa City Councillor, representing Innes Ward in Ottawa's east end, from 2014 until 2018. Jody is also the founder of Green Army Coffee, and has authored his first book: "Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper" Become a H-Hour patron at...

Duration:01:13:20

H-Hour Podcast #180 Ben Pile – climate and energy researcher, Climate Resistance founder

9/4/2022
Ben Pile is a researcher, commentator and blogger. He is the co-founder and main writer of the Climate Resistance blog, which claims to be “challenging the climate orthodoxy.”

Duration:01:25:52

H-Hour Podcast 179 Rachel and Clare – Just a Mum Podcast

8/30/2022
Rachel and Clare are former British Army Nurses (QARANC) who host the Just a Mum Podcast "Two Nurse Veterans walk into a podcast and talk about mental health and whether mental illness is a choice" https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/just-a-mum/id1617084416 Become a H-Hour Patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:38:52

H-Hour Podcast #178 Hugh Keir – a Q&A with the host

8/29/2022
Hugh answers your questions. All questions were submitted via the H-Hour Discord Server or via the H-Hour Podcast instagram and twitter accounts. Become a H-Hour Patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:17:37

H-Hour Podcast #177 Freddie Kruyer – Combat Dealers cast, ex Para Reg

8/11/2022
Freddie Kruyer served with the Parachute Regiment throughout the 1990's and 2000's, deploying on multiple operations around the world. He now works restoring historical military vehicles and equipment and was a regular cast member of Combat Dealers, alongside Bruce Compton. Become a H-Hour Patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:40:51

H-Hour Podcast #176 Simon Leak – ex 22 SAS, founder of Big 5 Protection

8/1/2022
Simon served 23 years in the British Army with the Parachute Regiment and with 22 SAS (UK Special Forces). He is the founder and director of Big 5 Protection - a company focusing on enhancing anti poaching and wildlife conservation capabilities around the world. https://www.b5p.co.uk/ Become a H-Hour Patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:29:05

H-Hour Podcast #175 Nick Brown – Hadean Supercomputing; ex British Army Major

7/26/2022
Nick Brown is a former British Army Major who commanded infantry units on multiple operations, including Afghanistan. He is now the Product Marketing and Business Development Director - Defence at Hadean Supercomputing. Hadean provide distributed computing at massive scale. https://hadean.com Become a H-Hour Patron at https://patreon.com/hkpodcasts

Duration:01:18:38