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SMERSH POD 2: THE CAINE SCRUTINY, is a podcast celebrating the vast oeuvre of Michael Caine, hosted by John Rain. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

SMERSH POD 2: THE CAINE SCRUTINY, is a podcast celebrating the vast oeuvre of Michael Caine, hosted by John Rain. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.
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United Kingdom

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SMERSH POD 2: THE CAINE SCRUTINY, is a podcast celebrating the vast oeuvre of Michael Caine, hosted by John Rain. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

Twitter:

@smershpod

Language:

English

Contact:

07784261194


Episodes

Cars 2

12/28/2018
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This week we will be anthropomorphized as automobiles and jetsetting around the world on Spy-missions inside living planes to sell toys. Yes, it’s Cars 2. Joining me to try and think about how it could all possibly work, is comedy producer Ed Morrish, who can be found on Twitter as @edmorrish

Duration:01:44:57

The Muppet Christmas Carol

12/21/2018
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This week we will be grabbing some humbugs, changing our miserable ways, and putting our hands up a frog, yes, it's The Muppet Christmas Carol! Joining me to get into the SPIRIT, is comedy writer, and Muppet super-fan, Sarah Morgan, and top actor, voice over champion, and STAR OF THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL - STEVEN MACKINTOSH!

Duration:01:11:28

The Eagle Has Landed

12/14/2018
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This week we will be heading to STUDLEY, for a trip in the country to take in the sights, enjoy the sounds, AND KIDNAP VINSTON CHURCHILL. YES, it’s The Eagle Has Landed. Joining me to brush up on his OIRISH, and indeed Jenny Agutter, is comedy writer Mark Evans.

Duration:01:48:32

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

12/7/2018
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This week we will caught between a Rock and a hard place, looking for an old man, and fighting cartoon monsters. Yes - it’s Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Joining me to climb aboard a bee is comedian Rosie Holt, who can be found on Twitter as @RosieisaHolt.

Duration:01:11:40

Without A Clue

11/30/2018
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This week we be donning our deerstalkers, polishing our magnifying glasses, and giving a full treatment of the sleuthing routine - yes, it’s Without a Clue. Joining me to hunt down the dreaded Arty Morty, is comedian Paul Litchfield, Who can be found on Twitter as @mrplitchfield - and a very special secret guest.

Duration:01:25:41

Hannah And Her Sisters

11/23/2018
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This week we will exploring vast neuroses, embracing inner monologues, and turning down the jazz. Yes, it’s Hannah and her Sisters. Joining me to try on a mid-life crisis, is author and gentlemen, Jason Sinclair, who can be found on Twitter as @jlsinc.

Duration:01:08:49

Alfie

11/16/2018
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This week we be heading to swinging London to have a deep bathe in sweet misogyny. They’ll be laughs, tears, grime and charm, of a sort. Yes, it’s Alfie. Joining me to ask “what’s it all about”, is journalist, writer and broadcaster, Samira Ahmed, Who can be found on Twitter as @SamiraAhmedUK

Duration:01:27:58

The Swarm

11/9/2018
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This week we will BEE hiding the honey, hallucinating like crazy, and running for our lives in delightful pant-suits, yes it’s The Swarm. Joining me to try and form a hive mind, is comedy legend Rowland Rivron, who can be found on Twitter as @rowlandrivron.

Duration:01:05:53

Little Voice

11/2/2018
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This week we will be heading on down to Mr. Boos’ night club, to see a bird or two, hear a song be sung, and see some good nipples. Yes - it’s Little Voice. Joining John to distribute the reading matter Is comedian Eleanor Morton, who can be found on Twitter as @eleanormorton. This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.

Duration:01:07:23

Halloween Special: Rawhead Rex

10/31/2018
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Welcome to a spooky side special of Smersh! With it being Halloween, all usual rules are off of the table. Abandon all hope ye who enter here! This week we will be visiting the spookiest place on earth, Ireland, to run for our lives from RAWHEAD REX. Joining John to potentially get wee'd on, is Irishman (and therefore possible witness to the carnage), journalist and co-host of excellent The Reducer (@TheReducerPod) podcast, Seamus O' Reilly, who can be found on Twitter as...

Duration:01:37:04

Jack The Ripper

10/26/2018
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This week we're heading to Victorian Whitechapel, so grab your sharpest surgeon's knife and stuff a piece of ginny kidney in your pocket as Michael Caine makes his triumphant television return in 1988's Jack The Ripper. Joining me - and wouldn't you? - is comedy writer and host of the superb Wrestle Me! podcast, Marc Haynes who can be found on Twitter as @marchaynes.

Duration:01:11:18

Zulu

10/19/2018
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This week we will be heading to South Africa to build bridges, lose a tenor and get drunk with Jack Hawkins. It promises to be very a BOER-ing time. Joining me to practice his psalms is actor, writer and bloke off of the telly, Tony Way, who can be found on Twitter as @tonypaulway.

Duration:01:39:23

Get Carter

10/12/2018
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Welcome to Smersh Pod 2: The Caine Scrutiny, a podcast celebrating the vast oeuvre of Michael Caine. To kick off the new series, John is joined by Ali Catterall and Paul Putner as they examine Jack's return home in the classic "Get Carter". There'll be fights, nudity, exercising, shooters, car chases, but no spewing on the goldfish.

Duration:01:30:21

Side Special: The Great Escape LIVE with Al Murray

10/5/2018
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For this special live episode (direct from the London Podcast Festival), John is joined by special guest Al Murray, as they try and find the pin, and leap the fence of classic war caper The Great Escape.

Duration:01:28:26

SMERSHPOD : The Best Of

8/3/2018
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As Smersh HQ are all away on holiday, we thought it might be quite nice to put together some highlights from series 1 to tide you over. See you soon for series 2!

Duration:01:15:19

24: Spectre

7/27/2018
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Episode 24 brings us the answers to the questions no one really asked. Just who is behind the scenes pulling all the strings? What connects the Craig-a-verse? Can you phone in an entire film? And can we pretend we didn’t make this one? Yes, it’s Spectre! Joining me to draw some smart blood are stars of The Football Ramble and the Luke and Pete Show, Luke Moore and Pete Donaldson, who can found on Twitter as @LukeAaronMoore and @PeteDonaldson, respectively.

Duration:01:32:52

Side Special: Nomads

7/20/2018
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It's the last Side Special of the series! This week we are tackling the awful problem of homeless ghosts that are plaguing communities. Can we help them by hitting them and swearing at them in French? Let's find out. Yes - it's Nomads! Joining John to take erotic photographs and do the best French accent ever, is author of the amazing Mr. Gum books, as well as many others, Andy Stanton.

Duration:01:06:22

Side Special: Mission Impossible

7/18/2018
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To celebrate the release of Mission: Impossible Fallout, John got together with Empire magazine's Chris Hewitt to chat about the Mission Impossible franchise. This message will not self-destruct in minutes.

Duration:00:45:17

Side Special: Escape To Athena

7/13/2018
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It's Side Special time again, and this week we'll be fighting the Nazis by way of Time Team and X-Factor - yes, it's Escape to Athena. Joining John to to find out just how much a Greek earns, is comedy writer Andy Riley, who can be found on Twitter as @AndyRileyish

Duration:01:11:00

Side Special: Hell Drivers

7/6/2018
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It's side special time again and this week we'll be driving like bloody maniacs, smoking roll-ups and flouting European Union Health and Safety laws while wearing donkey jackets. Yes - it's Hell Drivers. And joining John to "do it for Geno, ah?" (and back by popular demand), is broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed, who can be found on Twitter as @SamiraAhmedUK

Duration:00:58:22