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We're not soldiers and we're not from hell...but the name stuck. Shoot the breeze with Andy and Spence. Sing along with Peter Marshall & The Lomos. Shout "Soldiers of Hell" for no reason like a rather disturbing young man who watched us play chess in 1999.

We're not soldiers and we're not from hell...but the name stuck. Shoot the breeze with Andy and Spence. Sing along with Peter Marshall & The Lomos. Shout "Soldiers of Hell" for no reason like a rather disturbing young man who watched us play chess in 1999.
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We're not soldiers and we're not from hell...but the name stuck. Shoot the breeze with Andy and Spence. Sing along with Peter Marshall & The Lomos. Shout "Soldiers of Hell" for no reason like a rather disturbing young man who watched us play chess in 1999.

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English


Episodes

Singing It All Year Round

4/13/2018
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A song for all seasons. In this episode, Spence visits Pete and they knock together their first new song in a very long time; this one inspired by the calendar Pete happens to be staring at. They also discuss Pete's old TV appearances and flashback to the Cordrey and Marshall show 78. They also discuss who would play them in a movie of their lies. Inducted this episode are Paul Rudd and Sabrina The Teenage Witch

Duration:00:15:14

Singing It All Year Round

4/8/2018
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A song for all seasons. In this episode, Spence visits Pete and they knock together their first new song in a very long time; this one inspired by the calendar Pete happens to be staring at. They also discuss Pete's old TV appearances and flashback to the Cordrey and Marshall show 78. They also discuss who would play them in a movie of their lives. Inducted this episode are Paul Rudd and Ben McKenzie.

Duration:00:15:14

Soldiers of Ale

3/25/2018
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Andy + homebrew = Soldiers of Ale. Find out what happens as we review various beers, including the first ever one made by Andy himself. Then find out what happens when you try and make him play Just Dance on the Nintendo Wii when full of said beer. Join us for our beer based odyssey. This week's chess piece is Goose from Top Gun.

Duration:00:15:17

The Lost Episode

3/12/2018
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In 2007, an episode of the Soldiers of Hell disappeared into a black hole. Now you can join a younger Andy and Spence in this dusty old recording like a lost Doctor Who episode on VHS. Listen as they answer listener submitted questions. Proof that even back then there were at least 2 people in the world who listened to them chat on the internet.

Duration:00:23:32

Question Time

2/25/2018
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Hi, we’re Andy & Spence, and as summer approaches we’ve been giving it to you aurally, and as far as we can tell you’ve been lapping it up, like the cat that got the cream. But here’s something to put you amongst the pigeons (You, as we’ve established, being the cat, with the aforementioned cream)… our latest podcast, as a one off special is based on suggestions from some of you! So it must have been special magic cream that you got that allows animals without opposable thumbs to write....

Duration:00:23:39

Gaming and The Dadliness

2/25/2018
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With great power comes great responsibility. With great responsibility you find it harder to make time for video games. In this episode we talk discuss modern gaming, retro gaming, gaming with kids, whether a socket set is a better present than a NES.

Duration:00:30:14

Gaming and The Dadliness

2/25/2018
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With great power comes great responsibility. With great responsibility you find it harder to make time for video games. In this episode we talk discuss modern gaming, retro gaming, gaming with kids, whether a socket set is a better present than a NES.

Duration:00:30:12

Rambo: Father Christmas Part 2

2/23/2018
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Wish it could be Christmas every day? Well like a festive Groundhog Day it actually is as we pretend it's Xmas 2017 again. Thanks to one of us numpties being over enthusiastic with the delete button, you now get this one back again in part 2 of our increasingly confusingly titled redux series. Enjoy your late present.

Duration:00:22:48

What's The Deal With Europe? Novel Extract

2/22/2018
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To celebrate the 2015 reprinting of What's The Deal With Europe? the first Soldiers of Hell novel released in 2008, we have recorded an extract. http://www.lulu.com/shop/spencer-vale-and-andrew-melladay/whats-the-deal-with-europe/paperback/product-22099064.html The novel went on to inspire the Fossgate Studios film Transatlantic Smash. ABOUT TRANSATLANTIC SMASH: A musical comedy feature film from Fossgate Studios and Fixated Productions released 2014 based on the novel "What's The Deal...

Duration:00:06:57

Rambo: Father Christmas Part 2

2/22/2018
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Wish it could be Christmas every day? Well like a festive Groundhog Day it actually is as we pretend it's Xmas 2016 again. Thanks to one of us numpties being over enthusiastic with the delete button, you now get this one back again in part 2 of our increasingly confusingly titled redux trilogy. Enjoy your late present.

Duration:00:22:48

Darth Maul: The Director's Cut

2/21/2018
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Our most popular episode ever gets a re-release with a brand new intro. Like an early episode of Doctor Who that you thought was lost forever. Well fear no more. Despite Spence's over enthusiastic spring clean of the podcast, Darth Maul's mask rises from the ashes like... well... like Darth Vader I suppose.

Duration:00:26:59

A Meandering Direction

1/26/2018
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What do DIY, dogs, cats, retro computer games, pub walks and the familiar tropes of DC and Star Wars have in common? They all feature in this episode. This time we rank Mark Hamill and resolve another item from the ledger.

Duration:00:24:02

Ranking 2017

1/6/2018
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Everyone loves compilation shows and protracted awards ceremonies, especially at this miserable time of year. So what better way to jump on the bandwagon than walk through the podcast archives of last 2017 in order to rank some more pop culture icons. What do Peter Capaldi, Pete Waterman and Pierce Brosnan all have in common? There's only one way to find out. Stick those ear buds in and press play soldier!

Duration:00:18:04

The History Of The Yorkiverse

12/17/2017
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Have you ever wondered what the Yorkiverse is? If course you have. The place first appeared in Transatlantic Smash, and now one of it's biggest exports - Peter Marshall - is going to tell you all about it. And whilst he's at it he might treat you to a little Entertainment News, talk extensively about himself, and introduce you to his pooch in song form. Featuring PMATL song I've Got A Dog from the album Boys on Film.

Duration:00:10:45

Christmas With Uncle Jim

12/12/2017
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PMATL tell you why they can't be arsed this Christmas. Lomo 2 finally gets to sing his own Christmas song. And the Yorkiverse is introduced to pervy old Uncle Jim.

Duration:00:07:12

Admiral Bond and Private Binks

11/25/2017
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007 and Star Wars. 2 classic topics of the Soldier of Hell podcast. But some reoccurring characters need ranking. Therefore for the first time in an episode, the soldiers are pre-selected, the topics are locked down early. And so Spence recruits Geeky Guy Dave in Andy's stead to join him on a dark walk through the country. Will he get home in one piece? Of course he will - he's a soldier of hell! Includes James Bond and Star Wars skits performed by Tom Smith and Peter Marshall.

Duration:00:17:32

Good Evening Selby!

11/9/2017
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Every great military needs an entertainment squadron and therefore what better way to soundtrack the Soldiers of Hell with Spence's very own band: Peter Marshall and The Lomos. Join us ready to rock at a comedy night in Selby of all places, joined by friend, gig promoter and producer of Fossgate Studios movie Transatlantic Smash, Steve.

Duration:00:17:16

Talk About Pop Music

10/25/2017
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No guests this month so it's time for Andy and Spence to rank someone on their own again. No puns. This time we look at the cheesy end (no puns) of the pop spectrum which incorporates chat about Adam Rickett (remember him?), Gareth Gates (turns out we've forgotten him), Destiny's Child and the inspiration behind an old sketch found on a cassette tape (remember them?). We get there via Australian Boy Bands, Scandinavian Pop Groups and finally Right Said Fred which brings us bang up to date...

Duration:00:28:11

Navigation Officer Kristine Kochanski

9/25/2017
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Soldier of Hell on tour! With a new series of Red Dwarf approaching, it would seem appropriate that someone from the ranks of said spaceship would finally join the Soldiers of Hell ranks. But what a way to land on a character! A boys camping trip, a ramble through the countryside, a ramble through allsorts of a topics, multiple guest voices, multiple guest ales at the Ashbourne beer festival. Just how do we end up with Kristine Kochanski via all that? There's only one way to find out....

Duration:00:32:24

Happy Sitting Drinking Tea

9/15/2017
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The journey to ranking a fictional reality TV Show host and his Guy Fawkes style puppet "brother" is a long one, but it's succinctly documented in this podcast episode. Today we take a nice evening stroll, listen to Andy writing "What's The Deal With Europe?" in the original Andy'll Fix It radio episode from 2003 following Jemini's nil point Eurovision travesty. We also welcome back Spence's band - The Lomos aka PMATL - and as they play a new tune and talk about the inspiration behind it....

Duration:00:15:37

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