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Podcast musing on all things genre with Becks & Eeson featuring comics, TV, films, books, games.

Podcast musing on all things genre with Becks & Eeson featuring comics, TV, films, books, games.
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Podcast musing on all things genre with Becks & Eeson featuring comics, TV, films, books, games.

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The Tally Ho: The Prisoner Original Art Edition w/ David Leach

7/19/2018
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In this special episode we look at the new deluxe hardcover The Prisoner: Original Art Edition based on The Prisoner from Titan Comics. We chat to editor David Leach about how this project came together and what fans can expect from this long-awaited release. This new collection features two alternate versions of 'Arrival', the first episode of The Prisoner, both previously unreleased. The first adaptation is written and drawn by the legendary Jack Kirby, the second is written by Steve...

Duration:00:49:43

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 11: It's Your Funeral

7/4/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at It's Your Funeral, the eleventh episode of The Prisoner. When he is tipped off by Number 50 (a terrific guest turn by Annette Andre), Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) is drawn into an assassination plot apparently targeting the new Number 2 (Derren Nesbitt). The mystery deepens when he realises who is behind the plot and whom the real target is. Join us as we...

Duration:02:45:11

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 10: Hammer Into Anvil

6/21/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at Hammer Into Anvil, the tenth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) promises to bring down the sadistic new Number 2 (Patrick Cargill) after the tragic suicide of a young woman. Join us as we discuss this surprising episode where the mechanisms of The Village are made to work against the very person who believes they are in control. Be seeing...

Duration:02:12:26

The Tally Ho talks to Brian Gorman

6/13/2018
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In this episode, we talk to writer, artist and actor Brian Gorman about his love of The Prisoner and the creation of his one-man show EVERYMAN, a celebration of the life and early career of Patrick McGoohan. Since its inception, EVERYMAN has gone on to become a graphic novel and audiodrama, with Brian's great respect for McGoohan shining through in his work. He also discusses his long-running Joy Division-themed play New Dawn Fades and tells us about his exciting new show ONE MAN BOND:...

Duration:01:18:43

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 9: Checkmate

6/7/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at Checkmate, the ninth episode of The Prisoner. After taking part in a game of human chess, Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) believes he has found a foolproof way to tell which of his fellow residents are also prisoners, and which are really on the side of The Village. Armed with this knowledge he begins to assemble a team for a daring escape attempt. Join us as...

Duration:02:22:06

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 8: Dance of the Dead

5/23/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at Dance of the Dead, the eighth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 is invited to take part in the annual carnival, but is given his own suit to wear as a costume. When a dead body washes up on the beach with a pocket radio he attempts to communicate with the outside world. But Number 2 (Mary Morris) and her team of observers have other plans for the body, and...

Duration:02:50:35

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 7: Many Happy Returns

5/9/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at Many Happy Returns, the seventh episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) awakes to find The Village completely deserted. Taking to sea in a makeshift raft he begins the perilous journey back to London, where he finds his home - and Lotus - occupied by the eccentric Mrs Butterworth (Georgina Cookson). But from strangers to old, old friends, who...

Duration:02:30:42

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 6: The General

4/25/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at The General, the sixth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) witnesses his fellow villagers fall under the influence of a revolutionary new teaching method known as Speedlearn, which has been masterminded by a character known only as The General. A mysterious Professor and a dissident within the ranks of the Village heirarchy lead Number 6 to...

Duration:02:43:08

The Tally Ho: The Prisoner comic w/ David Leach & Peter Milligan

4/23/2018
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Welcome to The Tally Ho, a podcast about the classic TV series The Prisoner. In this special episode we look at the new comic book series based on The Prisoner from Titan Comics. We chat to editor David Leach and writer Peter Milligan about the genesis of the project and their interest in the show, and they give us a hint at what to expect! Also, check out our website for a Q&A with artist Colin Lorimer. Be seeing you! Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of the Time for Cakes and Ale podcast....

Duration:01:08:03

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 3: A, B, and C

3/14/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to The Village as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at A, B, and C, the third episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) is the subject of a strange experiment overseen by Number 2 (Colin Gordon). In an attempt by The Village to discover the motivations behind his resignation, he is plunged into a dream world populated with figures from his past, induced by an untested drug developed by Number 14...

Duration:02:20:53

Time for Cherry Pie and Coffee talks to Chris Rodley

3/8/2018
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In this episode, we talk to documentary filmmaker and author Chris Rodley. Chris' Lynch on Lynch, an extensive collection of interviews, remains the most insightful text on David Lynch. Chris talked to us about the book, his interest in Lynch's body of work and of course, the director's recent return to Twin Peaks. This is the second of a two-part interview. In the first installment, Chris joined us for our The Prisoner podcast, The Tally Ho, to discuss his recent documentary In My Mind...

Duration:01:42:25

Episode 19 - NaNoWriMo 2017

10/28/2017
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Before NaNoWriMo 2017 kicks off, we are joined by Cambridge Municipal Liaison Ian Rennie to talk all about the annual 50k novel writing challenge. National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, sees hundreds of thousands of people all over the world attempt to write a 50,000 word novel during the 30 days of November. Participation is free and open to anyone who wants to spend the month writing. Local groups organise everything from online morale-boosting chats to in-person write-ins...

Duration:00:48:33

The Tally Ho talks to Alex Cox

10/3/2017
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In this episode, recorded the day before the 50th anniversary of the show, we talk to legendary film director, screenwriter and author Alex Cox about The Prisoner. Alex has written a new book about the show called 'I Am (Not) A Number - Decoding The Prisoner', which is out now as an ebook, and released in print in December. We spoke to Alex about the cultural importance of The Prisoner, its continued social relevance, and the way his new book seeks to unravel the secrets of the series. Be...

Duration:00:35:03

The Tally Ho talks to Rick Davy

10/2/2017
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In this episode, we talked to Rick Davy: fan, writer and all round expert on The Prisoner. Rick Davy runs The Unmutual, one of the best online sources of news, interviews and features on The Prisoner. He is the author of The Prisoner: The Essential Guide and recently contributed the text commentary of the forthcoming DVD/Blu-Ray set of The Prisoner celebrating the 50th anniversary of the show. Be seeing you! Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of the Time for Cakes and Ale podcast. If you enjoy...

Duration:00:30:57

The Tally Ho talks to Rob Fairclough

10/1/2017
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In this episode, recorded just before the 50th anniversary of the show, we talk to Robert Fairclough. Rob is an expert on cult classic television shows with numerous writing, production and graphic design credits. He is the author of The Prisoner: The Official Companion to the TV Series and The Prisoner: The Complete Scripts Volumes 1 & 2. Be seeing you! Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of the Time for Cakes and Ale podcast. If you enjoy it, please subscribe! Like us:...

Duration:00:41:26

The Tally Ho talks to Nick and Iain from Big Finish

9/30/2017
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In this episode, we talk to Nicholas Briggs and Iain Meadows from Big Finish Productions about their Prisoner audiodramas. Nick is showrunner and writer on the series and Iain is the sound designer. Both are huge Prisoner fans and talked to us about their thoughts on the original series and the challenges of adapting it for audio. Now in their second series, these audiodramas are well worth checking out if you are a fan of the show. Be seeing you! Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of the Time...

Duration:01:27:55

The Tally Ho talks to Fiona Moore

9/29/2017
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In this episode, recorded earlier this year at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, we talk to Fiona Moore all about The Prisoner. Fiona Moore is an author of guidebooks to SF television series, plays, audio dramas, and stories. She is also a Professor of Business Anthropology at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is the co-author, with Alan Stevens of Fall Out: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to The Prisoner. Be seeing you! Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of...

Duration:00:42:54

The Tally Ho - Welcome to The Tally Ho podcast

9/28/2017
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Welcome to The Tally Ho! A new podcast about the classic TV series The Prisoner. In this opening episode we talk about our love for the show as it reaches its 50th anniversary, and share our plans for what you can expect from The Tally Ho in the coming weeks and months. Be seeing you! Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of the Time for Cakes and Ale podcast. If you enjoy it, please subscribe! Like us: facebook.com/timeforcakesandale Visit our website: timeforcakesandale.com

Duration:00:24:21

Time for Cherry Pie and Coffee - PART 17 & 18

9/8/2017
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And now an ending... of Twin Peaks The Return. Parts 17 and 18 comprise the most remarkable 2 hours of the show thus far. Join us as we try to "make... sense... of... it". Contains big spoilers for Parts 1-18 and the Twin Peaks canon. Find us on Twitter @TFCAA Part of the Time for Cakes and Ale podcast. If you enjoy it, please subscribe! Like us: facebook.com/timeforcakesandale Visit our website: timeforcakesandale.com

Duration:05:05:16

Cherry Pie and Coffee: Another Slice of Pie with Seth Mnookin

9/1/2017
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Join us for a special episode of Time for Cherry Pie & Coffee! Journalist, writer, MIT professor and Twin Peaks fan Seth Mnookin returns as we discuss Twin Peaks The Return Parts 1-16 and preview the two hour finale. It started as another slice of pie at the RR but we ended up ordering the whole pie and staying until closing time. We cover everything about The Return, from theories, highs and lows, to its impact and influence. Contains big spoilers for Parts 1-16 and the Twin Peaks canon....

Duration:02:28:54