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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 talks to Chris Rodley about Once Upon A Time

10/17/2018
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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 follow-up to our discussion about Once Upon A Time, we talk to documentary filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley about this classic episode, the gladiatorial battle of wits between Patrick McGoohan and Leo McKern, and why this is his favourite piece of television. We also discuss how it leads in to the finale Fall Out and the impact that these two episodes had on the television...

Duration:01:37:28

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 16: Once Upon A Time

10/10/2018
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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 Once Upon A Time, the sixteenth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) and Number 2 (Leo McKern) enter the 'Embryo Room' to undergo Degree Absolute, a seven-day experimental process in which Number 6 is regressed to a childlike state and Number 2 takes on the roles of authority figures throughout his life. As the days and nights pass, the...

Duration:02:09:51

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 15: The Girl who was Death

9/28/2018
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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 Girl who was Death, the fifteenth episode of The Prisoner. In this comic caper, Number 6 spins a tall tale about a suave spy on the search for Schnipps (Kenneth Griffiths), a mad scientist with a Napoleon fixation who is intent on destroying London. The mysterious Mr X soon draws the attention of Sonia (Justine Lord), Schnipps' daughter, a glamorous...

Duration:02:07:12

The Tally Ho talks to Ian Rakoff

9/13/2018
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Welcome to The Tally Ho, a podcast about the classic TV series The Prisoner. In this special episode, we talk to writer, editor and comic book collector Ian Rakoff. Ian worked as an assistant editor on the series, and wrote the classic episode Living in Harmony. We chatted to Ian about his life and career, from growing up in apartheid South Africa to his career in TV and film working alongside some legendary film makers such as Lindsay Anderson, John Boorman, and Nic Roeg. Ian discussed his...

Duration:02:31:18

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 14: Living in Harmony

8/30/2018
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The Tally Ho welcomes you to Harmony as we continue our journey through classic TV series The Prisoner. In this episode we look at Living in Harmony, the fourteenth episode of The Prisoner. In an unusual Western spin on The Prisoner, The Stranger (Patrick McGoohan) resigns from his role of Sheriff in the Old West, but is captured and brought to the mysterious town of Harmony, whose citizens are governed by the ruthless Judge (David Bauer). However, refusal to conform and take up the role of...

Duration:02:30:42

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 13: Do Not Forsake Me...

8/16/2018
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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 Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling, the thirteenth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 is subjected to a bizarre experiment in which is mind is transferred into the body of a another man (Nigel Stock). Placed back in his London home with his memories of The Village erased, his only hope may be to track down Professor Seltzman, the missing scientist who invented...

Duration:02:43:51

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 12: A Change of Mind

8/2/2018
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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 Change of Mind, the twelfth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) is hauled before the Village committee on charges of being "unmutual", an anti-social member of the community. Unable and unwilling to engage with the process that is expected to rehabilitate him, he faces the prospect of undergoing "instant social conversion" at the hands of...

Duration:02:08:37

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: Every...

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 we...

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 can...

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. If...

Duration:01:08:03

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 5: The Schizoid Man

4/11/2018
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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 Schizoid Man, the fifth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) is pitted against his doppelgänger Number 12 who has assumed Number 6's identity within The Village. Number 2 (Anton Rogers) oversees the elaborate ruse to make Number 6 doubt his own perception of himself and question his identity. Meanwhile, Number 24 (Jane Merrow) is drawn...

Duration:02:24:59

The Tally Ho - The Prisoner episode 4: Free For All

3/28/2018
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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 Free For All, the fourth episode of The Prisoner. Number 6 (Patrick McGoohan) runs against Number 2 (Eric Portman) in the Village election. But a fair and free democracy is incompatible with the aims of the Village, and Number 6 finds himself manipulated into a power grab beyond his control. Join us as we discuss this satirical and surreal take on the...

Duration:02:34:22

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:01:42:22