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Join Rich, Ben, Felek, Mark and Chrissey as we chat about the world of film, fiction and comics - as well as the latest developments from the world of The Great Escape! Breakout is a monthly podcast by The Great Escape, a collective of film-makers, writers and comic book creators.






Breakout Ep. 10 – Halloween Horror Special

It’s Halloween! And what better way to celebrate than to get together, chat about our favourite things about the festival, our favourite horrific media, and much more! Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on your memories of … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:51:00

Breakout Ep. 9: RIP VHS

As the last video recorder rolls off the production line, we get all sentimental about the humble VHS videotape – sharing our memories, our histories and, for some people, distaste towards the 40-year old format. Thanks for listening! Want to … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:54:58

Breakout Ep. 8: What the heck is Science Fantasy?

The TGE crew get chatting on the mashing together of science fiction and fantasy. What is it? Why do people do it? Does it more palatable for the general public? And why isn’t Terminator 2 an example of it? Thanks for … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:45:23

Breakout Episode 7: The Cinema Experience

The TGE crew get nostalgic for 90s cinema as they discuss their earliest memories of going to the cinema, and remember their favourite cinema experiences. Nowadays the cinema experience is very different to how it was twenty years ago, but … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:50:16

Breakout Episode 6: Are Subscriptions the future of Entertainment?

From Netflix to Amazon Kindle Unlimited, more and more people are getting their media fix through the ever expanding world of digital content subscription services. But will on-demand services be the end of traditional entertainment? Mentioned in the podcast Spectre … Continue reading →

Duration: 01:04:37

Breakout: Christmas Special 2015

It's Christmas! And to celebrate, Rich, Chrissey, Ben and Felek talk about what they are looking forward to over Christmas, their favourite festive films (especially low-budget, straight to DVD ones) and their geeky Christmas traditions. Mentioned in the podcast Watching StargateSG-1 and Atlantis in Order Star Wars: Despecialized The Star Wars Saga: Introducing Machete Order Krampus Thanksgiving Turkey Cooking Fails 'David Hoff' Bone Alone Arthur Christmas Thanks for listening to our...

Duration: 00:33:51