Previously, On… Game of Thrones


I wrote some scripts for Previously, On…, a new podcast from Jamie East in association with Sky Atlantic that aims to recap every episode of classic TV series. First up is Game of Thrones, so if you need to refresh your memory before season 8 airs on 14th April, please give the podcast a listen!


Here’s a list of the episodes I wrote:

S01E02- The Kingsroad
S01E04- Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things
S01E05- The Lion and The Wolf
S01E08- The Pointy End
S02E06- The Old Gods and The New
S02E07- A Man Without Honour
S02E10- Valar Morghulis
S03E01- Valar Dohaeris
S03E02- Dark Wings, Dark Words
S03E07- The Bear and the Maiden Fair
S03E08- Second Sons
S04E01- Two Swords
S04E02- The Lion and the Rose
S04E03- Breaker of Chains
S04E07- Mockingbird
S05E09- The Dance of Dragons
S05E10- Mother’s Mercy
S06E04- Book of the Stranger
S06E05- The Door
S06E10- The Winds of Winter
S07E04- The Spoils of War
S07E05- Eastwatch


The Death of the Cats

Mickey Nold, Dave Allen, 'Barmy' Barry and Dave Krynski.jpgMickey Nold, Dave Allen, ‘Barmy’ Barry and Dave Krynski at The Catacombs club. All club images courtesy of Dave Allen and The Catacombs blog

There’s a tomb on Temple Street in Wolverhampton, where the city has buried something long forgotten.

For those outside of the West Midlands, Northern Soul isn’t typically associated with Wolverhampton. The underground club movement, known for its obscure music and energetic dancing, is popularly considered a- well, northern phenomenon.

But in the late 1960s, a cult following of dedicated soul fans emerged in the UK’s industrialised heartlands. For just seven years, The Catacombs club lived out its short but brilliant life in a former Wolverhampton smelting works, helping to forge Northern Soul from the genre’s earliest days.

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Why millennials should watch Frasier


(Original post at The National Student)

Upon first glance, Frasier is the kind of show that millennials ought to hate.

The Cheers spinoff stars Kelsey Grammer as radio psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, a pompous and self-absorbed snob whose upper-class lifestyle is well out of reach to the average young adult. Beyond the presence of an adorable Jack Russell named Eddie, it’s initially hard to see what the show could offer millennials twenty-five years after it first aired.

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