The #MasterOfMirth finds himself drinking instant coffee in the waiting room of the maternity ward at the local hospital. However, as his story unfolds you’ll discover that all is not as it might appear, and Ben soon discusses various mistakes and misconceptions that have tripped him up over the years…

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The #MasterOfMirth looks back to the day he took refuge in an amusement arcade during a recent Pride event he’d been booked for. Soon Ben turns his thoughts to more autumnal events like Hull Fair and the Nottingham Goose Fair. Will he hit the jackpot and create amusement with his thoughts?

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The #MasterOfMirth finds himself in a tricky situation while his car is back in the garage for repairs. If you’ve ever had problems with a courtesy car, you’ll empathise…

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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Whilst browsing the shelves of a bookshop the #MasterOfMirth is reminded of a recent encounter with his old pal Freddy Fraisthorpe. A spot of reminiscing is soon underway…

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The #MasterOfMirth has popped into a church pew to wax lyrical – literally – on the subjects of ear wax and misheard lyrics! If you’ve ever confused well known song lyrics, tunes, or simply been a little hard of hearing, you’ll empathize for sure! Oh, and stick around after the podcast for a bit of a Bernard bonus!

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

*Bonus material features ‘Orinoco Flow’ Music & Lyrics © Enya and Roma Ryan 1988

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The #MasterOfMirth is house-sitting on the promise of some decent TV and a quiet day awaiting a couple of parcel deliveries. He soon discovers that all is not what it seems, and certainly not as advertised!

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Glisten.Media
Directed by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The promise of film stardom takes the #MasterOfMirth to a tent in a secret location somewhere between Doncaster and Rotherham. Having succeeded in bagging himself a “featured” role he’s suffering the indignity of a Lycra onesie and cheap refreshments…the glamour of movie making!

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The #MasterOfMirth is far from happy with the community obstacle course created by an influx of vans and van drivers. He’s also had a harrowing experience MC’ing a charity gig and giving some driving lessons. Variety is the spice of life…

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The #MasterOfMirth is having trouble finding suitable sources of entertainment for “the smallest room”. Expect some lavatory humour as he explains one or two bathroom dilemas that crop up in Bernard family homes…

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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The #MasterOfMirth is in the post office queue…again. He’s there to pick up a parcel, an endeavor fraught with problems, and aside from the lack of parking he’s none too chuffed with his fellow queue dwellers. If you’ve ever missed a parcel delivery, you’ll feel Ben’s pain…

Written & Performed by Richard Usher
Edited and Produced by Richard Usher
Ben Bernard Theme by John Ryan
‘Ben Bernard’ Created by Richard A. Usher & Paul Speed
‘Blog Off, Ben Bernard!’ © Richard A. Usher & Larynx Productions 2003 & 2019

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