The recent spells of what some might call “bad” weather has found the #MasterOfMirth in a somewhat unique situation, using technology to help out his mother-in-law and neighbour Eddie Evans, but not how you might expect…

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 a somewhat unique relationship with the so-called “cold callers” that are the bane of most people’s lives. When his telephone rings Ben settles back with his cup of tea and prepares for a good natter…

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
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The #MasterOfMirth has been struck down by the “Cleethorpes Hack” – and we don’t mean a dodgy journalist on the local paper! Ailing from a seasonal cold our favourite stand-up discusses his methods for ridding himself of germs and bugs…

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
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The #MasterOfMirth finds time to enjoy some outdoor relaxation between driving lessons as the weather favours alfresco dining over at the home-spun #WeStillSellIt pavement café…

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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