Tag: Michael Bentine

Welcome to an early summer double-bill edition of ‘Richard A. Usher – The Podcast!’ featuring more oddball sketches for May and June, plus seasonal irritations for Ben Bernard. So, pull up a deckchair, grab an iced cocktail and tune your …

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Read More »

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Welcome to a special omnibus edition of ‘Richard A. Usher – The Podcast!’ featuring more oddball sketches for March and April, plus medical irriations for Ben Bernard. So, sit yourself down somewhere comfy, put on your listening ears and expect …

From the Sword that Knighted a Famous Scientist to the Lance that Slew the Dragon… Read More »

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Welcome to the first anniversary edition of ‘Richard A. Usher – The Podcast!’ featuring more oddball sketches and more irriations for Ben Bernard. So, sit yourself down somewhere comfy, put on your listening ears and expect the unexpected as we …

Your Ticket to a New Utopia Read More »

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As the curtain is (at the time of scribbling) about to rise on a “new” ‘Goon Show’ style stage experience*, it seemed an apt moment to share some memories of my own experience treading Goonish boards.  It was late one …

Goon Show Memories… OR… A Stage I Went Through Read More »

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Today marks the one hundred and second anniversary of the tragic sinking of the ocean liner RMS Titanic.  Now, it just happens that I was involved in a special project to mark the centenary of that historic event.  I was …

“Did you hear the one about the Iceberg?” …and Other Titanic Tales Read More »

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