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When Wagon Wheels Were Bigger

When Wagon Wheels Were Bigger is a weekly podcast that watches kids' TV from the eighties and casts a more cynical eye on the shows we used to love. Sometimes funny, usually disappointing, join your hosts Mark and Martyn and ruin a small part of your childhood week by week.
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 24, 2016

"We've got spooks and ghouls and freaks and fools, at... Rentaghost!"
Not to mention all your favourite pantomime rejects and future soap stars. Yes we're back on track (sort of), looking at kids' tv again after a few weeks of old sitcoms. And what more natural route back than via the worst of all children's sitcoms, Rentaghost. Don't go into the cellar! Because there's a dragon, or the ghost of a dragon, or the ghost of a man dressed as a dragon, or something...

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TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jun 10, 2016

Listen very carefully, we will watch this only once...

Mark and Martyn get political with a tenuously EU referendum-based pick in the form of amiable Nazi-occupied sitcom Allo Allo. So let's all laugh at foreigners just like in the good old days. Ha ha ha, they're slightly different than me.And so on.

EMAIL: ifyoulikewagonwheels@outlook.com
TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger

W4B theme composed by John Croudy.

Jun 3, 2016
Hi-De-Hi Wheelers! Mark and Martyn can't hear you! Hi-De-Hi Wheelers! This could go on for a while... 
Tedious holiday camp "fun" is inflicted in what feels like real-time as we watch what passed for entertainment in the 80s re-enacting what passed for entertainment in the 50s. Yay. 
 
EMAIL: ifyoulikewagonwheels@outlook.com
TWITTER: @spreadthewhimsy
FACEBOOK: facebook.com/whenwagonwheelswerebigger
 
W4B theme composed by John Croudy.
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