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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: April, 2024
Apr 29, 2024

A Grinnygog is a cheap-looking magic statue, and the centrepiece of this slow-moving story about 80s kids, vicars, and witches (eventually, probably, maybe).   

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Apr 22, 2024

Clock Man is a Czech cartoon long considered to be lost media, which may or may not be haunted and/or cursed. The only way to decide is to track it down and watch it yourself. All hail Clock Man.

 

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Apr 15, 2024

We sit down for a spell to listen to George Cole reading a story about a kindly old magic-user. Wand-er if it'll be magic? That's witch-ful thinking! You try writing these...   

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Apr 8, 2024

If you like the idea of cricketers being reimagined as rabbits, you should probably seek professional help. But oh boy, do we have the one extremely niche cartoon for you! 

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Apr 1, 2024

We grew up in a time when someone could sew a squeaker into a sock and make a fortune from pretending it was entertaining. No wonder our generation hates everything now.  

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