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Amazing life stories of great old characters. Chris Heath sticks the kettle on and gets to hear the life story of an older legend in their golden years. Full of amazing and compelling characters, heart-warming tales and extraordinary lives. Episodes drop every two weeks. Warning: May contain biscuits. If you know someone who might like to take part, email Chris with some details about them: chrisheathpodcast@gmail.com

Two Cups of Tea Chris Heath

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Amazing life stories of great old characters. Chris Heath sticks the kettle on and gets to hear the life story of an older legend in their golden years. Full of amazing and compelling characters, heart-warming tales and extraordinary lives. Episodes drop every two weeks. Warning: May contain biscuits. If you know someone who might like to take part, email Chris with some details about them: chrisheathpodcast@gmail.com

    Episode 26 - Wendy Mitchell

    Episode 26 - Wendy Mitchell

    A special show and a chance to meet Wendy Mitchell; an absolutely inspirational woman and author of Somebody I Used To Know, the best-selling autobiography about living with early onset Dementia. If there’s anyone with Dementia in your life this is a required listen. She talks with such resounding clarity and insight about her own condition and is still so upbeat. It was a privilege just to talk to her. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 46 Min.
    Episode 25 - Wilf Lunn

    Episode 25 - Wilf Lunn

    We’ve been away for a bit cos life has a habit of getting in the way… but we’re back with a VERY special show. Today’s guest is a creative hero of my childhood and I suspect many of yours too. A regular feature of Vision On with Tony Hart, Eureka, Jigsaw and various other TV appearances, today’s guest is designer, inventor, artist, performer and explosives afficionado… Wilf Lunn! Brace yourself... don't say you weren't warned! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 48 Min.
    Episode 24 - Janet Street Porter

    Episode 24 - Janet Street Porter

    Tom Price appears live at the National Conference of the Campaign To End Loneliness and enjoys a nice sit down and a cup of tea with the incomparable Janet Street Porter, complete with the occasional rude word. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 28 Min.
    Episode 23 - Peter Pallai

    Episode 23 - Peter Pallai

    One of the most extraordinary life stories I've ever heard. Born in 1938 in Budapest, Hungary, Peter was only a young child when he was separated from his parents when war broke out. A Jewish boy under the heel of the Nazis and then, after the war, the Communist regime, he went on to play a role in the attempted Hungarian revolution of 1956. He speaks with incredible honesty and vivid detail about how those events unfolded and goes on to speak of his time as a refugee in Britain before becoming a teacher and then joining the BBC World Service. Lovely man and an incredible life. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 Std. 8 Min.
    Episode 22 - Linda Jackim Werlein

    Episode 22 - Linda Jackim Werlein

    Born in 1944 in the USA, she was raised in a place called Daylight, Tennessee. Her father was a fire and brimstone Preacher and they started out in a two room shack next to a snake-filled creek. From here, came a turbulent upbringing, four wildly different husbands and, against the odds, gaining admission to a prestigious, Ivy League university. She even talks candidly about her short spell in a psychiatric hospital when she was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 Std. 3 Min.
    Episode 21 - David Ord

    Episode 21 - David Ord

    David’s Story. He’s warm-hearted, an irrepressible enthusiast and one of life’s true innocents. His life story is fascinating, starting in 1937 in Hartlepool. His tales feature overcoming a disability, a musical youth, a brushmaking apprenticeship, hospital radio, rubbing shoulders with showbiz royalty; Bud Flanagan, Norman Wisdom and even playing onstage with Old Mother Riley. He also talks movingly about about the very recent loss of his wife of over 50 years, Hazel.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 36 Min.

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