74 episodes

In Mavericks I talk to people who have swum against the tide and done something truly unusual and inspiring. From famous comedians to chefs to authors and campaigners, this is about doers and creators. There's no agenda; I just talk to people that will, I hope, interest you.

The Mavericks Podcast. Charlie Gladstone

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 93 Ratings

In Mavericks I talk to people who have swum against the tide and done something truly unusual and inspiring. From famous comedians to chefs to authors and campaigners, this is about doers and creators. There's no agenda; I just talk to people that will, I hope, interest you.

    Outdoor Voices. Ep. 2.

    Outdoor Voices. Ep. 2.

    This is a short series about people who live and work outdoors. In this remotely-recorded lockdown series I talk to people who have chosen to live as close to nature as possible, from a forager to an environmental artist and from a warden on a remote island to a shepherd, these are the voices of the outdoors.

    • 15 min
    Outdoor Voices. Ep. 1

    Outdoor Voices. Ep. 1

    This is a short series about people who live and work outdoors. In this remotely-recorded lockdown series I talk to people who have chosen to live as close to nature as possible, from a forager to an environmental artist and from a warden on a remote island to a shepherd, these are the voices of the outdoors.

    • 16 min
    Cover Stories. Pt 6. Stories About Songs.

    Cover Stories. Pt 6. Stories About Songs.

    This is Part 6 (and the final part of Series 1) of Cover Stories, in which my guests dial in their stories about a cover version of a song that has had a profound impact on them. This is about people and music and friendship and life. I hope you enjoy it.

    • 33 min
    Cover Stories. Pt 5. Stories About Songs.

    Cover Stories. Pt 5. Stories About Songs.

    Cover Stories is about people's relationships with that most storied type of song, the cover version. In this episode my guests dial in their tales of frozen New Year's Eve parties, weddings and long-held passion. There's the Falklands War, friendship and much more.

    • 26 min
    Cover Stories. Pt 4. Stories About Songs.

    Cover Stories. Pt 4. Stories About Songs.

    Part 4 of Series 1 of Cover Stories, in which guests dial in reminiscences about a cover version of a song that has set their world on fire. This is a sort of Desert Island Discs about one song, that has to be a cover version. But it isn't really about music, it's about what culture does for us; the passions it evokes and the relationships it builds.

    • 24 min
    Cover Stories. Pt 3. Stories About Songs.

    Cover Stories. Pt 3. Stories About Songs.

    A short series of podcasts in which my guests dial in a personal story about a cover version of a song. They talk about their reaction to and relationship with this song; how it affects them, why they love it, what it makes them feel. This is a sort of Desert Island Discs with one song that has to be a cover. I hope you enjoy it.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

kenmore11 ,

Thanks for the positivity

I’ve been loving this podcast while I’m out running during lockdown
Really inspiring insights from such a range of interesting people and I’ve enjoyed Charlie’s musings
Makes it feel a bit like we are part of a big community during this crisis
Thanks for the positivity in a time of great angst for many people

Navyjackbell ,

Thank you

Great listening

Naomi Devlin ,

Cover songs to celebrate!

Absolutely loved the cover songs episodes. Music has that quality of remembrance that infused these episodes with poignance.

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

Listeners Also Subscribed To