30 episodes

Join Mat Ewins and John Kearns – in the guise of different characters each week – as they attempt to explain the unexplainable and put some of the world’s biggest mysteries under the Microscope in this improvised comedy podcast.
Support Microscope at supporter.acast.com/microscope
Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns with special guests.
Photography by Paul Gilbey.
Theme music by Nicky Green.
Produced by Plosive.
Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

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    • Comedy

Join Mat Ewins and John Kearns – in the guise of different characters each week – as they attempt to explain the unexplainable and put some of the world’s biggest mysteries under the Microscope in this improvised comedy podcast.
Support Microscope at supporter.acast.com/microscope
Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns with special guests.
Photography by Paul Gilbey.
Theme music by Nicky Green.
Produced by Plosive.
Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Case 28: Centaur

    Case 28: Centaur

    Case Twenty Eight. Centaur? Centaur! Mat Ewins dons his best silks and climbs into his stirrups as he launches into Hoof Hefner, convicted fraudster and horse trainer extraordinaire. A bizarre tale of lies, deceit and the charms a man with horse legs can hold over simple folk, one for the record books but for all the wrong reasons.
    Want to help us solve more mysteries? Support Microscope at supporter.acast.com/microscope
    Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns.
    Recorded by Naomi Parnell. Edited by Mat Ewins. Additional editing by Naomi Parnell. Researched by John Kearns.
    Theme music by Nicky Green.
    Photography by Paul Gilbey. Artwork by Mat Ewins.
    Produced by Plosive Productions.
    Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

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    • 36 min
    Case 27: Traffic Warden

    Case 27: Traffic Warden

    Case Twenty Seven. Poop! Poop! Mat Ewins dons his driving gloves and shows us his clutching feet as he joins traffic warden Geoffrey Pinto on a journey through time in, no less, a time travelling car. Think Back to the Future without the spectacle, plot, the charisma of the leads or Spielberg at the helm and you’ll be half way there! Play loud! Play fast!
    Want to help us solve more mysteries? Support Microscope at supporter.acast.com/microscope
    Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns.
    Recorded by Ben Williams. Edited by Mat Ewins. Additional editing by Naomi Parnell. Researched by John Kearns.
    Theme music by Nicky Green.
    Photography by Paul Gilbey. Artwork by Mat Ewins.
    Produced by Plosive Productions.
    Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

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    • 32 min
    Case 26: Shakespeare’s Sequels

    Case 26: Shakespeare’s Sequels

    Case Twenty Six. Mat Ewins pulls up his tights, pulls down his ruff and soliloquises with Bill Bulbs, a librarian (libearian) who discovered the unpublished sequels of William Shakespeare. A tale that could’ve been written by the Bard himself, best listened to whilst being pursued by a bear.
    Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns.
    Recorded by Ben Williams. Edited by Mat Ewins. Additional editing by Ben Williams. Researched by John Kearns.
    Theme music by Nicky Green.
    Photography by Paul Gilbey. Artwork by Mat Ewins.
    Produced by Plosive Productions.
    Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 28 min
    Case 25: 5G

    Case 25: 5G

    Case Twenty Five. Mat Ewins gives BT engineer Greg Gloves a call about the power of 5G, mind control and has his head spun 360 on the revelations regarding the revolving restaurant in London’s glittering middle. With government moles everywhere, play this one quietly on headphones wearing your favourite balaclava.
    Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns.
    Recorded by Naomi Parnell. Edited by Mat Ewins. Additional editing by Ben Williams. Researched by John Kearns.
    Theme music by Nicky Green.
    Photography by Paul Gilbey. Artwork by Mat Ewins.
    Produced by Plosive Productions.
    Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 29 min
    Case 24: The Crown Jewels

    Case 24: The Crown Jewels

    Case Twenty Four. Mat Ewins swoops cloak and dagger to give head of Security at the Tower of London, Robert Cromwell, the heebie jeebies. What exactly happened when the Crown Jewels were victim to one of the most audacious heists in our countries history? With a cast of thousands, this is one to turn up loud in the shower or over a sizzling breakfast pan.
    Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns.
    Recorded by Ben Williams. Edited by Mat Ewins. Additional editing by Ben Williams. Researched by John Kearns.
    Theme music by Nicky Green.
    Photography by Paul Gilbey. Artwork by Mat Ewins.
    Produced by Plosive Productions.
    Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

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    • 29 min
    Case 23: Ghost Writer

    Case 23: Ghost Writer

    Case Twenty Three. A Halloween Special. The Case of the Haunted Tappy Tap Machine. Mat Ewins spell checks Sam McCartney, a hammer horror writer, whose gruesome stories started to come to life owing to a damn haunted word processor. And you thought running out of ink was a problem? Turn this one up loud on your run or as you make dinner.
    Performed by Mat Ewins and John Kearns.
    Recorded by Ben Williams. Edited by Mat Ewins. Additional editing by Ben Williams. Researched by John Kearns.
    Theme music by Nicky Green.
    Photography by Paul Gilbey. Artwork by Mat Ewins.
    Produced by Plosive Productions.
    Follow Microscope on Twitter for details on future live shows: @microscopefun
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/microscope.

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 31 min

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