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A fortnightly podcast that explores the fringes of culture; its mavericks and pranksters, adventurers and occultists, artists, comics, eroticists and even the odd chef. Each podcast features a guest speaker recorded before an audience, somewhere in the UK. Hosted by Dr Bramwell and his ill-prepared sidekick, Mr Mounfield. Season 2 starts in November!

The Odditorium Andrew Mailing

    • Maatschappij & cultuur

A fortnightly podcast that explores the fringes of culture; its mavericks and pranksters, adventurers and occultists, artists, comics, eroticists and even the odd chef. Each podcast features a guest speaker recorded before an audience, somewhere in the UK. Hosted by Dr Bramwell and his ill-prepared sidekick, Mr Mounfield. Season 2 starts in November!

    End of Series Three

    End of Series Three

    We have now reached the end of our third journey through the portal labelled “Odditorium”. The two Davids reflect on the eclectic fare that has been offered and look forward to putting their feet up and consuming a celebratory biscuit, when…! Thank you for listening to this series and we look forward to returning in […]

    • 5 min.
    42. Down with Romance with Lynne Murphy

    42. Down with Romance with Lynne Murphy

    To paraphrase Monty Python, “What have the French ever done for us?”. Well, language wise, quite a lot or 74% to be precise. But is it all good? Dr Lynne Murphy asks us to reclaim our language and the two Davids try to reclaim our land.

    • 32 min.
    41. Concorde with Julie Oliver

    41. Concorde with Julie Oliver

    The post 41. Concorde with Julie Oliver appeared first on The Odditorium.

    • 30 min.
    40. Animal Sex and Death with Jules Howard

    40. Animal Sex and Death with Jules Howard

    Zoology expert, Jules Howard gives his second Odditorium talk on the sex lives of animals, the extraordinary ways some creatures have learned to extend their lives and what we can learn from them. In the studio pie, cake and biscuit lover Dave Mounfield, is doing all he can to make it past 40.

    • 27 min.
    39. Ritual and Pilgrimage with Rupert Sheldrake

    39. Ritual and Pilgrimage with Rupert Sheldrake

    We were delighted when Rupert agreed to come and speak at one of our live Odditorium events in 2016. Here the celebrated scientist explores the importance of ritual and pilgrimage and the rise of psychedelic rituals in recent years. Inspired, our intrepid presenters take a pilgrimage to the shops…to buy some biscuits.

    An Odditorium Special: Watling Street

    An Odditorium Special: Watling Street

    Something a bit different for our episode today! Odditorium co-presenter David Bramwell, together with author John Higgs, have made a special 4-part series exploring the hidden history of one of Britain’s oldest roads: Watling Street. This sample episode, recorded on location in Kent, covers everything from the Carry -On’s Charles Hawtry to Brian Haw, who […]

    • 46 min.

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