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Bradbury 100 is a podcast celebrating the centenary of American writer Ray Bradbury, brought to you by Phil Nichols of www.bradburymedia.co.uk

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Bradbury 100 is a podcast celebrating the centenary of American writer Ray Bradbury, brought to you by Phil Nichols of www.bradburymedia.co.uk

    Bradbury 100 - episode 34 - Ray Bradbury's Advice to Writers

    Bradbury 100 - episode 34 - Ray Bradbury's Advice to Writers

    With apologies for some variation in sound quality in this recording...

    Bradbury 100 - celebrating the life and work of American writer Ray Bradbury, presented by Phil Nichols of Bradburymedia.co.uk.

    This full-length episode looks at Ray's essay collection ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING, and features an interview with Renee and Kim, co-hosts of writing advice podcast WORDS TO WRITE BY. Renee and Kim have worked through Ray's advice to writers, and give their verdict on it. Do Ray's writing tips actually help, and how does his advice compare to that of the various writing gurus?

    For more on Bradbury, remember to check out my website, www.bradburymedia.co.uk

    • 58 min
    Bradbury 100 - episode 33 - The Exiles

    Bradbury 100 - episode 33 - The Exiles

    Bradbury 100 - celebrating the life and work of American writer Ray Bradbury, presented by Phil Nichols of Bradburymedia.co.uk.

    This short episodes focuses on Ray's short story "The Exiles", also known as "The Mad Wizards of Mars". An unassuming little tale, it has clear echoes of both FAHRENHEIT 451 and THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES.

    We look at the history and development of the story, which Ray re-wrote several times.

    For more on Bradbury, remember to check out my website, www.bradburymedia.co.uk

    • 14 min
    Bradbury 100 - episode 32 - Dandelion Wine live talk

    Bradbury 100 - episode 32 - Dandelion Wine live talk

    Bradbury 100 - celebrating the life and work of American writer Ray Bradbury, presented by Phil Nichols of Bradburymedia.co.uk.

    This episode features the audio from a live talk given on Ray's 102nd birthday, discussing the origins and development of Bradbury's 1957 novel DANDELION WINE and its sequel, FAREWELL SUMMER.

    If you'd like to see the video version, which has lots of illustrations to accompany the talk, head over to Youtube: https://youtu.be/5tDBMyYeyxs

    • 44 min
    Bradbury 100 - episode 31 - August 2022 update

    Bradbury 100 - episode 31 - August 2022 update

    Bradbury 100 - celebrating the life and work of American writer Ray Bradbury, presented by Phil Nichols of Bradburymedia.co.uk.

    This short episode is an update, and something of a trailer for coming attractions. With Ray's 102nd birthday almost upon us, I bring news of a new LIVE episode of the podcast, and of some future episodes.

    • 7 min
    Bradbury 100 - episode 30 - Bradbury's OTHER Mars Stories

    Bradbury 100 - episode 30 - Bradbury's OTHER Mars Stories

    Bradbury 100 - celebrating the life and work of American writer Ray Bradbury, presented by Phil Nichols of Bradburymedia.co.uk.

    This episode looks at Ray Bradbury's OTHER Martian stories, stories about Mars and Martians which are NOT included in his THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES.

    I review each of the un-chronicled martian tales, and figure out where they fit into the mythos of The Martian Chronicles. Be ready for some surprises!

    • 41 min
    Bradbury 100 - episode 29 - Ray Bradbury and Style

    Bradbury 100 - episode 29 - Ray Bradbury and Style

    Bradbury 100 - celebrating the life and work of American writer Ray Bradbury, presented by Phil Nichols of Bradburymedia.co.uk.

    This episode looks at Ray Bradbury's writing style. What does he have in common with other authors, and how does he differ from them?

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

kim smuga ,

A delightful celebration of Bradbury’s life and works

This podcast has so many wonderful interviews with people who have been inspired, both professionally and personally, by Ray Bradbury’s writings and creative works. Nicols is a great interviewer and this podcast is a great way to find out more about this influential author.

TomMarkel ,

A fantastic podcast and tribute to Ray Bradbury

A fantastic podcast and tribute to Ray Bradbury. Excellent guests and details on Rays stories and all the different productions such as radio drams, movies, books, TV etc.. Just a wealth of information on Ray Bradbury whom I am been a fan of and consumed in every weay possible since I was a teenager. I am now 62. Thank you.

paratrooper1775 ,

A wonderful podcast about Ray Bradbury and much more!

Dr. Phil Nichols hosts a very entertaining podcast about the life and writing career of Ray Bradbury. He has a lot of guests who either knew Ray or were inspired by his work. You don’t have to know a lot about Ray to get into the podcast. If you have any interest in entertainment or literature, you will enjoy this podcast. Thank you, Dr. Nichols, for all of your hard work!

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