Hosted by Richard Cutland a 30 year Veteran of the British Army serving with the Royal Tank Regiment. Tank Nuts is an in-depth conversation with the best guests from the Historical and Military World including authors, stuntmen, veterans, celebrities and everything in between. All with incredible and fascinating life stories and a vast amount of knowledge to share.
Tank Nuts Episode Seventeen-Nikki Scott-Founder of Scotty's Little Soldiers
I sit down with Nikki Scott the founder and driving force behind Scotty’s Little Soldiers the incredible charity dedicated to supporting bereaved military children & young people who have experienced the death of a parent who served in the British Armed Forces.
Inspired by the experience of Nikki following the death of her husband Corporal Lee Scott in Afghanistan in 2009, the charity is currently providing assistance to hundreds of bereaved Forces children and young people around the UK.
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Tank Nuts Episode Sixteen-Frank Wood-Site and Restorations Manager at the Eden Camp Modern History Museum
We chat with Frank Wood -Site and Restorations Manager at Eden Camp Modern History Museum. Hear more about this incredible venue all set in the buildings and grounds of an original World War 2 Prisoner of War Camp. We discuss his passion for keeping History alive, his love of a particular exhibit the M-50 Sherman Tank and a whole lot more.
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Tank Nuts Episode Fifteen- "Baz" Private Collector of French Military Vehicles.
We chat with "Baz" a private collector and restorer of French Military Vehicles, we discuss his love for living History, the joys and pitfalls of ownership and restoration and the incredible stories along the way, including meeting the man who keeps a Naval Mine in his living room....
The French Army Reenactment Group on Facebook.
Tank Nuts Episode Fourteen-Rich Jones "The lost Soldier" British Army To Cocaine Kingpin Part 2/2
Part 2-We follow "The lost Soldier" Rich Jones as he gets deeper into the world of organized crime. Culminating in arrest and a 15 year prison sentence in 2012 after being convicted of conspiracy to supply cocaine.
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Tank Nuts Episode Thirteen- Rich Jones "The lost Soldier" British Army To Cocaine Kingpin Part 1/2
Rich Jones aka "The Lost Soldier" served with the Royal Tank Regiment, on leaving the British Army he found himself directionless and looking for that next adrenaline rush which he found in the shape of organised crime. Eventually his underworld criminal cocaine network was taken down by the police and he received a 15-year prison sentence.
Part 1 of 2 episodes takes us from his Army life to close protection and surveillance work to his first experience of the chaotic and dangerous world of organized crime.
Rich is now an author with his first book Charlie Four Kilo recently published as well as veterans support speaker, mentor and course creator.
Tank Nuts Episode Twelve-Duncan Mansfield-Army Veteran & Former Police Officer
A candid chat with with Mr Duncan Mansfield an army veteran and former Police Officer who is heading up a project to restore a British cold war icon, the Chieftain Main Battle Tank, to its former glory in an effort to help ex-servicemen and woman suffering from PTSD and loneliness. Duncan chats openly about his personal journey and experiences that led to his aspiration to form a charity.
Content Warning-Please be aware that in this episode we discuss some sensitive topics including mental health and depictions of violence that some people may find disturbing.
Talk and tanks
I have never just listend to two Jents just talk whilst I’m blowing up tanks
I didn’t think I’d be interested in listening about a stuntman, but it was an amazing interview with a ton of anecdotes about working with weapons and tanks in a number of well-known films.