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 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.
Tank Nuts Episode Eleven-Stefan Karlsson- Director of the Swedish Tank Museum & former Tank Company Commander
I welcome the Director of Arsenalen-The Swedish Tank Museum and former Tank Company Commander Mr Stefan Karlsson to the show. We discuss life in the Swedish Army, the joys of both the Centurion and the S-Tank, plans for the future of the Museum and a whole lot more. Stefan's passion, knowledge and experience of Armour shines through in the conversation.
Tank Nuts Episode Ten-Kevin Wheatcroft-Owner Of One of the Worlds Largest Private Collections of Military Vehicles
I get a chance to chat with the owner of one of the worlds largest private collections of Military Vehicle's- Mr Kevin Wheatcroft.
The Wheatcroft Collection currently stands at over 350 vehicle's. Kevin's passion for military History started at the age of 5. We talk about life, the excitement of the search, work on the restoration of his latest project two Tiger 1's and his future dreams for the collection.
A candid chat with a man whose passion for the preservation of history knows little bounds.
Tank Nuts Episode Nine- Ben Simmonds-Bare Arms Military Support to Film & TV
I chat with Ben Simmons former Officer in the Royal Tank Regiment now Managing Director of Bare Arms - Military Support to Film & TV, a company of military personnel who work in the theatrical and entertainment industries. They have supplied military advisers, personnel, vehicles and training to some of the biggest shows and most of the terrestrial channels, streaming services and more recently computer games companies.
We discuss memories of Training, life in a Tank Crew, deployment to Afghanistan, the future of Film and TV and a whole lot more.
Tank Nuts Episode Eight-David Willey- Curator of The Tank Museum Bovington
My guest is the Curator of one of the largest Tank Museums in the World, public face, author and font of historical knowledge Mr David Willey.
We chat about life before the museum, elegant ladies in the attic, the influence of Rudyard Kipling in the creation of the Museum, wants and wishes for the collection, how to move the 80 ton TOG II and a whole lot more.... Fascinating tales of history and life experiences.
Tank Nuts Episode Seven-Glenn Fleming US Air Force Special Operations
My guest served with the US Air Force Special Operations as a Helicopter Door Gunner, opened his own gun shop, has had numerous TV appearances and is currently the gunsmith for the incredible Texas location (Drive Tanks.com) where not only can you drive a variety of historical Vehicles you can actually live fire them.
We chat about his life, passion for small arms and the hardest Tank to work on..........
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.