Tag Archives: The Tangent Tree

The Irresistible Summons: Summary of Recent Articles

Here’s a one-stop-shop with links to all you need to know about my latest horror/supernatural conspiracy thriller novel The Irresistible Summons. The background in the image below is a reference to an incident in a prison during the opening chapter, … Continue reading

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Recent Interviews with yours truly 3 – The Tangent Tree

Here is the third of a recent batch of interviews given around the subject of my newly released modern gothic mystery/supernatural conspiracy thriller novel The Irresistible Summons. This time, the interview was conducted by Samantha Stephen, as a spin-off mini-episode … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 10: Doctor Who

In the final episode of this series of The Tangent Tree podcast, Samantha and I take a break from discussing films, and instead discuss Doctor Who. For any fans of the series, this episode is a must. As ever, listen … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 9: E.T. – Something Rather Special

On this week’s episode of The Tangent Tree, Sam thinks I can’t talk about E.T. The Extra Terrestrial without getting emotional and welling up. Utter nonsense of course. Nonsense… As usual, listen on Spotify, Podcast Addict, iTunes, or by clicking … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 8: Period Films (Not Carrie)

In this week’s episode of our film podcast The Tangent Tree, Sam and I don’t discuss Carrie, except briefly. We do discuss period dramas though, once we get over a brief moment of juvenile humour. As always, listen on Podcast … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 7: Provocateurs of Cinema

This week’s podcast from The Tangent Tree continues our discussion about Quentin Tarantino, and moves into a conversation about cinema’s provocateurs. As always, listen on Podcast Addict, iTunes, or Spotify, or else click here. Don’t forget to check back here … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 6: Tarantino and Censorship

After a half-term break (or Sam going off the edge of the map where there’s no internet), this week’s podcast from The Tangent Tree talks about Quentin Tarantino, the early 1990s UK censorship controversy, and more… Listen in all the … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 5: Remakes and Rumours of Remakes

In this week’s podcast from The Tangent Tree, Sam and I discuss remakes. Are they always soulless commercial ventures devoid of artistic merit? Or are there sometimes valid reasons for remaking films? As ever, listen here, or on iTunes, Spotify, … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 4: Let’s Talk About Politics

In this week’s podcast from The Tangent Tree, Sam and I discuss political drama in film and television. Inevitably, the subject turns to real life politics… but if you’re looking for polarising bile of the kind typically seen on social … Continue reading

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The Tangent Tree Series 2 Episode 3: Aliens, Time Travel, and Doctor Who (Sci-Fi part 2)

The second of our two-part podcast on science fiction is now available from The Tangent Tree. In this episode, we talk alien invasions, creature features, McCarthyism, time travel, Doctor Who, and why if you don’t like Back to the Future … Continue reading

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