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Best Adam Gradwell podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Adam Gradwell podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Join host Adam Gradwell as he talks about growing up in the 80s and early 90s and his favourite movies and TV shows. Along the way he interviews special guests from pop culture that get the nostalgia flowing. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerds FB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show
 
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Adam is joined by Academy Award winner Paul Hirsch. Paul won his Oscar for his work on Star Wars. We chat about his work with Brian De Palma, George Lucas, Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and his brand new book A Long Time Ago In A Cutting Room Far Far Away..... You can buy Pauls book here: UK: https://amzn.to/2RqMnfP US: https://www.amazon.com/ ...…
 
In this episode I chat to Dominic Pace who features as "Gekko" the Bounty Hunter in the brand new, and hotly anticipated, The Mandalorian. The Mandalorian is the first live action Star Wars TV show and is the flagship launch title of the streaming service Disney+. Disney+ and The Mandalorian both launch on 12th November. Dominic is a character ...…
 
Part 2 of my amazing interview with Mark Marshall who worked at Lucasfilm and Amblin Entertainment where he was Steven Spielberg's Personal Assistant. If you are a fan of The Goonies you need to listen to this episode. Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the show? Donate and invest in the shows growth here: https://bit.ly/2yLJye ...…
 
Mark Marshall worked at Lucasfilm in the late 70s and early 80s and was Steven Spielbergs assistant at Amblin Entertainment in the 80s. Mark and I have an incredible chat about his experiences from the production and release of The Empire Strikes Back and he also shares stories from working with Steven Spielberg ,being on set of Back to the Fut ...…
 
In this hilarious episode I chat with one of the worlds funniest comedians, Bill Bailey. Bill stars along side Idris Elba in Sky One comedy In The Long Run which returns for series two on Wednesday 16th October. We chat about the show, his comedy, VCRs, Twitter spats and a ton of other stuff. Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of ...…
 
Listen to me chat with Karyn Parsons about growing up in Santa Monica, her role as Hilary in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, her new book How High the Moon and Sweet Blackberry. Parsons starred as Hilary Banks on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which aired on NBC from 1990 to 1996. She co-created, co-produced, co-wrote, and co-starred on t ...…
 
I chat with Julie Ann Emery about her career, growing up and Star Wars! Julie began her career at the age of 16 and has appeared in several stage productions, such as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Bye Bye Birdie. She has appeared in films and television series such as ER, CSI: Miami, Taken, Commander in Chief, Line of Fire, ...…
 
Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the show? Donate and invest in the shows growth here: https://bit.ly/2yLJyeH I chat with 80s chart topping legend Paul Young about his music, Live Aid, Nelson Mandella and why his version of Everytime You Go Away wasn't used at the end of Planes Trains and Automobiles! Paul Antony Young (born ...…
 
I have made it to 50 episodes! And what a way to mark the occasion! On this episode I don't have 1 guest. I don't have 2 guests. I have 3 guests! In this Flash Gordon special I speak to Lisa Downs, Producer and Director of the Life After Flash documentary. I also speak to Melody Anderson, who played Dale Arden in flash Gordon. and I also speak ...…
 
In this episode I speak with the cast and co producer of The Shark Is Broken. 'You’re gonna need a bigger boat.' Jaws, Martha’s Vineyard 1974: three iconic actors, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss, are tortuously confined together on the Orca while filming, enduring endless delays, studio politics, foul weather and a constantly br ...…
 
I chat with the lovely Harriet Thorpe, one of the UKs great stage and screen actresses who has been in flipping loads of things including Absolutely Fabulous, French and Saunders and of course The Brittas Empire. And Harriet is on a mission! She is campaigning to BRING BACK BRITTAS! And get The Brittas Empire on Netflix. And we can all help out ...…
 
In this episode I continue the 30 year celebrations of Fun House by chatting with the famous Fun House twins Melanie and Martina. The twins were an essential part of Fun House for 11 series and in this lively chat we talk about, amongst other things, how they got involved in Fun House and how their band "A Twin Thing" was huge in Japan. Promo: ...…
 
I have an awesome conversation with the one and only Hugo Myatt, who played Treguard the Dungeon Master in the fantastic kids TV show Knightmare. It was a must see show when I was a kid and was the pinnacle of early evening viewing after school. Hugo and I discuss the conception of Knightmare, how he got involved and some behind the scenes stor ...…
 
In this episode I continue looking at each year in the history of Star Wars, this time its the turn of 1980! A huge year because not only was I born but also because The Empire Strikes Back was released. I talk about the release of the movie, the audience reaction, the toys and the biggest movies and music from the year. Stay listening to the e ...…
 
In this episode I start the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future Part 2 celebrations early by chatting with the incredibly nice, interesting and generous Jeffrey Weissman. Jeffrey played the role of George Mcfly in both sequels. We chat about how he came to star in one of the best sequels of all time, his experiences during filming, his other ...…
 
In this episode I talk to the king of kids TV Pat Sharp. We discuss the 30th anniversary of kids TV show Fun House, his career and yes....I mention the mullet. You can contact Pat at patsharp.co.uk Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A ...…
 
In this episode I look at the fantastic movie Big starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins. I find out some fascinating behind the scenes facts and read some of my Twitter followers memories of this movie, including one from Elizabeth Perkins herself! Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to g ...…
 
I continue my look at each year in the history of Star Wars. 1979 was a big year due to the filming of The Empire Strikes Back. Filming starts under troubled conditions in Finse, Norway for the location shots for Hoth. I also speak about the top movies and music from that year. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use m ...…
 
In this episode I chat with Adam Christopher, author of the new official Stranger Things novel Darkness on the Edge of Town. We chat about the book, growing up in New Zealand, movies we love and his other projects including Star Wars. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount ...…
 
In this SPOILER FREE episode I react to the amazing Avengers Endgame and round some IMDB reviews. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & ...…
 
In this new series I take detailed look at each week in the shooting schedule of Back to the Future. Each episode will dive into the fascinating highs and lows of producing this wonderful movie. This episode features weeks 1-3 and includes a review of the awesome new book Race Through Time. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro ...…
 
In this spoiler free episode I talk about the first official Stranger Things novel Suspicious Minds by the very talented Gwenda Bond. Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download ...…
 
In this episode I react to the teaser trailer and title reveal for Star Wars Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker! Promo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and A ...…
 
I now have a Patreon page! Head on over to patron.com, search for Geeky Retro Nerds Show and sign up for $2 a month to receive extra content. A patron timed exclusive series about year in the 80s is what you will get if you subscribe, looking at the movies, music and events of each year in that awesome decade.--- Send in a voice message: https: ...…
 
I continue my look at each year in Star Wars history. This episode, in 1978, I talk about the toy line, comics, the fan club and yes.....I mention the Holiday Special.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
In this episode I talk about what is coming up on future shows, as well as talk about the hilarious movie Airplane!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
I continue to look at each year in the history of Star Wars. In this episode I talk about 1977, the release of Star Wars. Listen on Podcoin and get rewarded for listening.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
On the 25th anniversary of his death I count down John Candy's top 5 movies, as voted by my Twitter followers. Join in the discussion at @geekyretronerds--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
Join me on Day 2 of Capital Sci Fi Con. In this episode I talk to some of the cosplayers, the paying guests and the traders.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
Quick walk round Capital Sci-fi Con in Edinburgh. All proceeds go to the charity CHAS. I’m here all weekend.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
In this episode I count down the top 5 most upsetting movie scenes from when I was a kid. This is a real tear jerker so keep the hankies ready!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
Continuing to look at each year in the history of Star Wars, I look at what was happening in 1976. As usual I look at top grossing movies, top selling singles, world events and of course what was going on with Star Wars. Sponsored by truffleshuffle.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message…
 
Join me as I look at bad reviews for the fantastic 80s movie Teen Wolf! I absolutely love this cult classic starring Michael J Fox. Teen Wolf was made before Back to the Future but released after it due its huge success! The producers of Teen Wolf couldn't have timed it better!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/me ...…
 
In this episode I count down the top 5 80s cartoons as voted for by my followers on Twitter.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
In this year by tear episode its time to talk about 1975. This was a huge year in the history of Star Wars. Here I talk about the 2nd and 3rd drafts of the script, casting, Ralph McQuarrie, John Barry and historical events from this year. Oh, and Fawlty Towers gets a mention too!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/ ...…
 
In this series of episodes I look at each year in Star Wars history. Starting with 1974 I highlight the top movies, music and historical events from this year. Of course I also talk about key events in the development of Star Wars.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message…
 
Welcome to Episode 1 of Journals of the Jedi, my first venture into podcasting about Star Wars. In this episode I read through the replies to this episodes "Hoth Topic" on Twitter - What do you love about Star Wars? I also have a look at what is coming our way in 2019 and I do a quick review of the really impressive book by Gina McIntyre: Star ...…
 
Happy new Year! I talk about one of my favourite movies, Big Trouble in Little China. This episode includes top 5 Jack Burton quotes as voted by my Twitter followers.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
In this episode I look over some bad reviews for the festive classic Scrooged with Bill Murray.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
As a kid of the 80s and early 90s I got some cracking Christmas presents. These are my top 5 gifts I got from my parents based on the excitement factor! Join me as I take a walk along memory lane and reminisce about Christmas and the fun things I got.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message…
 
In this episode I talk about the fantastic Christmas movie Gremlins! I talk about some behind the scenes info and I also announce the winner of my Gizmo T-shirt competition!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
My first ever cross over episode with the fantastic lads from The Pearls Of Fandom. We have a chat about the awesome Back to the Future 3, where we rank it in the Back to the Future trilogy, our favourite moments and some interesting facts from behind the scenes. Thanks so much to the boys from Pearls of Fandom, I had a great time.--- Send in a ...…
 
I'm live from a new store in Falkirk. Scotland called Geeks and Gamers.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
“Top 5......” is a bonus series of episodes which will be made available to my Patrons on Patreon. They are in addition to my regular episodes. This top 5 is my favourite Star Wars moments. I’m sure all Star Wars fans have a different top 5 that they enjoy the most, but this is mine. Please visit my Patreon page where you can sub from as little ...…
 
In this Thanksgiving Special I talk about the classic 1987 Holiday comedy from John Hughes Planes Trains and Automobiles. To all my stateside listeners have a happy and safe holiday.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
The Goonies is one of the best kids films ever made. This classic from Richard Donner, Chris (or Christopher as I call him!) Columbus and Steven Spielberg was on repeat in my house in the 80s. I absolutely love it. However......it seems not everybody loves The Goonies! To celebrate my collaboration with truffleshuffle.com I talk about the movie ...…
 
Live at Comic Con Scotland I take a stroll through the main areas and talk about the guests and merch! Guests include David Hasselhoff, Sam J Jones and Dirk Benedict!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
 
Ghostwatch is a British reality–horror/mockumentary television film, first broadcast on BBC1 on Halloween night, 1992. Written by Stephen Volk, and directed by Lesley Manning, the drama was produced for the BBC anthology series Screen One by Richard Broke, Ruth Baumgarten and Derek Nelson--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retr ...…
 
In this episode I talk about the Tim Burton spooky classic Beetlejuice. After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) b ...…
 
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