We Have Ways of Making You Talk show

We Have Ways of Making You Talk

Summary: Achtung! Achtung!Comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland discuss all matters Second World War.We Have Ways of Making You Talk is a bi-weekly show exploring the war in close up. James and Al have a stunning knowledge of their subject, but don't expect a linear narrative. The boys love a tangent and a forgotten tale.We Have Ways of Making You Talk roams down forgotten front lines, casts new villains and makes the case for unlikely heroes.Send questions to James and Al via Twitter using #WeHaveWays or by email to wehavewayspodcast@gmail.comBattle stations!

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 294. Jewish Resistance: Selma van de Perre, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:45:50

Selma van de Perre was a Dutch resistance fighter who was just 17 years old when the Second World War began. Using an alias and fake ID she risked her life travelling across the Netherlands, delivering Allied newspapers and helping Jews evade the Nazis. In July 1944 Selma's luck ran out. She was captured and transported to Ravensbrück as a political prisoner, where she remained until her liberation in 1945. James Holland interviews Selma about her extraordinary war time story. This is part one of a two part series with Selma van de Perre. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 293. Mutiny | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:45:38

A listener’s recent discovery that his uncle may have been one of the 258 British soldiers accused of mutiny in Malaya sends the podcast down an intriguing rabbit hole. James Holland gives Al Murray a final update on his research into the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry as his book heads to the publisher.  A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 292. Family Stories - Ep 11 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:57

Listeners to We Have Ways of Making You Talk write the scripts for our Sunday morning podcasts, as Al Murray and James Holland read out their family stories from the Second World War. This week we hear of a challenging parachute jump, a swim from the beach at Dunkirk, some remarkable wine and a date with the daughter of an Egyptian brewery. With thanks to Mark Reynier, Zach Pease, Steve Wren, Jane Gulliford Lowes, Peter Miles, Neil Yorke-Wade and Michael Thomson for sharing their stories. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 291. Irish Fighters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:57:49

Although Ireland remained neutral during the war it didn’t stop Irish men joining the British Armed Forces. Joseph Quinn joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss why so many Irish men joined the British Army and the damage this could do to their reputation back home. Joseph also tells the story of the IRA members who fought for the Nazis in Europe. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 290. Veritable, Trombones and The Chindits | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:59

James Holland and Al Murray get their hands on the post-operation report of Veritable, review the success of the Chindits and dig deeper into the extraordinary story of some missing brass instruments. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 289. Family Stories - Ep 10 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:21:43

This week we hear more of your war time family stories. Including the story of a ship on an undercover mission; a German woman working in the UK during the war; and a flight crew returning to base long after they were presumed missing in action. With thanks to Alan Ciammaichella, Alexander Kasterine, Ted King, Ashley Lewis, Mark Talbot and Tom for sharing their stories. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Jon Gill Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 288. The Hitler Years | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:46

With historian Frank McDonough and actor Paul McGann. Between 1940 and 1945 the Third Reich fell from the pinnacle of its power to devastating collapse. Historian Frank McDonough, author of The Hitler Years, joins James Holland and Al Murray, along with actor Paul McGann, to discuss the final years of the Third Reich, as well as the war’s impact on the people of Liverpool. The Hitler Years - Disaster 1940-1945 by Frank McDonough is out now. The audiobook is read by Paul McGann. A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 287. The War Beneath the Waves | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:54:27

Fascination with the threat of U-boats has deflected attention from the effectiveness of allied submariners. James Holland and Al Murray take a deep dive to explore the impact in the Pacific. Join the We Have Ways membership club to watch a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 286. Family Stories - Ep 9 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:08

This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of uncovering a staggering stash of champagne, finding yourself behind enemy lines and discovering a sailor’s incredible story after coming into possession of their ditty box. With thanks to Chris Brown, Andy Fieldhouse, Xan Kinnier, Fabian Martens, Francis Mullan and Ian Smith for sharing their stories. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Jon Gill Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 285. Hitler’s Henchman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32:31

Hans Globke was the civil servant responsible for framing the Nuremberg anti-Jewish race laws. Yet somehow he returned to post war government and became an architect of the modern German state. The Times’ Berlin correspondent Oliver Moody joins Al Murray and James Holland to explain how it happened. Oliver has produced a two part podcast series delving deeper into the story of Hans Globke. You can listen to it here: The Spider in the Web: The Hans Globke Story (pt 1 & 2): https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/reporter/id1468479490 Join the We Have Ways membership club to watch a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 284. Winter Mud | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:55:23

The battles of late 1944 are examined as James Holland and Al Murray explore the front line post Market Garden. Also up for discussion are the Polish soldiers who survived the hardships of the Russian gulag before returning to the allied line at Monte Cassino.  Join the We Have Ways membership club to watch a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 283. Family Stories - Ep 8 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:42

This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of a daring mission to recover a V-2 missile, surviving the atom bomb dropped on Nagasaki and a mysterious explosion on HMS Dasher. With thanks to Mark Curzon, Tim Foley, Ron Hukari, Darren Little, David Niddam-Dent and Paul Seeman for sharing their stories. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Jon Gill Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 282. Spitfire! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:11

The world’s most iconic aircraft is celebrating its 85th birthday. Not that we need an excuse to revel in the beauty and engineering brilliance of the Spitfire. Historian and broadcaster Paul Beaver joins James Holland and Al Murray to discuss the Spitfire’s journey from design page to mainstay of British fighter command. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 281. Nightmare at Nijmegen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:42

Why did General Jim Gavin, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, not prioritise the capture of the bridge at Nijmegen as part of Operation Market Garden? James Holland and Al Murray examine the after event report to work out who decided the capture of the Groesbeek Heights was the priority. Join the We Have Ways membership club to watch a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Joey McCarthy Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

 280. Family Stories - Ep 7 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:45

This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of a friendship with Douglas Bader, the sinking of the Wallasea and a powerfully evocative poem from a Chindit. With thanks to Mike Atkinson, Mike King, Alex McKenzie, James McNeill and John Wood for sharing their stories. We Have Ways has a membership club which includes a live version of the podcast streamed on the internet each Thursday evening. Join at Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Jon Gill Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Website: www.wehavewayspod.com Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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