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SEASON THREE


Episode Thirty-Four | Exorcist Dave Stewart (Part 2) An exorcist faces the toughest case of his career in a new story by Ross Sutherland (part 2 of 2)

Episode Thirty-Four | Exorcist Dave Stewart (Part 2)

An exorcist faces the toughest case of his career in a new story by Ross Sutherland (part 2 of 2)


Episode Thirty-Three | Exorcist Dave Stewart (Part 1) An exorcist faces the toughest case of his career in a new story by Ross Sutherland (part 1 of 2).

Episode Thirty-Three | Exorcist Dave Stewart (Part 1)

An exorcist faces the toughest case of his career in a new story by Ross Sutherland (part 1 of 2).


Episode Thirty-Two | Jerusalem + 7 Ross Sutherland rewrites Jerusalem, in collaboration with Golden Age of Steam and composer Matthew Kaner. First broadcast on Radio 3's Late Junction. Listen to the full BBC episode here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04lkxh6

Episode Thirty-Two | Jerusalem + 7

Ross Sutherland rewrites Jerusalem, in collaboration with Golden Age of Steam and composer Matthew Kaner. First broadcast on Radio 3's Late Junction.

Listen to the full BBC episode here:
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04lkxh6

SEASON 2

Episode Thirty-One | You Can't Go Home Again [2ND BIRTHDAY EPISODE] For a special second birthday episode, Ross Sutherland records a correspondence with poet Aaron Kent. Having stopped writing poetry in recent years, Ross tries to use the space to revisit his love of verse. Ross tries to investigate why he wrote and also come to terms with why he stopped. Listen to all of Aaron’s interviews:  poeticinterviews.wordpress.com

Episode Thirty-One | You Can't Go Home Again [2ND BIRTHDAY EPISODE]

For a special second birthday episode, Ross Sutherland records a correspondence with poet Aaron Kent. Having stopped writing poetry in recent years, Ross tries to use the space to revisit his love of verse. Ross tries to investigate why he wrote and also come to terms with why he stopped.

Listen to all of Aaron’s interviews: 
poeticinterviews.wordpress.com


Episode Thirty | One Track Minds This month, in a crossover with the One Track Minds podcast, Ross discusses his favourite song of all time. Recorded live at the Tabernacle in October 2016.

Episode Thirty | One Track Minds

This month, in a crossover with the One Track Minds podcast, Ross discusses his favourite song of all time. Recorded live at the Tabernacle in October 2016.


Episode Twenty-Nine | Casino Exit Ross tells the story of his time working in a casino.

Episode Twenty-Nine | Casino Exit

Ross tells the story of his time working in a casino.


Episode Twenty-Eight | If Hitler Ross talks about using Hitler to win arguments. Also: a fairy tale gets rewritten with the help of a dictionary, and Ross writes a poem to journalist Adam Stannard.

Episode Twenty-Eight | If Hitler

Ross talks about using Hitler to win arguments. Also: a fairy tale gets rewritten with the help of a dictionary, and Ross writes a poem to journalist Adam Stannard.


Episode Twenty-Seven | The Artist As A Viable Alternative To Death A short extract from Ross McCleary’s new book. Buy it direct from Maudlin House. 

Episode Twenty-Seven | The Artist As A Viable Alternative To Death

A short extract from Ross McCleary’s new book.

Buy it direct from Maudlin House. 


Episode Twenty-Six | Duck Family in Abandoned Fairground Ross combines the themes of two previous episodes, creating a brand new story about a dystopian theme park.

Episode Twenty-Six | Duck Family in Abandoned Fairground

Ross combines the themes of two previous episodes, creating a brand new story about a dystopian theme park.


Episode Twenty-Five | Hug Freddy Ross Sutherland talks about dreams and the things they fail to teach us.

Episode Twenty-Five | Hug Freddy

Ross Sutherland talks about dreams and the things they fail to teach us.


Episode Twenty-Four | Repeat After Me Ross Sutherland explores the consequences of repeating ourselves. With readings from Ryan Wan Winkle and Janice Acquah. Originally broadcast on Radio 4's Something Understood. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.

Episode Twenty-Four | Repeat After Me

Ross Sutherland explores the consequences of repeating ourselves. With readings from Ryan Wan Winkle and Janice Acquah. Originally broadcast on Radio 4's Something Understood. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.


Episode Twenty-Three | Nice My Selector A love story between a DJ and his number one fan.  Listen to the Joe Muggs's remix of the episode:  www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/love-dr…d-february-2016/

Episode Twenty-Three | Nice My Selector

A love story between a DJ and his number one fan. 

Listen to the Joe Muggs's remix of the episode: 
www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/love-dr…d-february-2016/


Episode Twenty-Two | "You Just Won The Game" Ross Sutherland reveals a brand new zodiac based on the videogame Street Fighter 2. Visit the Penned in the Margins website to download a book of all twelve sonnets for free: www.pennedinthemargins.co.uk/index.php/…tsu-kyaku/

Episode Twenty-Two | "You Just Won The Game"

Ross Sutherland reveals a brand new zodiac based on the videogame Street Fighter 2.

Visit the Penned in the Margins website to download a book of all twelve sonnets for free:
www.pennedinthemargins.co.uk/index.php/…tsu-kyaku/


SEASON 1

Episode Twenty One | "Gooey Soporific Blurg" [FIRST BIRTHDAY EPISODE] Celebrating the first birthday of Imaginary Advice, Ross Sutherland leaves the comfort of his wardrobe and takes a walk into Peterborough, in the hope that an episode will just “happen” along the way. Also featuring the Grammy nominated rapper, Mystikal.

Episode Twenty One | "Gooey Soporific Blurg" [FIRST BIRTHDAY EPISODE]

Celebrating the first birthday of Imaginary Advice, Ross Sutherland leaves the comfort of his wardrobe and takes a walk into Peterborough, in the hope that an episode will just “happen” along the way. Also featuring the Grammy nominated rapper, Mystikal.


Episode Twenty | The Questions John Humphrys Cannot Ask Ross Sutherland remixes an episode of Radio 4’s ‘The Today Programme’ into poetry. Also: the least inspired DJ set of all time. Originally broadcast on 'Short Cuts' on Radio 4. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.

Episode Twenty | The Questions John Humphrys Cannot Ask

Ross Sutherland remixes an episode of Radio 4’s ‘The Today Programme’ into poetry. Also: the least inspired DJ set of all time. Originally broadcast on 'Short Cuts' on Radio 4. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.


Episode Nineteen | BLXVGHCFGX Ross Sutherland spends National Poetry Day mashing keyboards with a class of seven-year olds

Episode Nineteen | BLXVGHCFGX

Ross Sutherland spends National Poetry Day mashing keyboards with a class of seven-year olds


Episode Eighteen | Infinite Non-Linear Break-Up Speech Ross explains the background to a new poetry project that uses the mp3 shuffle function to create an endlessly regenerating poem. Download the album for free at rosssutherland.bandcamp.com/

Episode Eighteen | Infinite Non-Linear Break-Up Speech

Ross explains the background to a new poetry project that uses the mp3 shuffle function to create an endlessly regenerating poem.

Download the album for free at rosssutherland.bandcamp.com/


Episode Seventeen | Six House Parties Ross takes you through six fancy dress parties, as a rivalry spirals out of control. 

Episode Seventeen | Six House Parties

Ross takes you through six fancy dress parties, as a rivalry spirals out of control. 


Episode Sixteen | In the Beginning A love story told through the eyes of an astronomer. What use is Carl Sagan to a man about to lose his family forever? Originally commissioned by the London Science Museum. 

Episode Sixteen | In the Beginning

A love story told through the eyes of an astronomer. What use is Carl Sagan to a man about to lose his family forever? Originally commissioned by the London Science Museum. 


Episode Fifteen | The Underground Kingdom Ross Sutherland visits the secret tunnels that run under Disneyworld. Originally broadcast on 'Short Cuts' on Radio 4. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.

Episode Fifteen | The Underground Kingdom

Ross Sutherland visits the secret tunnels that run under Disneyworld. Originally broadcast on 'Short Cuts' on Radio 4. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.


Episode Fourteen | My Belated Review of "The Matrix: Reloaded" Back in 2003, Ross was sent to review the second Matrix film for a UK magazine. That night turned out to be the most embarrassing night of his life. Consequently, the review was never written. Now, twelve years later, Ross finally turns it in.

Episode Fourteen | My Belated Review of "The Matrix: Reloaded"

Back in 2003, Ross was sent to review the second Matrix film for a UK magazine. That night turned out to be the most embarrassing night of his life. Consequently, the review was never written. Now, twelve years later, Ross finally turns it in.


Episode Thirteen | The Black Album By Jay-Z (remixed as a short story) Ross remixes Jay-Z a'capellas into a brand new short story. Lost inside the Tate Modern, a nine year old boy uses The Black Album as an audio-guide to try and understand the art.

Episode Thirteen | The Black Album By Jay-Z (remixed as a short story)

Ross remixes Jay-Z a'capellas into a brand new short story. Lost inside the Tate Modern, a nine year old boy uses The Black Album as an audio-guide to try and understand the art.


Episode Twelve | The Night Before the Battle of the Bands Ross tells a story about a whole lot of bodies in a very small town. Originally written to accompany the new Summer Camp album, “Bad Love”.

Episode Twelve | The Night Before the Battle of the Bands

Ross tells a story about a whole lot of bodies in a very small town. Originally written to accompany the new Summer Camp album, “Bad Love”.


Episode Eleven | Answer in the Form of a Question Ross watches IBM's Watson supercomputer compete on Jeopardy.

Episode Eleven | Answer in the Form of a Question

Ross watches IBM's Watson supercomputer compete on Jeopardy.


Episode Ten | Fake Penis Memory Implants Ross presents two pieces of science-fiction: poem "The Circus" and short-story "The Hand". Music: "Science Fiction/Double Feature" by Richard O'Brien; "Tamariu" by BBC Radiophonic Workshop; "Replica" by Oneohtrix Point Never; "I Love to be Alone" by Shane Carruth; "We Define Everything in Desperation" by Nicholas Szczepanik; "Sync" by Disasterpeace.

Episode Ten | Fake Penis Memory Implants

Ross presents two pieces of science-fiction: poem "The Circus" and short-story "The Hand".

Music: "Science Fiction/Double Feature" by Richard O'Brien; "Tamariu" by BBC Radiophonic Workshop; "Replica" by Oneohtrix Point Never; "I Love to be Alone" by Shane Carruth; "We Define Everything in Desperation" by Nicholas Szczepanik; "Sync" by Disasterpeace.


Episode Nine |  Are You a Member of Wash Club? Ross tells the true story of how he invented a secret society by accident. Originally broadcast on 'Short Cuts' on Radio 4. Produced by Eleanor McDowell. Music: "Corporate World" by The Dust Brothers

Episode Nine |  Are You a Member of Wash Club?

Ross tells the true story of how he invented a secret society by accident. Originally broadcast on 'Short Cuts' on Radio 4. Produced by Eleanor McDowell.

Music: "Corporate World" by The Dust Brothers


Episode Eight |  Welcome to the Big House Ross tells a true story about teaching poetry in prison. Also: a children's poem about shoes. Music: "Don't Believe Him Donna" by Lenny Mills; "Pipeline" by The Chantays; "The Swag" by Link Wray; "Apache" by Link Wray; "Escape From New York" by ASS; "Soldaji" by Jessica Williams.

Episode Eight |  Welcome to the Big House

Ross tells a true story about teaching poetry in prison. Also: a children's poem about shoes.

Music: "Don't Believe Him Donna" by Lenny Mills; "Pipeline" by The Chantays; "The Swag" by Link Wray; "Apache" by Link Wray; "Escape From New York" by ASS; "Soldaji" by Jessica Williams.


Episode Seven |  All Outcomes are Positive, Even if Not Desired Ross presents a series of "found" poems. Contains text stolen from IMDB, the obituary pages, an old journal and Johnny Cash's audiobook of the Bible. Music: "Eulogy" by Jonwayne; "I Could Drive Forever" by SMOG.

Episode Seven |  All Outcomes are Positive, Even if Not Desired

Ross presents a series of "found" poems. Contains text stolen from IMDB, the obituary pages, an old journal and Johnny Cash's audiobook of the Bible.

Music: "Eulogy" by Jonwayne; "I Could Drive Forever" by SMOG.


Episode Six |  "Episode One" Ross presents a monologue about a man trying to record a podcast. The Baldwin brothers feature heavily. Music: "Nanou2" by Aphex Twin.

Episode Six |  "Episode One"

Ross presents a monologue about a man trying to record a podcast. The Baldwin brothers feature heavily.

Music: "Nanou2" by Aphex Twin.


Episode Five |  Twas the Nightmare before CROM Ross uses a dictionary to rewrite "The Night Before Christmas" Music: "Aghartha" by Sun O))); "A Christmas Fucking Miracle (instrumental) by Run the Jewels.

Episode Five |  Twas the Nightmare before CROM

Ross uses a dictionary to rewrite "The Night Before Christmas"

Music: "Aghartha" by Sun O))); "A Christmas Fucking Miracle (instrumental) by Run the Jewels.


Episode Four |  Bart Simpson Carnival Balloon Ross postpones christmas cheer to talk about two near-death experiences. Music: "Jack's Smirking Revenge" by The Dust Brothers; "You Can't Talk to the Dude" by Jonathan Richman; "Sonata No.21 In E Minor" by Alexander Plocek; "The Killing Moon" by Pavement. 

Episode Four |  Bart Simpson Carnival Balloon

Ross postpones christmas cheer to talk about two near-death experiences.

Music: "Jack's Smirking Revenge" by The Dust Brothers; "You Can't Talk to the Dude" by Jonathan Richman; "Sonata No.21 In E Minor" by Alexander Plocek; "The Killing Moon" by Pavement. 


Episode Three  |  A Doctor With A Gun Heals Parts Other Doctors Cannot Reach Ross Sutherland shares some reviews of made-up art, disseminated during the Liverpool Biennial. Also: a monologue by a haunted abstract painting. (first broadcast on Radiotonic on ABC; produced by Eleanor McDowell) Music: "Music For Shuffle sketch #12" by Matthew Irvine Brown; "Harmonic Avenger" - I Pierre; "Talking Pictures" by The Solos.

Episode Three  |  A Doctor With A Gun Heals Parts Other Doctors Cannot Reach

Ross Sutherland shares some reviews of made-up art, disseminated during the Liverpool Biennial. Also: a monologue by a haunted abstract painting. (first broadcast on Radiotonic on ABC; produced by Eleanor McDowell)

Music: "Music For Shuffle sketch #12" by Matthew Irvine Brown; "Harmonic Avenger" - I Pierre; "Talking Pictures" by The Solos.


Episode Two  |  Wee City of Porcelain, Poll-Tax, Kestrels and Billy Bragg Cassettes Ross attempts to uncover the true story behind the film Braveheart. Music: "We Define Everything in Desperation" by Nicholas Szczepanik; "Life In A Scotch Sitting Room, Vol. 2, Ep. 11" by Ivor Cutler.

Episode Two  |  Wee City of Porcelain, Poll-Tax, Kestrels and Billy Bragg Cassettes

Ross attempts to uncover the true story behind the film Braveheart.

Music: "We Define Everything in Desperation" by Nicholas Szczepanik; "Life In A Scotch Sitting Room, Vol. 2, Ep. 11" by Ivor Cutler.


Episode One  |  Crying at the Back of an Ed Byrne Show Ross Sutherland tells the story of the worst job he was ever offered. Author photo: Jemima Yong. Music: "My Way" by Frank Sinatra (Karaoke Version); "Equinox" by John Coltraine; "Worlds & Dreams" by Misery Signals; "Working for the Man" by Roy Orbison.

Episode One  |  Crying at the Back of an Ed Byrne Show

Ross Sutherland tells the story of the worst job he was ever offered. Author photo: Jemima Yong.

Music: "My Way" by Frank Sinatra (Karaoke Version); "Equinox" by John Coltraine; "Worlds & Dreams" by Misery Signals; "Working for the Man" by Roy Orbison.