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Old Jock Radio Podcast

Old Jock Radio Podcast

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OJR Boil In The Bag Sketches and Calls 2010 - 2014
Another half hour collection of sketches, calls and other nonsense from the Rankin brothers around 2010 - 2014. Cracking stuff. Not for the kids mind.
April 26, 2022
Old Jock Radio Calls And Sketches Part Four
The final part of a four part series bringing together our favorite calls and sketches from the last couple of years that have been featured on the multi award winning comedy radio show Old Jock Radio. Each episode is a bite size thirty minutes or so for your listening pleasure. Also available as a podcast from all the usual places. We hope you have enjoyed this little slice of OJR. Brand new live shows coming soon.
April 18, 2022
Old Jock Radio Calls And Sketches Part Three
Part three of a four part series bringing together our favorite calls and sketches from the last couple of years that have been featured on the multi award winning comedy radio show Old Jock Radio. Each episode is a bite size thirty minutes for your listening pleasure. Also available as a podcast from all the usual places. Part four coming soon.
April 11, 2022
Old Jock Radio Calls And Sketches Part Two
Part two of a four part series bringing together our favorite calls and sketches from the last couple of years that have been featured on the multi award winning comedy radio show Old Jock Radio. Each episode is a bite size thirty minutes for your listening pleasure. Also available as a podcast from all the usual places. Part three coming soon.
April 04, 2022
Old Jock Radio Calls And Sketches Part One
Part one of a four part series bringing together our favorite calls and sketches from the last couple of years that have been featured on the multi award winning comedy radio show Old Jock Radio. Each episode is a bite size thirty  minutes for your listening pleasure. Also available as a podcast from all the usual places. Part two coming soon.
April 03, 2022
What can you say about the OJR Christmas shows? An institution. Two glorious hours of drunken mayhem in the company of your best pals Dod and Les Bell. Put the bairns to bed, pour yourself a large glass of eggnog and let the world go on without you. All the very best.
December 24, 2021
OJR Halloween Special 2021
The (Dod and Les) lads get back together for a one off Halloween cracker of a show. Special guest "Cock Eyed" Gavin joins in all the fun and merriment in this chaotic two hours of sketches, music and listener interaction. Pull up a comfy chair next to an open fire, pop the cork on a fine bottle wine and enjoy.  
October 31, 2021
Old Jock Radio Live Christmas Spectacular 2020
Its the Old Jock Radio highlight of the year and in a year like we have just had this couldn't come soon enough. Kick off your shoes, pour yourself something delicious and enjoy a yuletide like no other in the company of your good pals Les and Dod Bell. Recorded live on Christmas Eve 2020. 
December 25, 2020
Old Jock Radio Reboot. 12:09:20 How low will will they go?
With the UK still in the vice-like grip of corona chaos Les and Dod bravely battle to bring you some respite from flat earth loonballs who refuse to wear a mask in a shop with two hours calming chat, hilarious comedy, ill thought out game show concepts and the odd tune here and there. And all for sweet F.A. Enjoy.
September 13, 2020
OJR 15th August 2020. Back From The Dead With Steve Mason.
The first proper full blown episode of Old Jock Radio since the lockdown began in March. Steve Mason sees fit to grace the studio with his presence completing what over the years has come to be known as the "OJR Dream Team". Two full hours of laughs, chat, music and sketches all free to you at the push of a button. Can't be bad.
August 16, 2020
Old Jock Radio. Les Bell's Saturday Service. 4th July 2020
96 days into self isolation The Reverend Les Bell takes a break from the constant onanism and valiantly returns to the fray with a solo two hour extravaganza of humour, music and chat all done in the best possible taste. 
July 05, 2020
Les Bell's Saturday Surgery Isolation Special.
Les in his tenth day of isolation in the OJR studio manfully struggles with the help of the wonderful listeners to create a one man two hour event to lift our hearts in this most difficult time.
March 22, 2020
OJR ReBoot 15th Feb 2020 with Steve Mason
Les and the gang are back with another cracking two hours "how's yer father" laughs and japes. Steve Mason takes your questions, joins in the fun and performs live in the studio.
February 16, 2020
OJR Reboot. First Show Of The Year. The January Blues.
Les, Dod and pals are back with a cracking two hours of utter mayhem to help blow those January blues out the door. Nothing much has changed, Dod hates Plum, Plum hates Melissa, Melissa hates Hollywood and everybody hates Les. Settle back, pull up a cheese board and strap in. It's OJR 2020 style.
January 27, 2020
Old Jock Radio Christmas Spectacular 2019
Yes its the show that we've all been waiting for. The Old Jock Radio Christmas Spectacular. Join us as a packed studio kick back with Les and Dod as they bring two hours of hilarious festive fun with sketches, features and other yule tide themed stuff as. It's pretty much Christmas chaos to be honest. Live music from Sarah Banjo. It's the only podcast you'll need this festive season. Honest.
December 22, 2019
OJR 26th October Live Broadcast "Gandalf, He Cometh"
The lads are back from holiday full renewed vigor and with a lust for creating heart stopping radio. They are joined in the studio by long time OJR fan "Gav Hallam" for japes galore. A cracking show with all your favorite features that goes somewhat off the rails when a jug of real West Country cider is opened with hilarious results. Not for the faint hearted.
October 27, 2019
Old Jock Radio Reboot Show. Dod Saves The Day. 14.9.19
Another cracking OJR show this week as things went right to the wire with a broken computer and show preperation paired down to a bare minimum. Luckly Dod rides to the rescue with a soiled canvas bag full of funnies and a cheeky slightly scary grin. Enjoy it while it lasts.
September 17, 2019
OJR Reboot Show Aug 31st. Dod Goes Daft.
Another cracking two hours of whimsey in the company of Scotland's funniest off the cuff radio presenters.  Sit back in your most comfy chair,  crack open a can of sausage meat and let the good times roll. 
September 03, 2019
OJR Reboot Episode 3rd August 2019. The Four Horsemen Of The Acrapalypse
A beautifully chaotic show when Les and Dod welcome Plum and listener Peatz into the unbearably hot studio for laughs and fruit cocktails. Scratchcard challenge for once reaps a well deserved reward as the good times flow in this belter of a show. Enjoy.
August 06, 2019
OJR One Year Anniversary Show. 20.7.19
In this special show Les and Dod celebrate being back on the air for one year without major injury. A cast of thousands bow down and worship our dear leaders with gifts of cash and food.
July 24, 2019
OJR Reboot show 6th July 2019. "Sky Tusk" is the limit...
 Old Jock Radio from the 6th of July 2019 in all it's flawed glory. Les and Dod welcome the legendery "Sky Tusk" and pals into the studio unwittinly unleashing a wave of chaos throughout OJRland. A great fun show lurching from madness to genuis and everywhere in between. Enjoy (and donate).
July 09, 2019
OJR Classic Show From October 2010 With Steve Mason. All The Chat That Matters
Another classic show from October 2010 with OJR favourite Steve Mason. This week Les and Steve discuss computer games, the elephant man and death. To be honest I have only heard a tiny bit of this so anything could be on there. See you in court. An early recording so it might sound not quite as good as we would have liked.
July 01, 2019
OJR Classic Show. Listener As Presenter. October 2010
A classic show from October 2010 where brave Les takes his life in his hands and allows one of the fanatical listeners to come on and actually present a show. This time it was the turn of the very lovely Gavin Hallam. An early recording so it might sound not quite as good as we would have liked.
July 01, 2019
OJR Reboot show - Celebrity Bin Raker
A cracking show from Saturday the 22nd of June featuring all your favorite stuff and some brand new crazy audience driven features to make your toes curl with joy. This weeks guest is none other than OJR UFO expert Professor Plum. Plum digs deep and as usual comes up with "not very much" to wow Dod and Les. Enjoy.
June 25, 2019
Reboot Show. Old Jock Radio 8th June with Sarah Banjo
A cracking episode of Old Jock Radio with Les and Dod firing on all cylinders to bring you many hectic laughs and moments of reflection. Fabulous music and chat supplied by this weeks special guest the wonderfully talented Sarah Banjo, sit down, strap in and lets trip the light fandango! (Fandango not supplied)
June 11, 2019
New Show. 25th May 2019 "Noise, Noise, Noise"
A New show from 25th May 2019 where Les & Dod bring you all your favorite features. Scratch Card Challenge, crazy calls, poetry, sketches and much more. This week the lads are joined by conceptual artist Scott Hawkins and his hand build instuments making what can be only described as a "racket".
May 29, 2019
Early Show. March 2005 "Hit Record You Fool"
Early Show from March 2005. Occasionally I would forget to hit record at the start of the show and we would end up with a chunk missing at the begining and as such the show would never be heard of again. This is one such show. At least 15 mins are missing from the start. probably a good thing. The content of this show is still a mystery to me.
May 29, 2019
Early Show November 2005 "Sound Track Challenge"
This Show from November 2005 was one of the first that we attempted to put something into it that wasn't just Steve and I trying to make each other laugh on air. Sit back and enjoy the chaos that is "Sound Track Challenge" Early show so the sound isn't always what it could be.
May 29, 2019
Early Show. Jan 2005. "Pass the mic" Steve Mason & Les Bell
The very first show of 2005. These extremely early shows have a certain charm. When this show was broadcast we had so little equipment we were actually sharing one microphone. No format. Some hilarious moments, some that have made me cringe badly and some I have actually had to edit out lest we all end up in prison (only one though).
May 29, 2019
OJR "Aliens" special. January 27th 2005
Les Bell looses his comedy control in this rough as hell very early Old Jock Radio fiasco. Not really a show more of an "event" featuring the post Beta Band pop combo "The Aliens" live in the studio causing more than a little chaos and still not grasping that for a mic to work you need to talk into it. If you are new to this then pick any other show to start your listening experience. One for the hard core OJR fan, not the casual listener. Three hours...three bloody hours.
May 20, 2019
Classic Show. March 2010. "Knock Knock, who's there?"
It's March 2010 and Les has somehow locked Rich out of the OJR studio in a pathetic bid to keep the gloroius shimmering light of fame firmly fixed on himself and not have it defused onto lesser mortals. It's not going to work is it?
May 07, 2019
Classic Episode. Oct 30th 2008. "Issues, Issues, Issues"
October 30th 2008 and Les is joined in the Studio by his good pal Professor Steven Mason. It's issues night and the lads want to get down and grapple with some serious issue based comment, throw some irons in the fire and see if anybody want's to run it up the flag pole. This is quickly forgotten and the usual unfocused rubbish prevails.
May 07, 2019
Classic Episode Nov 17th 2005 "These Charming Men"
Nov 17 2005. A very early show featuring Les and Dod in good form. Highlights include A Mexican stand off between The Wombles and The Barron Knights, Dod's magazine headlines and and a phoned in Bob Dylan live review from none other than Dr Steven Mason. As this is a very early show expect unprofesionalism and dodgy sound quality. Enjoy. 
May 07, 2019
OJR 27th April 2019 Phoar!!
A fun filled two hours with Les and Dod getting up close and personal with hair metal nonsense "Kiss", scratchcard challenge, whats on in Scotland and tons of other stuff. The live music session is performed in the studio by the wonderful "Ancient Satelittes". 
April 29, 2019
Old Jock Radio A One Off Christmas Special. 2013.
The dream team, Les, Dod and Steve Mason broadcast a special one off show during Christmas 2013 over a year after OJR shut its doors on a stunned public.   Recorded and broadcast in mono. 
April 23, 2019
Les and Rich with The Kazoo Funk Orchestra. It's just a noise.
Les Bell and Rich Bray of the Boston Brays welcome live into the studio avant guard, musicaly unpredictable, wonderful lads and lasses of "The Kazoo Funk Orchestra" with hilarious results.... Recorded and broadcast in mono.
April 23, 2019
Les and Twig Feb 2007. "I'm Just A Man"
Les and vintage regular co host "Twig" trundle though two hours of chaotic nonsense (I haven't listened to this how so anything could happen) featuring a phone call from Steve Mason in San Francisco.  Recorded and broadcast in mono. 
April 23, 2019
OJR 13th April. Les, Dod and Hollywood. Ooo you are awful...
Les, Dod and royal bodyguard "Hollywood" team up to bring you a confused mix of high quality low brow "edutainment" in the style that they have become best known for. Sit back, pour yourself a cup of what floats your boat and see if you can get through the next two hours with the boys.
April 16, 2019
Reboot Show 2nd Feb 2019. Bringing the Love.
Les and Dod do what they do best. Communication, prevarication and reaching out across the ether in a bold attempt to bring the world togther for two short hours once a fortnight. 
April 09, 2019
OJR Reboot episode 19th Jan 2019. Hooray for Hollywood!
In this up to the minute episode Les and Dod are joined by bare knuckle boxer and man of the moment "Hollywood". It's the first show of the year and the guys are gonna make sure it's not a damp squib by using all their skills as talented broacasters and Ulitmate Fighters.
April 09, 2019
Classic show 20th March 2012. Make 'em Laugh...
In this classic show from March 2012 Les is joined in the studio by his somewhat frightening sidekick "Hollywood" and Glaswegian funny man, Keith "he's not a funny man" Phillips. Strap in for two hours of desperation from 3 men who are old enough to know better. This episode was recorded and broadcast in mono
April 09, 2019
Classic Show 12th Jan 2012 Les and Steve Mason
A classic show from 2012 featuring Les and rock legend Steve Mason as they tackle all the hard hitting issues facing the people of this once great nation. Includes the Les Bell "Square Go" special on dogging. Originally recorded and broadcast in mono.
April 09, 2019
Classic show October 6th 2008. Old pals reunited.
In this classic episode from 2008 Les is joined in the studio by Edinburgh's most handsome man Keith Douglas, long time listener from Dublin Joanna and Dave "the woodsman" Woods seems to pop up somehow. Originally recorded and broadcast in mono.
April 09, 2019
OJR 30th March 2019 "The Hoover Of Death"
Join Les and Dod as they struggle manfully through this hilarious episode after a near fatal encounter with the "Hoover Of Death" earier in the day.
April 01, 2019
Reboot Show December 2018. Not A Christmas Show
It's the closest Les and Dod got to Christmas before being laid low by seasonal sicknesss. Join them wrapped in a blanket and drinking Horlicks from a rusty tin mug.
March 26, 2019
Reboot show from November 2018. Tramps at The Door.
Two tramps in the shape of Eddie Cointreau and Plum turn up at the door just as we are about to go on air. Les and dod kindly let them in and treat them like normal people.
March 26, 2019
Reboot Show November 2018 with Cousin Chicken Lips
In this show from the new OJR first broadcast live on November the 10th 2018 Les and Dod welcome the "hillbilly nightmare" that is Cousin Chicken Lips into the studio to play us some songs and join in the general mayhem of the evening. Warning, show features a banjo.
March 26, 2019
Classic Show May 15th 2008 Comedy Quiz
In this classic show from May 2008 Les and Dod offer up to the listeners an hilarious quiz based on 50 years of classic comedy with fabulous prizes available for the winner. Nice. Recorded and broadcast in mono.
March 26, 2019
Classic Show June 26th 2008 Celebrity Quiz
Some might say a rather regrettable show from  June 2008 as Les tests Dod on his knowledge of certain aspects of some top infamous stars lifestyle. Due to age of show it was recorded and broadcast in mono.
March 26, 2019
Classic OJR 20th August 2012 Hollywood.
Les struggles desperately to uphold the high standards of the show against an onslaught of downbeat chat by co-host "Hollywood" in the guise of "keeping it real". Who wins? You decide
March 20, 2019
OJR Classic Show 29th July 2010 Top 10 Worst Records.
Les and acclaimed author Richard W. Bray fight their way through the top 10 of the worst records ever commited to vinyl by non musician celebrities. Swoon to the dreaful sounds of Mr T, Eddie Kidd and the once heard never forgotten "My Carousell" by 60s TV heart throb David McCallum.
March 20, 2019
Classic OJR October 2006 Steve Mason.
A classic early show featuring Les Bell and Steve Mason taking questions from the listeners on subjects as diverse as Star Wars, Oasis, Classic Albums and Ian Krankie's wall of sound. Warning, contain at least one histerical breakdown. Show recorded in mono.
March 20, 2019
Old Jock Radio 16th March 2019. UFO's and other stuff......
Another corking two hours from the OJR boys. UFO expert "Plum" drops by to not wow us with his weak ass non-evidence for extraterrestrials. Dod brings his "A" game with two poems, "whats on in Scotland" and a smattering of magazine headlines. Groovy.
March 17, 2019
OJR 27 October 2018
Show number eight in the Old Jock Radio reboot. Les and Dod guide you calmly through two hours of top quality "edutainment". Featuring the failed culinary segment "cooking with dog dirt".
March 12, 2019
OJR sept 11 2008 classic show
A classic show from 2008 featuring Les, Hollywood and a slightly over refreshed Dod. Due to age recorded and broadcast in mono.
March 12, 2019
OJR 21 March 2008 Classic Show
Another classic from 2008. Featuring as co presenter with Les Old Jock Radio legend Dave "the woodsman" Woods and a wonderful live music session from "First we Take Manhattan". Again sadly only recorded and broadcast in mono.
March 12, 2019
OJR 25th June 2009 Jackson Dies.
A classic show from 2009 featuring Les, Hollywood and Steve Mason. A normal show gets turned upside down when the king of pop buys the farm halfway through the broadcast. The world was never the same again.  Audio quality is slightly below par as this is a mono recording.
March 12, 2019
Old Jock Radio 13th October 2018
Episode seven of the OJR reboot. Made with chocolate, cream and a full gallon of fresh dairy milk. 
March 12, 2019
OJR Live Broadcast 29th Sept 2018 File 13
Episode six of the new reboot of OJR. This week Dod compiles a list of his 10 most hated things and and tries to persuade Les to relegate them to "file 13". If you think this sounds like a certain Channel 4 TV show with the number 101 in it then you are totally wrong. Totally.
March 05, 2019
OJR 19th April 2007 Classic Show. Zombies!
Early show from 2007 featuring Les, Dod, Richard Bray and Steve Mason as they takle a massive inner city zombie outbreak which surrounds the studio. Due to age this show was recorded in mono.
March 05, 2019
OJR 26th April 2007 Classic Show.
An early classic show featuring Les Bell and now acclaimed author Richard W.H. Bray making fools of themselves on a Thursday night in Edinburgh. Due to the age of this show it was recorded in mono and sometimes the sound quality isn't always all it could be.
March 05, 2019
OJR Live broadcast 18th Sept 2018
Show number five of the new OJR reboot. High quality laughs from low quality presenters.
March 05, 2019
OJR Live broadcast 1st September 2018
Number four in the brand new season of Old Jock Radio. The first two minutes of the show went unrecorded but don't worry, nothing happened.
March 05, 2019
Old Jock Radio 18th August 2018
Episode 3 of the new OJR featuring Les and Dod Bell with scratchcard challenge, meat of the week and smash my valuables.
March 05, 2019
OJR Live broadcast 4th Aug 2018
This was the second show of the revamped Old Jock Radio featuring Les and his half daft brother Dod Bell. Two hours of hilarious banter, sketches and all the usual rubbish. Delicious, nutritious and available in 40,000 flavours.
February 26, 2019
OJR The comeback show from July 2018
After over five years of staring into the middle distance Les went to the shed, pulled off the tarpaulin from Dod and began broadcasting again. God is in his heaven and all is right with the world. Recorded live in jJuly 2018.
February 25, 2019
Old Jock Radio February 16th with Malcolm Middleton
Two hours of chat, sketches and general madness with the kings of Scottish underground broadcasting Les and Dod Bell, this weeks special guest is Malcolm Middleton.
February 19, 2019