Hosted by Richard Cutland a 30 year Veteran of the British Army serving with the Royal Tank Regiment. Tank Nuts is an in-depth conversation with the best guests from the Historical World including authors, stuntmen, veterans, celebrities and everything in between. All with incredible and fascinating life stories and a vast amount of knowledge to share.
The second episode of our podcast is already here! In this new show, Richard Cutland welcomes Craig Moore to the Tank Nuts club. Also known as the "Tank Hunter", Craig is a retired Metropolitan Police Sergeant, who you might know for his work on the Tank Encyclopedia website.
He's also a published author, who wrote Tank Hunter: World War I, which takes a deep dive into the development of the very first tanks - one of his fields of expertise. German SPG's are another area his knowledge is vast, but as you will soon learn, Craig knows a thing or two about armoured vehicles in general !
To launch this brand new podcast we chat with the UK's most prolific stuntman Mr Jim Dowdall.
Jim has been in the entertainment business almost without a break for well over 40 years.
Starting in the Circus working for a lion trainer and as an acrobat directly from leaving school at 16 and after a spell in a variety of other jobs like motorcycle mechanic and delivering cars, Jim entered the film business as an armourer on films like ‘The Dirty Dozen’ and ‘Where Eagles Dare’. A spell in The Parachute Regiment in the early 70’s was ended by a bad jump causing vertebrae damage. After recovery and working as a walk on and also as an assistant director, Jim entered the stunt business.
Jim has worked on almost every kind of action film including 9 ‘Bonds’ ‘Superman’ ‘Star Wars’ ‘Indiana Jones’ ‘Batman’ to ‘Enemy at the Gates’ ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and a host of others.
A straight talking action man his stories will make you laugh out loud.