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BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - show notes

 
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BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - summary

Actress, gin aficionado and wonderful woman Miriam chats to Olly about her career, the bizarre story of how she started drinking gin and shares some of her extraordinary vocal talents!

BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - timeline

  • 02:06 - The two gin brands that Miriam mentions are Booths and Gordons
  • 02:59 - sweet Jewish wine is generally made from the Concord grape variety
  • 03:46 - Sam Galsworthy is one of the original founders of Sipsmith Gin
  • 04:08 - Pollination Gin comes from the Dyfi distillery in Wales, and costs £34.95 per bottle
 
 
  • 06:05 - Miriam provided the voice of the bunny in television adverts for Cadbury's Caramel in the 1980s.
 
 
  • 07:00 - the Thames estuary accent
 
 
  • 10:19 - Mrs Gamp is a character from Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens
  • 12:36 - Footlights is the name of the famous Cambridge University sketch troupe
  • 13:42 - 'You appear to be wearing a pair of Devil's dumplings' was a line from the BBC sitcom Blackadder.
 
 
 
 

BONUS 3: MIRIAM MARGOLYES - production notes

  • Recorded on 28 September 2017 in southwest London
  • Hosted by Olly Smith
  • Produced and edited by Richard Hemming MW
  • Mastered by David Thomas
  • Hardware list: 2 x AT-2020 condenser microphones with pop shields, Zoom H6 digital recorder, ATH-M20X headphones
  • Software list: Audacity 2.1.3, Garageband 10.2.0
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