The Pint and Parchment

The Pint and Parchment

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The Pint and Parchment is a history based comedy podcast, brought to you by the seasoned drinkers Tom Woolmore and James Webster. The gentlemen drink a lot of pints, talk about a lot of history (not necessarily relevant history!) and by God are they ex…


The Ugly Hermit and His Abbey Collection
Aug 20 • 73 min
in this episode, James and Tom discuss Sainta throughout history and the stories behind them!
“I Like My Wife, But I F****** Love SpaghettiOs” (feat. Justin)
May 7 • 83 min
In this episode, Tom and James discuss some of the best last words in history.
HMS Affirmative Action and the Carthaginian B-Team
Mar 23 • 65 min
In this episode, James and Tom talk about some of the worst military disasters in history!
The Army of Friendly Cubans And The Canadian Gaydar
Feb 15 • 58 min
In this episode, Tom and James talk about conspiracy theories that actually turned out to be true.
Sérénade No. 15 “Erotic Asphyxiation” - Frantizek Kotzwara, Painted Pigeon Philharmonic Orchestra (feat. Caroline)
Jan 22 • 77 min
In this episode, Tom and James are joined by special guest Caroline to discuss the craziest composers in history!
Put Your Garlands On - It’ll Save You Washing Your Testicles in Vinegar Tomorrow
Jan 1 • 58 min
HAPPY NEW YEAR ! In this episode James and Tom discuss some of the weirdest hangover cures in history.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Nazi vs. Incendiary Pigs
Dec 28, 2018 • 63 min
In this bonus episode, James and Tom talk about various animals used in warfare.
On The 12th Day of Christmas My True Love Sent to Me: An Ear in a Box
Dec 24, 2018 • 68 min
James and Tom discuss historical events that happened around Christmas time, and also some of the stories behind Christmas traditions.
How To Deal With a Breakup: Send Pubes
Oct 21, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode the gentlemen try to cheer up Tom by talking about the worst breakups in history.
The Brexiteer Swan With the Teardrop Tattoo
Oct 8, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode the gentlemen discuss some of the weirdest court cases in history. From swans to tomatoes, this episode is truly bizarre!
Announcement!
Sep 30, 2018 • 6 min
Announcement time. There’s a lot more content for you to discover now!
The Blind Man With the World’s Deadliest Lute
Sep 30, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode the gentlemen discuss some of the most weird and wonderful failed assassination attempts.
Love Someone? Build Them Some Hanging Gardens at an Undisclosed Location
Sep 16, 2018 • 75 min
In honour of Tom’s anniversary with his girlfriend (I know right, what a soppy bastard), James and Tom talk about some of the most romantic gestures in history.
First Rule of The Katipunan: You Do Not Talk About The Katipunan.
Sep 16, 2018 • 78 min
In this episode, James and Tom talk about some of the lesser know resistance movements in history.
The Wisest Fool in Christendom Swilling the Planters with Bumbo (feat. Nicola)
Sep 3, 2018 • 82 min
In this episode, the gentlemen discuss famous James’s throughout history while being joined by their guest Nicola.
PUB 3: A Swift Half and The History of Australia (feat. Jay)
Aug 21, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode the gents talk about what Australia has given to the world.
The Name Lost for 1400 Years and The Temporary Postman (feat. another James)
Aug 10, 2018 • 81 min
In honour of Tom’s birthday, the gentlemen discuss famous Thomas’s throughout history!
PUB 2: Looser Than a Packet of Sweets (feat. Jay)
Aug 1, 2018 • 70 min
This week the boys discuss famous phrases and where they come from, while recording in the Dry Dock pub in Leeds!
PUB 1: The Drunken Duck and the Secret of Life (feat. The Mustard Pot)
Jul 21, 2018 • 78 min
On the first stop of their pub tour, James and Tom stop off at the Mustard Pot to discuss the history of British Pubs!
North Korea? Completed It Mate (feat. Jordan Keighley).
Jul 15, 2018 • 89 min
In this very special episode the gentleman talk to Jordan Keighley about his time in North Korea, and his work on the country’s history.
‘MURICA - The Star Spangled Condensed Milk
Jul 4, 2018 • 65 min
James and Tom get absolutely leathered and talk about what we owe to America.
Catherine Howard? She Got Parred.
Jun 29, 2018 • 81 min
In this episode, James and Tom discuss some significant love stories throughout history.
Pack Your Dwarves, We’re Heading Off to Poyais!
Jun 17, 2018 • 80 min
This week Tom and James discuss some of the most daring con men in history.
PRIDE! - Mark Ashton’s Blue Plaque
Jun 8, 2018 • 82 min
In honour of Pride Month, James and Tom discuss some historical LGBT figures!
Hold My Beer Ep #3: The Freedom to Disagree
Jun 3, 2018 • 83 min
In this episode James and Tom try to tackle the most controversial of topics - the freedom of speech.
A Bit of Slap and Tickle…On the Feet, With a Fish.
May 27, 2018 • 52 min
In honour of the royal wedding, the gents discuss some of the weirdest wedding traditions throughout history.
It’s What She Would have Wanted - To Go Out With a Bang!
May 18, 2018 • 73 min
In this episode James and Tom discuss the weird and wonderful ways in which people have died throughout history.
The Sexually Harassed Praetorian Guard in a Sea of Orgies
May 11, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode, James and Tom discuss the worst Roman Emperors.
The Mystery of the Suited Man and the Strong Gust of Wind
May 2, 2018 • 79 min
In this episode, James and Tom are joined by Hannah to discuss some unsolved mysteries throughout history.
St. George’s Day Special - The Family Tree With No Branches
Apr 24, 2018 • 88 min
In this St. George’s Day Episode, James and Tom talk through some of the English (ish) monarchs.
Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? No, It’s Mothman!
Apr 19, 2018 • 62 min
Tom and James discuss some of history’s mythical creatures and their origins.
Chocks Away Old Chaps, Jon Bon Jovi Inbound! (feat. Phil)
Apr 13, 2018 • 80 min
With special guest Phil Dobby, James and Tom pick apart films for their historical inaccuracies.
Cuddly Paul and the Prank of the Tiny Turtle
Apr 7, 2018 • 71 min
The gentlemen dedicate this episode to some of history’s most hysterical pranks.
Prince Phillip and the Pilgrimage to Catch the Naked Man
Mar 30, 2018 • 65 min
In this episode James and Tom talk about some of the weird and wonderful religious practices from around the globe.
Hold My Beer Ep #2: Apple Stickers On - The Government is Watching
Mar 22, 2018 • 80 min
Tom puts on his tinfoil hat and James humours him while they dissect the news on Cambridge Analytica.
The Coveted GOAT Trophy and a Tankard Full of Lettuce (feat. Dom)
Mar 18, 2018 • 69 min
James and Tom are joined by ‘Big Dom’ to discuss the weirdest and most wonderful sports throughout history.
International Women’s Day - Defiance with a Banner and a Trumpet (feat. Sophia)
Mar 7, 2018 • 81 min
In this episode, James and Tom are joined by Sophia Phelps to discuss some of the strongest women throughout history.
I’m Absolutely Freezing My Eyelids Off.
Mar 3, 2018 • 63 min
James and Tom honour the unseasonable snow by talking about some significant moments in history that have been altered by the weather.
Hold My Beer Ep #1: A Good Guy With a Chainsaw Stops a Bad Guy With a Chainsaw
Feb 27, 2018 • 75 min
James and Tom put the world to rights over a cold pint.
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and a Jar of Farts (feat. Joel)
Feb 20, 2018 • 68 min
James and Tom are joined by Joel Russell-Winter to discuss some of history’s more questionable medical practices.
“All Joking, All Drunken Synod of Fools and Jesters”
Feb 12, 2018 • 53 min
The exploits of history’s most dedicated drinkers are laid bare.