Episodes
Jason and Stephen talk to Colin Maitland about his experiences filming The Bedford Incident, A Shot In The Dark, The Dirty Dozen and Lolita.
Published 07/06/22
Paula Benson from Film and Furniture discusses the art and design of A Clockwork Orange.
Published 06/03/22
Gillian Hills is an actress, singer, songwriter, poet, artist and Illustrator, she really is the definition of the term Renaissance Woman. This is Kubrick’s Universe, and so we must tell you that Gillian appeared in A Clockwork Orange, as one of the two young ladies that Alex picks up at the record store… so come with uncle, and hear all proper, hear angel trumpets and devil trombones… YOU ARE INVITED!
Published 05/05/22
Episode 52 : Anthony Burgess and A Clockwork Orange with Andrew Biswell Andrew Biswell was always interested in the works of British author Anthony Burgess, going back to when he was a 15-year-old schoolboy and first discovered Burgess’s novel A Clockwork Orange. He went on to write his doctoral thesis on Burgess's fiction and journalism. He then wrote a Burgess biography, entitled The Real Life of Anthony Burgess, published in 2005. He is also the editor of A Clockwork Orange: The Restored...
Published 03/26/22
Episode 51 : A Clockwork Orange with Simon Fay In this episode, we delve into Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange, as we continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kubrick's film adaptation. Simon Fay is a writer and video essayist and author of multiple novels, he also runs the Youtube channel ‘Content Lit’ where he discusses the best books of the 20th century. As a stalwart Kubrick fan, his latest series, 'Kubrick's Books," takes a deep dive into the director's work and...
Published 02/26/22
We continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of A Clockwork Orange, and are very excited to share with all our listeners, a very special interview that we conducted with Alex DeLarge himself, Mr. Malcolm McDowell.
Published 01/03/22
Michael Tarn is a British stage, film and television actor and will always be best known to movie fans around the world as one-quarter of the magnificently scary and over-the-top Droogs in Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. The youngest droog of them all “PETE” was actually the only actor of the four who was actually a teenager, the other three were in their mid to late ’20s at the time.
Published 12/04/21
We talk to director Maria Galindo about her A Clockwork Orange-inspired short film Nurse Shirley Foster, which stars original Clockwork actress actress Shirley Jaffe.
Published 10/16/21
We interview Shirley and Tony Jaffe who were involved with A Clockwork Orange. Shirley played Nurse Hypo, who helped administer the first round of Ludovico Treatment to Alex. Shirley and Tony also allowed Stanley to shoot the famous home invasion scene at their actual home.
Published 09/01/21
Photographer Dmitri Kasterine had a long association with Stanley Kubrick taking stills on Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), and A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Published 08/05/21
Mike is perhaps best known for conceiving 'The Ultimate Trip'/Star Child campaign for 2001: A Space Odyssey and his subsequent work on A Clockwork Orange working directly for Stanley Kubrick.
Published 05/24/21
In 1953, twenty-five-year-old Stanley Kubrick shot his first colour film, The Seafarers. In doing so, he also scored an early payday as a young independent filmmaker. Lost to the public for decades, Kubrick’s industrial short film for the SIU was ultimately brought to the attention of Kubrick scholars and fans by an intrepid young enthusiast and filmworker himself named Alexander Pietrzak. Quite a ways back Alexander set out on a mission to see if a copy existed. He did so for one reason — to...
Published 03/23/21
Episode 43 : '2001 A Space Odyssey and Beyond' with Doug Trumbull Hey, everyone. Thanks for checking in with us once again at Kubrick’s Universe, where we continue our ongoing mission to explore the art and vision of the late, great Stanley Kubrick. If you’re listening to this, odds are you’ve seen 2OOI: A Space Odyssey. Well, have you ever seen Close Encounters Of The Third Kind? Star Trek: The Motion Picture? How about Blade Runner? Or even Terrence Malick’s The Tree Of Life? We ask because...
Published 02/07/21
Episode 42 : Kubrick's Hour : End of Year Round-Up 2020 with the team from SKAS 2020. The year that took years, and took years off our lives; and with terrible sadness and personal grief not lost to those of us in Kubrick’s Universe, years away from far too many souls. 2020. That was the year that… sucked. Two-thousand and twenty. The year we… avoided contact.  Your friends at our humble podcast have had difficulty keeping up with providing new episodes, but not because of a shortage of an...
Published 01/13/21
Episode 41 : Making Barry Lyndon with Gay Hamilton Hello there rubes, ruffians, and rapscallions, we’ve got another episode of Kubrick’s Universe for you, dedicated to an appreciation of Stanley’s hauntingly gorgeous oil painting of a film, Barry Lyndon. By which I mean we’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Nora Brady herself, the wonderful Scottish actress, Gay Hamilton.  In this episode, you’ll hear Gay chat with us about how a young Scottish girl got the role through, in no small part,...
Published 09/30/20
Episode 40 : Mythbusting & Model Making with Mike Scott Mike Scott is a model maker, science fiction nut and a self-confessed NERD.  He was a child during the Apollo Space Programme in the 60’s and at 6 years old was blown away when he saw 2OO1 A Space Odyssey in the cinema with his dad. After eventually working out what was real and what was just a movie he continued his obsession. Starting off kit-bashing, which is basically creating his own models from parts of existing model kits…....
Published 08/20/20
Episode 39 : Full Metal Jacket with Adrian Bush Ok, so we have a fun show for you with a pretty unique guest and very cool guy. His name is Adrian Bush. In 1985, Ady was a 19 year-old British Army Reservist who learned that a call had been put out for military extras for an upcoming film production. The film turned out to be Kubrick’s inimitable 1987 Vietnam war examination, Full Metal Jacket.  Ady spent some time to share his stories with us in 2018, and now, for the first time, you’re gonna...
Published 07/13/20
Episode 38 : 2001 and Beyond with Keir Dullea In this episode you’ll hear Keir Dullea chatting with us about how he came to work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, meeting Stanley Kubrick for the first time, his experiences on the set, and how it all altered the trajectory of his career and changed his life.  He also tells us other fascinating stories, from his love of theatre acting, being involved with the first Broadway revival of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof with Fred Gywnne (who will of course forever...
Published 06/28/20
  Episode 37 : Before 2001 with Keir Dullea Production Credits : Hosted and Narrated by Jason Furlong / Researched and Written by Jason Furlong & Stephen Rigg / Theme written and performed by Jason Furlong / Produced and edited by Stephen Rigg / Contributions by Mark Lentz & James Marinaccio
Published 05/23/20
Episode 36 : Leon Vitali meets SKAS Production Credits : Hosted and Narrated by Jason Furlong / Researched and Written by Jason Furlong & Stephen Rigg / Theme written and performed by Jason Furlong / Produced and edited by Stephen Rigg / Contributions by Mark Lentz & James Marinaccio
Published 04/25/20
Episode 35 : The 21st Anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's Passing. Production Credits : Hosted and Narrated by Jason Furlong / Researched and Written by James Marinaccio / Theme written and performed by Jason Furlong / Produced and edited by Stephen Rigg / Contributions by Mark Lentz
Published 03/06/20
  Episode 34 : After Kubrick : A Filmmaker's Legacy with Jeremi Szaniawski In this episode... [details to follow]
Published 02/19/20
Episode 33 : The Early Days... Stanley and Me : An Interview with Gerald Fried - Part 1 This is the first part of our interview with Gerald Fried. We spoke to him in late 2018, when he was just 90 years young. Gerald Fried, a native New Yorker, has scored almost 300 films and television shows in a career spanning 70 x years. His movie scores include such varied titles as Machine Gun Kelly for Roger Corman, Jack Nicholson’s first feature film The Cry Baby Killer, The Killing of Sister George,...
Published 01/26/20
Episode 32 : Welcome to 2020, and in this episode, we speak with actors Leon Vitali and David Morley. We have something truly special in store for you with this episode. Forty-five years ago a couple of young and very gifted actors were recruited by Stanley Kubrick to play two very essential characters in his masterful 1975 film, Barry Lyndon.  We're referring of course to Leon Vitali and David Morley, who played step-brothers, Lord Bullingdon and Bryan Lyndon. You’re going to hear a surprise...
Published 01/12/20