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Fathers And Sons: Episode 01

Listen to the first in our new podcast series, brought to you by MR PORTER and Radio Wolfgang

Series Synopsis

Produced by MR PORTER and Radio Wolfgang, this documentary series explores contemporary masculinity, through the eyes of fathers and their sons. From funny and inspiring to thought-provoking and poignant stories, we celebrate the multifaceted nature of fatherhood, focusing on the highs and lows of birth, death, love, money, health and inheritance.

Radio Wolfgang is an independent online and app-based radio station co-founded by Messrs George Lamb and Colm Roche. Its most popular series include Science(ish), Beginning And Middle and The Lives Of Others.

Episode 01: “The Captain” 

Being a role model to a teenage boy is never easy, but it’s even harder when you’re facing an aggressive form of cancer. In this first episode of Fathers And Sons, we meet 45-year-old Mr Dominic Manley and his 15-year-old son, Mr Finn Manley, as they attempt to navigate through uncharted waters.

The launch of the episode times with Father And Son Day, a charity initiative in alignment with the Royal Mardsen and dedicated to inspiring men and raising funds and awareness towards tackling male cancer.

Further listening

“Don’t be a dickhead, be nice to other people and don't screw up.” Mr Jack Dyson, co-founder of Father And Son Day, shares the advice his father gave him.

“I first discovered I had cancer by accident.” Mr Daniel Marks, co-founder of Father And Son Day, talks about the day that changed his life, and the experiences that led him to set up the charity.

In support of Father And Son Day on Sunday 19 June, a charity initiative in alignment with the Royal Mardsen and dedicated to inspiring men and raising funds and awareness towards tackling male cancer, shop our curated selection of blue shirts, with proceeds going directly to the cause. Additionally show your support on Father And Son Day by posting a photograph to Instagram of yourself with your father, son, or an inspiring male mentor or friend and include the hashtag #FatherAndSonDay. If based in the UK, you can donate £5 to show your support by texting MARSDEN to 70800. Check @MRPORTERLIVE on Father And Son Day to see our own post. 

To A Tee

  • Orlebar Brown Father Slim-Fit Printed Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt

  • Orlebar Brown Son Slim-Fit Printed Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt