Hello everyone. Our “Deceased Watford Player Of The Month” for March 2023 is Charles Harrison. Up in Hornet Heaven, we love a good nickname, and Charles Harrison had one of the best. You can learn about him here: https://hornetheaven.com/charles-harrison-2/ Thanks for listening to Hornet Heaven. Olly & Colin.
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Announcing our “Deceased Watford Player Of The Month” for February 2023 – Jack Gran. He changed his name after he left Watford. His name became known throughout the world. You can learn about him here: https://hornetheaven.com/john-joseph-gran/ Thanks for listening to Hornet Heaven. Olly & Colin.
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We’d like to wish all our listeners a very merry Christmas with this year’s special episode for the festive season. Listen below, or via your preferred podcast platform, or on Spotify, or by downloading an MP3 file here. GEEKS BEARING GIFTS Can a pair of feuding Watford fans be reconciled by a shared Christmas present […]
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Some of our listeners have been wondering whether the story about Watford captain Johnny Meadows (in Series 19 Episode 2) was true or made up. It was true. We’ve written up a short factual account of it here. Separately, we’ve also found another interesting true story (that we thought about writing an episode around) that […]
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In July 2016, Colin Mace sat down at a microphone and started to read the first Hornet Heaven story ‘The Turnaround’. I’ll never forget the moment. Colin’s narration was spellbinding. Five years on, there have been 69 Hornet Heaven stories. We’ve covered styles and genres as diverse as supernatural thriller, comedy, radio play, horror, musical, […]
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Now that there’s no VAT on e-books in the UK, we’ve been able to reduce the price of all four volumes of our stories. They’re now just 99p each. They’re on Amazon here: https://is.gd/HHKindle
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Volume Four of our paperback series is now available to add to your Watford bookshelf. It contains the stories from Series 9, 10 & 11 plus the Cup Final Specials. (There’s also a corresponding e-book.) It’s only available from Amazon. Click here to visit the page for all four volumes.
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We’re feeling bereft at the passing of Trefor Jones — the historian and statistician who did so much to discover and document the history of Watford Football Club. Trefor compiled the magnificent archive that is http://www.watfordfcarchive.co.uk — which he’s left as an astonishingly rich legacy for all Watford fans. We couldn’t have written our stories […]
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Series 10 Episode 2 — about replica shirts — was inspired and informed by a sporting history article written by Watford fans Chris Stride and Nick Catley on how, over time, replica football shirts have become adult leisurewear. You can read the paper HERE.
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HORNET HEAVEN is a narrated comedy drama about supporting a football club for life — and beyond. The series is set in a fictional afterlife paradise reserved exclusively for fans of Watford Football Club. In Hornet Heaven, fans can carry on watching Watford for the rest of eternity. Each episode uses real events and real characters — from the present […]
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