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Waffle Ep 14 - Elke Lowe & Sean Smith

Waffle Ep 14 - Elke Lowe & Sean Smith

December 8, 2019

This week Paul speaks with young vocalists and songwriters Elke Lowe and Sean Smith who have very different styles but share a common bond; they were both students of Paul's from his teaching days.

First Broadcast on Rossendale Radio 01.12.19

Waffle Ep 13 - Sir John Thursby Community College

Waffle Ep 13 - Sir John Thursby Community College

December 1, 2019

This week Paul squeezes 3 people into the studio to chat to Stephanie Byatt from Sir John Thursby Community College and her students Waleeja & Eshan about their experiences with the Shakespeare Schools Festival.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 24.11.19

Waffle Ep 12 - Andy N and Amanda Steel

Waffle Ep 12 - Andy N and Amanda Steel

November 24, 2019

This week's Episode sees Paul joined by writing couple Andy N and Amanda Steel about their individual and divergent writing styles and how they come together to write joint pieces.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on 17.11.19

Waffle Ep 11 - George Melling

Waffle Ep 11 - George Melling

November 18, 2019

This Remembrance week Paul talks to "Th' Owd Chap", poet George Melling about his unique journey into writing and his touching reminiscences of his family.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on 10.11.19

Waffle Ep 10 - Helen Nugent

Waffle Ep 10 - Helen Nugent

November 10, 2019

This week Paul talks to Helen Nugent about how she got in to journalism, writing for publications such as the Guardian and her online magazine, Northern Soul.

First Broadcast on Rossendale Radio 03/11/19

Waffle Ep 9 - Matt Rynn

Waffle Ep 9 - Matt Rynn

November 2, 2019

This episode Paul talks to singer songwriter Matt Rynn  about his influences and what inspires him to write.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 27.10.19

Waffle Ep 8 - Steven Taylor (+ bonus feature)

Waffle Ep 8 - Steven Taylor (+ bonus feature)

October 27, 2019

This week Paul talks to fellow poet Steven Taylor about how he approaches his poetry and the performance elements.

Bonus feature is a never before heard segment on Zambian teacher and inspirational singer songwriter Milz.

Interview with Steven Taylor first broadcast on Rossendale Radio 20/10/19.

Song by Milz used with kind permission.

Waffle Ep 7 - Jo Watson

Waffle Ep 7 - Jo Watson

October 20, 2019

This week Paul chats with Jo Watson about writing for other people as a copywriter and the every day applications of writing that we might take for granted.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on 13/10/19

Waffle Ep 6 - Zoe Siobhan Howarth-Lowe

Waffle Ep 6 - Zoe Siobhan Howarth-Lowe

October 13, 2019

This week Paul chats to fellow poet Zoe Siobhan Howarth-Lowe about the highs and lows of getting published and the what it's like to be a performance poet when you're an introvert.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 6/10/2019

Waffle Ep 5- Simon Hunt

Waffle Ep 5- Simon Hunt

October 6, 2019

Waffle Episode 5 - This week Paul talks to school teacher Simon Hunt about writing poetry with children and the international effects it can have.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on September 29th 2019.