July 23, 2020
This week Paul hosts a special Book Talk episode and talks to three very different readers about their current book choices; from Laura delving into the minds of villains, Robert waxing lyrical about the history of vinyl records and 10 year old Aimee charms us with her current favourites.
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 104.7FM 19.07.20
If you would like to listen to their music choices, you can find them here.
Laura: 'Bittersweet Symphony' by the Verve
Aimee: 'Just Got Paid' by Sigala, Ella Eyre & Meghan Trainor
Robert: 'Tusk' by Fleetwood Mac
July 12, 2020
This week Paul has a fascinating chat about where sound ends and music begins with Andrew Knight-Hill PhD, Senior Lecturer in Sound Design and Music Technology at the University of Greenwich, about his new book, Sound & Image: Audiovisual Practice and Aesthetics.
Samples used with kind permission: Incandescence, Andrew Knight-Hill and Mmabolela, Nikki Sheth
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 05.07.20
July 5, 2020
This week, Paul chats to poet Robert Steventon about his open-mic might Punk in Drublic, how writing helps his mental health and we hear some of his new works.
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on 28.06.20
June 28, 2020
This week Paul talks with award winning children's poet Coral Rumble about her transition from teacher to poet and hear excerpts from her new collection.
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on 21.06.20
June 21, 2020
This week, Paul chats to political campaigner James Frith about speech-writing for parliament, his books about his time as a novice Member of Parliament and the joys of getting to perform at Glastonbury with his band.
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 14.06.20
June 8, 2020
This week, ahead of Empathy Day on June 9th, Paul chats to assistant head and English teacher Amy Willoughby about working with Empathy Lab and the hows and whys of teaching empathy in schools.
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 07.05.20
June 7, 2020
This week Paul talks with poet Sadie Davidson about how she found her way to poetry as a new mother, her work to promote the work of the less privileged and her award-winning project Life Behind Bards.
First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 31.05.20