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Waffle Ep 57 - Simon Hunt

Waffle Ep 57 - Simon Hunt

October 22, 2020

This week Paul chats to teacher and first time author Simon Hunt about his brand new book Delilah Rose the Bogey Princess He talks about his inspiration (his daughter) and the instigators behind getting it published (his class) as well as the difficulties of teaching during the Covid crisis.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 11.10.20

Enhance your podcast experience with Simon's musical choices below:

Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight

The Who - Baba O'Riley

M83 - Interstellar Outro

Waffle Ep 56 - Richard Easton

Waffle Ep 56 - Richard Easton

October 11, 2020

This week Paul talks to Richard Easton about his debut, but long time coming poetry collection, "Words, Thoughts and Observations". He talks about his love of the environment and his long service in the Police force and how it has shaped his work. He also reads from the collection.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 104.7 FM 04.10.20

Enhance your podcast experience with Richard's musical choices here:

Madonna - Live to Tell

U2 - One Tree Hill

Gary Numan - I Die, You Die

Waffle Ep 55 - Jack Forrest, Bury Youth Theatre

Waffle Ep 55 - Jack Forrest, Bury Youth Theatre

October 7, 2020

In this week's episode, Paul chats to Bury Youth Theatre leader, Jack Forrest about how they have adapted their sessions to comply with COVID guidelines and about how the pandemic has affected theatre in general. They also bond over a shared love of a certain movie.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 27.09.20

Enhance your listening experience with Jack's musical selections:

McFly - No Worries

The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith

Huey Lewis and the News - The Power of Love

Waffle Ep 54 - Zoë Sîobhan Howarth-Lowe

Waffle Ep 54 - Zoë Sîobhan Howarth-Lowe

September 27, 2020

This week, Paul is joined on the phone by poet Zoë Sîobhan Howarth-Lowe who talks about her second collection 'I Have Grown Two Hearts', all about motherhood.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 104.7FM 20.09.20

Enhance your listening experience with her music choices.

Pharrell - Happy

The Huckleberries - Tipsy Goblin

AC/DC - Thunderstruck

Waffle Ep 53 - Marissa Moore

Waffle Ep 53 - Marissa Moore

September 20, 2020

This week Paul chats to entertainment entrepreneur Marissa Moore about her sister projects, Tailspin Theatre and her children's party company Wish Upon A Star which offers special appearances from Disney Princesses.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 13.09.20

 

Enhance your enjoyment of the podcast with Marissa's music choices:

Charles and Eddie - Would I Lie To You?

Eagle Eye Cherry - Save Tonight

Meghan Trainor - Better When I'm Dancin'

 

Waffle Ep 52 - Rossendale Players

Waffle Ep 52 - Rossendale Players

September 14, 2020

This week, Paul chats to the chair of local theatre company, the Rossendale Players, David West. He talks about their growth from the early days as a small ensemble to buying their own theatre, his thoughts on the future of local entertainment groups and how putting on a production really is a team effort.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 06.09.20

Enhance your enjoyment of the podcast by listening to David's music choices here:

Toto - Africa

Neil Young  - Four Strong Winds

Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

Waffle Ep 51 - Punk In Drublic

Waffle Ep 51 - Punk In Drublic

September 7, 2020

This week's episode was recorded at Salford's Punk In Drublic, with excerpts of live comedy from Harriet Dyer and Ash Preston and poetry from Rebecca Roy, Thick Richard and Reece Williams.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio on 30.08.20

Enhance the podcast with our guests' musical choices.

The Bluebells - Young At Heart

Kojey Radical - Water

The Chicks - March 

Waffle Ep 50 - Rosa Wright

Waffle Ep 50 - Rosa Wright

August 30, 2020

This week, Waffle celebrates its first birthday by catching up with its very first guest, poet Rosa Wright. She tells us how she has spent the last 12 months and how the COVID restrictions have impacted on her own but celebrates the launch of her new collection, For All My Mothers

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 23.08.20

Enhance your podcast experience with Rosa's 3 music choices.

The Beatles - From Me To You

The Spice Girls - Mama

Altered Images - Happy Birthday

Waffle Ep 49 - Tahira Rehman

Waffle Ep 49 - Tahira Rehman

August 23, 2020

This week Paul chats to young poet Tahira Rehman. She talks about the difficulties of first time self-publishing, her own podcast and we hear excerpts from her poetry collection, Mirages to Reality.

First broadcast on Rossendale Rdio 16.08.20

Enhance you listening experience with Tahira's music choices:

Coldplay - Yellow

Coldplay - The Scientist

Coldplay - Viva La Vida

Waffle Ep 48 - Geneviève Walsh

Waffle Ep 48 - Geneviève Walsh

August 16, 2020

This week Paul chats to Yorkshire based poet Geneviève Walsh about their two open mic nights, Spoken Weird and Spoken Queered, how music suffuses into their poetry and we hear about their upcoming collection.

First broadcast on Rossendale Radio 09.08.20

Enhance this week's podcast with Geneviève's music choices.

 

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