Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 399

Recorded at Molineux Monday 13th February 2017

This week we chat with Ged Graham about 'Seven Drunken Nights' the story of The Dubliners that is at The Grand in March, we hear about Wolves in Wolves the scuplture project coming to Wolverhampton in the summer of 2017, Kevin Cooper updates us on the charity football match rasing funds for Smile for Joel and COmpton Hospice which takes place in May, Willenhall Musical Theatre Company tell us abot thier production of Anything Goes and we hear from Colin Blunstone about his gig at The Robin 2. Music comes from Cooper and Davies who play live in the studio



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 398

Recorded at Molineux and in Arnhem NL


This week we hear from Paul Metcalfe who is at The Grand this week in a Rod Stuart tribute show, Max Fox one of The Jerseys at the Crescent in Birming ham this weekend lets us know about their show, Donald Brown tells me all about his scuplture 'A Sporting Chance for Peace', Grace Lee chats about Compton Hospice's 35 anniversary, Ian Billings lets us know about his latest books and we chat with Keels and hear their single surrender.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 397

Recorded at Molineux Monday 30th January 2017

This week we hear about Anita and Me at The Grand from Aaron Virdee who has 2 roles in the show and we find out about Ben and Holly from Director richard Lewis. 2 of the cast of Annie get your Gun from The Pheonix Theatre Company join us in the studio for some songs from the show, we chat with Julian Elcock about the expansion of the Pauline Quirk Accademy in Wolverhampton and Andy Reeves lets us know the latest from Platinum Star Charity events. We char with Misunderstood about their latest work and Laura Muccini shares her debut pop single.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 396

Recorded at Molineux Monday 23rd January 2017

This week we char with Jordan Cunningham about his role as Ritchie Valens in Buddy at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre fromthe 31st of Jan, we find out about DYnamics Rock and Pop Chior, we meet the City of Wolverhampton Brass band and find out more about the Litrature Festival in the city at the end of the month with David JRobertson and Brioney Marshall telling us about their events. Alex Lloyd of The Lichfield Garrick tells us about their forthcoing season and we have music from The Assit with Mikey and Ryan in the studio.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 395

Recorded at Molineux Monday 16th January 2017


This week we take our first look at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival that runs later in Janaury. We are joined by Jonn Penney of Neds Atomic Dustbin, Katie Epstein, Arun Kapur and Kerry Hadley-Pryce who tell us about their festival appearances. Also we talk to Kyle Pedley about his video diaries as one of 5 people chosen to preview Tom Daley's recently release cook book and lifestyle guide 'Tom's Daily Plan' and we have music from H'n'H - Harper and Hubble.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 394

Recorded at Molineux Monday 9th January 2017


This week Alan Lovell of the Swinging Blue Jeans tells us about The Sensational 60's Experience at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre on the 28th of January, also at The Grand MusCom let us know about their show 'All Shook Up'. We chat with Alec White about how he could help you with your singing techniques in his roles as a vocal coach, Anna Fusco of The Fusco Academy of Dance lets us know about classes that take place as part of their new term, Jim Duncan tells us about the Country Nights taking place at Bantock House and we catch up with Sam Lambeth from Quinn about their latest work.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 393

Recorded at Molineux Tuesday 3rd January 2017


THis week we meet the Cast from two pantos, from Cinderella at Theatre Severn Phil Butler, Brad Fitt, Eric Smith and Ryan Bennett then frm The Wolverhampton Grand's Priduction of Aladdin we meet the Ensemble and the Wardrobe team. Grham Arnold tells us about being a DryAthlete and we chat with Charlie Turner about free entry to Wolverhampton Racecourse in Janaury. We have music from Mumbo Jumbo with Oliver Carpenter letting us know about thier forthcoming gigs and our featured artist is Richard Sewell who shares his only partially released E.P with us and talks about his career.



The End of Year Quiz 2016 - Episode 392

Recorded at Molineux this is the 2016 end of year Quiz

On the Teams....


Red Team:-

Grace Lee - Compton Hospice

Jade Secker -  The Haven

Beth Berwick-Lowe - The Bluebird Belles


Green Team:-

Kelly Jeffs - CEO of Light House

Cllr Barry Findlay - Mayor of Wolverhampton

Margaret Findlay - Mayoress


Host - Jason Forrest

Scorer - Dave Pitt

Music - Rob Lane

Engineer - Andy Walters



Jason and Jan in The Milk Bar - Episode 391

Recorded at Molineux Monday 19th December 2016


This week we hear about Enclothed and how it could increase the style in your wardrobe, we find out about our local branch of the George Formby Society in Stourbridge, Now the keys are with the team behind saving the Dudley Hippodrome we check out their plans for the building, we talk to the team from the OK diner and Hoo Farm for some ideas on what to do over Christmas, The Arena Theatre look ahead to their 2017 season and we have music form David Starr who joins us on the line from the US and we chat with Chuck Micallef about this new album with Dave Luke - Shadows and Light.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 390

Recorded at Molineux Monday 12th December 2016

This week we talk to Panto Stars Rebecca Keatley, Ian Billings and Phil Butler, hear about The Grand's Panto History exhibition at The Light House, find out our Christmas services at St Peter's and the the work of The Good Shepard Ministries in the City Centre and hear from Andy Reeves about a charity collection, We have music from Brothers of the Moment who play live in the studio, Kludo White who shares his Christmas single and Jean Martyn tinkles the ivories with somefestive tunes.


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