27Jan

Jason and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 292

Recorded at Molineux Monday 26th January 2015

This week we talk to Joshua Jenkins who takes the lead role of Christopher Boone in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time when it arrives at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre in February, Grace Ruston from Compton Hospice tells us about how this year she is taking part on one of the Hospice's big events, the team from ARDB Red Ballon pop in to let us know about their Enchantment Under the Sea event on the 14th of February and we hear from Martin Fisher of the Aldridge Transport Museum about their Running day on 21st February. Music comes from Jordan Adams and he joins us on the phone for a chat about his work.
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20Jan

Jason and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 291

Recorded at Molineux for release Monday 19th January 2015

This week we talk to Haley Edwards from The Haven refuge about some of their fundraising events for 2015, Robert Bowers tells us about his latest art projects, we hear from Darren Groucutt about the successful crowd funding campaign for a Blue Plaque on the Coseley  family home of the late  Kelly Groucutt and Rob Lane pops in to talk about his latest acting and music work. Bev Pegg provides us with two live and two studio tracks as well as a lovely meander though his extensive career.
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13Jan

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 290

Recorded at Molineux Monday 12th January 2015

This week we catch up with Joel Cooper one of the Dancers in Cinderella that has entered it's last week at Wolverhampton Grand, Dave Brooks from Castlecroft Rangers pops in to tell us all about the football club, we hear from Dr Haze ahead of Circus of Horrors arriving at Wolverhampton Civic on the 24th of January and Nikki our cit's Stormtrooper joins us for a chat about CosPlay. Music comes from Sam and the Womp and we talk to them about the release of their new single Zeppelin.
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6Jan

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 289

Recorded at Molineux Monday 5th January 2015

This week we catch up with Joe Tracini and Will Richardson who are currently staring in Cinderella at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre, in the studio we meet Directors Dave Hastings and Rebecca Harris who have worked on the film 'Checking in' with one of the actors Phil Stanley joining us on the phone, also on the phone is Mike Coope to tell us about a planned reunion for The Regis School intake of 1955, Beth Berwick-Lowe and John Sheard of Phoenix Theatre Company pop in to talk about and sing a bit from South Pacific and Chuck Micallef lets us know about the Peter Pumpkin Panto this weekend at the Bookmark Bloxwich. Music comes from Mo Evans and he joins us on the phone for a natter too. 
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31Dec

The Milk Bar End of Year Quiz 2014 - Episode 288

This years end of year Quiz Hosted by Jason Forrest

The A Team
Jean Martyn - Musician & TV Presenter
Cllr John Reynolds
Stiv Bagnall - Film Maker
Plan B
Grace Ruston - Compton Hospice
Geoff Tristram - Artist & Author
Robert Lane - Musician & Actor
Scorer - Jan Brookfield
Music from Stool Pigeon's Bob Gessey
Engineer & Executive Producer - Andrew Walters
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25Dec

The Milk Bar Christmas Day Special

Recorded at Molineux, The Grand Theatre and St Peter's Church, Wolverhampton.

A special podcast for Christmas day Featuring Julian Clary who is currently appearing as Dandini in Cinderella at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre, Rev. David Wright Rector of Wolverhampton and comedian Susan Murray.
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21Dec

Jason, Zoe and Jan in The Milk Bar - Episode 287

Recorded at Molineux for release Monday 22nd December 2014

This week Ben Stock (Amanda one of the Ugly Sisters) from the Grand Theatre's Panto Cinderella lets us into his dressing room for a chat, Carol Decker from T'Pau is on the phone ahead of their gig at The Robin 2 in February, we talk to Natascha Hagen  and play her single Run which is a new musical direction for her from the Europop days of her work in the 90's, we meet up with Phil Butler and Ian Billings who are currently on stage in Telford with Beauty and the Beast, we also hear from another band appearing at The Robin 2 with Lewis Hall of Think Floyd joining us and Brett Huckfield tells us about his progression to the Grand Final of Open Mic UK. 
Merry Christmas!
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13Dec

Jason and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 286

Recorded at Molineux and The Grand Theatre for release Monday 15th December 2014

This week we visit Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre on the occasion of their 120th Anniversary of opening night, we talk to Kelly Jeffs from The Lighthouse, Doug Parker tells us about a charity night in memory of Tommy Mundon and we talk to Luke Renwick about a special charity production of Rent. Alice Baker who stars in Cinderella also joins us for a chat. Music this week is all Christmassy with Biscuit head and the Biscuit Badgers & The Men from Ven joining us  on the phone 
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12Dec

The Milk Bar Panto Day Podcast 2014

An extra podcast for 12th of December -  Panto Day 2014

We talk to Alice Baker who plays Cinderella in Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre's Pantomime for 2014, hear from Steve Bull MBE about what the Christmas Panto means to him and his family, we get the reaction from some of the kids who went along to the Young Wolves Night performance at the Grand and talk to Simon Sladen, founder of Panto Day, all about how it came about as well as some of the stats for shows on around the UK in the 2015-15 season.

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7Dec

Jason and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 285

Recorded at Molineux for release Monday 8th December 2014

This week we talk to Chris Eaton about his Charity Record '1914 - The Carol of Christmas', Neale Birch from the Touring Consortium Theatre Company tell us about how local people are being invited to audition for 'A view from the Bridge' at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre, Richard Simpkin from Essington Fruit Farm calls in to talk about their Festive Fare and Christmas trees (you can even cut your own tree this weekend!) and Tristan Pate lets us know about Cherwell Theatre Company's Panto 'Robin Hood' taking place in January next year. Gala joins us on the phone and we play her current single and Shatter Effect play live in the studio and tell us about being part of The Peace Collective and their cover of 'All Together Now'
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