1May

Jason and Fran in The Milk Bar - Episode 358

Recorded for release Monday 2nd May 2016

This week we have an Artsfest special co-hosted by Artsfest co-ordinator Fran Richards when we will be hearing from WBOS about Made in Dagenham, we hear from Claudia Gilmour and the behind the scenes tour of Priscilla at The Grand, we lift the lift the lid on Ex Cathedra – Shakespeare’s Odes as well as hearing from film maker Andrew Webber on his midlands produced movie 'Second Wind'. As well as Artsfest we hear about a model plane air-show air Weston Park, have music from Asha and chat with Wayne Denton about his Celebration of John Denver.
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26Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 357

Recorded at Molineux Monday 25th April 2016

 

This week Scott Bird lets us know how you could help name some of the new areas of the Grand Theatre that will be created as part of their refurb this summer, we hear from Leah Perks and Adam Riglar about Pippin - The Musical which is at the Arena in May, Beryl Wilkes joins us for a chat about the Coseley Born and Bred meeting taking place this week, we talk to Boxer Kyle Williams about his latest bout and Fran Richards shares news of ArtsFest that come to Wolverhampton from the 2nd of May. Joseph Whelan provides music and joins us in the studio to bring news of his first full musical theatre role as Roger in Rent

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19Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 356

Recorded at Molineux Monday 18th April 2016

On This weeks show Louise Dearman tells us about her role in Guys and Dolls at The Grand later this year, we find out about a Stylistics Tribute night taking place on the 22nd of April, Alex Vann lets us know about his gig with his band at the Arena and Clive John tells us about the Johnny Cash Roadshow. Music comes from Voiceover with Matt joining us on the phone from Munich to inform us about the band.
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12Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 355

Recorded at Molineux Monday 11th April 2016

This week Duncan James tells us about his role in Priscilla - Queen of the Desert and Ian Ogilvy lets us know about his new comedy 'Swap' both of which are booking now at The Grand Theatre. Willenhall Musical Theatre Company tell us about their show 'Me and My Girl' that opens on the 12th and we hear from George Stuart of Brierly Hill Musical Theatre Company about their show 'A Grand Night for Singing' which takes place on Saturday the 16th April. We also hear about a short film that is currently in production when director Andy Simon pops in to talk about 'Jessica's Doll' and the Tettenhall Players send in one of the cast and the director for chat about 'Dinner' a play they are performing in May. Music comes from Luke & Mel as well as Blick Black and the Chilliholers as well as tracks from Rob Lane and Knoxville  Hightway. 
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4Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 354

Recorded at Molineux for release Monday 4th April 2016

This week we hear about 'We've Only Just Begun' when Toni Lee tells us what it is like to perform as Karen Carpenter, we also find out about 'Money for nothing' The Dire Straits tribute with both of these shows coming soon the The Grand. We sent Jim Duncan over to the Dudley Eye to see the sights and chat with Steve Edwards about the attraction, we catch up with Geoff Tristram about more of his work on the 400th Anniversary of the Death of Shakespeare, we hear about Four Ashes in the Forties that takes place at the end of April and Graham Arnold tells us about a forthcoming trip to Benidorm. As well as all this.... we have music from Red Already and Chris Leech pops in to let us know what the band are up to, 
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27Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 353

Recorded for release Monday 28th March 2016

This week Pasha Kovalev tells us about his show 'It's all for you' which is at The Grand in April, we hear from the Narrator of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and from Abbamania's Agnetha. The South Staffs Musical Theatre cast of Lift - The Musical let us attend one of their rehearsals and we chat with them about the show and Jason Guy lets us know about a charity single in aid of Breast Cancer Now. Music comes In Isolation and Ryan Swift from the band joins us with news of their forthcoming album.
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22Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 352

Recorded at Molineux Monday 21st March 2016

This week Joe McElderry chats with us about being in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at The Grand, Ian Billings and Chris White tell us about their new Chicken based Colouring Book, Stu Goldsmith lets us know about his gig at The Arena in April, we talk to Tom Warren of Wolves Community Trust about their Easter Soccer Schools and we find out about the third season of The Health and Happiness show from Chuck Micalleff. Rob Lane shares some tracks from his new album 'Enfs and Starts' and lest us know about his launch gig this weekend.
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14Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 351

Recorded at Molineux Monday 14th March 2016

On This weeks show we hear from Lesley Joseph about Annie at The Grand, Willard Wigan and Noddy Holder talk about Willard's Homecoming exhibition and his latest work -  Noddy in the Eye of a Needle, Stiv Bagnall tells us about a charity Comedy gig he has planned for April and we find out about this weekend's car wash supporting the Fire Fighters Charity. Music comes from Pete Boddis and Marilyn Bose performing live in the studio ahead of their event supporting Breast Cancer Now at The Robin 2 on Sunday.
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8Mar

Jason, Jan and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 350

Recorded at Molineux Monday 7th March 2016

This week on the 350th Episode of The Milk Bar Dr Haze tells us about The Circus of Horrors which is at The Grand on the 26th of March,  we chat with Stuart Bailey about his return to Marathon running as a Big Green Giant, Sasha McVeigh joins us on the phone to talk about her latest single and local gig, Scott Bird updates us on the latest shows at the Grand, Alfonso Urso lets us see his latest ice cream van and Knoxville Highway and Jess and the Bandits tell us about their forthcoming appearances at this weekend's Country to Country Festival. Oh... and we eat cake!
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1Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 349

Recorded at Molineux Monday 29th February 2016

This week Lisa Maxwell tells us about being Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow that is at The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre in April, we hear from Codsall Dramatic Society about their part in the Codsall Arts Festival, Beryl Wilkes talks about her autobiography 'Nothing to Hyde' about growing up in Coseley, Clark Datchler from Johnny Hates Jazz is on the phone to let us know about their gig at The Robin on the 6th of March and we find out about a new football team that is currently recruiting in the Black Country. As well as all that we have music from Mumbo Jumbo and Sonia Leigh.
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