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.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 389

Recorded at Molineux Monday 5th December 2016


This week Timmy Mallet tells us how adults just dont want to grow up, Vix from Fuzzbox lets us hear their new single and shares news of their plans for the new year, we find out about a charity football match rasing funds for Compton Hospice and Smile for Joel, Tom Bissell pops in to talk about 'Thank Book For' and their work in the world literature, we talk tea rooms with Richard Simpkin of Essington Farm, RDB Red Baloon let us know about their latest charity event and we chat with Naill from Keels about their debut single.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 388

Recorded at Molineux, 101.8 WCR FM, Brewood and The Grand Panto Launch for release Monday 28th November 2016


Mr Bloom (aka Ben Faulks) and Ian Adams talk Panto with less than 2 weeks until Aladdin opens at The Grand, Kristian Thomas lets us know what he has ahead in the word of Gymnastics in 2017 as he turns on the Christmas lights in Brewood, we find out about the Christmas Soccer Schools from the Wolves Community Trust, and Darren Baggs from Wolverhampton Homes talks about their Rent First campaign. Muisc comes from Michael Armstrong with his forhtcoming release of Little Girl (Bells of Christmas) and we also hear from Wayne Swift about Vocalists fighting Child Cancer release of We are the World.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 387

Recorded at Molineux Monday 21st November 2016

This week we find out about the latest tour of Dirty Dancing which is at The Wolverhampton Grand next week, we talk to one of the 3 Divas about their apperance at The Robin 2, we find out About Wolf Town and bring you music from Tinned Astronaught one of the bands appearing on the night, Grace Ruston from Compton Hospice tells us about their Christmas event this weekend, Dan Harper lets us know about the Codsall Christmas Fair, we find out about The Flaky Tarts and their gig at The Arena and we chat with Jo Timms abou the latest production from Tettenhall Amature Players. Steve Young is our featured artist and we hear his double A side single and look back at his recent Christmas Song.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 386

Recorded at Molineux Mondat 14th Novemebr 2016


This week we chat with Doreen Tipton about panto, Lucy Follows about 'Just Sing' in aid of the Stroke Association, Graham Arnold abiot his latest charty walk, Kate Pingree Webber on the 'Feed the World' event making money for The Well food bank and Dan Harper lets us know about the play 'Beauty and the Beast' from Codsall Dramatic. We have a natter with two musicians, Henry from The 27 and Kevin McGuire and we have tunes from them and several other artists on episode 386.



Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 385

Recorded at Molineux Monday 7th November 2016

We talk to Tony Christie about appearing at The Grand on the 10th of November as well as hearing about their full new season and Aida that is on at the theatre too. Robert Bowers tells us about a Christmas Panda Event and we are joined in the studio by Molly Risker one of the start of the TV show 'Raised by Wolves' to let us know about their kickstarter campaign to save the show. We hear about a Quartet playing in Bloxwich over the weekend and Miles Hunt from The Wonderstuff shares their new single. We also hear new music from The Alarm and The Youngstars with Jim Dooley telling us about their track raising funds for a Bomber Command Memorial. Sian Cross lets us her her forthcoming EP and chats about her gig at The Robin 2 later this month.

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