Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 365

Recorded at Molineux for release Monday 20th June 2016

This week Steven Blakeley tells us about his return to the role of PC Geoff Younger in Heartbeat at The Grand in July, we hear about Quill's latest gig in the City from Joy Strachan,  this weekend sees several events for National Armed Forces Day taking place in Wolverhampton and we have an update on what is going on, Sutton Arts tell us about their production of 'The Wedding Singer' and Fran Richards lets us know about the last few Artsfest events for 2016. Music comes from Kirsty Churchill and we chat with her about her latest single release.


Jason Forrest and The Marys in The Milk Bar - Episode 364

Recorded at Molineux, the Gatis Community Space and The Grand for release Monday 13th June 2016

This week we chat with Norman Pace about being the Narrator for the Rocky Horror show this week at The Grand, we also hear from Ian Adams who is Widow Twankey in Aladdin this year as well as catching up with Claudia Gilmour about their panto workshops and quilted flying carpet. We find out about a soccer development session for girls being co-ordinated by Wolves Community Trust and we sent the Gardening Marys along to The Gatis Community Space for the annual 'Big Lunch' where the met Maria Billing to from Gatis and two of the team behind this national initiative started at The Eden Project in Cornwall. Music comes from both Steve Young and Floodhounds.


Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 363

Recorded at Molineux on Monday 7th June 2016

This week we meet Ben Faulks AKA Mr Bloom and chat about him being in Panto at The Grand this year, Dean Friedman lets us know about his Wolverhampton gig at The Art Gallery, The cast of Title of Show join us on the phone ahead of their forthcoming appearance at The Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham, we hear about the recent success of the Pauline Quirk Accademy in our area, The Two Reggies pop in for a chat and a sing song  and Heather Wastie lets us know about some of her final events as Worcestershire's Poet Laureate. We have Music from the Molly Anna Band with Molly joining us on the phone for a chat too.


Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 362

Recorded for release Monday 30th May 2016

This week we hear from Clare Teal about Twelve O'Clock Tales which is at The Grand in June and Forever In blue Jean's Carole Newman lets us know about their show at the theatre which is along in July, we talk to Jacky Fellows about how you can see the Fizzog's Freezin' and also fins out about the Mental Film Festival from Joshua Baggot. Music comes from Chris Ilett as he prepares to take on the US.


Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 361

Recorded at Molineux Monday 23rd May 2016

This week Tom Parry of Pappys lets us know about the Hilarity Charity Gala in aid of Central Youth Theatre, Scot Bird tells us how you can vote for the names of the Booths and Suites created as part of The Grand Theatre refurb, we hear about the 14:48 festival from Neil Reading of the Arena Theatre and we chat with the New Mayor of Wolverhampton Cllr Barry Findley about the charities he is supporting as part of his mayoral year. Music comes from Jamie Porter as we hear his new single Sounds of the Summer.


Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 360

Recorded at Molineux Monday 16th May 2016

This week we find out about Northern Ballet's production of Jane Eyre and Freya Copeland tells us about her role in SWAP!, both of which are at The Grand in June, Gary O'Dea and Alex Vann pop in to let us know about their gig on Friday at Wovlerhampton Art Gallery, Fran Richards updates us on Artsfest and Will Adamson lets us know about a pre-Euros event at The Cleveland Arms. Brett Huckfield plays live in the studio and lets us know about his forthcoming gigs.


Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 359

Recorded at Molineux Monday 10th May 2016

This week Dave Pitt joins us in the studio to let us know about the return of comedy night 'Anarchy' at The United Kingdom Pub in Short Heath, we hear about Puppetry of the Penis and SWAP! two show at The Grand, artist Belinda Longsden pops in for a chat about her work and we hear from David Starr about his forthcoming UK tour and show in Birmingham. Rob Bradley lets us know about a Music night and charity football match and Quinn are in the studio and share some of their music.


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.


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



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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