Recorded for release Monday 14th April 2014 at Molineux and The Grand Theatre
This week we talk to Vincent Pausanias about Tap Factory at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre, Garry Sawers tells us about his current festival themed art exhibition, we hear about an Easter Market in Wednesfield, Wolverhampton Homes tell us about their Easter Opening hours and we find out more about Black Country day and the Black Country Anthem. Jake Henry supplies music with some songs from his as yet to be released EP.
Recorded at Molineux Monday 7th April 2014
This week Andrew Dunn tells us about 'Brassed off' at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre from the 8th to 12th April, we hear from Graham Large, Jason Guy and Niel Taylor as they head from Paris to London and Bob Lawrence tells us about his book 'The Last Great Adventure for Boys' and his time at Radio Caroline. Music comes from The Toy Hearts (and we chat with Hannah) and Sam Draisey with both having gigs in the next few days!
Recorded for Release Monday 31st of March 2014 at Molineux and in Niteroi RJ, Brasil
This week we meet some of my colleagues working in Brasil as well as hearing about Beyond the Barricade from Andy Reiss ahead of their appearance at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre in April. We also have a chat with Eric the Viking and find out all about the Willenhall magazine.
Recorded at Molineux Monday 24th March 2014
This week we hear from Lilly Phillips head of 'The 2 Worlds of Charlie F' at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre this week, Stuart Bailey tells us about the latest antics of Wolverhampton's Bob-sled marathon runners and we learn about the work of the Canal and River Trust from their West Midlands Waterway manager Dean Davis. 50% of the band The Assist join us in the studio to perform some live music with brothers Ryan and Mikey Stanton popping in.
Recorded at Molineux for release Monday 17th March 2014
This week Matt Slack joins us to talk about 'Hot Flush' at the Grand Theatre on the 22nd of March and we hear from Tim Yealland and Olivia Vann ahead of English Touring Opera's Zepplin Dreams, also taking place at the Wolverhampton Grand this week on the 20th and 21st. We hear from Baked in Tettenhall about TV stardom and the ungodly hours you need to keep to be a baker with Catherine Wyer joining us on the phone and in the studio we have the team behind 'Beats a Bar' as John Paul and Mitch Crane pop in to tell us all about their new recording studio at the Newhampton Arts Centre. Music is supplied by Alex Vann with 2 live tracks and a couple of tunes from his latest CD Box Set too.
Recorded at Molineux Monday 10th March 2014
This week Denni Robinson tells us all about Muscom's production of Grease at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre this week, we hear from Joseph Whelan about his latest projects and an Arena show he tours the country with later this year and No +Vello's Annabelle Simkins tells us about their new treatment centre in Wolverhampton. Music is supplied by Matthew J Richards who arrives with his Ukulele and plays some tunes live as well as a studio track from his forthcoming album.
Recorded for Release Monday 3rd March 2014 at Molineux and The Grand Theatre
This week Jodie Steele who plays the Lead role in 'Fame - The Musical' which is currently on at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre tells us all about the show, Angus Parker tells us about the Brewood Music Festival that takes place this July and Pete Moodie of the Beacon Centre for the Blind lets us know about the lunch and tour now being offered for very reasonable prices to help community groups understand the work of the centre. Martin Zaltz Austwick aka The Sound of the Ladies joins us for a chat and to share some of his songs.
Recorded at Molineux Monday 24th February 2014
This week we talk to Stuart Goldsmith ahead of his "Comedian's Comedian" podcast recording at Wolverhampton's Arena Theatre on Sunday, Dan Haynes lets us know about a midlands gig for Bookends with their Simon and Garfunkle show "Through the Years" and Jean Martyn is on the phone telling us about a very special evening in Brewood when she will be appearing with Salisbury's Military Wives Choir.
Oliver Speight, father of Mark Speight, shares with us the path that led to the creation of the foundation "Speight of the Art" in memory of his son with a very open and moving description of the circumstances that brought him to this current chapter of his life.
Half of the band Red Already join us in the studio with Dave, Chris and Marcus bringing in a copy of their Debut album "How does this one go?"
Recorded at Molineux Monday 17th February 2014
This week we talk to Danielle Malone who is currently starring in the one woman show '51 Shades of Maggie' which is at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre until the 19th of Feb, we hear from X2Y with an update on the LGBT youth group in our city, Randy Baker from Compton Hospice updates us on the extended Compton in the Park later this year and invites you to take part in their Colour-Blast 5k event as well as news of the Lichfield Fuse festival from co-ordinator Dave Simcox. Music comes from Dave Boddison who joins us in the studio for a chat and to play live.
Recorded in Rio de Janeiro Saturday 8th February 2014
This week Jason is joined by work colleague Donna Schuman as they visit two of the city of Rio de Janeiro's best known landmarks - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf mountain. We also hear an interview recorded by Jason and Zoe with Phil Hampson from Haarts.