The Milk Bar

23
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 674

Recorded for release 23rd May 2022

This week:-

Sutton Arts Theatre & their production of Company

Jaz Ellington with his new single

Brierly Hill Musical Theatre and Shrek

Crystelle from GBBO on The Big Jubilee Lunch

Accessibility through AI

Compostable Coffee Pods with Daisy Payne

Danny Clarke on over 50's career changes 

16
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar

Recorded for release 16th May 2022

Futurist Andrew Eborn chats about the future, Robert Cheesewright lets us know how to vote for charities being supported by the Queen's Platinum Pageant,  Codsall Dramatic Society let us know about 'A Twist in the Tale', Danni Nichols shares her new single, we find out about the launch of the Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire Museum Trust and The Fellowship player bring news of their last production before the summer break. 

9
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 672

Recorded for release 9th May 2022

This week Micael McKell chats about his role in We Will Rock You at the Grand, Zoe Turner lets us know Shifnal's plans for the Platinum Jubilee weekend, we Find out about All or Nothing - The Experience at the Theatre on the Steps from Carol Harrison, we talk Mental Health with Dr Alex, we get the low down on the Shakespeare Festival at Stafford Castle and look back at the UK's last Eurovision win with Kimberly Rew from Katrina and the Waves.

2
May

Jason Forrest inThe Milk Bar - Episode 671

Recorded for release 2nd May 2022

This Week Craig Mather from `The Barricade Boys' tells us about their show at the Wolverhampton Grand, Dean Friedman talks about his American Lullaby tour, we find out about the Jubilee Jamboree in Wednesfield, Jaspreet Kaur lets us know about her book tour stopping off at The Lighthouse, Sam Rabone brings news of a charity fundraiser for Ukraine at the Lichfield Garrick and Lara Pictet tells us about the 4 films she has out this year.

25
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 670

Recorded for release 25th April 22

This week Starstruck Theatre tell us about their production of Made in Dagenham, Laura Liptrot shares news of her improvisation classes, Elise Evans tells us about the Anthem Voices concert this June, Bob Lawrence shares his new single and we find out about AI from IBM.

18
Apr

Jason Forrest in The MilkBar - Episode 669

Recorded for release W/C 18th April 2022

This week Ian Prowse lets us know about his gig at the Newhampton Arts Centre on the 23rd of April, We heart about Kinky Boots at the Lichfield Garrick from the 10th through 14th of May and TV legend Tommy Walsh warns us of the dangers of Silica in the air.

12
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 668

Recorded for release W/C 11th April 2022

This week Reed Bass lets us know about 'The King of Reggae' at The Wolverhampton Grand, The Fortunes let us know about their new single, Bootleg Jam bring news of their appearance at The Theatre on the Steps in Bridgnorth, Dr Nina Bal talks about the rise in cosmetic surgery, David Domoney talks gardens, Ben Field shares the background to his documentary on the life of Gerry Anderson and we hear about Chase Pride from Amrick Channa, Nottie Mayer and the Crystal Dance Accademy. 

 

4
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 667

Recorded for release 4th April 2022

This week Jeremy Edwards lets us know about Dead Lies at the Lichfield Garrick, we have music from the Certain Collective and meet their video animator, Tina and Kevin Crook tell us about the Mind and Sprit Fayre they are running in Wombourne on the 24th April and tina J Cox lets us know about Autism, Poetry and Me.

28
Mar

Jason and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 666

Recorded for release 28th March 2022

 

This week Matt Goss tells us about his new album, Charles Brunton lets us now about Bed Knobs and Broomsticks at The Grand, Rod Clements from Lindesfarne chats about their current tour, Rod Bissett updates us on the latest show from The Fellowship Players, Margurette Elcock brings news of her Premium Retreat day, Steve Salt shares news of the new project he is working on with the No Eye Deer Collective and and Dr Hillary Jones talks about the NHS response to Gambling Harms.

21
Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 665

Recorded for release 21st March 2022

 

This week we find out about the Wellbeing festival taking place in June, we have music from Bryony Perdue, Dave Corfield tells us about his fitness app, Jenny Powell chats about the pleasure of being a Mum and we hear about the charity benefitting from the Mash Lane Plant Sale.

14
Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar- Episode 664

Recorded for release 14th March 2022

This week we chat with Poet Daniel Kay, Body Builder and PT Josh Bell, Writers and star of San and Zoe vs Evermore Tristan Pate and Krage Brown, Georgina Lennon who plays Marie Osmond in The Osmond's Musical at The Grand this week, Author of Halo Hattie LA Edwards and Anthony Hall about the Marsh Lane Plant Sale.

8
Mar

Jason Forrest (& Zoe) in The Milk BAr

Recorded for Release w/c 7th March 2022

This week Jamie Laing talks Candy Kittens and British Exports, Zoe Turner looks after our feather friends, Rob Lane shares his latest single, Donchez lets us know about his gig at The Pavilion and Jay Martin tells us about his film RED t'BLUE.

28
Feb

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 662

Recorded for release Monday 28th Feb 2022

 

This week St Giles Drama Group let us know about their production of Annie jnr, we find out about the latest show from the Tower Players, Hans Hess tells us about his score for You are my Sunshine, we find out about the National Theatre and Grand Theatre work taking a new production of Jekyll and Hyde to schools in Wolverhampton, Natan Caton lets us know about his Glee Club gig and we find out about the Telford Foerver Elton concert. 

21
Feb

Jason Forrest inThe Milk Bar - Episode 661

Recorded for release 21st Feb 2022

 

This wee we talk the Boys playing the Brothers in The Osmonds - Musical at Wolverhampton Grand in March, Bash Chamberlain lets us know about Jam Rock Fridays at The North Street Social, Sam Lambeth shares his latest Single and Kelly Jeffs tells us about the Half Term activities and regular film programme at the Lightouse.

14
Feb

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 660

Recorded for release Monday 14th February 2022

 

This week CDS tell us about their part in the Codsall Art Festival, we find out about the latest rehearsed reading of One Night with Marilyn, Paul Downey lets us know about his book written with Dave Hastings about the movie Black Christmas and we have a chat with and music from Freya Wolf.

7
Feb

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 659

Recorded for release W/C 7th Feb 2022

 

This week we find out about the current production from the Fellowship Players, a panto raising funds for the Mary Stevens Hospice and a 14/48 takeover as well as a recent project from Hugglepets with the RSPB and an update on Eddie Johnson's book Breaking the Tranquility of Solitude.

31
Jan

Jason Forrest (& Zoe) in The Milk Bar

Recorded for release Monday 31st Jan 2022

 

This Week Kyla Brox tells us about her Lichfield Guild Hall Gig, Pater Chand lets us know about his appearance at the Wolverhampton Literature Festival, Muscom are back and share news on their show 'Bring it On' and Zoe Turner tells of her latest charity run.

24
Jan

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 657

Recorded for release W/C 24th Jan 2022

This week Danny John Jules chats about The Da Vinci Code at Wolverhampton Grand, we hear from Eric 'n Ernie also at the Grand in February, Willenhall Musical Theatre tell us about their production of Pricilla Queen of the Desert, Bippo the Clown lets us know about a special circus event at the Lichfield Garrick next month, we look at hte programme for the Wolverhampton Literature Festival for 2022 and hear what Sedgley has in store for the Queen Platinum Jubilee.  

19
Jan

Jason Forrest in TheMilk Bar - Episode 656

Recorded for release W/C 17th Jan 2022

This week Wolverhampton PQA tell us about an award winning film, Dynamics Rock and Pop Choir let us know about their anniversary gig, Robert Cheesewright follows up on COP26, TJ Hill tells us about his latest book and Our Dougie shares his latest work.

10
Jan

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 655

Recorded for release W/C 10th Jan 22

 

This week Dr Hilary Jones advises us to keep our weight in check, Comedian Katherine Ryan suggests some meal options to help, we hear more on The Chinese Labour Corp at The Blue Orange , Christopher Commander tells us about The Deep Blue Sea from Sutton Arts Theatre and Jaden Claymore Cheif Chandler at the Claymore Candle Company tells us about thier Valentine's special. All this plus music from Jean Martyn.

31
Dec

The End of Year Quiz 2021 -Episode 654

The Milk Bar End of Year Quiz 2021

 

Our Two teams battle to see who will win this years Quiz!

 

Quizmaster

Jason Forrest

 

Red Team

Judith Algar-Nicholas

Ian Billings

Kyle Finn

 

Green Team

Kelly Jeffs

Robert Lane

Jean Martyn

 

Score Keeper

Tom Watkins

24
Dec

A Christmas Carol on The Milk Bar - Episode 653

Christopher Commander and Sarah Wendy Burman bring to life Charles Dickens a Christmas Carol.

20
Dec

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode652

Recorded for release 20th Dec 2021

 

This Week Paul Baker shares Medieval Festivities, Ian Henery Share Festive Poetry, Beaky of Dozy Beaky Mick and Titch Shares news of their show at The Grand in 2022 and Dr Helen Nawal share information on getting our Covid Boosters.

 

Happy Christmas!

13
Dec

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar

Recorded for Release 13th Dec 2021

This week Poetry Slam winner Priyanka Joshi shares some of her work, Cannock Chase Drama Society and Start Struck Theatre both tell us about their Pantos, and Gloria Hunniford and Shaun Williamson both have tips on how to avoid being scammed when Christmas shopping on-line.

7
Dec

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 650

Recorded for release W/C 6th Dec 2021

 

This week Wolverhampton Poet Laureate Kuli Kholi chats about and shares some of her work, Micheal Armstrong lets us know what is is like being a US Number one Artist, Duane AJ shares his Christmas single and LGBT+ Sparkle tells us about their meeting this week.  

29
Nov

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 649

Recorded for release W/C 29th Nov 2021

 

This week Gaz Birtles from The South chats about their show at The Robin on the 11th December, Bob Lawrence shares his musical talents, we find out more on the move RAGE, we are joined by Willis the Poet, Zoe Turner lets us know about her latest charity fundraiser and Neil Curtis tells us about his video advent calendar for 2021.

22
Nov

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 648

Recorded for release 22nd November 2021

 

This week Matt Hickinbottom chats about his new movie short 'Emily the little Match girl', Elaine Christe chats about her poetry, Catherine Tyldesley of Corrie fame lets us know about the continued importance of pubs as part of our community and Kelly Jeffs of the Lighthouse gives us an update on their current programme.

16
Nov

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 647

Recorded for release W/C 15th November 2021

 

This week we hear from Codsall Dramatic Society about this year's Children's play, Rob Cheeseright talks COP 26, we find out about the Bohemian Open Mic night each Thursday on Wolverhampton's Lichfield Street, Ian Henery tells us about The Chinese Labour Corp, we get news of a poetry anthology published by Fawn Press and we have a char with Shaun Kelly about his band's Christmas Song.

5
Nov

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 646

Recorded for release W/C 8th Nov 2021

 

This week we chat to Groan Ups  Lauren Samuels (Katie) about the show at the the Grand from the 8th to the 13th of November.

1
Nov

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar

Recorded for release 1st Nov 2021

 

This Week we have Music from George Windsor, WBOS Youth tell us about their production of We Will Rock You, Brendan Hawthorne lets us know about his latest work and we hear about a crowd funder for Philip Kempson's latest short film project 'Delores'.

25
Oct

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 644

Recorded for release W/C 25th Oct 2021

 

This week Slade's Dave Hill lets us know about their December Gig in Brum, Peter Chand talks Halloween Stories at the NAC, Paula Radcliffe MBE lets us know about Indy Health Week, we talk Mixology, find out how to improve our sleep and Dr Dawn Harper chats about the vaccine programme for Flu and Covid-19.

18
Oct

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 643

Recorded for release W/C 18th Oct 2021

 

This week Darren Day chats about his role in Chicago at the Wolverhampton Grand, we hear from the  Brownhills Musical Theatre Company about their production of Legally Blonde, we have music from Dom Ingle and also hear about the Krazy Races coming to Wolverhampton.

10
Oct

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 642

Recorded for release W/C 11th October 2021

 

This week Tito Jackson chats about his latest Single and Album, we find out how Children today have helped a Bilston Family, we find out about Food History and our daily Rituals.

4
Oct

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 641

Recorded for release W/C 4th Oct 2021

 

This week Denice Pearson, Evie Pickerill and Tam Ryan chat about Cinderella at The Wolverhampton Grand, we find out about Mystical Productions 2 festive events at the Codsall Village Hall, we have music from Linda Lamon and chat with Countdown's Susie Dent.

28
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 640

Recorded for release w/c 27th Sept 2021

 

This week George Sampson chats about Everybody's talking about Jamie, Beverley Callard talks about the links between Mental and Financial health, we catch up with Poets in Motion as they prepare to welcome the Women's Round Britain Cycle race to Walsall with verse and we chat with the Mayor of Wolverhampton on the Wild Islands that are coming to the city.

20
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode639

Recorded for release W/C 20th Sept 2021

 

This week we meet the cast of the Lichfield Garrick Panto Peter Pan, Dr Ranj chats about sleep, Kimberley Wyatt from the Pussy Cat Dolls tells us how she is getting kids dancing, Codsall Dramatic Society let us know about their fringe event and LGBT+ Sparkle update us on the return of face-to-face meetings.

13
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 638

Recorded for release 13th Sept 2021

 

This week we chat with Jake Sharp about School of rock at the Wolverhampton Grand from the 21st through 25th September, Slim & Blade share some music and chat about recent gigs, we hear about the Codsall Christmas Fayre, Carol Smillie talks fashion, Gareth Thomas chats about men's health and Big Zuu lets us know how there is help for young adults hit by the pandemic. 

6
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode637

Recorded for release W/C 6th September 2021

 

This Week Chaser Shaun Wallace talks friendship and Odd Fellows, Dr Hillary Jones advises event the mildest of Cancer Symptoms should be checked, Bethan-Wyn Davies shares some music and tales of being on TV, Thomas J.R. Dearn tells us about his series of books and we hear how house moves can cause usually recycled items to end up in landfill.

30
Aug

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode636

Recorded for release W/C 30th Aug 2021

 

This week YOS tell us about their production of KIPPS, Zoe Turner lets us now about a charity challenge she is doing, we have music from Creation Medfia with Ange Lloyd and Zeromancer with Kim from the band joining us on the line from Norway, Plus Pride Wreath Making with LGBT+ Sparkle and Jayne Jones.

23
Aug

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 635

Recorded for release w/c 23rd Aug 2021

 

This week Shaun Hartman tells us about Blackadder II at the Crescent, we talk wedding dresses with David Emanuel, Shereen Murphy from Emerdale chats about Frozen food and we have music from Harper and Hubble and Mostly Autumn.

16
Aug

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 634

Recorded for release W/C 16th August

 

This week Kem Cetinay chats about food with Family and Friends, we have music from Barbra Stretch with Tribes of Europe and award winning Duo Gareth and Haley, we find out about the Compton Care Living Well team and Kinver Light Operatic Society tell us about their show in early September.

9
Aug

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 633

Recorded for release W/C 9th Aug 2021

On The Milk Bar this week - Dean Friedman talks about his forthcoming album American Lullaby, we chat with 2 of the cast of Rent from Creators Theatre Company, Bodalia chats about the importance of 19-24 years olds getting vaccinated, Kyle Finn and PJ Taylor share their Summer anthem, and Adam Millichip looks back at the first season of the TWS Sports Podcast.

2
Aug

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode632

Recorded for release w/c 2nd August 2021

 

This week Journalist and former Loose Woman Andrea Mclean talks about how we should have a Mid-Life Celebration rather than crisis, Brendan from Coach Trip tells us about life on the road, New Old Friends chat about their show Murder in Egypt which is at The Stafford Gatehouse soon and we find out about One Night with Marilyn from some of the cast. 

26
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 631

Recorded for release W/C 26th July 2021

 

This week on The Milk Bar Lazar Vuković chats about his latest book and forthcoming TV projects, DJ BBQ gives us some outdoor cooking tips, Kelly Jeffs of the Light House Cinema & Cafe Bar updates us on their new phone number and film screenings and we have music from James Zada and Cassie Pearl.

19
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode630

This week Dr Alex tells us how to avoid Hangsiety, the fear of the Hangover, we hear about the latest books from 2 children's authors (Anita Stone & Chris white), we have music from Dinky Music, Adrian Jacks and AJ and Curtis Pritchard tell us about panto at The Wolverhampton Grand and we find out about Fromage and Fiction from Cheese Cuisine.

12
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode629

Recorded for release w/C 12th July 2021

 

This week Cheryl Hole tells us where to go to bust some moves, we hear fromGazebo theatre on their recruitment drive, Birmingham Youth Theatre let us know about their show Disco Inferno, Gary A. Wales talks about his latest filming project, we find out about the programme of events at The Stafford Gatehouse, and Rob Kemp lets us know about his latest comedy work.

5
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode628

Recorded for release W/C 5th Juky 2021

This week Mugs and Music from Weak13, Stage Door Johnny talks Tik Tok, Ian Billings on Books and his Audible play on the life of Peter Sellers, Piano Tuner Wolverhampton Matthew James Richards is along, MedicAlert UK tell us about their work with the help of Dr Hillary Jones, Mark Lane gives us some gardening tips and we hear how to avoid holiday scams with Jasmine Harman.

28
Jun

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode627

In the last show of June Michael Armstrong shares his latest single and news of his album release, Serious Child and Andy Ruddy have a single out now and an album on the way with Andy letting us know all about their collaboration, William Stafford chats about his Hardback release of Space Pickle, Paul Pennington tells us about his guide to being interviewed in the media and Jeff Brazier tells us howe parents are prepared to earn less to spend more time with their kids in research from PGL Adventure Holidays for 7-17 year olds.

22
Jun

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode626

Recorded for release w/c 21st June 2021

This week we chat to George Windsor about his latest work, Lazar Vuković about Boycie in Belgrade, Christopher Commander who is a Bard in the Yard, Marius Ioanid talks fitness, Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE updates us on the success of the Vaccine roll out, and we find out about the Three Counties Midsummer Garden Life Festival.

17
Jun

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 625

Recorded for release W/C 14th June 2021

This week we have music from Ryan Evans and Peter Kater, we hear from Konnie Huq about a project from musicMagpie rasing awareness on eWaste, we find out about the latest roller coaster at Universal Orlando Resort and Burts Snacks Ltd let us know about a new partnership with the RNLI.

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