The Milk Bar

25
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 692

Recorded for release W/C 26th Sept 2022

This week we find out about both The Commitments and The Cher Show at the Wolverhampton Grand, Peter James lets us know about his latest Ray Grace book, we talk to Rebel Woman Michelle Margaret Marques, Dr Max Pemberton tells us of the confidence that can help smokers quit in Stoptober and we meet two more of the Garrick's Panto cast.

20
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 691

Recorded for release 20th September 2022

This week a Lichfield Garrick Special! Sam Rabone and Maria Conneely chat about their roles in the panto - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Lorraine Brown lets us know about her solo music nights, former Hollyoaks star Parry Glasspool talks about Tuppence to Cross the River and we find out about The Shock of the Old.

12
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 690

Recorded for release 12th September 2022

This week Made in Chelsea stars Maeva & James chat about their cleaning Pre-Nup, Author Amanda Prowse chats about her latest book which moves away from her story telling to be autobiographical, Dr Hilary Jones chats about the 'Be Gynae Aware' campaign and Josh Jones and Nick Helm let us know about their comedy shows both heading to the midlands in October.

5
Sep

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 689

Recorded for release W/C 5th September 2022

This week Vicky Wright daughter of Wolves legend Billy Wright gives you the chance to go VIP if you are attending her evening of memories of her dad, Gloria Hunniford chats about how to save money using the power of the internet,  Kelly Jeffs of The Lighthouse lets us know about their current programme, we visit the set of Once at the Hub at St Mary's to find out about the show from Let Me In and we chat with Will Dorrell at Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World about their Half term plans.

29
Aug

Jason Forrest inThe Milk Bar - Episode 688

Recorded for release 29th August 2022

This week we hear about the Soweto Gospel Chior who are at the Grand in October, Codsall Dramatic Society tell us about their production of Gaslight, we hear about The Little Mermaid from Brierly Hill Musical Theatre Society Youth and have music form Liam Price and Andrew Ash. 

22
Aug

Jason Forrest inThe Milk Bar - Episode 687

Recorded for release 22nd Aug 2022

This week SAOS let us know about thier production of Kinky Boots, we hear about We Will Rock You from Sutton Coldfield Musical Youth Theatre, Ortis Deley chats about avoiding roaming charges when on Holiday abroad, Rod Bisset lets us know about the latest shows from The Grange and Fellowship Players and we have an update on Chase Pride.

15
Aug

Jason and Zoe in The Milk Bar - Episode 866

Recorded for release 15th Aug 2022

This week we chat to two of the cast of Blood Brothers ahead of their arrival at the Wolverhampton Grand, Ayvianna Snow lets us know about 2 screenings she features in at Fright Fest, we share music from both Pistols at Dawn and Echo Gecco with the latter being part of a charity Gig Zoe has planned, Rob Lane chats about Improv Wolves charity night too and Julian Elcock of PQA Wolverhampton chats about their new term in September.

8
Aug

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 865

Recorded for release 8th August 2022

This week Paul Stuart lets us know about a course for Kid's Sports coaches and parents that hope to avoid the sort of Abuse that blighted Paul's younger days in Football, Tara Kelsey lets us know about the latest celebration of the music of Mario Lanza at the Dormston Mill Theatre, Robert Cheesewright updates us on the dangers of decreasing Biodiversity and we find out about the film 'Too Rough'.

1
Aug

Jason Forrest inThe Milk Bar - Episode 684

Recorded for release Monday the 1st August 2022

This week Janet Ellis (Blue Peter former presenter) chats about charity donations, we find out about the latest production from Tudor Musical Comedy Society, Ivan Fletcher chats about his first ever Marathon, Chris Brise lets us know about a Middle Earth style map of the midlands he is looking for suggestion of towns and local legends for, we have music from Kyle Finn and Duane AJ plus we hear all about the Stages Summer Schools from the Wolverhampton Grand.

25
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 683

Recorded for release W/C 25th July 2022

This week we have music from The Amber Quills, When Rivers Meet and Parlour Creepers. Will Dorrell lets us know what is in store for the summer at Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World and we char with Brendan from Coach trip about some of the Film and TV location destinations for tourism.

19
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 682

Recorded for release W/C 18th July 2022

This week Susie Dent talks about some of the new words we both love and hate, Dr Sarah Jarvis chats about travel tummy and how to avoid it, Dave Hastings lets us know about the DVD release of You are my Sunshine, Rob Lane talks Improv and a comedy show at the Lighthouse, Tristan Jackson-Pate tells us about the latest production from the Cherwell Theatre Company and we find out about a campaign striving to end single use plastics.  

10
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 681

Recorded for release 11th July 2022

This week we find out about 'She's Royal' which is at the Wolverhampton Grand in November, Grandad John shares his poetry and we find out abut 5G hospitals.

3
Jul

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 680

Recorded for release on the 4th of July.

This week Jake Quickenden chats about footloose, Michelle Collins talks about Cluedo and Lucy Parker shares news of a networking opportunity all at the Grand. We have music from Alex Vann as well as The Martian Social Cub and we hear about a music video put together by artist Neil Curtis.

27
Jun

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar

Recorded for release 27th June 2022

This week Sutton Coldfield Musical Theatre Company let us know about their production of The Addams Family, Diana Walton tells us about the Hanbury Countryside Show, we have Haiku from John Carpenter, Poetry from Harry Matthews and find out about the film 'The Sun Also Rises'.

20
Jun

Jason Forrest in The MilkBar - Episode 678

Recorded for release 20th June 2020

 

This week Anna Williamson talks about  relationships and 'The Ick', Srteve C. Davis chats about his folklore accurate version of Robin Hood, we have poetry from Andy Summers and Gary A. Wales lets us know about the awards picked up by his Short Film Rage.

13
Jun

Jason Forrest inThe Milk Bar - Episode 677

Recorded for release 13th June 2022

This week Vicky Wight lets us know about her Cannock show sharing memories of her Dad Billy Wright, Dr Sarah Jarvis talks about the importance of monitoring our Cholesterol, Laura Liptrot lets us know about 2 productions from 'A comedy Theatre Group', Sarah Battison shares some of her poetry, we find out what is in store at the Three Counties show this week and Stage Door Johnny updates us on the latest from Tres Tres Cabaret.  

3
Jun

A Jubilee Special for The Milk Bar - Episode 676

Recorded for release on the 3rd June 2022

This week we mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with reminiscences from My Mom Kathleen Forrest, Jean Martyn, Barry Smith, Bev Pegg, Verity Cox and David Powell. 

30
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 675

Recorded for release 30th May 2022

This week Neil reading lets us know what is coming up in the Arena Theatre in the next month, Neil Curtis tells us about his planned Art performances in the UK, Billionaire Boy Matthew Gordon tells us about his appearance at The Grand this week, we chat with Rock Choir about their Jubilee plans, The Soldiers let us know about their Jubilee release and we hear about the appearance of Clearwater Credence Revival at the Brewood Music Festival in July. 

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.

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