The Milk Bar

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.

11
Jun

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode624

Recorded for release w/c 7th June 2021

This week we visit Wolverhampton Grand to chat about their return and Spot Light their new free magazine with Scott Bird, we have music from Duane AJ and Axiom, Martin Kemp tells us how to avoid scams, we talk about how we are more neighbourly since lockdown started with Bake Off's Briony, James Morris updates us on his work with Strawberry Moon records, Heather Wastie shares the release of an audio guide from Alarum Productions and LGBT+ Sparkle update us on thier talk this week on Domestic Abuse.

31
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode623

Recorded for release w/c 31st May 2021

This week Henry Blofeld and Dame Zandra Rhodes chat about keeping the mind busy in our older age, Andrew Collins chats about Great! films, Peter Chant lets us know about the Festival at the edge, Suresh Bawa talks about the work of Promise Dreams, we hear about the reopening of Scare attractions from Scare Tracks Mickey Stuart and we find out about Tettenhall Wood School's TWS Sports podcast from teacher Adam Millichip.

24
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 622

Recorded for release W/C 24th May 2021

This week Certain Media are back for a chat now thier video for Sunshine has been released, we chat with John Huddles about the film The Philosophers, Craig Halford lets us know about Maet Live and The Never Neverland Express - Tribute to Meat Loaf including their gig at The Robin, Olly Corpe from The King's Parade tells us about their debut album and we hear about a national event featuring LGBT+ Sparkle talking about Fostering.

19
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode621

recorded for release W/C 17th May 2021

This Week Miss Beth Belle - 1940s & Vintage Singer lets us know about her care home tour with the Dementia Cafe from Wolverhampton Grand, Steve Heathcock lets us know about the England Together track release for EURO 2020, Eddie Johnson updates us on his trilogy of books, Beyond the Barricade let us know about their live shows and we also chat with Codsall Dramatic Society CDS about their forthcoming productions.

16
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode620

Recorded for release W/C 10th May - audio delayed by holiday!

 

This weeks show with Hannah Broadhead Art, Tara Kelsey, @TJ Hill, Three Counties and Myoto.

9
May

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 619

Recorded for release W/C 3rd May 2021

On the first Milk Bar of May - Jean Martyn is along with some music and conversation on the line from The Netherlands, we also have music from Sam Lambeth, The Andrew Eborn is with us to talk about his 2nd Book of Failures, Tom Morgan of TPM Health & Fitness tells us about online PT and what it has been like being back in the gym and Joshua Griffiths bring us the latest on his film projects.

28
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 618

Recorded for release W/C 26th April 2021

This week racing driver Jodie Kidd talks about having confidence as we get back on the road post lockdown, Corey Jones shares news of an open air tour of  The Jungle Book, Ian Henery lets us know about a poetry night fighting racism, we have music form David Lazarus, Skye Stuart brings the latest news from Black Country Fusion and Paul Ryder lets us know what it is like being a community champion.

21
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 617

Recorded for release w/c 19th April 2021

On this Week's Milk Bar Jeff Brazier chats about the Nationwide Building Society R.E.S.P.E.C.T. campaign, we hear about Oscar's Book Prize, we find out about a life saving app from The Hollie Gazzard Trust, Chloe Rose tells us about her music and appearance at Trentham Live, I take a look round the Duncan Edwards Foundation & Museum site in Dudley with Rose Cook Monk and Ewan Baggott of EABskills and we hear about a documentary that looks at Sudden Adult Death Syndrome and the work being done to avoid this loss of life.

13
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode616

Recorded for release W/C 12th April 2021

This week's episode of The Milk Bar. Featuring Wills and the Willing, 3 of the cast of You Are My Sunshine chat about the film and it’s newly released trailer, we hear about Separated Shakespeare from Christopher Commander, Chris White Charles about his latest work in bold, poetry & art, we hear from Jon Wood tells us about Walks on the Chase and we find out about the new venue for PQA Wolverhampton.

 

6
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 615

Recorded for release w/c 5th April 2021

This week Ewan Baggott of EABskills chats about EABskills Freestyle Academy, Frankie and David Seaman talk about the work of Cats Protection, Lottie from Bake off talks about love and Bumble, we hear from Dudley Mind, Rach Chadwick of Funtime Theatre lets us know about Fairy Flo's latest book and we have music from Reed Waddle.

1
Apr

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 614

Recorded for release W/C 29th March 2021

On this week's Milk Bar we have Oscar winner John DeNicola, independent chart success RJ Thompson and music maestro Michael Armstrong all sharing their latest music releases, Paul Pennington chats about Word On Health's 21st anniversary, Sophie-Louise Johnson lets us know about her 10k run fundraising for Lymphoma Action, Will Dorrell shares news of the new attractions at Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World and we hear about the latest 'free at point of use' online Chair Yoga sessions from Wild Wolf Movement.

24
Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 613

Recorded for release w/c 22nd March 2021

On Episode 613 of The Milk Bar Suzi Quatro chats about her latest single and album, we also have music from Sun King Rising, Dinky Music and Creation. Phil Butler is along to talk about the Cromer Pier summer season, Paul Binkhorn tells us about his latest online comedy short and LGBT+ Sparkle let us know about this week's talk.

19
Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 612

Recorded for release W/C 15th March 2021

 

This week we have music from Tom Ciurczak Music, Kari Kirkland Music, Betty Harper, Bailey Tomkinson and Roadside MUSIC plus Rico Jacob Chace talking ahead of his appearance LGBT+ Sparkles get together on Thursday 18th March.

14
Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode611

Recorded for release W/C 8th March 2021\

Music Galore on this week’s show with Adam Douglas, Double Strings, Jack Cattell, KyleFinn and Duane AJ Barrett-Johns. Also Heather Wastie chats about the latest from Alarum Productions, Xanthe Gresham talks about the Goddess Lounge events online, Lucy Porter tells us about her dream car and we find out about a campaign from Wells Pharmacy with Radzi Chinyanganya.

2
Mar

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode 610

Recorded for release W/C 1st March 2021

 

This week - Right Said Fred with their new single - Pamela Sue Mann and her new music - Jerome Arab and one of his recent releases - The Greatest Show - Rupi Lal on the Cucumber Writers - LGBT+ Sparkle on LGBT+ AdoptionWeek

27
Feb

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode609

Recorded for release W/C 22nd Feb 2021

 

Epsiode 609 brings us Collabro, Susan Murray on the Red Imp Comedy Club, JP Riley, Tom Withers, Arran Page, Fired Up Theatre with Simon Quinn, LGBT+ Sparkle on their talk with the Samaritans and Wayne from That is Beyond.

19
Feb

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode608

Recorded for release w/c 15th Feb 2021

This week we chat with Troy Dennison and Brett Dewsbury about the release on Amazon Prime Video of Sustain, Tom Morgan of TPM Health & Fitness gives us more tips for a fitter life, Gareth Pask and Chris Rowley of BlueByrd share some of their music and let us know about their latest album releases, Jp Haslam chats about his musical colabortations as part of Jade and JP Live (online) and we hear about the latest group chat for LGBT+ Sparkle.

13
Feb

Jason Forrest in The Milk Bar - Episode607

Recorded for release w/c 8th Feb 2021

Coming up on the show Eddie Mooney shares the new single from The Fortunes  (Official), Steve Heathcock lets us know about England Together, Katie Neeves talks about her Journey to Womanhood, Robin Shelby chats Ghostbusters for Science Of Cinema, Jonny McClean tells us about Theatre Club at The Lichfield Garrick and we also have music from Angus Crowne.

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