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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 12th-18th March

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 12th-18th March

Hello! Welcome back to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard. There is so much in store over the next week so be sure to pop your headphones in, or play us out loud around the house. To avoid babbling on for too long, here’s this week’s Noticeboard!

MONDAY 12th: Start your week the right way with #NewMusicMonday with Akylah Rodriguez from 1pm. She is

Morrell has just performed at Country 2 Country.

joined by the amazing Jake Morrell (right), fresh from his Country 2 Country festival performance last weekend. He’s well worth a listen on the show. Later on Monday, Tom King speaks to Jess Thom for Artswatch at 6:30pm. Theatre-maker, campaigner and part-time superhero, Thom discusses her performance in Samuel Beckett’s play ‘Not I’ – running until the March 17th at the Battersea Arts Centre. They discuss how the innovative production is influenced by her experiences with Tourette’s syndrome as well as her efforts to make the theatre a more accessible and inclusive place. 

TUESDAY 13th: Now in its 29th year in the West End, ‘The Woman In Black’ is still making audiences jump with fright. This Tuesday, Ian Barclay meets its stars Terence Wilton and James Byng who have ghost stories of their own. Hear all about it from 6:30pm on Artswatch. Then, the first of an Irish Jam double-header this week, is live from 10pm. It’s their final show before their gig at the Irish Cultural Centre, and it is a St. Patrick’s Festival preview show. They’ll chat to someone from the St Patrick’s Festival organising committee – find out who on the day! Also on the show is Kelly O’Connor, the director of Irish Film Festival London (IFFL) about the St. Patrick’s programme. And finally, with Ireland being crowned Six Nations Champions, there’s a round-up of the Irish Sport with TV3 Sport reporter Paul Walsh.

WEDNESDAY 14th: This Wednesday morning, John Flannery is on Morning Wandsworth with McDonald’s Balham from 7am to talk about his creative projects and the Camberwell Film Festival, which begins next week. Also, this week on People and Places from 6:30pm, Pamela and Mike go behind the scenes at St George’s Hospital. They follow cups of tea as they are delivered to patients and staff in an innovative mental health promotion. They also talk to the hospital’s archivist, receptionist and others who help make the hospital tick.

The UK Radio Drama Festival is running in Kent this March.

THURSDAY 15th: Join Carpet Martin and the team on Morning Wandsworth with McDonald’s Balham bright and early at 7am. They’re joined by George Jacques from the Athenaeum Theatre Company, and you can hear all about it on Wandsworth Radio! Then on Artswatch that very evening, not only is Nicholas McInerny a playwright for stage, TV and radio, he also manages the UK International Radio Drama Festival (19-23 March). The theme this year is “from stage to air”, so Tooting resident Nicholas is the man for the job and you can hear Lesley’s interview with him on Thursday from 6:30pm.

Some of Scentered’s products, which you can hear about on Mind Your Business.

FRIDAY 16th: Time for the wonderful FEMALE FRIDAY to take to the air again! Two very special guests this week: on Mind Your Business with Nicolette Wilson-Clarke, we hear from Lara Morgan who sold a stake in her first company for £20 million and is now co-founder of Scentered, a unique range of 100% natural aromatherapy products for women to help them stay centred, wherever, whenever. Hear about that from 2pm, then straight afterwards at 3pm on Afro Archives, the brilliant Ayesha Casely-Hayford is joined by Sandra Soteriou. The pair will be talking head wraps, in connection with Soteriou’s company Knots UK. Female Friday is live from 12pm each Friday with an array of female-focused shows from the terrific trio of News Editor Chloe De Save, Ayesha and Nicolette.

SATURDAY 17th: Coming up on The DJ Dolly Mix Show on 17th March, not only a fantastic eclectic mix of music, but she will also be joined by South London-based singer songwriter, Hannah Jackson. Hannah will be will be performing a couple of tracks live in DJ Dolly Mix’s ‘Five minutes of..’ live lounge feature on her weekly show. Tune in to find out more about this rising star who recently performed at The Bedford Balham’s all female line up gig as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations. Catch this live from 7pm.

SUNDAY 18th: It is the second The Irish Jam of the week from 6pm, which is on the same day as the St. Patrick’s

Walking Wandsworth host Dom Dalston with Ninette Finch.

Festival in London & the open air concert in Trafalgar Square. There’s interviews from the festivities, but the select group of people interviewed will be found out later this week – watch out on social media! Then in the new time slot of 9pm, Walking Wandsworth is live with Ninette Finch, known for playing Annie in Derek as well as appearing on TV over 1,000 times as an extra, joins Dom Dalston this Sunday. Ninette has been seen on screen in a number of high-profile programmes and films, with her face on everything from Harry Potter to Holby City.

MONDAY 19th: Join Akylah on this #NewMusicMonday as she meets Mikyla Cara from 1pm. Cara is a UK based singer/songwriter who released her Debut EP ‘Grown’ which you can find on iTunes/Amazon and all other online stores. Or, you could just listen to Akylah from 1pm. I’d prefer the latter!

I hope you enjoy what we have in store this week. Remember, there’s plenty more where this came from on Wandsworth Radio all week, so be sure to tune in. You can take us out with you on the TuneIn radio app or click that button in the top right corner – have a listen to whatever is on right now!

March 11th, 2018

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