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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 19th-25th February

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 19th-25th February

Welcome to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard! This is a weekly post which sums up all of the great stuff that appears on Wandsworth Radio for your listening pleasure. If you miss something it is also always available on Mixcloud or Soundcloud. Enjoy all that is to come this week on the station!

 

Iain Wilson discusses Domestic Violence on ‘Wilson Says’ on Sunday 18th.

On Sunday 18th Iain Wilson (Wilson Says) will be doing a Domestic Violence special. Cllr Marie Hanson will be sharing her domestic violence story, ex-Police staff Jane UpsonWendy Walker (who co-founded the ‘Safeword’ Theatre Company) and Jenny Mannion-Krase, Senior Service Delivery Manager at Victim Support in Battersea. Catch this from 9pm, I am sure it will be a great show.

 

On Monday 19th, join Izzy Bishop on Morning Wandsworth with McDonald’s Balham as Tiger Lily joins her live. Tiger Lily is a singer who also campaigns about mental illnesses, so to hear all about what she does tune in from 7am.

On Monday 19th, on #NewMusicMonday, tune in to hear Albert Man on the show with Akylah. Albert was nominated for the ‘Best Unsigned Male’ award in the Best of British Unsigned Music Awards 2017, and you can hear from him from 1pm. Also, Mel Simpson interviews The King’s Parade ahead of their sold out gig in Hoxton. The band’s new single “Woman” is out now.

Albert Man will be with Akylah on Monday afternoon.

That evening, Ian Barclay speaks to Tooting playwright, Nicholas McInerny about his play ‘Belle Fontaine’ about colour and change invading a black and white community. The play is part of the sixth Vault Festival and to hear about it tune in to Artswatch from 6:30pm. 

On Tuesday join Izzy again as Georgia Christou, a playwrite who has written a play called ‘Yous Two’ (being performed at the Hampstead Theatre) is on Morning Wandsworth with McDonald’s Balham from 9:30am.

Also on Tuesday, DJ Dolly Mix interviews Lost Dog’s Co-founder and Artistic Director, Ben Duke about their latest production, Juliet and Romeo: A guide to long life and happy marriage’. This is an alternative take on the the classic Shakespeare love story, Romeo and Juliet, which is part of the ‘Reclaiming The Classics’ series currently on at the Battersea Arts Centre (until 24th Feb). Interested? 6:30pm, Tuesday night.

That same night, join The Irish Jam team who’ll be joined instudio by Matthew Sutton from Tayne and London based Irish author Eithne Cullen in studio. Her latest book is called The Ogress of Reading and tells the gruesome story of Amelia Dyer, a 19th century serial killer who was responsible for murdering infants in her care over a 20-year period in Victorian Britain. Live on Wandsworth Radio from 10pm.

Mike (above) and Pamela host ‘People and Places’ each Wednesday from 6:30pm.

Have you ever wondered what happens to your household waste and recycling once it leaves your house? Well Mike Stead and Pamela Mounter are the people to ask. They went down to the Waste Transfer Site on Smugglers Way recently and to hear about their ‘rubbish day out’ (excuse the pun), you can tune in from 6:30pm this Wednesday night.

Staight afterwards, at 7pm this Wednesday, the Joyzine Radio Show meets underground glam-pop-art-rock cult heroes David Devant & His Spirit Wife ahead of their headline show at The 100 Club on 23rd February.

Then on Thursday join Carpet Martin and the team as they meet Oli Barton and the Movement from 7am on Morning Wandsworth with McDonald’s Balham.

Thursday also gives you a chance to listen again to Tooting writer and director, Annie Eves, tell Lesley Strachan about her play “Tracing Grace” in it’s last week at Theatre503 in Battersea. How does a family hold it together with a diagnosis of encephalitis? Find out on Artswatch from 6:30pm.

Artswatch goes out Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm. This Thursday, it’s Lesley talking to Annie Eves.

Then finally on Monday 26th, join the wonderful Akylah Rodriguez from 1pm. Get ready to stomp your feet and remember a good time forever. Fronted by the ever powerful prescence and earth shattering soulful voice of Lady Oracle, this seven piece all-star band are characterized by “warm, soaring backing vocals”. CoffeePot Drive are on with Akylah at the end of February for #NewMusicMonday.

Thank to all of you, our listeners, for continuing to tune in to Wandsworth Radio. We believe we are repaying you with some of this fantastic stuff!

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Information correct at time of writing, 18 February 2018.

 

February 18th, 2018

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