Episode 11 was broadcast on Soho Radio a day before the one-year anniversary of Roaring 20s Radio being created. It’s been an incredible journey so far and we’re hugely grateful to everybody who’s listened, shared and supported so far.
If you missed the broadcast, you can stream the episode back in full as a podcast. It should be available in your regular podcast provider, but if not, you can find it on our Anchor.fm page.
Stay tuned for details of Episode 12 towards the end of November…
The 21st of our Insta sessions features Gabriel Àkámọ́. Gabriel is a Nigerian-British poet, actor, facilitator, and creative producer based in London. He is a proud Barbican Young Poets alumnus, member of the National Youth Theatre, and a former Roundhouse Resident Artist (2016-17) with Spit the Atom Poetry Collective.
The 20th of our Insta sessions features Riwa Saab. Riwa is a cross-disciplinary artist, working with poetry, theatre, music and sound design. She grew up in Beirut, and is currently studying at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her art explores memory, place, and identity, and her favourite side dish is corn-on-the-cob.
The 19th of our Insta sessions features Rick Dove. Rick a London-based poet and storyteller. A regular performer on the London poetry scene since late 2015, Rick has been published in poetry zines, national press, and his own solo pamphlet and full collection. His work blends the old and new, taking a keen interest in both societal and personal change and how they interact as we grow.
It’s one of the most enjoyable days of the year, because poetry is almost everywhere and we get to shout about it as much as we like without anybody being able to tell us to stop. Here’s Matt’s latest column for The State of the Arts, on National Poetry Day 2020.
The 18th of our Insta sessions features Carla Mellor. Carla is an up and coming spoken word poet. Her poem ‘a kingdom united’ featured on BBC Breakfast and she was guest poet for Louise Fazackerley at her recent book launch.
Saturday’s autumnal episode of Roaring 20s Radio ‘Love Conkers All’ featured a live studio interview with poet and novelist Nikita Gill. We also brought you the usual feast of art, culture, books, poetry and activism. Click here to find it as a podcast.
The 17th of our Insta sessions features Madelaine Kinsella. Madelaine is a poet from Liverpool currently studying an MA in Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her work is concerned with Scouse identity, vernacular, fashion culture, and how much working-class femininity plays an essential role in that. Her work has been featured in Bido Lito! and Fourteen Poems, and she is the Editor of Liverpudlian Zine JARG.
The 16th of our Insta sessions features Louise Fazackerley. Louise is a poet from the exotic Northern streets of Orwell’s Wigan. In performance, she explores the synergy between poetry and movement. Her socially conscious writing makes the ugly beautiful and the mundane fantastical.