A collection of stories about writers, past and present, in London - and anecdotes of those who live and work in the Arts including episodes of writer and producer Nick Hennegan's weekly radio show, 'Literary London' on Resonance 104.4FM, London's Arts Radio station.
Nick Hennegan's 'Literary London' radio show returns on Resonance 104.4fm and Nick Hennegan talks to Torin Douglas about the Chiswick Book Festival, its Writers Trail and why Chiswick in West London is considered one of the most literary places in the world!
Writer Nick Hennegan talks to writer Lucinda Hawksley about her relative - Charles Dickens, for his Resonance 104.4fm Radio show - Literary London.
Nick Hennegan talks to Irish poet Cahal Dallat about taking the John Hewitt Festival online for the first time, and Chiswick in West London, perhaps one of the most 'writerly' place in the world!By Nick Hennegan
The British actor Oliver Reed was huge in the 1970's and had a reputation as a 'hell-raiser'. But was it deserved? As we launch a new Literary Pub Crawl in Wimbledon, London, Oliver's birthplace and home, Nick Hennegan looks at his career and talks to locals about the REAL Oliver Reed.
Writer and director Nick Hennegan celebrates the life and work of T.S. Eliot, on his weekly London radio show on Resonance 104.4fmBy Nick Hennegan
Nick Hennegan on his Resonance 104.4FM radio show Literary London, celebrates the bi-centenary of the birth of American poet Walt Whitman. See more at www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan marks the passing of David Bowie with music from Clifford Slapper; celebrates J. R. R. Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings and talks theatre and Ken Campbell to Ken's daughter Daisy.
Nick Hennegan celebrates the 10th anniversary of the death of theatrical maverick Ken Campbell, with his daughter, Daisy. Features parts of her hilarious one-woman show ‘Daughter of Pigspurt’ recorded live at the British Library.
Nick Hennegan goes to an underground drinking club in Soho for the launch of a new spoken word anthology. Contains adult themes and language.
Nick Hennegan talks backstage at the Assembly Rooms at the Edinburgh Festival, to singer and writer Melinda Hughes about her new album and fringe festival performance.
Before his appearance at Maverick Theatre's SpeakEasy Cabaret in London, Gavin/Greg talks to Nick Hennegan at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe about acting, the West End, writing, David Bowie, Thunderbirds, and Jeremy Irons!
The Chiswick Book Festival is a local London festival with a national profile. As it celebrates its 10th year, Nick Hennegan talks to festival director Torin Douglas about his career as a journalist and how the Festival came about. www.MaverickTheatre.co.uk
Nick Hennegan talks to Guy Masterson and the cast of The Marilyn Conspiracy - a new play premiering at the Edinburgh Festival. What REALLY happened to Marilyn Munroe? Also news of new versions of Shakespeare's classics, Henry V-Lion of England and Hamlet-Horatio's Tale with Sir Derek Jacobi. www.MaverickTheatre.co.uk…
Nick Hennegan attends a brilliant Royal National Theatre revival of Absolute Hell - a play about a drinking club in Soho, London - then goes to a modern drinking club in London - the Poetry Cafe - to celebrate the third International Dylan Thomas Day! www.MaverickTheatre.co.uk
Join Nick Hennegan for episode three of the London Book Fair - with writer Jon-Jon, a 'Walking Dead' TV show bar and find out which 60's icon turned down The Beatles as a backing band! @LondonBookFair www.MaverickTheatre.co.uk
Join Nick Hennegan for his radio show 'Literary London' on Resonance 104.4fm. With The Bookseller Magazine, Brian Ferry and Annie Lennox singing Shakespeare!
Writer Nick Hennegan takes his mic to the London Book Fair and gets the stories behind the stories, as it were...!
Nick Hennegan, award winning writer and director, returns to Resonance 104.4Fm with his weekly 'Literary London' radio show. This week he celebrates Martin Luther King and hears from Irish writer, Sean O'Casey about 'The Plough and The Stars', currently playing at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.
Writer Nick Hennegan takes a personal look back at some of the creative highlights of 2017. It includes music from The Royal Court production of Road and the new version of A Christmas Carol and US politician Hillary Clinton talking about Russia, sexism, her political future and what George Bush said about Donald Trump's inauguration!…
Nick Hennegan celebrates Christmas in Soho with some of the artists past and present who live and work there. Includes the fab Christmas in Soho song with Dusty O and The Soho Cares Singers, Guy Masterson with Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales and the Pogues, A Rainy Night In Soho. And Nick may relent and play that other famous Pogues Chri…
Join Nick Hennegan for Christmas in a London Pub. With music and poetry from Cerys Matthews and new music from Robb Williams' acclaimed score from the new theatre production of A Christmas Carol. Nick also has late-night reminiscences with local Londoners from Hammersmith, Ireland and Notting Hill. Links from this podcast - Thanks to The Raven Pub …
After 32 years, Gerry O'Brian is hanging up his beer glasses. On his last night at his beloved The Churchill Arms in Kensington, London, Nick Hennegan joins Gerry and locals, journalists, brewery workers and rowdy regulars for an emotional night in a London pub.
William Blake, Jah Wobble, Counting Crows, William Wordsworth, Dylan Thomas, Richard Burton and others! Nick Hennegan presents another Summer literary and musical mix-up. Details at www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
We've celebrated the Summer Solstice recently in the UK. In response to numerous emails and other requests, writer and presenter, Nick Hennegan has complied an hour of poetry and music special to him. See more details, and why he made this selection, on the website podcast page at www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com…
On the occasion of International Dylan Thomas Day, co-ordinator and poet Mab Jones talks to Nick Hennegan about the day. And has some great insights and advise about how to live as a poet and writer in the modern world! www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Alan Ginsberg was one of the seminal American 'Beat Poets' of his generation. Nick Hennegan looks at his life and plays some rare recordings - including the once hugely controversial poem 'Howl' www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Celebrating St Patrick's Day, Nick Hennegan introduces interviews from the past about famous Irish Writers Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh and Sean O'Casey. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan looks at Anthony Burgess' most famous work - A Clockwork Orange - with a podcast from the Anthony Burgess Foundation and music from the Stanley Kubrick film. First broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM - London's Art Station. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan celebrates the centenary of the birth of Anthony Burgess - with two guest podcasts! One from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and another featuring the author himself reading the first chapter of his most famous hit 'A Clockwork Orange'. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan presents his weekly radio show on Resonance 104.4FM. This week he wants to hear from you about ASMR - and reads two short stories to celebrate the birthday this week of Charles Dickens.
This week on 'Literary London', join Nick Hennegan at the after show discussion from The Orchard Cafe in Ealing where writers, actors and audiences talk about the four new play extracts we played last week - and which can be heard on this podcast. And there’s a chance for you to vote for your favourite at AirPlayScript.com We also celebrate Burns n…
Four recordings as part of AirPlayScript.com Nick Hennegan presents four play excerpts as part of a new radio play competition. Four plays were selected to be performed at the Orchard Cafe, in Ealing, London. Hear ten minute excerpts of the winning shortlist... NAT - THE DENTAL DOCTOR. Written by Jon Baker SYSTEM FAILURE: Mission Number 5. Written …
Nick Hennegan talks all things Dylan Thomas at the Wheatsheaf Pub in London - after a wreath laying ceremony at Westminster Abbey. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
A classic tale for Halloween, by non other than Rudyard Kipling! His 1904 story, 'They' www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Writer Lucy Beresford talks to Nick Hennegan from The London Literary Pub Crawl about her new book Hungry For Love. She also talks about her sex-therapy, radio and TV career and how she started in the business. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan supported the first International Dylan Thomas celebrations last year. In 2016 he was involved with Dylan Day again, with the help of Literature Wales. Hear Dylan's 'Return Journey' and Nick chat to to a number of Thomas experts, including Hilly Janes and John Goodby as well as random artists and poets at The Wheatsheaf Pub in London,…
Nick Hennegan talks to writer Glenn Chandler, creator of the longest running TV Detective series in the world, Tagart, about his latest project, The Sins of Jack Saul, the story of a Victorian rent-boy! www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan talks to Issy van Randwick, formerly of Fascinating Aida, about a festival at The Hampstead Theatre. Then (23 mins in) he visits Fitzrovia to talk about the Fitzrovia Centre and a charity event with Griff Rhys Jones. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick joins Will Derham, writer of Lost Ireland, and the Crane family, publishers of the book and owners of the new Chiswick Book Shop, on the day of the book's UK launch. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Nick Hennegan ventures to Park Street in London's Southwark, to watch a professional production of Hamlet - in a genuine Elizabethan Theatre UNDER a modern office block! Artistic Associate Suzanne Taylor explains the remarkable story of how a group of actors and well-wishers managed to change the law in the UK a few years ago - and the future for t…
On Valentine's weekend, Nick Hennegan descends on the Raven Pub in Hammersmith, London W6. It's late at night, but the locals like an eclectic mix of music and poetry, including Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Robbie Burns, Bryan Ferry, Annie Lennox, Lord John Wilmot, William Shakespeare and more. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com…
Nick Hennegan talks to Fiona Rule about her new book, 'Streets of Sin - A Dark Biography of Notting Hill.' Not just Richard Curtis and Hugh Grant but the Murders of John Christie, notorious landlord Rachman and a fascinating and colourful history of a special area of London! www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com…
Nick Hennegan's Christmas show on London Art station, Resonance Fm, featuring Dylan Thomas reading his own 'A Child's Christmas in Wales' an unusual Charles Dickens Christmas ghost story, your requests and music from Cerys Mathews.
You may have heard of the Royal Academy in London. The RA is for painters. So what is the British Academy all about? Nick Hennegan battled through Mulled Wine to find out for Literary London! www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
A crime fiction novel with a difference. The hero Detective is a carrot assisted by humans and a couple of fruits! Matthew Redford has written an unusual story and talks to Nick about being an accountant and a proud Bermondsey boy! www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Join Nick Hennegan live at the Wheatsheaf Pub in Fitzrovia, London for the launch of a 'new' poem by Dylan Thomas. With Hilly Janes, Jeff Towns, Dylan's son-in-law, Trefor Ellis and actor Celyn Jones who wrote and performed Dylan in the film 'Set Fire To The Stars' with Elijah Wood. And Dylan Thomas himself! www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com…
Nick Hennegan travels to Bloomsbury to talk to about the Bloomsbury Festival, 2015. He's joined by new Festival Director Kate Anderson, Programmer John-Paul Muir and an old friend of the podcast, writer Louisa Tregus who is celebrating the first birthday of her book, The Lodger. www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com…
Natasha Pulley’s debut, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street is a magical novel set in Victorian London and Japan which features a mysterious Japanese watchmaker who can ‘remember the future’! Discover more at www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
Live from the Edinburgh Festival 2015. Part One - Actor, Producer and Edinburgh fringe veteran Guy Masterson. Guy talks frankly to Nick Hennegan in the Assembly Room bar about being Richard Burton's nephew; the real Dylan Thomas and his wife, Caitlin; Hannah Ellis; his career in Los Angeles and offers advice to anyone thinking of acting or bringing…