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The Broadway Cast is an energetic, funny and insightful weekly talk show. Every episode features breaking Broadway news, interviews & exclusive stories from notable Broadway personalities, theater trivia, and theater related games. Additionally, The Broadway Cast gives a voice to fans like they’ve never had before. Via call-ins, fans are a critical part of the conversation, sharing their own stories and dialoguing directly with their Broadway idols. New episodes every Monday on iTunes, Googl ...
 
Like BroadwayCon itself, BroadwayCon The Podcast brings you through the stage door to be part of the excitement that happens onstage and behind-the-scenes. It is a place where Broadway fans come together to celebrate the shows they love with people who bring them to life. Each episode will feature conversations with the casts and creatives of Broadway's greatest hits (and, sometimes, misses!), and discussions featuring the industry’s top producers and designers.
 
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Windy Hind discusses her project Tiny Poetry – narrative medicine for the soul. She talks about how she began writing poetry after her son was born with critical health issues and how the power of poetry is being increasingly recognised in the medical world. She also invites you to explore your experiences of illness to write short, strong poems.ww…
 
Adele Cordner reads poems from her debut collection The Kitchen Sink Chronicles published by Hedgehog Press. The poems have been written in the last year during the pandemic and capture the fear, uncertainty and strangeness of life in lockdown while also finding moments of hope, resilience and joy in the face of a global crisis.Photo by Pixels in t…
 
In this second half Jonathan Davidson talks about his new book A Common Place. He explains why it's so unusual and why he chose to break the conventions of poetry publishing in this work which contains poems by other writers alongside his own, a commentary, a gazetteer with all the places mentioned and lots and lots of footnotes. You can also hear …
 
John McCullough discusses his poem Stationery from the Costa Award shortlisted collection Reckless Paper Birds. He talks about the various elements that influenced the poem: From his love life to social media posts. He invites listeners to write a poem using items of stationery as metaphors for life and relationships.www.johnmccullough.co.ukwww.poe…
 
Katherine Stansfield talks about poetry and place and how language intersects the two. Her second collection, We Could Be Anywhere By Now, is inspired by her life in Wales after growing up in Cornwall. She shares some poems and invites you to write a poem using a word that has taken on a new meaning or significance or which is made up!https://kathe…
 
**Special episode on the current crisis** People are stranded all across India. They left to find work. Now the lockdown has come, they are out of work, out of money and out of food. We get to talk to Anushka and Nithya who are chatting to these workers every day, and hear some of their stories. They work for SWAN - the stranded workers action netw…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) This week we chat to comic book author, novelist and fellow fan of the Chaulkiya period Dr. Shalini Srinivasan about the book she's been writing set in the Chaulkiyan empire. She tells us about how comic books get made, we share our favourite parts of the ruins, and I learn about how and why she writes. [Patchy audio …
 
Olly Watson writes humorous, touching poetry about life, family and whatever else comes to mind while thatching roofs in Norfolk and Suffolk. He shares some poems and talks about what inspires him. He also challenges listeners to create a new version of an existing poems. He and Patrick provide examples based on poems by Philip Larkin and Elizabeth…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) ***Warning: contains upsetting details.*** The second special episode on slavery. This week, we hear about the lives of female slaves. We meet slaves in Buddhist monasteries. And we meet a young woman being sold into slavery. Also in this episode: how to construct a Buddhist cave, a boy survives seven attempted murder…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) ***Warning: contains upsetting details.*** This week, we learn a little about what life was like for slaves in ancient and early medieval India, from becoming a slave to being free. India might have been the best place in the ancient world to be a slave, but slave life was often still brutal. In this episode: four way…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) This week, we meet some of the bogeymen of ancient India; a group among the most feared of the Barbarians. The mighty Kamboja horsemasters. And yet, these are real people. In this episode we hear the tales told about them, but we also get to know a bit about how they really lived, and even them described in their own …
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) This is the week of small kings. The Pratihara empire has ruled for as long as anyone can remember. But a small king from the south will destroy the emperor's army and send him fleeing. And a small king from the north will restore him to his throne. Also in this episode: book reading in Baghdad, a rant about early med…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) This week, Mahendrapala extends his empire downstream, towards the sea. But nothing is what it seems: not the emperor, nor his empire, nor his conquest. All will be revealed only half a meter down. Also in this episode: how to tell whether you are living on top of a monastery, more than twenty early medieval Indian in…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) In this episode, young king Bhoja will grow into his throne. He will draw together allies and subordinates and wait patiently. When the time is right he will strike at his ancestral enemies, defeating them, and achieving what none of his forefathers could ever do: founding an empire. Also in this episode: how to missp…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) For too long the empire of the east has dominated North India. Bhoja, the descendant of the western emperors is determined to bring change. But he starts with almost nothing, for the once great western empire as been reduced to just a minor kingdom. In this, the first of three episodes, we look at Bhoja's first falter…
 
Cambridge-based poet Michael Brown discusses ekphrastic poetry and shares poems inspired by the work of Francis Bacon. He discusses the process of turning pictures into words and invites listeners to try writing an ekphrastic poem. He also reads from his new collection Meet Me at the Harbour coming out on Eyewear.poetbrownie.comPicture by Thom Atki…
 
Twenty years after he died, Sally Festing inherited an archive of her father's letters and diaries. Through these she learnt how her aunt and uncle, who she never knew, had been destroyed by schizophrenia. The suffering of his brother and sister drove her father, the neuroscientist Derek Richter, to establish the Mental Health Foundation. Sally tal…
 
( The victorious Palas build their empire. Poets gather in their courts. Kings flee before their armies. All seems well, but an old enemy is regathering strength. Also in this week's episode: religious rivalry told through a hymn about toenails, a pun about grief, and a practical guide to buying and selling in medieval Assam.…
 
Leanne Moden felt like she’d finally found her place in the world when she accidentally became a teenage goth in rural Norfolk in 2002. In 2019 this became the starting point of her debut show spoken word Skip Skip Skip about finding your identity through music and discovering your tribe. She talks about developing the show and preparing to take it…
 
() This week, the build up to the great battle continues. We join the navy of the East, as it brings infantry and elephants up the river. Then we launch into the battle itself, following the commander's choice of battle formation. This is the battle to decide who will rule north India supreme, though the victor is not always who it seems to be. Als…
 
() This week, we witness the build up to a great battle of the age: the Pratihara king has brought his army from the east, thick with warhorses. The Pala king has brought his army from the west, loaded with mountainous elephants. They meet for battle on the shores of the Ganges. In this episode, we spend time with a Pratihara horsemen. We hear the …
 
() Emperor Dharmapala constructed an education system across his empire, so great it surpassed all that had come before. For half a millennium, it shaped Eastern India. This week, we go inside the system. We follow the great Buddhist teacher Atisha in his long and uncommon adventure through the system, and we find out what it was like to live there…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) This week, we find out what happened to the great prize of North India: the Imperial city of Kanyakubja. Two dynasties: the Palas (protectors), and the Pratiharas (doorkeepers) have been fighting to gain control. In this episode, a new emperor of India will win it, and then give it away. Included: a trip to a hidden g…
 
Alex Russell is a poet, performer and creative entrepreneur. In this final episode in the first series of Poetry Non-Stop he talks about some of his innovations in poetry including poetry in advertising, automatically generating poems with a predictive text bot, looking for love in the lonely hearts ad section of Craigslist and selling poems sealed…
 
Avouleance is a writer living in Norwich interested in exploring experiences with mental health difficulties through their writing. When not writing they're studying for a masters in computational chemistry as a hobby. In this episode Avouleance talks about living with autism and related mental health issues and how creative writing helps them expr…
 
(www.historyofindiapodcast.in) Become a student of the great Jain thinker Haribhadra. His novels have thrilled you. His satires have scanadlised you. His logics have perplexed you. Now listen to his lightening fast summary of all the important points of Indian philosophy. Featuring: the first ever summmary of the six schools of philosophy, a bonus …
 
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