Studio Interview: Ed Cooke from Memrise
Jonny Virgo talks to Ed Cooke about his amazing memory and his award winning language learning app Memrise.
Studio Interview: David Brockway from The Great Men Project
Jessie Lawson stumbled upon a website called Great Men, and wanted to find out more. The Great Men Project is an organisation that delivers workshops to young men in schools with the aim of disrupting gender stereotypes. She talks to David Brockway, who runs the project.
The Story of Dalston Cola
Pearl Wise met Duncan O’Brien and Graham Walker at the Dalston Cola HQ to discover how this soft drinks company has grown from its humble beginnings at East London venue Passing Clouds (RIP) to competing with the fizzy pop heavyweights around the country.
The Great Diary Project
Hear about a unique archive of peoples’ history that anyone can add to – telling the stories of Londoner’s lives for future generations. East Cast contributor Celia Robbins met Irving Finkel and Stef Dickers to find out about the Great Diary Project at The Bishopsgate Institute.
Pearl Wise talks to Kasia Uscinska and Viv Ellis about Nasty Women, celebrating the female arts at Stour Space in Hackney Wick.
Studio interview and live session with Phil Cosby
Jonny Virgo speaks to Hackney based singer-songwriter Phil Cosby about his new EP release Blue Daze
Let’s talks about.. Masturbation
Jessie Lawson continues her starting conversations series. This month she walked around Waltham Forest and asked people for stories about masturbation. She then went to visit Nisha, a perinatal psychiatrist and sex therapist, to talk about what she’d heard.
Permissable Notations Of
Lucia Scazzocchio caught up with artists Rosalind Fowler, Louise Ashouk and Eva Knutsdotter in their studio as they were busy sewing together props for their exhibition Permissible Notations Of in collaboration with residents of the Wedlock Barn Estate in Hoxton and currently featured at the Peer Gallery. The music you’ll hear in this piece was created with the estate residents as a live response to the films they made.
Interview with Oliver Meek from The Rio Cinema
Oliver Meek, executive director of Rio, one of London’s few independent community cinemas talks about the history of this iconic picture palace and why they are building another screening room in the basement.