Live music from Jazz New Blood
Live music by Rosie Frater-Taylor (guitar and vocals) and Roella Oloro (piano) from Jazz New Blood.
The story of Arthur Wint
As part of his Black History series, Jonny Virgo interviews some Olympians from London 1948 to uncover the story of the original Usain Bolt, Jamaican athlete and fighter pilot Arthur Wint.
Tales of East Glasgow
We twin with East Glasgow with an extract from Jessie Lawson’s ongoing project SIGOHA (Settled in Glasgow Oral Histories Archive) featuring voices from people who have made Glasgow their home.
We revisit cabaret show promoters Duckie who welcome us to The Posh Club, where golden girls and silver foxes get dressed up and hit Hackney for an afternoon of high tea and ‘ooh la la’.
Studio session: King Tides
Live studio session and interview with Hackney based band – King Tides ahead of their fourth coming EP.
The Lower Clapton Tales
Carolyn Clark author of The Lower Clapton Tales, takes us on a mini audio tour of Lower Clapton in Hackney, London.
Now Then: Newton Dunbar
Now Then is a podcast by Jessie Lawson sharing the stories of people who are over 70 years old, told in their own words. This is the first 10 minutes of the third episode which features Newton Dunbar – a Hackney Legend who set up the The Four Aces in Dalston.
London Coffee with Lani Kingston
Jonny Virgo met up with Australian food writer Lani Kingston to talk about her new book – London Coffee – which delves into the history of coffee in London.
Starting Conversations: Sex
In the fourth episode of Starting Conversations, Jessie Lawson walked down Ridley Road Market and asked passers by how they defined sex. Then she went home and chatted to her flat mate about how, sometimes, other people’s ideas of sex can impact negatively on her.