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Reshaping the single narrative Words of Colour Productions is a creative communications agency that promotes, facilitates and develops writers of colour of all genres, and collaborates with arts and creative industries to increase cultural inclusion. On this channel, we'll be bringing you monthly episodes of In Conversation and Black Love Bytes, two podcasts borne out of our most popular events/initiatives. In Conversation is hosted by Heather Marks and is a platform for creatives of colour to discuss their work, practice and much more. Discover new artists, get advice for your own craft, and learn how these creatives are navigating the industry. #WofCpod Black Love Bytes is a candid, reflective and off the cuff conversation between The Black Love Project co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons' relationship to love, dating, intimacy and sex - warts and all. #BlackLoveBytes

Reshaping the single narrative Words of Colour Productions is a creative communications agency that promotes, facilitates and develops writers of colour of all genres, and collaborates with arts and creative industries to increase cultural inclusion. On this channel, we'll be bringing you monthly episodes of In Conversation and Black Love Bytes, two podcasts borne out of our most popular events/initiatives. In Conversation is hosted by Heather Marks and is a platform for creatives of colour to discuss their work, practice and much more. Discover new artists, get advice for your own craft, and learn how these creatives are navigating the industry. #WofCpod Black Love Bytes is a candid, reflective and off the cuff conversation between The Black Love Project co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons' relationship to love, dating, intimacy and sex - warts and all. #BlackLoveBytes
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Reshaping the single narrative Words of Colour Productions is a creative communications agency that promotes, facilitates and develops writers of colour of all genres, and collaborates with arts and creative industries to increase cultural inclusion. On this channel, we'll be bringing you monthly episodes of In Conversation and Black Love Bytes, two podcasts borne out of our most popular events/initiatives. In Conversation is hosted by Heather Marks and is a platform for creatives of colour to discuss their work, practice and much more. Discover new artists, get advice for your own craft, and learn how these creatives are navigating the industry. #WofCpod Black Love Bytes is a candid, reflective and off the cuff conversation between The Black Love Project co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons' relationship to love, dating, intimacy and sex - warts and all. #BlackLoveBytes

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Black Love Bytes RECAP

8/20/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. In this taster episode, we reflect on the impact of the first six months of our podcast, offer a sneak preview of our exciting next guests and explain why it's now time to hear from you as we take a summer break.

Duration:00:09:45

In Conversation with Hari Ramakrishnan a.k.a Pariah Khan

7/31/2019
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Welcome to the Words of Colour In Conversation podcast with your host Heather Marks. This month's guest is Hari Ramakrishnan a.k.a Pariah Khan: writer, comedian, professional wrestling manager and filmmaker. In this episode we discuss An Indian Abroad, Pariah's latest theatre production which recently finished its UK tour; Slice, his short film for Channel 4's Random Acts; and creative practice - how does one juggle multiple disciplines and actually network? Hit subscribe if you enjoyed this...

Duration:00:22:16

Black Love Bytes on EROTICA

7/25/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. In this episode, we talk erotica and literature with acclaimed novelist Leone Ross. Dubbed 'The Sex Writer', Leone is frank in her writing - and her life. With readings from 'Come Let Us Sing Anyway,' her exciting collection of short stories she shares why dispelling shame in sex is...

Duration:00:35:30

Black Love Bytes on RELATIONSHIPS

6/29/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. In this episode, special guest Natalie Lue, relationship coach, writer and founder Baggage Reclaim, talks all things relationships, from how to avoid breaking boundaries, dealing with rejection and facing low self esteem.

Duration:00:34:02

Black Love Bytes on RELATIONSHIPS

6/29/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. In this episode on all things relationships, special guest Natalie Lue, relationship coach and founder of Baggage Reclaim sheds light on breaking boundaries, self esteem and how not to lose yourself in relationships.

Duration:00:34:02

Black Love Bytes on Sex

5/31/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. In this episode writer, poet and podcaster, formerly of Mostly Lit Derek Owusu settles in as the first guest and discusses losing your virginity, fake orgasms, why black millennial males talk about love, not sex, and why he can't wait to come back. #BlackLoveBytes

Duration:00:40:46

In Conversation with Lily Green

5/8/2019
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Welcome to the Words of Colour In Conversation Podcast! Hosted by Heather Marks, this podcast is a platform for creatives of colour to discuss their work, practice and much more. In this episode, Heather speaks to Lily Green, founder and lead artist of No Bindings, a publisher that is changing the way we experience literature. Lily shares the intriguing origins of No Bindings in Literatura de Cordel, the anxieties of being a young creative, and how print, audio and community are at the heart...

Duration:00:23:54

Black Love Bytes on Online Dating (Part II)

4/30/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. Drawing on its groundbreaking national survey, in the second episode on dating, they share their experiences of online dating, challenge the algorithms that place black women at the bottom of the attractiveness pile and offer tips from Patsy's book: Text, Talk, Date, Mate.

Duration:00:29:22

Black Love Bytes on DATING (Part I)

3/27/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. Drawing on its groundbreaking national survey, in the first of a two parter on dating, they grapple with why we seem to be avoiding it, the value of dating with purpose and why you need to carry 'vex fare'.

Duration:00:35:33

In Conversation with Shagufta K

3/27/2019
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Welcome to the Words of Colour In Conversation Podcast! Hosted by Heather Marks, this podcast is a platform for creatives of colour to discuss their work, practice and much more. In this episode, Heather speaks to Shagufta K, award-winning poet and filmmaker. She's the author of Jam is For Girls, Girls Get Jam, producer of short film Borders, founder of Yoni-Verse, a South Asian women's poetry collective, and the co-founder of Kiota, a new collective for performers of colour in Bristol....

Duration:00:24:34

In Conversation with Chinonyerem Odimba

2/22/2019
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Welcome to the Words of Colour In Conversation Podcast! Hosted by Heather Marks, this podcast is a platform for creatives of colour to discuss their work, practice and much more. In this episode, Heather speaks to Bristol-based playwright Chinonyerem Odimba about her journey into writing for the stage, her new play Princess and the Hustler and UK civil rights history. Chinonyerem shares advice for aspiring playwrights, speaks candidly about Imposter Syndrome, and stresses the importance of...

Duration:00:31:51

Black Love Bytes on LOVE

2/22/2019
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Black Love Bytes is a candid, lively, reflective and occasionally off the cuff podcast between Black Love UK co-founders Joy Francis and Patsy Isles, exploring Black Britons and relationships, warts and all. Expect special guests, fun facts and surprising revelations from its groundbreaking national survey. In this launch episode, they tackle 'love', from the role of parents in shaping our experiences, the importance of spiritual love and PDA.

Duration:00:23:04

In Conversation with Dawn Walton

2/7/2019
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Welcome to the Words of Colour In Conversation Podcast! Hosted by Heather Marks, on this podcast we'll be speaking to creatives of colour, discussing their work, practice and much more. Our first guest is Dawn Walton, Artistic Director and Founder of Eclipse Theatre Company, the UK's foremost Black-led national production company. We caught up with Dawn to discuss Princess and the Hustler - the latest production to come out of Revolution Mix - and touched on why audience engagement and...

Duration:00:33:21