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A podcast about the culture of Hull. What we do. Who we are.

A podcast about the culture of Hull. What we do. Who we are.
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A podcast about the culture of Hull. What we do. Who we are.

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@bodcasthull

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English


Episodes

Episode 11: Freedom Festival '19 SPECIAL - Mikey Martins

8/28/2019
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FREEDOM FEST 2019 SPECIAL - Mikey Martins Freedom Festival is in its 12th year, and Mikey Martins has been at the helm since 2016. It is a fixture of Hull's (and the international) cultural calendar and thrills and surprises 130,000 citizens and visitors each summer with world-class art and performance. But the world is changing and the festival has to change too, whilst retaining the soul of what began in 2007 – commemorating Wilberforce, and celebrating Hull’s independent spirit and...

Duration:03:19:20

Episode 10: Jack Gleadow & She Productions

7/15/2019
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We're into DOUBLE FIGURES! In the 10th instalment, we talk to funny bugger JACK GLEADOW, in front of a live! ('larve' if you're from Hull) audience at Hull Truck Theatre before his Edinburgh preview. http://www.jackgleadow.co.uk/ Up in Beverley, the first SHE Fest is happening and Alice and Jess tell Matt all about it over cherry bakewells and chocolate digestives and introduce him to the meaning of 'duende'... https://www.sheproductions.co.uk/ Support The Bodcast by donating to the tip...

Duration:01:18:53

Episode 9: Writing Hull - Dave Windass & Elizabeth Godber

6/2/2019
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Writing Hull It’s a Bumper Bodcast No.9! Dave Windass has done many things in his career(s) to date and the Hull theatre landscape is all the richer because of him. Elizabeth Godber and her company Smashing Mirrors take us back a century and tell us the Remarkable Tale of Dorothy Mackaill – the girl who went from Newstead Street to Hollywood Boulevard. Seeing Hull, and its people, on stage or screen was once a rare thing. Not any more. Support The Bodcast by donating to the tip jar:...

Duration:01:18:31

Episode 8: Writing Hull - Hester Ullyart

4/30/2019
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Writing Hull Hester Ullyart likes it darker. She has written - and performs - Paragon Dreams at Hull Truck's Studio theatre until May the 4th. It explores the low-lit, unnoticed corners of the city, and drags up the buried truth from the murk and mud of the Humber. We talk about taking the leap, ubiquitous Hullensians and David Lynch. Seeing Hull, and its people, on stage or screen was once a rare thing. That began to change about 40 years ago and our stories are now regularly...

Duration:00:49:36

Episode 7: Writing Hull - Maureen Lennon

3/16/2019
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Writing Hull Maureen Lennon is the writer of Middle Child Theatre's latest, and largest-scale show yet. Quite a task, but she's up to it. Maureen co-founded Bellow Theatre after graduating from university, and draws on folk and legend to tell the tales of the silenced in unexpected stages. Her writing is as intimate and moving as it is funny and alive. Seeing Hull, and its people, on stage or screen was once a rare thing. That began to change about 40 years ago and our stories are now...

Duration:00:54:53

Episode 6: Writing Hull - Jim English

2/1/2019
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Writing Hull Seeing Hull, and its people, on stage or screen was once a rare thing. That began to change about 40 years ago and our stories are now regularly seen. Jim English: Actowriter or Writeractor? Does it matter? He's really good at both... Support The Bodcast by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thebodcast This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:45:15

Episode 5: Writing Hull - Lydia Marchant

11/1/2018
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Writing Hull Seeing Hull, and its people, on stage or screen was once a rare thing. That began to change about 40 years ago and our stories are now regularly seen. Lydia Marchant has been writing plays since she was 13. She has honed her craft at some of England's best regional and national theatres. As she moves up through the playwriting gears her work is attracting the attention of awards panels, and audiences in Hull and beyond... Support The Bodcast by donating to the tip jar:...

Duration:00:34:08

Episode 4: Writing Hull - Tom Wells

9/12/2018
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Seeing Hull, and its people, on stage or screen was once a rare thing. That began to change about 40 years ago and our stories are now regularly seen and heard. In the first of a series of conversations with the writers who have written Hull, The Bodcast meets playwright Tom Wells. Support The Bodcast by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thebodcast This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:42:27

Episode 3: From ZERO to SHOW in 24 hours!

4/26/2018
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Can you conceive, write, rehearse and perform a play in one turn of the earth? Middle Child Theatre held their first Lock In Festival at their Darley's home on Hull's Great Thornton Estate. Teams of writers, musicians, performers, designers and directors were given ideas by the estate's residents and just 24 hours to get a show on... The night also saw the opening of their expanded HQ, library, and an inspiring launch of the company's new projects and...

Duration:00:36:44

Episode 2: How the Bid Was Won (2013 and All That)

12/29/2016
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The second instalment of The Bodcast - a podcast about the culture of Hull. We take a look back to 2013 and the successful bid to make Hull the UK City of Culture 2017. Revealing and in-depth interviews with people who played a key part in winning the title: Karen Okra, Andy Pearson and Matt Stephenson and Alan Jones of Nova Studios, whose film 'This City Belongs to Everyone' captured the essence of Hull and its people, and made a significant impact on the judges. This podcast is powered...

Duration:00:56:27

Episode 1: Dr Robb Robinson, first City of Culture season launch

10/16/2016
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The first installment of The Bodcast, a podcast about the culture of Hull. We talk festivals and events of summer 2016, the opening season's events of the 2017 UK City of Culture, and Matt interviews historian Dr Robb Robinson of Hull University. twitter: @bodcasthull This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:03:16:55