The creative voice of people with learning disabilities
Meet the Artists: 2 Decks
March 03, 2019 01:06 PM PST
2 Decks is a rapper, songwriter and producer who works with The Gate: an arts and resource centre for people with learning disabilities based in Shepherds Bush, London. 2 Decks aka Darren also works in various projects to raise awareness about issues effecting people with a learning disability.Meet the Artists: Louis Walkden
February 06, 2019 05:55 AM PST
Louis Walkden is a musician and singer/songwriter from Brighton. In 2018 Louis received a commission from Drake Music to explore the idea of recycling and, in particular, write a song themed around championing charity shops. In this podcast Louis presents his music and talks about some of his interests.Scene One Presents...A Month Of Detention
January 28, 2019 06:16 AM PST
Written by Jason Eade.
When Finlay has his lunch money stolen from him by the school bully, his friend Harper has a fiendish scheme to reap their revenge..they just have to evade the attentions of eagle-eyed teacher Mr Hudson.
'A Month Of Detention' is a radio drama podcast produced by a team of learning disabled actors over 10 weeks in Autumn 2018. Workshops were led by writer Jason Eade, fulfilling his vision to create radio drama that is
Funded by Arts Council England and MacAndrew Sussex Trust.Carousel Radio January 2019
January 03, 2019 04:55 AM PST
The Award-winning Carousel Radio Podcast features songs, poems and stories by artists with a learning disability. This edition includes two new poems with music by Silvercat; an interview with Sam Carstell-Ward and a new episode of mystery series, 'Tales of Black Bridge'. We also present the latest Carousel news about the music night, The Rockhouse and a Davot's bad jokes in ‘Energy Shot’.Meet the Artists: Daniel Wakeford
December 10, 2018 03:23 PM PST
Daniel Wakeford is a singer-songwriter from the UK's burgeoning learning disabled music scene, based in Brighton. Daniel has been writing and recording music since 2009. He has amassed an impressive back catalogue, in excess of 60 songs. Daniel has gained a cult following, due to his show-stealing appearances on Channel 4's 'The Undateables'.
October 31, 2018 12:02 PM PDT
The Award-winning Carousel Radio Podcast features songs, poems and stories by artists with a learning disability. This edition includes poems and stories by Eleana Re and Silvercat, songs from Daniel Wakeford and Kollektiv Barner 16, as well as Carousel news.Carousel Radio October 2018
October 08, 2018 12:48 AM PDT
The Award-winning Carousel Radio Podcast features songs, poems and stories by artists with a learning disability. This edition includes poems and stories by Eleana Re and Silvercat; Jonny Schachter presents another installment of ‘Meet the Trump Family’; we play a song from Sam Carstell-Ward's new EP and we have the third episode of mystery series, 'Tales of Black Bridge'. We also present the latest Carousel news and a quickfire segment called, ‘Energy Shot’.Meet the Artists: Lizzie Emeh
September 03, 2018 04:26 AM PDT
Lizzie Emeh is a singer/songwriter who made history as the first solo artist with a learning disability to release an album to the general public of her own songs. Lizzie works with award-winning creative arts company and charity, Heart n Soul. Following her debut LP, ‘Loud and Proud’, Lizzie is releasing a trilogy of EPs. Lizzie has been on a UK tour and won 2 national awards for her achievements in music- Radar People of the Year and Ability Media International awards. In 2012, she performed at the London Paralympic Games opening ceremony. In this show, Lizzie talks to Ewan from Carousel Radio about her music and personal story and plays selections of her music.Carousel Radio August 2018
August 04, 2018 08:14 AM PDT
The Award-winning Carousel Radio Podcast returns with songs, poems and stories by artists with a learning disability. This edition features poems and stories by Eleana Re, Silvercat and Sam Carstell-Ward; Jonny Schachter presents another installment of ‘Meet the Trump Family’; we have the second episode of mystery series, 'Tales of Black Bridge' and Beat Express take us behind the scenes of the creation of their new single, ‘Oops’. We also present the latest Carousel news and a quickfire segment called, ‘Energy Shot’.Jonny Schachter
July 04, 2018 07:42 AM PDT
Jonny Schachter is an English-Canadian writer who has been producing stories and poems for Carousel Radio since we started the podcast. In this show, Jonny talks about his family, his upbringing, his inspirations and introduces a selection of his work. This is the first in a series of podcasts looking at the work of Artists with a Learning Disability.
Carousel Radio is a show and a podcast that is planned and presented by our learning disabled DJs and radio presenters. It’s one of the only places on the radio where you can hear spoken word exclusively by learning disabled artists.
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