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Carousel Radio November 2018
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 June 2018
June 06, 2018 08:22 AM PDT
The Award-winning Carousel Radio Podcast returns with songs, poems and stories by Artists with a Learning Disability. This edition features readings by Jonny Schacter, Eleana Re and Sam Carstell-Ward; the first installment of a series of mystery stories called 'Tales of Black Bridge' and a song by Beat Express.Bitesize presents...Fran Reynolds, Minister for Transport
March 12, 2018 02:27 AM PDT
Vote for Fran! She will improve our failing trains, make buses better and ease traffic congestion using drones...
Taken from the 'If I Ruled the World' show.Carousel Radio Presents...Memories
March 02, 2018 10:10 AM PST
In the last of our series of themed podcasts, the Carousel Radio team present songs, poems, stories and a quiz on the theme of 'memories'. This show features words and music from Louis Walkden.Bitesize presents... Sam Castell-Ward - If It Were Up To Me
March 02, 2018 02:57 AM PST
Resident poet Sam puts himself in a position of power and Re-orders the world as he would like to see it.
Taken from the 'If I Ruled The World' show.Bitesize: Train to clockfield
February 19, 2018 06:15 AM PST
John stands on the station with a train ticket in his hand, to a place called Clockfield. He can't remember why he is making this journey...
A short story by the Carousel Radio Team. Taken from the 'Time' episode.
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