Free Thinking Festival
Recorded earlier this month at the Free Thinking Festival, Ian's guests include Robert Colls, poet Peter Mortimer, actress and writer Miranda Keeling and 'Verb New Voice' Louise Fazackerley.
Miranda Keeling on Twitter
Miranda Keeling's Website
Professor Robert Colls, author of George Orwell: English Rebel (OUP) and a number of books on regional history, will be free-thinking the North East's relationship with the language of limits and the language of limits in education in a specially commissioned piece.
Peter Mortimer's Website
Louise Fazackerley is one of our ‘Verb New Voices’. Louise has been developing ‘Love is a Battlefield, a show about the impact of war on the domestic lives of soldiers and their families. Louise’s poem ‘Weather Report’ features specially composed music from Lee Affen..
Throughout 2014, Verb New Voices has been supporting three emerging spoken word artists from the North of England. The project is in partnership with Arts Council England, New Writing North, Arc and Contact Theatre.