Lots of live performances today: John McCullough reads two poems from his collection ‘The Frost Fairs’ and Nathan Evans captures our imagination with an extract from his show ‘I Love You But We Only Have 14 Minutes To Save The Earth’.
John McCullough’s book ‘The Frost Fairs’ is up for this year’s Polari Prize. This is very exciting considering he started writing these poems over 10 years ago. We hear, where the idea and the title for this collection came from – its poems explore different kinds of love from the past and present. He reads ‘The Other Side Of Winter’ and ‘Talacre’. John will be reading more from ‘The Frost Fairs’ at the launch of the Queer in Brighton festival on November 1 at the Red Roaster from 8pm.
Multitalented Nathan Evans tells us about his latest project ‘I Love You But We Only Have 14 Minutes To Save The Earth’. It is a series of 14-minute-performances that originated at the Oval House Theatre last year and can be seen on November 16 at Stratford Circus. He spontaneously offered to perform an extract from his show – very intriguing with especially composed music. We can also look forward to his next feature film starring Richard Wilson.
For rights reasons the music is not on the podcast, but that’s what you could hear on the show:
1) Queen: ‘Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy’ from the album “A Day At The Races”
2) Ian Shaw: ‘Feet Do Your Stuff’ from the album “A Ghost In Every Bar”
3) Queen: ‘Flash Gordon Theme’ from the album “Flash Gordon”