Rosie chats on the phone to Canadian singer-songwriter Awna Teixeira about her new album Wild One and her current UK tour including a date at cosy Camden haunt The Green Note on 29th March. Awna toured and recorded for 14 years as a key member of Po’ Girl and has been releasing solo material since 2012.
Multi-award-winning filmmaker Jan Dunn tells us about an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to shoot a feature based on Rose Tremain’s novel Sacred Country about six year old Mary Ward’s struggle to change gender in rural Suffolk in 1952, and how much the story means to her personally. She also speaks about her previous body of work and working with actors including Bob Hoskins and Brenda Blethyn.
Our coverage of the annual LGBT exhibition Loudest Whispers continues as Rosie talks to Hackney artist Caroline Halliday about wild knitting, making sculptures out of furniture and how a heart attack impacted her creative process and made her switch from writing to visual art.
Lead actor Clifford Hume tells us about his role in short film Chance which is on at at BFI Flare as part of the Fragile Things collection on Sunday 29th March. Chance explores love and loss via two characters, Amir and Trevor – one an asylum seeker with a dark past, one devastated by the loss of his wife. Composer Justine Barker also shares some of her music from the film.
For rights reasons the music is not on the podcast, but that’s what you could hear on the show:
1) Annabelle Chvostek: This Night from the album Be the Media
2) Awna Teixeira: Blue Heart On Your Sleeve from the album Wild One
3) Doris Day: The Deadwood Stage from the film soundtrack Calamity Jane
4) Justine Barker: Chance from the film Chance
5) Awna Teixeira: Yellow Moon from the album Wild One