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http://media.blubrry.com/sirenfm/p/lincolnatoz.podbean.com/mf/web/daj592/X12WashyPits_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 43:24 — 19.9MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSThis week we head back to Washy where we pin our hopes on finding the pits, after we singularly failed to do so over in Canwick.  Here, Jonny reveals he’s riding a girl’s bike and wearing his wife’s tights, while Paul relives a childhood encounter with nettles […]

The Reading Room has again been nominated for a European Podcast Award – and we need your help! Last year we came second in the “professional” category, with the Answer Me This podcast just beating us into the Buzz Aldrin position. Maybe this year we can be Neil Armstrong – by which we don’t mean […]

This month, The Reading Room Book Group reconvenes to review young adult sci-fi novel The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore. Paul Tyler and regular reviewer Gill Hart are joined by Georgia Twynham who, as author of The Thirteenth series, knows a thing or two about writing for young adults. There’s also poetry from Andrew […]

In another of our special extended monologues, this month The Reading Room presents The Barraclough Newsletters…. Bunny Barraclough is a real pillar of her community – a leading member of the local amateur dramatics society and ladies luncheon club, respectable housewife and mother of two loving children. Join us for her bi-annual round-robin newsletters has […]

On this programme we present a specially produced story by writer and performer Gareth Calway. A terrified grave robber comes across the severed mummified head of England’s greatest revolutionary – Oliver Cromwell. Cromwell’s head proceeds to tell him his life story – a tale of tyrannical kings, civil war and violent revenge! LISTEN ONLINE HERE!

On this month’s programme, the final Reading Room Book Group (for now at least) reviews The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, we talk to documentary maker Nick Gray about his book Escape From Tibet which tells the real life story of two young boys as they flee their homeland in order to […]

If you missed The Reading Room LIVE, you can now watch the entire show on YouTube! And if you were there, why not relive a great night of spoken word and poetry, including our interview with Red Dwarf star Robert Llewellyn…

In the second part of our special LIVE show recorded at the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre we talk to Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge and Carpool star Robert Llewellyn about his varied career and his writing. Robert talks about the return of Red Dwarf later this year, his love of electric cars and his past books […]

In the first part of our live special recorded at the Lincoln Performing Art Centre, we have poetry from John Osborne and Andrew Goulding, Abigail Tarttelin reads us two exclusive excerpts from her next novel Golden Boy which has just been snapped up by a major publisher, Jodie Orton reads us a fairy tale for […]

Well, after months of planning, it’s all over now.  If you missed  The Reading Room LIVE on Saturday, the first part of the show will be available as a podcast here very shortly, and keep an eye on Siren FM for repeats in May and early June.  But in the meantime, here’s a behind-the-scenes video […]