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Newark Book Festival 2019 Launch event

In which Emma Street and Alex Lewczuk encounter Sara Bullimore. Town Crier Steve, Lauren Wood, Zuska the greatest showgirl, the Robin Hood Theatre Company and Quids for Kids at the opening launch of the Newark Book Festival #Newarkbf

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Romantic writing, William Coles, Kimberly Stuart, Paul Zollo and Ezekial Bone

Emma Street, Fergus Jeffs and Alex Lewczuk launch the programme with William Coles before heading to Des Moines Iowa to discuss the awesome work of Kimberly Stuart after which Zoe Jameson reports from a mystery train station, Paul Zollo provides more music updates from Los Angeles, Robin Pierce critiques the programme from Wales , Ade […]

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Great Yorkshire Show 2019

In which Alex Lewczuk and Emily Hartley connect with photographer Anthony Mosely, Stephanie from Lancashire, Show Director Charles Mills, Peachy Belts founder Zoe, Milliner George, Bernadette Gledhill . Andy Fielding from Kuomi. Lily Tree Bakers, Brown and Blonde Brownies. Cornish Cheees, Kilted Fudge, Ladies in Pigs, Passion du Fromage, Ben from Fairfax and Favor, Captain […]

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Diego Maradona, Care-Home Friday, Faye White, Fifa World Cup, The Healthy Mummy and Love

Alex Lewczuk, Josephine Westlake, Fergus Jeffs, Gabriella Peralta, Richard Fitzwilliams, Professor Martin Green, Dr Mark Neath, Stephanie Kane, Rhian Allen, Karen Penny, Former England Captain Faye White and Rachael Lloyd provide an epic series of audio topics for the last MDME for June 2019.

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SPOILER Episode 23: High Rise (2015, Ben Wheatley, Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller)

Written by on 16th January 2017

SPOILER Episode 23: High Rise (2015, Ben Wheatley, Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller)

 
 
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“I don’t work for you. I work for the building”

This week we’re watching Ben Wheatley’s film adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s supposedly “unfilmable” dystopian thriller ‘High-Rise’ and the team are at odds again, though not about Tom “so handsome it hurts” Hiddleston. With Andy occupying Paul’s usual spot on the fence, Paul wonders how anyone could possibly put themselves through this film more than once, while Rachael advocates reading the original novel as a possible way to unlock the film’s appeal. While Andy compares ‘High-Rise’ to the music of The Fall, Paul experiments with a new way of saying Rachael’s name while Rachael tries to find a point of entry, causing everyone else to look for a point of exit! Despite Paul’s hankering for some politically-inspired vandalism, everything remains fairly harmonious until the subject of ‘No Country for Old Men’ comes up.

Elsewhere in two very different features, Rachael takes a dreamy look at the highs and lows of being a Hiddlestoner while Andy plunges headlong into the nightmare world of screen violence.

This week’s scale: Soft, delicious mashed potato or 1980s robot-advertised instant mash

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