ZoneOneRadio: London Arts: DYSPLA, Gallery 286 & Upen Patel Interview

I edited this thingy. For some reason it made a Bollywood group follow me on twitter…now their souls belong to me, mwuhahahaha…

London Arts! Zone One Radio’s weekly culture related magazine show bringing you the best of culture in the capital!

This week,Chris K visitedthe DYSPLA festival and talked to some dyslexic playwrights about where people who suffer from dyslexia fit in with the world of performance.

Jenny Runacre visited Gallery 286 in Earl’s Court and talked to artists of the “Faces and Traces” theme.

And regular host Zoe Cunningham spoke to #Bollywood star Upen Patel about his entry into and the process of making Bollywood films.

Produced by Stuart Hardy and

Zone One Radio: London Arts: Laughing Cows

@laughing_cows is a non-profit organisation which has been showcasing and developing women in comedy since 1998.

@ZoeFCunningham went along to one of the regular editions of @LaughingCowsLon to chat to some of the comediennes performing that night, including MC @maureenyounger, @charmianhughes, @vglee_lee and Debra Jane-Appleby and watch them perform.

Produced by Stuart Hardy and

Zone One Radio: London Arts: Backgammon for Beginners

Backgammon for Beginners is a dramatic, circus-based performance about an Iranian exile’s “life lived without a safety net” conceived and performed by So and So Circus Theatre

Having premiered at CircusFest in Camden earlier this year, ZoneOneRadio’s London Arts show went to check it out and talk to the performers as it returns to its spiritual home in Jackson’s Lane Theatre.

Produced by Stuart Hardy. and

Zone One Radio: Zone One Digest: A Motivational Opera

Now you can take a little piece of Zone One Radio home with you! (Minus the music)
This edition includes roast dinner, Opera, Business, Motorsport, and lots of other delicious things.
The full version (with music) is still available for streaming on Mixcloud

ZoneOne Digest is back with more of the best from Central London’s community radio station!

#InGoodTaste visit a Church and cook up a Roast with several differences.

#Who’sTheBoss – Zone One Radio’s new motivational business related show introduce themselves and interview Chloe Titcomb ofthe British Library’s Business and IP centre

#LondonArts talk to cabaret turned opera singer Marika Rauscher about the possibility of Opera music crossing over into other genres and developing mainstream appeal.

and #LondonGP talk to Captain Tony Harris about his competing in the Dakar – the most gruelling motor race in the world – as part of @race2recovery – following the difficult decision to have one of his legs amputated below the knee. and

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Zone One Radio: London Arts: Marika Rauscher

Marika plays tracks from her time as a singing-telegram (with her clothes on!)

She chats about avoiding doing Celine Dion for weddings and confesses a taste for Chumbawumba!

Drawing on a career spent singing around the world, we learn what makes a great stage performer

and how the smoking ban has changed the opera world… and

ZoneOneRadio: London Arts – Roland Smith – La Ritournelle

Co-founder Roland Smith talks about setting up the company

He plays La Ritournelle, the musical theme for Pedal Pusher – their Time Out Critics’ Choice ‘Best of 2009’ production about the Tour De France

He discusses commissioning and choosing performers for their artist spaces

They talk about their widening involvement with designers, movement directors, film producers, composers and more in the former BBC London building

And find out about their next production Shelf Life, a collaboration with HalfCut, tackling the meaningless of life and taking place throughout 35 Marylebone High Street and

ZoneOneRadio: Zone One Digest Episode 2 – Boris, Green Goats and Vampires

The second best of show I’ve made for Zone One Radio, London’s Community Radio Station.

Cut down “home edition” available for download here:

Full online “radio edition” available here:

ZoneOneRadio – #ZoneOneDigest – Boris, Green Goats and Vampires by Stuarthardy on Mixcloud

This week’s show includes #CommunityProfile chatting to Boris Johnson about the Olympics and also Motorsport broadcaster Martin Brundle.

#InTheZone talk tennis and Andy Murray
#WorldWideRoots’ David Bailey MBE brings music from India via Bosnia with The Medieval Pundits
#LondonArts reporter Zoe Cunningham talks to novelist Tracey Sinclair
and #InGoodTaste talk salt beef to tricycle based Fleet Street entrepreneur Ben Hodges
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ZoneOneRadio: Stuart Hardy’s ZoneOne Digest

Zone One Radio – Stuart Hardy – ZoneOne Digest 31/07/2012 – 19/08/2012

I’ve been contracted by the awesomeness that is Matthew Layton to make a regular clip show rounding up the best of regular shows on ZoneOneRadio – London’s Community Radio Station. Since this is all about getting listeners, I haven’t been able to go too mental on it….yet. Give it time.

Have a listen 🙂