ZoneOneRadio: London Arts: Cyanotype, Deafinitely theatre, Question Time Tweet Along and Kate Smurthwaite

My first interview with a person with an actual wikipedia page and everything. She tweeted about it saying “hard to hear that well” …yeah, don’t think Kate Smurthwaite likes me that much, admittedly audio quality wasn’t great (my rather bumbling fault). Interesting to hear what she has to say though.

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

This week, Chris visited gallery 286 using a photographic process to create Cyanotype images.

He also spoke to Deafinitely Theatre – a company dedicated to producing plays written, or interpreted, and performed soley by the hearing impaired.

And Stuart Hardy visited the Hackney Attic, where people gather to watch Question Time and play an accompanying drinking game. While there he also interviewed comedienne and political activist Kate Smurthwaite.

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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

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