Culturally Minded Podcast

Leeds Book Club has been participating in the Arts and Minds Network's Sharing Stories Project for the last few years. This project has been set up to raise awareness of mental health; learning difficulties and autism through - in our case - the depiction of these in works of fiction. In previous years, we read and discussed books … Continue reading Culturally Minded Podcast

INTERVIEW – The Wood Beneath the World

The Wood Beneath The World is a large­scale, magical forest installation hidden in the depths of Leeds Town Hall Crypt, which has been growing silently for decades. Its roots and trees have now burst through the floors and walls, and the wood has taken over... Rebekah Whitney (of Lord Whitney ) and Alexander Palmer (the Director … Continue reading INTERVIEW – The Wood Beneath the World

True Love – Owen Elgie

A friend of mine - Owen Elgie - has been writing fantasy for the last few years and recently decided to 'go public' with it. He has completed his first novel - The Circle of Fire - which will be released in a near future and is currently working on the second in that series.   Recently, … Continue reading True Love – Owen Elgie

Interview with WY Playhouse Literary Director – Part 1

This is a review from March 2013.  Refugee Boy is now on a national tour and is about to start a new run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.  So I thought it was an ideal time to dust this interview off!! ALEX CHISHOLM WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (LITERARY)    Leeds Book Club caught up … Continue reading Interview with WY Playhouse Literary Director – Part 1

Interview with WY Playhouse Literary Director – Part 2

This is a review from March 2013.  Refugee Boy is now on a national tour and is about to start a new run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.  So I thought it was an ideal time to dust this interview off!! ALEX CHISHOLM WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (LITERARY)    Leeds Book Club caught up … Continue reading Interview with WY Playhouse Literary Director – Part 2

Sharing Stories Podcast

Leeds Book Club will be participating in the Arts and Minds Network's new project on raising awareness of mental health issues.  LBC is joined this week by Tom of @ArtsMindsLeeds to discuss #SharingStories. SHARING STORIES WRITE UPS

Podcast – Interview with Ross Young

LeedsBookClub is delighted to welcome Ross Young to the LBC Podcast. Ross is an English author based in Egypt, currently spending most of his time in the fictional afterlife world of Gloomwood. We discuss Dead Heads, Ross writing techniques and the slippery slidey world of self publication. LANGUAGE - well...I'm hosting so usual warnings apply! … Continue reading Podcast – Interview with Ross Young

Interview with Claudia Christian!

There just isn't enough SQUEE in the world really. LeedsBookClub is delighted to welcome the sublime  Claudia Christian who joined us this week.  To hoards of SF fans, Claudia will always be General Susan Ivanova from Babylon 5 - one of the greatest SF characters in one of the greatest SF TV series EVER. However … Continue reading Interview with Claudia Christian!

Interview with Mark Catley

Leeds Book Club is thrilled to be joined by Mark Catley - a scriptwriter for TV (such as Casualty, Eastenders and a Call the Midwife episode here and there) and the stage (Angus Thongs and Scuffer).    We discuss his upcoming production at the West Yorkshire Playhouse of Sherlock Holmes - Best Kept Secret (squee!); his … Continue reading Interview with Mark Catley

Podcast – Transform 13

We at Leeds Book Club are delighted to welcome our friend and Very Talented Person @EmergentP Pauline Mayers onto out podcast.    Pauline is a former dancer and choreographer who is currently working at the West Yorkshire Playhouse on the Transform 13 project - specifically working on Burmantofts Stories.  Join us as we chat about upcoming projects, dance … Continue reading Podcast – Transform 13