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In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR, Uncategorized

NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9pm,Friday 21st February 2020, rpt Sunday Noon till 2 and on Listen Again.(www.nccr.co.uk)

On Friday’s show…

  • In conversation with Jeremy Houghton(artist)during his exhibition at Trinity House Modern,Broadway on 13th February..
  • A visit to the Open Day at Mill House Care Home,Chipping Campden where we met Billy Payne (DoE Award participant), Louis Voss(Co-ordinator), Barry Juckes (entertainer), Wendy Glead (Anna Chaplaincy, Tom Tims(Head Chef) and Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown,MP for the Cotswolds.
  • On the entertainment side, we will be saying “Hi-d-Hi” to Jeffrey Holland ahead of his one man show about Stan Laurel at Stratford Playhouse in March ..
  • And a call from Alan Cosgrove about the next Rumours of Fleetwood Mac event at Cheltenham Town Hall…
  • Not forgetting Paul D Curran who has a topical poem for us..

And matters arising!!

So..do tune in..tonight-Friday..7-9pm (Repeats Sunday Noon till 2) and Listen Again

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“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
Sponsored by Cavendish Park Care Home,Offenham Road,Evesham WR11 3DX

Cooler Classics, Uncategorized

“Cooler Classics” Sunday 11pm-1am, repeated Thursday 11pm-1am and Friday 11pm-1am..and Listen Again..

On this edition of “Cooler Classics”, Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, (born February 3, 1809, Hamburg [Germany]—died November 4, 1847, Leipzig), German composer, pianist, musical conductor, and teacher, one of the most-celebrated figures of the early Romantic period  – takes centre stage.

And “Cooler Classics” is pleased to have had opportunity to speak with Ivo Stankov…. Bulgarian born violinist and educator soon to start teaching at the Birmingham Conservatoire. With his brother Lachezar they are The Stankov Ensemble.

We will hear several tracks from their CD “Mendelssohn”.. the Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, and the Concerto for Violin,Piano & Orchestra.

Stankov Ensemble Trio
Lachezar and Ivo Stankov(By kind permission)

And there will be some other musical treats..some Beethoven, Hans Gal and Hans Krasa.

So, be sure to tune in tonight..11pm- 1am(or you can catch the repeats on Thursday and Friday from 11pm….Not forgetting Listen Again…..

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In The Cooler, Interviews, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9pm Friday 14th February 2020,rpts Sunday Noon till 2 & Listen Again.

Tonight’s guests in the studio:

  • Lord Faulkner of Worcester, with special reference to his role as Vice Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Industrial Heritage.
  • John Ellis-with news of the North Cotswold Line Task Force.
  • Glyn Cornish- of the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway..

So you won’t be surprised that we will be talking trains….past, present and future!

  • Sue Townsend’s “Bazaar and Rummage” is being presented by BAD Company (Blockley Amateur Dramatic Company) in St George’s Hall, Blockley, from Thursday to Saturday, February 20th – 22nd.  Evening performances are at 7.30pm, with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm. So, expect some BAD Company –Nikki Holt(Katrina) Caroline Gee (Fliss)-  in the studio!!
  • An arts event at Trinity House Broadway took place on Thursday 13th February….Stephen Shepherd tells us about the event and we have a few minutes with the artist Jeremy Houghton.
  • Paul D Curran has a poem or two for us..

And matters arising!!

So..do tune in..tonight-Friday..7-9pm (Repeats Sunday Noon till 2) and Listen Again

http://www.nccr.co.uk

20190925_115429

“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
Sponsored by Cavendish Park Care Home,Offenham Road,Evesham WR11 3DX

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” (7-9pm,Friday 7th February 2020 rpts Sunday Noon till 2 and Listen Again)

All being well, tonight’s “In the Cooler” will include…

  • Sue Townsend’s “Bazaar and Rummage” is being presented by BAD Company (Blockley Amateur Dramatic Company) in St George’s Hall, Blockley, from Thursday to Saturday, February 20th – 22nd.  Evening performances are at 7.30pm, with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm. So, expect some BAD Company in the studio!!
  • An arts event at Trinity House Broadway is taking place on Thursday 13th February….Stephen Shepherd tells us about the event and the art of Jeremy Houghton.
  • Paul D Curran has two poems for us..
  • Last night saw a performance of “Histoire du Tango”.. Eduardo Garcia(with David le Page – OOTS) tells us all we need to know….

Some new music, some sad goodbye’s….. ” I am Spartacus”.. and whatever else arises!!

So..do tune in..tonight-Friday..7-9pm (Repeats Sunday Noon till 2) and Listen Again

http://www.nccr.co.uk

20190925_115429

“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
Sponsored by Cavendish Park Care Home,Offenham Road,Evesham WR11 3DX

Events and Shows, In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9pm Friday 31st January 2020(Rpts Sunday Noon till 2 & Listen Again)

On this week’s programme:

  • Lessons in etiquette with William Hanson
  • An appreciation for the Orchestra off The Age of Enlightenment (with violist Max Mandel
  • An update on living without plastic from Sean Dudden
  • Anne Docherty raises a laugh at work..And new music from:
    • RnB / Hip Hop artist Kaci Brookz ,London Steppin’
    • Emiko,Los Angeles The Great North Road
    • Amy Birks releases her debut solo album – All That I Am & All That I Was on 3rd April – the first single I Wish (featuring Steve Hackett on guitar) is out now
    Jamaica Inn – Official video from Ms Amy Birks
    • YES bring their Album Series Relayer Tour 2020 to the UK for 8 shows in May and June 2020. YES will perform Relayer in its entirety plus classic YES tracks.
    • Boudica, aka Natalie Jane is a solo project involving various musicians and singers. With music ranging from Soul to Rock with retro 60’s/70’s vibes and a hint of modern twists, Boudica now release their new single Rocking And Rolling Till You Drop which will be available from 7th February.

So..do tune in..tonight-Friday..7-9pm (Repeats Sunday Noon till 2) and Listen Again

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20190925_115429

“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
Sponsored by Cavendish Park Care Home,Offenham Road,Evesham WR11 3DX

In The Cooler, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” 7-9pm Friday 24th January 2020, rpt Sunday Noon till 2, and on Listen Again…

On this week’s “In The Cooler”:

  • A trio of award winning carers from Chipping Campden’s Mill House Care Home…Paul Dixon,Robyn Underwood and Jennifer Hyndman.
  • Kevan Blackadder (I know what you’re thinking!!) tells about the launch of “Lighting Up Cheltenham” this weekend
  • Alastair Currill will be focussing light (sorry!!) on photography.. great things come out of Bourton On the Water!!
  • Hopefully we will have time for Max Mandel, a New York viola player telling us about the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, performing the odd concert in these parts..
  • News from the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra and Chipping Campden School…
  • New music from Tom Auton, Richard Ryan, Sam Waterman,Pepe Belmonte and Filimore.
  • And matters arising….

So..do tune in..tonight-Friday..7-9pm (Repeats Sunday Noon till 2) and Listen Again

http://www.nccr.co.uk

20190925_115429

“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
Sponsored by Cavendish Park Care Home,Offenham Road,Evesham WR11 3DX

In The Cooler, Uncategorized

On this week’s show..

In the studio…Greg Brice will be giving us a couple of LIVE sets…

Greg (from Shipston-on-Stour -is an unsigned acoustic blues musician originating from Gloucestershire. With influences ranging from early jazz players and more modern blues musicians, Greg has developed a unique style of writing and has put his own mark on many great blues standards.

Paul D Curran will read us a poem or two..


And we hear John Le Mesurier, Foggy, Cleggy,Compo, Steptoe.…or should that be Julian Dutton!? (Julian is in Cirencester on Saturday 18th January with his new show “Last of the Summer Wine..)


A look ahead to local events..plenty of new music, and a look at the latest inductees to the Rock n’Roll Hall of Fame..

And matters arising!!
And we shall do our best to evoke “The Spirit of Radio”!! (Hint..its a track by Rush….)

So..do tune in..tonight-Friday..7-9pm (Repeats Sunday Noon till 2) and Listen Again

http://www.nccr.co.uk

20190925_115429

“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
Sponsored by Cavendish Park Care Home,Offenham Road,Evesham WR11 3DX