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“In The Cooler” 22nd February 2019. The Show!!

Hello!! If you missed the show this evening (Friday), you can catch the repeat on Sunday morning from 8-10am…or, if you can’t wait..use the Listen Again feature..

We enjoyed talking with Paul Mayhew-Archer (co-writer Vicar of Dibley), and currently touring with “Incurable Optimist”, courtesy, as he says..”of Parkinson’s!”

Paul Mayhew-Archer

Read about the tour HERE

Harry Charnley encourages us to get to the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham to enjoy “Fly Eddie Fly”..a musical about and starring as himself in the title role, Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards, Cheltenham’s own Olympian.

Fly Eddie Fly

Maggie Cole called in to invite us to the Evesham and District Music Society’s concert featuring the Trio Goya…..

Trio Goya

Maggie Cole – Fortepiano. Kati Debretzeni – Violin. Sebastian Comberti – Cello

On the night we didn’t get time to listen to the Richard Jobson  interview..On Saturday 23rd , SKIDS are at the  Guildhall , Gloucester.(See their other dates HERE)

Listen to our interview……

And Evelyn Laurie explains how she got into music and a singing career..

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Listen to the conversation we had…..

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NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 22nd February 2019

Hello!! Hope you can find time to listen in on Friday 22nd February for a full programme of interviews and music!

Scheduled guests include:

Richard Jobson of Skids, who play in Gloucester on the 23rd February!! Evelyn Laurie , a Paisley songstress…Harry Charnley from Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, telling us about their upcoming programme..including “Fly Eddie Fly”,Classical Guitarist Craig Ogden (who collaborated with Commander-in-Chief!) and special guest Paul Mayhew-Archer who will have some anecdotes from his script writing days (Vicar of Dibley) and his current tour where he takes on Parkinson’s..the “Incurable Optimist”……and as much music as we can play!!

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Richard Jobson,Evelyn Laurie,Fly Eddie Fly,Craig Ogden

and Paul Mayhew-Archer.

Paul Mayhew-Archer

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Be sure to Listen IN!! LIVE!! Friday 22nd February 2019 7-9pm, repeated Sunday 8-10 am.

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“In The Cooler” Friday 15th February 2019

On Friday evening’s programme, we are in for a delicious treat!

First off, we shall be chatting with Ken Norman, who describes himself as the Head Shepherd of Flock Comedy.

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Flock Comedy? Ken will fill in the details, but here’s a clue….

You’ve heard of a “pop-up” restaurant, well we’re a “pop-up”comedy club. We bring the lights, sound, stage and entertainment to your venue, whether that’s a village hall, a marquee, the back room of a club or even a conference hall.

We help good causes raise dosh through the medium of laughter. We run comedy tents at beer festivals and music festivals and we provide comedians for corporate events too. (From Flock Comedy website)

Paganini Caprice 24..with Commander -in-Chief and Craig Ogden

In the studio Berit Hagen (aka Commander-in-Chief) will  be telling us about her career..and there’s a lot to share!! And playing!!

In 2015 and 2017 she was an expert judge and vocal coach on Norway’s biggest Saturday night TV show “Battle of the Stars. “ with almost a million viewers.

And this is a review of her latest album:

“This album just has to be heard – by everyone! It is a masterpiece of an album. She is a talent of a generation!A once in a lifetime musician!” (Rick Palin, Skyfire Records/Firebrand Radio)

Berit Hagen aka Commander-in-Chief

 

So, be sure to listen in Friday 7-9pm “In the Cooler” www.nccr.co.uk

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“Cooler Classics” Monday 11th February 2019 (Rpt Sunday 17th February 2019 7-8am.)

This week’s “Cooler Classics ”  concludes the “Entartete Music” (or “Degenerate Music, according to the Nazis) that came out of the Holocaust. Kenneth Woods, principal conductor with the English Symphony Orchestra, continues with his selection and observations..and includes music by Hans Gal, Ernst Krenek and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

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Hans Gal, Ernst Krenek,Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Kenneth Woods.

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Monday 11pm – Midnight.     www.nccr.co.uk

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Cooler Classics Monday 4th February 2019

Tonight, the first of two programmes on Holocaust related Music..or Entartete (or “Degenerate”) Music” as it was termed (by the Nazis..)

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Kenneth Woods moderates and explains the reasons and thinking behind his special selection, including pieces by Viktor Ullmann, Hans Krasa, Gideon Klein, and Hans Gal…

         

Viktor Ullmann,Hans Krasa,Gideon Klein and Hans Gál.(Copyrights acknowledged)

 

New Releases from Nimbus Records.

Richard Blackford: Seven Hokusai Miniatures, Five Naidu Songs & Dragon SongsJohannes Brahms: Cello SonatasPomegranate

 The Art of Singing: A Tribute to David Björling Vol.3 Smetana, Dvorak & Janacek: Works for String Quartet Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts Berlioz The Damnation of Faust

http://www.wyastone.co.uk/new_releases/

 

 

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NCCR “In The Cooler”…Friday 8th February 2019 Rpt Sunday 10th 8-10 am

Listen to the repeat of Friday’s “In The Cooler”…

  1. Phil Capaldi tells us all about the NewGrass Cutters, who will be at Evesham Arts Centre soon!(16th February 2019)
  2. Michael Omer explains the “Music in Stow” Festival
  3. Dave Wade updates us on Winchcombe Live, especially the Blues Weekend , scheduled for April..
  4. Sybil Ruscoe recounts her varied journalistic and broadcasting career, to date! (formerly with Radio 1 !)

…and whatever else comes to hand before Friday!!

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With Michael Omer, Sybil Ruscoe and Phil Capaldi..

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The NewGrass Cutters.(Copyrights acknowledged)

 

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“In The Cooler” Friday 1st February 2019

In this week’s show…....  7-9 pm http://www.nccr.co.uk

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A chat with a member of 70s group Lindisfarne..Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell are back on the road with The Lindisfarne Story in 2019. ..and coming to Cheltenham on Sunday 24th March 2019 at the Cheltenham Town Hall Pillar Room.

Steve Burrows talks with us about the book “Secret Worcestershire”..and there’s a book signing at Broadway Tower on Saturday 2nd February 2019… an arresting experience..!!

Jessica May tell us about the Youth outreach programme, the forthcoming summer season at Longborough Festival Opera and the  FREE TASTER DAY – OPEN TO ALL Saturday 9 February 2019  St David’s Centre, Church Street, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0LT.  11am – 4pm. Group work in the morning, followed by individual short performance slots in the afternoon.

..and Vicky Bennett outlines the programme for the forthcoming Chipping Campden Literature Festival (7-11 May 2019..booking open from 1st February 2019!..

and appropriate music!!