Events and Shows, In The Cooler, Interviews, Music

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 18th June 2021(rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm, Monday 11am-1pm, & Tuesday Midnight-2am) Available on Listen Again.( & Mixcloud

Featuring interviews with:

  • Geoff Morrow, songwriter recalling his earliest hit songs.
Geoff Morrow
  • Collette Hudson explains the work of the NSPCC in keeping children safe.
John Sanderson,Chipping Campden School
  • John Sanderson briefly updates on progress with Chipping Campden School’s Performing Arts Centre and Amphitheatre projects.
Clare Charlton,Mike Beeston,Sarah Edwards & Keith Finlay
  • Brimstone (Mike Beeston, Clare Charlton, Sarah Edwards and Keith Finlay) give us a few minutes chat and a set in a garden!

And three entertainers from Ireland discuss their latest offerings.. SJ Talbot “Easy For Me”, Chris Conroy “Wolves” and Aine Duffy “I’ll Wear White”.

With music from Tony Burrows and David Martin, Barry Manilow, Billy Fury, Julie Grant,Mike Leander Orchestra, Nina Simone, James Taylor & U2.

Friday 18th June 2021…7-9pm 1st broadcast. Repeats Sunday Noon till 2pm and Tuesday Midnight-2amAvailable on Listen Again (7 days) and on Mixcloud.. (for a while longer!!)

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NCCR “In The Cooler”7-9pm Friday 6th March 2020,rpts Sunday Noon till 2, and on Listen Again.

On this week’s “In the Cooler”..

A welcome return for BRIMSTONE—LIVE in the studio!

Mike Beeston … Sarah Edwards…. Keith Finlay… Clare Charlton

Influenced by celtic music from around the UK and beyond, the end result from Brimstone is a wonderful combination of different styles, genres, trad and contemporary, creating a beautiful sound which makes you feel good.

  • Tim Porter will be joining us..the Cotswolds Music Man!!
  • A chat with Ex-Dire Straits bass player John Illsley....some gigs locally coming up!!(Worcester 12/03 and Roses Tewkesbury 26/03)

Upcoming Events and Interviews:

  • Sat 7th March..Stratford Playhouse..Jeffrey Holland “My Friend Mr Laurel”
  • Mon. 9th March 2020 Rumours of Fleetwood Mac(Cheltenham TH)
  • THU, 12 MAR AT 20:30  Dom Franks in concert at Stroud Jazz Sessions,Stroud Valleys Artspace · Stroud
  • Roman Stefanski :Sarah and Duck at Chipping Norton 17/18 March 2020
  • Fran Wilson-Cross Eyed Pianist
  • Nicholas Cleobury…
  • Ian Anderson(Jethro Tull)..Cheltenham…22nd April 2020)
  • Merrill Osmond.


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

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“In The Cooler” Friday 30th November 2018..

In the studio, playing 2 x 15 minute sets..BRIMSTONE…with their own brand of celtic inspired music and the feel good factor!

In addition, interviews with Diane Parkes..telling us about the Joss Searchlight Charity..and Witney Wonderland..

Joss in Sarasota & Cancer Text copy

.. Elvis tribute act Ben Portsmouth..& “Taking Care Of Elvis”..and we shall be in a “New York State of Mind” with Liza Pulman (as Barbra Streisand) who is at the Evesham Regal on Saturday 8th December 2018.(Image Courtesy

NEW CD - Like A Steam Roller! Liza Pulman sings StreisandLPSS Square

and self publishing debut author HM Evans with her time shift novel with more than a local flavour..“The Shakespeare Silence”..

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..and music from.. Bruce Guynn & Big Rain, Colin Devlin, ELO, Specials, Amy Winehouse, Billie Holiday..and LIVE, in the NCCR Chipping Campden studio,…BRIMSTONE!!

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“Brimstone”-LIVE on NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 30th November 2018!

Based in the Cotswolds, but influenced by celtic music from around the UK and beyond, the end result from Brimstone is a wonderful combination of different styles, genres, trad and contemporary, creating a beautiful sound which makes you feel good.  Brimstone have  a regular monthly gig at the Noel Arms Hotel.  In 2018 Brimstone were invited back to the Malvern Spring and Autumn Shows,  played at Oxford Folk Weekend, the Seabrights Arms Worcester, Worcester Museum and Art Gallery,  Radnor Fringe Festival and Tintern Fete. In  2017, the band played at Asparafest  , Stratford upon Avon River Festival  Malvern Spring Show,  The ArtYard Cafe,  Enstone plus St Aldates Tavern in Oxford. In 2016 Brimstone were on stage at the Cotswold Living Landscape Festival and headlined at HanFest in Hanwell, Oxfordshire.    There is a special energy that emerges from Brimstone based on years of playing together, friendship, fun. and a desire to entertain. …

Brimstone are:

Keith Finlay        fiddle

Sarah Edwards  guitar, vocals, viola

Mike Beeston    bodhran & vocals

Clare Charlton   whistle  (caller for ceilidhs)

Song set:

Set 1 – 15 Mins

Brimstone BBQ – our own compositions

Father Angus – Trad tune

Lord Yester – Trad song   – Sarah to sing

McAllindens Rants  –  composed by Sarah

Set 2 – 15 mins

Whisky & Doughnuts – our own compositions

Rivers Run – Trad song  – Sarah to sing

Ye Jacobites –  Trad song – Mike to sing

Rolands –  our own compositions

The Butterfly –  Trad tune – our signature tune…