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Have you ever wondered how a song is made? What happens during the recording process? In Journey of a Song, singer-songwriter Emmeline takes the audience on a tour of a musician's creative process, from the first notes to the final recorded song. Each week, a different songwriter pulls back the curtain on a favorite composition, beginning with an acoustic version of the song and ending with the final recorded product. In between, you'll hear a conversation about the inspiration behind the so ...
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The path to success is rarely a straight line. And the path to success as a creative professional? That line tends to be especially squiggly. In the new series, Journey of an Artist, singer-songwriter and poet, Emmeline, talks to creatives from all walks of life about their passions, their paths, and the persistence they’ve employed to reach a point of professional and personal fulfillment. Emmeline sits down with voice actors, poets, dancers, musicians, graphic designers, stylists, and more ...
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Buckle up, sports fans! "Fan Favorite" is the ultimate podcast where we talk ALL sports – men, women, and every exhilarating moment in between. Whether you're a die-hard fan or a curious newbie, join the conversation and embrace the power of sports to bring us all together. Let's change the game, together!
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The Adventures of Sir Rodney the Root is a new fantasy audio-comedy about the misadventures of a knight named Gilbert just trying to do the right thing. Unfortunately, he's been saddled with a rag-tag group of companions: a fabulous elf mage, an ambitious human princess, a sassy dwarf thief, a bizarre human child, a stoner unicorn... and a root named Sir Rodney. Will they complete their convoluted fetch-quest and restore Rodney to human form? Or will they end up in way more trouble than they ...
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We are excited to announce the launch of Blackstone Chambers’ The Litigation Podcast. This podcast will examine trends and emerging areas of disputes across the full spectrum of Blackstone’s areas of expertise, including commercial, employment and public/regulatory law.
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Based in the UK, this self confessed history geek takes you for a stroll down memory lane and shares stories and interesting nuggets of information that has been discovered along the way. From tales of tragedy and sadness to epic stories of human courage or creativity, there are many people in history who have made their mark, however small. If you enjoyed the show, don't forget to share or leave feedback. It all helps! Keep in touch via either Twitter or Facebook by using @BackTrackerUK
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The Quilting Life on the Written Page, as read to you by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon). In Season One, Friendship Album, 1933, tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family. In Season Two, Dowell reads Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly ...
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Welcome to Let's Hablamos, a podcast by bilingual and immigrant high school students in Alabama. Join us as we explore life's themes through conversations. Cover art photo provided by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@impatrickt
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"Eyes of burgundy..." This line was in Dorian Marsh's head from the inception of his collaboration with guitarist Ian Ross Cohen. He liked something about the turn of phrase, something about the concept of elusive, alluring eyes that forced him to proclaim, "I love her so." Dorian didn't choose to sleep on the idea, though; he leaned into the unkno…
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Tune in to episode 14 of the Blackstone Chambers Litigation Podcast, as Kieron Beal KC presents recorded highlights from the 2023 Retained EU Law Conference. Joined by Tom de la Mare KC, James Segan KC and Gayatri Sarathy, the panel provides an insightful introduction to The Retained EU Law (REUL) Act 2023. The REUL Act is the final chapter in a hu…
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The Babbacombe Murder Mystery (Part One) Season: 5 Episode: 7 Emma Anne Whitehead Keyse was a single lady of 68 years old. She was born in Edmonton, London, in 1816. She lived at The Glen with four helpers. One of them was John Lee, who did various jobs. Elizabeth Harris was the cook, and she had asked Emma to give her half-brother, John Lee, a job…
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"If all I have is you, I'd be the richest girl in the room..." Sometimes, a song starts as a single idea with a slew of metaphors, laid neatly into a note on an iPhone. You don't need more ideas, or better words; you just need a friend to help you pare it down. For Americana artist Sarah Johnson, that's how her latest single--a love song, just in t…
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Being productive as a creative isn't about being perfect or being perfectly in control; it's about taking action. In this first episode of 2024, Emmeline sits down with Simon Pruitt--a 20-year-old writer, venue manager, and live music event curator--to talk about the value of starting before you're ready. The Founder of OTO Experience, Simon booked…
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When do you take the leap out of your comfort zone to invest in yourself? When do you give yourself permission to sound like you, and not like the people you've admired? What is the process by which your differences become your strengths? In this episode, Emmeline tackles these questions and more with singer-songwriter and voice coach Carly Carroll…
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Valentine's Day Special Season: 5 Episode: 6 Valentine's Day is steeped in history, but what exactly do you know about it? In this special episode, we take a look at this unusual holiday and an even closer look at the Valentine card, commonly used to express love and affection. Did you know that there used to be an alternate though? CAST Duke of Or…
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A new year of Quilt Fiction fun has begun! We’ve just dropped the February Quilt Fiction Podcast episode, which includes a wonderful interview with novelist Sandra Dallas. While Sandra has never set out to write quilt fiction per se, she’s clearly got a heart for quilts. In novels such as The Persian Pickle Club, Alice’s Tulips and The Diary of Mat…
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Reginald Burt: A Soldier's Regret Season: 5 Episode: 5 Whilst he was away serving in the army, Reginald Burt’s wife, Lily, was having a baby by another man. He did everything to save his marriage, offering to adopt the baby, but in the end, something snapped. CAST Reginald John Frederick Burt - Joe Wilson Mr Justice Morris (Judge) - Steve Sheperd M…
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"Is there any love after death?" How can we move through grief? How can we honor our lost loved ones without allowing ourselves to be consumed by the past? How can we hold space for the memory of those we've lost and allow ourselves to live full, joyful, and meaningful lives? For indie rock artist Chloe Clemente, the struggle to answer these questi…
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The Amazing Victoria Drummond (Part Two) Season: 5 Episode: 4 Victoria Drummond was the first female marine engineer in the UK and the first British woman to serve as chief engineer with the Merchant Navy, but all this was earned through sheer determination and a driving force to spend her life doing what she loved, regardless of the perceived boun…
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The Amazing Victoria Drummond (Part One) Season: 5 Episode: 3 Drummond was the first woman to qualify as a marine engineer and she managed to have a successful career at sea despite encountering prejudice and discrimination. In this episode, we look at her early life and the difficulties she had trying to start her chosen career in marine engineeri…
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"We're running fast on streets with cracks in 'em." How do you grow older gracefully? Can you preserve a bit of childhood as adulthood looms? Can you ever run with childlike abandon as an adult? Does progress always come at a cost? In "Ms. Clavel," the thoughtful waltz from her new album, Wake, singer-songwriter Katherine Paterson poses these quest…
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The Murderous Bank Robber Season: 5 Episode: 2 It was a normal Friday afternoon in Knowle, Bristol, when a man was spotted acting suspiciously near the Lloyds Bank. Little did they know that the day would end with a robbery of £1,444 which would spark a nationwide manhunt, and a murder still unsolved 66 years later CAST John Rowe - Tony Allen Murde…
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New Year's Day Special Season: 5 Episode: 1 In this episode, we take a look at what has happened on New Year’s day in the past. The events that have shaped history and changed our world THIS PODCAST This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England. If you liked it please leave a rating and maybe a comment a…
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Christmas 2023 Season: 4 Episode: 42 To celebrate the festive season, we delve into a few things that only seem to appear at this time of year. We discover what's so special about mistletoe? Why are they called Mince pies and the special ingredients in a Christmas pudding? THIS PODCAST This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Rad…
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Crossroad Burials Season: 4 Episode: 41 William Birt was supposed to be the first man hanged on the gatehouse of the new Gloucester Prison, but he had other ideas. Find out more about William's story and the custom of burials at crossroads. THIS PODCAST This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England. If y…
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Emmeline Pethick Lawrence: The Bristol Suffragette Season: 4 Episode: 40 Bristol born Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence was one of the leaders of the ‘suffragette’ campaign. Imprisoned six times, she was treasurer of Mrs Pankhurst’s Women’s Social and Political Union and jointly edited ‘Votes for Women’ magazine. In this episode, we delve into the life and…
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The Bristol Blitz Season: 4 Episode: 39 Bristol was bombed heavily between June 1940 and May 1944. The longest period of regular bombing, known as the ‘Bristol Blitz’ began in autumn 1940 and ended the following spring. The first bombs of the Bristol Blitz fell at around 6 pm on Sunday 24 November 1940. A further six bombing raids took place until …
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In this podcast, Charlotte Kilroy KC examines the relevance of Lord Atkin’s famous dissent in Liversidge v Anderson [1942]AC 206 for lawyers and judges today. She highlights anti-terrorism legislation introduced in 2001 as part of the ‘war on terror’ and the Belmarsh case, deprivation of citizenship and the Shamima Begum case, and most recently the…
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Murder in Austria Season: 4 Episode: 38 It was a marriage made in hell. The 35 year old Montague Cyril Williams and the 21 year old Private Margaret Laughlan Williams spent more time drinking and fighting than anything else. She had never wanted to get married but couldn't find. way out. Things had to change and on 4th July 1949, they did. THIS POD…
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Remembrance Day Special 2023 Season: 4 Episode: 37 Remembrance day is a time to reflect on the lives of those who gave their today's for our tomorrows. I always try to respectfully highlight the achievements of some of those whom you may never have heard of. Here we have just three, Thomas Edward Rendle, Walter Ayles and Clifford Granville Shaw. If…
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"There's only going to be a certain portion in any given room of people who are broadcasting on the frequency I'm broadcasting on." - Matthew Broyles How important is a niche in the creative arts? What should you do if you're inspired to create something outside your comfort zone or your normal area of operations? Matthew Broyles says, "Go for it!"…
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Halloween Special: Thomas Thorneycroft & Tettenhall Towers Season: 4 Episode: 36 In this special seasonal episode, we explore Tettenhall Towers in Wolverhampton and find out more about it's most famous resident, Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Thorneycroft. We also hear from well known and very well respected Paranormal Investigator, Karin Beasant. She t…
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Murder of a Taxi Driver: The Hunt for Percy Toplis (Part Two) Season: 4 Episode: 35 Francis Percy Toplis was a British criminal and imposter active during and after the First World War and well known to the police. He became the main suspect in the murder of Salisbury taxi driver Sidney Spicer on Saturday 24th April 1920. He fled the scene and the …
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Hanif Mussa KC of Blackstone Chambers presents recorded highlights of the 2023 Public Seminar Conference, featuring, George Molyneaux, Sarah Wilkinson, and Charlotte Kilroy KC. Listen in as George Molyneaux discusses standing in judicial review claims, including recent cases in this area and practical ways in which legal representatives can assist …
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Murder of a Taxi Driver (Part One) Season: 4 Episode: 34 On the morning of Sunday 25th April 1920, the body of Sidney George Spicer was found in a hedgerow on a quiet country road near Thruxton Down, Andover. He had been shot in the head and it was quickly established that Spicer was a taxi driver from nearby Salisbury who had collected a fare the …
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England V Wales: When International Football came to Town Season: 4 Episode: 33 It’s clear now that if England is chosen to stage the 2028 European football championships, none of the matches will be played in Bristol. (They won’t be played anywhere in the South outside the capital, in fact, but that’s a different story.) And yet, there was a time …
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His Masters Voice: Nipper The HMV Dog & other tails Season: 4 Episode: 32 When you think of famous dogs there are quite a few that spring to mind: Scooby doo or Toto for instance, there are few as instantly recognisable as Nipper, the terrier from Bristol. The cute little Jack Russell's face puzzling over the sound coming from the horn of an early …
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The Body in the Chest Season: 4 Episode: 31 Brian Hocking aged 24, his wife Elizabeth, aged 25 and Norman Bamber were a friendly threesome, then Brian went missing. Gambling, greed, passion and sex were the ingredients to this unbelievable true tale of cold blooded murder. THIS PODCAST This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Rad…
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The Tragic Death of Leslie Howard Season: 4 Episode: 30 He starred in one of the most successful movies of all-time and was a world-famous actor. But Leslie Howard’s glittering career and complex personal life was cut tragically short when he was lost in a mysterious plane crash aged 50, the victim of a suspected Nazi anti-spy attack during WWII. T…
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The Circus Of Varieties Season: 4 Episode: 29 An unassuming building in the centre of Bristol was host to some of the greatest entertainers Europe had to offer. It was the site of a very popular past time and regularly had major exhibitions and balls. It even played a part in the development of the area's aviation industry, but you wouldn't think i…
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The Unsolved Murder of Gertrude O'Leary Season: 4 Episode: 28 Gertrude O'Leary had no enemies and very few intimate friends, although she nevertheless had a reputation among her neighbours and those who did business with her as being a kindly and generous woman. Yet, on 30th July 1949, when the shop was still found to be closed at 10.30pm, her regu…
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"What a beautiful day out here in the park." Inspiration for a song can come from anywhere around us is we stay open and curious. There's also a lot to be said for allowing oneself to surrender to a vibe. In this episode, innovative songwriter and producer Daniel Candiotta sits down with Emmeline to talk about how the gift of breadsticks one fatefu…
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"Clarity is important." Do you feel like there is a story inside of you that desperately needs to be told? Have you always wanted to publish a book, but felt discouraged by the difficulties of the publishing industry? In this episode, Emmeline sits down with independent author and anthologist Adam D. Jones to talk about developing one's creative ca…
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"Where does the wind take you?" Have you ever wanted something so badly, needed something so badly, that despite your best attempts, the need overtook you? In the atmospheric, immersive "Ikarus," ¿Dónde está Alicia? explores Icarus's narrative from Greek mythology from this perspective of deep yearning. In this episode, Journey of a Song goes bilin…
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Sarah Guppy: The Victorian Female Inventor Season: 4 Episode: 27 Sarah Guppy achieved amazing things in Bristol back in 1811. Whilst women of the time were expected to be carrying out domestic duties, Sarah Guppy was inventing new products and creating unique designs, including a design for a bridge to cross the River Avon. Sarah Guppy THIS PODCAST…
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In this episode, we are joined by Blackstone Chambers’ Stephen Nathan KC, Tom Croxford KC, and Tom Hickman KC as they share their most memorable cases. Listen in as Stephen Nathan KC recalls his longest-running case, Kuwait Airways v Iraqi Airways Company. Stephen draws on his unique experience in court and his visit to Iraq. The several judgments …
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The Dean Lane Pit Disaster Season: 4 Episode: 26 If you happen to be strolling around Dame Emily Park in Bedminster and you see, by the skate park, a large concrete slab that used to be the base of a bandstand, you may be intrigued to know that it covers the pithead of the Dean Lane Coal Mine. The site of Bristol's worst mining disaster. It was a n…
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"Deep in the woods, things aren’t always what they seem..." Songs might usually have some sort of emotional impetus, some big feeling that catapults them into being--but not all songs start with a feeling. Not all songs are initially borne from that place deep down inside of us that says, "See me. Hear me. Know me." Some songs start, quite simply, …
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The Evil in her Eyes Season: 4 Episode: 25 Noreen O’Connor aged 46, former nurse, was charged with murdering Miss Friederika Alwine Maria Buls, known as Marie aged 77, whose body was found in a bedroom at “Gardeen,” a cottage shared by the two women at Loxton, Somerset. They had been living together quite pleasantly for a while. Even after Marie ha…
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The Charitable Railway Ladies Season: 4 Episode: 24 Bristol Temple Meads is the oldest and largest railway station in Bristol and was opened on 31 August 1840, as the western terminus of the Great Western Railway. Thousands of Victorians were employed by railway companies, from the locomotive driver on the footplate to the booking clerk in the stat…
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The Legend of Maude's Elm Season: 4 Episode: 23 A huge elm tree north of Cheltenham was felled in 1906 as it had become so dangerous. It used to be a favourite resting place for the Duchess of Devonshire, but this tree had a terrible origin story. Full of mystery, love and betrayal. This show is about a tale that has become embellished over time to…
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The Sad and Tragic Life and Death of Alice Woodman Season: 4 Episode: 22 In their shabby cottage in Cheltenham, Alice Woodman was found with her head nearly severed from her body, and lying by her side was a young man named Sydney George Smith, who was also suffering from a terrible wound in his throat, but what exactly happened? THIS PODCAST This …
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