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The New Curiosities Box: Show Thirty Six

February 29th, 2020

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In this festive show we take an extended look at Peter Pan re-imagined at The Rep Birmingham. As well as conversation with the cast we have exclusive music from the show's composer Asaf Zohar. We aslo conclude our series of interviews from Grand Union with a throught provoking exploration of the work of sonic artist Sahjan Kooner.

'Pirate Song', Song for Peter' and 'Wendy House Rap' composed by Asaf Zohar for Peter Pan Reimagined, copyright 2019 and reproduced with exlcusive license.

Title music: 'Café connection'(excerpt) by morgantj (c) copyright 2009 and licensed under creative commons.

This show was first broadcast on 30th December 2019 on Switch Radio 107.5FM, DAB & Online.

The New Curiosities Box is written and presented by James Sandy and is a King of the Buttons Production 2019.

Due to copyright restrictions some of the music used in the radio show does not feature in this podcast version. Check out the spotify playlist on the blog to hear the tracks.

The New Curiosities Box: Show Thirty Five

February 29th, 2020

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In this show we quiz Birmingham born actor James Steventon about his role and whereabouts in the Lichfield Garrick yuletide offering- 'A Christmas Carol Casebook: Away in a Danger', we throw clay and pots at Grand Union's Modern Clay and catch up for coffee with French Comedian Ceyla AB.

Title music: 'Café connection'(excerpt) by morgantj (c) copyright 2009 and licensed under creative commons.

This show was first broadcast on 26th November 2019 on Switch Radio 107.5FM, DAB & Online.

The New Curiosities Box is written and presented by James Sandy and is a King of the Buttons Production 2019.

Due to copyright restrictions some of the music used in the radio show does not feature in this podcast version. Check out the spotify playlist on the blog to hear the tracks.

 

The New Curiosities Box: Show Thirty Four

February 29th, 2020

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In this show we have the first in our series of interviews with the creative talents of Digbeth's Grand Union, we explore musical fusion by way of Nifeco Costa & Surge Orchestra (part of Celebrating Sanctuary 2019) and there's some funny business ahead of Birmingham Comedy Festival 2019 with local duo Good Kids.

Nfeco Costa & The Surge Orchestra excerpts from live concert and rehersal sessions appear courtesy of Nifeco Costa, Surge Orchestra & Sid Peacock, all rights reserved.

Title music: 'Café connection'(excerpt) by morgantj (c) copyright 2009 and licensed under creative commons.

This show was first broadcast on 24th September 2019 on Switch Radio 107.5FM, DAB & Online.

The New Curiosities Box is written and presented by James Sandy and is a King of the Buttons Production 2019.

Due to copyright restrictions some of the music used in the radio show does not feature in this podcast version. Check out the spotify playlist on the blog to hear the tracks.

The New Curiosities Box: Show Thirty Three

February 29th, 2020

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In this show we have the first in our series of interviews with the creative talents of Digbeth's Grand Union, we explore musical fusion by way of Nifeco Costa & Surge Orchestra (part of Celebrating Sanctuary 2019) and there's some funny business ahead of Birmingham Comedy Festival 2019 with local duo Good Kids.

Nfeco Costa & The Surge Orchestra excerpts from live concert and rehersal sessions appear courtesy of Nifeco Costa, Surge Orchestra & Sid Peacock, all rights reserved.

Title music: 'Café connection'(excerpt) by morgantj (c) copyright 2009 and licensed under creative commons.

This show was first broadcast on 24th September 2019 on Switch Radio 107.5FM, DAB & Online.

The New Curiosities Box is written and presented by James Sandy and is a King of the Buttons Production 2019.

Due to copyright restrictions some of the music used in the radio show does not feature in this podcast version. Check out the spotify playlist on the blog to hear the tracks.