Getting Better Acquainted
About This Show
A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. There are lots of shows about famous people. This is a show about the rest of us. Part interview show, part oral history project and part autobiography through conversation.
The show was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, aired for 3 seasons on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on BBC Radio 4's In Pod We Trust, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Helen and Olly's Required Listening and has been recommended by The Guardian, Time Out and the Financial Times.
Most Recent Episode
GBA 261 Rita
In GBA 261 we get better acquainted with Rita. She talks about why she came to the UK, how it feels to be a Polish person in London during Brexit, her play Girl Fag, performing stand-up, writing poetry, being othered, being a freelance artist, the difference between prolific and productive and lots more.
Her featured slot at Rhymes with Orange on 28th July: http://orangesrhyme.com/
Sam Rhodes Comedy Explosion: https://www.facebook.com/SamRhodesCE/
And look out for The Job Stealers Podcast with The London Pole
The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/
What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity
GAP Salon: https://gapsalon.wordpress.com/
Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/
Amy Clare Tasker: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-192-amy-clare-tasker
Girl Fag: https://twitter.com/hashtag/GirlfagThePlay?src=hash
The Living Songbook: https://twitter.com/livingsongbook
Rita's Poem about EUref: https://youtu.be/iTgPLie_ipQ
Erasmus Exchange: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erasmus_Programme
Agatha Christie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agatha_Christie
Media Diversified: https://mediadiversified.org/
LBC German Woman: http://www.lbc.co.uk/im-so-scared-now-german-woman-hit-by-xenophobia-calls-james-in-tears-132971
Safety Pin: http://indy100.independent.co.uk/article/safetypin-the-simple-way-to-show-solidarity-with-the-uks-immigrant-population--ZJzeRPz6kHW
Tragedy plus time quote: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/257244-humor-is-tragedy-plus-time
Michael Jackson - Jam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbHI1yI1Ndk
Rikki Beadle Blair: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rikki_Beadle-Blair
Arts Jobs: http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/
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