Getting Better Acquainted
About This Show
A weekly podcast: Join Dave Pickering on his journey to get better acquainted with the people he knows. Part interview show, part oral history project and part autobiography through conversation.
British Podcast Award 2017 winner (bronze in Best Interview category)
GBA 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 302 Nicole Henriksen
3 days ago
In GBA 302 we get better acquainted with Nicole Henriksen. She talks about stripping, making comedy, making theatre, flyering and other forms of work and performance, being vulnerable and open in a world that discourages these qualities, living with anxiety and being a robot in human skin. I also go into some detail about my own journey through understanding my mental health covering self diagnosis, re-understanding self harm and suicidal ideation and struggling to get therapy on the NHS. All of which may make this episode sound pretty heavy, but it's actually full of laughter and fun and was a real joy to record.
Content Note: Sex and Sexuality, Racism and Sexism, Mental Health Issues, Suicidal Thoughts, Self Harm, Self Destruction
Robot In Human Skin at #Edfringe: Underbelly Medquad: http://www.underbellyedinburgh.co.uk/whats-on/a-robot-in-human-skin
Making It Rain at King's Head Theatre, Islington
The next Smut Slam London: 13th September: https://www.facebook.com/events/827737554066972/
What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity
The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/
Smut Slam: http://www.camerynmoore.com/smut-slam/
Cameryn Moore: http://www.camerynmoore.com/smut-slam/
Spark Sex Worker Stories:
Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/
Nicole's Stripper Stories: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxGO2ejzx6b2ewA_jn2gFxohi23yK1osY
Aunty Margaret: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-125-margaret
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantastic_Beasts_and_Where_to_Find_Them_(film)
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