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, the show was nominated for a 2012 Radio Production Award, goes out regular on Resonance 104.4 FM and was featured on the Radio 5 Live podcast special, Helen and Olly's Required Listening.
Most Recent Episode
GBA 201 Mel Jones
3 days ago
In GBA 201 we get better acquainted with Mel Jones. She talks about so many things both personal and political; sex, depression, therapy, age, forgiveness, family, performing, community, discrimination, news, songwriting and speaking words are just a few of the topics and tangents we cover.
Content Note: This episode deals with mental health issues and therapy. The conversation also covers issues around child abuse and sexual abuse, although it doesn't contain graphic descriptions of either. It also contains plenty of love, warmth and laughter
Friggers of Speech: https://www.facebook.com/FriggersofSpeech
Contact Mel email@example.com or https://www.facebook.com/mel.jones.505
The next SUT is: Tragic Spring: http://www.facebook.com/events/588668424609848/
PBH Free Fringe CD: https://pbhfreefringespokenword.bandcamp.com/album/a-maze-of-breaths-spoken-word-at-pbhs-free-fringe
Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/
Porn Poem: https://pbhfreefringespokenword.bandcamp.com/track/porn
fog in the channel europe cut off: http://politicalquotes.org/node/19094
Page 3: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Page_3
Indigo Girls: http://www.indigogirls.com/
Joni Mitchell: http://jonimitchell.com/
Leonard Cohen: http://www.leonardcohen.com/home
Lily Tomlin - forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/87427-forgiveness-means-giving-up-all-hope-for-a-better-past
Oscar Wild quote: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/o/oscarwilde124821.html
The Crib: http://www.thecrib.org.uk/
John Pilger - the inevitable ring of the unimaginable: http://www.rickieleejones.com/forum.htm
Al Jazeera: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Radio 4: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
Bang Said the Gun: https://twitter.com/bangsaidthegun
Dan Cockrill: http://www.danielcockrill.com/
Paul Excentric: http://pauleccentric.co.uk/
Dan Simpson: https://dansimpsonpoet.wordpress.com/
Luke Wright: http://www.lukewright.co.uk/
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