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 321 Helen
7 days ago
In GBA 321 we get better acquainted with Helen. She talks about the worst job she ever had, training to be a teacher, art, finding a new career path after leaving teaching, photography, her podcast Flixwatcher that reviews the films available on Netflix , how she came to love film, hating Adam Sandler films and more. We also talk about watching and loving films in the context of #MeToo. The conversation was recording while swinging on a swing in the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall.
Content Note: Bullying, Toxic Work Environments, Domestic Violence, #MeToo.
What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity
Down to a sunless sea: memories of my dad: https://medium.com/@goosefat101/down-to-a-sunless-sea-memories-of-my-dad-d1d2d3a61360
The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/
Tate Modern: http://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-modern
Turbine Hall: http://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-modern/turbine-hal
Podcasters Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/571436979623574/
Song By Song: http://www.songbysongpodcast.com/
The J & D Flixwatcher Episodes:
Ben - @TopFilmTip: https://twitter.com/topfilmtip
Bigger Boat Film Quiz: http://www.film-quiz.com/
Gareth - Sabotage Times: https://sabotagetimes.com/
Argus Photography Club: http://www.theargus.co.uk/photos/camera_club/
The Welsh Club: https://clwb.net/
Method Acting: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Method_acting
The Pool: https://www.the-pool.com/