Getting Better Acquainted

Getting Better Acquainted

Dave Pickering

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GBA 191 Jonathan Blake

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In GBA 191 we get better acquainted with Jonathan Blake. He is one of the real people who are fictionalised in the film Pride. We talk about being played by Dominic West, living with HIV, LGBT rights and homophobia, the politics of the left, coming out, housing cooperatives, acting, activism, costum...

GBA Extra - The Parachute Opened

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In this Getting Better Acquainted Extra I follow up last year's Uncertain New Year episode with a round up of how 2014 actually panned out for me, mixed in with some true stories that I told told at Risk!, Spark London and Stand Up Tragedy. It's a bumper sized episode but it's much shorter than the...

GBA 190 Christmas

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In GBA 190 we get better acquainted with Christmas (again). It's the 2014 Christmas Special and this time we focus more on the complicated than the uplifting. The majority of the episode is a conversation between me and my friend Nina, two people with a complicated relationship with Christmas swappi...

GBA 189 Heather

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In GBA 189 we get better acquainted with Heather. She talks about how faith and theatre has influenced her passion for working with young people and in getting involved with LGBT rights, her methodist upbringing and personal relationship with God, the experience of being pregnant and how she first k...

GBA 188 Tim

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In GBA 188 we get better acquainted with Tim. He talks about mathematical physics, particle accelerators, the dark matter that may form the universe, E=mc2, films, playing the bass, being a twin, having a happy childhood and more.

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His website: http://www.t-j-walton.co.uk/

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GBA 187 Hannah

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In GBA 187 we get better acquainted with Hannah. She talks about connecting with people, about the crack in everything that lets the light get in, about rootlessness, relationships, family, love, death and pain. It's a conversation that threads itself around how facebook can connect and dissect peop...

GBA 186 Connor

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In GBA 186 we get better acquainted with Connor. In a glass house late at night in the cold eating crisps we have a conversation where all roads lead back to radio, passing through Ireland, Brussels, China, childhood, The Third Coast Festival, In the Dark and more. There's also lot's of podcast talk...

GBA 185 Mike Jackson

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In GBA 185 we get better acquainted with Mike Jackson. I met Mike at theFocus E15 Mothers Occupation earlier this year and he is one of the real people who are fictionalised in the film Pride. We talk about the personal and the political, going through class experience and class struggle, LGBT right...

GBA 184 Duncan

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In GBA 184 we get better acquainted with Duncan. He talks about writing for theatre, day jobs, The West Yorkshire Playhouse writer's programme, the Royal Court Theatre Young Writer's Programme, getting involved in youth theatre, studying law, challenging your own beliefs and attitudes, moral ambigui...

GBA 183 Vicky

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In GBA 183 we get better acquainted with Vicky who I met through the Ministry of Stories where she works and we talk about engaging children through creative writing, working in a Monster Supplies shop, the human capacity for learning, how the French Horn is received in folk clubs, commuting betwee...

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