Nick Hennegan talks to Guy Masterson and actor Susie Amy from the cast of The Marilyn Conspiracy - a new play premiering at the Edinburgh Festival. What REALLY happened to Marilyn Munroe? Also news of new versions of A Christmas Carol, and Shakespeare's classics, Henry V-Lion of England and Hamlet-Horatio's Tale with Sir Derek Jacobi - all adapted and directed by our own Nick Hennegan!
Nick Hennegan, award winning writer and director, returns to Resonance 104.4 fm with his weekly 'Literary London' radio show. This week he celebrates Martin Luther King and hears from Irish writer, Sean O'Casey talking in 1962 about 'The Plough and The Stars', recentlyproduced with the Abbey Theatre, Dublin and the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.
Nick Hennegan was invited to Wales Week in London. Chaired by communications expert Guto Harri, together with invited contributions from the audience, the seminar looked positively at what might need to be done to develop perceptions of Wales, in London and across the UK.
The expert panel included:
- Guto Harri (Chair), Managing Director of External Communications at Liberty Global, former BBC Chief Political Correspondent and previous Communications Director for Mayor of London Boris Johnson
- Hannah Ellis, granddaughter of Dylan Thomas, who spearheaded the acclaimed 2014 Dylan Thomas centenary celebrations, and is Creative Director of the Dylan Thomas Estate
- Ian Hargreaves CBE, Professor of Digital Economy at Cardiff University, former Editor of the Independent and the New Statesman, and Directorship at BBC News and Current Affairs; co-founder of Creative Cardiff
- Fiona Stewart, award-winning festival director and events industry consultant, Managing Director and owner of Gre
On St David's Day, writer Nick talks to Trefor Ellis, the son in law of Dylan Thomas. And what's your favourite book and author in this World Book Day? With a Dylan poem read by Richard Burton. Latest episode from London's Literary Pubs
Nick attended a special event in London last week, celebrating all things Welsh. And not just the rugby! Here he asks the organiser what it's all about. Hear the full discussion on www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com Podcast Page.