Nick Hennegan's Literary London

Mavericks in Edinburgh.

An episode of Nick Hennegan's Literary London

By Nick Hennegan
A show from the West End of London, England about pubs, writers, attractions, theatre and a bohemian lifestyle. Includes 52 Things To Do In London.
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A show from the West End of London, England about pubs, writers, attractions, theatre and a bohemian lifestyle. Includes 52 Things To Do In London.

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Writers on Writing - Paul Tudor Owen - Part 1
Nick Hennegan is at the Royal National Theatre, talking to Guardian journalist and author Paul Tudor Owen, about writing, journalism and his new book, The Weighing of The Heart.
November 2, 2019
Chiswick Book Festival - Part Two
Local Chiswick and national names present brief pitches for their books at the Chiswick Book Festival in West London as part of Nick Hennegan's Resonance 104.4fm radio show, Literary London. Part of London Literary Pub 
October 6, 2019
Chiswick Book Festival - Part One
After returning from a successful Edinburgh Festival, Nick Hennegan takes time out on his radio show, Literary London on Resonance 104.4fm, to visit the Chiswick Book Festival.  The West London festival includes the Tabard Theatre, where Nick's TWO Edinburgh 5* hits, Romeo and Juliet and P.A.L.S. are performing till the end of September 2019, before touring.
September 19, 2019
Tales from the Edinburgh Fringe Episode 5
Nick Hennnegan is in a bubble.
August 17, 2019
Notes from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019
A tired Nick gives an update on things from the world’s biggest arts festival on 9 August.
August 9, 2019
Mavericks in Edinburgh.
Nick's Resonance 104.4fm radio show, Literary London.  He has written and directed two plays - PALS and Romeo and Juliet which are going to be part of the Assembly Rooms offering at the Edinburgh Festival.  Rehearsals have finished and he's already missing the cast!  Hear them here!  Also features music from Robb Williams and Safone. 
July 28, 2019
Edinburgh Festival 2019 - Part 2
Nick Hennegan updates us on his Fringe adventure. Did he cast the right actors?
July 17, 2019
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 19 Part One
Updates on the Maverick Theatre company shows!
June 30, 2019
Happy Bi-Birthday Walt Whitman!
Nick Hennegan on his Resonance 104.4FM radio show Literary London, celebrates the bi-centenary of the birth of American poet Walt Whitman. See more at
May 31, 2019
Dylan Thomas day 2019
Join Nick Hennegan on his Resonance 104.4fm radio show 'Literary London' talking about the welsh wizard on #DylanDay. With Guy Masterson, Tom Hollander and music!  👌
May 12, 2019
Beautiful Books
Nick Hennegan from Maverick Theatre in London talks on his Resonance 104.4FM Radio show to the head of The Folio Society, who specialise in publishing beautiful versions of classic texts.
May 3, 2019
Easter Literary Requests
Nick Hennegan plays Literary requests from Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited, Romeo and Juliet, Wordsworth and Browning, with some famous actors.  And talks about the Edinburgh Festival this summer in Scotland!
April 20, 2019
Hoarding Podcast coming soon
Nick talks to Heather about Hoarding and Stuff...
April 19, 2019
Beautiful books!
Nick Hennegan talks with TOM WALKER, PUBLISHING DIRECTOR OF THE FOLIO SOCIETY, LONDON for his Resonance 104.4 and London Literary Pub Crawl Podcast.
March 17, 2019
Rudyard Kipling and George Orwell
Nick Hennegan marks the passing of two great British authors.
February 17, 2019
Ep 87 - Tolkien, Slapper and Campbell - Literary London.
Nick Hennegan talks to Daisy Campbell - daughter of the legendary theatre-maker Ken Campbell who died 10 years ago, plays music from Soho based Clifford Slapper, marking the 3rd anniversary of the death of David Bowie... and celebrates a birth! That of JRR Tolkien. (Although he's dead now too!)
January 11, 2019
New Years Eve 2018
A brief look back at the Edinburgh Festival and a look forward to 2019.
December 31, 2018
Daughter of Pigspurt Ep 3 - podcast 85
Daisy Campbell continues her one-woman tribute show to her father - Ken Campbell. Recorded live at the British Library, London.
December 14, 2018
Daughter Of Pigspurt Part 2 ; Episode 84
Part 2 of the hilarious tribute show for theatre maverick Ken Campbell, written and performed by his daughter, Daisy and recorded at the British Library.
December 7, 2018
Daughter of Pigspurt! - Episode 83.
Nick Hennegan celebrates the 10th anniversary of the death of theatrical maverick Ken Campbell, with his daughter, Daisy. Features parts of her hilarious one-woman show ‘Daughter of Pigspurt’ recorded live at the British Library.
November 29, 2018
Ep 82 - 'In Yer Ear' Spoken word launch, Part 1
Nick Hennegan goes to a downstairs bar in Soho, London, to meet writers and listen to the launch of a new spoken word anthology. (Contains some strong language.)
November 5, 2018
Ep 81 - Writers of Chiswick, London
Nick Hennegan talks to London writers - some who are printing illegally​!
October 26, 2018
Episode 80
Autumn in England - and new show plans!
October 16, 2018
Peter Pan in London!
The End of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.
August 29, 2018
Episode 78
Edinburgh Festival week Two.
August 13, 2018
Nick’s Edinburgh Eulogies End of week Zero!
Writer and director Nick Hennegan’s thoughts on a tough creative week from the worlds biggest open arts festival.
August 6, 2018
Edinburgh Eulogies 2!
Edinburgh Festival Day 1? Nick Hennegan, the city and technical rehearsals.
July 31, 2018
Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Day Zero!
Join Nick Hennegan at the biggest open arts Festival in the world and hear about the trials and tribulations of the writer, director and producer.
July 29, 2018
The Marilyn Conspiricy - Episode 74
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!
July 20, 2018
Writerly West Wales!
Nick takes Hamlet to the coast.
June 17, 2018
Nick in Birmingham- the new East London!
Nick in Birmingham- the new East London!
May 27, 2018
A right Royal wedding!
May 19, 2018
9 Mar 2018
May 14, 2018
8 January 2018
Happy New Year and Edinburgh Festival Masterclass!
May 14, 2018
Dylan Thomas Day
And the London Poetry Cafe #dylanday
May 14, 2018
Twitter hack and a ebook live!
Twitter hack and Facebook Live!
May 12, 2018
Episode 66
Join Nick on his Resonance FM Radio show for London Book Fair Part 5, Independent Booksellers and Irish whiskey​!
May 3, 2018
Episode 64 - London Book Fair and Beatles!
'Literary London'​ Radio show, with writer Jon-Jon, a 'Walking Dead' TV show bar and find out which 60's icon turned down The Beatles as a backing band at @LondonBookFair
April 29, 2018
Nick at The Nash!
Nick en route to Absolute Hell at The Royal National Theatre. #NationalTheatre
April 25, 2018
April 23, 2018
A moving London marathon.
April 23, 2018
April 22, 2018
Shakespeare’s Birthday in London
April 22, 2018
Brian Ferry Annie Lennox London Book Fair and Shakespeare!
Join Nick Hennegan for his radio show 'Literary London' on Resonance 104.4fm. With The Bookseller Magazine, Brian Ferry and Annie Lennox singing Shakespeare!
April 19, 2018
At The London Book Fair - Part One.
Writer Nick takes his mic to the London Book Fair and gets the stories behind the stories, as it were...! #lbf18
April 12, 2018
Return to Resonance 104.4 FM
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.
April 5, 2018
Back to Resonance FM...
... and the Edinburgh Festival!
April 4, 2018
29 Mar 2018
Kay Mellor, BAFTA and Anchor concerns!
March 29, 2018
March 15, 2018
Two launches and a festival!
March 15, 2018
Camden Literature and Tudor Soho!
Meet Tudor, tunnels and Suffrage!
March 12, 2018
Wales Week in London - the Media Debate!
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
March 9, 2018
Happy World Book - and St David's Day with Dylan Thomas
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
March 8, 2018
Wales Week in London
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 Podcast Page.
February 28, 2018
23 February 2018
Wales, Edinburgh and PwC!
February 23, 2018
6 February 2018
Fitzrovia News and a new Literary festival?
February 6, 2018
4 February 2018
Dylan Thomas, London, 6 Nations Rugby and Philadelphia Super Bowl!
February 4, 2018
30 January 2018
On route to Covent Garden and theatre producers!
January 30, 2018
19 January 2018
Royal Academy, Edinburgh and George must save the world! Or I’ll do some budgeting..!
January 19, 2018
31 December 2017
Goodbye 2017. Or is it...?
December 31, 2017
30 December 2017
Peaky end of year Blinders!
December 30, 2017
26 December 2017
Happy Christmas Carol! (
December 26, 2017
23 December 2017
Christmas in a London Pub! And other podcasts!
December 23, 2017
20 December 2017
Off to the pub podcast!
December 20, 2017
12 December 2017
Producer courses and Dickens in #Soho!
December 12, 2017
9 December 2017
A lonely Christmas Carol.
December 9, 2017
Standing ovation & 30 Students
Standing ovation & 30 Students
December 9, 2017
8 December 2017
A lonely Christmas Carol!
December 8, 2017
28 November 2017
Meeting new theatre producers and the Arts Theatre, London.
November 28, 2017
26 November 2017
The day after the first night!
November 26, 2017
23 November 2017
Wow! Last day of official rehearsals for A Christmas Carol!
November 23, 2017
22 November 2017
Dickens and Germany!
November 22, 2017
20 November 2017
Literary Pubs and Riverside Christmas run-throughs!
November 20, 2017
17 November 2017
Hello Italy! And the end of Week 2 rehearsals in London
November 17, 2017
16 November 2017
A Christmas Carol and Birmingham Hippodrome Rehearsals.
November 16, 2017
10 November 2017
Moving rehearsals for
November 10, 2017
9 November 2017
Back to rehearsals after the World Travel Market, London.
November 9, 2017
8 November 2017
Rehearsals and World Travel Fair!
November 8, 2017
Rehearsals get heavy!
Rehearsals get heavy! 7 Nov 17.
November 7, 2017
6 November 2017
Guy Fawkes and a new week of Christmas Carol rehearsals.
November 6, 2017
3 November 2017
Christmas Carol Rehearsals Day 4
November 3, 2017
2 November 2017 rehearsal Day 3!
November 2, 2017
1 November 2017
Rehearsals Day Two
November 1, 2017
Day 1 of rehearsals
Day one of rehearsals
October 31, 2017
26 October 2017
Screenplay finished. And ‘Our House’ in south London!
October 26, 2017
17 October 2017
Creative Producers and Martian Skies!
October 17, 2017
14 October 2017
Tryst at the Tabard Theatre, London
October 14, 2017
12 October 2017
Back in London and scripts to finish!
October 12, 2017
With Patrick Kavanagh - in Birmingham!
September 29, 2017
23 September 2017
The United Nations of London!
September 23, 2017
Knives in Hens
Back in London - and at the Donmar in the West End • London Calling - Remastered • Knives in Hens.
September 21, 2017
Back in London - at the Donmat
Back in London - and at the Donmar in the West End • London Calling - Remastered
September 21, 2017
In Wales, thinking of Dylan!
In Wales thinking of Dylan Thomas and writer retreats. Fancy it? nick@mavericktheatre.couk
September 16, 2017
Roald Dahl and the UK storm.
UK Storm Aileen and Roald Dahl in Wales
September 13, 2017
Peter Hall and the UK Storm!
Peter Hall and the first U.K. storm!
September 13, 2017
Aber, Wales & the non-Pub!
Best pub that is not a pub in Aberystwyth, Wales.
September 11, 2017
A new, 140 year old pub!
A new, 140 year old pub. In Wales.
September 9, 2017
4 September 2017
Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden and George Osbourne! Busy in London's Literary Pubs!
September 4, 2017
4 September 2017
Hello World x2. From a London Pub!
September 4, 2017
Hello from London, world...!
Testing, testing...
September 1, 2017
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