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Sunday Chats 969

Sunday Chats 969

By Ruth O'Reilly

In-Depth Interviews Introducing New Authors,Musicians, Poets and Well being specialists From Manchester UK and Beyond!













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Phillip Carter- Manchester Comic Con Edition
Welcoming back sci-fi Author-Comedian & online radio presenter Phillip Carter. He chats to Allfm today about his preparations for Manchester Comic Con this July
58:52
July 25, 2022
Cerulean - Singer/Songwriter on his new musical self-portrait
Singer-Songwriter Cerulean chats to Allfm about his new album -Divided Selfie which explores how we project ourselves on social media
01:21:30
July 19, 2022
Spoken Word Artist & Storyteller-Sonnetist
Sonnetist aka Paul Morrison tells Allfm about his latest track One More Time & how he continues to evolve on his creative path
46:01
July 11, 2022
Keith's Brother
Superb spoken word artist and storyteller Mark Jackson chats to Allfm about what inspires his writing & shares some of his favourite tracks that he'd feature on his desert island discs
01:57:32
June 27, 2022
Author &Poet -Lily Lawson
Lily chats to Allfm about her New Book of Poetry- Rainbow's Red which first started as an Instagram account, promoting other authors and the importance of building a supportive community when embarking on your writing journey
58:58
June 20, 2022
Writer-Quigley CB
New Flash Fiction Writer Quigley CB tells Allfm about re-discovering her love for writing after lockdown & what it's been like to become a popular spoken word performer in under a year
59:30
June 13, 2022
Phillip Carter-Author, comedian, poet & publisher
Phillip chats to Allfm about the first book he has released under his new publishing company Half planet press entitled- Of Shadows, Demons And Lost Brothers as well as his ever evolving debut novel Who Built The Humans & much more
59:05
May 15, 2022
Award winning author & poet- Sarah James
Sarah tells us about her journey as a lifelong diabetic & how it has inspired her latest poetry collection Blood sugar, sex, magic published by Verve Press This episode was first broadcast on Allfm 96.9 on 8th May 2022
01:14:48
May 12, 2022
Jonny-Choral conductor of Levenshulme Community Choir
Ahead of Levenshulme Community Choir's Latest events on April 30th & May Jonny tells us about how the choir is growing from strength to strenth and why now is great time time for new members to get involved regardless of previous singing experience
59:31
April 24, 2022
Clare Fildes- Lowry CAT Dance Training
Ahead of their Open Day on 8th May 2022 Clare tells us about this amazing opportunity for 11-16 year olds to pursue a lifelong career in dance
35:13
April 20, 2022
Manchester author, podcaster & poet Andy N
Andy N discusses National Poetry Writing month & his latest work featured in new book-Neurodiversity
01:02:44
April 19, 2022
World Poetry Day Special-Showcasing 10 Local, National & International Poets
JA Hambleton,Janie Barclay, Zarah,Vijayeta Tirkey,Mitch Bensel,Lily Lawson,Karen Honnor,John Botterill,MC Newberry,Paul Morrison
58:44
March 31, 2022
Local Poet- John Botterill
John shares some special autobiographical memories with our listeners through his poetry
59:28
March 27, 2022
IWD Spoken Word Special - Karen Honnor-Vijayeta Tirkey-Zarah-Paul Morrison-Loll Perkin
Ruth introduces a fantastic selection of Local,National & International poets & authors who shared their thoughts on IWD through spoken word
59:10
March 08, 2022
New Author -Carl Richards
New Manchester Based Author Carl Richards chats to Allfm about his debut novel & shares writing tips
59:24
February 25, 2022
Manchester Spoken Word Artist -Loll Perkin Instagram @loll_barber 89
Spoken word artist & curator of Manchester open mic night mouth chat to allfm about her writing
58:37
February 20, 2022
Ray Douglas- Kids poet
Wigan based Children's Author, Poet & YouTube personality Ray Douglas chats to allfm & shares his poetry
58:58
February 11, 2022
Introducing FREQUENCY Manchester
Ruth chats to Jamal founder of Manchester's exciting new clothing brand. He also shares his playlist
58:23
January 24, 2022
Illustrator James Messer on his new children's book Itsa mouse
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Ruth chat's to James about Itsa mouse and the cake house the brand new book he has created with his wife Toula for homeless charity Centrepoint this Christmas
25:41
November 08, 2021
Manchester's First Latin American Doll Exhibition
Philip Dylak from Somos CR Manchester tells allfm about work for the charity & new exhibition
01:04:35
October 22, 2021
Author and Poet- Casper Maddox
Casper discuses the serialisation of his debut Sci-Fi Novel Acuity and his new poetry channel on YouTube
58:14
October 19, 2021
New Author,Podcaster & Writing Coach- Jas Hothi
Jas chats to Allfm about his debut book - The Indie Author & his writing process. This interview was first broadcast on Allfm 96.9 on 19th September 2021
58:09
September 23, 2021
Paranormal Author, Investigator & Podcaster Craig Bryant
Craig Joins us on Allfm for a chat about his latest paranormal findings in Lancashire & his new podcast. This Episode was 1st broadcast on the September 12th 2021
58:21
September 13, 2021
Alan Bayles- Mirror Wars- Double Jeopardy
New author Alan Bayles discussed how lockdown helped him launch his writing careee & fulfil his dream of becoming a sci-fi novelist!First broadcast on Allfm 96.9 August 15th 2021
58:44
August 17, 2021
Stefon Williams- Perception is reality
Author,Community Mentor & Poet Stefon Williams discusses his writing journey & debut book with Ruth on Allfm 96.9
58:20
July 28, 2021
Author, Audiobook Narrator, Poet& Healer - Mitch Bensel
Mitch discussed how his paranormal experiences as a paramedic kick started his writing & audio book career. First Broadcast on AllFM 96.9 on 18th July 2021
59:09
July 18, 2021
Manchester Performance Poet- Tom Stocks
Actor awareness founder Tom Stocks discusses how lockdown has launched the next stage of his career as a performance poet
57:49
July 12, 2021
Author,Artist & Performance Poet Jamie Harry Scrutton
Jamie discussed his brand new book The Devil Makes Work For Creative Hands, Mental Health & Bungee Jumping! First Broadcast on 96.9 Allfm July 4th 2021
58:51
July 08, 2021
Legendary Local Dennis The Chemist on celebrating 56 years with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Dennis chats to Ruth about his 56 years service with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society & the latest supplements to combat obesity. First Broadcast on 96.9 AllFm on the 20th June 2021
57:34
June 24, 2021
New author/ Blogger Qwecy Kwabi
New author Qwecy Kwabi discuses his new YA Sci-Fi Thriller - Gods among Insects also featuring upcoming artist from Ghana Flemzy Holic - First Broadcast on 96.9 Allfm on 13th June ' 21
57:31
June 15, 2021
Charles Sterling
Ruth chats to Best selling Young Adult Fantasy Fiction author Charles Sterling about imagination, his novels& tips for aspiring writers. 1st Broadcast on Allfm 96.9 on 30thMay
57:17
June 03, 2021
Interview with children's author Phil Barnes
Children's author Phil Barnes discuses his My Teacher series of children's novels (first broadcast on Allfm 96.9 May 16th 2021)
58:26
May 18, 2021
New Author Gregory Thomas
Ruth Chats to US Author Gregory Thomas about his debut sci-fi thriller Novel - Chronologue & his writing journey. First broadcast on Allfm 96.9 9th May '21
57:58
May 13, 2021
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week 3-9 May
Senior Lecturer at MMU Dr Krystal Wilkinson discusses her latest research into how complex fertility issues can impact mental health in the workplace
56:29
May 08, 2021
Interview with Author Colin Mayo - First broadcast on Allfm 96.9 on April 11th 2021
Magazine writer Poet & Novelist discussed his new Crime Thriller ser in Manchester 'Deadnan's Roulette, Poetry & tells Ruth about his writing journey
57:13
April 20, 2021
Dennis The Chemist ( first broadcast on Allfm 96.9 on 4th April 2021)
In this episode Manchester's Legendary Chemist Dennis Gore gives some little known tips on combating Hay fever & Endometriosis
57:26
April 14, 2021
Clare Lawrence-Simms- Founder of The Community Harmony Scarf Project
Ruth chats to Teacher,Therapist and Well-being facilitator Clare Lawerence Simms about how The Community Harmony Scarf project is encouraging connectivity and protecting Mental Health
57:18
March 31, 2021
Children's Author & Creative Writing Coach Simon Adepetun
Ruth chats to Simon about his Children's Novel - The Bee Hive🐝 & his virtual school tours. Also to celebrate world poetry day we've got A poem set to music from Manchester's multi talented couple Amanda Steel& Andy N aswell as a special poem from poet Vijayeta Tirkey in India (This show was first broadcast on 96.9 Allfm on March 21st 2021)
56:50
March 21, 2021
Allfm 96.9 International Women's Day Special 2021 with Producer/Presenter Ruth O'Reilly
Ruth chats to Public Speaker on Women's Issues/Author Karen Honnor about her debut Novel 'Unravelling'
58:08
March 10, 2021
Manchester's Fantastic Pharmacist - Dennis Gore aka 'Dennis the Chemist'
Ruth chats to the lovely Dennis on the month of his 80th Birthday about how he became internationally recognised as 'Dennis the Chemist'
58:07
February 28, 2021
Interview with Sci-fi Comedian and Author Phillip Carter
Ruth chats to Phillip about his Brand New Book - Who Built The Humans
54:17
February 01, 2021
An Interview with New Author David DeWinter
Ruth chats to David for National Novel Writing Month about his debut novel in progress 'And then the end will come'
34:44
November 18, 2020
Craig Bryant
Paranormal Investigator and author Craig Bryant discussed his new book of real life Lancashire ghost stories - Includes exclusive extract from the book read by the author
01:00:34
November 07, 2020
Interview with Miles Hudson
Ruth chats to author Miles Hudson about his new crime novel - The Kidney Killer out on the 5th November
54:18
November 04, 2020