Words and Sound

Words and Sound Series One Episode One - Jill Dawson

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By Christopher Stagg
Words & Sound is the arts and culture podcast presented by Chris Stagg for Phoenix FM.

Listen in to Words & Sound where we take a look at the biggest news from the arts world, reviews, interviews and are joined by some very special guests. Our subjects include, literature, film, theatre, art, music and much more.

Chris Stagg is a writer and illustrator from London England. He presents the weekly 90s radio show TFI90s on Phoenix FM as well as writing for The London Horror Society. For more information, to contact chris or to read the Words and Sound articles, please visit www.cwstagg.com
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Words & Sound Series One Episode Seven - David Pinner & Sarah Lawrie
Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. In episode 7 of Words & Sound, my special guests are actor, writer and gothic legend David Pinner and actor, producer Sarah Lawrie. David and Sarah tell us all about their brand new production, the World premier stage adaptation of David's novel Edred the Vampyre, which is being performed at The Old Red Lion as part of this Autumns London Horror Festival. David also tells us about his acting career and how a lunch meeting with Christopher Lee led to his novel Ritual being the basis for Folk Horror masterpiece; The Wicker Man. Sarah talks to us about her current collaboration with Rula Lenska bringing Rula's mothers fascinating life story to the stage and also Sarah tells us about her upcoming mini tour of Oranges and Ink with Claire Louise Amias. Links mentioned in this episode: Sarah on twitter: @La_Lawrie The show on twitter: @VampireEdred The crowdfund: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/edred-the-vampyre-at-the-london-horror-festival The ticket link: https://www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/edred-the-vampyre.html Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/VampireEDRED/ Songs played in this episode: Stravinsky - Rite of Spring Henry Hall - Teddy Bears Picnic  Mussorgsky - Night On A Bare Mountain The Divine Comedy - Something for the Weekend
August 7, 2019
Words & Sound Series One Episode Six - Scott Lyus
Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. In episode 6 of Words & Sound, my special guest is film director, producer and screenplay writer; Scott Lyus. It's a real pleasure to speak to Scott, who is a talented filmmaker who creates films that genuinely have something to say. Scott and I discuss his short films to date, Scott's process for making a film from conception to screen, his upcoming new horror short Black Mass that deals intelligently and sympathetically with depression, and we talk about Scott's brand new and first feature film and its just launched supporting Kickstarter campaign; Walking Against the Rain. Scott also tells us all about his horror festival; The Black Sunday Film Festival. Scott Lyus is an acclaimed award winning film maker whose shorts include; Supernova, Order of the Ram, Silently Within Your Shadow, Echoes of the Passed and Black Mass. Songs played in this episode: Ghost - Dance Macabre JJ Grey & Mofro - Orange Blossoms Joe Bonamassa - Oh Beautiful! Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightening
July 17, 2019
Words & Sound Series One Episode Five - Leanne Louise
Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. Join me for this latest episode of Words & Sound, where my special guest is singer songwriter, Leanne Louise. Leanne and I talk about her music, autism awareness and Leanne takes on the W&S quiz, with her specialist subject... 90s music! All tracks picked or performed by Leanne, including her brand new single coming in August - Judgement Day. Social Media Links: http://www.facebook.com/leannelouisemusic http://www.instagram.com/leannelouisemusic  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwvI_7Qei9vidjJ-MFoudlA http://www.youtube.com/leannelouisemusic  http://www.twitter.com/imleannelouise Songs played in this episode: You Will Never - Subaholics & Leanne Louise Our House - Leanne Louise Not Like That - Soulecta & Leanne Louise Spice Up Your Life - Spice Girls Judgement Day - Leanne Louise Chris - @cw_stagg
July 3, 2019
Words & Sound Series One Episode Four - Kiru & Devon
Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. Super fun happy happy joy joy episode! My very special guests this week are Kiru and Devon from Tofu Cute. We talk about all things Japanese candy and Kawaii culture and for the first time ever we have a head to head in the W&S Quiz! I also take a quick look at MCM Comic Con and the anime explosion. All songs selected by Kiru and Devon, including a bit of an exclusive, the first air play of tracks from Devon's own band; Panda Island. Enjoy the show! Ps - Listen out for the long long man!... Links mentioned in this episode: https://www.instagram.com/tofucute/?hl=en  Twitter https://www.tofucute.com/  Songs played in this episode: Kiru: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Candy Candy "We chose this song as Kyary Pamu Pamu is one of the Queens of Kawaii, this song is super fun and is just the essence of J-pop!  Sugary, sweet and best of all - about Candy!" Twice – Candy Pop "Twice is a cutesy all girl-group from South Korea! When it comes to music, there’s a lot of hidden gems that we’re yet to hear over here in the west, and it’s the same with candy too!" Devon:  Panda Island - Invincible “My two greatest passions are Japanese kawaii culture, and music! My bandmate Sam and I always have the best time creating electropop as colourful, fun and sweet as Japanese candy. ‘Invincible’ is one of the first songs I started writing” Panda Island - Sky Kids “‘Sky Kids’ is a song about growing and moving on from the troubles of your past. We hope our music can give people the same feeling of joy we get when we’re creating it.”
June 5, 2019
Words & Sound Series One Episode Three - Chris Nials
Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. Here we go, it's a special horror episode of Words & Sound. My very special guest is Chris Nials, horror champion and founder of the brilliant London Horror Society. I had so much fun chatting with Chris in this episode, we talk all about his love of horror, all the great things that the London Horror Society is doing for the horror scene and indie horror film making, and we talk about two upcoming projects that Chris is involved with; 'Black Mass' and 'Eat Me Out - Of House And Home.' We also have the return of W&S quiz, tune in to see just how well Chris does with his specialist subject. All that and lots more so please tune in and share the love. Ps - I Changed the intro music for this episode just for Chris... horror fans, do you know what it is?... Links mentioned in this episode: http://londonhorrorsociety.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/londonhorrorsoc/ https://twitter.com/londonhorrorsoc/ https://www.instagram.com/londonhorrorsoc/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1P7oGLa3VZRIzfMoTUZc6Q All songs chosen by Chris: One Vision - Queen Firestarter - The Prodigy Disco 2000 - Pulp Seek And Destroy - Metallica
May 14, 2019
Words and Sound Series One Episode Two - Sara Dee
  Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. Welcome friends to episode two, where my very special guest is actor, Sara Dee. In this episode, Sara gives some fantastic advice for writers, film makers and actors and we discuss her career including such films as A Field In England, High Rise, Borley Rectory and Prevenge. Sara also tells us all about being typecast as a dominatrix! For more information on Sara's  work please visit: www.saradee.co.uk SPOTLIGHT : https://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/1719-1206-8395 IMDB : http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0214223/ Twitter : @1stsaradee Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/saradee01/ AGENT: Lola Williams   www.newwondermanagement.co.uk  All songs chosen by Sara: Winter In July - Bomb The Bass Bring Me To Life - Evanescence The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed Beautiful - Christina Aguilera
April 17, 2019
Words and Sound Series One Episode One - Jill Dawson
Chris Stagg presents Words & Sound, the arts and culture podcast on Phoenix FM. In this first episode, Chris's guest is multi award women author Jill Dawson. Chris and Jill discuss her successful mentoring scheme Goldust, her approaches to teaching and writing and of course Jill's new novel The Language of Birds. For more information on Jill Dawson's work please visit: www.jilldawson.co.uk  Gold Dust www.gold-dust.org.uk Twitter @jdawsonwriter The Language of Birds is Published on 4 April 2019 Sceptre hardback £18.99, eBook & audiobook available 
April 5, 2019
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