Nick Hennegan's Bohemian Britain
By Nick Hennegan
Nick Hennegan's Bohemian BritainJun 02, 2023
The London Library Party, Edinburgh Fringe... and Frankenstein!
This time, Nick Hennegan has been at the London Library Summer Party, but is taking The Birth of Frankenstein to the Edinburgh Fringe... and invites you to join in the research!
Literary Chiswick and Walt Whitman
Nick Hennegan is in the Cross Keys Pub in Hammersmith, London W6 and looks at some of the famous local writers and celebrates American Walt Whitman's Birthday!
A very unusual, crafty Public House.
A house that really is a House for the Public!
An unusual Pub!
A new, old bar on a pier in Wales.
Quick update film from Nick!
The latest from Aberystwyth! Dave Hickman and the Edinburgh Fringe?
Dylan Thomas, Cerys Matthews and Guy Masterson. Nick Goes Welsh!
Nick Hennegan celebrates International Dylan Thomas Day with readings from Cerys Matthews and Guy Masterson. www.BohemianBritain.com
Right Royal Requests!
This time Nick Hennegan plays requests and poems on his radio show, with celebrity choice from John Le Carre and the Literary Pub Of The Week, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese.
The End of Two... or is it..?
A quick look backstage at Maverick Theatre's production of TWO, by Jim Cartwright. This was the last night at the Theatre at the Tabard in Chiswick, London W4. Weeks of standing ovations, sold-out houses and tearful audiences! (For all the right reasons!) Now we tour!
Potter, Bragg, Southwark and suicide.
This week on Literary London, Nick Hennegan’s celebrity poem has a moving insight into Lord Melvyn Bragg’s past. He also introduces his Literary Pub of The Week - The George in Southwark, London.
Hello from Me!
Celebrating William Shakespeare.
Nick Hennegan looks at some facts - and otherwise - about William Shakespeare on his birthday weekend in April. Or was Shakespeare actually born in May? Find out why! Nick also shares his own experiences with The Bard of Avon and plays some classic poems, speeches and music.
Celebrating Charlotte Bronte.
Nick Hennegan celebrates the birth on 21st April 1816 of Charlotte Bronte. We all know she was the author of Jane Eyre, but she also wrote poetry. Nick looks at her life and poetry.
Easter ‘23 ‘Two’ Update.
TWO - Actors down the Pub!
Nick Hennegan talks to actors Claire Louise Amias, Greg Snowden and director Richard Woolnough live from Gerry's Club in Soho, about their forthcoming production, TWO by Jim Cartwright at the Tabard Pub Theatre in Chiswick, London, W4. Cheers!
For details, see https://tabard.org.uk/whats-on/two/
Literary (and Irish) requests!
This week on 'Literary London', Nick Hennegan (who, as you will hear, has had his new phone stolen!) plays your requests, with music and poetry from The Pogues, WB Yeats and The Dubliners.
The History of a famous London Bohemian Pub - Part Two.
The second part of the 2015 interview when Nick Hennegan talks again to the late Sally Fiber about her time growing up in one of the most famous literary pubs in London in the company of Walter Sickert, Augustus John, Jacob Epstein, Nina Hamnett, Dylan Thomas, George Orwell and Tommy Cooper to name but a few! And her memories of Britain's last Official Hangman, Albert Pierrepoint!
The History of a London Bohemian Pub - Part One.
Nick Hennegan talks to the late Sally Fiber about her time growing up in one of the most famous literary pubs in London in the company of Walter Sickert, Augustus John, Jacob Epstein, Nina Hamnett, Dylan Thomas, George Orwell and Tommy Cooper to name but a few!
Celebrating Jules Verne.
Nick Hennegan celebrates the genius of Jules Verne... "the father of Science fiction" with a reading of the first chapter of 'A Journey To The Centre of the Earth - and music from the film of another Verne classic, Around The World In 80 Days.
Songs inspired by Classic Books
Nick Hennegan celebrates songs inspired by literary classics, from Victor Hugo, Kate Bush, David Bowie and The Beatles!
Stage Ghosts and Haunted Theatres!
Nick Hennegan talks to theatre worker and writer Nick Bromley about his life, work... and Theatre Ghosts! Nick has been a West End Company Manager since 1971, with shows such as The Sound of Music, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Love Never Dies to his name.
He is the sixteenth Master of the Drury Lane Theatrical Fund, founded by David Garrick in 1766, and a member of both the Ghost Club and the Society for Psychical Research.
SEE THE VIDEO at Bohemian Britain.com
More information on Nick at https://lnpbooks.co.uk
Soundscape of Love.
This week, Nick Hennegan creates a musical and spoken word soundscape around the theme of love and giving!
Dickens, Calvino and Hugo!
Nick Hennegan celebrates the birthdays of Charles Dickens and Victor Hugo and a new English translation of Italo Calvino.
W B Yeats in Dublin and Chiswick, London.
Celebrating a new, free, interactive app celebrating the life of Yeats in Chiswick, London, Nick Hennegan found an old recording discussing the poet, live from Dublin.
W.B Yeats and Artists in Bedford Park, London W4.
Nick Hennegan talks to Irish Poet Cahal Dallat on Literary London on Resonance 104.4fm and BohemianBritain.com about a new, interactive trail following the life and works of London Irish Poet WB Yeats around his boyhood home in Bedford Park, Chiswick, London. They also chat about inspiration and other famous Irish and London artists.
For details of the project, see www.wbyeatsbedfordpark.com
Bohemian Review of 2022!
A gentle look back of some of the Bohemian highlights of 2022 with Nick Hennegan on Resonance 104.4fm's 'Literary London' It includes an interview with Andy Slaughter, M.P. for Hammersmith in London, on the occasion of a new artwork celebrating WB Yeats; music from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Prejudice And Pride and Winston and David.... news of Jim Cartwright's TWO, and how you can put it on at your local bar, pub or community centre... and will Nick return to acting for the first time in 30 years?
New Year, Soho Pubs and a new theatre tour at a pub near you maybe..?
Nick Hennegan presents your Holiday Season requests with Cerys Matthews and Dylan Thomas, a history of Christmas… and gives you a few bad Christmas Cracker jokes!
Christmas, Carol and Cerys!
We get festive with Cerys Matthews and Nick Hennegan talks about his version and plays part of A Christmas Carol which he's adapted and directed and is currently touring the UK, performed by Olivier award-winner Guy Masterson!
Also on BohemianBritain.com
A Christmas Carol... by Me!
Nick Hennegan launches the festive season by exploring his relationship with Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol, including how his Junior School helped and a reading by Olivier Award winner - actor, Guy Masterson. With Music by Cerys Matthews and Robb Williams.
Also on www.BohemianBritain.com
Soho, London, Pubs, Karl Marx and Dylan Thomas
Nick Hennegan looks at Soho, Pubs on Dean Street, Karl Marx and Dylan Thomas with his lost script and A Visit To America.
Also on www.BohemianBritain.com
Me first Xmas Party - Nov 22!
Author interview: Meet first time singer/songwriter - Esme White.
Nick Hennegan talks to young London-based New Yorker, singer songwriter Esme White, about her first single Pearly Gate Crashers and her career to date. See the video at www.BohemianBritain.com
Latest updates from Me and Maverick 11/11/22
Author Interview - Elika Ansari and The Worst Refugee camp on Earth
Nick Hennegan talks to writer Elika Ansari, about her new novel, ‘The Five Stages of Moria: “The Worst Refugee Camp on Earth”’ based on true stories from her time as a worker in the camp.
See the video recording at www.BohemianBritain.com
A quick update 2/11/22
MUSIC FROM THE EDINBURGH FRINGE - PART TWO!
Nick Hennegan presents unique music from some of the new musicals he attended at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 - including a new folk musical - Prejudice and Pride - the new classic The Choir Of Man - and the new ballet, Hamlet, starring Sir Ian McKellen.
MUSIC FROM THE FESTIVAL - PART ONE!
Nick Hennegan presents unique music from some of the new musicals he attended at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 - including the new ballet, Hamlet, staring Sir Ian McKellen.
By Request - a quick update! Tues 18th October, 2022.
A quick bit of chat from Nick Hennegan about a lost office, new touring plans and how the Edinburgh Festival panned out!
National Poetry Day 2022
Nick Hennegan celebrates National Poetry Day with poems from some of the greatest names in the world... and some of his own!
Also on BohemianBritain.com
The Chiswick Book Festival party Part 3 - and new writing venue TheSpaceUK in Edinburgh!
Nick Hennegan was at the 14th Chiswick Book Festival, at the local author's party, where the writers have 2 minutes against the clock to talk about their books - or get ‘horned’ off! This is the final part. And we hear from the founders of The Space UK - enterprising venues at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Also at BoheminaBritain.com
W B Yeats - LIVE, the unveiling of the first London memorial to the Irish Poet.
Nick Hennegan stood in the wind and the rain (with a tiny mic and no Wind Shield Pop Cover!) to record the entire launch event of a new Artwork built to celebrate the life and times of W B Yeats' boyhood in Bedford Park, Chiswick.
Built outside the church of St Michael and All Angels, with fundraising support of not only locals, but celebrities including Sir Bob Geldolf, here is the entire, unedited event, faults and all! A slice of history with the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Dr. Rowan Williams, Martin Fraser, the new Irish Ambassador, other celebrities and musicians and presented by local poet and scheme organiser, Cahal Dallat.
See other interviews with Cahal about the scheme at www.BohemianBritain.com.
Chiswick Book Festival Writers Party - Part Two!
Nick Hennegan was at the 14th Chiswick Book Festival, at the local author's party, where the writers have 2 minutes against the clock to talk about their books - or get ‘horned’ off! This is part two.
Also at BoheminaBritain.com
At the Chiswick LocaL Writer's Party - part one
Nick Hennegan was at the 14th Chiswick Book Festival, at the local authors party, where the writers have 2 minutes against the clock to talk about their books - or get ‘horned’ off!
Also at BoheminaBritain.com
Playing with a Ring at the Edinburgh Fringe!
Nick Hennegan was at the Underbelly Festival launch with this brilliant and unusual Circus act from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2022. Don't try this at home, kids. See the video at BohemianBritain.com
Back to Stratford on Avon.
After the Edinburgh Festival Fringe finishes, Nick Hennegan revisits his old haunts in Stratford-on-Avon near the Royal Shakespeare Company, where his theatre ventures first began - back in the 1990s!
Week… oh heck.. the last day!
Also at BohemianBritain.com
Day four… no! Week 3!
Also at BohemianBritain.com
Robin and the Newbury Youth Theatre at Edinburgh
Nick Hennegan’s VERY Rough Guide to the Fringe. He presents updates from the World's Biggest Open Arts Festival - the Edinburgh 2022 Fringe! Here we find out about a youth company in Edinburgh
Also at BohemianBritain.com
The Space(UK) Launch!
Nick Hennegan blasts off with full coverage of the SpaceUK venue launch for the Edinburgh Fringe, 2022.
Contains some strong language and adult themes.
Also on BohemianBritian.com
Levy the Fringe Legend!
Nick Hennegan's Rough Guide to the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe continues with the creator of Fringe Review, Paul Levy. Also on BohemianBritain.com
Brendans Eulogy for Roman
Nick Hennegan talks to American Brendan George about his time at the Edinburgh Fringe with A Eulogy for Roman. Also on Bohemian Britain.com
Edinburgh 2022 - Izzy's First Time!
Nick Hennegan talks to first-time theatre producer Izzy Parriss about her first ever production and launch at the Edinburgh Fringe, Dear Little Loz.
Ed Fringe 2022 - Heather's 'Room WIth A View'
Nick Hennegan’s VERY Rough Guide to the Fringe. He presents quick updates from the World's Biggest Open Arts Festival - the Edinburgh 2022 Fringe! Here he finds out about an adaptation of Virginia Woolf's speeches with Heather Alexander, a former Pans People dancer!
Also at BohemainBritain.com.
An Edinburgh Fringe First - and sleeping in a hostel!
Nick Hennegan talks to Chole Rice and Natasha Roland, two young women from New York, USA, who worked two jobs to raise the funds to come to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time with their show And Then The Rodeo Burned Down - and won a Fringe First!
Week 2? My Birthday, Sherlock Holmes and Les Dawson!
Also at BohemainBritain.com
We’re in the Daily Telegraph Top 60 Shows To See!
Bohemian Brains at the Bar! Chatting about the creation of 'The SpaceUK' in Edinburgh!
Nick Hennegan's VERY rough guide to the Edinburgh Fringe continues when he grabs a word with Edinburgh Fringe venue The SpaceUK creators, Charlie and Jon. In a bar, of course!
And thanks to the Assembly Festival for supplying the brilliant Club Bar! Home to much Bohemian Creativity
Edinburgh Fringe Tuesday? A sell out and the USA?
Also at BohemainBritain.com
The start of week 2 at Edinburgh? Probably..!
Day… er… Sunday! Edinburgh fringe.
Nick Hennegan’s VERY rough guide to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Three bars and one very friendly 24-year-old! @edfringe #folowthecow #WinstonAndDavid
Day 4. Or 6?… of the Edinburgh Festival.
Day 2 - in the pub.
The Fringe Day 2 (part one, pre-pub!)
Day one ends.
Edinburgh 2022 Day One (not really!)
Bohemian Classics - Peter Harrington's Bookshop, Mayfair and Chelsea
Another chance to hear Nick Hennegan's Literary London radio show on Resonance 104.4FM. In November 2015, Nick toured Peter Harrington's Bookshop, with Pom, the owner, looking for rare books, first editions, and the most expensive book in London! He was in seventh heaven amongst all the books. And he discovered a rare Harry Potter! www.BohemianBritain.com
Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley - drowned at 29 years old!
Nick Hennegan (in the pub!) marks the 200th anniversary of the death of one of Britain's best-loved poets. Percy Bysshe Shelley drowned at the age of 29, a relative, if controversial, unknown. Nick looks at one of his most famous poems.
Shakespeare's Globe Burns Down!
29th June 1613. The Globe Theatre - a short history, a few speeches and a few tunes too with Nick Hennegan.
London Writers... Focus on Fitzrovia
Nick Hennegan looks at the famous writers and locations of Fitzrovia, London W1.
In Conversation with 'Call the Midwife' creator, Heidi Thomas.
Nick Hennegan attended the House of St Barnabas Private Members Club in Soho for a conversation with acclaimed Writer and Producer Heidi Thomas, arranged by the Sandford St Martin Trust. Part One of Two.
5 Minutes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The 1st 5 minutes. Writer, Producer and Director Nick Hennegan spends 5 minutes telling you about how to take a show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2022.
Dylan Thomas Day.
This week Nick Hennegan celebrates the annual Dylan Thomas Day, with a reading from the man himself and Thomas inspired music from Cerys Matthews.
Welsh Holiday Stories.
This time Nick Hennegan is writing in Wales, bumping into a Craft Beer House in Aberystwyth and sharing holiday stories with Dylan Thomas! Also on BohemianBritain.com
On the Bard's Birthday, Nick Hennegan presents a tapestry of Shakespeare happenings, from famous speeches by John Gielgud and Sir Laurence Olivier, to modern music from the 'Shakespeare In Love' movie and Hennegan's own 'Hamlet - Horatio's Tale', by Robb Williams. On Resonance 104.4fm and BohemianBritain.com
Soho Poly Returns!
The original Fringe space - and the first home of the Soho Theatre - that allowed some famous writers, directors and actors to cut their teeth, celebrates its 50th anniversary - by reopening after being abandoned for years! Nick Hennegan went to find out what's happening for Resonance 104.4fm and BohemianBritain.com
Rare Irish writers - W.B. Yeats and Sean O’Casey.
This time Nick Hennegan plays some very rare recordings of W.B. Yeats and Sean O’Casey to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. www.BohemianBritain.com.
Films inspired by Shakespeare!
This time Nick Hennegan is at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-on-Avon, where, amongst the Swans and the Boats, he runs down modern films inspired by the Bard!
Writers of London Part One - West
Nick Hennegan looks at some of the world famous writers who made their home in West London. Including a tragic tale of Peter Pan!
A Ulysses Virgin!
Celebrating the centenary of its publication, join Nick Hennegan as, for the very first time, he reads the first part of Ulysses, by James Joyce on Resonance 104.4fm and https://bohemianbritain.com
Murder in Chiswick! (and New York!)
Nick Hennegan talks to Chiswick crime-writer SR Garrae, about her writing and the life-changing circumstances that saw her quit the corporate world and start her new career
See it at BohemainBritain.com
Julius Green, Agatha Christie, Spies and the West End!
West End Theatre Producer Julius Green talks to Nick Hennegan about theatre and his THREE books – on Agatha Christie – A Life In The Theatre, Stars and Spies and How To Produce A West End Show. Blood Brothers by Willy Russell features!
Cahal and Nick celebrate W.B Yeats!
Broadcaster, writer and producer Nick Hennegan – on Resonance 104.4fm and The London Literary Pub Crawl YouTube Channel and BohemianBritain.com – talks to poet and critic Cahal Dallat about an ambitious project to raise funds to celebrate W.B Yeats and his upbringing in Bedford Park, Chiswick, West London.
For further details see - www.wbyeatsbedfordpark.com.
Or Twitter @YeatsBedfordPk
Bill Bryson, Dr Alice Roberts and Bellinis!
Vintage Literary London. Nick Hennegan attends the London Welcome Foundations Book Awards ceremony in 2015. He gets to eat and drink quite a lot and talk to a few people, including TV presenter Alice Roberts and the legendary writer, Bill Bryson!
The Irish Film Festival, London.
Nick Hennegan talks to festival director Gerry Maguire about some of the highlights of this years festival and the Irish in London. (Apologies for the echo in parts of the recording!)
Caroline Flack and Internet Kindness
Tues 9th November is Internet Kindness Day, commemorating what would have been the birthday of TV presenter Caroline Flack. Nick Hennegan talks to author Lucy Beresford on Resonance 104.4fm about how we can all be nicer to each other and mark the day.
See the live video at www.BohemainBritain.com
Birmingham - King City!
Nick Hennegan and writer Stephen Pennell talk all things Birmingham and particularly the city's unique music scene featured in his new book, King City.
See the Video Version here https://wp.me/pcTV0R-ay
Chiswick Book Festival Part 2
Nick Hennegan meets more local writers at the Chiswick Book Festival in West London.
The Shark Is Broken review.
Showbizz Lockdown Books!
The lockdown had a devastating effect on theatre. This week, Nick Hennegan talks to two theatre workers at the Chiswick Book Festival, John Griffiths and Nick Bromley who, devastated by the lockdown, were motivated to write and publish books - proving there’s no business like show-business!
What Future for the Edinburgh Fringe?
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe returned in 2021, but much smaller after the ravages of Covid. What do the participants think about this year? What about the future? Nick Hennegan talks to actor Tim Marriott, New York stand-up Jack Dennis, Assembly PR Hannah Bradley Croall and Assembly Marketer, Daniel Saunders in the Assembly Festival Gardens, for Resonance FM and Bohemian Britain.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bohemianbritain/message
The Chiswick Book Festival 2021 - Part One - Chiswick Local Authors Party!
The opening of the Chiswick Book Festival local Authors party at the George 4th in Chiswick. Nick Hennegan is featured on the Writers Trail, so took his trusty mic! The opening is by Torin Douglas, director of the book festival. Hear and see more at BohemianBritain.com
Heart of Darkness... Sorry... Heart of Hammersmith
Heart of Hammermith - Part One!
Pretty Literary Pub of the Day - The Black Lion
Goodbye Edinbugh Frimge 21
Goodbye UB40’s Brian Travers. A true Bohemian
Pip Utton is Francis Bacon... and Adolf Hitler... and Winston Churchill... Hennegan's EdFringe '21. Day 5..
As you'll know if you've read Nick's Edinburgh Festival blog on www.BohemianBritain.com - it took him a while, but thanks to the Pleasance Press People, Nick Hennegan finally got to see 'Bacon' with the actor - and jeweller - Pip Utton! Known for his one-man shows, Nick and Pip talk about his life, career and what he thinks about Adolf Hitler! From Nick's blog and Resonance FM show.
A Writer, an Actor, a P.R. and an New York Stand-up walk into an Edinburgh Festival bar...
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is back, but much smaller after the ravages of Covid. What do the participants think about this year? What about the future? Nick Hennegan talks to actor Tim Marriott, New York stand-up Jack Dennis, Assembly PR Hannah Bradley Croall and Assembly Marketer, Daniel Saunders in the Assembly Festival Gardens, for Resonance FM and Bohemian Britain.com
Tim Marriott - Shell Shock and Sherlock Holmes!
LIVE FROM THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL. Nick Hennegan talks to actor Tim Marriott (TV's Brittas Empire) about his compelling, contemporary drama, Shell Shock - written with veteran Neil Watkin, his new Sherlock Holmes flavoured premier Watson and his company, Smokescreen Productions.
Edinburgh Festival ‘21 part 3.
Edingburgh Festival ‘ 21 part Deux!
Edinburgh or bust in 2021
Edinburgh International Book Festival '21
After a year away, the Edinburgh International Book Festival returns in August. Nick Hennegan talks to Festival Director Nick Barley about what we can expect. See the video at www.BohemianBritain.com
Nick Hennegan looks at the writers and artists of Aberdovey in Wales.
It’s coming home! Fringe and Soccer madness!
The Fitzrovia Arts Festival Launch Party - Live!
To celebrate the return of the Fitzrovia Arts Festival, Nick Hennegan went to the opening event in Warren Mews, London, W1. There he meets (and tries to drink with!) the locals... who are writers, artists, historians, gallery owners, Soho tailors and office workers, all sharing a love for a unique and hidden part of London. And this gem of an area almost throws up the truth about... Jack the Ripper! (Sort of..!)
Soho and Fitzrovia Arts on a quiet Sunday
Commemorating W.B. Yeats in London (Audio version)
An interview with broadcaster Nick Hennegan - on Resonance 104.4fm and the Maverick Theatre Company YouTube Channel and BohemianBritain.com - and poet and critic Cahal Dallat about an ambitious project to raise £135,000 to celebrate W.B Yeats and his upbringing in Bedford Park, Chiswick, West London - the first Artists suburb in the world! Audio version. Video to follow.
For more information see www.wbyeatsbedfordpark.com
CELEBRATING Sherlock Holmes.
Nick Hennegan celebrates the birthday of writer Arthur Conan Doyle with a rare vintage radio episode of Doyle's most famous creation, Sherlock Holmes.
The French House Pub Art Auction.
Nick Hennegan talks to landlady Lesley Lewis and manager Hilary Heath about their efforts to save one of Soho's most unique pubs, The French House in Dean Street.
Behind the Rose Playhouse - Shakespeare's first Theatre
Nick Hennegan talks to the Rose Playhouse in London, about its fascinating history and a new series of webinars with some of their famous supporters, including Dame Janet Suzman.
www.BohemianBritain.comNick Hennegan with Linda Shannon and Celia Gilbert See the video at https://youtu.be/-j7UOBbs7LU
A rare and Covid-ridden update! April '21.
Nick stays on message by catching Covid-19. Pubs gardens reopen in England, a possible pop-up shop in Leicester Square and Creative Producers might be heading to the Edinburgh Festival! www.CreativeProducers.Club
Sherlock Holmes, Tron the Movie and Robin Williams!
Nick Hennegan talks to writer Bonnie Macbird about her new series of Sherlock Holmes novels; how she came to work in Hollywood and created and wrote the Tron series of films - and how she discovered comedian Robin Williams!
Inside the Royal Society of Literature
Nick Hennegan talks to Annette Brook and Daljit Nagra from the Royal Society of Literature in London, about a 200 year old institution with a very modern outlook.
SpeakEasy Cabaret 2
Recorded live at the Wheatsheaf Pub in Soho for Nick Hennegan's Resonance 104.4FM radio show 'Literary London'. This episode features two memoirs; a moving recollection by Nick himself from his BRMB Radio days and an hilarious story from writer Zoe Antoniades' youth!
Virgin writers and the SpeakEasy Cabaret
Nick Hennegan launches a new book he'd like you to write for - about pubs - and we go inside a pub to hear 2 new writers at Nick's SpeakEasy Cabaret night in Soho. Recorded before restrictions. Part Two next week.
The Bloomsbury Festival, London.
Nick Hennegan talks to Rosemary Richards, director of the Bloomsbury Festival about Bloomsbury, coping with COVID, filming live events and the future. Broadcast on 'Literary London' on Resonance FM, you can also see the interview on the Maverick Theatre Company's YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/PWTjtEZtfbo
Tolkien, Kipling and Covid!
Nick Hennegan returns to Literary London on Resonance 104.4fm celebrating a death and a birthday, from the Lord of the Rings and Jungle Book creators . And get in touch if you've been effected by Covid 19. Nick's making a show about it!
Literary Christmas Requests
Well! It's been a weird and often tragic 2020. So Nick Hennegan put out a call on social media for Literary Requests for his Resonance 104.4FM Radio show. And here is the first episode of his listeners rather eclectic choice.
Featuring the theme music from A Christmas Carol by Robbie Williams, a beautiful version of a Dylan Thomas poem by Cerys Matthews and the charity single Christmas In Soho, amongst others.
Contact Nick on radio @ MaverickTheatre . co . uk if you'd like a mention!
Boston Terrier, California and the Riverside Studios.
Edgar Allan Poe - in Chelsea, London and New York
For his Resonance 104.4FM radio show, Nick Hennegan talks via Zoom to American writer, Eric Chase about Edgar Allan Poe.
We’re voted No 2 ‘must follow’ Bohemian podcast on the web!
Autumn update from London
Online Festivals. and the most 'writerly' place in the world?
For his Resonance 104.4FM radio show, Nick Hennegan talks to Cahal Dallet, Irish Poet and Critic, about their now on-line festival, WB Yeats and Chiswick in West London.
Also now on the Literary London Pub Crawl website and YouTube channel.
May 2020 - Edinburgh Festival, a book reading and the lockdown.
West London People’s Theatre Company
To Anchor or not to Anchor. That is the question!
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.
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 Crawl.com
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.
Tales from the Edinburgh Fringe Episode 5
Notes from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 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.
Edinburgh Festival 2019 - Part 2
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 19 Part One
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 www.LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com
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! 👌 www.Maverick-theatre.com
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. www.Maverick-Theatre.com
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!
Hoarding Podcast coming soon
Nick Hennegan talks with TOM WALKER, PUBLISHING DIRECTOR OF THE FOLIO SOCIETY, LONDON for his Resonance 104.4 and London Literary Pub Crawl Podcast.
Rudyard Kipling and George Orwell
Nick Hennegan marks the passing of two great British authors.
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!)
New Years Eve 2018
Daughter of Pigspurt Ep 3 - podcast 85
Daughter Of Pigspurt Part 2 ; Episode 84
Daughter of Pigspurt! - Episode 83.
Ep 82 - 'In Yer Ear' Spoken word launch, Part 1
Ep 81 - Writers of Chiswick, London
Peter Pan in London!
Nick’s Edinburgh Eulogies End of week Zero!
Edinburgh Eulogies 2!
Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Day Zero!
The Marilyn Conspiricy - Episode 74
Writerly West Wales!
The Bingo Caller of Soho!
Nick in Birmingham- the new East London!
A right Royal wedding!
9 Mar 2018
8 January 2018
Dylan Thomas Day
Twitter hack and a ebook live!
Hamlet in Verse?!? And sunshine in London!
Meeting Henry V, Hamlet and hipster publishers!
Episode 64 - London Book Fair and Beatles!
Nick at The Nash!
April 23, 2018
April 22, 2018
Brian Ferry Annie Lennox London Book Fair and Shakespeare!
At The London Book Fair - Part One.
Return to Resonance 104.4 FM
Back to Resonance FM...
29 Mar 2018
Stratford upon Avon and an Edinburgh Webinar!
March 15, 2018
Camden Literature and Tudor Soho!
Wales Week in London - the Media Debate!
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