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Standard Issue hosted by Sarah Millican with special guests Helen Lederer and Jayde Adams

Words at Kings Place

The Standard Issue podcast is a magazine for ears, founded by Sarah Millican, made by women for women, and covering everything women are interested in – so, y’know… everything.

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Don McCullin in conversation with Fergal Keane

Words at Kings Place

Join one of the greatest British photographers of our time, Sir Don McCullin, in conversation with multi-award winning foreign correspondent Fergal Keane OBE.

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Lisa O'Neill + Kú Kilian

Folk at Kings Place

Now a shining light on the nu-folk scene, O’Neill is ‘one of Ireland’s most original young singer songwriters’ (Guardian). Her distinctive voice – part Cavan growl, part lament – is ‘utterly unique (and) simply can’t be ignored’ (fROOTS).

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Global Pillage

Comedy / Global Pillage

Global Pillage is a comedy panel show podcast all about idiom, culture, customs and norms. Hosted by Deborah Frances-White – host of The Guilty Feminist Podcast.

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Flook

Folk at Kings Place

The flutes of Brian Finnegan and Sarah Allen, the guitar of Ed Boyd and the bodhran of John Joe Kelly weave and spin traditionally rooted tunes into the breathtaking sound of the groundbreaking band Flook.

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Héloïse Werner & The Hermes Experiment

Contemporary / Venus Unwrapped

Soprano and composer Héloïse Werner performs her beguiling solo opera exploring language and identity, The Other Side Of The Sea, written in collaboration with poet Octavia Bright, visual artist Jessie Rodger and director Emily Burns.

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Knightmare Live

Comedy at Kings Place

Knightmare Live is the critically-acclaimed stage adaption of the cult television show Knightmare, a colourful mixture of comedy, improvisation, gaming and nostalgia.

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Pharis & Jason Romero

Folk at Kings Place

Canadian musicians and celebrated instrument makers Pharis & Jason Romero sing vibrant duets, write deadly songs, play handmade banjos and love old acoustic guitars.

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The Complete Guide to the History of Women Composers

Learning / Venus Unwrapped

The Venus Unwrapped series includes just 100 of the 6,000 known historical female composers, we explore the background of the series with a group of exciting speakers.

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Stile Antico

Classical / Venus Unwrapped

In this fascinating programme, Stile Antico shines a light on an often-neglected repertoire, bringing to life women from the Renaissance through song.

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Jazz Re:freshed present: Sarah Tandy and Rosie Turton

Jazz / Venus Unwrapped

Jazz Re:freshed present two exciting upcoming talents. Sarah Tandy is an inspiring bandleader and keyboard player, while Rosie Turton’s Quintet blends the sound of trombone, violin and electronics over a bed of interlocking grooves and soundscapes.

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English Symphony Orchestra

Classical / Venus Unwrapped

The LCMS’s second concert in the Venus Unwrapped series, with the ESO and Kenneth Woods, celebrates not only women in music, but also Czech music and the solo piano.

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Jenna Reid & Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

Folk at Kings Place

One of Shetland’s finest and most accomplished modern-day fiddlers, Jenna Reid is joined by long-time accompanist Harris Playfair, and the genre-defying string ensemble Mr McFall’s Chamber.

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Cornelius Cardew Concerts Trust: 50th-Anniversary Concert

Classical at Kings Place

Cornelius Cardew Concerts Trust celebrates its 50th Anniversary with Michael Chant and Howard Skempton’s String Quartets.

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Sylvia Plath: Life between the Lines

Words / Venus Unwrapped

Blurring the lines between life and art, Sylvia Plath took her personal experiences and wove them into the very fabric of her poetry.

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Baltic Crossing

Folk at Kings Place

Baltic Crossing combine their affinity for old dance music and respect for each other’s rich musical traditions to bring a new, youthful energy to the folk music of Europe.

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Eli Keszler

Contemporary / Luminate

The New York-based drummer and composer continually grapples with the interaction between sound and environment, transforming physical and virtual spaces through his performances, recordings, and installations.

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Nikki Yeoh and Zoe Rahman

Jazz / Venus Unwrapped

A special evening with music by two ground-breaking contemporary composers, Nikki Yeoh and Zoe Rahman.

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Roomful of Teeth

Contemporary / Venus Unwrapped

Through study with masters from vocal traditions the world over, the eight-voice ensemble continually expands its vocabulary of singing techniques and forges a new repertoire without borders.

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Red Priest

Classical / London Chamber Music Society

Red Priest return to their roots with a programme of Baroque classics, arranged and performed with the quartet’s trademark energy.

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Alexandra Stréliski

Contemporary / Venus Unwrapped

One of the rare women in the neoclassical world, Alexandra Stréliski creates music that enthralls listeners, filling their minds with rich, cinematic images.

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Cryptic presents: Ela Orleans

Contemporary at Kings Place

Cryptic, in association with Night School Records, presents multi-instrumentalist and singer, Ela Orleans, in an intimate audio-visual staging of her new album, Movies for Ears – a richly textured retrospective of her songs spanning a decade of recordings.

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Inside the Comedian with Humphrey Ker

Comedy at Kings Place

In this spoof interview show, David Reed interviews professional comedians about a career they never had.

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Ligeti Quartet – Consciousness

Classical / Venus Unwrapped

What does the brain sound like? Neuroscientist and composer Cliff Kerr explores what happens when performers become composers by translating their brain activity in real time into musical scores.

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