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The Guilty Feminist

Comedy / The Guilty Feminist

Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience.

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Poetry London Autumn 2019 Readings

Words at Kings Place

The very special launch of the Autumn issue of Poetry London features live readings from Lucy Mercer, Mona Arshi, Clore Prize judge Sasha Dugdale and the three winners of the 2019 Prize, and Poet Laureate Simon Armitage.

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Steve Richards presents Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics

Words / Rock 'n' Roll Politics

Political commentator and broadcaster, Steve Richards, presents his latest behind-the-scenes guide to the epic dramas and the characters shaping seismic events.

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Pre-Concert Talk: Aurora Principal Players reflect on 15 years of Aurora

Free / Aurora Orchestra

Principal Players from Aurora Orchestra reflect on 15 years and look back on the orchestra’s journey of becoming one of the world’s most dynamic and creative forces in orchestral music.

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Nature’s Hidden Nature

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

The science: Learn about quantum biology – the role quantum mechanics plays in biological processes. The music: This cantata is one for horn fans, with a prominent natural horn complementing the soprano singer.

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Classic Album Sundays presents Beverley Knight

Words at Kings Place

Beverley will be interviewed by BBC 6 Music host Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy on the iconic female vocalists Chaka Khan and Aretha Franklin and the influence they have had on her own work.

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Melvyn Bragg introduces Simon Schama on Rembrandt

Words at Kings Place

Melvyn Bragg, ambassador for the Friends of Kenwood, is introducing friend and fellow Rembrandt enthusiast Simon Schama for a talk on their favourite artist.

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Women in Frame: Gillian Clarke and Claire Eastgate

Words / Venus Unwrapped

At a time when extraordinary women poets are lighting up the face of contemporary poetry, Poet in the City invites you to the launch of an ambitious project painting the foundations for a new female legacy.

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The Breakup Monologues

Comedy at Kings Place

A chat show and podcast about ghosting, divorce parties, open relationships and more hosted by award-winning comedian, author and accidental relationship guru Rosie Wilby.

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Classic Album Sundays: Terri Lyne Carrington on Nina Simone

Words / EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

Classic Album Sundays founder and BBC 6music host Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy will be joined by EFG London Jazz Festival artist in residence Terri Lyne Carrington on Sunday November 17th at Kings Place to take in an in depth look at one of Terri’s favourite albums, Nina Simone Black Gold.

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Seamus Heaney: Blackbird

Words / Poet in the City

A major poet of the twentieth century, Seamus Heaney is well known for his rich depictions of his native Ireland.

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Standard Issue: International Men's Day Eve

Words at Kings Place

Join the Standard Issue team for an International Men’s Day (Eve) special of the regular In Conversation panel, but this time the birds let some men do a bit of talking.

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Crick Crack Club presents... The Frog Princess Punked

Words / Venus Unwrapped

Pioneering storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton and an all-girl band The Swamp Girls weld together punk songs, scratch animation and an epic fairytale about the perils of annexing the wild.

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – The Creativity Code

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

The science: Could computers put composers out of job? The music: To mark the start of Advent, the Orchestra plays one of Bach’s Christmas cantatas, full of anticipation for the big day.

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The Guilty Feminist

Comedy / The Guilty Feminist

Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience.

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Standard Issue

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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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People Family Matinee

Comedy at Kings Place

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Steve Richards presents Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics Special

Words / Christmas

With British politics on the edge of a cliff, Steve Richards looks back at a crazy year and looks ahead to what is likely to be an even more seismic 2020.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People

Comedy / Christmas

Robin Ince brings back his annual celebration combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more. With special guests.

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Unsilent Spring: George Monbiot, Chris Watson & Ewan McLennan

Words / Nature Unwrapped

Celebrated activist and author, George Monbiot, is joined by sound recordist and artist-in-residence Chris Watson. With music by Ewan McLennan.

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Storytelling - Step Carefully in the Forest

Words / Nature Unwrapped

Storyteller Matthew Crampton and pianist Olga Jegunova bring two mighty tales for a dark winter afternoon.

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