Fri, 7 April 2017
Alan Ginsberg was one of the seminal American 'Beat Poets' of his generation. Nick Hennegan looks at his life and plays some rare recordings - including the once hugely controversial poem 'Howl'
Wed, 29 March 2017
Celebrating St Patrick's Day, Nick Hennegan introduces interviews from the past about famous Irish Writers Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh and Sean O'Casey.
Direct download: Behan.20Kavanagh202620O27Casey20-20233A033A20172C2017.48.mp3
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Sat, 4 March 2017
Nick Hennegan looks at Anthony Burgess' most famous work - A Clockwork Orange - with a podcast from the Anthony Burgess Foundation and music from the Stanley Kubrick film. First broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM - London's Art Station.
Sat, 25 February 2017
Nick Hennegan celebrates the centenary of the birth of Anthony Burgess - with two guest podcasts! One from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation and another featuring the author himself reading the first chapter of his most famous hit 'A Clockwork Orange'.
Direct download: Anthony20Burgess2010020-20223A023A20172C2017.26.mp3
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Fri, 10 February 2017
Nick Hennegan presents his weekly radio show on Resonance 104.4FM. This week he wants to hear from you about ASMR - and reads two short stories to celebrate the birthday this week of Charles Dickens.
Direct download: Charles20Dickens20Birthday20-20103A023A20172C2018.08.mp3
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Sat, 28 January 2017
This week on 'Literary London', join Nick Hennegan at the after show discussion from The Orchard Cafe in Ealing where writers, actors and audiences talk about the four new play extracts we played last week - and which can be heard on this podcast. And there’s a chance for you to vote for your favourite at AirPlayScript.com
We also celebrate Burns night. with a classic poem!
Direct download: AirPlayScript20120Talkback20and20Burns20night20-20263A013A20172C2016.02.mp3
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Thu, 19 January 2017
Four recordings as part of AirPlayScript.com
Nick Hennegan presents four play excerpts as part of a new radio play competition. Four plays were selected to be performed at the Orchard Cafe, in Ealing, London.
Hear ten minute excerpts of the winning shortlist...
NAT - THE DENTAL DOCTOR. Written by Jon Baker
SYSTEM FAILURE: Mission Number 5. Written by Leah Ashfield
THE EXPORTS. Written by James Elliott
FESTIVE SPIRIT. Written by Anna Ferris
PLEASE VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE PLAY. THE MOST POPULAR WILL BE SELECTED FOR FULL PRODUCTION IN FRONT OF A LIVE AUDIENCE LATER IN THE YEAR. We'd ask if you could make a donation too, to enable us to fund the full production.
The after show discussion will be available here soon too.
Katie Wells - graduate of E15 and the voice of Rimmel, London!
Shaun Mendum - An Elmhurst boy, hot out of CATS.
Hillary Field - known to Ealing audiences for previous performances in 10x4
Claire-Marie Hall - worked opposite actors such as Ronnie Corbett, Caroline Quentin and Liza Tarbuck and just finished Panto in Manchester! Oh yes she has…!
Peter Sarasen - another local Ealing actor-laddy, just finished working with the BBC.
Fred Harris - local actor and good egg, now retired, but famous for PlaySchool and other iconic TV offerings.
Directed by Nick Hennegan
Direct download: AirPlayScript120Ealing20Plays20-20TX20203A013A20172C2018.42.mp3
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Sun, 20 November 2016
Nick Hennegan talks all things Dylan Thomas at the Wheatsheaf Pub in London - after a wreath laying ceremony at Westminster Abbey.
Sat, 29 October 2016
A classic tale for Halloween, by non other than Rudyard Kipling! His 1904 story, 'They'
Thu, 14 July 2016
Writer Lucy Beresford talks to Nick Hennegan from The London Literary Pub Crawl about her new book Hungry For Love. She also talks about her sex-therapy, radio and TV career and how she started in the business.