The Literary London podcast. (general)

Nick Hennegan attends a brilliant Royal National Theatre revival of Absolute Hell - a play about a drinking club in Soho, London - then goes to a modern drinking club in London - the Poetry Cafe - to celebrate the third International Dylan Thomas Day! 

Join Nick Hennegan for episode three of the London Book Fair - with writer Jon-Jon, a 'Walking Dead' TV show bar and find out which 60's icon turned down The Beatles as a backing band! @LondonBookFair

Join Nick Hennegan for his radio show 'Literary London' on Resonance 104.4fm. With The Bookseller Magazine, Brian Ferry and Annie Lennox singing Shakespeare! 

Writer Nick Hennegan takes his mic to the London Book Fair and gets the stories behind the stories, as it were...!

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Nick Hennegan, award winning writer and director, returns to Resonance 104.4Fm with his weekly 'Literary London' radio show. This week he celebrates Martin Luther King and hears from Irish writer, Sean O'Casey about 'The Plough and The Stars', currently playing at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

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Writer Nick Hennegan takes a personal look back at some of the creative highlights of 2017.  It includes music from The Royal Court production of Road and the new version of A Christmas Carol and US politician Hillary Clinton talking about Russia, sexism, her political future and what George Bush said about Donald Trump's inauguration!


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Nick Hennegan celebrates Christmas in Soho with some of the artists past and present who live and work there.  Includes the fab Christmas in Soho song with Dusty O and The Soho Cares Singers, Guy Masterson with Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales and the Pogues, A Rainy Night In Soho.  And Nick may relent and play that other famous Pogues Christmas tune!

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Join Nick Hennegan for Christmas in a London Pub.  With music and poetry from Cerys Matthews and new music from Robb Williams' acclaimed score from the new theatre production of A Christmas Carol.  Nick also has late-night reminiscences with local Londoners from Hammersmith, Ireland and Notting Hill.

Links from this podcast -

Thanks to The Raven Pub and their staff -

Cerys Matthews -

A Christmas Carol -

Robb Williams - Composer -


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After 32 years, Gerry O'Brian is hanging up his beer glasses. On his last night at his beloved The Churchill Arms in Kensington, London, Nick Hennegan joins Gerry and locals, journalists, brewery workers and rowdy regulars for an emotional night in a London pub.

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William Blake, Jah Wobble, Counting Crows, William Wordsworth, Dylan Thomas, Richard Burton and others! Nick Hennegan presents another Summer literary and musical mix-up.

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