The Voice Magazine Podcast

The Voice Magazine Podcast Podcast

Creative artist interviews from the team at Voice. If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve produced and the culture they’ve been enjoying. If you liked this podcast please consider helping us to make more with a donation of any amount at voicemag.uk/donate.

Interview with Joanne Roughton-Arnold, singer and founder of formidAbility
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Joanne Roughton-Arnold, singer and founder of formidAbility. Have you considered how concerts can be made more accessible and welcoming to diverse audiences? Joanne shares her experience of being a visually-impaired performer alongside practical ways we can all promote inclusivity in the arts industry. If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Sat...

Interview with with Shaniqua Benjamin, activist and writer
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with writer and activist Shaniqua Benjamin. Are you looking for inspiration to start that writing project? Then this is definitely a podcast for you, as Shaniqua shares some advice for budding writers, and discusses her passion for young artists.  If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve produced and ...

Interview with Jess Green, performance poet
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with performance poet and writer Jess Green. Alongside learning about how to get into a creative career, Jess runs us through how her creative process has changed as a result of Covid-19 and what it was like writing poetry celebrating the culture of Leicester during a regional lockdown. If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they tal...


Interview with with Michelle Sewell, Hack Theatre
In the following podcast, you'll hear the  edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Michelle Sewell from Hack Theatre, who presented a series of short films and interviews which explore inclusivity in the arts industry. Do you want to learn how to ensure we’re making the arts & culture industry more accessible and diverse? Get ready for practical insights from Michelle. If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where t...

Interview with Robbie Gordon, Wonder Fools
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Robbie Gordon who is the co-founder of Scottish theatre company Wonder Fools. Ever wondered what it’s like to write theatre for an online audience? Well wonder no more Robbie runs us through what it was like creating their new digital season. If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve produced and ...

Interview with Rhiannon Faith, choreographer
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Rhiannon Faith, the day after her show Drowntown Lockdown premiered online. Drowntown Lockdown explores the isolation faced by residents of British seaside towns, and Rhiannon shares her thoughts on how we can face disappointments in light of Covid-19.  If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve pr...


Interview with Rhiannon Faith, choreographer
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Rhiannon Faith, the day after her show Drowntown Lockdown premiered online. Drowntown Lockdown explores the isolation faced by residents of British seaside towns, and Rhiannon shares her thoughts on how we can face disappointments in light of Covid-19.  If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve pr...

Interview with Tamsin Shasha, Actors of Dionysus
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Tamsin Shasha from Actors of Dionysus, a theatre company who reinterpret and perform Ancient Greek mythology. Tamsin shares her experiences of art-making during lockdown and gives us an idea of what we can expect from Actors of Dionysus in the future.  If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve pro...

Interview with Tamsin Shasha, Actors of Dionysus
In the following podcast, you'll hear the edited audio of Sienna’s live Instagram interview with Tamsin Shasha from Actors of Dionysus, a theatre company who reinterpret and perform Ancient Greek mythology. Tamsin shares her experiences of art-making during lockdown and gives us an idea of what we can expect from Actors of Dionysus in the future.  If you are looking for another podcast to listen to, the Contributors release the Voice Extra Podcast every Saturday, where they talk about the pieces they’ve pro...


Voice interviews Jose Canseco, festival producer and theatre-maker
Assistant Editor Sienna interviews theatre-maker and festival producer Jose Canseco about his experience co-producing a digital arts festival amid Covid-19 and lockdown in the UK. Jose tells us more about the vision behind Virtual Variety Fest and how it has created an online community of international artists during a time of job-loss and isolation. Jose also advises budding theatre-makers on his experience of the theatre industry.  We interviewed Jose and his co-producer Maria Cuervo on Voice voicemag.uk/...

Voice interviews David Slater, artistic director of Entelechy Arts
Assistant Editor Sienna caught up with the artistic director of Entelechy Arts, David Slater, live on Instagram. Entelechy Arts is a London-based community arts organisation aiming to give a voice to the marginalised. David advises young creatives on how they can uphold their communities and fight racism as well as sharing some of the fascinating projects delivered by Entelechy Arts.    To find out more about Entelechy Arts’ work, visit their website entelechyarts.org and follow them on Instagram @entelechy...

Voice interviews Darius Shu and Arron Blake
Darius Shu and Arron Blake co-wrote, directed and produced the Tribeca nominated short film His Hands and Assistant Editor Sienna got the chance to interview the team live on Instagram. Darius and Arron share advice for artists creating work on a limited budget as well as speaking to the reception their short film has received in the light of Covid-19.  If you’d like to watch His Hands, you can find the film on Amazon Prime: amazon.co.uk/His-Hands-Arron-Blake/dp/B07WPG85QK.  Darius Shu and Arron are on Inst...


Voice interviews Jay Martin, film-maker
Film-maker and documentary producer Jay Martin joins Assistant Editor Sienna on Instagram for a live interview. Redt’Blue is a documentary short exploring the historic swing in the 2017 election when Mansfield swung from Labour to Conservative. Jay shares the story of the documentary Redt’Blue and how this project is both community-focussed and pertinent to the current political landscape. Jay also advises artists on how to create a winning Kickstarter campaign to fund artistic work. Information about Redt’...

Voice interviews Benjamin Gale, field recordist
What does it mean to be a sound artist? Assistant Editor Sienna catches up with Benjamin Gale about this unique creative career in a live Instagram interview. Benjamin tells us more about his experience in the field recording at the Gilet Jaune protests in Toulouse, France. If you are interested in sound and its role in sensory experience, a career in sound artistry could be for you; Benjamin shares his route into the arts industry and advice for young creatives. You can find Benjamin’s work at the Gilet Ja...

Voice interviews Amy Worthington, actress and podcast host
Assistant Editor Sienna interviews Amy Worthington, actress and host of The Irrelevant Actor podcast, via Instagram live. If you’re looking for tips on how to kick-start a podcast and start recording from home then Amy has the perfect advice, having started her podcast whilst studying at drama school. For the budding actors and actresses out there, Amy also has a few thoughts to share on how we can diversify and improve the arts industry. You can find The Irrelevant Actor podcast here: theirrelevantactor.co...


Interview with Kieran Kiggell, UKSCN
Voice Contributor Sadhana Narayanan interviewed Kieran Kiggell, a young activist, who is part UKSCN, an organisation inspired by the Friday for Future. A written transcript of the interview can be found on Voice: https://www.voicemag.uk/interview/7269/interview-with-kieran-kiggell-ukscn You can find Sadhana and all the Voice Contributors on Voice: https://www.voicemag.uk and they also post on Instagram @voice.extra Intro and outro music: Thief in the Night by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmus...

Voice interviews author Serena Kaur
Assistant editor Sienna James took to Instagram to interview debut novelist Serena Kaur. In a wide-ranging interview they discuss inspiration behind the book, bringing diversity to the literature scene, top tips for new writers, and what it's like publishing a book while the world is in lockdown.  You can also read an interview we conducted with Serena on Voice by following this link: https://www.voicemag.uk/interview/7024/i-had-to-learn-to-stand-by-my-work-says-debut-novelist-serena-kaur Sienna does weekly...

Voice interviews musician Nicola Bragg-Hart
Nicola Bragg-Hart is taking the sting out of quarantine with a singing voice that’s enough to lift anyone’s spirits, during these most of uncertain times. Voice Contributor Saskia Calliste interviews her about the inspiration behind her songs, how she stays motivated and what she thinks about the future of how we consume artistry. Find more great interviews on voicemag.uk. The Voice Contributors also have their own podcast ‘Voice Extra’, and can be found on Instagram voice.extra. Intro and outro music: Thi...


Find out about the Voice Extra podcast
We briefly speak to Voice Contributor Oluwatayo Adewole about the Voice Extra Podcast. It's a weekly podcast where he talks to other Voice Contributors about the work the do, the articles they've written, and what they have been up to in the world of art and culture.  Subscribe now by heading over to anchor.fm/voice-extra Credits: Thief in the Night by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4521-thief-in-the-night License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/...

Voice interviews poet and psychologist Sanah Ahsan
Voice Contributor Sam Nead talks to Sanah Ahsan about  her latest experience in the BBC's ‘Performance Live: The Way Out’, her doctorate on whiteness in clinical psychology, and how spoken word can be used to help mental health. The interview transcript is available on https://www.voicemag.uk/blog/7139/interview-with-sanah-ahsan-poet-presenter-and-trainee-clinical-psychologist If you are looking for another great podcast to listen to, the Voice Contributors actually run their own podcast, available at Voice...

Welcome to the Voice Magazine Podcast
Welcome to the Voice Magazine podcast, where you’ll hear interviews with artists and creatives, as well as wider conversation about the creative and culture sectors.  Find more great interviews on voicemag.uk. The Voice Contributors also have their own podcast ‘Voice Extra’, and can be found on Instagram voice.extra. Intro and outro music: Thief in the Night by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4521-thief-in-the-night License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/...


Get Gold Inspiration Podcast
Hello, podcast lovers! It has been a long time but we are back once more, and this time we are talking about how to achieve Gold Arts Award. Deputy Editor Tom talks to three Gold Arts Award achievers about their experiences. They touch on some potential news stories that could serve as inspiration for your Unit 1, Part D: Form an Opinion. They conclude by giving their top tops. So if you are wanting to push yourself and get Gold, this will be a great resource. Guests Joshua - Administrative and ...

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Edinburgh Special
Count your lucky stars as the Voice podcast is back for a one off special! Tom is joined by 4 of the YNL’s who accompanied him up to Edinburgh Festival Fringe to do reviewing for Arts Award Voice. Late at night having spent all day reviewing shows, the team sit back, take a few minutes to reflect on what they had seen and experienced. We talk about our favourite shows, the reviewing process we each go through, and what we are looking forward to for the remainder of our stay. If you are in Edinburgh at...

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Episode 6 - Goodbye doesn’t mean forever
Yes, it is true, we are on the 6th and final podcast of the final series, but rather than peter out, or be a huge disappointment like other end of series shows (looking at you, Lost!), we decided to go large or go home! This XXL sized podcast had so much in it that we simply had to make it slightly longer, but the content is definitely worth it. For the final time of this series, enjoy features such as Arts News Headlines, discussion pieces, and not one, but TWO interviews! We also hear from some o...

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Episode 5 - War and Work
It’s Art and War on Voice this month, and I’d like to counter Edwin Starr by suggesting that war is indeed good for something. As you may have seen, a lot of significant art work has been created in the presence of conflict, and has served as inspiration for some creative ways of commemorating the brave fallen. As always we have features such as 'Art News Headlines', 'YNL Watch', and the aptly titled 'Discussion Section'. If you enjoyed this podcast then please do visit www.artsawardvoice.com and let...

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Episode 4 - Residential Special
That's right ladies and gentlemen, this podcast is recorded LIVE at the Youth Network Leader's residential in the lovely Norden Farm, a Good Practice Centre for Arts Award. For those of you who download podcasts every day, yes this is the same version that was previously titled "Youth Network and Young People", just with some more scrupulous editing. Those who were missing her last time will be pleased to know that Flossie was tracked down, and will once again be reading you your monthly news headline...

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Episode 3 - Photoshop and Flying Solo
Roll up, roll up, the month of April cometh to a end, and that means you get another Voice podcast! The first thing to note about this episode is the absence of Flossie, Content Editor for Voice. This meant that Tom had to fly solo this month, but the show retained its great content delivery structure. As always we had the Arts Award Voice headlines, before briefly dipping into YNL Watch. After that, Tom hopped onto his soap box to announce the new Arts Award Voice viral video, which this time focu...

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Episode 2 - Congratulations and Children’s Books
Arts Award Voice is proud to bring you the second podcast in their new series, and what a cracker it is! As always, we start by bringing you the latest headline news in the arts world. We hear from Josh and Mollie, two of our YNL's who have some exciting news to share with you. We also hear from Sally, who is collaborating with Mollie to bring an exchange event to Swindon. We discuss the fashion industry, and question the lack of illustrations in adult literature. Author and musician Joe Craig comes ...

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Episode 1- Soft Subjects & Savage
The very first in a series of Arts Award Voice podcasts! In this show we have a discussion on the perception of 'soft' GCSE subjects, a round up of some of the news happening in the arts world and catch up on some of the projects our Youth Network Leaders have been running. We also bring you an exclusive interview with musician Josh Savage, who also provided the music for this show. All of his music and touring information can be found on joshsavagemusic.com Brought to you in association with ...

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