n quentin woolf

novelist; broadcaster

Posted 4 years, 11 months ago at 3:26 PM.

the arts show

Please click the show date to listen to the orginal broadcast, see guest pictures and read the show blog for that episode.

April 8th, 2010: a new listener

Julia Bird – Director, Poet

Kate Rowles – Artist Filmmaker, Video artist

Jasmine Cooray – Writer, Poet, and Creative Innovator

April 1st, 2010: music mash

Paul Skawinski – Musician

Mick Frangou – Visual Artist and Musician

March 29th, 2010: r.i.p.p.c.

Sarah Ruff – Clown

Lee Berwick – Audiophile

Carmina Masoliver-Marlow – Poet

March 18th, 2010: making changes

Laura Burdon-Manley and Ben Charland – Artistic Directors

Roisin Murray – Storyteller, Workshop Leader and Educator

Fiona Yaron-Field – Photograper

January 28th, 2010: material issues

Silvia Ziranek – Performance Artist, Sculptor, Photographer and Writer

Alexander Wendt – Sonic Arts and Electronic Music

Jennifer Kavanagh – Author, Independent Literary Agent, Associate Tutor

January 20th, 2010: tune in

Mikey Kirkpatrick – Flautist Composer/Producer

Mel Simpson and Sean Bright – Choreographer and Guitarist

Penny Pepper and Jo Cox – Writer, Performance Poet and Cello Player

January 12th, 2010: portraits of the artists

David Harker – Artist

Daniel Holme – Performer

December 9th, 2009: to be and not to be

Dominique Baron Bonarjee – Performer, Artist

Clive Niall – Author, Teacher

Aude Fondard and Barbara Bianchi – Artists

December 3rd, 2009: recycle, restore

Ying Tan and Amy McDonnell

Carlos Franklin

Klaus Kruse

Fran Isherwood

November 26th, 2009: guardians

Carl Hoare

Suresh Patel

Vivi Lachs

Rowen Bridler and Xoán Castiñeira

November 18th, 2009: november 17th

Blanche Vissaro – Pianist

Ian Giles

Rebecca Greig

Sophie Mayer

Verity Coombe

November 17th, 2009: instant calmer

Mismis Tshaba

Soheila Keyani

Heidi Rustgaard and Hanna Gillgren – Directors

November 11th, 2009: artistic consciousness

Malcolm Jamieson

Ash Gardner

Andreas Grant – Poet

Paul Squire

Katherine Hayes

October 28th, 2009: on partnerships

Mohammed Yahya

Naomi Woddis and Dzifa Benson

Nora Connelly – Poet

Sergei Ivanov and Ms Chan

Nicola Anthony

October 21st, 2009: for the love of it

Russ Willey

Stephen Guy

Polly Rodgers

Joe Shellard – Magician

October 21st, 2009: building conversations

Rehan Qayoom – Poet

Sunnie Dae

Ken Worpole

Jemma Skidmore

October 6th, 2009: sleepless in whitechapel

Alex Walker and Alex Thomas


Alex Farrell and Kleibans

Fran Millican-Slater

Gareth Williams

Adrian Morris

September 30th, 2009: in the envelope

Karen Andrea – Lawyer/Writer

Luke Styles – Musician

Tim Orpen – Clarinettist

Jacob Sam La Rose – Poet

The Darlingtons

Francesco Benenato – Visual Artist

September 23rd, 2009: the dark

Inua Ellams

Daniella Pisani and Nathan Morris

Lingo Scott

Georgia Coles-Riley

Riz Maslen

September 15th, 2009: follow, follow, follow

Anna Cornish and Konstantina Kapinidou

Sabrina Mahfouz – Performance Poet

Stan Stanley

September 9th, 2009: reach

James Hesford – Composer

Lucy Tomlins and Marsha Bradfield

David Snoo Wilson

September 2nd, 2009: big fan

Christopher Preston

Jose Campos and Oliver Herbert – Dancers

August 24th, 2009: drumroll, please

Malik Tebrizli – Drummer

Nihat Tsolak – Drummer

Rosie Cooper

Nathan Penlington – Poet

Steve McGregor

Maddy Wynne-Jones – Choreographer

August 21st, 2009: mugshots

Amelia Robinson

Ian Bruce

Jude Simpson

Mel Venables

August 13th, 2009: poems of the underground

Jo Dobbin – Poet

August 11th, 2009: green room stories

Jo Dobbin – Poet

Joe Coppard

Maddy Wynne-Jones – Choreographer

August 5th, 2009: fulsome talent

Robin Boothroyd – Poet

Matt Battle

July 28th, 2009: show

Steve McGregor

The River Ouse – Singer/songwriter

Polly Rodgers

Posted 4 years, 11 months ago at 7:11 PM.

A bumper episode this one — N Quentin Woolf meets Russell Edwards, who thinks he’s unmasked Jack the Ripper. Except the interview didn’t quite go as usual…

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N Quentin Woolf is at Town House, in Spitalfields, east London, where he learns about the immigration of religious refugees — the Huguenots — and hears many of their ancestors still visit the area.

Posted 1 week, 1 day ago at 12:53 AM.

This week, N Quentin Woolf is at the Bank of England Museum, where he hears why the bank was first established in 1694, where it was situated until it found its home on Threadneedle Street and who gave the building its distinctive look.

Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago at 6:42 AM.


N Quentin Woolf will be appearing at the Novel Idea Bookstore for a reading from The Death of the Poet, talking with readers about the novel.

Email novel@nquentinwoolf.co.uk for booking details.

Novel Idea Bookstore
156 Princess Street
Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 1B1

Posted 3 weeks ago at 12:40 AM.

I head south east to Nunhead to discover how the local community saved the historic Ivy House Pub.

Posted 4 weeks, 1 day ago at 8:23 PM.

This week, N Quentin Woolf meets Claire Sexton of the Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Local History Society for a tour round Rotherhithe past and present.

Posted 1 month ago at 3:44 PM.

This week, N Quentin Woolf meets Chris Roberts to talk about the controversial Garden Bridge. Is it going to be a great draw and an attraction for the city, or a white elephant paid for by the public purse?

Posted 1 month, 1 week ago at 1:09 PM.

How do you go about setting up your own currency? N Quentin Woolf went to Brixton to meet Tom Shakhli and Max Wakefield, two of the people behind the Brixton Pound. Find out how to get it, spend it and even win a Brixton Bonus…

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago at 12:33 AM.

Last week, N Quentin Woolf met a group of people determined to change your opinion of Croydon. This week, ‘unofficial Mayor of Croydon’, James Naylor from The Croydon Citizen, takes him on a tour round the town centre and discovers some of its joys and gems.

Posted 2 months ago at 3:46 PM.

Croydon gets a bad rap — and unfairly. This week, N Quentin Woolf visits the beautiful Elizabethan Whitgift almshouses in the heart of the town centre to talk to people who are determined to change perceptions of this southern edge of London.

Posted 2 months, 1 week ago at 3:19 PM.

Clothes. You’re wearing them right now (we hope). N Quentin Woolf meets fashion historian Amber Butchart at the Hoxton Hotel in Holborn to chat about London fashionable quarters Savile Row and east London, the history of fashion and where to find out more about togs and history across London.

Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago at 12:25 AM.