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Brought to you by Whitby Public Library staff, Doorway to Discovery is here for all of your information and social needs. Rotating through Readers' Advisory (a fancy way of saying "we find you your next favourite book") and a behind the scenes look at WPL, this podcast will tell you all about the books you can't wait to read and the services you didn't know you needed, all in casual and friendly conversation. What's next on your reading list?
 
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The Woes of Whitby

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The Woes of Whitby

Lamplight Creative Productions

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Whitby. The late 19th century. A thriving coastal town in North Yorkshire, England. Full of bustling streets, gothic spires, sweeping ocean views... and evil lurking in the shadows. When the young and outgoing Lucy Westenra suddenly falls mysteriously ill, those around her are thrown into a dangerous conflict in an attempt to protect her. To protect her from what, or whom, they don't even know.
 
Greg Whitby is the Executive Director of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta. He has been involved in education in both government and non government sectors for over 40 years as a teacher and school leader as well as lecturing on a part-time basis for 10 years in the faculty of business at the University of Western Sydney. Greg has led large systems of schools for over 17 years. Greg is widely recognised as an experienced educator who is focused on transforming schools, bringing togeth ...
 
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Grandma Guignol

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Grandma Guignol

Bafflegab Productions

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Welcome to the mysterious English seaside town of Whitby, where all the monsters and demons of old come to retire and live out the remainder of their spooky days and nights. There's a strange new landlady in town, opening a B&B by the harbour: a lady with a tall black beehive, nasty scars about her person and a very chequered past... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Discussion of the Boxing & MMA world straight up with no twists. Anthony George A.K.A. as Zute, has interviewed many top names in combat sports. Among some of the top names in boxing are: The late Howard Davis Jr., The late Tommy Morrison, Timothy Bradley, Keith Thurman, Jarrell 'Big Bay ' Miller, Donny LaLonde, The late Jose Sulaiman, Mike McCallum, Danny Swift Garcia, Heather Hardy, Mike Weaver, the list goes on. With a rotation of knowledgeable guest analysts each week, like Ron Christian ...
 
Hi, my name is Mandy Jackson-Beverly, and I’m a bibliophile. Welcome to The Bookshop Podcast! I believe independent bookshops are the gems of communities, and as a writer, I love a good story. Each Monday, I chat with indie bookshop owners and managers to discover why they entered the bookselling world and what makes their store unique. On Wednesdays, I interview authors and specialists in the humanities and environment. Monthly, I chat with Stephanie Stillo, Curator, Rare Book and Special C ...
 
Hi! We’re Travel In Your Pocket - the podcast from international city guide brand, In Your Pocket. Come for the travel chat, stay for the interviews, top tips and laughs. Hosted by travel writers, Heidi & Andrea. Follow us: Instagram @travelinyourpocketpodcast, Twitter @Travel_IYP & Facebook @TravelInYourPocketPodcast
 
Do you queer what I queer? Likely not- depending on what you're tuned in to- if you're tuned in at all. Join us on our Toronto-based podcast with hosts super dumb, super queer Elliott and Thom. #DYQWIQ serves as a platform for diverse voices of politics and human interest in the LGBTQ community to educate, entertain, and expand world-views of listeners. Sometimes heart-wrenching, sometimes ridiculous, always relevant, DYQWIQ fumbles through the messy world of identity politics as we broaden ...
 
Stories of business women empowering dream chasers to be bold, making passion our pay check and loving the job we do. Let’s chat!!! Share your story with someone. You never know how one sentence of your life story could inspire someone to rewrite their own... Join Dreampreneurs Chat Group at Facebook.com/dreampreneurschat Video podcast also available at YouTube.com/lydiaisnanto Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dreampreneurschat/support
 
Wandercast is a podcast and you take it on a wander. Each Wandercast invites you to adopt a particular playful focus and to use these various ludic-tinted specs to explore the world around you. Some even focus on a particular person or place. What will you discover about places you find familiar? What might you discover about unfamiliar places? I once found a huge potato in the gutter, so I put it on a postbox. True story. You can enjoy Wandercast on your lunch break, on your way home from w ...
 
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Ever have one of those days? Listen as Jenni and Karen struggle to tell you all about the creepy ruins of Whitby Abbey in England. Sources: https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/02/22/whitby-abbey/?edg-c=1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitby_Abbey https://www.thewhitbyguide.co.uk/who-was-st-hilda/ https://www.msn.com/en-gb/travel/news/dracula-ghosts…
 
When Leanne ran her own recruitment business, she managed to claw back 25 hours of her time PER WEEK by implementing automation strategies and hiring 4 offshore virtual assistants. When was the last time you reviewed your full recruiting process and identified the recurring tasks? Are you still manually using spreadsheets and doing everything manua…
 
With Samira Ahmed.To mark the centenary of the first BBC radio broadcast, Samira Ahmed discusses the art of radio and radio’s influence on art with the novelist and radio enthusiast Tom McCarthy and with Benbrick, sound designer and co-producer of the Peabody award-winning Have You Heard George’s Podcast? From early on the BBC made programmes espec…
 
It's a scream! We start our spine-tinglingly special Halloween episode with a warning that Andrea plays a prank on Heidi during our Where in the World game and Heidi (literally) jumps out of her chair. If you don't like screams fast-forward but it is very, very funny. Then we make our way to Whitby - the isolated harbour town on England's north eas…
 
Many recruiters are feeling anxious about the economy. Are you concerned about how a slowdown might affect your billings in 2023? My special guest, Gail Audibert, has been a recruiter since 1984 and has survived four recessions. In this episode, Gail shares the steps she took in previous downturns to protect her business and achieve consistent, pre…
 
The much-celebrated singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading on her 50-year career, her book of lyrics, The Weakness in Me, and new album Live at Asylum Chapel.Arts journalist Nancy Durrant, and art historian and writer Chloe Austin review Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s new show at the Tate Britain, and the film She Said, starring Carey Mulligan, which details …
 
On the centenary of the founding of the Irish Free State, we’re joined by English Heritage blue plaques historian Howard Spencer and senior lecturer in modern history at the University of Sheffield, Dr Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid, to discover how it came to exist, who the key players were and how the story of its creation still resonates today. To find o…
 
Lara Feigel and Tom Shakespeare review Netflix’s new adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, starring Emma Corrin.The English National Opera stages an operatic reimagining of It’s a Wonderful Life, the classic 1946 Christmas film, by the composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer. Jake joins Samira.The casting of Ukrainian actors who have arriv…
 
Director Matthew Warchus discusses his new film Matilda the Musical. Based on the Tony and Olivier award winning stage play, it brings Roald Dahl’s much loved children’s story to the screen. Scottish-Indian protest musician Kapil Seshasayee performs live and talks to Samira about his new album Laal.And art critics Louisa Buck and Bendor Grovenor di…
 
Luca Guadagnino won the Silver Lion for Best Director at this year's Venice Film Festival for his latest film, Bones and All, starring Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell. He talks to Tom Sutcliffe about confronting the taboo of cannibalism on screen and reuniting with Chalamet after Call Me By Your Name.Mark Bills, the Director of Gainsborough’s …
 
In this episode, I'm chatting with Linda Kass, co-owner of Gramercy Books in Bexley, Ohio, about her career as a journalist and author, the four ingredients needed to create an excellent indie bookshop, and Pelatonia! Gramercy Books is a locally-owned, independently-minded neighborhood bookstore located in the heart of Bexley, Ohio. Their philosoph…
 
With Samira Ahmed.Guests Katy Hessel and Lillian Crawford review Florence Pugh's drama The Wonder, based on an Emma Donoghue novel, and the Royal Academy's Making Modernism exhibition, which explores the lives of a group of female artists active in Germany in the early twentieth century.The theatre company Frantic Assembly is running a nationwide p…
 
Which room would you stay in? The Jefferson Hotel has a variety of rooms, each decorated with unusual decor. Listen this week to decide which room is the most unsettling. About Us – Historic Jefferson Hotel The Historic Jefferson Hotel: The World's Most Haunted Hotel (?) (hauntjaunts.net) Jefferson Hotel, Jefferson, TX | Haunted Rooms America…
 
Charlie Chaplin was one of the greatest stars of early cinema, as well as a pioneer behind the camera. But less well known is the story of his impoverished upbringing in London. We’re joined by historian Howard Spencer to discuss his journey from grim workhouses to Hollywood stardom, and the blue plaque that commemorates his time at 15 Glenshaw Man…
 
Julie Hesmondhalgh, who played Hayley Cropper on Coronation Street, on writing a survival guide for new actors- An Actor’s Alphabet.What happens when football is taken from the pitch and put on the canvas? Nick Ahad is joined by the curators of three football-inspired exhibitions: Art of the Terraces at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, plus The…
 
American crime writer Michael Connelly is one of the world’s bestselling authors, with more than eighty million copies of his books sold worldwide. He discusses his new novel Desert Star, the latest in his series about LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans are accomplished, adventurous musicians. They come togeth…
 
In this episode, I'm chatting with author and poet David Ebenbach about his new poetry collection What's Left To Us By Evening, publishing, his creative process, and his short story The Guy We didn't Invite to the Orgy. David Ebenbach is a writer. Chronically preoccupied with the human condition. He’s been writing ever since he was a kid, when he k…
 
If you believe in providing personalized customer service, you’ll love my interview with Frido Diepeveen. In this episode, Frido shared his wealth of experience from 17 years in recruitment and how his Dutch-Hungarian upbringing influenced his service-oriented approach toward his clients and candidates. Born in the Netherlands, Frido trained as a l…
 
The Crown: as series five is with us, we review the next ten part instalment of Netflix's royal drama as it slips into more recent territory - the turmoil of the nineties. Plus jailed Iranian film director Jafar Panahi’s new metafiction No Bears, in which he plays himself, forced to direct online from a village near Iran’s Turkish border. With Kate…
 
Lakes are supposed to be about recreation and relaxation. Lake Lanier in Georgia is about curses, hauntings, and deaths. Listen to this week's podcast for the whole story. Sources: https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/31/us/lake-lanier-urban-legends-trnd/index.html https://allthatsinteresting.com/lake-lanier https://www.intheknow.com/post/lake-lanier-georgi…
 
As the nation honours members of the armed forces who died in the line of duty on Remembrance Day on 11 November, we’re joined by Head Properties Curator Dr Jeremy Ashbee and historic building specialist Dr Roger Bowdler to reveal the stories of six of London’s finest war memorials that are cared for by English Heritage. Together, all six memorials…
 
Filmmaker Ryan Coogler discusses returning to Black Panther after the death of Chadwick Boseman and how that experience has inspired the making of the sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.In the wake of this year’s annual Museums Association conference which asked its members to “to reimagine our future if we are going to survive”, Front Row brin…
 
Jennifer Lawrence and director Lila Neugebauer discuss their new film Causeway.Grammy award-winning mandolin player Chris Thile plays live in the studio from his latest album Laysongs, on the eve of his UK tour.A new book, Chokepoint Capitalism, looks at how big tech companies and large corporations control large parts of creative markets. The auth…
 
Arts Council England have announced the most dramatic shift in funding for decades, diverting investment from London towards other parts of the country. The Chair of Arts Council England, Sir Nicholas Serota, Stuart Murphy of English National Opera, which is set to relocate out of London, and arts journalist Sarah Crompton discuss the details. Dire…
 
In this episode, I'm chatting with author Ellen Pall about her new novel Must Read Well, her career as a journalist, and the craft of writing. ELLEN PALL is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Among the Ginzburgs, Corpse de Ballet, and Slightly Abridged. She has also written many features about people in the arts for The New Yorker an…
 
Joan Bakewell and Hanna Flint give their verdicts on Hugo Blick's new TV Western on BBC2 starring Emily Blunt and Chaske Spencer, 'The English'. They've also watched new film 'Living' starring Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood with a screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro, based on an Akira Kurosawa film, 'Ikiru', about a man at the end of his life.Royal Opera H…
 
Imagine building a search firm from scratch to $4M in billings. An incredible achievement, right? Now imagine that same business suddenly imploding from 14 team members down to just one. How would you bounce back from such a devastating loss? Would you have the heart and will to rebuild? This is the story of my special guest, Mark Phillips. Mark is…
 
Today, we’re joined by properties historian Dr Andrew Roberts and historian Dr Elizabeth Norton to take a look at the one of the people behind the Gunpowder Plot and his family home. His name was Francis Tresham and the property was Rushton Triangular Lodge in Northamptonshire. Join us to learn about Tresham’s role in the Gunpowder Plot, what Rusht…
 
Playwright, poet and Children’s Laureate for Wales Connor Allen talks about his grime-theatre mash-up The Making of a Monster, a semi-autobiographical production about a young man struggling to find his place in the world. Harpist Catrin Finch and Irish violinist Aoife Ni Bhriain perform live in the Front Row studio and discuss their appearance at …
 
Author Nick Hornby on the similarities of Dickens and Prince, as he publishes his new book on the “genius” of the Victorian novelist and the sex-funk pop musician.On the eve of World Ballet Day, we talk to Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Dancer, Cecilia Iliesiu, about the new project she has co-founded – Global Ballet Teachers - to make the teac…
 
Artist Alison Lapper and co-curator Emma Rutherford discuss a new exhibition Without Hands: The Art of Sarah Biffin, which takes a fresh look at the work of the pioneering Victorian painter. Actor and writer Ric Renton talks about his new play One Off at Theatre Live in Newcastle. Inspired by the time he spent in prison as a young man, it addresses…
 
In this episode, I’m chatting with Jacqui Delbaere, the owner of The Little Green Bookshop, and bookseller, and in-store pianist Tim Jenkins about Herne Bay, literary events, and where to visit, dine and explore in the seaside town on the north coast of Kent in southeast England. The Little Green Bookshop The Whalebone Theatre, Joanna Quinn Hamnet,…
 
Ness Wilson is the Pioneer UK Leader. She visited us to film at the Community Garden as part of the preparation for the network conference in March '23. 5 other church expressions will be filmed for the conference, which will explore how we join in with the mission of God by creating community in the 'spaces and places' of our neighbourhoods. Prepa…
 
Reviewers Karen Krizanovich and David Benedict give their verdicts on Tammy Faye, A New Musical at the Almeida Theatre in London, starring Katie Brayben, and from the combined creative forces of Elton John, Jake Shears, James Graham, and Rupert Goold. Plus they review Paul Newman, The Extraordinary Life Of An Ordinary Man - a memoir of the film sta…
 
This week, we’re joined by Senior Properties Historian Amy Boyington to answer all the questions we received about England’s grand country houses from English Heritage Members and followers on our social media accounts. Discover what the difference is between a house, hall, manor, palace, and stately home, what working life was like for the staff a…
 
Thom and Elliott are joined by actor, model, and boudoir maven, Mark Henderson. Mark shares his harrowing tale of survival from serial killer Bruce McArthur, being present during the bathhouse raids, working to open Casey House, meeting Princess Di, working as a nurse through the AIDS crisis, partying with Andy Warhol, joining the police force, sta…
 
Art critic Laura Robertson reviews this year's Turner Prize show at Tate Liverpool. Presenter Nick Ahad pays a visit to the immersive exhibition, Turn It Up: The Power of Music at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.Laura Robertson brings us up to date on the latest arts news, from the delayed funding announcement by Arts Council England,…
 
Eliza Carthy is celebrating 30 years as a professional musician with a new album, Queen of the Whirl. She talks about this, the legacy of her musical family – as the daughter of Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy – the way traditional music develops, and her own song-writing, and performs live in the Front Row studio.Double Palme d'Or winning Swedish…
 
Taylor Swift and the Arctic Monkeys both released their debut albums in 2006. Their latest studio albums, Swift’s tenth, Midnights, and Arctic Monkeys seventh, The Car, have just been released. Laura Barton reviews them and compares their unexpected similarities.As new exhibition The Horror Show! opens at Somerset House, horror in art and film is d…
 
In this episode, I’m chatting with David Rocklin about his novels, creativity in Los Angeles, Roar Shack, and books! David Rocklin grew up in Chicago and graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Literature. After attending law school, he pursued a career as an in-house attorney and continues to serve as a mediator. David is the author of The …
 
It always fascinates me to hear stories of recruitment business owners who succeed despite the most challenging circumstances. My special guest, David Fleming, shares an astounding story of both personal resilience and recruitment success. David is the Managing Partner of Acuity Partners, the search brand from Stanton House. David established the b…
 
For the poet Ezra Pound it was ‘year zero for Modernism’ but what were people in Britain really reading, watching, listening to and looking at in 1922?To mark the BBC’s centenary, Front Row reviews the popular culture of 1922: from the West End musical comedy The Cabaret Girl by Jerome Kern and PG Wodehouse to May Sinclair’s novel The Life and Deat…
 
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