The Douglas Anderson Show: Popular Culture Defined
Finally an online chat show to rival traditional broadcast programs! New and exclusive on You Tube.
Featuring A-List celebrity guests including Idris Elba, Melanie C, Miles Jupp and Steven Mangan. In his own inimitable style Douglas chats to his guests asking the questions you actually care about and receiving some very funny and unexpected answers.
An experienced writer and broadcaster Douglas has his fair share of anecdotes and experiences as documented in his recent book the critically acclaimed part memoir, part how to guide to creativity – Left Of The Mainstream: From DIY Filmmaking To Public Service Broadcasting. He now brings this all together to get behind the celebrity standard and produce a show that is not only hilarious but you can watch it in your break!
Produced by So Television the brains behind Graham Norton, The Douglas Anderson Show is defining popular culture and creating totally brilliant short form content.
To find out more and to watch previous episodes visit www.thedouglasandersonshow.com
Damian Barr hosts, A book and A bottle with special guest Lionel Shriver
Great books deserve great wine #NovelPairing
After the sold out debut event with Jessie Burton earlier this year A Book and A Bottle are choosing their October #NovelPairing with Lionel Shriver live at The Cheltenham Literary Festival.
You can join your inimitable host Damian Barr and the outspoken novelist Lionel Shriver (We need to talk about Kevin, The Mandibles) as they discuss her scabrously funny novel and taste a delicious selection of specially chosen wines with expert help from Rebecca Palmer of Corney & Barrow.
Recoded live the event will included readings from Lionel’s latest novel, an interview with Damian topped off with the swirling tasting and of delicious wine.
The Spiegeltent / Cheltenham Literary Festival /16th Oct 2016 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Tickets £15 plus transaction fee; includes wine tasting.
Coming Oot! A History of Gay Scotland
BBC1 Scotland, featuring Damian Barr.
Coming Oot! A History of Gay Scotland
Damian Barr features in this original documentary on ‘coming out’ in Scotland. Developed and produced by Hopscotch Films.
Monday 30th November – 22.35 – BBC1 Scotland
Available on BBC iPlayer
5th - 27th May
Damian Barr takes 'Maggie and Me' on another whirlwind tour of Australia and New Zealand
Damian Barr tours his award-winning memoir Maggie and Me and his hugely popular Literary Salons in Australia and New Zealand for the second year running!
Damian Barr is currently in New Zealand and Australia on a book tour for his award- winning novel Maggie and Me. They loved him and his book so much they asked him back again! He is taking his Literary Salon to New Zealand for the first time, to such excitement, the event has already sold out.
Damian starts his whirlwind tour at The Dunedin Writers & Readers Festival where he will be holding his memoir workshop and ‘In conversation with….’ Sessions.
He then travels to The Auckland Writers Festival where he takes part in various sessions and hosts his sold out Literary Salon. Entertaining guests with a fantastic line up of authors including Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven and staff writer for online literary magazine The Millions; Ben Okri, novelist, essayist poet and author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Famished Road, and Zia Haider Rahman, author of the novel In the Light of What We Know.
He finishes the tour at the Sydney Writers Festival hosting a late night Literary Salon with guests including author Anthony Horowitz and a session with actor and author Alan Cumming on ‘Growing Up and other Disasters’. Discussing how Damian and Alan have used humour to overcome darkness.
To find out further information on any of Damian’s events visit the Salon Facebook page
ANNA DANIELS in My Kitchen Rules UK, weekdays at 5pm Channel 4.
Anna can currently be seen weekdays at 5pm on Ch4 in My Kitchen Rules, UK. Alongside her friend and cooking partner Faye, Anna has to impress the judges with original recipes to stay in the competition.
Two legends of British cuisine, two-time Michelin Star restaurateur and chef Michael Caines, and Queen of home cooks and food writer Prue Leith present a new entertaining and competitive cooking series.
My Kitchen Rules UK is about real people with a real passion for food. The competition kicks off in the contestant’s own kitchens.
Anna and Faye are featured in this week’s Northern Region and they will be cooking for Harrogate. Best friends who met when they were pregnant and bonded over their love of food. They create a health conscious restaurant called ‘The Provincial Kitchen’. Anna and Faye try to impress the judges using fresh ingredients showcasing their healthy food with calories listed on the menu.
“We wanted to get across that healthy food can be indulgent – yes we had some ups and downs but what an amazing experience!”
A passionate cook Anna combines her knowledge of Food Science with Dietetics with the goal in assisting the nation to eat healthier meals. She has experience working in Nutrition, both here in the UK and across the pond in Australia and New York.
“Having published my first E-book, ‘The Little Green Bed’. I am now developing a healthy cookbook that uses staple ingredients from some of the worlds best diets to create simple, healthy nutrient dense meals that are absolutely delicious!”
Regularly featured as an expert dietitian in articles both online and print, Anna contributes to radio interviews, BBC and Channel 4 television programs.
Damian Barr's Literary Salon at The Savoy....
The Savoy? Yes! The Savoy, was our latest venue for the ever impressive Damian Barr’s Literary Salon.
Last week The Savoy hosted Damian Barr’s Literary Salon in the Lancaster Ballroom. The Sunday Times journalist and award-winning author of Maggie & Me was joined by Susan Calman, Garth Greenwell, Joan Bakewell and Maggie O’Farrell: all four unveiled new books! Ella Berthoud, author of the Novel Cure, offered free bibliotherapy and the whole evening was live painted by Dan Llywelyn Hall.
It is a fantastic event and Vanity Fair agree!
Damian launched the Literary Salon in 2008 at Shoreditch House. Witty, intimate and welcoming it sparked a revolution in live literature. With British Council support it is touring the world and cities so far include New York, Berlin, Toronto, Istanbul, Moscow, Sydney and Auckland. Earlier this year Damian hosted a unique Salon in Sao Paolo with Polly Samson and David Gilmour. With its rich literary and cultural heritage, The Savoy is a natural and generous host.
The Salon always premieres new work from a heady cocktail of emerging and established writers. David Nicholls chose the Salon to launch One Day, Jojo Moyes unveiled Me Before You and Helen Fielding read printer-fresh pages of the new Bridget Jones. Other guests include Caitlin Moran, Diana Athill, David Mitchell, Colm Toibin, Nick Frost, Kirsty Wark, Lionel Shriver, Clare Balding, Taiye Selasi, John Lahr, Thomas Keneally and Bret Easton Ellis. The Salon is podcast on iTunes and on British Airways. Confirmed forthcoming guests include Rebecca Root and Alan Johnson.
For more information and next Salon dates visit our Facebook page
28th May 2015
Stella Media are thrilled to welcome Dr Radha Modgil…
Radha has joined the talent agency and is exclusively represented by Kirsty Milner.
Radha is a practising GP and Broadcaster. She currently co hosts The Surgery on BBC Radio 1 and has appeared as an expert on TV Shows including The Sex Education Show CH4 and Make My Body Younger BBC3.
Having studied at Cambridge University from 1997-2000 gaining an MA, Radha qualified as a doctor at to Imperial College, London in 2003 with honours. She worked for five years in hospital medicine in London and then trained for a further two years to qualify as a GP with Distinction. Dr. Radha continues to practice as an NHS GP, as well as teaching and working in health promotion.
Her particular passions are to campaign for physical and mental wellbeing as preventative measures as well as educating the public in a creative and fun way – to reinvigorate people’s passion to stay healthy both mentally and physically.
Literary Salons confirmed at The Mondrian 2015
Damian has confirmed to host 4 Literary Salons at the elegant Mondrian across 2015.