West End Stage

5 minutes with Mark Puddle – Producer and Actor

Mark Puddle launched West End Stage in 2006, aiming to become the UK’s leading theatre summer school. His students take part in a week long course of drama, singing and […]

mummy jojo

5 minutes with mental health blogger Mummy Jojo – Part 2

In 2016 we interviewed well-being and mental health blogger Mummy JoJo. In 2018, with a new podcast AND a book storming it’s way up the Amazon best-sellers charts, it seems […]

5 minutes with Tim Firth – Screenwriter and Songwriter

Tim Firth is a writer, producer and composer, famous for his TV work and captivating West End shows. His play Calendar Girls, adapted from his own film, was a huge hit with […]

Masterchef Kitchen

5 minutes with Jonathan Scinto – Celebrity Chef

Chef Jonathan Scinto is a celebrity chef who owns a successful private parties and events business. He’s famous for being a hit on the FOX TV show MasterChef 6 and has […]

Boogie and Arlene, Forth 1

5 minutes with DJs Boogie and Arlene

Boogie and Arlene run the popular breakfast show ‘Boogie in the Morning‘ at Forth 1 radio station every weekday from 6am to 10am.

Francis Macdonald

5 minutes with Francis Macdonald – BAFTA-nominated composer and drummer with Teenage Fanclub

Drummer, composer, producer and manager of Scottish bands Camera Obscura and The Vaselines – Francis is a busy man. Last year he released his album ‘Music For String Quartet, Piano […]

simon mole and gecko

5 minutes with poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko

Simon Mole and Gecko are the creators of Mole and Gecko: The Show, a comedy performance that tells the story of a mole and a gecko, alongside the help of the […]

5 minutes with singer Wendy Carr from Pop Opera group Ida

Wendy Carr is one of the four women behind pop-opera girl group Ida. The group was produced independently by its four members and fully funded by their Kickstarter campaign. Their […]