Six Pillars Broadcast – Ayatollah Khomaniac
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Ayatollah Khomaniac

Actor-Puppeteer Peyvand Sadeghian is a Persian-Chinese-Brit with a background in boundary-pushing theatre. Soon, at the Soho Theatre, for the ‘Cabaret & Drag Lab on 21st July, experience Sadeghian’s world of drag, cabaret, and a Persian Punch & Judy to explore what her life might have been like as a citizen of Iran. Sadeghian is listed … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’
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Six Pillars Broadcast – ‘At Home in Gaza and London’

    This week on Resonance104.4FM, a visit from Julian Maynard, one of the directors of Station House Opera’s ground-breaking new piece: At Home in Gaza and London at Battersea Arts Centre. Using live-streaming, recorded video and innovative projection, At Home in Gaza and London brings performers from Gaza and London together live, in one … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Palmyra, A “Violent Clowning”
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Palmyra, A “Violent Clowning”

Bertrand Lesca joins us in the studio to discuss his and Nasi Voutsas’ Palmyra, in which they both star at the Battersea Arts Centre this month. The duo who created the comic theatre piece Eurohouse, shift to “violent clowning” ﱣin a highly acclaimed piece that reflects on Syria through a metaphor of abuse and the … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Iranian Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Iranian Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany

“When you isolate women, you isolate the soul of the whole society.” Hissa Hilal, The Poetess, Screening at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London this month (see below). This week we celebrate International Women’s Day with a look at two forthcoming releases by women directors from Iran. Pictured left is Ava, screening at … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany: ‘In Between’ from Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Film Review with Rammy Elsaadany: ‘In Between’ from Palestine

Egyptian film maker Rammy Elsaadany joins us in the studio to review the film and soundtrack for ‘In Between’, an insightful take on the lives of modern Palestinian women by first time director Maysaloun Hamoud. Set in Tel Aviv, three different women navigate the trials of modern day urban living together. We’ll also listen to … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Auction Special with Patrick Monahan
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Auction Special with Patrick Monahan

Acclaimed stand-up, and natural comedian Patrick Monahan joins us in the studio for the first look at the amazing auction items prior to the frenzied first days of bidding. What will Irish-Iranian comedian Monahan, holder of the world record for “Longest Hug make of, say, the private performance offered by one of the Pogues, and … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Politicising Tourism in Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Politicising Tourism in Palestine

This week highlights from the event Politicising Tourism in Palestine, part of the Crisis and Creativity A Season of Contemporary Films from and about the ‘Arab world’ series of events at The Mosaic Rooms, London, curated by Shohini Chaudhuri.  Broadcast Times Six Pillars broadcasts on air on 104.4FM, on digital radio signal and online Wednesday … Continue reading