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Hooting Yard: Accidental Deaths Of Twelve Cartographers: Part Two

Another thrilling of Accidental Deaths Of Twelve Cartographers. The previous section can be found here.

Hooting Yard: Accidental Deaths Of Twelve Cartographers: Part One

The parents of the great cartographer Ken Buttercase were employed by a small railway in a remote country. They lived in a wooden hut which served as a signal-box. A threadbare curtain of rep divided the hut into two halves. In one half, the Buttercases ate and slept and baked and washed; the other half […]

Panel Borders: Art and Anarchy in the British Library

Panel Borders: Art and Anarchy in the British Library Continuing a month of episodes looking at the connections between comics and literature, Alex Fitch talks to Adrian Edwards, co-curator of the exhibition Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK which is on display at the British Library until August 19th, in a Q and […]

Graphic Brighton podcast: What is a good graphic novel?

Graphic Brighton podcast: What is a good graphic novel? In a podcast recording from the May 2014 Graphic Brighton event, David Lloyd, Corinne Pearlman, Hannah Berry, Nicola Streeten, Hannah Eaton and Ian Williams try to answer the question: ‘What makes a good graphic novel?’ in a panel discussion chaired by Alex Fitch For more info […]

Hooting Yard: On Wings of Song

I am angry, I am ill, and I’m as ugly as sin. My irritability keeps me alive and kicking. That was me, sitting bolt upright in bed upon waking at dawn, singing my little heart out, like a chaffinch or a linnet. I sang A Song From Under The Floorboards by Magazine. Now, regular listeners […]

Panel Borders: Guardian Lit

Panel Borders: Guardian Lit Starting a month of shows looking at the connections between comic books and literature, Alex Fitch talks to Guardian cartoonsists Karrie Fransman and Martin Rowson, and novelist Toby Litt about their processes of comic book creation. Fransman discusses how she broke into the industry before starting Observer Graphic Novel of the […]

Ron’s Speakeasy – 21st June 2014

Presented by Leanne Bower, Ron Chisholm and Colin Bodiam. With live music by Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke. Playlist for this show: Diz and The Doormen – Bluecoat Man HiFi Sneakers – Last Chance Saloon Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke – Drinking From The Same Old Well (Live Session) Fran McGillivray and Mike Burke – […]

Ron’s Speakeasy – 28th June 2014

Presented by Ron Chisholm, Leanne Bower and Colin Bodiam. With live music from Isobel Kimberley of Bruise. Playlist for the show: Diz and the Doormen – Blue Coat Man Shedload of Love – Love and Affection Isobel Kimberley – Dreamland (Live Session) Brusie – Can You See Little Devils – Walking Disaster Wolfscote – Here’s […]

Ron’s Speakeasy – 5th July 2014

  Presented by Ron Chisholm, Leanne Bower and Colin Bodiam. With live music from Dave Sutherland of The Rude Vandals. Playlist for the show: Diz and The Doorman – Blue Coat Man Ras Keith – I Love Life Dave Sutherland – From the Vauxhall Tavern to Deptford Broadway (Live Session) Dave Sutherland – Ghosts (Live […]

Panel Borders: What makes a good graphic novel?

Panel Borders: What makes a good graphic novel? Concluding a month of shows looking at the work of female cartoonists, Alex Fitch hosts a panel discussion with cartoonists Hannah Berry, Corinne Pearlman, Hannah Eaton and Nicola Streeten to try and answer the question: “What makes a good graphic novel?”, with reference to their own work […]