30
Jul
2010

Moonshine Magic for the July Book of the Month

Gill Appleton from Middlesbrough Library services & co-hosts Gill Prouse & Alex Lewczuk this month feature a marvellous mid-summer treat from ace author Christina Jones www.christinajones.co.uk who also had the honour of being the first author featured in this year`s Middlesbrough Literary festival- her audio interview with Southside can easily be found under our literary festival section or use the search facility on the right.

August`s book of the month is `The Singer`s Singer` by Michele Monro www.mattmonro.com  and should be online and available on or shortly after August 27th 2010- All comments welcome and feel free to suggest any authors and/or titles you would like to hear featured on the programme.

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29
Jul
2010

The Midweek Drive talks Boole

The last Midweek Drive of July 2010 features regular hosts Alex Lewczuk & Joy Knight who cope with the absence of Sir Patrick Moore ( Get well soon Sir Patrick ! ) with senior lecturer in Communications Dave Kenyon who shares some fascinating info about Boolefest and what is destined to become one of the country`s premier festivals designed to celebrate the life and times of the creator of Boolean Logic, George Boole ( original TX on www.sirenonline.co.uk and Siren 107.3fm at on The Midweek Drive Wed July 28th 2010 )

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29
Jul
2010

Bibliophiles and a worthy website

Founder of www.bfkbooks.com  Vicky Warren makes her Midweek Drive debut and chats with Joy Knight, Alex Lewczuk & Dave Kenyon about caring for Autism sufferers and how her Hospital Radio and Nursing experiences led her to produce a whole new series of author based podcasts ( original TX on www.sirenonline.co.uk and Siren 107.3fm at on The Midweek Drive Wed July 28th 2010 )

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29
Jul
2010

On Days Like these

Michele Monro www.mattmonro.com  with her weekly 5.55p.m feature on www.sirenonline.co.uk reflecting on and providing insightful background to one of her Father`s classic musical melodies ( original TX on www.sirenonline.co.uk and Siren 107.3fm at on The Midweek Drive Wed July 28th 2010 )

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29
Jul
2010

Stevens & Moore - The Sherlock Holmes critique

Writers/Producers & Academics Alan Stevens & Fiona moore www.kaldorcity.com chat with Joy Knight, Graeme Harper & Alex Lewczuk ( albeit with their usual telephonic challenges from Staines ) about the recent TV incarnation of Sherlock Holmes, the possible end of `Doctor Who`, Boolefest and more ( original TX on www.sirenonline.co.uk and Siren 107.3fm at on The Midweek Drive Wed July 28th 2010 )

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29
Jul
2010

Rural TV- latest news

Sarah Chase with the latest on the shows from the www.ruraltv.tv stable as broadcast on Sky 280- delivered in her own unique Connecticut style !( original TX on www.sirenonline.co.uk and Siren 107.3fm at on The Midweek Drive Wed July 28th 2010 )

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29
Jul
2010

Coronation Street Jubilee approaches

Bafta award winning Director Graeme Harper wraps up the last Midweek Drive of July 2010 with some fascinating info about his work on current and upcoming Coronation Street episodes, including the 50th anniversary edition ( original TX on www.sirenonline.co.uk and Siren 107.3fm at on The Midweek Drive Wed July 28th 2010 )

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28
Jul
2010

Michele Monro at Southside

On the eve of her debut at the second Middlesbrough Literary festival, Michele Monro  www.mattmonro.com stopped off at the Southside Studio to have a `live` studio chat with managing editor Alex Lewczuk and take the Southside Song-Identifier Challenge ! ( Original TX on Southside on Friday July 24th 2010 )- photos on www.facebook.com/southsidebroadcasting

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28
Jul
2010

Apprenticeships for the 21st Century

Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong learning at the Department for Business, Innovation and skills, John Hayes in conversation with managing editor Alex Lewczuk about the importance of vocational training opportunities and providers in the 21st century

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28
Jul
2010

Marina Fiorato in top form at Marton Library

Ace author Marina Fiorato www.marinafiorato.com chats with Alex Lewczuk and a variety of southsiders including Aaron Craig & Gill Prouse about her triumphant return to the Middlesbrough Literary festival with her 3rd fantastic novel `The Botticelli Secret` www.beautiful-books.co.uk

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