1
Jul
2010

Steven Machat- now available on itunes

Author of the ace biography `Gods , Gangsters and Honour ` Steven Machat provides  definitions of all 3 and a useful life philosophy which can be accessed through itunes  as well as looking ahead to his upcoming appearance at the second Middlesbrough Literary festival at Berwick Hills Library on Tuesday 13th July  www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/lifest ( original TX from www.sirenonline.co.uk & Siren 107.3FM  `the Midweek Drive` on Wed June 30th 2010 )

28
Jun
2010

Martin Edwards and `Dancing for the Hangman`

In which ace crime writer Martin Edwards www.martinedwardsbooks.com discusses his first visit to Middlesbrough with Southside`s Alex Lewczuk and reflects on the fascination of his recent novel `Dancing for the Hangman`ahead of his super session at Acklam library on Saturday June 26th 2010

28
Jun
2010

Martin Edwards and the art of crime fiction Part 2

The second part of Martin Edwards` day for Litfest 2010 continues with his thoughts on the art of a good murder mystery as manifested at Middlesbrough Reference library on saturday June 26th 2010

24
Jun
2010

Tim Maltin back on `The Midweek Drive`

Fresh from the ongoing success of his superb work `101 things you thought you knew about the Titanic…but did`nt` and just in time for his 5th July appearance at the second Middlesbrough literary festival author Tim Maltin discusses his work with Malcolm Tomlinson, Judith Hibbert, Joy Knight, Aaron Craig & Alex Lewczuk ( original TX from www.sirenonline.co.uk & Siren 107.3FM on Wed June 23rd 2010 )

24
Jun
2010

Benita Brown & The Tyneside Romantic Novel

Bestselling author Benita Brown discusses her latest magnum opus `Starlight & Dreams` with Judith Hibbert, Malcolm Tomlinson, Joy Knight, Sue Grau, Aaron Craig & Alex Lewczuk with reference to her upcoming appearance at the Middlesbrough Literary festival on Tuesday June 29th ( original TX from www.sirenonline.co.uk & Siren 107.3FM on Wed June 23rd 2010 )

24
Jun
2010

Juliet Gardiner in conversation

Publisher, Academic & Author Juliet Gardiner discusses her expertise on the early 20th century with reference to her work as historical consultant on `The 1940`s House` & `The Edwardian Country House` with Malcolm Tomlinson, Judith Hibbert, Joy Knight, Sue Grau, Aaron Craig & Alex Lewczuk as well as looking ahead to her first trip to Middlesbrough for Lifest 2010 on Tuesday July 8th ( original TX from www.sirenonline.co.uk & Siren 107.3FM on Wed June 23rd 2010 )

22
Jun
2010

Middlesbrough Literary festival launch day Part 1

Featuring Sara Dennis & the Chief Executive of Middlesbrough Council Ian Parker with Southside Managing editor Alex Lewczuk serving as MC for the official launch of the 2010 Middlesbrough Literary Festival -special musical delights provided by Andy Broderick & Ray Legg

22
Jun
2010

Middlesbrough Literary Festival Launch Day part 2

Featuring Interviews with Richard Milward ( `Apples` `Ten Storey Love Song`), Writer and filmmaker John Chadwick, Actor Leslie Simpson ( `Dog Soldiers` `The Descent`), www.writersblockne.com , AND Kachi Ozumba plus the views of Team Southside ( Aaron Craig, Joe Hudson, Emma Robinson & Kristina Cook ) on day 1 of the 2010 Middlesbrough Literary festival www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/litfest


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