SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - EVELYN FRIEND - COMPELLED TO CREATE
Compelled to Create
Evelyn Friend is a visual artist who uses watercolours and lino-print to create beautiful landscapes and scenes of Yorkshire. She always had an interest in art, but it was only when she got older that she found the space and time to put creativity at the centre of her life. Evelyn speaks to Lorraine Harding about her life, her art and what compels her to create.
SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - TAMARA MCLORG - EVERYBODY DANCES
Tamara McLorg is an internationally renowned choregrapher, now living and working with older people in Leeds. Tamara is passionate about the power of dance to change lives. Mally Harvey and Margaret Bending spoke to her about her beginnings as a dancer, her commitment to communities using their bodies to move, and what she’s up to currently. Recorded as part of a Shine On live broadcast at Chapel FM.
SHINE ON -IN THE SPOTLIGHT - BRIAN DANIELS - EDUCATING AND ENTERTAINING
Educating and Entertaining
After a business career, Brian Daniels was drawn to the theatre, first as an impresario, then as a playwright and an actor. His plays often have a social message and aim to change the world. Valerie Wood-Robinson talks to Brian about his life, his work and what inspires him.
SHINE ON-/IARTIST ROUNDTABLE EPISODE 1 - MY END IS MY BEGINNING
My End Is My Beginning
In this round table discussion we bring together three people to talk about their lives as older artists. Three friends, three different stories, three women. When they finished paid work they took the opportunity to do what they’d always wanted to do, which was to put creativity at the centre of their lives. One become a poet, one became a visual artist and one became a storyteller. They’ve known each other for 40 years but this was a chance for the trio to share a bit about their journeys as artists.
SHINECAST-/IN FOCUS - RETHINK AGEING - A ROUND TABLE CONVERSATION
As we get older, we start to think differently about age. We sit down with three interesting people to pick their brains on how they view the ageing process. Can we alter our mindset and keep ourselves young? Featuring writer Peter Spafford, and Shine regulars Mally Harvey and Ruth Steinberg.