Episode 1: Magical Bones
Britain’s Got Talent finalist Magical Bones joins host Vivienne Egan in a conversation about what success means, his unique career as a self-taught magician and break dancer, and the UK arts industry. Tune in to find out more about Magical Bones’ experience as a Black artist, his expectations for the future and how parental expectations have played into his decisions.
- Magical Bones
- Bones’ experience as a finalist on Britain’s Got Talent
- Started performing at Underbelly Southbank
- “No such thing as a Black magician”
- Impossible – biggest magic show to come to the UK, first magic show to come to the west end in a century, experience as a main magician
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Arts Grant Consultant Sarah Benvenuti joins host Vivienne Egan in a conversation about grants and fundraising for arts companies, the gaps in arts business practice, the importance of long-term planning and how to monetise and maximise your talents.
Comedy Festival Director Geoff Rowe joins host Vivienne Egan in a conversation about how he founded Leicester Comedy Festival and the Big Difference Company, the motivations behind his work, how humour can be used to connect with people and the necessity to be adaptable for evolving audiences.
Actor, Writer and Comedian Sukh Ojla joins host Vivienne Egan in a conversation about her journey to a full time creative job and writing a novel, managing imposter syndrome, the difficulties of saving for a house as a self-employed artist and forgiving past financial mistakes.