GORGEOUS Lives

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Francoise Malby Anthony & Katja Willemsen, An Elephant In My Kitchen with Donna Freed

26 Aug 2018

Francoise Malby Anthony & Katja Willemsen, An Elephant In My Kitchen with Donna Freed When Francoise Malby refused to share a taxi on a bone-chilling day in London with a scruffy, bearded man, it was the very last time she said no to future husband Lawrence Anthony. So when he said they should buy a…

Playwright RABIAH HUSSAIN with CORINNA McSHANE on her debut play SPUN, class and microaggressions for GORGEOUS LIVES

15 Aug 2018

Playwright RABIAH HUSSAIN with CORINNA McSHANE on her debut play SPUN, class and microaggressions for GORGEOUS LIVES Rabiah Hussain’s stunning debut play ‘Spun’ recently opened in London to much public and critical acclaim. Rabiah explains why she wrote a play focusing on two girls and their friendship rather than their relationships with men. She discusses…

Eva Crawford’s Parliamentary Petition with Donna Freed

08 Aug 2018

Eva Crawford’s Parliamentary Petition with Donna Freed Actress Eva Crawford’s Crusade on Parliament Eva Crawford is petitioning Parliament to stop lawyers having access to counselling notes in rape and sexual assault cases. After she herself was assaulted, she was contacted by the Rape Crisis charity who while they encouraged her to avail herself of therapy,…

Anna Mazzola, The Story Keeper with Donna Freed – GORGEOUS READS

02 Aug 2018

      Anna Mazzola, The Story Keeper with Donna Freed – GORGEOUS READS  Anna Mazzola excels at creating the atmosphere of her historically set novels. In The Story Keeper, we follow Audrey Hart from 1857 London to the Isle of Skye where the clearances have wreaked havoc in the crofting communities where she is trying to work…

Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman, Body Confidence Coach Gorgeous Wellbeing with Josephine Pembroke

Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman, Body Confidence Coach Gorgeous Wellbeing with Josephine Pembroke At some point every day we catch our reflection and look at our stomach, face or body and we often don’t like what we see. Michelle Elman body confidence coach believes we can change and all become body positive. Buy the…

Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby GORGEOUS COMEDY with VICTORIA PEARSON

01 Aug 2018

Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby GORGEOUS COMEDY with VICTORIA PEARSON  Award winning comedian and broadcaster Rosie Wilby chats to Victoria Pearson. Topics include her new book ‘Is Monogamy Dead?’ stand up comedy as a form of very public therapy and Conscious Uncoupling.  https://www.rosiewilby.com/ #GorgeousComedy #RosieWilby #radiogorgeous                    …

A Little Book of Permission by Susie Sourwine – GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke

21 Jul 2018

A Little Book of Permission by Susie Sourwine GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke This book is like no other, it let’s you think differently, breathe, reflect, relax, let go, trust and live; all through the power of permission. Susie explains her life story and how it led to this gem of a book. Buy the book…

The Actresses by Barbara Ewing with Josephine Pembroke on Radio GORGEOUS

12 Jul 2018

The Actresses by Barbara Ewing with Josephine Pembroke on Radio GORGEOUS At last! A novel with a middle aged woman, with grey hair on the front cover is published in the UK. A first and a victory for us women! Ex actor Barbara chats to Josephine about her novel which has been rereleased after 21…

Leila Aboulela, Elsewhere AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed

10 Jul 2018

Leila Aboulela, Elsewhere AUTHOR OF THE WEEK with Donna Freed   Leila talks in-depth to Donna about her life in writing as an award winning novelist and playwright. Leila moved to Aberdeen following her husband with a baby and small child. Even though she had never considered being an author she frequented the library and found…

Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather – Fashion Fury & Feminism – Women’s Fight for Change by Tessa Boase

Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather – Fashion Fury & Feminism – Women’s Fight for Change by Tessa Boase Oxford educated journalist Tessa Boase, has now become Britain’s leading writer about unknown women in history. Tessa discovered that the RSPB was founded by women who were opposed to dead birds on hats. And these women had been…

K.A. McKeagney, TUBING: Sex on the Tube with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous

08 Jul 2018

  K.A. McKeagney, TUBING:  Sex on the Tube with Donna Freed AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous  Strangers on a train … having sex! Polly is a bit disenchanted with life and sex with a stranger seems like a delicious fantasy until it isn’t. There’s no such thing as a perfect stranger: neither perfect and perhaps not…

How To Be A Grown Up by Daisy Buchanan with Josephine Pembroke

05 Jul 2018

How To Be A Grown Up by Daisy Buchanan with Josephine Pembroke Do you want more joy in your life? The wonderful top journalist and agony aunt for Grazia, Daisy Buchanan gives us tips and advice on how to live our life well and cleverly. Josephine and Daisy chat about subjects such as how to…

KATY BRAND Comedian Actor & Writer with VICTORIA PEARSON – GORGEOUS COMEDY

03 Jul 2018

KATY BRAND Comedian Actor & Writer with VICTORIA PEARSON – GORGEOUS COMEDY Willfully frumpy Katy Brand comedy star of Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show and writer of ‘Brenda Monk is Funny’ chats with Victoria Pearson. Topics include; her new hit play 3Women, the addictive nature of stand up comedy, working with Kate Moss, religion and feminism…

Relight My Fire, create a sexy wishlist with Author Joanna Boulouri with Josephine Pembroke

30 Jun 2018

  Relight My Fire, create a sexy wishlist with Author Joanna Boulouri with Josephine Pembroke Having a child can kill your sex life; find out how Phoebe and Oliver got their mojos back, big time. Josephine chats to best selling Glasgow based author Joanne Bolouri about fantasies, the dating scene and strong Scottish women. #RelightMyFire #RadioGorgeous…

Singer RUMER on Animal Welfare & life juggling GORGEOUS LIVES with Corinna McShane

Singer RUMER on Animal Welfare & life juggling GORGEOUS LIVES with Corinna McShane Critically acclaimed Rumer is an award winning singer songwriter whose debut single ‘Slow’ became one of 2010’s most requested Radio 2 tracks. Rumer talks to Corinna about how adopting rescue dog Alfie, led to a passion for animal welfare. Candidly open, Rumer also…

SINDHU VEE STAND-UP COMEDIAN with VICTORIA PEARSON Gorgeous Comedy

20 Jun 2018

SINDHU VEE STAND-UP COMEDIAN with VICTORIA PEARSON – GORGEOUS COMEDY  Sindhu Vee comedy star of BBC Radio 4 and HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU chats with Victoria Pearson about the differences between male and female comedy, gratuitous swearing and how her Family life influences her material. She highlights her comedy influences and makes her…

The EXPLODED CIRCUS by Mimbre ALL FEMALE CIRCUS – Gorgeous Entertainment with Josephine Pembroke

The EXPLODED CIRCUS by Mimbre ALL FEMALE CIRCUS – Gorgeous Entertainment with Josephine Pembroke We all dream of running away with the circus, Lina Johansson cleverly created her own female led circus. Mimbre have collaborated with super talented artists to create this explosive and highly entertaining show, suitable for ages 6 to 100. On tour all…

Lorna Byrne, Prayers from the Heart GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

31 May 2018

Lorna Byrne, Prayers from the Heart GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke Lorna has been able to see angels since she was 3 years old. Lorna explains how praying for 2 minutes every day can change our hectic lives. She appeals to Women to take time out to feel and pray; then we can have direct access…

Thinking of a Cosmetic Procedure? by psychotherapist Deborah Sandler GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine

27 May 2018

Thinking of a Cosmetic Procedure? by psychotherapist Deborah Sandler GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine  Deborah is very concerned about people not truly knowing the practical and psychological reactions to cosmetic procedures. Deborah explains why we should all question ourselves and do extensive research before we pay up for the needle or the knife. Her book gives much…

Karin Ridgers the UKS most passionate Vegan – GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke

Karin Ridgers the UKS most passionate Vegan – GORGEOUS WELLBEING with Josephine Pembroke   Today we are talking all thing VEGAN and who better to find out about how and why from the UK’s leading VEGAN, Karin Ridgers. Karin gave up a high powered job in banking to dedicate her life to spreading the V word. She…

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