Author Archives: Karin Ridgers

House of Fun with Tim Barford, Peter Egan and ‘Free From’ Desserts

Tonight I was joined by Tim Barford, founder and manager of VegFest UK, amazing actor Peter Egan and Danielle Maupertuis ‘Free From Desserts’ talking about their fantastic range of desserts which are gluten free, dairy free, egg free and vegan!

Click here for the official Vegfest UK website.

Click here for the official ‘Free From’ Desserts website.

Click here for Peter Egan’s Facebook Page. 

This week’s tracklist

Madness – My Girl
Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good
Baby D – Let Me Be Your Fantasy
Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger
Pretenders – Talk Of The Town
Queen & David Bowie – Under Pressure
Drake – Hotline Bling
Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend The Night Together
K-9 Angels – Let’s Go Home
Rozalla – This Time I Found Love (Ollie J 7 inch mix)
Rose Royce – Car Wash
Prodigy – Breathe
Radiohead – Creep (clean)




House of Fun with Mike Molloy, Adele Cliff and Shambhu’s

This week I was joined by fantastic author Mike Molloy, the amazingly funny Adele Cliff and we were treated to some out of this world vegan delights by Shambhu’s caterers!

Click here for Mike Molloy’s official website.

Click here for Adele Cliff’s official Twitter account.

Click here for Shambu’s official website.

    This week’s tracklist

    Madness – Driving In My Car
    Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
    10cc – Dreadlock Holiday
    Air Supply – All Out Of Love
    Alison Moyet – All Cried Out
    A Tribe Called Quest – Can I Kick It
    Amy Winehouse – You Know I’m No Good
    Aztec Camera – Oblivious
    Belle Stars – Sign Of The Times
    Bryan Adams – Run To You
    Pink – Trouble
    Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
    George Michael – Careless Whisper

House of Fun with Andrea Gamby-Boulger, Anthony Mullally and Kim Wymer

This weeks show had 3 fantastic guests! I was joined by Andrea Gamby-Boulger, founder of Wetnose Animal Aid talking about their upcoming events. Next up was Leeds Rhinos Anthony Mullally, talking about his amazing rugby career and his veganism. Finally, live in the studio I was joined by renowned author and life speaker, Kim Wymer!

Click here for the official Wetnose Animal Aid website

Click here for Anthony Mullally’s official Instagram page

Click here for Kim Wymer’s official website

    This week’s tracklist

Madness – My Girl
DeBarge – Rhythm of the night
Depeche Mode – Just Can’t Get Enough
Animotion – Obsession
Cure – Friday I’m In Love
K-9 Angels – Let’s Go Home
23 Grace Jones – Pull Up To The Bumper
Wham – Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Queen – You’re My Best Friend
Shannon – Let The Music Play
Sharon Redd – Can You Handle It
Rozalla – Everybody’s free (to feel good)
Nomad – (I Wanna Give You) Devotion
Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy
Blur – Girls & Boys


House of Fun with Dan Richardson

Tonight I was joined by the amazing, highly acclaimed actor Dan Richardson. Dan joined us talking about his fundraising as patron of animal charity ‘Born Free’. He also had a huge announcement (no sneak previews but all revealed on the listen again link)!

Click here for Dan’s official Facebook page

    This week’s tracklist

Madness – Night Boat To Cairo
Simple Minds – Glittering Prize
Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight
Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
Adeva – Respect
Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine
Joe Smooth – Promised Land
Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock – Get On The Dance Floor
Beats International – Dub Be Good To Me
De La Soul – Me Myself & I
A Tribe Called Quest – Can I Kick It
Inner City – Big Fun

A BRAND NEW FEATURE FROM THIS WEEK!! Click here to see my Facebook live filmed during the show!

House of Fun with Stephanie Jeffs

Tonight’s guest was the lovely Stephanie Jeffs discussing the ‘Explore Raw’ diet!

Click here for the official Explore Raw website

    The show track list

Madness – House Of Fun
Oasis – Live Forever
3 Of A Kind – Baby Cakes
ABC – All Of My Heart
4 Non Blondes – What’s Up
Belle Stars – Sign Of The Times
Cameo – She’s Strange
Tom Jones – It’s Not Unusual
Hot Chocolate – You Sexy Thing
Space feat Cerys Matthews – Ballad Of Tom Jones
Stereophonics – Have A Nice Day
Catatonia – Dead From The Waist Down
Kool and the Gang – Celebration
45 King – The 900 Number
Shirley Bassey – Big Spender
Shakin’ Stevens – Oh Julie
Rozalla – This Time I Found Love (Ollie J 7 inch mix)

House of Fun with Alex Coulter, Jared Coulter and Dr Ro

This weeks guests were the lovely Alex & Jared Coulter discussing VGang, and their alternative vegan friendly Valentine’s Party as well as the incredible Dr Ro talking about keeping your relationships alive.

A super playlist tonight…. focusing on your ultimate school disco track 😀

Madness - Wings Of A Dove,
Adventures Of Stevie V - Dirty Cash (Money Talks),
Elton John - Crocodile Rock,
Bros - When Will I Be Famous_,
Rose Royce - Car Wash,
Jeff Beck - Hi Ho Silver Lining,
N-Trance - Stayin' Alive,
Irene Cara - Fame,
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (part 2),
Maroon 5 - This Love,
Whigfield - Saturday Night,
Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough,
Yazz And The Plastic Population - The Only Way Is Up,
Rozalla - Everybody's Free (To Feel Good) (Radio edit),
Bad Manners - Lip Up Fatty,
Soft Cell - Tainted Love,
Blondie - Heart Of Glass,
Robin S - Show Me Love,
Wham  - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go,
Chumbawamba - Tubthumping,

Click here for the official Dr Rohan Weerasinghe Facebook page

Click here for the official VGang UK website

Click here for our fun Facebook live! 

House of Fun – with Rozalla and Russell Quirk

Tonight’s show:

A big thank you to our two guests tonight!

Firstly, ROZALLA came down to chat about her career, her songs old and new and some great stories about some famous people she’s met along the way.

She also sang her 1992 smash hit Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good) live in the studio and you can see that below!

Secondly my old friend RUSSELL QUIRK, founder of online estate agency eMOOV came in for a chat about what he’s up to at the moment. You can hear the whole show again by clicking the link at the top of the page.

(Rozalla starts at 29:00, Russell starts at 1:34:00)

Tonight's super play list - including Rozalla singing LIVE is.....

Madness - House Of Fun
ABC - Tears Are Not Enough
Police - I Can't Stand Losing You
Mel C - On The Horizon
Darkness - Friday Night
Princess - Say I'm Your Number One
Nelly Furtado - Turn Off The Light
Billy Ocean - Caribbean queen
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
Nomad - (I Wanna Give You) Devotion
Kylie Minogue - Everybody's Free (To Feel Good

House of Fun with Gabriela Lerner and Neil Baird

Tonight I was joined by the lovely Gabriela Lerner, raw foods expert and coach talking about being radiant on raw as well as Neil Baird, the amazing photographer!

Click here for Gabriela’s official website

Click here for Neil’s official website

    Track List

Madness – Embarassment
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
Debbie Harry – French Kissing In The USA
Beatles – Ticket To Ride
Spandau Ballet – True
Soft Cell – Tainted Love
Toni Basil – Mickey
Snap – Rhythm is a dancer
Snap – The Power
Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love
Gap Band – Oops Upside Your Head
Prince – Purple Rain (single edit)
Desmond Dekker And The Aces – Israelites
Jam – That’s Entertainment
S Express – Theme from S Express

House of Fun with Isobel Hutchinson, Chris James and Ruth Jackson

Tonight Karin Ridgers was joined by Isobel Hutchinson, Director of Animal Aid, Chris James of Mind Body and Soul as well as Ruth Jackson from Lumie who joined us for a telephone interview about light therapy and Blue Monday.

Click here for the official Animal Aid Website

Click here for the official Mind, Body and Soul Website

Click here for the official Lumie website

Tonight’s Awesome Playlist! 😀

Madness – Baggy Trousers
Bananarama – Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye)
Bow Wow Wow – Go Wild In The Country
Blondie – Rapture
Carly Simon – You’re So Vain
Colourfield – Thinking of you
Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Geno
Echo and the Bunnymen – The Killing Moon
David Bowie – Changes
D-Ream – Things Can Only Get Better
Damned – Eloise
Smiths – This Charming Man
Cure – Let’s Go To Bed
Deee-Lite – Groove Is In The Heart

House of Fun with Juliette Bryant

Tonight’s guest was Juliette Bryant. We were talking about Juliette’s kitchen and the best/worst resolutions!

Click here to visit the official Juliette’s Kitchen website

    Play List

Madness – Michael Caine
Abba – Knowing Me Knowing You
Pretenders – Talk Of The Town
4 Non Blondes – What’s Up
10cc – Dreadlock Holiday
Bangles – Walk Like An Egyptian
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name
Transvision Vamp – I Want Your Love
A Tribe Called Quest – Can I Kick It
Soft Cell – Torch
Suzanne Vega – Luka
The Jam – Town Called Malice
Alexander O’Neal – Criticise
Rozalla – Everybody’s free (to feel good)
Nomad – (I Wanna Give You) Devotion
Lets Go Home by K-9 Angels