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It's great to have an inspirational story about a young person in business rather than the negative stories that we are constantly reading about the UK's young adults ...Read More »
4th december 2013 molly – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE BEAUTY REVIEWS Great as always to have Molly in the studio with the latest Beauty Products and some smashing ideas for ChristmasRead More »
(The above picture has caused lots of comments from Peter’s Facebook Community. I’d delete those friends Peter I really would) 20131128110010 Peter Jones talks pre christmas stress – EDITED CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR FEATURERead More »
20131127110010 tony morrison – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Music Promoter, Tony Morrison, came in to talk about Brentwood Lighting up the performance of Digby Fairweather Premier Trio (on stage 12.15pm)Read More »
hogarth school 271113 – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Joined in the studio by pupils from Hogarth School who will be performing this Saturday (30th November) at Brentwood Lighting up. TheRead More »
20131125100010 jane chinery – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Joined in the studio by Jane Chinery who is the owner of Sparkle Dance and Fitness. The girls and boys from Sparkle Dance and Fitness will beRead More »
20131122110010 adrian rotary club – EDITED CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Adrian Phillips, District Governor of The Rotary Club of Brentwood popped in to talk about Brentwood Lighting Up, the historyRead More »
20131121110010 ask molly GURLGE – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great to have our regular beauty bonce Ask Molly back in the studio with an array of exciting products. It wasRead More »
20131122100010 Brentwood Songsters – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Sophie Biebuyck is the Choir Director for Brentwood Songsters. The Youth choirs designed to provide fun choral experience to Children aged 5 – 16Read More »
Chris Boyland from Churches together joined us to talk about Brentwood Lighting Up, The Candlelight Parade, The Choir and much more.Read More »
Chatting about the new Beeches Care Home in BrentwoodRead More »
Cllr Keith Parker talks to us about Brentwood Borough Council's new Community Funding StrategyRead More »
20131101110011 ROY TYZACK CRIME TIME – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW ROY TYZACK’S CRIME TIME Back in the studio is retired CID Murder Squad Detective, Roy Tyzack. This month RoyRead More »
20131031110011 jane ward brentwood buddist centre – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Joined in the studio today by Founder of The Brentwood Buddhist Centre, Jane Ward, Reflexologist and Reiki Master, Vicky Conway,Read More »
20131029110010 the Popets – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW AND LIVE VOCALS The Poppettes aka Amy, Becca and Juliet came into to talk about their music and more. The girlsRead More »
PART I 20131025110011 stacey skeete part one – edited PART II 20131025120011 stacey skeete part two – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW & 3 AWESOME VOCAL TRACKS Joined inRead More »
20131029120010 sam derougemont hotel – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Joined in the studio today by Marketing Manager Sam Banks from De Rougemont Manor Hotel. De Rougemont Manor have just wonRead More »
0131025100011 ask miolly 25th october – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Molly Miller was back on the radio with ASK MOLLY (I ask, she laughs?). Molly was talking about a rangeRead More »
20131024110011 Sylvia Kent and Mick Foley – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW This months Book Club with author/columnist Sylvia Kent and guest writer Michael Foley. Michael has written over twenty books andRead More »
Scott Ross and Michelle Ward in full professional pose. Stu, Con, Drake, Mel and a few others are in the Phoenix FM chat room. Its not unheard of for someone to askRead More »
20131024100011 david pitchford NEW VENTURE PLAYERS – EDITED David Pitchford came in to talk about The New Venture Players production of A Tale of Two Cities. THURSDAY 24TH, FRIDAY 25TH, SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER ATRead More »
20131023110011 blackmore CHRISTMAS MARKET ANGELA BLACKMORE – edited Angela Blackmore popped in to talk about the fabulous Christmas Market at Priory Church of St Laurence taking place on the 23rd November. FREE ENTRY StartsRead More »
20131009110010 (ask molly 9th October) – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE REVIEWS Molly Miller back in the studio with this weeks beauty chat! THIS WEEK’S PRODUCTS FROG London Hairdressers “Chemo-Cut” 01277 200888Read More »
INTERVIEW WITH WOMAN Joined in the studio by two of the three amazing singers from WOMAN, Mazz and Emma (Mazz said Gina was in the boot of the car). Mazz Murray and EmmaRead More »
20131016110010 peter jones 16th October – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Writer and self help guru Peter Jones joined me in the studio for HAPPY CLUB. He now has hisRead More »
Keith and Kirstin from Brentwood-based Straight Talking Events chat about their latest campaignRead More »
20131008110010 carol finney – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great to be joined in the studio by Carol Finney to talk about World Mental Health Day. Carol is a Cognitive BehaviouralRead More »
20131007110010 – edited TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW CLICK ABOVE Great to meet Peter Steer from Tenek after the excellent performance earlier in the year from himself and Tenek’s Geoff Pinckney at The CreativeRead More »
Local singer songwriter Matthew Shepherd joined me in the studio to play a few tracks from his new five track EP. Next live gig 8th October Stand & Deliver The Gardeners Arms, Loughton from 8.30pm openRead More »
MELODY & BONNIE 20131001110010 mel and bonnie melody and the boy toys part one – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO PART 1 OF THE INTERVIEW 20131001120010m mel part two – edited CLICK ABOVERead More »
20130925110010 ask molly 25th sept – edited Joined in the studio by a particularly weird looking Molly this week. She had dark glasses on when she appeared in the studio. When she took them off,Read More »
20130918110010 peter jones – edited CLICK ABOVE, FOR THE HAPPY CLUB Writer, Peter Jones, was back at Phoenix to start with a new monthly series called The Happy Club and boy did we have aRead More »
A very lively discussion today in the studio concerning the Brentwood Council No Confidence VoteRead More »
20130912110010 jim reeves – edited TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW CLICK ABOVE The Book Club this month with Sylvia Kent and her guest author Jim Reeve and editor Joan Reeve was really interesting show. SYLVIARead More »
20130911110010 – ask molly talking mally edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Before we start, I am a massive fan of Mally Make Up, having purchased many items over theRead More »
meryl spinks 030913- edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW I was joined in the studio by local writer, Meryl Spinks, who came in to talk about her debut novel, NEVER MY LOVE.Read More »
More beauty products reviewed by Ask Molly and by the way… its rude to laugh at me when I was just sitting there! For some reason, Molly has the giggles! Is it myRead More »
Adam Barker was my guest in the studio and he was came in to tell us all about PODCASTING. adam barker 27th august 2013 – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW AdamRead More »
Gordon Kenny talks about profumo 23rd august 2013 – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Joined in the studio by Gordon Kenny who is a multi talented singer/songwriter/producer/actor/writer/producer. Gordon has written PROFUMO THERead More »
Jordan Cox 20th August 2013 – edited CLIVE ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW No doubt my prediction for Jordan will come true. When I met him last year I said he will eventually beRead More »
Trinity Church The Way Festival 21st August 2013 – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW It was a pleasure to speak to Evangelist Peter Ruck about The Way Festival which starts 23rd AugustRead More »
Always a pleasure to be joined in the studio by Sylvia Kent with The Book Club, this months guest is author Andrew Summers. 20130725110010 sylvia kent club July andrew summers- edited CLIVE ABOVE TORead More »
20130814110010 ask molly 14th august CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great to see Molly in the studio for our twice monthly beauty fest. We kicked off the show with a new excitingRead More »
20130805110010 mark reed – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW I was joined in the studio by local singer/songwriter Mark Reed. Mark played two live tracks in the studio and talkedRead More »
Russell Quirk talks Your Councillor: Shirker or Worker? and why The Bedroom Tax is simply not going to work in Brentwood
20130806110010 russell- edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Always a pleasure to have Brentwood First’s, Russell Quirk in the studio. Last week Russell asked the council for a list of casework that hasRead More »
20130730110010 axk molly – 29th July 2013 CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW The lovely Molly Miller was back in the studio this week talking more beauty. Teeth Whitening by Pearly Ltd www.pearlys.co.ukRead More »
20130710110010 ask molly 10thjuly – edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PRODUCTS THIS WEEK Bodhi – Ginger Brew Deep Tissue and Body Massage Oil £30 Bodhi – Lip Cacao Cocoon BalmRead More »
20130705110011 ben marcus – July 2013 edit CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW (PART ONE) 20130705120010 ben marcus – edited july 2013 part two CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW (PART TWO)Read More »
20130704110010 ask molly – JUNE edited CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Joined in the studio by Beauty Expert, MOLLY MILLER. Always great fun and I get to dab my fingers into someRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Film Director, Writer and Producer, Spencer Hawken was my guest today talking about his up and coming film, DEATH WALKS. The film is being shot in RomfordRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great to see Molly back on form and back in the studio after being poorly. Check out her beauty blog http://askmollybeauty.blogspot.co.uk TWITTER @askmolly PRODUCTS TODAY Essex Boys/GirlsRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW I was joined in the studio by Sylvia Kent & Patrick Forsyth for this months Book Club. Sylvia Kent is A F/L columnist/author, a contribute to national, regionalRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW MOLLY MILLER was back in the studio with her regular beauty feature this week talking about a host of gorgeous perfumes. The studio has never smelt better!Read More »
CHECK OUT WWW.ASKMOLLYBEAUTY.COM for more! CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PART ONE CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PART TWO PRODUCTS FOR THIS WEEK Clinique available department stores nationwide The Face Scrub £17Read More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW I know I grabbed your attention with WIN A CAR! and you CAN! Pop onto the St Francis Hospice website for more details on their Spring Raffle andRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Mike Conyers from Crushes talks about his Fundraising and his recent parachute jump for The RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind). Crushes Manor Clinic – Physiotherapy,Read More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Emmeline Harris from Dance Decoded was my guest in the studio. Emmeline talked about her dance career so far and her workshops plus her new Pilates andRead More »
ROB CLARKE- DRUMMER CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW 1st HALF CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW 2ND HALF A Druming Extravaganza seeing local ‘parish’ drummer Alan Clarke and his son RobRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN Scott Ross is the older brother I never really wanted and he thinks I should double up as an inflatable at The Phoenix FM Birthday Bash. We get onRead More »
Author Peter Jones talks about his new book HOW TO EAT LOADS AND STAY SLIM (WARNING! lots of laughing)
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great to have local author, Peter Jones, back in the studio. This time Peter came in to talk about his new book HOW TO EAT LOADS ANDRead More »
Curves & Couture come in to talk about their bridal boutique, exclusively dedicated to Curvy and Plus size brides.
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW You know when you think, I wish I had thought of that business idea! Well Alison and Joanne have and its up and running very sucessful thankRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Great to have the effervescent Danielle Barnett in the studio. Danielle is not only the amazing lead singer from The Urban Cookie Collective, she is also a writer,Read More »
Royal Navy Lieutenant Joshua Rylah talks about Special Needs And ParentsRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW. ASK MOLLY in the studio, with her regular beauty feature, this week we covered some great new products including jewellery and I am now the proud ownerRead More »
Karl Hyde from UNDERWORLD talks about his debut album EDGELAND and bigs up Essex (well it’s a cool place you know)
I think the title says it all thereRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview and live vocal performance Jamie Single I first saw at a Singing Competition about a month back, he has a great live voice and that something extra,Read More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW PLUS LIVE VOCALS Love live music and today I got to interview and listen to Julia Plum Quinn. Besides writing her own material along side guitarist Dave Mascall,Read More »
David Strelitz came in to talk about his work in video production, Fund Raising for Saving Faces and 25 years without a proper job!
To listen to the interview please click above David Strelitz from David Strelitz Video Productions (DSVP) came in to talk about his work in Video Production. David offers a wide range of services fromRead More »
Cick above to listen to the interview. PRODUCTS MENTIONED Lee Stafford Hair & Beauty Academy Chelmsford 01245 355 222 Ashleigh Bunce Airbrush makeup artist Twitter @ashleighMUA or via email firstname.lastname@example.org CarolynK Cosmetics stockists www.carolynk.comRead More »
Brentwood Boot Camp – Sue, Jo & Emma talk fitness, transformations and not all fitness classes are the same!
Click above to listen to the interview. Lovely to meet Sue & Jo from Brentwood Boot Camp and one of their boot camp converts Emma. A group of really friendly people of all fitnessRead More »
Are you a business in Brentwood then read on. Who are Business Biscotti? Richard Pond explains more.
Click above to listen to the interview. If you are a local business and have never tried networking then have a listen to Richard Pond from Business Biscotti who will explain how it works.Read More »
ASK MOLLY back in the studio to talk about Essex Fashion Week (the real story), Benefit Make up, The Winner of the PROM (Gazette Newspaper) plus loads more.
Click above to listen to the interview. PRODUCTS MENTIONED Benefit Debenhams Nationwide Benefit Longwear Powder Shadow £15.50 Benefit Longwear Creaseless Cream Shadow £15.50 Ultra Plush Lip Gloss £14.50 Benefit Bathina £23.50 Éclat Makeup BaseRead More »
Local vocalist Kat Price sings live in the studio and talks about Artist Management, gigs, music and more.
Click above to listen to the interview If you havent heard of Kat Price then you obviously dont go out in Essex! Kat sings at least four times a week at a variety ofRead More »
ASK MOLLY talks beauty, coloured contact lenses, Freeze Frame, lotions and potions plus TOWIE cosmetic surgery.
ASK MOLLY was back in the studio talking beauty products this time with blue eyes (fantastic contact lenses). Considering that she is brown eyed, they worked really well. Looked like a different person. I amRead More »
Brentwood First Councillor Russell Quirk talks Potholes, William Hunter Way, Hutton Community Centre, The Town Hall & Election Fever
Click above to listen to the interview. Brentwood First Independent Borough Councillor for Hutton North joined me in the studio for a run down of local issues, Potholes, William Hunter Way, Hutton Community Centre, The TownRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Always great fun when Molly Miller is in the studio and this week Molly was here to talk about Prom Make Up (not that I have toRead More »
Jane Sutherland from Saint Francis Hospice came in to talk about services provided by the Hospice and fundraising.
Click above to listen to the interview. Joined in the studio by Jane Sutherland, Director of Patient Services at Saint Francis Hospice. For more information on the services the hospice provide or to getRead More »
Click above to listen to part 1. Click above to listen to part 2. I was joined in the studio for The Book Club (April Edition) by writer Sylvia Kent and Audrey Snee ofRead More »
Alzheimer’s Society and Brentwood Mind join me in the studio to talk about The Walk & Talk & Brentwood Awareness Week.
Click above to listen to the interview. I was joined in the studio by Nicola Williams, who is a Dementia Support Walker for Alzheimer’s Society and Wayne from Brentwood Mind. Nicola and Wayne cameRead More »
Ben Lacey from Key2Empowerment talks hypnotherapy, NLP and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) plus more.
Click above to listen to the interview Joined in the studio by Ben Lacey who is a qualified hypnotherapist, a Master Practitioner in NLP is also a practitioner and trainer in Emotional Freedom TechniqueRead More »
Ask Molly talks cellulite creams, latest fragrances and nail polish. The most entertaining beauty feature on radio.
Click above the listen to the interview Great to see the gorgeous Molly Miller back in the studio with ASK MOLLY talking about a range of beauty products. Informative and funny. This weeks products:-Read More »
The London Marathon's oldest runner talks about this weekend's race, training, charity work and his MBE. He is also very funny!Read More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Molly our resident beauty expert was back in the studio talking about Bridal Make up and new make up products for the summer. Is it just meRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Jordan Cox came in to talk about Extreme Couponing and how you can save yourself a small fortune. Check out the interview for more detail. This youngRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Vicky Shepherd came in to talk about Brentwood New Or Reuse which is a place to buy and sell anything from clothing to homewares and furniture. BeRead More »
Better than the Bee Gees, thats my thoughts on the live singing from Tony Smith, Gerry Smith and Scott Ross – Check out their sound now! (Not available on download).
Tony with his friend Rhi, Scott Ross not causing electrical damage and the only picture I can find of Gerry Smith on his way to a football match. Click above to listen to theRead More »
Rob Jelly, Tony Smith and myself talking about being nibbled by bed bugs, side burns, Scott Ross’s teeth and who played who in The Professionals
Random banter between a few presenters on the start of my showRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Ask Molly is back with some more beauty items that will be suitable for your gym bag and to help relax you.  Read More »
Click above to listen to the interview Colin Barber is The Management Mechanic and his business is making sure your business works. Fascinating discussion about Psychology, Communication and NLP. To find out more informationRead More »
Dave Wickenden from 4 Poofs and a Piano talks about the new line up, the new tour Bigger, Louder, Harder, Longer!! This sounds like a fabulous night out darling!
Click above to listen to the interview Who couldnt love 4 Poofs and a Piano! I have since they first appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show, hilarious, witty, camp and fun. Dave Wickenden is atRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Check out this great local writer! Great to meet local writer, Matilda Wren, who came in to talk about her fabulous book, WHEN RAVENS FALL. The book is a darkRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Molly joins me in the studio, with a cold, to talk about Essex Beauty Group and some amazing new productsRead More »
Denise Douglas from Saint Francis Hospice talks about The Education Centre, Wills and Dying Matters Awareness Week (13th – 19th May)
Click above to listen to the interview. Denise Douglas, Lecturer in Palliative Care, from Saint Francis Hospice came in to talk about The Education Centre, Wills and Dying Matters Awareness Week from 13th – 19thRead More »
Chris Chitticks talks about an amazing fundraiser weekend HEAD IN THE SAND aka HITS. FRIDAY 29TH & SATURDAY 30TH MARCH
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW No More Heroes’ bass guitarist Chris came in to talk about this amazing fundraiser taking place Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March in aid of Prostate Cancer.Read More »
Writer John Woodhouse talks about his book, A Copper at the Yard, and recalls some very funny stories (warning.. strong laughter).
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW I had a riot with writer John Woodhouse, we really did laugh, mostly about his fabulous book, A Copper at the Yard. As a copper, John’s careerRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR INTERVIEW The stunning Molly Miller (aka Ask Molly) was back again at Phoenix FM with her regular weekly beauty feature. This week Molly talked about Skin Care and explainedRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW The Phoenix FM studio is always open to Local Councillors and it was a pleasure to talk to Lib Dem Councillor Vicky Davies about her views andRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Always a pleasure to see Sylvia Kent. Sylvia is a published writer, journalist, Chair of Brentwood Writers Circle and The Brentwood Book Festival. She never sits stillRead More »
Garry Court, Matron at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, came down to studios today to talk about his role at the hospital and in particular the recent CQC (Care Quality Commission) report in whichRead More »
OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) talk about their brand new album, single, tour and locomotives!
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great to speak to Andy McCluskey from OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark). Andy talked about the new album, ENGLISH ELECTRIC which is out on the 8th AprilRead More »
Click here to listen again to the interview: I was beside myself with excitement today as my guest in the studio was the amazing Ray Lewis from The Drifters, one totally fabulous vocalist. RayRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Molly Miller AKA Ask Molly was back in the studio for her regular weekly beauty feature. This week Molly talked about Mineral Make Up and an awesomeRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Why having a Will is important – protect your loved ones During the course of our lives, we all experience many changes such as those involving family;Read More »
Great new feature ASK MOLLY talking beauty! Spring Make up, Mother Days Gifts, HD Brows, Revitalash Reviews.
The fabulous Miss Molly! CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Great new weekly feature with Molly Miller aka Ask Molly. Molly has been a beauty writer for many years and also writes aRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Caryl Kwei came in to explain the work of Fairtrade and how you can get involved in this worthy cause. www.brentwoodfairtrade.comRead More »
Brentwood First’s Russell Quirk & Nigel Clarke talk Brentwood Parking, Potholes, The Old House plus more on Brentwood’s Local Issues.
CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR PART ONE CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR PART TWO Brentwood First is a new party in Brentwood standing not for the party whip but for what is right for area. Russell andRead More »
Ben Lacey from Key2Empowerment came in to talk about Paradigmatic Coaching. Ben will be at The Brentwood Centre tomorrow morning from 9am – 6pm to give a sample of Paradigmatic Coaching and what itRead More »
I Click above to listen to the interview I was joined in the studio by Sylvia Kent and Pat Gaudin talking about the Essex Book Festival. http://www.essexbookfestival.org.ukRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Very funny start to this interview with Nat and myself giggling away…. Loving The Chicken & Frog Bookshop (http://chickenandfrog.com/ check out the website, its excellent. Nat came inRead More »
Are you a local business in Brentwood? Its free to join Business Biscotti, Richard Pond explains all about the new networking group.
CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR THE INTERVIEW Richard Pond from Business Biscotti joined me in the studio to explain all about the new networking group for Brentwood. Business Biscotti is what networking is all aboutRead More »
Burlesque! Jem Ayres popped in to talk about her Burlesque Dance Classes which are taking Essex by storm!
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW The gorgeous Jem is the woman behind Burlesque Jems. Jem and her team of instructors run dance classes all across Essex for ladies of all ages, abilities, shapesRead More »
Click here to listen again to the whole interview and session: We were delighted to welcome in Betty, Gail and Dorothy, otherwise known as the Three Belles – a 1940s vocal trio in theRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview. Final Book Club of the Year with Sylvia Kent and some great ideas on stocking filler books. Our guest this month is local writer David Brindley whoRead More »
Limahl talks about his life, Kajagoogoo, Im a Celebrity Get me out of Here and his new single ‘London For Christmas’
Click above to hear the interview. What a total pleasure to talk to Limahl today – The Kajagoogoo frontman and Im a Celebrity Get me out of Here star was open, honest andRead More »
Click above to hear the interview I have met Rozie T several times and she has a superb voice, something totally different. It was a pleasure to hear her sing live in the studioRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Neil from Drinks of France came into the studio to suggests wines to go with your Christmas Dinner, from Starters, Mains and Puddings. http://www.drinksoffrance.co.uk/ At Drinks ofRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN AGAIN Another edition of THE BOOK CLUB with Sylvia Kent and this months guest was the fabulous writer and story teller, Jan Williams. Check out Sylvia’s excellent blog http://sylviakent.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/jan-williams-in-studio-to-talk-about.html Jan is aRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW (AND TO ME EATING THE DELICIOUS FOOD). Great to hear new businesses opening up and Maiken Haaden from Swedish Fayre (a Swedish style catering company) came into the studioRead More »
Click above to hear the interview. We always support our local businesses here on Phoenix and it was great to meet Ben Lacy from Key2 Empowerment Partnership. Key2 Empowerment does not deal with ‘brokenRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN AGAIN International Classical Singer & Classical Guitarist, Martin Aelred came into Phoenix FM to play a few samples of his work and to talk about his life in music. A trulyRead More »
Neil Hornsby from Drinks of France joins me in the studio for wine tasting, harvest news and try before you buy news.
A Phoenix FM regular, this is the first time Niel Hornsby from Drinks of France has been on my show. Drinks of France is a very successful Brentwood Business and Neil came in toRead More »
CLICK ABOVE FOR PART ONE CLICK ABOVE FOR PART TWO I was joined in the studio by Life Coach Barry Haeger. Barry is also a qualified Nuero-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner which provides additional toolsRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW Retired C.I.D. Detective Roy Tyzack with another cracking show, this month Roy talks about Serial Killers, including a few from Essex! Join Roy every month on PhoenixRead More »
Click above to listen Kathryn Painter, owner of local business Kem Event Management joined me in the studio along with Holly from Marketing. Kathryn is a bespoke event planner, including coroporate events, private events and weddings, plusRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Keith Playell from Skidmarques Tyre and Alignment Specialists (a local business) joined me in the studio to talk about how his business has grown, what services their companyRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN DEE HUNTER SINGER SONGWRITER CAME IN TO TALK ABOUT HER NEW ALBUM THE SHADOW OF THE DEVIL TREE Hear the new songs, POWER TO EXORCISE, THE LAST LAUGH & WOULDNTRead More »
INTERVIEW AND LIVE STUDIO PERFORMANCE WITH ROZIE T LOCAL SINGER SONGWRITER CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN. TRACKS PEFORMED Truth from the Tooth & Blue Eyes As you know, I love love love live music in the studio so was over theRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview and live session Love live music in the studio! This lady started off with her first gig being a major festival, talk about hit the floor running! Linda said sheRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview Sylvia Kent joined me in the studio to talk about all types of Self Help Books. Check out Sylvia’s excellent blog http://www.sylviakent.blogspot.co.uk/ As a F/L writer, SylviaRead More »
Click below to listen to the interview Great to have Roy in the studio. This week Roy talked about Forensics, Fingerprinting and DNA. Fascinating look into the world of Forensics. Roy is a retiredRead More »
Click below to listen to the interview If you are over 60 and looking for something to do then look no further!. I was joined in the studio by Sandy Trott from Young at Heart.Read More »
Click above to listen to the interview. The New Mayor of Brentwood, Cllr Ann Coe, joined me in the studio to talk about her plans for the yearRead More »
SYLVIA & LULU Delighted as always to be joined in the studio by local writer Sylvia Kent. This month Sylvia recommended some supernatural reading. Check out Sylvia’s blog to see all the stars, JoanRead More »
Click above to listen to the interview and live music. It was a pleasure to have Purple Yellow Daze in the studio last Friday playing live. They describe themselves as a “studio, funk, retro,Read More »
Leanne Louise gives Phoenix FM an Exclusive listen to her debut album 222, plus live vocals track and indepth interview.
CLICK PLAY TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW WITH LEANNE LOUISE, PLUS SAMPLES OF THE LIVE SESSION FROM HER DEBUT ALBUM. I love live music in the studio, so today I was lucky enough toRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN My guest today was Danny Friel who has set up a Facebook page for a young Hornchurch boy called Mitchell Huth who has a rare form of cancer. Danny will beRead More »
ROY TYZACKS CRIME TIME SHOW 3 – RETIRED C.I.D. OFFICER TALKS ABOUT A REAL LIFE MURDER CASE AND HOW IT WAS SOLVED
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN Another fabulous show with Roy Tyzack who is a retired C.I.D officer (murder squad, Forensics and also worked as a private investigator). This month Roy talked about the murder of Catherine Grosstephan fromRead More »
Mike Conyers of Crushes Manor talks about his London Marathon Run raising money for the charity S.N.A.P
Mike Conyers of Crushes Manor and Hilary Needham of the charity S.N.A.P joined me in the studio to talk about Mike’s London Marathon run last weekend and the money raised for charity. Mike runningRead More »
Click here to listen to the interview. Delighted as always to be joined in the studio by writer/journalist and long time supporter of Phoenix FM, Sylvia Kent. Check out Sylvia’s blog at http://www.sylviakent.blogspot.co.uk/ plus her booksRead More »
ROY TYZACK’S CRIME TIME SHOW II – This month retired C.I.D Officer Roy Tyzack covers a real life murder case and how it was solved.
Click here to listen to the interview. Retired C.I.D. Officer, Roy Tyzack, joined me in the studio this month to talk over a real life murder case and how it was solved. HelenRead More »
Russell Quirk Grilled Lunch Show 3. Talking Local Elections, Conservative Donors, Bell Mead, The Old House, Twitter and much more.
Click above to listen again. As always an interesting show covering a variety of subjects. Grilled Lunch this month with Conservative Councillor and localism panel Chairman Russell Quirk talking Local Elections (3rd May), Conservative donors, BellRead More »
CLICK ABOVE TO HEAR THE INTERVIEW. Delighted as always to have the vivacious Sylvia Kent in the studio. I was treated not only to recommended reading but Sylvia brought in some home made ROCKY ROAD.Read More »
GEORGE ADEY 94. THE UK’S OLDEST CO PRESENTER ON RADIO. Listen to the hilarious Happy Birthday wishes from a bus load of strangers! Go GEORGE!
CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN TO GEORGE Michelle & Bryan wish George Adey a Happy Birthday live on air and George is too busy telling the bus load of people he’s on the radio!Read More »
AND NOW FOR SOMEONE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT! CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN AGAIN I interviewed KeyKrusher (AKA Nigel Hammond) who composes and performs an eclectic mix of magical ambient, techno and urban tracks. Check out his musicRead More »
Part of the fun at Phoenix is when I get to talk to the other presenters live on air, none more than Bryan Powis who presents the excellent Breakfast Show on Phoenix Monday –Read More »
The Ben Markus Band CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW. Ben Markus of the Ben Markus Band joined me on the line to talk about his two new books! This is a mutliRead More »
BRENTWOOD BREWERYS TASTY NEW BITTER CALLED MIKE’S MARATHON AND MIKE HIMSELF TALKING ABOUT HIS CHARITY MARATHON RUN!
I was joined in the studio by Mike Conyers – Crushes Manor Clinic, Robert Gunn – Burnt Oak Consulting and Roland Kannor – MD of The Brentwood Brewing to talk about their newRead More »
Liam McKay talks to Phoenix FM about all the information you'll needRead More »
ROY TYZACKS CRIME TIME Ex C.I.D Police Officer talks Whitechapel, Jack the Ripper, The Krays and much more.
INTERVIEW Fantastic new show on Phoenix called ROY TYZACKS CRIME TIME in which ex C.I.D Officer Roy talks over famous crime cases, forensic techniques and changes in policing. In the first show Roy spoke aboutRead More »
GRILLED LUNCH with Mike Le Surf talking Budgets, Top Trumps!,The Euro, Mr Ed Miliband, prayers and more!
Click here to listen to Mike on Phoenix FM. Labour’s Mike Le Surf came in to talk on GRILLED LUNCH this week and what a show it was! Conservative, Russell Quirk, was also dueRead More »
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN AGAIN Firstly, we are at the NEW STUDIOS! Its masssssive! Thanks to all the guys for the hard work they have put in over the last two months. It’s aRead More »
LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE I was lucky to be join in the studio by the excellent singer/songwriter Pete Hunt and his Manager Roy Tyzack. Pete came in to talk about his music andRead More »
MIKE JONES & LISA CHAPMAN TALK COMEDY, DIRECTING, FILM MAKING AND THE PLAY FUR COAT AND NO KNICKERS!
Mike Jones and Lisa Chapman from the Thurrock Court Players came in to talk about their production of the hilarious comedy, Fur Coat and No Knickers. Besides being a regular presenter on Phoenix FM and manyRead More »
Michelle Ward's review of Brentwood's three-day blues and Latin extravaganzaRead More »
Julie, Amy and Justin CLICK HEAR TO LISTEN TO AN EXCERPT FROM THE PLAY Amy, Justin and Julie popped in from Early Doors Productions to talk about their forthcoming production of One Flew Over TheRead More »
Grilled Lunch with Russell Quirk – talking local issues, council property, political heroes, Westminster, voting and Cameron’s Angry Birds!
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN GRILLED LUNCH – with Russell Quirk Great first show with Conservative Councillor, Russell Quirk. Russell will be in the studio monthly along with other local Councillors talking about government andRead More »
Sylvia Kent and Mara Cottrell join Michelle Ward to talk about books and book festivalsRead More »
CLICK HERE FOR INTERVIEW WITH PAUL BLEACH HAPPY NEW YEAR! Yes I’ve been away from Phoenix and my radio show EAT MY LUNCH for nearly two weeks - who the hell have I been talking to inRead More »
Daniel Bridge Photographer, Wild Life Specialist talks Photography, Creationism, moths and leopard skin leotards.
(Above picture by Daniel Bridge) Click here to listen to In Conversation with Daniel Bridge. Daniel Bridge is an ex presenter on Phoenix FM, (you will remember his brilliant show Unnatural Selection). Daniel poppedRead More »
Charley and Lucy talk exclusively to Michelle Ward about Barlow, Walsh and baby showersRead More »
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO MY INTERVIEW WITH JAMES MARTIN, WE TALK FOOD, BOATS AND CARS! Did I try to flirt.. just a little. Its only natural. I have a face for radio andRead More »
West Ham football legend, Tony Cottee and Brentwood Library’s Dianne Jarrett came into Phoenix FM to talk about Brentwood Library’s Charity Christmas Cards. Tony once again launched the start of the Cards for Good Causes charityRead More »
Russell Quirk explains the plans for the home of Brentwood's councilRead More »
Nick Knowles chats to Michelle Ward on Eat my Lunch I was extremely over excited, as were all my female friends when I got the chance to interview TV’s Mr Nick Knowles. Nick startedRead More »
I love a good wedding and I went to a brilliant one at the weekend. Congratulations to the lovely Dee Hunter. Never seen so many musicians in one place! Listen again to the hilariousRead More »
Listen again to our interviews with Cllr Joan Holmes (the Mayor of Brentwood), Cllr Nigel Clarke (The Hair Company) Lyn Heath (French Quarter), Lauren Josman (Saint Francis Hospice), Micky Norcross (Owner of the SugarRead More »
I spoke with Kim Parker from Damsels in Success which is a organisation aimed at women. Click hear to listen “Damsels in Success gives time and space every month to a community of inspiredRead More »
Brentwood girl PIXIE LOTT talks to us about writing her new album, disguises, listening to familiar voices in the car and her love of Brentwood, of course! Click below to listen to the interviewRead More »
Dee Hunter (Singer/Songwriter) pop into the studio to talk about her new album, her music and Buddhism
Click hear to listen to the Dee Hunter Interview Guest in the studio was the mutli talented, singer, songwriter, and producer, Dee Hunter. We got to hear three tracks from the new album andRead More »
Interview Part 1 Interview Part 2 The brilliant Singer/Songwriter Daniel Leigh of New Device joined me in the studio to perform two solo tracks “We’ll be Lovers Tonight” and “The End of Hope” (is aRead More »
Click here to listen to the interview:-The weather is rubbish but the studio today was awash with hideous laughter, namely my own I hasten to add. Why was I laughing like aRead More »
To listen to the interview click here: The effervescent Colin Taylor local writer, story maker and Chair of the Brentwood Writers Circle came into the studio to talk to me about his life, his workRead More »
Although I spend the hours between 11am – 2pm inside, I still like to look out through the small studio window and see a glimmer of sunshine. There is currently no glimmer and noRead More »
It’s been a strange few weeks. I had a lovely day out in France only to be ruined by the fact that I ate mussels and developed a swollen uvula. Sounds nasty andRead More »
You know me, I am such a foodie (aka a greedy old minx). So yesterday I was out at Fortnum and Mason eating a slap up lunch and drinking a fine bottle of wine.Read More »
New on the A list is a single called Twist by Miss 600. I was over the moon to interview Hanna from Miss 600 about the new single. www.miss600.com for more information and gigRead More »
It’s been a busy week. Adrian Smith who set up Crown Music Festival came in to talk about the exciting Festival taking place at Brentwood’s Weald Country Park on 6th and 7th August 2011 HeadlineRead More »
I love food! The show is Eat my Lunch, so I was over the moon to be joined by TV Chef, restaurant owner, ale producer and author, Brian Turner. Brian talked about how heRead More »
Big Dogg play live Last Thursday I was delighted to have in the studio, local band, Big Dogg. If you haven’t heard of this band (where you been for a start)? you needRead More »
Over Now – The Markus band 192kb It was a jam packed show today and the last five minutes I had to talk nonstop whilst David Worrall sorted out the music. I said to DavidRead More »
Something random from today’s Eat My Lunch (as always). Male wolf spiders cannibalise older females, scientists in Uruguay have discovered! In several species, female spiders are known to eat males, but this is theRead More »
Yesterday I made a real fool of myself, well no more than normal I hear you cry. I was over the moon to interview DIY Expert Craig Phillips who has a new series onRead More »
Phoenix FM Fundraiser – Big Dogg, Michelle Ward, Charley Bird, Tibetan Tea Company, Georgia Strand, Girl Friday Productions
Not only was it Mother’s Day on Sunday, it was the Phoenix FM Fundraiser at Brentwood Theatre. After shoving a chicken dinner down my Ma’s throat, then leaving sharpish, I headed off for theRead More »
My guests in the studio today was the ever lovely Nigel Clarke from The Hair Company and Mark P Reed from Brentwood Theatre. We discussed parking in Brentwood and why does it cost 10Read More »
The Phoenix Fundraiser at the Brentwood Theatre on Sunday 3rd of April is looming ever nearer. Acts this time round are Big Dogg, Georgia Strand, Lizzie B, Tibetan Tea Company, Roz/Sweeney, Charley Bird andRead More »
I am organising another Fundraiser for Phoenix 98FM, local bands/artists with a few of our own Phoenix FM talent thrown in (not literally). On the line up this time we have Big Dogg (Headline),Read More »
So, the New Year started off with a rotten cold and throat infection which had the first week of my New Year shows sounding remarkably like Barry White with a cockney accent. “oh baby…Read More »