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#33 - Travel

#33 - Travel

July 28, 2021

This weeks episode is all about travel! What job caused Amber hours of endless driving? How do you transport a guitar safely by plane? What are the perks of acting overseas? What Metallica song is all about missing a loved one? Find out on our Travel episode of Riffs and Scripts!

Content warning: Please be aware that we talk about issues of sexual assault from 52 minutes to 54 and a half minutes.

#32 - Comedy Week with Guest Jim Daly

#32 - Comedy Week with Guest Jim Daly

July 22, 2021

This week is all about comedy!

Jim Daly comes on to talk about his career as a professional comedian. Amber and Cole chat about comedy across music, musicals and Shakespeare. We continue our shout-outs to Camden Fringe 2021 productions, all with a comedic twist!

 

Get ready to laugh!

#31 - Supporting the Arts after Lockdown

#31 - Supporting the Arts after Lockdown

July 15, 2021

This week we're talking about how you at home can support the arts as we gradually emerge from lockdown. What live music app does Cole swear by? Why is it important that budding creatives see other independent shows? And why can't Cole get through a bike ride without wincing? All this, and plenty more on this weeks episode of Riffs and Scripts!

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#30 - Songwriting Duos

#30 - Songwriting Duos

July 8, 2021

This week it's all about songwriting duos! Why was Phantom of the Opera so good? Who's Cole's favourite Beatle? And what was the message behind American Pie? All this and more on Riffs and Scripts!

#29 - Looking back on it: The 60s

#29 - Looking back on it: The 60s

July 1, 2021

This episode we run our 21st century eye over the swinging 60s. How do we feel about James Bond in retrospect? What's Cole's position on The Beatles? What amazing slice of the 60's doesn't get talked about enough? All this and much more on this week's episode of Riffs and Scripts.

#28 - Taking the Knocks

#28 - Taking the Knocks

June 24, 2021

Life in show biz ain't all glitz and glamour! This week we talk about rejection, how hard it can hit, and what it teaches you. Cole and Amber dig into difficult moments in our careers, when we've been rejected, and when we've rejected others; but as always, we find plenty of reasons to laugh!

#27 - Supporting Acts and Actors (Part 2)

#27 - Supporting Acts and Actors (Part 2)

June 17, 2021

This week we continue our discussion about supporting artists. Amber gives us a few of her favourite actors you may have seen in supporting roles, and Cole tells us one or two of his favourite live bands you might not expect from him. What did Amber do to keep up with her french? What does Cole really think of Def Leppard? And what weird shenanigans has Amber always wondered about backstage? All this and more on this weeks episode of Riffs and scripts.

#26 - Practical Jokes

#26 - Practical Jokes

June 10, 2021

This week, before returning to Supporting Acts and Actors, Cole and Amber discuss practical jokes we've seen, heard of, or taken part in; including a few famous band stories, and some of your own submissions! What did drummer Luke do to Cole in Croatia? What random prop found it's way into Ambers university performance? How did Lechlade Music Festival make Cole's Birthday special? How did the cast throw off the villain in Sweeney Todd? Find out in this episode of Riffs and Scripts!

#25 - Supporting Acts and Actors (Part 1)

#25 - Supporting Acts and Actors (Part 1)

June 3, 2021

This week Amber and Cole discuss supporting act bands or supporting actors. Topics and tangents include Saxon, The Blackout, mosh pit etiquette, missing out on oscars and when secondary parts steal the show!

#24 - All things Ireland!

#24 - All things Ireland!

May 27, 2021

This week, as a big thank you to our Irish following, we're celebrating all things Ireland! Amber chats about great Irish film, actors, and productions, and Cole delves into the musical life of one of his favourite Irish musicians. Expect ramblings about our relatives, why The Edge is a great guitarist, and why Cillian Murphy is just so dreamy.

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