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277 – Bin Laden and WOMADelaide

277 - Bin Laden and WOMAD on The Adelaide Show Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, our Co-Producer, Nardia Symonds, traipses around WOMAD with a recorder and brings you some grassroots insights of this musical festival in a park.

And Steve spends some time with Sam Redway and Tyrrell Jones from Knaive Theatre to discuss their show, Bin Laden: The One Man Show.

Also this week, the SA Drink Of The Week is from Baristador Coffee.

Our sponsor, Adelaide Night And Day Family Therapy, continues tonight, with occupational therapist, Johanna de Kort.

And in the Musical Pilgrimage, we have a track from one of the members of Zephyr Quartet, and Nardia also has a few words with its founder, Hilary Kleinig.

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Running Sheet: Bin Laden and WOMAD

00:00:00 Intro
Recorded live at the Adelaide Podcast Festival
00:00:08 SA Drink Of The Week
Baristador Coffee B70 Espresso is the SA Drink Of The Week.
00:08:00 Johanna de Kort, Adelaide Night And Day Therapy
In this week’s Mindful Moment, principal of Adelaide Night and Day Family Therapy, Johanna De Kort, explores the practical side of Occupational Therapy.
00:15:00 Sam Redway and Tyrrell Jones

While Adelaide winds up its Mad March with WOMAD (a celebration of the blending of cultures), the Adelaide Fringe is playing host to a show that carries the message of a culture fearful of its future survival. That show is Bin Laden: The One Man Show. It’s been produced by Knaive Theatre‘s Tyrrell Jones and Sam Redway.

In this play, we are treated to a very sympathetic audience with Osama Bin Laden. Where did that idea come from?

Is it dangerous to let ideas of destruction be given theatrical, motivational treatment?

What points have been raised in your debates?

How easy is it to get an AK47 into Australia?

I just watched James Bond with my girls. It’s like cowboys and indians and all other good guy/bad guy shows in which we turn cultures into cardboard cutouts for entertainment. Are these shows important for binding a society together, or dangerous for creating polarised views of the world?

00:58:16 WOMADelaide
Here is a collection of vox pops from people enjoying WOMADelaide 2019, gathered by our co-producer, Nardia Symonds.
01:06:00 Musical Pilgrimage
In the musical pilgrimage, we have a track called Driving by Belinda Gehlert.

Here’s this week’s preview video:

SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.

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