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Loudspeaker #12

Tue 3rd May '22, 6:15pm

This month we invited poets to share their words on peace. From Sierra Leone to our own home and everything in between the word sparked a range of responses.


Loudspeaker #11: International Women’s Day special

Tue 1st Mar '22, 8:45pm

A celebration for International Women's Day! Interviewing poet Cherie Taylor Battiste and Sarah Stead from Vera Media. We also have a call in from Katie from Care 4 Calais


Loudspeaker #10

Tue 1st Feb '22, 6:15pm

Best Of 1st Bday episode of LOUDSPEAKER


Loudspeaker #9

Tue 7th Dec '21, 6:15pm

D3 and Sarah discuss a selection of the pieces performed at the Future Histories event in October, four Spoken Word events where 30 Spoken Word events with 30 Spoken Word Artists


Loudspeaker #8

Tue 2nd Nov '21, 6:15pm

In celebration of 48 years of Hip Hop History, this month’s show is all about Hip Hop. We’re joined by Weezy Jefferson and DJ Agent M!


Loudspeaker #7

Tue 7th Sep '21, 9:00pm

Sharing and discussing poetry submissions on the environment and climate change, joined by Spoken Word artist, producer and HS2 activist, Birch and Community organiser Lizzie


Loudspeaker #6

Tue 3rd Aug '21, 9:00pm

This month's episode 'Pride and Poetry' celebrates and acknowledges pride and life's diversity through spoken word pieces by Leila King, Mikey Barnes, Jack Collins and Fay Kesby.


LOUDSPEAKER Live: Father’s Day Edition

Sat 19th Jun '21, 8:00pm

Loudspeaker's live Father's Day event featuring: DJ Agent M, In10sive, JJ Bantz (Emcee), Keeks, Oliver Rees, Peter Spafford, Mike Southwell and hosts D3 + Sarah Autumn.


Loudspeaker #5

Tue 1st Jun '21, 9:00pm

A year since George Floyd's tragic murder, we focus this episode on the important topic of racial justice


Loudspeaker #4

Tue 4th May '21, 9:00pm

Sarah and D3 interview local poet Tom Priestley and discuss the "Kill the Bill" protest movement.


Loudspeaker #3

Tue 6th Apr '21, 9:00pm

This episode we're talking about what we did and how we felt in lockdown. We're joined by Yorkshire poet Olivia Mulligan and Jacob Justice from Open Source Arts.


Loudspeaker #2

Tue 2nd Mar '21, 9:00pm

The interview guest is Pamela Crowe and the Spotlight guest is Cassy Oliphant. The topic of this episode is Mothers/Motherhood.


Loudspeaker #1

Tue 2nd Feb '21, 9:00pm

This programme explores Mental Health. Interview and conversation with Leeds based Bangladeshi Spoken Word artist, Saju Iqbal, live performances and original tracks.

About Loudspeaker

Each episode of Loudspeaker features:

  • Guest Interview: We interview a spoken word artist about their work and their life.
  • Spotlight: The spotlight guest will shine some light on things happening in our city. Open mic nights, cultural events and creative groups.
  • Live Performances and Readings: Our guest interviewee will share a couple of their pieces live on the show. And you’ll have live performances from D3 and readings from Sarah Autumn.
  • Quick Fire Round: A few quick fire questions for fun at the end of the show.
  • Topic: Episode we explore a theme reflective of the current time.

Loudspeaker is hosted by:
D3 – Leeds based Spoken Word artist/rapper
Sarah Autumn – Community Organiser, Campaigner & Media Trainer