The Croydon Arts Show presented by Janet Smith, covering the local arts scene with interviews, news, events listings and film reviews from around the local area and further afield.

Between May and December 2017 Croydon Council commissioned additional monthly shows to showcase the Cultural highlights they were supporting in the Borough. You can find these in the listings titled Croydon Culture Special – 001 to 008

So, if you want to know what’s happening culturally in Croydon, listen in.


021 – Stand Up Film Club

Interviews with Tim Eveleigh from Croydon Comedy Festival ‏and Katie Brandwood and Catriona Mahmoud from Screen25 about creating Stand Up Film Club with David Lean Cinema for BFI Comedy Genius Season #bficomedy

Stand Up Film Club


Screen25 Screenings – www.screen25.com

Ed Night Introduces


Kevin Day Introduces



David Lean Cinema Screenings – www.davidleancinema.org.uk

Rachel Wheeley Introduces


Q&A with Jon Drever And Brett Goldstein


Supported by

Also this week:

Surrey Opera – www.surreyopera.org
Turf Projects – turf-projects.com
Zoo Co Theatre – wearezooco.co.uk
Made In Croydon – madeincroydon.org
London Mozart Players – londonmozartplayers.com/concert/deck-the-halls
Croydon Cycle Theatre – www.croydoncycletheatre.com


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020 – Croydon Composers

An interview with Shri Sriram – Artistic Director of Croydon Composers about their work and concerts at The Oval Tavern 3rd November and Boxpark 2nd December.

Croydon Composers
Website: www.croydoncomposers.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/croydoncomposers
Twitter: @croydoncomposer
Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/croydon-composers-2018-exclusive-premiere-tickets-51103076678

Oval Tavern
Website: theovaltavern.co.uk
Boxpark: www.boxpark.co.uk/croydon

Also this week:
Croydon music ecosystem survey – https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4558622/Croydon-Music-Ecosystem-Assessment
CODA – www.codashows.co.uk/spectacular-spectacular
Surrey Opera – www.surreyopera.org
Turf Projects – turf-projects.com
Studio Upstairs – www.studioupstairs.org.uk/workshops
Zoo Co Theatre – wearezooco.co.uk
Screen25 – www.screen25.com
David Lean Cinema – www.davidleancinema.org.uk

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019 – Gaming in Croydon

An interview with Ed/Edalia Day about their show Super Hamlet 64 at Heart of Gaming and one with Nick and Carrie Smith from The Ludoquist who are coming up to their first year in Croydon

Super Hamlet 64 at Heart Of Gaming
Website: www.edwardday.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/eddydaylia
Twitter: @eddydaylia
Main Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0aWJFd1gHU
Audience comments trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc6lLhqxTPM
Heart of Gaming: www.facebook.com/TheHeartOfGaming

The Ludoquist
Website: www.theludoquist.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/theludoquist
Twitter: @TheLudoquist

Also this week:

Black History Month – www.croydon.gov.uk/community/croydon-black-history-month
Gaming In Croydon – www.croydonartsshow.org.uk/around-croydon/gaming/
CODA – www.codashows.co.uk/spectacular-spectacular
Surrey Opera – www.surreyopera.org
Turf Projects – turf-projects.com

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018 – Artists Studios In Croydon

Interview about ASC studios in The Grafton Quarter, Grafton Rd and info about other studio space in Croydon plus news about the arts in Croydon and Black History Month.

ASC – Artists Studio Company
Website: www.ascstudios.co.uk/studios
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ASCGallery
Twitter: @ascstudios

Rich Simmons
Website: www.richsimmonsart.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/richsimmonsart
Twitter: @richsimmonsart

Turf Projects
Website: turf-projects.com/turfship/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TurfProjects
Twitter: @Turf_Projects


Also this week:
Giant Leap Festival – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/giant-leap-festival-information-event
Black History Month – www.croydon.gov.uk/community/croydon-black-history-month
Savvy Theatre – www.savvytheatre.co.uk/young

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