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AWIL 251 - Amanda Noar

 Impact Theatre Company director Amanda Noar on this A World in London! Click here:

For International Women’s Day we spoke with one of the most talented creatives working in our city. Amanda Noar has had a glittering career in dance, television, and stage, and now she leads the Impact Theatre Company, renowned for its superlative productions, the latest of which is set to launch at N12’s Arts Depot next week. Adapting a popular film like ‘Made in Dagenham’ is no easy task, but Amanda has pulled together a sensational cast, crew, and band to re-tell the true story of how a group of feisty Essex women working at the Ford Motor Company plant in Dagenham shattered some glass ceilings in the 1960’s, eventually leading to the 1970 Equal Pay Act. Book your tickets now ‘Made in Dagenham – the Musical’, at the Arts Depot  March 14 - 17, including charity performances raising funds for North London Hospice & Action On Hearing Loss.

Also on this AWIL check out our latest selection of the best new international CDs with Sophie Darling, Norman Druker, and DJ Ritu!

ARTIST                                  TRACK                                   COUNTRY

Joji Hirota                   Akita                           Japan/UK

Alexander D. Great   Unsung Heroes           UK/Trinidad

Afla Sackey & Afrik Bwantu  Djemba Waa   Ghana/UK

David Arnold             Made in Dagenham      UK

David Arnold             This Is What We Want   UK

Afla Sackey                 Life On the Street      Ghana/UK

The Turbans               Riders                          Turkey/Greece/Iran

Sonido Gallo Negro    Mambo Cosmico         Mexico

AWIL Goin’ Global Gigs Guide: Mar 9 Tatcho Drom @ Green Note, Mar 10 Kassav @ O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, Mar 11 Kan-Beng @ Hootananny, Mar 11 Plastikes Karekles @ Arthouse, Mar 12 Yoruba Women Choir @Union Chapel, Mar 15 Namlo & Jhuma Limbu @ Thameside Theatre Grays, Mar 16 Namlo @ Balabam...more at

7/3/18  AWIL 251  Also this week Yoruba Women Choir director Funmi Olawumi at Resonance, click:  Next week Jamie Renton at SOAS and Jhuma Limbu & Namlo at Resonance!  #AWorldInLondon is podcast on #Itunes & #Mixcloud:   A World In London – in its TWELFTH year! Live on Wednesdays, 4pm, from SOAS Radio:  and AWIL  at Resonance 104.4fm at 6.30pm, repeat Monday 8am, online, DAB  & on Resonance Extra 5pm Wednesdays.  Join us on Twitter @aworldinlondon  Twitter:@djritu1