Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Actor Daniel Brocklebank

20 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This evening we’re hearing some messages of support for LGBT people in the Winter Olympic host nation Russia – which have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions.

Tonight we also hear from Shakespeare in Love actor Daniel Brocklebank.

Download MP3 (1 MB | 0:53 min)



Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Paralympian Claire Harvey

20 February 2014 by Pure Radio

In recent months there have been stories about the situation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people living in the Winter Olympics host nation, Russia.

Under the Rainbow has heard reports about oppression and violence.

Tonight we hear from Paralympic sitting volleyball captain Claire Harvey in a message of support recorded for the Canal Street Sessions.

Download MP3 (3 MB | 2:25 min)



Stockport Focus: Pubs and Andy Turner, 18 Feb 14

19 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This week Stockport Focus looks at the decline of the local pub over recent years. Plus, New Mills ice climber Andy Turner travels to Sochi as part of efforts to introduce the sport to the Winter Olympics.

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Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Lesbian and Gay Foundation

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This evening we’re hearing some messages of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people living in Russia – which have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions.

This time it’s all the staff from the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

Download MP3 (1 MB | 0:38 min)



Feb 2014 - LGBT Russia - Comedian Zoe Lyons

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This month we’re sending messages of support to Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

They’ve faced increased discrimination and violence since their government banned the promotion of alternative lifestyles to minors.

These messages of support have been recorded for the Canal Street Sessions. Our final message tonight is by comedian Zoe Lyons.

Download MP3 (3 MB | 1:51 min)



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