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Montreux Comedy host Paul Taylor on the double-edged sword of comedy

Montreux Comedy host Paul Taylor on the double-edged sword of comedy

Mid Morning Mix

Was Paul Taylor just naturally funny and discovered through a set of lucky circumstances? Or did he sit down one day, google 'how to become a comedian' and follow it up with hard graft? Als...

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GAOS - Wizard of Oz with Scarecrow & the Lion

GAOS - Wizard of Oz with Scarecrow & the Lion

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We're off to see the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz...

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ART SEEN - "Degenerate Art"

ART SEEN - "Degenerate Art"

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The news hit the art world like lightning in 2014: the Kunstmuseum Bern was made sole heir to the 'Gurlitt art trove', an unexpected and initially overwhelming gift that came with many...

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Stuck! Why can't I write? (And what to do about it)

Stuck! Why can't I write? (And what to do about it)

I love writing and I write almost every day. But sometimes I get stuck. Or is it really being stuck? I have a few theories on this and why it happens.

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GEDS - The School For Wives

GEDS - The School For Wives

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GEDS Director Catherine Harari and Actor Charles Slovenksi join us in the studio on the Mid Morning Mix.

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Getting to know Transistor Girl

Getting to know Transistor Girl

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Chris & Christophe of Transistor Girl talk to Katt Cullen...

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Toby May & Greg Arnold at LeBox

Toby May & Greg Arnold at LeBox

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Toby and Greg join us in the studio, guitars and all...

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Put a smile on a child's face this Christmas

Put a smile on a child's face this Christmas

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Put a smile on a child’s face this Christmas. The Gift Box Project was set up in 1996 and has cheered up Christmas for thousands of kids in the poorest parts of Europe every year. For u...

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The Village Players - One Man, Two Guvnors

The Village Players - One Man, Two Guvnors

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Director Chris Hemmens joins us in the WRS studio to talk about One Man, Two Guvnors. 

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A glance at BuchBasel with authors David Constantine and Lizzie Doron

A glance at BuchBasel with authors David Constantine and Lizzie Doron

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BuchBasel takes place 10-12 November. Featured events in this podcast are Saturday's reading and conversation with Lizzie Doron: Sweet Occupation and Sunday's reading and discussion with...

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Soulitude Urban Expressions - Omar & Djamila

Soulitude Urban Expressions - Omar & Djamila

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Omar and Djamila join Katt in the studio on the Mid Morning Mix.

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Cornelius Schregle on Backdrop Switzerland; the book on the movies

Cornelius Schregle on Backdrop Switzerland; the book on the movies

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Cornelius joins us in the studio to share some of the anecdotes he uncovered whilst researching this book, such as the location scouting mission of the 007 team to find a Bond bad-guy lare, wh...

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ART SEEN - Ai Weiwei; art and activism

ART SEEN - Ai Weiwei; art and activism

ART SEEN

For its final exhibition at the Palais de Rumine before the move to Plateforme 10 (the modern urban art district, presently being created next to the station in Lausanne), the Musée Cantonal...

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Celtic Woman's Máiréad Carlin

Celtic Woman's Máiréad Carlin

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Celtic Woman's 'Voices of Angels' tour is now underway. Máiréad Carlin tells us more about the show...

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10 Simple tips to improve your family travel photos

10 Simple tips to improve your family travel photos

Does anyone else get disheartened when they just can't get those holiday photos up to the standard of those amazing holiday photos you now see on the internet?

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Athens-based rock cabaret band StarWound on tour in Switzerland

Athens-based rock cabaret band StarWound on tour in Switzerland

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StarWound, from Athens, Greece, are doing a 5-day tour in Switzerland! WRS spoke to pianist, Petros Bouras, about the 'rock cabaret' they perform and performing music in a more theatrica...

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Zurich Comedy Club presents 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

Zurich Comedy Club presents 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike'

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Claudia Wicki, Director of the upcoming ZCC production, joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix...

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Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

Why we love Shnit short film festival in Bern

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WRS's Emma Baumhofer explains why she's a Shnit regular...

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Gay Beggars present Our House

Gay Beggars present Our House

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Our House director, Laurence Sauter, explains the upcoming show from the Gay Beggars drama group in Basel.

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Autumn activities in Bern

Autumn activities in Bern

WRS is proud to announce that we are now broadcasting on DAB+ in Bern! Our local "Bärnermeitschi" (Bernese girl) and Digital Manager, Emma, gives her recommendations for enjoyin...

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ART SEEN - Chagall - The Breakthrough Years, at the Kunstmuseum

ART SEEN - Chagall - The Breakthrough Years, at the Kunstmuseum

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Uli Van Neyghem is a local artist and art reviewer.  This week she joins us to review the Kunstmuseum's excellent collection of Marc Chagall paintings in their exhibition; Chagall ...

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Yardbird's debut show - The Tragedian

Yardbird's debut show - The Tragedian

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We speak to Diana Thomas, creator of theatre company Yardbird and producer of their debut show, The Tragedian.  

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De-clutter and detox your home with Marieke from Clarity

De-clutter and detox your home with Marieke from Clarity

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Clarity Home Detox offers advice on decluttering and home orgaisationbased on the KonMari method; created by Marie Kondo and explained in her bestselling book "The life-changing...

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ART SEEN - The Boomerang Effect

ART SEEN - The Boomerang Effect

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The Boomerang Effect - Aboriginal Arts in Australia A review of the temporary exhibition at the Ethnography Museum of Geneva, by Uli Van Neyghem

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