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Up the Cut

Dec 11, 2017

Joel Sanders is a comedian, former teacher and self appointed Angry Boater (although I don't think he's that angry). In this long, rambling conversation we talk about everything from newbies blocking water points to the pricing policies of corner shops.

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Dec 10, 2017

In this episode of Up the Cut I speak to Lorraine Newman, team leader of the Waterways Chaplaincy in London, about the work of Waterways Chaplains with the more vulnerable members of the boating community. Whether it is avoiding removal of their boats from the system at the 11th hour, or just having someone to speak...

Nov 19, 2017

In this episode I talk with dramatist Kate Saffin about the Alarum theatre company and in particular Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways. I also fall victim to the curse of Rosie and Jim for the first time. Quite a long episode this one but full of good stuff.

Check out the Alarum website and their YouTube channel.


Nov 5, 2017

In this episode I talk with Alan Wildman about his life in boating and the RBOA. We discuss the RBOA's recent thoughts on boaters without a home mooring, the licensing consultation, and CRT's latest attempts to address the "London Problem", amongst other things.

You can find out more about the RBOA at 

Nov 4, 2017

A brief introduction to Up the Cut. What's it about? Who is this Ian guy? How long will I have to wait between episodes?


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