Radio 4 – Opening Night, Leeds

BBC Radio 4’s Opening Night come from a different regional centre each month. For the June episode Lindsey went back to her theatrical routes in Leeds to explore the role of women, both on and off stage. Lindsey went behind the scenes of the West Yorkshire Playhouse’s world premiere adaptation of the bestselling novel The Girl…

Manchester Climate Change Conference 2018

Lindsey took to the stage (quite literally) at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre to host the 2018 Manchester Climate Change Conference. Now in its fifth year, the focus of the summit was to launch the adoption of a new science-based carbon budget for Manchester.  As well as chairing the event, Lindsey also hosted an expert climate…

BBC Radio 4 – Opening Night, Liverpool

Liverpool’s famous Everyman Theatre is the backdrop for this months Opening Night on BBC Radio 4. Returning to present the popular series that gives listeners a backstage pass to the best in theatre, playwriting and live performance across the UK, Lindsey asks whether class-based political theatre has been replaced by our modern concerns with race,…

BBC Radio 4 – Lindsey on Poetry; Live with Jeremy Irons

Lindsey made her BBC Radio 4 debut as part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival of Poetry and Spoken Word in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017. Written and presented by Lindsey, Hull: A City of Poets in its Own Words featured Jeremy Irons and Julie Hesmondhalgh voicing iconic poems exploring the poetic heritage of the city of Hull. Performed…

BBC Opera Passion – A World First in Broadcasting…

In partnership with BBC Arts and Tomorrow’s World Lindsey presented #OperaPassionDay live from the Museum of Science and Industry. Broadcasting 3 live streams through the day, Lindsey explored the relationship between Science and Art through the medium of Opera. Attempting a world first in broadcasting, the team wanted to shatter a wine glass LIVE using…

BBC Arts at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Lindsey returned to Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the BBC to discover the very best of what the worlds largest Arts Festival has to offer in 2017. Celebrating its 70th anniversary year, Lindsey went behind-the-scenes and tried her hand at everything for jaw dropping Circus performance to Game of Thrones Musicals, to haunting tradition music with renowned…

BBC Arts at Hay Literary Festival 2017

Working alongside the BBC Arts Digital team, Lindsey anchored four live broadcasts from the Hay-on-Wye Festival of Literature and the Arts.  Guests included Dr. Helen Czerski, Amanda Owen (The Yorkshire Shepherdess), renowned philosopher Peter Singer and Festival Director Peter Florence, CBE.