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Welcome to the Castle Rockers Podcast. We are an informal group of tenants and residents of the Castlerock Edinvar Housing Association.  Our podcasts are about local topics of interest and people we wanted to meet.

Jun 8, 2021

In this week’s podcast, we are joined by Anna Reid a freelance stage manager. Anna has worked with the big stars of theatre and pantomime too. If you wondered what happened back stage, Anna tells Ruth all the technical details and it’s fascinating.


Jun 3, 2021

Speedway is back. For many of our older listeners, they will remember Old Meadowbank or even Powderhall. For Mike Hunter, Director and historian of Edinburgh Monarchs, speedway never really went away. Super fan Mike has been to thousands of speedway meetings and shares his love of this very family friendly special...


Jun 1, 2021

It’s Dementia Awareness Week. Making theatre dementia friendly is a big undertaking. Dawn Irvine works for Capital Theatres as a Creative Engagement Coordinator with a special interest in working with experts from the dementia friendly community to make the theatrical experiences accessible to all. Whether this means...


May 25, 2021

Beki Dover came into the pod to talk to Maria about the upcoming 3 Harbours Arts Festival and gave us some background to this well established community festival . The Festival will run 3-11 July 2021 and will be exclusively online. There is going to be a wide range of artists, activities and musicians. You can check...


May 18, 2021

Edinburgh Evening News Entertainment Editor, Liam Rudden came into the pod to talk about his journey into journalism and a lot more besides. Liam, in conversation with Ruth, tells an amazing  and amusing life story starting with fanzines, moving on to Marvel comics and a detour into celebrity interviews, theatre...