Charles Hutchinson has moved to pastures new yet still familiar after more than 30 years as the voice of the arts and culture at The Press, York.

Dubbed the “cultural linchpin of Yorkshire” for his distinctive coverage of theatre, music, comedy, film and the visual arts, Charles continues to work the arts beat in York and across God’s Own Arty Country.

Radio Shows By Charles Hutchinson

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Episode 180: Interview special with Chantel McGregor

Episode 180: Interview special with Chantel McGregor

Charles and Graham welcome special guest, musician, Chantel McGregor. Bradford born, Chantel is a rock musician and female guitar prodigy, who enrolled at the Leeds College of Music and became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark at...

Episode 179: Return to the River's Edge

Episode 179: Return to the River's Edge

Graham looks back on Return to the River's Edge; the cult 1986 teen film directed by Tim Hunter that foretold Twin Peaks and the Grunge movement. Charles reports on a new documentary about Michael Powell & Emetic Pressburger. Made in England : The Films of Powell and...

Episode 178: Monet in York

Episode 178: Monet in York

Graham reports on his meeting with David Remfry, Britain's coolest artist, aged 81. Graham met him at his new exhibition, at The Mercer Gallery, Harrogate's only public gallery, once again proving itself indispensable with a high quality exhibition of national...

Episode 177: Seriously Taylor Swift

Episode 177: Seriously Taylor Swift

Graham has a confession to make - he's worrying about Taylor Swift. Is it time to take one of the world's newest billionaires seriously? Charles is drawn to Graham's more positive view of the Sam Taylor-Johnson Amy Winehouse biopic. This show broadcasts every Sunday...

Episode 176: Remembering Graham Naysmith from the Pale Saints

Episode 176: Remembering Graham Naysmith from the Pale Saints

Graham recounts interviewing Steve Howe of Yes about their forthcoming UK tour and York Barbican gig. Benjamin Francis Leftwich live in Leeds? Yes please! Charles is captivated by a fascinating gig at Leeds' Brudenell Social Club. Graham enters the crazy world of data...

Episode 175: Steve Howe and Yes

Episode 175: Steve Howe and Yes

Graham recounts interviewing Steve Howe of Yes about their forthcoming UK tour and York Barbican gig. Benjamin Francis Leftwich live in Leeds? Yes please! Charles is captivated by a fascinating gig at Leeds' Brudenell Social Club. Graham enters the crazy world of data...

Episode 174: Jesus and Mary Chain back on good form

Episode 174: Jesus and Mary Chain back on good form

Charles and Graham get heady with the quality of the new album from the Jesus and Mary Chain and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Glasgow band. Glasgow Eyes is their best album in over twenty years. This show broadcasts every Sunday at 8pm. An off the cuff...

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