Step into a live storytelling event celebrating the power of music; think Desert Island Discs meets The Moth Radio and TED Talks.
Now something of a regular at Wilton’s, OneTrackMinds returns with another vibrant selection of writers, thinkers and musicians each presenting a thought-provoking story about that one song which has changed their life, and is about to leave a lasting impact on yours.
‘A London institution waiting to happen’ - Erica Buist
Lineup for 14th Feb
Sofie Hagen - Originally from
Denmark and now London based Sofie was the winner of the Best Newcomer Foster's
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2015. Her assured, informed and deeply personal
comedy has made her a star in the UK and throughout Europe.
Chris Lintott - Chris is a
professor of astrophysics at the University of Oxford, where he is also a
research fellow at New College. As Principal Investigator of the Zooniverse, he
leads a team who run the world's most successful citizen science projects,
allowing more than a million people to discover planets, transcribe ancigent
papyri or explore the Serengeti. A passionate advocate of the public
understanding of science, he is best known as co-presenter of the BBC's long
running Sky at Night program.
Barry Adamson - Having released nine
studio albums, including the 1992 Mercury Music Prize nominated ‘Soul Murder’, Barry
has continued to tour globally with his talents being in as much demand by new
generations of artists. Adamson’s new six track special release, Love Sick Dick, zeroes in on the theme
of messed up, crazy unrequited love and lust.
Chiara Ventura - A graduate of the
National Film and Television School’s, Chiara has produced a number of
award-winning short films across fiction, animation and documentary,
commissioned by Film London, Creative England, BFI and the BBC and worked in
different areas of the film industry. Recently she was awarded a Special
Mention from the Premio Italia Giovane (Young Italians Prize) as a young
entrepreneur making a positive contribution to Italian culture.
Piers Torday - Piers is an
award winning and best-selling writer for children, whose books include The Last Wild (Shortlisted for
Waterstones Children’s Book Prize), The
Dark Wild (Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize), The Wild Beyond and There May
Be a Castle (Nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2018). His world premiere
stage adaptation of John Masefield’s The
Box of Delights opened in December at Wilton’s Music Hall in London.
Ross Lee is a
comedian, actor and TV presenter from Leeds. He is the presenter of Ross Lee’s Ghoulies, a comedy
horror-themed show on Nickelodeon, and for his work with Peter Serafinowicz and
OneTrackMinds alumnus Robert Popper.
Lineup for 15th Feb
Cariad Lloyd - Cariad is an
award-winning comedian, writer and improviser. She has been seen on Qi, Have
I Got News For You, Toast of London,
Murder in Successville, 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown and Peep Show. She is also a member of Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen
Novel, who are currently performing at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West
End and she is the host and creator of Griefcast,
a podcast about death with comedians.
Andy Nyman - Andy is an
award-winning actor, director and writer who has earned acclaim from both
critics and audiences for his work in theatre, film and television. He has
worked with Derren Brown for almost 20 years, having co-written much of
Derren’s TV and theatre work. He also co-wrote and directed most of Derren’s
theatre shows including Something Wicked This Way Comes which
won the Best Entertainment Olivier Award.
Bridget Minamore - Bridget is a
writer, poet and journalist. She was shortlisted to be London's first Young
Poet Laureate, and is part the creative team behind Brainchild Festival. In
2015 Bridget was chosen as one of The Hospital Club's Emerging Creatives, as
well as one of Speaking Volumes’ 40 Stars of Black British Literature. Titanic (Out-Spoken Press), her debut
pamphlet of poems on modern love and loss, came out in May 2016.
Adam Shakinovsky - Adam started life in
film on Noah Baumbach’s Oscar nominated The
Squid and the Whale. The film’s critical acclaim and subsequent meteoric
rise of the director can only be attributed to Adam’s earnest coffee making,
energetic photocopying and general headless chickenery on set. Adam has since
written and produced films for the likes of the BFI, The Times online and has
just been commissioned to write a series of children’s books as well as a TV
adaptation of a classic children’s novel for Amber Entertainment.
Jon Morter - Jon is best known for
his gatecrashing of the music industry in 2009 with his phenomenal ‘Rage
Against The X Factor’ campaign, sweeping Rap/Metal band Rage Against The
Machine into the sought after UK Christmas No.1 spot, and £160,000 raised for
charity. A Guinness record for downloads was broken plus Facebook gave him his
own personal member of staff to assist with the 1.6 million group members he
had amassed in just 4 weeks. Jon has also recently gained notoriety for
creating the ‘Condescending Corporate Brand’, a fake company (referred to as
the ‘Spinal Tap’ of Social Media) that only exists within Facebook and Twitter
cheekily lampooning large companies trying to ‘do’ social media, yet seem to
get it spectacularly wrong.
Iain Cooper - Iain is a writer, creative director, musician, voice over artist and ‘one-time’ poet, with roots firmly planted in pre-takeover Hong Kong. His only published poem was written for a South African bank and translated into Xhosa and Zulu! During his time in Cape Town, he worked on the ANC’s election campaign, wrote a piece for Nelson Mandela and had two jingles recorded in all 11 official languages. After that, he spent nearly 20 years in the Middle East and helped launch the music career of a Bahraini Sheikh, together with ex-Wham manager, Simon Napier-Bell.
Lineup is subject to change
14Feb. 15 Feb.