SIM Ep 289 Pod 87: Civil rights, mental health and bad auditions

Always make sure you are in the right place for an audition. That's just some of what we learned from Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong and Simone Ibbett-Brown, who came into the studio to tell us about their new play, Shuck N Jive, which is based on their experiences of the theatre as actresses of colour. Jen got on the phone to civil rights legend, writer Nikki Giovanni, ahead of her event at the Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival on October 21. Also, it's Mental Health Awareness Week, so Gail Porter talks about her mental health experiences – and her fear of nuns, which isn't related. There's more screaming into the sky in the Bush Telegraph (obvs), Mick's got another Sexism of the Week for you (obvs) and there's athletics in Jenny Off The Blocks. Have at it.

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