SIM EP 732 Pod 204: Ending homelessness, finding your voice and is the Pope still a Catholic?

Ace actor Shobna Gulati has taken on the role of Mari Huff in a new version of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, so Hannah jumped on the Zoom to find out more. Not that we needed much excuse. They chat about being on tour with your son, embracing the grey and working with Victoria Wood. 


Mick speaks to Ellie Greenhalgh, the lead on the Women’s Development Unit, a partnership project between The Connection at St Martin’s and Solace Women’s Aid, and Caroline Muir from the 18Keys project at St Martin’s Trust, about the specific needs of homeless women, and a new strategy that aims to end women’s homelessness in London – and hopefully beyond.


In Jenny Off The Blocks, Jen’s hailing an historic development in, hang on, men’s football? And, hold on to your habits, as we revisit 1992’s Sister Act in Rated or Dated. Plus there’s grubbiness galore and some unexpected blacklists in the Bush Telegraph.

* The Women’s Development Unit has published a new London-wide Strategy for Ending Women’s Homelessness to transform how the capital responds to women’s homelessness.


* The Connection is working with St Martin-in-the-Fields Trust to raise funds for the 18 Keys project. 18 Keys will provide specialist support and safe, stable accommodation for women who have been sleeping rough to recover and become independent again.

* The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is touring nationally until July 16, and you can buy tickets here.

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