Meet The Artists with Carousel Radio

The award-winning Carousel Radio team of Fran, Davot and Ewan showcase the cream of talent in the learning-disability arts world in the Meet the Artist documentary series.

Hear the story of unique musicians, writers and creative souls in their own words. The team reveal the personalities and stories behind some of the most exciting artists you’ve never heard of…until now.

Jonny Schachter is an English-Canadian writer who has been producing stories and poems for Carousel Radio since we started the podcast. In this show, Jonny talks about his family, his upbringing, his inspirations and introduces a selection of his work. This is the first in a series of podcasts looking at the work of Artists with a Learning Disability.

Lizzie Emeh is an award-winning singer/songwriter who made history as the first solo artist with a learning disability to release an album to the general public of her own songs. Lizzie works with creative arts company and charity, Heart n Soul. In this show, Lizzie talks to Ewan from Carousel Radio about her music and personal story and plays selections of her music.