13 episodes

The Last Bohemians meets female firebrands and maverick outsiders who have lived live on the edge and who still refuse to play by the rules, from subversive musicians and rock'n'roll groupies to groundbreaking artists and game-changing style icons.
The series is created and presented by journalist Kate Hutchinson and is produced by an all-female audio team, with portraits by Laura Kelly. Season two launches weekly in March 2020 and features Judy Collins, Gee Vaucher, Zandra Rhodes, P.P. Arnold, Vivienne Dick, Sue Tilley, Margaret Busby and Maxine Sanders.

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The Last Bohemians meets female firebrands and maverick outsiders who have lived live on the edge and who still refuse to play by the rules, from subversive musicians and rock'n'roll groupies to groundbreaking artists and game-changing style icons.
The series is created and presented by journalist Kate Hutchinson and is produced by an all-female audio team, with portraits by Laura Kelly. Season two launches weekly in March 2020 and features Judy Collins, Gee Vaucher, Zandra Rhodes, P.P. Arnold, Vivienne Dick, Sue Tilley, Margaret Busby and Maxine Sanders.

    6: Zandra Rhodes: Studio 54, punk and the power of fuchsia with the British style icon

    6: Zandra Rhodes: Studio 54, punk and the power of fuchsia with the British style icon

    The textile designer and fashion powerhouse reflects on life, loss and relevancy in this intimate episode, recorded at her apartment in London

    • 33 min
    5: P.P. Arnold: the soul survivor surveys the Swinging Sixties, sexual revolution and Mick Jagger

    5: P.P. Arnold: the soul survivor surveys the Swinging Sixties, sexual revolution and Mick Jagger

    The First Cut Is The Deeper singer recalls her escape from domesticity, her sexual awakening among London's movers and shakers, touring with Tina Turner and her friendship with Jimi Hendrix

    • 36 min
    4: Vivienne Dick: the experimental feminist film-maker digs back into New York's 1970s no wave scene

    4: Vivienne Dick: the experimental feminist film-maker digs back into New York's 1970s no wave scene

    Vivienne discusses the importance of place, her work with punk-poet Lydia Lunch, her unique approach to cinema, defying categorisation, and being creative in her seventies

    • 31 min
    3: Gee Vaucher: the visual artist behind Crass on curiosity, communal living and where punk went wrong

    3: Gee Vaucher: the visual artist behind Crass on curiosity, communal living and where punk went wrong

    The anarcho-punk originator gives a tour of the open-house she runs in Essex, England, with Penny Rimbaud and considers her bohemian lifestyle and her confrontational art, which is in demand now more than ever

    • 41 min
    2: Judy Collins: the frank and fearless folk legend on touring at 80, art and activism, and making Leonard Cohen famous

    2: Judy Collins: the frank and fearless folk legend on touring at 80, art and activism, and making Leonard Cohen famous

    The frank, funny and fearless folk legend looks back at her career, from Greenwich Village's 1960s folk scene to now, at 80, as she continues to tour worldwide, and discusses everything from acid trips gone awry to what she really thinks of Bob Dylan.

    • 42 min
    1: The Last Bohemians – Series Two Trailer – Launching 2 March 2020

    1: The Last Bohemians – Series Two Trailer – Launching 2 March 2020

    The Last Bohemians returns for series two with eight maverick women and fearless firebrands in arts and culture: folk legend Judy Collins, iconic British designer Zandra Rhodes, soul survivor PP Arnold, anarchic punk artist Gee Vaucher, witch queen Maxine Sanders, experimental film-maker Vivienne Dick, 80s club kid Sue Tilley and literary maven Margaret Busby.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

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My favourite podcast

Fascinating women, brilliant show. A must for every music fan!

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Fascinating and important

I just can’t wait for series 2

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Love this podcast it’s so well recorded, love the choice of guests so much, inspirational

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