East Meets West: all this week’s shows (6th – 12th July)

Catch up on this week’s East Meets West shows (6th – 12th July 2018) . Catherine plays you music from around the world and catches you up on international stories. On air 9-10pm on Panda Radio and on demand right here.


      06/07/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Many of us know London’s Chinatown for its restaurants and red arches, but there’s more to this vibrant area beneath the surface.

      09/07/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

It’s a movie Monday. CJ learns about the music behind the surprise winning film of this year’s Palme d’Or award. Also, Mamma Mia! is in loads of languages, if you like that sort of thing.

      10/07/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Fun facts about Jeremy Hunt and a rare wild dog*.

      11/07/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Comedy fan? Something is coming to London this year, the likes of which you may never have seen before. Dun dun dun.

      12/07/18 - CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Ice-skating: great for gliding around, feeling chilly and holding hands – but not something you’d expect to be popular in sub-tropical climates. Nevertheless, the Chinese government is trying to make it happen.


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*Two completely unconnected stories

Catherine Jessup

A languages nerd with a food obsession and lifelong music bug, CJ can often be found panning the internet for golden Chinese indie tunes and toting around culinary experiments in a fancy lunchbox. Host and producer of East Meets West and Reporter for pandaradio.co.uk and gbtimes.com. Find them on Twitter @cjessup_gbtimes