Creative Heart of England pupil brings hit TV show to stage


The 14 year old dynamo broadcaster behind Berkswell Windmill Radio (BWR) has turned his creative forces to theatre by writing his own version of the US TV hit comedy Golden Girls, a production that will raise money for charity and run from 10th to 12th July at the Heart of England School.


Liam has taken the critically acclaimed American sitcom which aired on NBC from 1985 to 1992 and reshaped it for the stage, in what Liam believes to be the first ever stage version of the show.


Golden Girls at Heart of England School


Venue: Heart of England School, Gypsy Lane, Balsall Common
Dates: 10th – 12th July 2013
Time: 7:30pm
Tickets: £3.50 adults; £2.50 children aged 16 or under (advanced reservations required)
Enquiries/bookings: Email


Liam is also happy to be contacted about the show via Facebook.




Community radio station celebrates first birthday

BWR – the online community radio station serving the people Berkswell and Balsall Common celebrates its’ first anniversary with a special birthday show tonight from 8 until 10:30pm.


The radio station run by 14 year old Heart of England pupil Liam Sawyer has taken off in a big way since its’ first show – intended as a ‘one-off’ tribute to former Berkswell Windmill tour guide Stan Watkins. The station regularly clocks around 800 listeners per show.


Shows are generally announced a week in advance, alongside some which are scheduled much further in advance, like this evening’s birthday show, plus a spattering of short-notice bonus shows.


BWR owner and host Liam places a high value on audience participation and really goes out of his way to play requests, share local news and generally interract with his audience, which he achieves throuah an array of online methods, including the show’s online web-page, Facebook, Twitter and email.


BalsallCom.Com wishes Liam and team all the best on the show’s first birthday and hope it proves to be the first of many for this valuable community resource.


The place to go to listen to BWR online is here:


You can also get involved with BWR on Facebook. We encourage Facebookers to head over to their page and support this brilliant community initiative by hitting the ‘Like’ button and getting involved in some of their shows: