Gaylene Gould

Gaylene Gould


Gaylene Gould has travelled the world finding and sharing stories. She’s unearthed cinematic gems in Zanzibar and along the Cannes croisette, staged live theatrical experiences in car parks, secretively interviewed sex workers in Amsterdam’s Red Light District and been published in several anthologies. Now she concentrates on what she loves and does best – writing, talking and listening. She writes short, long fiction and plays, presents documentaries and cultural reviews for Radio 4 and works as a creative coach with writers, artists and the trailblazing The School of Life. Her mission is to to excavate the quiet truths within ourselves and wider society.

Writing credits:
The Sacrifice X-24 Unclassified anthology
13 Conversations about Art and Cultural Race Politics, Artexte,
The Stories Within The Songs, Creativity, Money, Love Anthology
Interior Dialogues – regular column Writers Hub

Key Broadcast Credits
BBC Radio – Front Row / The Film Show/The Strand
Modern Day Griots, Documentary BBC Radio 4 Presenter
Cousins, Documentary ITV Director
The White Job, Documentary VPRO TV Director
50 Films To See Before You Die – Presenter, Granada TV

Winner 2012 – Commonword Writing 4 Children

Gaylene Gould @gaylene_g

They didn’t resign over Covid deaths.
They didn’t resign over benefit cuts.
They didn’t resign over Partygate.
They didn’t resign over PPE.
They didn’t resign over Brexit failure.
They didn’t resign over deporting refugees.

Spare us the praise for the ‘good’ Tories.

“And your specialist subject is?”

“British politics between 1500 and 1640”

“What is it about those 140 years you like?”

“Oh sorry, I meant 3pm and 4.40pm on 6th June 2022”

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SEVEN People.

Mike Lynch stepped right into Labour’s gap

Getting ready to launch the Big One - 6 month programme sharing restorative practices for POC cultural professionals. Indie’s, freelancers and others sign up to @CloreLeadership Brilliant Routes. Applications open next week 💐

Dear Belinda your 2x30 mins daily processing will stay with me for life. ThankYOU for an invigorating expansive discussion - it really helped frame the rest of my time at Castle. Good luck for your next chapter 💫

As two big stories crescendo, a good time to reflect on women, fetishism and myth-making

They’ll 👏🏾 be 👏🏾fine. Or, in Depp’s case, heroes….

There’s a serious idea at the heart of the Re-UP! proposition. Read all about it on ⁦@CloreLeadership⁩ Brilliant Routes page

Re-UP! Late was SUCH a special night. Special thanks to our partners @CloreLeadership @ace_national @BFI @ExploreWellcome our hosts and all those willing to step into a new space with us 🌸

About last night #ShirleyBlossoms in the building @ExploreWellcome for @TheSpaceToCome’s Re-UP Late!
It was such an amazing evening.. thank you @gaylene_g for the invitation, absolutely loved leading this session🌷🌻🌺

Thank you for a beautiful evening @TheSpaceToCome..connecting with amazing souls. Feeling nourished and energised ❤️

Thankyou for adding your good energy into the pot @Arike_Oke. It was a lovely night 🌸

This was one of the best events to go to in recent times. I loved it

Mani’s mindful ritual art practice is so special - so much that we’re working with her twice. Tomorrow and next for our forthcoming spaceship landing at Durham Uni. More on that after 👇🏾

Make sure you Re-UP! this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek