OTS 2022
Series, 45 Events
Off the Shelf

Off the Shelf

Films and podcasts from Sheffield's Festival of Words - a celebration of books, reading, ideas and conversations.

Ruskinland book cover
Video, 30 mins

Ruskinland by Andrew Hill

26 Oct 2019 18:00
Sheffield General Cemetery
Podcast, 28 mins

Hidden Histories

17 Sep 2020 12:00
Cows in a field
Podcast, 40 mins

The Land that Made Us

18 Sep 2020 12:00
Pond in Endcliffe Park Sheffield
Podcast, 18 mins

Sheffield Round Walk

9 Oct 2020 09:00
Book jacket for Rethinking Capitalism by Michael Jacobs and Mariana Mazzucato (eds.)
Podcast, 30 mins

Rethinking Capitalism

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A window with 'NHS' and rainbows painted on it
Podcast, 40 mins

Folkloric Customs in the Time of Covid-19

9 Oct 2020 09:00
Artwork from the cover of 'White Ink Stains' by Eleanor Brown
Podcast, 33 mins

Poetry with Eleanor Brown

9 Oct 2020 09:00
Desiree Reynolds on stage holding a microphone and smiling
Podcast, 30 mins

Seduce

9 Oct 2020 09:00
Film still of Simon Armitage on a bridge
Video, 9 mins

Poems by Simon Armitage

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A group of young people who produced work for The Youth Word Up! project
Podcast, 40 mins

The Youth Word Up!

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A corridor within a prison
Podcast, 53 mins

The Pains of Police Detention

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A vegan minced meat alternative, fruit and vegetables lay on a table top
Podcast, 22 mins

The Future of Food

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A neon light in the shape of an Instagram 'like' graphic
Podcast, 15 mins

Instagram: Visual Social Media Cultures

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A group of people working on laptops and watching a woman present ideas on a whiteboard
Podcast, 22 mins

Motivational Factors Influencing Entrepreneurship

9 Oct 2020 09:00
The word 'security' displayed on a screen
Podcast, 12 mins

Public Perceptions of Data Gathering

9 Oct 2020 09:00
Typewriter keys
Podcast, 35 mins

Justice and Punishment in Executioners’ Memoirs

9 Oct 2020 09:00
Westminster lit up at night
Podcast, 35 mins

Who Enters Politics and Why?

9 Oct 2020 09:00
People walking through a flooded area with plastic coverings around their legs and feet
Podcast, 31 mins

Floods in Contemporary Graphic Novels

9 Oct 2020 09:00
A handwritten letter with a fountain pen and purple flowers
Video, 59 mins

Dear Sister

17 Oct 2021 15:00
Illustration of a dog and their owner
Video, 5 mins

The Canine Care Project

18 Oct 2021 17:45
A map focused in on the Netherlands
Podcast, 20 mins

Is Our National Story in Crisis?

21 Oct 2021 17:45
Susanne Masters swimming
Video, 45 mins

Wild Waters – Susanne Masters

21 Oct 2021 20:00
The exterior of The Crucible
Podcast, 50 mins

Building The Crucible - Tedd George in conversation with Ashley Barnes

22 Oct 2021 12:00
An NHS logo with love heart design on the pavement
Podcast, 15 mins

Developing a New Generation of Leaders for Sheffield’s NHS

22 Oct 2021 17:45
Loxley by Peter Machan (book cover)
Video, 45 mins

Loxley: Wanderings in a Curious Valley – Peter Machan

23 Oct 2021 11:00
Off the Shelf 30th edition logo
Video, 40 mins

Whose (Hi)story, Whose Words?

24 Oct 2021 16:00
The Crucible and Lyceum theatres lit up at night
Podcast, 45 mins

Writing for the Crucible Stage – Chris Bush and Ashley Barnes

25 Oct 2021 12:00
The Northern Line by Judy Simons (book cover)
Video, 40 mins

The Northern Line – Judy Simons

26 Oct 2021 18:00
A young child turning the page of a book written in multiple languages
Podcast, 30 mins

An Un/familiar Space

27 Oct 2021 17:45
Still from VR artworks by Paul Evans for Festival of the Mind
Video, 35 mins

Sci-Art: The Very Big and the Very Small

28 Oct 2021 17:45
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour & Hell of a Book by Jason Mott (book covers)
Video, 50 mins

In Conversation: Mateo Askaripour and Jason Mott

29 Oct 2021 20:00
Warda Yassin in Orchard Square
Video, 5 mins

A Sonnet for Sheffield - Warda Yassin

30 Oct 2021 12:00
A bench on Haworth Moor
Video, 55 mins

Walking the Invisible: Following in the Brontës’ Footsteps – Michael Stewart

31 Oct 2021 11:00
Ed Miliband sat on a set of steps
Video, 1 hr

Ed Miliband MP in conversation with Paulette Edwards

25 May 2022 18:00
The Crucible Theatre in Tudor Square
Podcast, 1 hr

Crucible at 50 - Tanya Moiseiwitch

6 Oct 2022 11:00
The Long Knives by Irvine Welsh (book jacket)
Video, 1 hr

The Long Knives: Irvine Welsh in conversation with Nick Ahad

14 Oct 2022 19:30
Digital artwork for Words, Vision & Sound
Podcast, 15 mins

Words, Vision & Sound

18 Oct 2022 12:00
An over the shoulder shot of a woman sat on a step holding a smartphone
Podcast, 15 mins

Learning Hereditary Cancer on Social Media – Dr Stefania Vicari

18 Oct 2022 13:00
Two rows of trees lining either side of a road
Podcast, 30 mins

The Politics of Street Trees

21 Oct 2022 11:00
The Crucible and Lyceum theatres lit up at night
Podcast, 35 mins

Crucible@50 – Ashley Barnes and Tedd George in conversation with Robert Hastie

23 Oct 2022 11:00
A movie reel
Podcast, 30 mins

Australian Gothic: A Cinema of Horrors

25 Oct 2022 11:00
An old-style painting of a skull, a candle holder, a globe and a letter laid out across a table.
Podcast, 25 mins

How to Die Like a Romantic Poet

27 Oct 2022 11:00
Sheffield city skyline
Podcast, 30 mins

Positive Urban Transformations

28 Oct 2022 11:00
Logo illustration of a family with young children
Podcast, 25 mins

It All Kind of Links Really

29 Oct 2022 11:00
The Clockwork Eyeball by Steven Poore (book cover)
Video, 30 mins

Dyslexia Friendly Reading - Alistair Sims and Steven Poore

17 Jan 2023 10:00