Music. Literature. Theatre.

Welcome to The Rosie Word.

I originally created The Rosie Word as a platform to engage with musicians and authors on their cultural output. It has since evolved into a hub where we talk about anything and everything cultural.

Rosie Sewell, Founder.

Get started with our favourite interviews.


Want to read a new book? Want to know more about classical music, or musical theatre?

Start with our favourite reviews.


The ‘Musical Chats’ series brings classical musicians, jazz musicians, journalists and
educators together to chat about all things music.


From candid discussions of perfectionism and loneliness, to the resonance of body empowerment in NCAA gymnastics. The Rosie Word welcomes conversation about anything and everything cultural.

“All you want right now is to disappear into
some other world and time”

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Get your literary boffin on.

Murder Mystery Recommendations

Whether as a result of an original plot, well developed characters or shocking plot twists, these murder mysteries all have something going for them.

In this increasingly oversaturated genre, here are some of my favourites, for if you are looking to give your brain a bit more of a challenge!

Get your culture kicks.

The Rewriting of George Polgreen Bridgetower

George Polgreen Bridgetower was a black virtuoso violinist, alive in the late 18th and early 19th century, and a close contemporary of Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart. Despite this, he has been almost completely forgotten in the Western classical music canon.

In this playlist, I ask why.

Meet Rosie.

Rosie is a freelance writer and Music graduate of the University of Southampton. She loves to dance in funky trousers, and hates to read about philosophy. If asked, she won’t stop talking about podcasts and how she’s learning Korean.