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Spark releases stories on its own podcast once a week, produced by Elle Scott for Rethink Audio.

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Recent Podcasts

25.07.18 • SPECIAL: Awkward Age – Kate & Rachel

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present two tales on the theme of Awkward Age, as part of our collaboration with the Children’s Society.

In a night of seriously awkward stories, Kate recalls the time too much vodka saw her crash and burn at her first ever pool party and Rachel takes us back to a teenage love she was unable to admit until it was too late.

Thanks to the Children’s Society for collaborating with us to make this night a huge success. If you want to find out more about their Seriously Awkward campaign visit: www.childrenssociety.org.uk/seriouslyawkward

Special thanks to event producer Banke Adeyemo and host Charley Harrison.

24.04.18 • JERRY’S OPEN HOUSE SPECIAL: All in

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present five stories on the theme of ‘All in’ for a Jerry’s Open House Special.

Gravy reminisces about getting his nickname, Charley tells us about the great lengths she went to for her best friend growing up, Dave talks about going full throttle in the name of love, Hayley explains how a stomach bug meant she had to go ‘all out’ to go all in, and Emma recounts the time she stopped at nothing to prevent a good friend from being deported.

Thanks to Sailor Jerry for collaborating with Spark to make this night a huge success. If you want to learn more about Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, or the man himself, visit sailorjerry.com or check out their Facebook – facebook.com/SailorJerryUK

Please always remember to drink responsibly.

17.04.18 • SPECIAL: Nostalgia – Sasha & Lilith

True stories told live across the UK. This episode concludes our gal-dem collaboration double bill!

In a night devoted to stories on the theme of ‘nostalgia’ from women and non binary people of colour, we hear from Sasha and Lilith. Sasha takes us back to the summers she spent in predominantly white Northern Ireland and Lilith tells us how getting lost as a child saw her dad’s identity brought into question.

Thanks to gal-dem for collaborating with us to make this night a huge success. If you want to find out more about what they do visit: www.gal-dem.com

Special thanks to event producer Jinan Younis and host Banke Adeyemo.

10.04.18 • SPECIAL: Nostalgia – Maiya & Priyal

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present the first of our gal-dem collaboration double bill!

In a night devoted to stories on the theme of ‘nostalgia’ from women and non binary people of colour, we hear from Maiya and Priyal. Maiya tells us about experiencing racial bullying as a child and the novel coping mechanism she devised to deal with it. And Priyal tells us about one of the best friendships she has ever had and how it ended far before it should have.

Thanks to gal-dem for collaborating with us to make this night a huge success. If you want to find out more about what they do visit: www.gal-dem.com

Special thanks to event producer Jinan Younis and host Banke Adeyemo.

13.12.17 • Bad Timing – Ashleigh & Banke

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present two stories on the theme of ‘Bad Timing’. Ashleigh tells us about how bad timing caused her boyfriend to miss a very important appointment for them both. And Banke retells a time of bad timing and sexual assault. 

Thanks to all our story tellers for a night of candid tales. Thanks also to Charley Harrison for compèring the night, to event producer Ian Barratt and podcast producer Elle Scott.

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