Podcast

“Listen before you go out on a big adventure” – The Observer

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

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Recent Podcasts

01.08.17 • Crossing The Line – Maria & Beth

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present two stories on the theme of ‘Crossing The Line’. Maria reveals how the traumatic experience of stumbling upon a dead body helped her turn her life around and social worker Beth tells us about the time she had to swallow her pride in the face of everyday sexism.

Our open mic nights are a great way of getting involved with Spark. For more information on these events visit stories.co.uk

Thanks to Charley Harrison for compèring the night, to event producer Ian Barratt and podcast producer Elle Scott.

25.07.17 • SPECIAL: Feasts – Miranda & Ben

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present two tales on the theme of ‘Feasts’ for a Literary Festival Special. Miranda tells us how she changed someone’s day with a cheese sandwich and Ben recounts the time he was possessed by a woman at a dinner party.

Special thanks to The Harris Girl’s Academy who helped put on this special night as part of their annual Literary Festival.

Thanks also to compère Dave Pickering, event producer Christina Friis Olsen and podcast producer Elle Scott.

18.07.17 • Holidays – Denis & Andre

True stories told live in venues across the UK. In July this year, Denis and Andre got on stage at the Hackney Attic in London to tell stories on the theme of ‘Holidays’. Dennis tells us about trying and failing to ‘find himself’ in Uganda and Andre admits he still hasn’t gotten over a trick his brother played on him as a child when they went on a family holiday.

Our open mic nights are a great way of getting involved with Spark. For more information on these events visit stories.co.uk

Thanks to Dave Pickering for compèring the night, event producer Christina Friis Olsen and podcast producer Elle Scott.

11.07.17 • Cutting Corners – Luke & Frances

True stories told live across the UK. This episode we present two stories on the theme of ‘Cutting Corners’. Luke tells us about having toilet troubles in front of comedian Alan Carr and Frances recounts the lengths she went through to see her favourite band perform at Glastonbury.

Thanks to Charley Harrison for compèring the night, to event producer Ian Barratt and podcast producer Elle Scott.

04.07.17 • Adulthood – Callan, Ross & Mackenzie

True stories told live across the UK. This time three tales on the theme of ‘Adulthood’ from our night at the Hackney Attic. Callan tells us about her experience coming out as bisexual, Ross takes us back to when he got drunk for the very first time and Mackenzie recounts the moment a volcano helped her grow up.

Thanks to: all our storytellers, Dave Pickering for compèring the night, event producer Christina Friis Olsen and podcast producer Elle Scott.