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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

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.

If you love our podcasts, please help us to make more. Go to stories.co.uk/podcast/support to donate. Thank you!

06.12.17 • Miscommunication – Nadya & Chloe

True stories told live in venues across the UK. In this ‘Miscommunication’ themed episode, Nadya tells us about a childhood miscommunication involving Nelson Mandela and sibling rivalry and Chloe recounts the time her crush made a very embarrassing mistake.

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

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

29.11.17 • Periods – Helen & Jinan

True stories told live in venues across the UK. In August this year, Helen and Jinan got on stage at the Brixton Ritzy to tell stories on the theme of ‘Periods’… Yep, that’s right folks, MENSTRUATION. 

Helen recounts the time she was pranked by her period at a work conference and Jinan tells us about getting into a sticky situation the day hers came for the first time. 

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

If you love our podcasts, please help us to make more. Go to stories.co.uk/podcast/support to donate. Thank you!