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A new short fiction podcast. Every week you get a new piece created by our amazing team of writers and actors. Once is curated by Florence Hood.

A new short fiction podcast. Every week you get a new piece created by our amazing team of writers and actors. Once is curated by Florence Hood.
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A new short fiction podcast. Every week you get a new piece created by our amazing team of writers and actors. Once is curated by Florence Hood.

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English


Episodes

You Look Like Sleep - Florence Hood

1/27/2020
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This is a love story. It's also a story about loneliness, care, and falling asleep. You Look Like Sleep was written by Florence Hood and performed by Aaron Coomer.

Duration:00:18:19

The Middle Of Nowhere - Adriana Alvarez

1/23/2020
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A town that almost does not exist, and a boy who wanted to exist. Once he had a taste of freedom, he longed for the world to see the products of his mind. "The Middle of Nowhere" is a short piece inspired by actual stories of perseverance and success of underprivileged people. It was written and performed by Adriana Alvarez.

Duration:00:02:43

The Cigarette Break - Matthew Walker

1/20/2020
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Condemned to eternal torture by the Greek God's, Prometheus, Syssiphus, Tantalus and Atlas have a quick cigarette break. The Cigarette Break was written by Matthew Walker, with performances by Matthew Walker, Drew Maycock, Daniel Cooke, and Lazlo Barcley.

Duration:00:07:21

Your Favourite Things - Loretta Marie Perera

1/16/2020
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A lonely cosy poem, beautifully read for your pleasure. Your Favourite Things is written and performed by Loretta Marie Perera.

Duration:00:02:17

Apart - Kat Soloviev

1/13/2020
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The saying “you are your own worst enemy” is a cliche — a painfully accurate one. But you can also be your own best friend, your own inspiration, your ultimate lazy companion and enabler of both the worst and best… So which part of you tells the truth? And who should you really listen to when you are by yourself? Content warning: this episode deals with themes of self-cruelty, anxiety and emotional abuse. Apart was written and directed by Kat Soloviev. Performed by Roseanne Lynch, Alex...

Duration:00:13:50

Another Lap - Lidia Y

1/9/2020
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Another Lap is inspired by all too familiar daily routines. When every day is just another lap around the sun, and we come home tired and lonely, it often feels like no one hears us, no one understands us, no one cares. But actually, someone’s always listening. Maybe they just don’t know how to say it. Another Lap was written by Lidia Y, performances were by Hugh Tappin and Kat Soloviev, sound mixing by Nikita Listovoy.

Duration:00:02:54

Heroes, Villains, And Hasbeens - Aaron Coomer

1/6/2020
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Heroes, Villains, and Hasbeens is a kitschy 1940s radio play featuring a cast of lonely good and bad guys. Heroes, Villains, and Hasbeens was written by Aaron Coomer and features performances by Jack Owen, Larissa Rutherford, Martin Graebner, and Aaron Coomer.

Duration:00:13:46

Zombie Flicks - Jack Owen

1/2/2020
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I always loved zombie flicks but could never work out how the zombies were feeling... Zombie Flicks was written and performed by Jack Owen.

Duration:00:05:20

The Ghost Of Christmas Grandma - Aaron Coomer

12/30/2019
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The Ghost of Christmas Grandma is a relatable tale of shenanigans pulled whilst home for the holidays, sort of. The Ghost of Christmas Grandma was written by Aaron Coomer and features performances by Aaron Coomer, Egor Gavrilin, and Kat Soloviev.

Duration:00:07:19

Basic Need - Kat Soloviev

12/23/2019
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You find yourself looking at a street…can you see the magical in the mundane? A gently ironic, sincerely tender homage to Wes Anderson. In loving memory of Theo Karlo. Written and directed by Kat Soloviev Performed by Alex Morgan, Allison Aniskina, Robert Neumark-Jones, Alyona and Polina. With special thanks to Jacqueline O’Kane, Sergey Kakurkin and Wes Anderson. Music composed by Peter Parshin.

Duration:00:08:52

The Universe - Adriana Alvarez

12/16/2019
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"She was there." This week's piece is dedicated to all those souls magically and serendipitously brought and kept together by The Universe. The author considers herself lucky in that regard. The Universe was written and performed by Adriana Alvarez.

Duration:00:02:48

Biting Nuns - Florence Hood

12/9/2019
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A short and sweet fictional family anecdote. Biting nuns featured performances by Jacqueline O’Kane, George Magell, Frances Ransome, Nic Hood and Gill Hood. Biting Nuns was written by Florence Hood, with some lines improvised by the actors.

Duration:00:05:25

Haunting At The Miller Murder House - Jack Owen

12/2/2019
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Inspired by classic haunted house stories Haunting at the Millar Murder House is about dysfunctional family relationships and how hard it can be not to fall into a cycle of loathing or, in the worst case, violence. Haunting At The Miller Murder House is written by Jack Owen and features performances by Stephanie McCormick and Maria Lawler.

Duration:00:15:03

Birdsong - Florence Hood

11/25/2019
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Cast away your cynicism and curl up with a sweet little tale from yesteryear. Birdsong was written by Florence Hood and performed by Naomi Hopkins.

Duration:00:18:06

Comfortable - Matthew Walker

11/18/2019
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Comfortable is different, but some things seem elemental. Comfortable was written by Matthew Walker and features performances by Nat Francis, Florence Hood, Naomi Hopkins and Kat Soloviev.

Duration:00:11:55

Of You - Loretta Marie Perera. Budapest - Aaron Coomer.

11/11/2019
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Double-feature! Two poems by two poets. The first, Of You, written and performed by Loretta Marie Perera. Have you ever feared something so much, you started to love it with all your heart? The second, Budapest, written and performed by Aaron Coomer. Budapest is a reflection or nostalgia—on the temporary and fleeting thing that is travel and love and the clumsy mess of those two things combined.

Duration:00:04:27

Nourish - Kat Soloviev

11/4/2019
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Does it ever strike you that every single thing in the world is used for ads now? Every concept - monetised, every precious thing - a marketing tool? This piece is inspired by the authors’ own attempts to actually bloody focus for once and struggles to find true zen in the midst of the chaos. Written by Kat Soloviev, with performances by Nikita Men’shov, Max Saprykin, Egor Gavrilin, Roseanne Lynch and herself.

Duration:00:05:24

My Demons Made A Meditation Tape - Florence Hood

10/28/2019
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Do not listen to this episode. Do not listen to your negative thoughts. Do not sit in a private hell of your own creation. This episode was written by Florence Hood and features performances by Florence Hood and Kat Soloviev. Content warning for people who have dealt with depression or mental illness.

Duration:00:13:20

Phobos - Jack Owen

10/21/2019
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I wanted to ask myself what I was afraid of, and this was the conclusion I came to. Sometimes fear is the closest thing to us. It's the sticky, filthy feeling inside your mouth in the morning, the dull thumping headache at night. Fear of the body is universal and always prevalent despite (some might say) being somewhat absurd. Phobos was written by Jack Owen. Performances by Jack Owen, Francine Gyll, Adam Cridland, Samuel Christopher, and Florence Hood.

Duration:00:26:18

Once Bitten - Matthew Walker

10/14/2019
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What is scarier; a vampire, or the existential angst of life-changing decisions? Once Bitten was written by Matthew Walker and features performances by Jack Owen, Lars Birger Aasheim and Egor Gavrilin.

Duration:00:15:16