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The Ragged Scratch Podcast is a new writing night… in podcast form! Each season we bring you 12 bite-sized audio dramas over 6 episodes, plus interviews with the creatives involved. Like a chocolate box of audio goodies, we cover a range of genres and styles, so there’s bound to be something each season that you’ll love! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you find your podcasts, and follow us across social media @raggedfoils to find out where, when and how to get involved.

The Ragged Scratch Podcast is a new writing night… in podcast form! Each season we bring you 12 bite-sized audio dramas over 6 episodes, plus interviews with the creatives involved. Like a chocolate box of audio goodies, we cover a range of genres and styles, so there’s bound to be something each season that you’ll love! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you find your podcasts, and follow us across social media @raggedfoils to find out where, when and how to get involved.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Ragged Scratch Podcast is a new writing night… in podcast form! Each season we bring you 12 bite-sized audio dramas over 6 episodes, plus interviews with the creatives involved. Like a chocolate box of audio goodies, we cover a range of genres and styles, so there’s bound to be something each season that you’ll love! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you find your podcasts, and follow us across social media @raggedfoils to find out where, when and how to get involved.

Twitter:

@raggedfoils

Language:

English


Episodes

Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E6: A Very Special Monster

12/23/2020
CW: Swearing throughout A Very Special Gift Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard MONSTERS BEYOND THE MIDNIGHT ZONE, by Lindsay G Partain Miles beneath the ocean’s surface in the depths of the Mariana Trench, Romy and Leo are left in complete darkness when the lights on their deep-water submersible are taken out... Directed...

Duration:00:36:37

Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E5: Heartbeats New Bent

12/16/2020
CW: Swearing (one moderate instance in interviews and one mild, gendered incidence in A Silver Bow New Bent) Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard A QUARTER OF A MILLION HEARTBEATS, by Richard Hearn A disciplinary meeting is called to investigate Brandon's unusual weekend activity... Directed by Nadaav Edit and sound design...

Duration:00:36:13

Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E4: Dead Safe

12/9/2020
CW: Strong language throughout the second play, Safety First. Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard DEAD BIRDS, by Chris John Moses isn't coping. Alone with his fears in a monolithic London. Fever dreams, unfulfilled desires and ghostly grandparents. Only the hushed streets hear his voice. Directed by Andrew James...

Duration:00:37:00

Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E3: Some Wild Confessions

12/2/2020
Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E3: Some Wild Confessions Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard SOMETHING WILD, by Sian Rowland A lonely woman decides to take a dip in her local river and rediscovers a long-hidden wild side. Directed by Natalie Beran Edit and Sound design by Jigisha Patil Ann - Bethan Dixon Bate I CONFESS, by...

Duration:00:39:53

Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E2: To See and Act On Impulse

11/25/2020
Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E2: To See and Act On Impulse CW: Swearing (moderate, liberally throughout Can’t Help Acting on Impulse) Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard TO SEE AND BE SEEN, by John Mabey There are many ways to be seen as two strangers discover the power of connection. Directed by Joseph Winer Edit and Sound...

Duration:00:00:33

Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E1: Blood Doubles

11/18/2020
Ragged Scratch Podcast S3E1: Blood Doubles (Re-uploaded with corrections) CW: Swearing (moderate, 1 instance) Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard Transcripts available upon request. BLOOD MONEY, by Jane Morris Harker is an antiquarian, and thoroughly rational; the last sort of person to encounter anything...

Duration:00:37:16

Season 3 Trailer

11/11/2020
Season 3 trailer, featuring clips from our upcoming plays. The Ragged Scratch Podcast Season 3 launches Thursday 19th November 2020 with another audio play double bill. Hosted by Natalie Winter Ragged Scratch Podcast Theme music by Alyx Jones S3 Production Assistants: Natalie Chisolm, Natalie Beran, Victoria Taylor Roberts, Molly Sweeney, Ellie Gill, Rosemary Lippard

Duration:00:01:13

Season 3 Announcement!

9/19/2020
Season 3 of the Ragged Scratch Podcast will be coming this autumn/winter season, with applications opening up on Monday 21st September. Head to www.raggedfoils.co.uk/getinvolved for more information. All episodes will be released for free on podcasts apps, but if you have enjoyed this series and would like to support us, please consider donating to our Ko-Fi page Find us on: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | RaggedFoils.co.uk

Trailer: The Art of Ambition

8/6/2020
Check out the trailer for our first full-series audio drama: The Art of Ambition! Coming to podcast feeds next week, this 6 part modern noir story was expanded from the original short ‘The Art of a Doorman,’ which you may remember from Season 2 of the Ragged Scratch Podcast. Reuniting writer Mark L. Burrow with director Thomas Mitchells and voice actor Joshua Manning, and featuring a theme tune by Barrie Bignold. You can also now support us on Ko-Fi (replacing our previous Patreon page),...

Duration:00:02:30

The Isolation Sessions Ep 35 - Ever Expanding Waistlines

6/18/2020
Melvin’s wife Gloria, has developed a habit of ordering numerous items from a catalogue in order to take her mind off the present situation. But with deliveries quickly piling up around the flat, can what Gloria wants, be found in a box? Written by Marc Harris Performed by Nigel Fyfe Music: 'Just Passing Through' by Marc Harris, http://www.marcharris.co.uk The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our...

The Isolation Sessions Ep 34 - The Things Behind The Door

6/16/2020
I’m uploading this video to my blog so there’s a record of what’s happening here. I know I don’t have many subscribers. Sometimes I feel like I’m shouting into the void. But my husband won’t listen and there needs to be...something, just in case... in case we don’t all make it out of this. Written by Chris Buxey Performed by Lisa Graydon The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving...

Duration:00:05:13

The Isolation Sessions Ep 33 - The McDonald’s War

6/14/2020
When disaster strikes a small town, their salvation comes in a strange form- an ominous statue of Ronald McDonald. Will Ronald shape Springsville into a Big Mac-fed utopia or a shantytown of cultists? Written by Evan Tao Performed by Sarah Borges The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon...

Duration:00:07:59

The Isolation Sessions Ep 32 - isol

6/11/2020
When in isolation, our minds turn inwards and we have to reassess. CW: Swearing Written by Nick Maynard Performed by Kelly Condron The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon Supporters, especially Duellist and Savant-Tier supporters John Grayson, Lizzie Wilding and Ruth! Join in and take...

Duration:00:10:11

The Isolation Sessions Ep 31 - Funny Voices

6/9/2020
Music hall comic Joyce Burrows reflects on her life and career. CW: Mild swearing Written by Dario Knight Performed by Erika Sanderson The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon Supporters, especially Duellist and Savant-Tier supporters John Grayson, Lizzie Wilding and Ruth! Join in and...

Duration:00:07:39

The Isolation Sessions Ep 30 - My Story of Me

6/7/2020
Jack is a writer. His chief subject is the importance of being yourself, and Jack is a model of self-importance. Written by Ben Francis Performed by Robert Vernon Additional voices: Joanna Simpkins Music and sfx from https://www.zapsplat.com The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon...

Duration:00:04:56

The Isolation Sessions Ep 29 - Tinned Beef

6/4/2020
A Tale of Two Shopping Trips for Pauline Bovie during lockdown results in a horrible truth. Written by Richard and Sophie Hearn Performed by Jo Ashe The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon Supporters, especially Duellist and Savant-Tier supporters John Grayson, Lizzie Wilding and...

Duration:00:05:12

The Isolation Sessions Ep 28 - Shrimp

5/31/2020
What do you do when the love of your life sits next to you at a dinner party but there seems to be something strange going on with the food? This is a surreal love story about fighting words, embarrassment, and shellfish. CW: One incident of swearing Written by Hamish Muir Performed by Natalie Beran Music - The Sea by Dee Yan-Key The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please...

Duration:00:06:50

The Isolation Sessions Ep 27 - Is This Thing On?

5/28/2020
Stuck at home? So is she. Time to record a masterpiece. Written by Emily Reader Performed by Sharita Oomeer The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon Supporters, especially Duellist and Savant-Tier supporters John Grayson, Lizzie Wilding and Ruth! Join in and take part! We’re looking for...

Duration:00:04:04

The Isolation Sessions Ep 26 - A Linguist Falling Off the Wagon

5/26/2020
An experienced linguist who is weary of his own existence falls off the wagon in an absurdist monologue full of dark moments and idiomatic expressions. Written by Ilan Wachsman Performed by Isi Adeola The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon Supporters, especially Duellist and Savant-Tier...

The Isolation Sessions Ep 25 - Beach

5/24/2020
CW: Swearing A heartbroken woman attempts to book a trip and, in doing so, reveals the reasons she doesn't want a beach holiday... Written and Performed by Amy Putt The Ragged Scratch Podcast is produced by Natalie Winter Theme music by Alyx Jones You can support NHS Charities Together on our Just Giving page. Please also consider supporting the Funds for Freelancers Campaign Thanks to all our Patreon Supporters, especially Duellist and Savant-Tier supporters John Grayson, Lizzie...