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Tales of Croydonia started as a live event at the Oval Tavern Croydon, where local writers could take to the stage and read their work. The Croydonist, the home of all things art and culture in Croydon, has taken a selection of these stories to create a podcast series to share with the world. Follow the Croydonist online at Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @croydonist

Tales of Croydonia started as a live event at the Oval Tavern Croydon, where local writers could take to the stage and read their work. The Croydonist, the home of all things art and culture in Croydon, has taken a selection of these stories to create a podcast series to share with the world. Follow the Croydonist online at Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @croydonist
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Tales of Croydonia started as a live event at the Oval Tavern Croydon, where local writers could take to the stage and read their work. The Croydonist, the home of all things art and culture in Croydon, has taken a selection of these stories to create a podcast series to share with the world. Follow the Croydonist online at Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @croydonist

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@croydonist

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Episodes

6: Croydon's Cupid by Charlotte Anne Leonard

11/20/2018
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A Southern train speeds into London, packed with morning commuters. Heads stuck in books, people lost in day dreams gazing out of windows and eyes glued to phones. A chance glance, a missed opportunity, will fate step in? Croydon's Cupid is written by Charlotte Anne Leonard and read by Florence O'Mahony who is artistic director and a principal artist at Zoo Co Theatre. About the author Charlotte Anne Leonard wears many different hats. She is fundraiser for an international development...

Duration:00:11:51

5: The Seven Stages Of Seeing A Croydon Ghost by Elizabeth Sheppard

10/28/2018
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A morning run, a chance glimpse and a questioning mind. Can it really be that I've just seen a ghost? Real or imagined. You decide... About the author: Elizabeth Sheppard (Liz Sheppard-Jones) is a former associate editor of the Croydon Citizen news magazine, author of 'Not A Proper Child' (Mirror Books 2018) with Nicky Nicholls and a regular contributor to Tales of Croydonia. Tales of Croydonia is brought to you by the Croydonist. For the latest news and podcast releases, follow us on...

Duration:00:10:03

4: A Cat Called Idiot by Amy Jones

10/22/2018
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Friendship comes in all shapes and sizes, and are often formed when you least expect it, such as on a dark and stormy night. About the author: Amy Jones has lived in pubs in central Croydon for most of her life, so should know the town rather well. Unfortunately she's had her head in a book for at least fifteen years so relies on whispers and rumours to learn about the Outside World. A Cat Called Idiot is read by Rosalind Hoy who is creative producer and a principal artist at Zoo Co Theatre...

Duration:00:12:35

3: Apocalypse in Croydopolis by Jenny Lockyer

10/14/2018
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The pub goers of Croydon fight an invasion of zombies, but will they save the day? Will Esther remain a vegetarian? Will Gavin ever make it to his studio session? Join us for this humorous tale of zombie munching action, featuring some of Croydon's best loved haunts and characters. About the Author: Jenny Lockyer is a performer and writer. She runs music and story sessions for Children across the South East. For more information on her work and up and coming events, follow Jenny on twitter...

Duration:00:18:39

2: A Good Skive by Rob Preston

10/2/2018
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The sun is shining and the pub is calling to Tom who decides a sneaky pint is the order of the day instead of work. Little did Tom know, that a pints not all that awaits him at The Oval Tavern. About the author: Rob Preston is the man behind the Breakfast Cat Theatre Company. He has written several plays and short stories, and currently divides his time between acting and working for the charity, Oxfam.

Duration:00:14:08

1: The Spirit of Croydon by Elizabeth Sheppard

9/23/2018
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Alvin shuts the Croydon Visitor Centre for the evening, but all is not as it seems as he makes his way along Dingwall Road. What is that noise coming from the building site? The Spirit of Croydon by Elizabeth Sheppard is a clever tale with wit and charm that takes an unexpected turn. It is a relatable story to any city, town, borough or village, leaving readers to ponder, for better or worse, the evolution of a local area. Elizabeth Sheppard (Liz Sheppard-Jones) is former associate editor of...

Duration:00:18:23