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In this podiobook: Part film noir detective story, part fantasy adventure, part East End gangster tale, How to Disappear Completely concerns Theo Braithwaite, a failed actress and worse waitress, becoming involved in an unseen world populated by history's rejects and runaways from a secret society known as The Footmen. A stranger to London, waiting for life to come and find her, she is instead found by a part-time thief called Kilbey Salmon who, along with his rockabilly-obsessed partner, is attempting to eke out a living stealing things that have already been stolen and finding people who don't want to be found.An episodic narrative, Kilbey and Nero's capers will drag Theo through the forgotten parts and people of London, hunted by ancient sects, carnivorous shadows, cannibalistic butchers and off-duty policemen. Along the way she'll meet the Eternal Footmen, blow up Hammersmith Bridge, reach the end of history and quite possibly disappear completely.If Theo is to survive, she'll need to get her life sorted before all of our futures catch up with her.

In this podiobook: Part film noir detective story, part fantasy adventure, part East End gangster tale, How to Disappear Completely concerns Theo Braithwaite, a failed actress and worse waitress, becoming involved in an unseen world populated by history's rejects and runaways from a secret society known as The Footmen. A stranger to London, waiting for life to come and find her, she is instead found by a part-time thief called Kilbey Salmon who, along with his rockabilly-obsessed partner, is attempting to eke out a living stealing things that have already been stolen and finding people who don't want to be found.An episodic narrative, Kilbey and Nero's capers will drag Theo through the forgotten parts and people of London, hunted by ancient sects, carnivorous shadows, cannibalistic butchers and off-duty policemen. Along the way she'll meet the Eternal Footmen, blow up Hammersmith Bridge, reach the end of history and quite possibly disappear completely.If Theo is to survive, she'll need to get her life sorted before all of our futures catch up with her.
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In this podiobook: Part film noir detective story, part fantasy adventure, part East End gangster tale, How to Disappear Completely concerns Theo Braithwaite, a failed actress and worse waitress, becoming involved in an unseen world populated by history's rejects and runaways from a secret society known as The Footmen. A stranger to London, waiting for life to come and find her, she is instead found by a part-time thief called Kilbey Salmon who, along with his rockabilly-obsessed partner, is attempting to eke out a living stealing things that have already been stolen and finding people who don't want to be found.An episodic narrative, Kilbey and Nero's capers will drag Theo through the forgotten parts and people of London, hunted by ancient sects, carnivorous shadows, cannibalistic butchers and off-duty policemen. Along the way she'll meet the Eternal Footmen, blow up Hammersmith Bridge, reach the end of history and quite possibly disappear completely.If Theo is to survive, she'll need to get her life sorted before all of our futures catch up with her.

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Episodes

1. 1. The Grey Men - How to Disappear Completely

4/19/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo arrives late to her last morning of employment at the Camden Cafe, with little idea that life is about to take a sharp detour. London is about to surprise her - at last! - just not in the way she'd been expecting. For a start there are

Duration:00:18:22

2. 2. Pale Ghosts - How to Disappear Completely

4/18/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo makes a friend, an enemy and an ex-boyfriend. Over several glasses of wine, secrets are revealed. 'There are ghosts here, y'know? In the brickwork, down the drain. But they're shy, right? They don't come out for just anyone. They know b

Duration:00:25:36

3. 3. The Last Train - How to Disappear Completely

4/17/2007
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-In this episode: In which taking the last train home leads Theo into a darker world than even that she knew to exist underground. With phantoms crawling from the walls, help arrives in the form of a drunken stranger - Kilbey Salmon: tall, dark and utterly improbable.

Duration:00:34:06

4. 4. The Grieving Girlfriend - How to Disappear Completely

4/16/2007
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-In this episode: In which we uncover the terrible business of Salmon and Dusk. A beautiful woman makes Kilbey an offer he politely declines, but he takes on her case regardless. While Nero fumes about the car's lack of central heating, Kilbey plans to track down a lo

Duration:00:16:01

5. 5. The Albion - How to Disappear Completely

4/15/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo is taken to a underground bar in a Camden toilet and Kilbey meets a punter. Nero talks about time travel and cab routes, while the barman puts the decline of the nation down to the rise of the theme pub. By the way, just who are The Ete

Duration:00:35:44

6. 6. Nation of Shopkeepers - How to Disappear Completely

4/14/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo sinks further into Albion while Kilbey and Nero do a spot of shopping. Encountering the unsavoury gaze of the Meatmarketers and a Shopkeeper who would prefer they took their business elsewhere, the three begin their hunt for a stolen bo

Duration:00:24:03

7. 7. The Thief, The Butchers and The Wardrobe - How to Disappear Completely

4/13/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey and Theo drive into a stranger's cellar to steal some ashes, only to interrupted by some unsavoury sorts with the same idea. Not everyone here will get out alive. Or at all.

Duration:00:38:23

8. 8. An Open Book - How to Disappear Completely

4/12/2007
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-In this episode: In which Nero heads to Soho for a dodgy book and finds more than he'd bargained for.

Duration:00:16:53

9. 9. Breakfast at the Greasy Spoon - How to Disappear Completely

4/11/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey and Theo share breakfast and a few secrets, while Nero has some surprises to bring to the table. All three are about to discover that if the food doesn't kill them, there are plenty about willing to give it a shot.

Duration:00:31:24

10. 10. Close of Business - How to Disappear Completely

4/10/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey and Nero gather new enemies and a few bruises. The location of the stolen book is discovered and this terrible business reaches a worse conclusion.

Duration:00:25:19

11. 11. Retracing Her Steps - How to Disappear Completely

4/9/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo deals with a bad hangover, untidy flatmates, a misplaced wallet and a lover with a bad case of amnesia. Surely Saturdays used to be more straightforward?

Duration:00:20:45

12. 12. Terror At Tesco - How to Disappear Completely

4/8/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo worries she is being followed by stalkers, known by evangelists and slowly becoming invisible. When her biggest concern should be how many bottles of red she can drink in an evening, a trip to the supermarket takes a surreal and terrify

Duration:00:25:37

13. 13. A Life of Diminishing Returns - How to Disappear Completely

4/7/2007
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-In this episode: In which Nero gambles on finding a drugdealer and lucks out with a threatening vicar while Kilbey has an early night.

Duration:00:22:52

14. 14. You Are The Quarry - How to Disappear Completely

4/6/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo falls into someone else's bad dream and a trip to Oxford Circus takes a strange and worrying turn.

Duration:00:28:17

15. 15. A House on the River Fleet - How to Disappear Completely

4/5/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey drives dangerously, Nero hikes across London and Theo spends a night on the river.

Duration:00:33:17

16. 16. Nobody's Daughter - How to Disappear Completely

4/4/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey finds his man and spills his drink. Theo is briefly impressed by his professionalism but quickly realises when things seem straightforward, there's been some misunderstanding.

Duration:00:29:56

17. 17. Seconds/Thoughts - How to Disappear Completely

4/3/2007
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-In this episode: In which Nero hatches a plan, Kilbey smells a rat and Theo has some doubts.

Duration:00:30:28

Chapter 18: A Handful of Nothing - How to Disappear Completely

4/2/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey and Theo find a dead girl while Nero plays a dud hand.

Duration:00:45:36

Chapter 19: You Never Wash Up After Yourself - How to Disappear Completely

4/1/2007
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-In this episode: In which Theo swaps death and danger for dirty dishes while Nero discovers he has a bad head for heights. With time on his hands, Kilbey digs up some old memories.

Duration:00:21:15

20. 20: Strange Cargo - How to Disappear Completely

3/31/2007
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-In this episode: In which Kilbey and Nero hunt hounds for a Vegan Terrorist, while dark things are stirring on a London Council Estate.

Duration:00:28:32