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The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring presentations on women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live on stage in Berlin at event space ACUD. This podcast is based on that series. @deadladiesshow on Instagram and Twitter. Facebook: thedeadladiesshow.

The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring presentations on women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live on stage in Berlin at event space ACUD. This podcast is based on that series. @deadladiesshow on Instagram and Twitter. Facebook: thedeadladiesshow.

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Germany

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The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring presentations on women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live on stage in Berlin at event space ACUD. This podcast is based on that series. @deadladiesshow on Instagram and Twitter. Facebook: thedeadladiesshow.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 29 - Zora Neale Hurston

1/15/2020
Episode 29 presents a giant of the Harlem Renaissance: writer, anthropologist and zombie finder Zora Neale Hurston! Zora may be best known for her 1937 novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” but her love of adventure and willingness to re-write her own biography are sure to delight fans old and new. Writer and scholar Fatin Abbas tells Zora’s tale from the stage in ACUD, and Dead Ladies Show co-founder Katy Derbyshire joins podcast producer & presenter Susan Stone to put things in motion....

Duration:00:26:47

DEUTSCH Episode 28 - Fanny Cradock DEUTSCH!

12/17/2019
Episode 28 - mal auf Deutsch! Autorin, Aktivistin und Creative Director Mary Scherpe erzählt von der recht exzentrischen Fernsehköchin Fanny Cradock. Dazu, die beiden Gründer*innen der Dead Ladies Show,, Katy Derbyshire und Florian Duijsens, sind dabei mit Produzentin Susan Stone und wir reden ueber Weihnachten- und Silvester-Traditionen. __ Die Dead Ladies Show feiert famose, vergessene und manchmal verrufene Frauen, die Unglaubliches erreichten, obwohl sie es im Leben oft schwer hatten....

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 28 - Fanny Cradock

12/12/2019
Episode 28 brings you the delicious delights of pioneering TV chef and all-around extravagant character Fanny Cradock! This English Dead Lady invented her history and sculpted her future out of oysters, champagne, and tiaras. Fanny could sell out the Albert Hall in London for a crowd who gathered to see her make cooking into entertainment. Her hold-no-bars approach, however, meant her life wasn’t all smooth sailing - her story includes bigamy, exploding yachts, and child abandonment. Mary...

Duration:00:35:28

Episode 27 - Margaret Fountaine

11/14/2019
On Episode 27, we meet a Dead Lady Lepidopterist! Dead Ladies Show co-founder Florian Duijsens introduces us to Margaret Fountaine, an English explorer and naturalist who collected butterflies and loved love. Her exciting scientific life and world travels were well-known, but her romantic adventures were only revealed when Margaret’s copious diaries were read in 1978, 100 years after she first started them at age 15. Dead Ladies Show co-founder Katy Derbyshire joins podcast producer &...

Duration:00:35:59

Episode 26 - Doreen Valiente & Martha Maxwell

10/17/2019
Episode 26 brings you spooky Dead Lady tales all the way from NYC! First, Claire Carroll introduces us to England’s Doreen Valiente, known as the mother of modern witchcraft. In the UK and beyond, she was key in the spread of modern day Wicca, now a world-wide religion. Doreen also had more than a few secrets under her cape. **SECOND TALK CONTAINS ENTHUSIASTIC SWEARING** Then, it’s time for a live lady taxidermist talking about a Dead Lady taxidermist! Divya Anantharaman of Gotham Taxidermy...

Duration:00:38:53

Episode 25 - LaVern Baker

9/19/2019
In this episode, DLS co-founder Katy Derbyshire — who is a translator, publisher, and avid blues dancer — brings us the story of R&B, blues, and rock legend LaVern Baker, a performer with strong charisma, an unforgettable voice, and a rather naughty sense of humor. She got her first singing job at the age of ten, cut her first record at 12 or 14, and lived her whole life in music. When LaVern's songs were copied note-for-note by white singer Georgia Gibbs, Baker responded by writing Gibbs...

Duration:00:28:26

Season Three Promo

9/6/2019
A sneak peek at what's coming up in Season Three of the Dead Ladies Show Podcast. Find us at deadladiesshow.com and your podcast purveyor of choice. See you soon! Follow us on social media @deadladiesshow and please share, rate, and review the show as it helps others to find our podcast. Because women's history is everyone's history. The Dead Ladies Show was founded by Florian Duijsens and Katy Derbyshire. The podcast is created, produced, edited, and presented by Susan Stone. We now have a...

Duration:00:02:39

Episode 24 - Hedy Lamarr

6/20/2019
In this episode, writer and translator Isabel Fargo Cole tells the tale of lovely, lonely, and litigious HEDY LAMARR. Born Hedwig Kiesler, as a Jewish refugee from Vienna HEDY was re-vamped for Hollywood and dubbed “the world’s most beautiful woman” by director Louis B. Mayer. The glamorous exotic image and the resulting unimaginative acting roles quite bored her, leaving her lonesome, but with time to develop her hobby — inventing things. HEDY’s most successful – eventually – was a...

Duration:00:29:01

Episode 23 - Bessie Blount & Florynce Kennedy

5/16/2019
In this episode, it’s New York City, baby! Our sister spin-off show — hosted and curated by Molly O’Laughlin Kemper at KGB Bar — represents with two excellent talks about fantastic American Dead Ladies. First up is Amy Padnani on BESSIE BLOUNT. Amy is an obit editor at the New York Times, and creator of the acclaimed Overlooked series. Much like our Dead Ladies Show, Overlooked corrects history, by recognizing women who were left off the NYT’s obituaries pages over the decades. Amy...

Duration:00:43:19

Episode 22 - Josephine Baker

4/18/2019
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode, Dead Ladies Show co-founder Florian Duijsens takes us on a wild ride through the life of JOSEPHINE BAKER. Perhaps best known for the scandalous dances of her early career as an entertainer, US-born JOSEPHINE BAKER was also a spy, activist,...

Duration:00:39:04

Episode 21 - Noor Inayat Khan

3/14/2019
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode, Dead Ladies Show co-founder Katy Derbyshire presents the surprising and inspiring tale of war hero Noor Inayat Khan. NOOR INAYAT KHAN came from a regal Indian family — her father was an acclaimed Sufi musician who helped spread the spiritual...

Duration:00:28:32

Episode 20 - Anna May Wong

2/13/2019
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode, our 20th (!), Dead Ladies Show co-founder Florian Duijsens introduces us the the fabulous Anna May Wong. ANNA MAY WONG is considered the first Chinese-American Hollywood star. Born and raised in California, she began acting at 14, then left...

Duration:00:34:31

Episode 19 - Constance Barnicoat & Irihapeti Ramsden

1/17/2019
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live on stage, usually in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode: we go to New Zealand! Or, more accurately, New Zealand comes to us. Featured are two talks from the first ever NZ Dead Ladies Show, recorded live during LitCrawl Wellington, produced by Pirate and Queen. Presenter Jesse...

Duration:00:29:42

Episode 18 - Elsa Lanchester

12/12/2018
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode: FRANKENFRAUEN! Our four-part series of historic women with connections to the iconic gothic novel Frankenstein, in celebration of its centenary in 2018. Part Four: Elsa Lanchester! DLS co-founder Florian Duijsens is back with our miniseries...

Duration:00:31:31

Episode 17 - Ada Lovelace

12/12/2018
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode: FRANKENFRAUEN! Our four-part series of historic women with connections to the iconic gothic novel Frankenstein, in celebration of its centenary in 2018. Part Three: Bard College Berlin's Laura Scuriatti presents the amazing Ada Lovelace....

Duration:00:27:14

Episode 16 - Mary Shelley

12/12/2018
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode: FRANKENFRAUEN! Our four-part series of historic women with connections to the iconic gothic novel Frankenstein, in celebration of its centenary in 2018. Second part: Frankenstein author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. DLS co-founder Florian...

Duration:00:34:44

Episode 15 - Mary Wollstonecraft

12/12/2018
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode: FRANKENFRAUEN! We kick off our four-part series of historic women with connection to the iconic gothic novel Frankenstein, in honor of its 100th birthday in 2018. First up, DLS co-founder Katy Derbyshire tells us about the life of Mary...

Duration:00:26:46

Episode 14 - Aphra Behn

11/15/2018
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode, Dead Ladies Show co-founder Katy Derbyshire tells us all about Restoration playwright, poet, translator, and novelist Aphra Behn. Known for her popular plays and bawdy verses, Aphra was the first woman to earn her living from writing (in...

Duration:00:30:06

Episode 13 - Marie Curie

10/18/2018
The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history. In this episode, the first of DLSP Season Two: Agata Lisiak teaches us all about the world’s most famous physicist, Marie Skłodowska Curie. The double Nobel Prize winner was the first and only women in most situations she encountered. Also, writer David...

Duration:00:35:15

Season Two Promo

10/1/2018
A sneak peek at what's coming up in Season Two of the Dead Ladies Show Podcast. Find us at deadladiesshow.com and your podcast purveyor of choice. See you soon! Follow us on social media @deadladiesshow and please share, rate, and review the show as it helps others to find our podcast. Because women's history is everyone's history. The Dead Ladies Show was founded by Florian Duijsens and Katy Derbyshire. The podcast is created, produced, edited, and presented by Susan Stone. We now have a...

Duration:00:02:39