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Letters To Teresa

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Rot! Leaks! Administration fees! Emails! A podcast about private renting and housing activism featuring all of the emails exchanged between Danny, Rachael and their estate agent Teresa over the course of a farcical six month tenancy in Bristol. Each week Danny and Rachael interview a different ‘guest Teresa’ - renters, activists and change-makers - to explore a host of experiences from across the housing crisis. Letters to Teresa is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for support from Camden People’s Theatre, In Between Time & MAYK. Join your local community or tenants union! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Rot! Leaks! Administration fees! Emails! A podcast about private renting and housing activism featuring all of the emails exchanged between Danny, Rachael and their estate agent Teresa over the course of a farcical six month tenancy in Bristol. Each week Danny and Rachael interview a different ‘guest Teresa’ - renters, activists and change-makers - to explore a host of experiences from across the housing crisis. Letters to Teresa is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for support from Camden People’s Theatre, In Between Time & MAYK. Join your local community or tenants union! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Rot! Leaks! Administration fees! Emails! A podcast about private renting and housing activism featuring all of the emails exchanged between Danny, Rachael and their estate agent Teresa over the course of a farcical six month tenancy in Bristol. Each week Danny and Rachael interview a different ‘guest Teresa’ - renters, activists and change-makers - to explore a host of experiences from across the housing crisis. Letters to Teresa is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for support from Camden People’s Theatre, In Between Time & MAYK. Join your local community or tenants union! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Chapter 6: Date in the Diary

7/13/2021
Can we get a date in the diary? Will we *ever* get Teresa and Andrew in the same room? Find out in this, the final episode of Letters to Teresa. This week we are joined by journalist and co-author of ‘The Rent Trap’, Samir Jeraj, to don the Teresa hat and think with us about how we might change our future. Letters to Teresa is a podcast about private renting. It is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for...

Duration:00:59:44

Chapter 5: March on the Boss

7/6/2021
Our surprise visit to the office puts Andy on the back foot whilst Teresa’s on annual leave. This week we’re joined by Esme and Dani from community union ACORN to find out what happened next and learn about building tenant power. Also, sausage talk. Letters to Teresa is a podcast about private renting. It is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for support from Camden People’s Theatre, In Between Time &...

Duration:00:47:52

Chapter 4: Socket Leak

6/29/2021
Threat to actual life: there’s an exciting new development at 3 Parks Road! Linzy Na Nakorn joins us to take on some serious multi-roling in the sassiest emails to date. And a smell that can only be described as egg. Letters to Teresa is a podcast about private renting. It is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for support from Camden People’s Theatre, In Between Time & MAYK. Join your local community or...

Duration:00:43:16

Chapter 3: Partner Moving In

6/22/2021
The house is falling apart but Jacob still wants to move in. This week we are joined by a guest Teresa AND a guest Jacob - Becca and Louise of Sh!t Theatre. The big question is: what do you call a landlord who isn’t a landlord? This episode also features Fred Hellerman’s 1950 song ‘Pity the Downtrodden Landlord’. Letters to Teresa is a podcast about private renting. It is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful...

Duration:00:42:40

Chapter 2: The Conditions

6/15/2021
Sticky floors and missing paperwork. This week our Guest Teresa is Yaz Brien who joins us to dive back into the emails. We’ve moved in! Also: squatting, council housing, co-ops & homes under the hammer. Letters to Teresa is a podcast about private renting. It is created by Rachael Clerke and Danny Prosser, and is produced by Naomi Jackson. Music is by Slagheap. We are thankful for support from Camden People’s Theatre, In Between Time & MAYK. Join your local community or tenants...

Duration:00:52:30

Chapter 1: Good Faith

6/2/2021
Welcome to Letters to Teresa! This week we kick off the serialised reading of all the emails between us (Rachael and Danny) and our estate agent (Teresa) with the help of our first ever guest, China Blue Fish. We’re about to move into 3 Parks Road and already things are not going to plan. We also talk house hunting, discrimination and goth quarters. Should we remarket the property? This episode also features Howl Yuan’s ‘house hunting song’. Letters to Teresa is a podcast about private...

Duration:00:36:51