Monthly release on Firefly in a Jar available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Listen Notes, YouTube, and other good podcast platforms. Subscribe. We’re releasing nine episodes this year, before taking a break to prepare for more episodes next year.
Put on your headphones, pour yourself a glass… Together with Kati Brien, we’ve focused on developing exceptional narrations, sound quality, and musical scores. For more information about each episode, visit the episode notes.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-82bn7-edc0c3 A retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic. A small boy is the only one in the city to cry out the “emperor isn’t wearing any clothes”. Since he bravely told the truth, the emperor appoints him his heir. The story tracks the boy’s path to emperor… Comedy/horror. Written by Nick Angel, read by Simon […]
A journalist visits an Eastern city inhabited by people of different customs, living on the opposite banks of a river. A girl and a boy act out a philosophical story about fate and an ordinary person’s role in predetermining positive change. We recommend headphones for this soundscape! Written by Nick Angel, narrated by Bhavnisha Parmar, […]
Comedy. A mise en abyme about seduction, philandering French presidents, cuckolds, and a Paris-style pick-up. A cheeky wink to Marcel Duschamp and Jeff Koons. Written by Nick Angel, read by Simon Johns, original music by Kati Brien
Written by Nick Angel. Read wonderfully by Stefanie Bruckner. Original marvellous music by Kati Brien. A sweet serenade about the duties of sustainable love. An artist and his Kristallweizen-drinking muse: one perennially hopeful and hopeless; the other loaded; settle on something selfless. Frivolous, fun, heart-warming. For more, see episode notes.
Written by Nick Angel. Read by Simon Johns. Original music by Kati Brien. This story explores veganism, sentience, human primacy, and Deep Ecology. Peter Singer eat your heart out… literally. Does a murderer have more moral status than an old tree anyway? Wicked, slightly twisted fun. For more, see episode notes.
Written by Nick Angel. Read by Margaret Ashley. Original music by Kati Brien. A dark fairytale about an orphan girl, the second world war, and the royal houses of Europe. I wrote the story after visiting Birkenau and reading Primo Levi who gave more of himself than any other writer I can think of. If […]
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