The Narrativist
Episode 04 - Squatting

Episode 04 - Squatting

February 22, 2018

In Options for Dealing with Squatting by Persons Unknown David Charles takes a satirical tongue-in-check look at the shambolic 2011 government consultaion that informed our current laws on Squatting.

And we chat to Claire who in 2013 became so invested in the squat she was studying for her masters that she never left. She tells us step-by-step how to open a squat and looks back on some of the ups and downs of living in one.

Episode 03 - Clean Air

Episode 03 - Clean Air

November 17, 2017

In 2007 Ian Solomon-Kawall founded May Project Garden. Using permaculture techniques he turned his backyard into a community garden where music, food and art bring greener practices back to the urban environment.

In Off The Grid by Alex MacKeith, Sophie faces a tough choice about her own garden as extreme clean air initiatives are rolled out across London.

Episode 02 - The Refugee Crisis

Episode 02 - The Refugee Crisis

October 16, 2017

Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson went to Calais to witness the refugee crisis first-hand. There they created Good Chance Theatre, a space for the community to come together and create.

In Gate Zero by Leah Cowan, Mara finds herself stranded at the airport sheltering her little brother Simeon from the catastrophe unfolding around them, not knowing who to trust amongst the thousands trapped in the process of leaving their homes.

Episode 01 - Grass Roots

Episode 01 - Grass Roots

June 24, 2017

Liz Ward and Lauren Allpress have given themselves sore feet knocking on doors in the run up to the general election. We find out what got them into it and why they can't give it up.

In Julia Cranney's short drama Firm Voters we also get a glimpse into one first-time campaigner's experience going door-to-door in search of support for her party.

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App