STORIES TO TELL IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT – PODCAST
In 2018 I worked with Francesca Millican-Slater again on the next incarnation of Stories To Tell In The Middle Of The Night. I designed the sound for her original stage show which was commissioned by Birmingham REP in 2016. This collection of short stories, framed with a radio raconteur aesthetic, lends itself perfectly to a podcast. All the stories from the show have been included along with many more in this expanded collection that spans nine 30 minute episodes. The original sound design transferred well to the podcast and I took the same approach with the rest of the stories. Real world sonic references – music, environments, sound effects – are combined and transformed to reflect the humour, unease, violence, and peculiar scenarios the stories evoke.
We officially launched the podcast on 29 May 2018 at Birmingham REP along with a book work which is the published stories from the original theatre show and British Sign Language integrated film performances of three of the stories. The podcast is available from usual podcast distributors such as iTunes or Podiant and you can find out more about how to subscribe, buy the book or watch the films on the project website.
Read more about the Stories To Tell In The Middle Of The Night stage show.