Chris is the creator, main writer, and composer for the Alternative Stories and Fake Realities Podcast
Selkie is an original audio drama by Signe Maene.  Selkies are mythical creatures from northern European folklore.  Seals that can transform to human form by shedding their skin they are particularly prevalent in Scottish folklore .  In our story, Andrew discovers a selkie whilst walking on the beach near his home.  He immediately falls in love aiming to make the selkie his wife.In Selkie by Signe Maene the parts were played as follows Sophie Macnair as The Selkie Lewie Watson as Andrew Simone Low as Andrew's MotherKelsey Griffin as a Selkie and singer of Ae Fond KissStevie Skinner as a Selkie The music is arranged and performed by John Spiers based on the traditional folk tune "The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry" "Ae Fond Kiss" (trad. with lyrics by Robert Burns) is performed by Kelsey GriffinAdditional music and soundscapes are by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow MusicSound effects are from Sound mixing and editing are by Chris GregoryThe presenter in this edition is Kelli Winkler Signe Maene is a Belgian writer, academic and folklore specialist.  You can follow her on twitter and view her website at Spiers is a folk musician and player of many squeezebox style instruments.  You can follow him on twitter at and view his website here Follow John's YouTube channel to see and hear him in action Alternative Stories on Twitter at Instagram at contact us directly via 
In this short bonus edition we preview our forthcoming audio drama Selkie by Signe Maene.  We talk to Signe herself and to Sophie Macnair who plays the selkie in our story. We also hear from John Spiers, the folk musician who performs the theme music for the drama. In this edition you heard the voices of Signe MaeneSophie Macnair John Spiers Simone LowLewie WatsonKelsey GriffinIf you would like to find out more about Signe Maene and her other work please visit her website You can also follow her on twitter on instagram you'd like to find out more about John Spiers and his various projects please visit his website him on twitter subscribe to his YouTube channel here can follow Sophie Macnair on twitter here you'd like to see the video version of the trailer included in this podcast you can visit the Alternative Stories and Fake Realities YouTube Channel
In this edition, the second in our series featuring women poets from Cornwall in the South West of England, we feature the work of Mary J Oliver.  We also look at Cornwall itself and its enduring influence on artists, writers and poets with presenter Hollye Sangster.The poems featured in this podcast are "To the uninhabited Island of Cara" read by Tiffany Clare with music and soundscape by Chris Gregory"Torso to Torso" read by Tiffany Clare "Undressing the Dead" and "Play to Win" both read by Piers Owen with music by Judith Bailey performed by Deborah Came (piano)"NGO Lunch Break : Accra" read by Jade Matthew with music and soundscape by Chris GregorySome of the poems in this podcast are included in Mary's 2019 book "Jim Neat : The Case of a Young Man Down on His Luck" which is published by Seren Books We would like to thank Mary J Oliver for her help and cooperation in the making of this podcast and for her ongoing support of our podcast. The presenter in today's edition is Hollye Sangster with additional contributions from Kelli WinklerSound effects used in this podcast were from If you would like to find out more about Mary J Oliver please follow her on twitter and to read more about Mary and her book, "Jim Neat" (the subject of a previous Alternative Stories Podcast) please click here can purchase "Jim Neat" directly from Seren Books by clicking here
Tales From The Aether - The Witch of Rockwood Cove Q&A Sorry, at this time there is no transcription available for this episode. Guests: Jackie Jorgenson Chris Gregory  Jason Tenletti Markham Luttrell as Farmer Three Music composed by Chris Gregory Edited by Jackie Jorgenson A Shared Manifest Entertainment production Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Podchaser --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. Support this podcast:
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