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A Memory of Robin is an audio drama from writer David Green.  It tells the story of Gem, the daughter of a woman called Robin whose last few days of life we follow through extracts from her voice diary as she seeks to escape the confines of an increasingly oppressive and totalitarian government. In A Memory of Robin by David Green characters were played as follows:Robin - Jackie JorgensonGem, her daughter - Abby HildenThe Voice of the Nation - Kelli Winkler A Memory of Robin was based on the short story of the same name by David Green.  Additional material and adaptation were by Chris Gregory.Original music was composed and performed by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow MusicSound design ,editing and soundscapes were by Chris GregorySound effects were from Freesound.orgThe presenter was Kelli Winkler Find out more about David Green by following him on twitter https://twitter.com/DavidpGreen83And visit his website www.davidgreenwritercom.wordpress.comAnd facebook https://www.facebook.com/davidgreenwriter/Be Warned: Episode contains swearing and references to suicide
Anglia Part Four : Endings A storm is gathering as Rachel and David head out to sea with the mysterious Davies.  Millie and Laura are trying to find Rachel while Awira's fate lies in the balance.  The year is 2029 and the effects of climate change are taking hold all around the globe.  In one small coastal community in eastern England waves of migrants are coming ashore to escape the wars and famine the climate crisis are causing in their own countries.  This is the story of three women whose lives are affected by the crisis. This is the final part of AngliaMillie: Tiffany ClareRachel : Jackie JorgensonAwira : Saya ZahawiDavid : Charlie RichardsLaura :  Catharine DaddarioWilla : Kelli WinklerOther parts : Chris GregoryPresenter : Kelli WinklerMusic written and performed : Chris GregorySound effects : Freesound.orgANN News Jingle : StonefreePlease visit https://alternativestories.com/ for more information about Anglia and our other productionsPlease also check us out on social media  : https://twitter.com/StoriesAlt and  https://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/ A press kit for Anglia is available on request from office@alternativestories.com
Jim Neat : The Case of a Young Man Down on his Luck by Mary J. Oliver.  In this edition of the podcast we adapt extracts from Mary J Oliver's memoir / travelogue / poetry collection about her father, Jim Neat, a hobo in depression era Canada. This edition of the podcast also includes some information about our forthcoming writer submission requests which will be going out in January. Poetry Readers :  Tiffany Clare, Charlie Richards, Mary J Oliver Diary Readers : Jackie Jorgenson, Tiffany Clare, Charlie RichardsNarration and presenting : Tiffany Clare and Kelli Winkler Wayfaring Stranger sung by Caroline Mincks Original music score written and performed by Chris GregoryJim Neat : The Case of a Young Man Down on his Luck is published by Seren Books.  We would like to thank Seren for their cooperation and support in making this podcast. 
In this special edition we look at the techniques, processes and practicalities of creating audio drama with the creators of some of the best and most exciting drama podcasts out there.  We discuss writing, casting, working with actors, directing and recording as well as the touchy subject of monetising your show. Our guests are David S. Dear of A Ninth World Journal Karin Heimdahl of the Y2k Audio DramaJackie Jorgenson of Tales From the Aether and Oscar and Jade Wenman-Hyde of Conversations: An Original Audio DramaOur presenters are Kelly Winkler and Amy ForrestMusic and sound design are by Chris Gregory Find out more about our guests and their podcasts by checking these linksA Ninth World Journal ninthworldjournal.com https://twitter.com/9thWorldJournalY2k Y2Kpod.com  https://twitter.com/Y2KpodTales From The Aether https://anchor.fm/talesfromtheaetherhttps://twitter.com/SharedManifestConversations https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/conversations-an-original-audio-drama/id1502764717https://twitter.com/ojscriptwritersAnd find Listen, Rinse, Repeat here https://listenrinserepeatpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/Podcast_LRRListen out for our future edition on the art, skills, techniques and technicalities of voice acting which features today's presenter Amy Forrest
In part 3 of our series on creating audio drama we discuss sound design and music with guests Hedley Knights from We Fix Space Junk, Daniel French from Fishbonius Sound Design and the Chronosphere Fiction Podcast, Richard Campbell from Red Valley, John Bartmann of the How I Make Music podcast and Chris Gregory of Alternative Stories and Fake Realities. If you've ever wanted to get into creating audio drama this podcast will help you master the basic skills of sound design and editing you'll need to learn.  We also hope that established sound designers and composers will find plenty to enjoy and learn in this podcast.You heard clips from the following shows in this podcastWe Fix Space JunkRed Valley Chronosphere FictionAlternative Stories and Fake Realities You also heard the track " Heart of Acceptance" by John BartmannAll extracts and clips are provided by the contributors and are used with their permission. They may not be reproduced except with the owner's consent.Follow our contributors on social media and listen to their shows here Hedley Knights https://twitter.com/Hedley_K Hedley's production company : Battle Bird https://twitter.com/BattleBirdProdand We Fix Space Junk https://twitter.com/WeFixSpaceJunkListen and by We Fix Space Junk merch here  https://battlebird.productions/Daniel French https://twitter.com/FishboniusChronosphere Fiction https://twitter.com/ChronosphereFi1Listen to Chronosphere Fiction here http://chronosphere.podbean.com/Richard Campbell Red Valley Podcast https://twitter.com/RedValleyPodListen to Red Valley here https://pod.link/redvalleyJohn Bartmann https://twitter.com/johnisthemusicWebsite and podcast http://johnbartmann.com/music/Chris Gregory Alternative Stories and Fake Realities https://twitter.com/StoriesAltSound design and mixing in this edition were by Chris GregoryThe Alternative Stories and Fake Realities Theme music is by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow MusicThe presenter in this edition is Kelli Winkler 
In the first of our stories based on episodes from Ovid's Metamorphoses we explore the story of King Midas using a modern re-telling.  The audio drama "Collateral Damage" features Tiffany Clare as Laura, Sally Richards as Constantina, Georgie Lauridsen as Carol and Ash Steel as Mike.  Sound effects are from Freesounds.com and music is by Chris Gregory.  The presenter is Kelli Winkler.
Emily Horner, a talented singer songwriter struggles with confidence, anxiety and identity in our latest audio drama.  Taking the name "Echo" as a mask to hide behind, Emily begins to make her way in the world of professional music.  This episode stars singer songwriter Micah Cottingham (MICVH) as Echo and features some of her original music.  This music is used with Micah's permission. 
Continuing our theme of new writing based upon stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses (and from mythology in general) this episode features an audio drama and poem based on the myth of Daphne and Apollo.  The audio drama "No Words" features Tiffany Clare as Naomi, Charlie Richards as Robert and Federico Foglia as The Museum Attendant.  Narration is by Kelli Winkler and original music is by Chris Gregory.  For more information please visit alternativestories.com Please subscribe to hear past and future episodes. 
Anglia Part Two : MigrantsJournalist Rachel Woods continues her investigation into the migrant crisis unfolding in a remote part of Eastern England.  Meanwhile Millie meets Awira, a migrant trying to evade the British authorities.  The year is 2029 and the effects of climate change are taking hold all around the globe.  In one small coastal community in eastern England waves of migrants are coming ashore to escape the wars and famine the climate crisis are causing in their own countries.  This is the story of three women whose lives are affected by the crisis. This is the second of four parts.Millie: Tiffany ClareRachel : Jackie JorgensonAwira : Saya ZahawiDavid : Charlie RichardsLaura :  Catharine DaddarioWilla : Kelli WinklerOther parts : Chris GregoryPresenter : Kelli WinklerMusic written and performed : Chris GregorySound effects : Freesound.orgANN News Jingle : StonefreePlease visit https://alternativestories.com/ for more information about Anglia and our other productionsPlease also check us out on social media  : https://twitter.com/StoriesAlt and  https://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/ A press kit for Anglia is available on request from office@alternativestories.com
Anglia Part Three  : ShadowsJournalist Rachel Woods' investigation into the ongoing migrant crisis continues with help from Millie.  Meanwhile, Kurdish migrant Awira and her friends are starting to feel the net tighten around them.  What can Rachel and Millie do to help?The year is 2029 and the effects of climate change are taking hold all around the globe.  In one small coastal community in eastern England waves of migrants are coming ashore to escape the wars and famine the climate crisis are causing in their own countries.  This is the story of three women whose lives are affected by the crisis. This is the third of four parts.Millie: Tiffany ClareRachel : Jackie JorgensonAwira : Saya ZahawiDavid : Charlie RichardsLaura :  Catharine DaddarioWilla : Kelli WinklerOther parts : Chris GregoryPresenter : Kelli WinklerMusic written and performed : Chris GregorySound effects : Freesound.orgANN News Jingle : StonefreePlease visit https://alternativestories.com/ for more information about Anglia and our other productionsPlease also check us out on social media  : https://twitter.com/StoriesAlt and  https://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/ A press kit for Anglia is available on request from office@alternativestories.com
It's not all fun and parties when you have to spend Christmas away from your friends and family.  For our Christmas edition we meet some of the members of the Out of Towners Club as they plan for Christmas in New York City.  Dan - Miguel AntonioJack - Charlie RichardsJessica - Tiffany Clare Allison - Mary McDonaldJenny - Jackie JorgensonAdam - Josh Winkler Kylie - Caroline MincksKelli - Kelli Winkler The Out Of Towners Club was written by Jackie Jorgenson, Mary McDonald, Kelli Winkler and Chris Gregory with additional material by Miguel Antonio and Caroline MincksThe presenter is Kelli WinklerGod Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen was arranged and performed by Chris Gregory and Anjy HallSound effects and non-copyright music elements are from freesound.orgThe Alternative Stories theme tune is written by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow Music. 
Anglia part One : Arrivals The year is 2029 and the effects of climate change are taking hold all around the globe.  In one small coastal community in eastern England waves of migrants are coming ashore to escape the wars and famine the climate crisis are causing in their own countries.  This is the story of three women whose lives are affected by the crisis. This is the first of four parts.Millie: Tiffany ClareRachel : Jackie JorgensonAwira : Saya ZahawiDavid : Charlie RichardsLaura :  Catharine DaddarioWilla : Kelli WinklerOther parts : Chris GregoryPresenter : Kelli WinklerMusic written and performed : Chris Gregory Sound effects : Freesound.orgANN News Jingle : Stonefree Please visit https://alternativestories.com/ for more information about Anglia and our other productionsPlease also check us out on social media  : https://twitter.com/StoriesAlt and  https://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/ 
A novelist tries to come to terms with the process of finishing her novel and talks about the mixed emotions she feels about reaching this landmark.  Written and performed by Jackie Jorgenson this humorous piece is dedicated to all writers and novelists and particularly to those participating in National Novel Writing Month 2019This edition also includes a trailer for our forthcoming multi-part audio drama production, Anglia which will commence on 15th November.Written and performed by Jackie JorgensonMusic and sound design by Chris GregoryPresented by Kelli Winkler Sound effects from https://freesound.org/Anglia Trailer :  Voice: Charlie Richards Music and sound design: Chris Gregory Find out more about Jackie Jorgenson by visiting her Facebook Page  https://www.facebook.com/JackieJorgensonActor/
"The Girl and the Angel", Part 1 of the Angel's Calling by Victoria J.Price, a fantasy audio drama miniseries from the Alternative Stories and Fake Realities Podcast.Part 2 https://www.buzzsprout.com/411730/3133174-the-angel-s-calling-part-2Earth's parallel world, Ohinyan is home to angels, witches and magical creatures but an impending disaster in the world means that some of these beings are visiting Earth to seek help. Narrator :  Tiffany ClareFia Aldridge : Annabelle Broad Sophie Aldridge and Jo : Kirsty WoolvenAlexander : Charlie Richards Paramedic : Tanya O'Sullivan Nurse : Karen Cooper Hazel: Maddy Searle Music and soundscapes were by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow MusicSound effects were from Freesound.org and from BBC Sound EffectsThe presenter is Kelli Winkler The Angel’s Calling is adapted from her original novella by Victoria J Price and published with the author’s full permission and cooperation.Find out more about Victoria J Price by following her on social media https://twitter.com/victoria_jpricehttps://www.instagram.com/victoriajprice/and on her website   https://victoriajprice.com/
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 https://signemaene.com/ You can also follow her on twitter https://twitter.com/MaeneSigneand on instagram https://www.instagram.com/signemaene/?hl=enIf you'd like to find out more about John Spiers and his various projects please visit his website https://squeezyjohn.com/follow him on twitter https://twitter.com/squeezyjohnand subscribe to his YouTube channel here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJHIyrMTAG9ZiE_AtnJRcZgYou can follow Sophie Macnair on twitter here https://twitter.com/liloldsophIf 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  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKUqSlCAsOnOWU0eIMANScA
Jenna is part of a group of warriors sent to slay the gorgon Medusa.  As she grapples with her own terror at encountering the monster she begins to feel empathy for her adversary. But will empathy be enough to save her and her companions?   In this episode we look at one of the most famous myths in all of classical mythology.  As usual, we try to offer alternative perspectives on the story and offer a female view of the myth.  We also include 2 original poems by Chelsie Buckner (@poemsandpeonies on instagram) and another Alternative Stories original read by British actress Jodi HuttonJenna :  Carla Rose SmithMedusa : Katie HarveyUnnamed Warrior in main sequence : John WeberWarrior 1 in opening sequence : Catharine DaddarioWarrior 2 in Opening Sequence:  Jackie JorgensonPresenter / Script consultant : Kelli WinklerScript : Alternative StoriesMusic : Chris GregoryPoem 1 "Lament for Medusa" by Alternative Stories and read by Jodi HuttonPoem 2 "Victim of Medusa" written and performed by Chelsie BucknerSubscribe in your favourite podcast appJoin our mailing list by dropping us a note to office@alternativestories.comFollow us on Twitter @StoriesAlt and Instagram @stories.alt Website : alternativestories.com 
Alternative Stories and Fake Realities has been nominated for and Audio Verse 2019 Award in the category New Audio Play Production.  The awards offer us the chance to showcase the best of our podcast and this edition takes clips and excerpts from a number of our podcasts by way of a taster for potential new listeners.  We hope that existing listeners will also enjoy this brief journey through our first 8 editions and continue to enjoy the new productions we have planned. Presenter :  Kelli WinklerMusic : Chris Gregory and Micah CottinghamWriting : Chris Gregory and Chelsie BucknerThis edition features the acting talents of Tiffany Clare, Catharine Daddario, Abby Hilden, Jackie Jorgensen, John Weber, Carla Rose Smith, Charlie Richards, Micah Cottingham and Andrew Woods"Victim of Medusa" was written and performed by Chelsie BucknerWe would like to take the opportunity to thanks the Audio Verse Awards team and those listeners kind enough to nominate us. Find out more at https://alternativestories.comcontact us : office@alternativestories.com Social media - Twitter @StoriesAlt . Instagram @stories.alt
In the second of our series of Farewell Monologues we take a look at bereavement through the eyes of our regular presenter, Kelli Winkler.  The loss of a loved one is tough and a very individual experience.  In this monologue Kelli gives us an insight into her experience of loss and the memories and feelings it provokes.  Kelli Winkler :  Writer and performerTiffany Clare :  PresenterMusic is written and performed by Chris GregoryThis podcast is dedicated to the memory of Judith Dale HutchisonFor more information on this podcast including biographies of our writers and actors please visit our website https://alternativestories.com/Please also check us out on social media Twitter https://twitter.com/StoriesAltInstagram https://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/
In this edition poet Cheyenne Bramwell presents her long form poem Fading Fires which she performs herself.  In the style of an epic poem, this work imagines a civilization, reeling from war and hardship and learning to live at peace once more. Fading Fires written and performed by Cheyenne BramwellMusic and soundscape by Chris GregorySound effects by Freesounds.orgPresented by Kelli WinklerFind out more about Cheyenne Bramwell and read more of her work by visiting her websitehttps://www.cheyennebramwell.com/If you would like to know more about The Alternative Stories and Fake Realities Podcast please visit https://alternativestories.com/
In this first episode of the year we look back at our the content from our first season and preview some of the new stories we'll be producing in 2020.   We also offer an invitation to new writers, poets and dramatists to submit their work for consideration for being included in the podcast. Submissions should be sent to office@alternativestories.com In this episode you can hear the voices of Catharine Daddario, Tiffany Clare, Charlie Richards, Jackie Jorgenson, Abby Hilden, Saya Zahawi, Miguel Antonio and Mary MacDonald.Writers are Chris Gregory, Jackie Jorgenson Mary J Oliver and Mary MacDonaldThe presenters are Kelli Winkler and Chris GregoryMusic and soundtrack are by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow Music
This edition we feature poetry from Peter Finch.  His new collection, "The Machineries of Joy" is published by Seren Books on 17th February.  We feature 9 poems from the collection in the podcast The Road West The RoadWest #2 Hendrix IslandClarksdaleTy Draw First Hearing Bob Dylan "Baby Let Me Follow You Down" Boots The Machineries of Joy ABC of Birds Our readers are Gavin Duff, Dafydd Morse, Nerys Howell and Chris GregorySoundscapes created by Chris Gregory The Presenters are Nerys Howell and Kelli Winkler Sound effects are from freesound.orgYou can find out more about Peter Finch by visiting www.peterfinch.co.uk and about Seren Books by visiting www.serenbooks.comNerys Howell is the writer and presenter of Seren, a new audio drama podcast which we highly recommend.
"The End of The Beginning ", Part 4 of the Angel's Calling by Victoria J.Price, a fantasy audio drama miniseries from the Alternative Stories and Fake Realities Podcast.Earth's parallel world, Ohinyan is home to angels, witches and magical creatures but an impending disaster in the world means that some of these beings are visiting Earth to seek help. Narrator :  Tiffany ClareFia Aldridge  : Annabelle Broad Sophie: Kirsty WoolvenHazel: Maddy Searle Alexander : Charlie Richards The Lady Noor : Saya ZahawiTeenage Girl : Joy HaywardThe Waiter : Chris GregoryOther parts were played by members of the cast Music and soundscapes were by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow MusicSound effects were from Freesound.org The presenter is Kelli Winkler The Angel’s Calling is adapted from her original novella by Victoria J Price and published with the author’s full permission and cooperation.Find out more about Victoria J Price by following her on social mediahttps://twitter.com/victoria_jpricehttps://www.instagram.com/victoriajprice/and on her website   https://victoriajprice.com/In this edition we ran trailers for two new shows.  Find out more about them and listen here Tales From the Aether "The Witch of Rockwood Cove" Twitter  https://twitter.com/SharedManifestListen here :  https://anchor.fm/talesfromtheaetherConversations : An Audio DramaTwitter : https://twitter.com/ojscriptwritersListen here : https://open.spotify.com/show/3Y6wWMtWcl5ouxXqvNQLD7?si=T3ncPETFRcWiCBFStpWTSg
In this episode we feature flash fiction from 4 British Writers.  All 4 stories have as a theme parents or parenthood. "The Bear" by Mark Anthony Smith is read by Tanya O'Sullivan"Sorry" by Della McEwen is read by Afia Yale "She's my Mum" by Lena Stone is read by Joy Hayward"Father, Son" by Siobhian R.Hodges is read by Dafydd MorseThe presenter is Kelli WinklerOriginal music and soundscapes are by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow MusicSound effects are from freesound.org"The Bear" was originally published by the online literary journal “Nymphs” which we highly recommend.  You can find it at nymphspublications.comFollow our writers and read more of their work https://twitter.com/MarkAnthonySm16https://twitter.com/DellaTheWriterhttps://twitter.com/SiobhianAuthorAnd follow the podcast at https://twitter.com/StoriesAlt and https://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/
Circe was the goddess of magic in classical mythology.  Famed for her ability to transform her enemies and adversaries, most famously into pigs and other animals this brief edition of the podast focuses on a couple of short episodes from a huge range of stories about her.  Featuring Abby Hilden as Circe and with supporting performances from John Weber, Katie Janner and Shelby Baum, this episode also includes an original poem written and performed by Chelsie Buckner AKA Poems and Peonies (@poemsandpeonies on Instagram).  Narration is by Kelli Winkler and music is written and performed by Chris Gregory and published by Scared Crow Music. 
Alison Daniels is given a wind-up musical box to look after overnight.  But what secrets does the box hold and why does it keep playing of its own accord?  Our ghostly short story A Musical Box is read by Abigail Reno.  Reader : Abigail RenoPresenter : Kelli Winkler Original music, soundscape and writing by Chris GregoryWhispers in the background!! : Cheyenne BramwellTo find out more about Alternative Stories and Fake Realities please join us on social media https://twitter.com/StoriesAlthttps://www.instagram.com/stories.alt/and our website https://alternativestories.com/Find out more about Abigail Reno by clicking here https://www.instagram.com/goblin_qveen/and here https://www.facebook.com/abigailrenoaudio/And you can listen to her podcast, Diary of An Old Soul here https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/diary-of-an-old-soul/id1475525295
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Started
Jun 27th, 2019
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Mar 27th, 2020
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32
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24 minutes
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