Bedtime Stories for the End of the World


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A poetry podcast about the power of myth and the politics of storytelling

Episode Five: The Sin of Clay

Joining Eleanor Penny this week are poets Sabrina Mahfouz, Geraldine Clarkson and Stuart Buck. Together they explore our relationship with mythical ch...
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Episode Three: Sweetness and Fear

Our third episode explores monsters, outlaws and home invaders, as our host Eleanor Penny sits down with poets Helen Mort, Romalyn Ante and Tice Cin. ...
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Episode One: The Flood Came

In the first episode of Series Two, we’re facing environmental catastrophe in its various forms. Joining Eleanor Penny, are Forward Prize winning poet...
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Series Two - Launches 16 September

Bedtime Stories for the End of the World returns on Monday 16 September, bringing you another six episodes of poetry for our apocalyptic age. Each epi...
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Episode Six: The Humdrum of Bone

Jay Bernard, Simran Uppal and Rhian Edwards dive into some of the world's most iconic compendiums of myth: The Arthurian Legends, the Ramayana and the...
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