Welcome to Story Hotline, a weekly phone call between two friends on opposite sides of the world. Each week, Tina Victoria Afshar and Ella Mumby dive into a story and share it with our listeners. From far off history to stories of everyday people, there’s a bit of everything. Join our phone calls each week and follow us on Instagram @storyhotlinepodcast
A Christmas Carol & Santa Around the World – Holiday Bonus Episode
OMG WAKE UP, SANTA'S BEEN! Well by 'Santa' we mean Tina and Ella, by 'been' we mean have released a super duper special bonus episode.As our Christmas present to YOU we wanted to share some festive stories. Tina retells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, and...
Season One Wrap Up: Endings and New Beginnings
To celebrate an incredible debut season, we're revisiting all of our stories, baby! In this super-special-bumper episode, we cover new developments (like what the hell is happening with Britney Spears), funnies relevant to the stories (like 100 tampons...
The Brixton Uprising
In 1981 a riot broke out in South London between police and the locals – most of them black people who had been maligned for years at the hands of police and systematic racism. These clashes were so monumental that they were dubbed The Brixton Uprising....
British Gang Culture and the Peaky Blinders
A blindingly handsome gang of boys from the 1890s trying to get control of Birmingham... have we peaky-ed your interest? This episode is all about the REAL people the show Peaky Blinders is based on. Whether you're a Thomas Shelby stan like Tina, or a...
Every fifth of November, people across the UK light fireworks, create bonfires and burn effigies of a 400-year-old man. But why???Well, brew a cup of coffee, plug us into your ears and we'll tell you! It all revolves around an assassination attempt,...
OnlyFans and Bella Thorne
Let's talk about online sex work, baby!!! Why did a former Disney star turn to a multi-million dollar website to sell semi-naked photos of herself? And what impact did it have on sex workers who rely on the platform to make money?For this episode we...
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In love with this podcast! Love the banter between the hosts and they’re picking some really interesting topics to talk about. The storytelling format makes it super easy to get hooked. Can’t wait for more episodes.
Great easy listening podcast
Such a great podcast, perfects listening for isolation, talking a walk or doing house work. So many different topics discussed really well!
I listened to three episodes while doing some gardening and am hooked! The stories just have enough details to give you new information and facts while remaining light enough so it doesn't feel like a history class. Really good job!