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

Bedtime Stories for the End of the World endoftheworldpodcast

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

    Episode Six: No Justice, Only Prizes

    Episode Six: No Justice, Only Prizes

    Our final episode of the current series looks at power and control. Joining Eleanor Penny this week are poets Jack Underwood, Amina Jama and Oliver Fox. They share reimaginings of the Jörmungandr or Norse World Snake; King Cnut; and the Somali Queen Arawelo.
    Find out more and catch up with all of our previous episodes at:endoftheworldpodcast.com@goodbyeworldpod

    • 56 min
    Episode Five: The Sin of Clay

    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 characters; re-imagining stories of Prometheus, Bluebeard, and the little-known Lob Lie-by-the-fire, who'll do your housework in return for a saucer of milk.
     
    Find out more and catch up with Series One at:endoftheworldpodcast.com@goodbyeworldpod

    • 45 min
    Episode Four: My Heart Was So Greedy

    Episode Four: My Heart Was So Greedy

    In our fourth episode poets Ella Frears, Annie Hayer and Andrew McMillan join our host Eleanor Penny to discuss traditional tales of love and relationships. They re-imagine Eurydice, wife of Orpheus; the mythical half-seal half-women Selkie; and Jesus, who emerges as a dancefloor-parting queer icon.
    Find out more and catch up with Series One at:endoftheworldpodcast.com@goodbyeworldpod

    • 1h 6 min
    Episode Three: Sweetness and Fear

    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. Their mythic re-imaginings include the vampiric Fillipino Manananggal, the Turkish Cypriot fugitive Hasan Buli, and trespasser and porridge-thief Goldilocks.
    Find out more and catch up with Series One at:endoftheworldpodcast.com@goodbyeworldpod

    • 43 min
    Episode Two: She Not Here to Make Friends

    Episode Two: She Not Here to Make Friends

    This week poets Malika Booker, Natalie Linh Bolderston and Olga Dermott-Bond bring to life traditional stories of powerful women. We hear about the West Indian temptress La Diablesse, Vietnamese Warrior Triệu Thị Trinh, and the Irish giant-trickster Oonagh McCool.
    Find out more and catch up with Series One at:endoftheworldpodcast.com@goodbyeworldpod
     

    • 47 min
    Episode One: The Flood Came

    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 Kei Miller and young poets Gboyega Odubanjo and Joshua Judson. They share re-imaginings of the ‘meme’ of the Green Man, the Book of Revelation and the Jamaican Story of the Dry River.
    Find out more and catch up with Series One at:endoftheworldpodcast.com@goodbyeworldpod

    • 50 min

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