11 episodes

Co-founded by joint artistic directors Amy Enticknap and Gaye Poole, Human Story Theatre focuses on producing new writing with a health and social care issue at heart.
The productions ‘pop-up’ in any designated space with minimal set, giving a shared light, shared space experience.
Human Story Theatre the podcast goes behind the scenes exploring the issues raised in the plays and highlighting the real human stories behind their work.
Amy and Gaye chat to people with lived experience and those organisations out there who offer help and support.

*Produced by Vibrant Sound Media

Human Story Theatre Amy Enticknap

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Co-founded by joint artistic directors Amy Enticknap and Gaye Poole, Human Story Theatre focuses on producing new writing with a health and social care issue at heart.
The productions ‘pop-up’ in any designated space with minimal set, giving a shared light, shared space experience.
Human Story Theatre the podcast goes behind the scenes exploring the issues raised in the plays and highlighting the real human stories behind their work.
Amy and Gaye chat to people with lived experience and those organisations out there who offer help and support.

*Produced by Vibrant Sound Media

    Happy Even After: Laura's Story

    Happy Even After: Laura's Story

    In the final episode of this series Happy Even After we explore the real life experiences of domestic abuse through Laura's story (not her real name). Warning: you may find this episode upsetting. We also hear from Michelle Plaisted-Kerr of Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse and Heather Walls of A2Dominion 

    If you’ve been effected by anything in this episode please see below or visit humanstorytheatre.com for information and support from organisations who can help.

    Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse Service (ODAS) Home of Oxfordshire’s Domestic Abuse Helpline and other specialist services, providing practical advice, guidance and emotional support and advocacy for those experiencing domestic abuse in Oxfordshire or West Berkshire. Website: a2dominion.co.uk/about-us/domestic-abuse-support-services Freephone: 0800 7310055 (Mon-Fri 10am-7pm)

    Reducing the Risk Charity providing information, guidance, signposting and advice for both those affected by domestic abuse and professionals.
    Website: www.reducingtherisk.org.uk Email: contact@reducingtherisk.org.uk Message line: 01865 965055

    Men’s Advice Line (by Respect) Domestic abuse support line for men offering non- judgemental emotional support, practical advice and information. Website: mensadviceline.org.uk Freephone: 0808 8010327 Email: info@mensadviceline.org.uk

    Respect Phoneline Advice for perpetrators of domestic abuse who want to change their behaviour. Website: respectphoneline.org.uk Freephone: 0808 802 4040

    Galop LGBTQ+ anti-violence charity offering advice, support and advocacy. Website: galop.org.uk/domesticabuse Freephone: 0800 999 5428 Email: help@galop.org.uk

    Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC) Charity offering emotional support, counselling service and information for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence, including sexual abuse and rape. Website: osarcc.org.uk Freephone: 0800 7836294

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    Subscribe (for free!) on Apple Podcasts (leave us a 5 star review while you’re there), Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

    There is more Human Story Theatre related content as well as all of our previous episodes on our website www.humanstorytheatre.com

    You can get involved with the podcast by doing the following things:

    Tweet us @HumanStoryOx

    Like us on Facebook at HumanStoryTheatre

    Follow us on Instagram at HumanStoryTheatre

    or email us at info@humanstorytheatre.com

    *Produced by Vibrant Sound Media

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    THANK YOU for listening!

    • 28 min
    Happy Even After: Help is Out There

    Happy Even After: Help is Out There

    In the 4th episode of this series Happy Even After we hear from Domestic Abuse professional, Becci Seaborne, giving current advice to victims, neighbours, friends and also perpetrators, regards de-escalation and safe removal from situations of domestic abuse.

    If you’ve been effected by anything in this episode please visit humanstorytheatre.com for information and support from organisations who can help.

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    Subscribe (for free!) on Apple Podcasts (leave us a 5 star review while you’re there), Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

    There is more Human Story Theatre related content as well as all of our previous episodes on our website www.humanstorytheatre.com

    You can get involved with the podcast by doing the following things:

    Tweet us @HumanStoryOx

    Like us on Facebook at HumanStoryTheatre

    Follow us on Instagram at HumanStoryTheatre

    or email us at info@humanstorytheatre.com

    *Produced by Human Story Theatre

    *Edited by Alex Wright

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    THANK YOU for listening!

    • 6 min
    Happy Even After: The Play Part 3

    Happy Even After: The Play Part 3

    In the 3rd episode of Happy Even After feelings of entrapment become stronger, exacerbated by lockdown, and extreme reactions have devastating consequences, but will there be a ‘happy even after’…

    If you’ve been effected by anything in this episode please visit humanstorytheatre.com for information about organisations that can offer support. ____________________________________________

    Subscribe (for free!) on Apple Podcasts (leave us a 5 star review while you’re there), Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

    There is more Human Story Theatre related content as well as all of our previous episodes on our website www.humanstorytheatre.com

    You can get involved with the podcast by doing the following things:

    Tweet us @HumanStoryOx

    Like us on Facebook at HumanStoryTheatre

    Follow us on Instagram at HumanStoryTheatre

    or email us at info@humanstorytheatre.com

    *Produced by Human Story Theatre

    *Edited by Alex Wright

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    Happy Even After by Gaye Poole

    Directed by Anna Tolputt

    Audio Production by Jilly Bond & Derek Carlyle

    Cast:

    Naomi - Imogen Wilde

    Ash - Paul Tonkin

    Tasha - Scout Terry

    Kate - Jilly Bond

    Peter - Julian Gartside

    Lissa - Amy Enticknap

    Radio voices - Oliver Stephens & Anna Tolputt

    THANK YOU!

    • 18 min
    Happy Even After: The Play Part 2

    Happy Even After: The Play Part 2

    In the 2nd episode of Happy Even After by Gaye Poole there are more wedding anniversaries, a baby for Ash and Naomi, and we hear the tension that family and health issues cause both couples.

    If you’ve been effected by anything in this episode please visit humanstorytheatre.com for information about organisations that can offer support.

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    Subscribe (for free!) on Apple Podcasts (leave us a 5 star review while you’re there), Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

    There is more Human Story Theatre related content as well as all of our previous episodes on our website www.humanstorytheatre.com

    You can get involved with the podcast by doing the following things:

    Tweet us @HumanStoryOx

    Like us on Facebook at HumanStoryTheatre

    Follow us on Instagram at HumanStoryTheatre

    or email us at info@humanstorytheatre.com

    *Produced by Human Story Theatre

    *Edited by Alex Wright

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    Happy Even After by Gaye Poole

    Directed by Anna Tolputt

    Audio Production by Jilly Bond & Derek Carlyle

    Cast:

    Naomi - Imogen Wilde

    Ash - Paul Tonkin

    Tasha - Scout Terry

    Kate - Jilly Bond

    Peter - Julian Gartside

    Lissa - Amy Enticknap

    Radio voices - Oliver Stephens & Anna Tolputt

    THANK YOU!

    • 16 min
    Happy Even After: Audio Project & The Play Part 1

    Happy Even After: Audio Project & The Play Part 1

    Happy Even After is a brand new series brought to you by Human Story Theatre and is a special project in response to Covid-19. This is the first of a 5 part series showcasing Human Story Theatre’s play Happy Even After by Gaye Poole which explores domestic abuse; from wedding vows, various anniversaries, and into this lockdown.

    You’ll hear why the project has been made, followed by the first episode of the drama.

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    Subscribe (for free!) on Apple Podcasts (leave us a 5 star review while you’re there), Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

    There is more Human Story Theatre related content as well as all of our previous episodes on our website www.humanstorytheatre.com

    You can get involved with the podcast by doing the following things:

    Tweet us @HumanStoryOx

    Like us on Facebook at HumanStoryTheatre

    Follow us on Instagram at HumanStoryTheatre

    or email us at info@humanstorytheatre.com

    *Produced by Human Story Theatre

    *Edited by Alex Wright

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    Happy Even After by Gaye Poole

    Directed by Anna Tolputt

    Audio Production by Jilly Bond & Derek Carlyle

    Cast:

    Naomi - Imogen Wilde

    Ash - Paul Tonkin

    Tasha - Scout Terry

    Kate - Jilly Bond

    Peter - Julian Gartside

    Lissa - Amy Enticknap

    Radio voices - Oliver Stephens & Anna Tolputt

    THANK YOU!

    • 19 min
    DRY: The Stats & The NHS

    DRY: The Stats & The NHS

    In the final episode of DRY, Professor Marion Lynch from the NHS chats to Human Story Theatre’s Amy about why she commissioned Gaye Poole to write DRY, the theatre performance. 

    Marion also discusses her passion for working to improve health and healthcare through using the arts.

    For information on the issues discussed in this episode and where you can find help, visit humanstorytheatre.com

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    Subscribe (for free!) on Apple Podcasts (leave us a 5 star review while you’re there), Spotify or your favourite podcast app.

    There is more Human Story Theatre related content as well as all of our previous episodes on our website www.humanstorytheatre.com

    You can get involved with the podcast by doing the following things:

    Tweet us @HumanStoryOx

    Like us on Facebook at HumanStoryTheatre

    Follow us on Instagram at HumanStoryTheatre

    or email us at info@humanstorytheatre.com

    *Produced by Vibrant Sound Media

    *Music composed by ARne Richards

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    DRY by Gaye Poole

    Originally directed by Anna Tolputt, 2018

    Tour directed by Emma Webb, 2020

    Music composed by ARne Richards

    Cast:

    James Wilson - Paul Ansdell

    Ellen Wilson - Bryonie Pritchard

    Chloe Wilson (cellist) - Rachel Watson

    THANK YOU!

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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Cleverly put together from separate houses whilst in lockdown, I loved this, so eirie and realistic, I found it very moving and sad... everyone should listen to this, it’s so very important and relevant.

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