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Tempest tells great stories. From the scary tales of the Fault-Lines series, to the eccentric overheard conversations of Tapped, we're all about keeping you hooked on gripping audio.

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Tempest tells great stories. From the scary tales of the Fault-Lines series, to the eccentric overheard conversations of Tapped, we're all about keeping you hooked on gripping audio.

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 8

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 8

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece
    Episode 8. A Question of Casting.
    After the success of Christa’s stage play, the highly regarded German cinema pioneer Carl Froelich jumps at the chance to produce a film version. But who to choose for those important central roles? The inspired casting of Mädchen in Uniform is at the heart of its lasting success. This episode explores the process behind it and introduces us to the film's captivating stars Hertha Thiele and Dorothea Wieck.
    For background reading to accompany this series please visit https://haferdinand.com/the-kiss-the-women-who-made-a-movie-masterpiece/
    Produced in London by Tempest Productions www.tempestproductions.org

    • 27 min
    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 7

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 7

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece
    Episode 7. The Outsiders.
    Weimar Germany. Where the eccentric is celebrated. Where everyone is allowed into the party. Christa, newly divorced and happily working away at her sculptures, can’t seem to shake off the past and writing about her childhood might be the best way to come to terms with things.
    This podcast series follows the genesis of the celebrated German movie, Mädchen in Uniform, from the early days of its creators, through the height of its popularity, to its rediscovery by a new audience. Written and presented by Bibi Berki. Made by Tempest Productions.
    www.tempestproductions.net

    • 21 min
    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 6

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 6

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece
    Episode 6 Trained with Reinhardt
    Leontine Sagan's dream has come true. She is in Europe and experiencing its rich pre-war culture for herself. And then one day she ventures to the theatre and the trajectory of her life is decided there and then.
    The Kiss podcast series tells the story of the women behind one of the most loved and admired movies of the 1930s - Mädchen in Uniform. You can find more information and pictures to accompany your listening at https://haferdinand.com/the-kiss-the-women-who-made-a-movie-masterpiece/
    The series is made by Tempest Productions www.tempestproductions.net

    • 29 min
    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 5

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 5

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece
    Episode 5 The Baroness
    Christa Winsloe, struggling financially as a young sculptor, is about to experience a seismic change in her life, when she meets a handsome, influential and very wealthy Hungarian baron.
    The Kiss is a weekly podcast series from Tempest Productions telling the backstory to the making of the cult, all-woman Weimar film, Mädchen in Uniform. For further notes and illustrations please visit the accompanying site https://haferdinand.com/the-kiss-the-women-who-made-a-movie-masterpiece/
    or follow @BerkiBibi
    www.tempestproductions.net

    • 22 min
    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 4

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 4

    The Kiss - The Women Who Made a Movie Masterpiece
    Episode 4. Shouting from the Mountain.
    In this episode of the story of the women who made Mädchen in Uniform, we meet Leontine Sagan, a little Austrian Jewish girl living among the settlers in South Africa, longing to return to Europe and to find an outlet for her passionate love of literature.
    Catch all the previous episodes of the The Kiss to hear how a disparate group of women came together to make an extraordinary movie. For transcripts, pictures and further reading, visit https://haferdinand.com/the-kiss-the-women-who-made-a-movie-masterpiece/
    Made by Tempest Productions www.tempestproductions.net

    • 17 min
    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 3

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece. Episode 3

    The Kiss - The Women who made a Movie Masterpiece
    Episode 3. Mothers of Soldiers.
    Christa has arrived at the Empress Augusta boarding school for girls, where she will be drilled in what makes a good Prussian mother. This episode explores what life was like for the young writer in such a strict institution and how she came across a single ray of light while she was there.
    For more background information to accompany the series please visit https://haferdinand.com/the-kiss-the-women-who-made-a-movie-masterpiece/
    Or follow it on Twitter @BerkiBibi
    The series was made by Tempest Productions
    www.tempestproductions.net

    • 22 min

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Ladywell and Brockley

Such a great subject looking at the history of these two graveyards and their inhabitants. Good storytelling. I only listen to these, feels a little odd set amongst dramatisations as the rest of the podcasts seem to be, but worth it for the snippets of history.

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