10 episodes

The Fizzy Sherbet Podcast is an international platform for womxn writers and directors. Every week we present a new short play, an interview with the playwright and a further interview with a special guest, to introduce theatre lovers (and podcast lovers) to womxn playwrights from around the world.

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The Fizzy Sherbet Podcast is an international platform for womxn writers and directors. Every week we present a new short play, an interview with the playwright and a further interview with a special guest, to introduce theatre lovers (and podcast lovers) to womxn playwrights from around the world.

    Fizzy Chat with Maria Aberg

    Fizzy Chat with Maria Aberg

    In our third Fizzy Chat we talk to director Maria Aberg about her company Projekt Europa.

    • 29 min
    Fizzy Chat with Heidi Wiley and Sarah Sepulchre

    Fizzy Chat with Heidi Wiley and Sarah Sepulchre

    In our second Fizzy Chat with Heidi Wiley, Executive Director of European Theatre Convention, and Sarah Sepulchre, Professor at l'Université catholique de Louvain, we deep dive into ETC's recent study on Gender Equality and Diversity in European Theatres. 


    This episode is hosted by Tamara von Werthern and Lily McLeish, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover Art by Alice Müller.

    • 48 min
    Fizzy Chat with Lucy Kerbel

    Fizzy Chat with Lucy Kerbel

    The Fizzy Chat sessions are additional, one-off episodes, sprinkled at glorious random amongst the usual offering of short plays and short interviews, where we go deep in conversation with one fascinating woman in theatre. These are longer conversations than we would have in a standard episode, and we’re so excited to kick off with the wonderful Lucy Kerbel of Tonic Theatre. 


    This episode is hosted by Tamara von Werthern, Lily McLeish and Josephine Starte, edited Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover Art by Alice Müller.

    • 44 min
    Hornet by Josephine Starte

    Hornet by Josephine Starte

    The final episode of our pilot series presents the play Hornet by Josephine Starte, directed by Hanna Berrigan and performed by Josephine Starte, with sound design by Julian Starr. 


    After the play, we will be talking to writer Josephine Starte and our special guest, psychotherapist Kate Mills.


    Set in a gallery, Hornet spends time in the mind of a young woman as she recalls a relationship with an older artist that may have been coercive, and may, equally, have been a passionate love story.


    This episode is hosted by Tamara von Werthern and Lily McLeish, edited by Julian Starr and Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover Art by Alice Müller.


    Timecodes: 


    The Play: 2:06


    Interview with psychotherapist Kate Mills: 20:30


    Interview with Josephine Starte: 54:46


     

    • 1 hr 36 min
    White Tuesday by Eve Leigh

    White Tuesday by Eve Leigh

    The sixth episode of the pilot series presents the play White Tuesday by Eve Leigh, directed by Lily McLeish and performed by Jennifer Jackson and Evelyn Miller, with sound design by Julian Starr. 


    The play is followed by an interview with Eve Leigh and special guest "Jessica" (pseudonym) from the organisation Police Spies Out of Lives.


    In the play White Tuesday "Jasmine and Bianca have been arrested after some environmental direct action goes south. At least they think they've been arrested. They've not had their rights read to them. They're just stuck in this room until someone decides to get them out. And they're beginning to suspect that it might take quite a long time..."


    The episode is hosted by Josephine Starte and Tamara von Werthern, edited by Julian Starr and Lily McLeish with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover Art by Alice Müller.


    TW: this episode contains references to police brutality and deception. 


    Timecodes:


    The Play: 01:46


    Interview with Eve Leigh: 21:28


    Interview with "Jessica" (pseudonym) from the organisation Police Spies Out of Lives: 50:00

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Jellyfish Blooms by Marie Bjørn

    Jellyfish Blooms by Marie Bjørn

    The fifth episode of the pilot series presents the play Jellyfish Blooms by Marie Bjørn, directed by Anna Girvan and performed by Anna-Sofie Fredslund, with sound design by Julian Starr.  The play was translated from Danish by Mathias Ravn.


    The play is followed by an interview with Marie Bjørn and special guest Heather Anne Swanson. 


    The message from the sea in Jellyfish Blooms is "We're taking over your world. You're dying out anyway."


    The episode is hosted by Lily McLeish and Tamara von Werthern, edited by Julian Starr and Lily McLeish with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover Art by Alice Müller.


    Timecodes: 


    The Play: 1:40


    Interview with Marie Bjørn: 14:06


    Interview with Heather Anne Swanson: 39:40

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

luisasmamorim ,

Such a wonderful initiative

This podcast is very high quality, it fills my morning with joy hearing these diverse theatre plays written by such brilliant playwright.

Reviewer#98,6743 ,

Short, entertaining, crisp

Love this. You can listen to plays, interviews, facts. Sweet, short, open minded. Perfect.

SunnyDayInThe Park ,

Fizzy

Excellent podcast. Looking forward to more.

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