22 episodes

An award-winning romantic-dramedy about Veronica (Vee), a recent Melbourne transplant who is swept off her feet by a charming Aussie doctor and has to quickly learn how to navigate love across cultures. Vee is helped along by her newly married cousin and smooth-talking BFF.
Private Affairs was the 2021 Australian Podcast of the Year and Best Fiction podcast. Created, written, directed and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, starring: Ratidzo Mambo, Ronn Kurtz, Tsungirai Wachenuka, Garikai Jani and Taff. Original music and sound design by Jerry Agbinya. Cover art by Maanya Dhar. Learn more at: www.privateaffairspod.com.
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    • Fiction
    • 4.9 • 84 Ratings

An award-winning romantic-dramedy about Veronica (Vee), a recent Melbourne transplant who is swept off her feet by a charming Aussie doctor and has to quickly learn how to navigate love across cultures. Vee is helped along by her newly married cousin and smooth-talking BFF.
Private Affairs was the 2021 Australian Podcast of the Year and Best Fiction podcast. Created, written, directed and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, starring: Ratidzo Mambo, Ronn Kurtz, Tsungirai Wachenuka, Garikai Jani and Taff. Original music and sound design by Jerry Agbinya. Cover art by Maanya Dhar. Learn more at: www.privateaffairspod.com.
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    Dirty 30 | S2EP1

    Dirty 30 | S2EP1

    The friends jet off to Thailand for Vee's unforgettable 30th birthday trip! 🍹🌴
    CONTENT WARNING: strong language and mild violence.
    Private Affairs S2 stars: Ratidzo Mambo ("Veronica/Vee"), Ronn Kurtz ("Luke"), Tsungirai Wachenuka ("Mati"), Garikai Jani (“Tonde”) and Taff. 
    Recording by Phil Threlfall. Sound design and mixing by Jerry Agbinya. Original music by Jerry Agbinya, with additional music from Storyblocks. Cover art designed by Maanya Dhar. 
    Created, written, directed, edited and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, the 2022 Jesse Cox Audio Fellow. 
    This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
    To sign-up for the newsletter, shop merch or donate visit: privateaffairspod.com
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/private-affairs.

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    • 22 min
    Shook | S2EP2

    Shook | S2EP2

    It's back to high school to find out what happened with PJ 🤔 And then, reality sets in.
    CONTENT WARNING: strong language, sex and violence. Intimate partner violence: 02:12 - 03:46 and 10:15 - 10:35.
    Support in Australia for people impacted by domestic, family and sexual violence is available on 1800-RESPECT (737 732) www.1800respect.org.au
    Private Affairs S2 stars: Ratidzo Mambo ("Veronica/Vee"), Ronn Kurtz ("Luke"), Tsungirai Wachenuka ("Mati"), Garikai Jani (“Tonde”) and Taff. Additional performances by Garikai Jani (“PJ”).
    Recording by Phil Threlfall. Sound design and mixing by Jerry Agbinya. Original music by Jerry Agbinya, with additional music from Storyblocks. Cover art designed by Maanya Dhar. 
    Created, written, directed, edited and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, the 2022 Jesse Cox Audio Fellow. 
    This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
    To sign-up for the newsletter, shop merch or donate visit: privateaffairspod.com
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/private-affairs.

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    • 25 min
    Can't Even | S2EP3

    Can't Even | S2EP3

    Confusion and comparisons plague Vee and Luke 🍏🍏 Taff makes an announcement. Mati offers advice.
    CONTENT WARNING: strong language, references to depression and self-harm ideation.
    Personal crisis support in Australia can be found at Lifeline: 13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au
    Private Affairs S2 stars: Ratidzo Mambo ("Veronica/Vee”), Ronn Kurtz ("Luke”), Tsungirai Wachenuka ("Mati”), Garikai Jani (“Tonde”) and Taff. Additional performances by Jarryd Doyle (“Ollie”) and Christine Mwaturura ("YouTuber").
     
    Recording by Phil Threlfall. Sound design and mixing by Jerry Agbinya. Original music by Jerry Agbinya, with additional music from Storyblocks. Cover art designed by Maanya Dhar. 
    Created, written, directed, edited and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, the 2022 Jesse Cox Audio Fellow. 
    This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
    To sign-up for the newsletter, shop merch or donate visit: privateaffairspod.com
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/private-affairs.

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    • 21 min
    Total 180 | S2EP4

    Total 180 | S2EP4

    Surprising revelations leave everyone rattled 😳🫢
    CONTENT WARNING: strong language, sex, and anxiety.
    Personal crisis support in Australia can be found at Lifeline: 13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au
    Private Affairs S2 stars: Ratidzo Mambo ("Veronica/Vee”), Ronn Kurtz ("Luke”), Tsungirai Wachenuka ("Mati”), Garikai Jani (“Tonde”) and Taff. Additional performances by Jerry Agbinya (“Bartender”). 
    Recording by Phil Threlfall. Sound design and mixing by Jerry Agbinya. Original music by Jerry Agbinya, with additional music from Storyblocks. Cover art designed by Maanya Dhar. 
    Created, written, directed, edited and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, the 2022 Jesse Cox Audio Fellow. 
    This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
    To sign-up for the newsletter, shop merch or donate visit: privateaffairspod.com
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/private-affairs.

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    • 23 min
    Minor Details | S2EP5

    Minor Details | S2EP5

    In this season's finale, actions speak and truth hurts 🫶
    CONTENT WARNING: strong language and sexual references.
    To help keep this story going, please support the next season by donating or shopping merch at: privateaffairspod.com.
    Private Affairs S2 stars: Ratidzo Mambo ("Veronica/Vee”), Ronn Kurtz ("Luke”), Tsungirai Wachenuka ("Mati”), Garikai Jani (“Tonde”) and Taff. Additional performances by Jarryd Doyle (“Ollie”). 
    Recording by Phil Threlfall. Sound design and mixing by Jerry Agbinya. Original music in this episode by Jusa Dementor, with additional music from Storyblocks. Cover art designed by Maanya Dhar. 
    Created, written, directed, edited and produced by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, the 2022 Jesse Cox Audio Fellow. 
    This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/private-affairs.

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    • 24 min
    Layered Affairs | S2 Aftershow

    Layered Affairs | S2 Aftershow

    The hosts of It's Layered podcast (Amanda Mudege-Fleischer and Rumbidzayi Dube) chop it up with Christine to dissect 🧐 and discuss S2! Dr Xavier Mulenga, Psychiatrist, joins in midway to talk mental health and well-being.
    CONTENT WARNING: references to depression, suicidality and intimate partner violence.
    Please note that the legal definitions of rape and sexual assault vary by jurisdiction; consult your local jurisdiction for further information.
    Personal crisis support hotline in Australia: 13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au
    Support is available for people impacted by domestic, family and sexual violence in Australia at: 1 800 RESPECT (737 732) www.1800respect.org.au
    Episode edited by Christine "Kix" Mwaturura, original music composed by Jerry Agbinya, and cover art designed by Maanya Dhar.
    This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.
    To sign-up for the Private Affairs newsletter, shop merch or donate visit: privateaffairspod.com
    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/private-affairs.

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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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Love!

So cute and entertaining, while not shying away from difficult issues! I’ve throughly enjoyed listening 💜

Dr.Dahlia ,

Love this

Compelling. Couldn’t stop listening. Great story and characters with insight into issues of race and cultural differences and disparities. Great acting. Excited for more.

Samson Sammy ,

So good

Episode 2 had me 💀🤣. Great job

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