9 episodes

The Womxn Up? podcast (Season 1) was Workie Ticket Theatre’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic which highlighted North East women’s stories through a series of audio plays and real-life interviews. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Season 2 - #AllMenCan We talk to men about Violence Against Women & Girls after the pandemic brought a lot of these issues to light.
Funded by Operation Payback

The podcasts are presented by Sarah Hughes, produced by Workie Ticket and edited by Studio26.

To find out more about Workie Ticket Theatre please visit: www.workietickettheatre.com

Womxn Up? Season 1: The Pandemic Season 2: #AllMenCan Workie Ticket Theatre

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The Womxn Up? podcast (Season 1) was Workie Ticket Theatre’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic which highlighted North East women’s stories through a series of audio plays and real-life interviews. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Season 2 - #AllMenCan We talk to men about Violence Against Women & Girls after the pandemic brought a lot of these issues to light.
Funded by Operation Payback

The podcasts are presented by Sarah Hughes, produced by Workie Ticket and edited by Studio26.

To find out more about Workie Ticket Theatre please visit: www.workietickettheatre.com

    Episode 2. 'Jess's Dad' Written By Sarah Hughes, Performed by Chris Iddon, Directed by Charlotte Ryder

    Episode 2. 'Jess's Dad' Written By Sarah Hughes, Performed by Chris Iddon, Directed by Charlotte Ryder

    Jess's Dad-Phil works for Big Impact, a charity that delivers workshops to young men about male violence against women and girls. Today, he is at Springbank Secondary school to talk to a group of lads about his beloved daughter, Jess. 

    • 29 min
    Episode 1. All Men Can, can't they?

    Episode 1. All Men Can, can't they?

    Catch up with Workie Ticket’s Artistic Director and Founder, JoJo & presenter, Sarah
    Hughes to find out about our #AllMenCan podcast and hear why, this time, we have
    chosen to talk to men.

    Funded by Operation Payback. Inspired by White Ribbon UK. 

    • 28 min
    Bonus Episode 7: JoJo & Amneet

    Bonus Episode 7: JoJo & Amneet

    As part of our real-life interviews that inspired the audio dramas, listen to two North East women who share their own stories about maternity during the pandemic. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Bonus Episode 6: Lesley & Lexie

    Bonus Episode 6: Lesley & Lexie

    As part of our real-life interviews that inspired the audio dramas, listen to two North East women who share their own personal stories.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Bonus Episode 5: A New Normal

    Bonus Episode 5: A New Normal

    Catch up with Sarah Hughes and JoJo Kirtley as they talk about the importance of the real-life interviews that inspired the audio dramas for our Womxn Up? Podcast and life now during the pandemic, post party-gate.

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: More Hugs for Nana Hinny

    Episode 4: More Hugs for Nana Hinny

    Written by  JoJo Kirtley
    Performed by Jacqueline Phillips
    Directed by Charlotte Ryder
    ​Nana Hinny loves hugs, singing at her local ‘Singing for the Brain’ group and drinking decent whiskey. She misses her beloved Stan but is content with her life; watching the birds from her bungalow which overlooks Killy Lake…until the global pandemic changes everything and she suddenly finds her voice.

    • 34 min

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