Spark London - True Stories Live

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True stories told live in venues across the UK capital. Now in its eighth year, Spark London present highlights from our monthly Encore events and the occasional, spectacular, open mic story. 'The feel is somewhere between a stand-up night without the jokes and an AA meeting without the alcoholics - though both are theoretically welcome.' Evening Standard This podcast is produced by Matt Hill for rethinkdaily.co.uk

From our ever-expanding archives, we replay this story first heard in Camberwell's Blue Elephant Theatre in June 2010. Jacqueline has fallen in love, but there's a catch...

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With a big day at work on Monday, Ross has a quiet weekend planned. This story comes from our most recent Spark Encore at Exmouth Market, when the theme was 'Best Laid Plans.' PEOPLE OF BRISTOL: stay tuned to the end for details of a brand-new...
Martin, a seasoned protester, shares his story from the front line of environmental activism. From March 2015, when the theme was 'in pursuit.'
Thanyia bags a great guy, but someone stands in their way. From March 2015, when we presented stories of 'In Pursuit' at Exmouth Market Theatre. Spark London's podcast is produced by Matt Hill for rethinkdaily.co.uk. Why not take a look at the other...
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In this highlight from a recent open mic, Joe Friedman tells his true story of crime and punishment. When challenged by armed cops during a beach-wide curfew, Joe decides this is the time to stand up for his right to party. If you've...
Nav Chawla presents highlights from our last Spark Encore, where storytellers performed true stories on the theme of 'Bad Calls' - three tales of errors of judgment and the occasional awkward telephone conversations. Our next Encore night is...
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