The Fizzy Sherbet Podcast
Scientific by Fernanda Rocha

Scientific by Fernanda Rocha

April 13, 2022

The sixth episode of our Season 1 presents the play Scientific by Fernanda Rocha, directed by Sandra Theresa Buch, and performed by Sarah Boberg, with sound design by Julian Starr. 

After the play we talk to writer Fernanda Rocha and our special guest Molly Flatt.

"I’m careful, but it is very difficult not to get involved with a research object, especially when it is such an extraordinary object."

The episode is hosted by Lily McLeish & Josephine Starte, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover art by Alice Müller. 

Fizzy Sherbet is produced by Steph J Weller for Playwell Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions.

This episode was only possible thanks to the kind support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Sainsbury Foundation.

Thanks also to our anonymous supporters - you know who you are.

You can find out more about Fizzy Sherbet on fizzysherbetplays.com.

If you enjoyed this episode, please like follow subscribe and review.

Time codes: 

Podcast starts: 00:00 

The Play: 07:10

Interview with Fernanda Rocha: 18:00

Interview with Molly Flatt: 01:03:18

Eulogies by Lashay Green

Eulogies by Lashay Green

March 21, 2022

The fifth episode of our Season 1 presents the play Eulogies by Lashay Green, directed by Erica Miller, and performed by Roli Okorodudu, Sophie Cartman and Chanel McKenzie, with sound design by Sarah Sayeed. 

After the play we talk to writer Lashay Green and our special guest Oya Heart Warrior.

“But maybe second hand pain doesn’t have to break us too…” - Eulogies is a poetic introspection of family, mental health and healing.

The episode is hosted by Lily McLeish & Josephine Starte, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover art by Alice Müller. 

Fizzy Sherbet is produced by Steph J Weller for Playwell Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions.

This episode was only possible thanks to the kind support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Sainsbury Foundation.

Thanks also to our anonymous supporters - you know who you are.

You can find out more about Fizzy Sherbet on fizzysherbetplays.com.

If you enjoyed this episode, please like follow subscribe and review.

Time codes: 

Podcast starts: 00:00 

The Play: 05:15

Interview with Lashay Green: 22:24

Interview with Oya Heart Warrior: 53:33

May Day by Grace Chapman

May Day by Grace Chapman

February 28, 2022

The fourth episode of our Season 1 presents the play May Day by Grace Chapman, directed by Yasmeen Arden, and performed by Tanya Loretta-Dee and Lucille Findlay, with sound design by Joe Dines. 

After the play we talk to writer Grace Chapman and our special guest Carren Strock.

in May Day, Helen and Diana are facing middle age, baking and boredom, but it is never too late to take a leap of faith, feel love and talk dirty.

The episode is hosted by Lily McLeish & Tamara von Werthern, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover art by Alice Müller. 

Fizzy Sherbet is produced by Steph J Weller for Playwell Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions.

This episode was only possible thanks to the kind support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Sainsbury Foundation.

Thanks also to our anonymous supporters - you know who you are.

You can find out more about Fizzy Sherbet on fizzysherbetplays.com.

If you enjoyed this episode, please like follow subscribe and review.

 

Time codes: 

Podcast starts: 00:00 

The Play: 06:25

Interview with Grace Chapman: 26:26

Interview with Carren Strock: 52:30

Blue by Caridad Svich

Blue by Caridad Svich

February 14, 2022

The third episode of our Season 1 presents the play Blue by Caridad Svich, directed by Lily McLeish, and performed by Irène Jacob, with sound design by Julian Starr. 

After the play we talk to writer Caridad Svich and our special guest Marissia Fragkou.

Blue follows a marathon swimmer in the middle of the ocean, and in the middle of a personal crisis. Wrestling with themselves and their past. Looking to the future. A short play for one or more voices.

The episode is hosted by Tamara von Werthern & Josephine Starte, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover art by Alice Müller. 

Fizzy Sherbet is produced by Steph J Weller for Playwell Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions.

This episode was only possible thanks to the kind support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England and Sainsbury Foundation.

Thanks also to our anonymous supporters - you know who you are.

You can find out more about Fizzy Sherbet on fizzysherbetplays.com.

If you enjoyed this episode, please like follow subscribe and review.

 

Time codes: 

Podcast starts: 00:00 

The Play: 05:45

Interview with Caridad Svich: 16:09

Interview with Marissia Fragkou: 50:35

The Dream Machine by Sonja Ferdinand

The Dream Machine by Sonja Ferdinand

January 31, 2022

The second episode of our Season 1 presents the play The Dream Machine by Sonja Ferdinand, directed by Sofi Orem Skoglund, and performed by Laura Hanna and Josephine Starte, with sound design by Jamie Lu. 

After the play we talk to writer Sonja Ferdinand and our special guest Jwan Osman.

In The Dream Machine, boarding will begin shortly. In an airport two boys look at an airplane roll in. An every day event. A seemingly normal flight.

The episode is hosted by Tamara von Werthern & Sandra Theresa Buch, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover art by Alice Müller. 

Fizzy Sherbet is produced by Steph J Weller for Playwell Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions.

This episode was recorded live at the Danish National School of Performing Arts, in Denmark and was only possible thanks to the kind support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Sainsbury Foundation, Erasmus and Danish National School of Performing Arts.

Thanks also to our anonymous supporters - you know who you are.

You can find out more about Fizzy Sherbet on fizzysherbetplays.com.

If you enjoyed this episode, please like follow subscribe and review.

 

Time codes: 

Podcast starts: 00:00

The Play: 06:50

Interview with Sonja Ferdinand: 13:44

Interview with Jwan Osman: 31:49

The Diagnosis by Athena Stevens

The Diagnosis by Athena Stevens

January 17, 2022

The first episode of our Season 1 presents the play The Diagnosis by Athena Stevens, directed by Anna Girvan, and performed by Lizzie Annis and Cara Ballingall, with sound design by Keegan J Curran. 

After the play we talk to writer Athena Stevens and our special guest Sophie Williams.

In The Diagnosis, when a London Underground worker wakes up with the ability to see the date in which each person she meets will become disabled, she starts to wonder if she is complicit or if the reality is inevitable.

The episode is hosted by Josephine Starte & Tamara von Werthern, edited by Lily McLeish, with intro music by Jane Dickson. Cover art by Alice Müller. 

Fizzy Sherbet is produced by Steph J Weller for Playwell Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions.

This episode was recorded live at The Bush Theatre, London and was only possible thanks to the kind support of the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Sainsbury Foundation and the Bush Theatre.

Thanks also to our anonymous supporters - you know who you are.

You can find out more about Fizzy Sherbet on fizzysherbetplays.com.

If you enjoyed this episode, please like follow subscribe and review.

 

Time codes: 

Podcast starts: 00:00

The Play: 08:20

Interview with Athena Stevens: 40:54

Interview with Sophie Williams: 01:05:43

Fizzy Chat with Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, Anna Marsland and Tamara von Werthern

Fizzy Chat with Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, Anna Marsland and Tamara von Werthern

December 17, 2021

In our fourth Fizzy Chat we talk to writer Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, director Anna Marsland and Fizzy co-founder and writer Tamara von Werthern about writing a call to arms, secrets and rage. 

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

Fizzy Chat with Maria Aberg

Fizzy Chat with Maria Aberg

November 15, 2021

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

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.

Fizzy Chat with Heidi Wiley and Sarah Sepulchre

Fizzy Chat with Heidi Wiley and Sarah Sepulchre

July 9, 2021

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.

Fizzy Chat with Lucy Kerbel

Fizzy Chat with Lucy Kerbel

November 30, 2020

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.

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