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Cornucopia Radio Podcast: Episodes

For the next two weeks we’re going to be uploading bonus episodes of our other podcast shows to this main feed, and this week we have ‘A Little Bit Racey’ a comedy improv gameshow in which four panellists race against a time limit of just three minutes to reach a destination, beginning from different ...
A pigeon race as every fancier knows begins with a basket. But with a hundred different finish lines, each one a backyard loft. When does a pigeon race end? In 1913 Charlie Hudson entered one of his pigeons in a race from Rome to England. On the day of the big race, a storm blew in and a thousand birds ...
Have you ever stopped and wondered about the colour of the things that surround you? For example, have you ever wondered why an orange is called an orange? Was it named after the colour, or was the colour named after the fruit?

Chances are you might not consider the colour of the life that surrounds ...
This month we feature a collection of short comedy, drama and poetry that we have recently produced but has not yet been broadcast on the podcast. Featuring Wild Bill Hickok at the JobCentre, a different form of internet piracy, poems from the 'Rother Valley poetry collective' and a new radio play in ...
Jenny is standing in her bedroom cleaning a pair of walking boots. She is in her underwear. There is a mirror, a small table, a rail of clothing and a double bed. A long nighty is on top of the bed and underneath it sits a small cardboard box. She patiently waits for her husband to return while outside ...
In the winter of 2007 under conditions of utmost secrecy. BBC managers created a now mothballed sister station for Radio4. Supposed to be a bolder and less middle-class approach to talk radio. It all went terribly wrong and the vast range of commissioned shows has never been heard by the pubic to this ...
Dave thought it seemed like a good idea at the time. An invigorating hiking trek across the peak district with his best friend Kevin. It would help him take his mind off all the relationship, family and work problems which had seemingly overwhelmed him of late. But unfortunately, the trip which awaited ...
Adam and Suzanne are in love but a question about their sexual past leads to jealousy and mistrust which they must overcome if the relationship is to survive. However the specter of Thatcherism casts a long shadow across the decades and highlights the class divide between them. Somehow they will both ...
Sarah sits in the empty white room, staring blankly at the wall. She doesnt know why she is here and she doesnt know what they want. All she does know, is that out there, somewhere, her family is waiting and that she will do anything to find a way back to them. She will do whatever it takes.
Our story takes place the night before Christmas, outside the magical and wondrous structure that is Santas Workshop. It is a scene of busy preparation and anticipation, as a years worth of hard work finally comes to fruition. So as Santas little helpers run around checking every final detail, and Santa ...
When her son Tony, a comprehensive school Teacher, is sent to prison for abusing one of his 14 year old female pupils, his mother Christine is plunged into a nightmare.

Set against the backdrop of her visits and letters post sentence, her confusion soon turns to anger as she is forced to examine her ...
Once again we return to the world of podcasting with three new short productions that all deal with that thing we lovingly call life. We start by exploring the highs and lows (plus the nail polish) of a local temping agency. We then jump back 70 years and listen to a surprisingly prophetic women hiding ...
Declan Deck has invented something which he feels will change the very nature of what we consider standing and what we consider sitting. He calls it an easy-to-erect-and-collapse-one-size-fits-all-canvas-covered-chair (although he’s flexible on future name changes).

He thinks that perhaps a soon-to-be-launched, ...
Moments can occur when you least expect them, existing for only the briefest of instances; often leaving you wondering if such an experience could ever happen again. They might find you alone, happy, excited or regretful. But remember, they will find you...

Rita Fosdyke is in her early sixties and sits ...
In this months podcast we’ll check out the latest breakthrough in artificial intelligence, have a go at restarting the cold war, see if pressing a button could really get you a cool million dollars and finally, we'll ask what would have happened if Juliet had settled down and married Romeo.

It’s ...
How simple is it to leave behind a place that you know so well? A place that you built with your own two hands? Even if everyone else had already given up and moved on; could you still allow yourself to just walk away and forget it was ever there?

For Tom, that place was Myspace, and deep down he knew ...
Outsiders might see the magic forest as an enchanted place; full of amazement and wonder. But for the people that have to walk these cobbles? Well, they see it all a bit differently. They know all to well that you don’t have to scratch very far to discover the criminal scum lurking behind every toadstool.

So ...
The ‘Bluff Cove Disaster’ is our new radio play; taking place during the end of the ‘Falklands War’. As one man's obsession leads to a mistake that no one will ever forget...
After vandalising a local bowling green; Michael, a young troubled teen is forced to help repair the damage he’s done and learn the implications of his actions. While there, he finds himself taken under the wing of ‘Ted’; who wants to help Michael get his life back on track. But life; like the ...
Thanks to Harry, is a new production written by Phil Ryan from Storm-Productions and produced by the creative team here at Cornucopia Radio. It tells the tale of someone who uses his skills as a magician to help create a better life from himself, his friends and the woman he loves.

Because remember, ...
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