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Short Story Cast

James Rodgers

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Short Story Cast

Short Story Cast

James Rodgers

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Plays
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A podcast that showcases great short stories

Latest Episodes

2.1 The Leaving Speech & Just Stuff

EIt’s good to be back! After a long hiatus the podcast is finally back with two stories to tell you. The first is a leaving speech from a disgruntled employee and the second is a story of revenge that goes wrong. Enjoy! The Leaving Speech I wrote this story a while ago, just after I’d […]

16 MIN2019 FEB 23
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2.1 The Leaving Speech & Just Stuff

10 – The Agent & Keys to the House

EThis is the final episode of the first series of The Short Story Cast. This episode features two stories, one from me, James Winterbottom and a guest author called Thomas McColl. Both stories, though different, are about outsiders and dealing with people in positions of power. One is set in the literary world, the other […]

16 MIN2017 FEB 23
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10 – The Agent & Keys to the House

09 – A Punch In The Face, Persephone Speaks & Faithful Weeds

EWelcome to the ninth episode of The Short Story Cast, the penultimate episode of the first series. This one is packed with stories, three to be precise. One by me, James Winterbottom, and two by guest contributors. I hope you enjoy them. A Punch In The Face by James Winterbottom A man receives a knock […]

20 MIN2017 JAN 27
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09 – A Punch In The Face, Persephone Speaks & Faithful Weeds

08 – Christmas special – EXCLUSIVE interview with Santa & The Round-Robin Letter

EWelcome to the Christmas special of The Short Story Cast. A festive podcast for people that love short stories with a Christmassy twist. Hosted by James Winterbottom. This episode features two stories that have a festive theme. The first is an exclusive interview with Father Christmas. Don’t think that he’ll get an easy ride just […]

18 MIN2016 DEC 22
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08 – Christmas special – EXCLUSIVE interview with Santa & The Round-Robin Letter

07 – Hello Shoppers, All Growed Up and Cryogenically Punished

EHello! This is episode seven of The Short Story Cast. This episode features three stories, the most ever! They’re short ones though, so it’ll be about the same length as usual. Hello Shoppers! Written by James Winterbottom Performed by Claire Winterbottom This is a very short story of a woman in charge of the PA […]

14 MIN2016 DEC 12
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07 – Hello Shoppers, All Growed Up and Cryogenically Punished

06 – Stolen Valor & Sentient Toaster

EThank you for downloading episode six of the Short Story Cast, a podcast for people who love short stories. This is the sixth episode and, as with episode five, features a guest narrator on one of the stories. I hope you enjoy it and please get in touch if you’ve got anything you’d like to […]

14 MIN2016 SEP 29
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06 – Stolen Valor & Sentient Toaster

05 – Seeing Things & Aspirational Henchmen

EWelcome to the fifth episode of The Short Story Cast. This episode marks us reaching the half-way point in the first series. Well done for making it this far! There are two stories in this episode: Seeing Things Have you ever thought you’ve seen something in the corner of your eye, turned around and nothing […]

18 MIN2016 SEP 8
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05 – Seeing Things & Aspirational Henchmen

04 – Optimised & The Banker

EHello! After a short break we’re back with another couple of short stories to keep you entertained. This episode features a story set in the not-to-distant future where robots are taking all the work away from humans, and another story about an unlikely CEO of an investment bank. Enjoy! Optimised When robots take over all […]

17 MIN2016 JUN 27
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04 – Optimised & The Banker

03 – Late For Your Own Funeral & Agony Uncle

EHello! Here’s the third installment of the Short Story Cast, a podcast that showcases great short stories. This episode features: Late for your own funeral Ever wondered what it would be like to attend your own funeral? Just me? Ah well, never mind. This story explores the idea anyway. It was inspired by a post […]

16 MIN2016 APR 19
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03 – Late For Your Own Funeral & Agony Uncle

02 – Keep Breathing & The Troll

EThank you for downloading the second episode of the Short Story Cast, a podcast that showcases great short stories. This episode features: Keep Breathing A guided meditation that goes a bit wrong. The relaxing background music is there, the soothing tones are too but the words aren’t what you might expect. Inspired by the Calm […]

18 MIN2016 MAR 2
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02 – Keep Breathing & The Troll
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Latest Episodes

2.1 The Leaving Speech & Just Stuff

EIt’s good to be back! After a long hiatus the podcast is finally back with two stories to tell you. The first is a leaving speech from a disgruntled employee and the second is a story of revenge that goes wrong. Enjoy! The Leaving Speech I wrote this story a while ago, just after I’d […]

16 MIN2019 FEB 23
Comments
2.1 The Leaving Speech & Just Stuff

10 – The Agent & Keys to the House

EThis is the final episode of the first series of The Short Story Cast. This episode features two stories, one from me, James Winterbottom and a guest author called Thomas McColl. Both stories, though different, are about outsiders and dealing with people in positions of power. One is set in the literary world, the other […]

16 MIN2017 FEB 23
Comments
10 – The Agent & Keys to the House

09 – A Punch In The Face, Persephone Speaks & Faithful Weeds

EWelcome to the ninth episode of The Short Story Cast, the penultimate episode of the first series. This one is packed with stories, three to be precise. One by me, James Winterbottom, and two by guest contributors. I hope you enjoy them. A Punch In The Face by James Winterbottom A man receives a knock […]

20 MIN2017 JAN 27
Comments
09 – A Punch In The Face, Persephone Speaks & Faithful Weeds

08 – Christmas special – EXCLUSIVE interview with Santa & The Round-Robin Letter

EWelcome to the Christmas special of The Short Story Cast. A festive podcast for people that love short stories with a Christmassy twist. Hosted by James Winterbottom. This episode features two stories that have a festive theme. The first is an exclusive interview with Father Christmas. Don’t think that he’ll get an easy ride just […]

18 MIN2016 DEC 22
Comments
08 – Christmas special – EXCLUSIVE interview with Santa & The Round-Robin Letter

07 – Hello Shoppers, All Growed Up and Cryogenically Punished

EHello! This is episode seven of The Short Story Cast. This episode features three stories, the most ever! They’re short ones though, so it’ll be about the same length as usual. Hello Shoppers! Written by James Winterbottom Performed by Claire Winterbottom This is a very short story of a woman in charge of the PA […]

14 MIN2016 DEC 12
Comments
07 – Hello Shoppers, All Growed Up and Cryogenically Punished

06 – Stolen Valor & Sentient Toaster

EThank you for downloading episode six of the Short Story Cast, a podcast for people who love short stories. This is the sixth episode and, as with episode five, features a guest narrator on one of the stories. I hope you enjoy it and please get in touch if you’ve got anything you’d like to […]

14 MIN2016 SEP 29
Comments
06 – Stolen Valor & Sentient Toaster

05 – Seeing Things & Aspirational Henchmen

EWelcome to the fifth episode of The Short Story Cast. This episode marks us reaching the half-way point in the first series. Well done for making it this far! There are two stories in this episode: Seeing Things Have you ever thought you’ve seen something in the corner of your eye, turned around and nothing […]

18 MIN2016 SEP 8
Comments
05 – Seeing Things & Aspirational Henchmen

04 – Optimised & The Banker

EHello! After a short break we’re back with another couple of short stories to keep you entertained. This episode features a story set in the not-to-distant future where robots are taking all the work away from humans, and another story about an unlikely CEO of an investment bank. Enjoy! Optimised When robots take over all […]

17 MIN2016 JUN 27
Comments
04 – Optimised & The Banker

03 – Late For Your Own Funeral & Agony Uncle

EHello! Here’s the third installment of the Short Story Cast, a podcast that showcases great short stories. This episode features: Late for your own funeral Ever wondered what it would be like to attend your own funeral? Just me? Ah well, never mind. This story explores the idea anyway. It was inspired by a post […]

16 MIN2016 APR 19
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03 – Late For Your Own Funeral & Agony Uncle

02 – Keep Breathing & The Troll

EThank you for downloading the second episode of the Short Story Cast, a podcast that showcases great short stories. This episode features: Keep Breathing A guided meditation that goes a bit wrong. The relaxing background music is there, the soothing tones are too but the words aren’t what you might expect. Inspired by the Calm […]

18 MIN2016 MAR 2
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02 – Keep Breathing & The Troll
the END
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