Stories to Tell in the Middle of the Night

Stories to Tell in the Middle of the Night
Written and performed by Francesca Millican-Slater
Behind the scenes
Jul 23, 2018 • 41 min
In this bonus episode Francesca talks with producer Pippa Frith and sound designer Iain Armstrong about turning the theatre show Stories to Tell in the Middle of the Night into a podcast series. There are conversations about directing, editing,…
Jul 16, 2018 • 23 min
Day is coming, the sun is rising towards the horizon, 12 degrees to go. Shining light on the frustrations and the urges and the loves and the lost as it leaves other places to darkness on the other side of the horizon. The night lingering.
The Inevitable
Jul 9, 2018 • 19 min
We’ve had the darkest time of night and now she, the sun is moving upwards; little bits of light rising in the atmosphere, the day is coming, there is no stopping the inevitability of it breaking.
The Horrors
Jul 2, 2018 • 28 min
Tonight it’s the Horrors (not the mid-noughties indie rock band, but the night chills, the night sweats, Witching Hour). Wherever you are, let’s say it’s way past our bedtime, the sun is more than 18 degrees below the horizon, the darkest time, the night…
The Lovers
Jun 25, 2018 • 31 min
The Night Belongs to Lovers, so we are wrapped up and in the comfort of familiar arms, safety in another’s breath… stories of finding each other in a potent sense of smell, original ways to measure time together and a man with his eye on a match made.
The Distractions
Jun 18, 2018 • 21 min
The night time can be the right time for hookups and booty calls, last minute love-ins and for finally doing something x-rated with that one person you’d kept on the back burner. Even though you shouldn’t have. But really you should.
The Losses: Part Two
Jun 11, 2018 • 27 min
This set of stories is the Losses part 2: The Lost and the Left Behinds. The ghosts that come crowding in, crawling up the covers and sticking their fingers in your ears. We’ll hear about a last act of kindness intended for the left behind and someone…
The Losses: Part One
Jun 4, 2018 • 26 min
This week, the Found and Lost: the ghosts that come crawling in at night, the people, the things we have lost. We’ll be hearing stories from people who have found a way to combat loss, found sleep, or something they never really wanted.
The Frustrations
May 28, 2018 • 25 min
In this set of stories, it’s the frustrations we’re looking at; the things that churn around your brain to stop you sleeping, the indignations we invent about others who cut in and cut up.
A Night Out
May 21, 2018 • 27 min
From dancing under disco lights to blood on the pavement, with the watchers and the shakers in between, here’s some stories as an ode to nights out, your first one, the regular ones, the ones that don’t end as they should.
May 8, 2018 • 2 min
An introduction to Stories to Tell in the Middle of the Night, written and performed by Francesca Millican-Slater.