#1343 At Your Service

Psychopathic bosses, jobs from hell, call centre nightmares…

Welcome to ‘At Your Service’.

 

Fred/ Jack 

For many of us, we think about ways that we could make improvements to our little corner of the world.   This is a story about a real council in Sydney, a real swimming pool and one man’s quest to take on the “big guys” and shake things up in his area.  After 18 months of campaigning and over 100 letters, Jack shares his story.

Writer: James Tsonis & Courtney Payne

Producer & Sound Designer:  Courtney Payne

Supervising Producer:  Merran Winchester

Voice Actors: Janice Baker & Bill Baker & James Tsonis

Music Credits:  After You’ve Gone by St Louis Swing Band, Honeysuckle Rose by Django Reinhardt

 

Go-Pher It!

After sweating away at her Law degree for 5 years, Farz Edraki answered an ad to join a law firm and begin her new career.   However, the job didn’t quite live up to her expectations.

Producer:  Farz Edraki

Supervising Producer:  Merran Winchester

Voice Actors:  Adelaide Rief & Paul Rands
Music credits: Wha’d Ja Do To Me by The Boswell Sisters

 

Jobs from Hell

Who would have thought astronomy was a dangerous job? Or that you were risking your life in computer support?  This is the story of how a glamorous job turned into a nightmare with a boss who was a psychopath.

Producer:  Ian Woolf

Supervising Producer:  Kate Montague

Sound Design:  Ian Woolf & Bryce Halliday

Original Composition:  Bryce Halliday

 

Picture Credit:  Ian Woolf

Music Credit:  Wherever We Go by Blue Canoe Records

 

Production Manager:  Carly-Ann Keneally

Executive Producer’s:  Giordana Caputo & Belinda Lopez

Feature’s Executive Producer:  Merran Winchester

#1334 Natural Composition

 

Nature has inspired Art since the beginning of time.

This episode we bring you stories inspired by nature and inspired for nature in the creation of music and art.  From the sensual mating of machines in the wild, to a musician’s love of permaculture, you’ll find an array of tales to provoke your imagination and senses.

 

Height of Passion by Tug Dumbly

Tug Dumbly is a writer, performer and poet, with a talent for language.  In this poem the miracle of nature unfolds before our ears as we are taken into the truly magical world of Jumbo Jets.

Playing for Permaculture

Charlie Mgee has hit the international scene as a singer/ songwriter performing at festivals all over the world.  What makes his work unique is his passion for permaculture and the environment.  This story leads you into the cool, fun and ethical world of Charlie Mgee and his music.

Producer:  Emily Woods

Music Credits:  Change by Charlie Mgee,  Small & Slow by Formidable Vegetable Sound System, No Such Thing as Waste by Formidable Vegetable Sound System, The Edge by Formidable Vegetable Sound System, Small & Slow by Formidable Vegetable Sound System, Oil by Formidable Vegetable Sound System, Limits by Formidable Vegetable Sound System, Yield by Formidable Vegetable Sound System

Other links:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSTFfKHJg4Y

 

How to Replace your Piano

‘Piano’s go missing all the time.’

But it’s not just the piano that’s missing.  Welcome to the music room where things are not as they seem.

Producer’s:  Zacha Rosen & Bryce Halliday

Writer & Narrator:  Zacha Rosen

Sound Design & Composition:  Bryce Halliday

 

Trees are People Too by Tug Dumbly

 

 

Picture Credit:  Moyan Brenn

 

Production Manager:  Carly-Ann Keneally

Executive Producer’s: Gioradana Caputo & Belinda Lopez

Feature’s Executive Producer:  Merran Winchester