Sinopsis

a series of stories about, or inspired by, fictional cities, written, presented and with music by Jack Dean.

Episodios

  • 19 A Cardboard Town

    19 A Cardboard Town

    10/08/2018 Duración: 14min

    "Alex’s pain is a bright blue fertilized egg that glows like a night-light."

  • 18 The Monte Rosa, Part 4

    18 The Monte Rosa, Part 4

    28/05/2018 Duración: 12min

    "Will the new Messiah come in the third millennium?"

  • 17 The Monte Rosa, Part 3

    17 The Monte Rosa, Part 3

    14/05/2018 Duración: 14min

    "Light wants to pass through the universe, and is alive in the crystal"

  • 16 The Monte Rosa, Part 2

    16 The Monte Rosa, Part 2

    27/04/2018 Duración: 12min

    “The stars in the sky and the stars on earth greet each other” The second in a fortnightly four-parter about beauty, legacy and competitive town planning from the Nuketown universe. Part 2: Sophia sends Max on an errand. SEE NUKETOWN ON TOUR: Tour Dates Subscribe to FTF on itunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fake-town-fables/id1114881723?mt=2  

  • 15 The Monte Rosa, Part 1

    15 The Monte Rosa, Part 1

    13/04/2018 Duración: 14min

    “Engage the masses in a great task, which fulfils everybody, from the humblest to the foremost” The first in a fortnightly four-parter about beauty, legacy and competitive town planning from the Nuketown universe. Part 1: a town planner and decathelete meet in unlikely circumstances. SEE NUKETOWN ON TOUR: Tour Dates Subscribe to FTF on itunes […]

  • 14 Celadon City

    14 Celadon City

    22/07/2017 Duración: 11min

    "You want something in this life? battle and take it."

  • 13 Nuketown #4: “No Place” (Finale  Election Day Postcript)

    13 Nuketown #4: “No Place” (Finale & Election Day Postcript)

    08/06/2017 Duración: 29min

    A utopia in four parts, reimagining the UK’s nuclear submarine budget as a new city. Part 4: we finally discover the whereabouts of Alfred’s cat. Wanna hear more episodes like this? Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jackdean Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/fake-town-fables/id1114881723?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jackdean/sets/fake-town-fables or Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jack-dean/fake-town-fables?refid=stpr Tracks Sampled: “Wednesday Morning, 3am”, “The Sun is Burning” […]

  • 12 Nuketown #3: “What incredible folly”

    12 Nuketown #3: “What incredible folly”

    22/05/2017 Duración: 30min

    A utopia in four parts, reimagining the UK’s nuclear submarine budget as a new city. Part 3: the hunt for Alfred’s cat turns complicated. Wanna hear more episodes like this? Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jackdean Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/fake-town-fables/id1114881723?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jackdean/sets/fake-town-fables or Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jack-dean/fake-town-fables?refid=stpr Tracks Sampled: “Don’t You Want Me” by Human League “Two […]

  • 11 Nuketown #2: “Millions and Millions”

    11 Nuketown #2: “Millions and Millions”

    07/05/2017 Duración: 26min

    A utopia in four parts, reimagining the UK’s nuclear submarine budget as a new city. Part 2: Alfred continues the search for his lost cat. Wanna hear more episodes like this? Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jackdean Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/fake-town-fables/id1114881723?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jackdean/sets/fake-town-fables or Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jack-dean/fake-town-fables?refid=stpr Tracks Sampled: “The London I Love” by Vera Lynn […]

  • 10 Nuketown #1: Bricks

    10 Nuketown #1: Bricks

    24/04/2017 Duración: 20min

    A utopia in four parts, reimagining the UK’s nuclear submarine budget as a new city. Part 1: Alfred loses his cat. Wanna hear more episodes like this? Support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jackdean Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/fake-town-fables/id1114881723?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jackdean/sets/fake-town-fables or Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jack-dean/fake-town-fables?refid=stpr Tracks Sampled: “Bleeker Street” & “So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright” by Simon & […]

  • 9 Fordville: A Grandad Tale #3

    9 Fordville: A Grandad Tale #3

    11/04/2017 Duración: 18min

    “Money cannot make anything and money cannot manage anything.” The third instalment in an alternate-history epic inspired by the real Ford Motors company town of Fordlandia. A charismatic millionaire makes a daring run at the Presidency… Support the show on Patreon: www.patreon.com/jackdean iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/fake-town-fables/id1114881723?mt=2 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jackdean/sets/fake-town-fables Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/jack-dean/fake-town-fables?refid=stpr Sampled tracks: “Bossa Nova” from the movie Starci Na […]

  • 8 La Ville Radieuse

    8 La Ville Radieuse

    03/03/2017 Duración: 24min

    "he never paid attention to the frantic hum of demolition and construction taking place between the 3rd and 4th Arrondissements, never looked up from the street enough to see the eighteen identical crosses of brilliant grey-white creeping into the sky like furtive geometrical prayers"

  • 7 Camden On The Moon

    7 Camden On The Moon

    04/02/2017 Duración: 25min

    “So, if you don’t fit in, if you feel at odds with the world, if your identity is troubled and frayed, if you feel lost and ashamed – it could be because you he retained the human values you were supposed to he discarded. You are a deviant. Be proud” A tale of gentrification, childhood […]

  • 6 Fordville: A Grandad Tale #2

    6 Fordville: A Grandad Tale #2

    05/01/2017 Duración: 17min

    “Wilhelm had his nation’s second city occupied by an army he didn’t know was there” A story from the Grandad and the Machine universe. A charismatic millionaire runs into trouble at a rally.

  • 5 Starborough – New Year’s Day Bonus Episode

    5 Starborough – New Year’s Day Bonus Episode

    01/01/2017 Duración: 10min

    “And the town stays sleeping off the edge of the damp downs, it’s precious cargo hidden from genocidal eyes” A story about New Year’s Day, granddads,  oom-pah bands and the Yorkshire founding myth.    

  • 4 Fordville: A Grandad Tale #1

    4 Fordville: A Grandad Tale #1

    04/12/2016 Duración: 14min

    A tale for the Grandad and the Machine Universe, in which an eccentric multi-millionaire sets out on a mission to change the world.

  • 3 Gotham

    3 Gotham

    04/11/2016 Duración: 11min

    "Is Gotham in America? Has it ever been?"

  • 2 Olympus

    2 Olympus

    10/07/2016 Duración: 26min

    The ancient home of the gods gets relocated to York. Performed live at Say Owt Slam, 9th July 2016. Check out Say Owt here: https://www.facebook.com/sayowtslam/?fref=ts

  • 1 Camelot

    1 Camelot

    17/05/2016 Duración: 12min

    The Britonnic castle of myth and legend, as seen through the eyes of Aurelius Conanus, about whom the Historia Regum Britanniae said “Art not thou as the former to thy utter destruction, swallowed up in the filthiness of horrible murders, fornications, and adulteries, as by an overwhelming flood of the sea?”

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