June 23, 2021
Episode 3 with special guest comedian Steve Day
Talking about legacies, memoir and who you think you are, this episode covers family stories with stories of my Nan and the extraordinary lengths we go to to avoid being ordinary.
The interview was recorded during lockdown over Zoom.
Stand By Your Nan was written and performed by Rachel Sambrooks with music by Lewis Barfoot, co produced with Steve Keyworth and funded by Arts Council England.
June 16, 2021
What was the origin story of your grandmother? This episode is all about the beginnings of my Nan's story, how she survived childhood and an interview with award winning comedian and brilliantly entertaining Sarah Keyworth
P.S. This episode does contain some swearing.
June 8, 2021
Was your gran an Invisible Nan? How are older women changing today? This episode asks what we can do about the disappearance of our matriarchs. With stories from Rachel Sambrooks and an interview with special guest, internationally renowned spoken word artist Francesca Beard expect laughs, nostalgia and interesting discussion about our collective personal histories. Join the mailing list to get first listens, more news from Rachel Sambrooks and to share your Nan-ecdotes!
April 30, 2021
Trailer for Stand By Your Nan. What's your Nanecdote? Did your Nan have Gran Designs? Was she more a Nandoes? Stand By Your Nan is part discussion, part show, all Super Nan!
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The series is written and performed by Rachel Sambrooks, funded by Arts Council England and is a Gerty Words Production.