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85.2 Repossession

Repossession


'A lawyer finds himself entangled in a strange case of repossession and false eviction.'


Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)

Narrated by Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by AndrewKN (https://freesound.org/people/Andrewkn/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

And sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/)

A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch

And Carolyn O'Brien for helping with our submission reading.

And to Ben Errington for doodling all over the internet in the name of SOCIAL MEDIA.


Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/


Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriter


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