Creative Beast
A comedy-adventure podcast investigating creativity

Episodes

Creative Beast takes an inventive, sideways glance at what it means to be creative, sometimes against the odds

SEASON ONE:

Episode 3: Pyramids, Plumbers and Pot Heads
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Jo and Heather talk to Special Creative Guest, the author John Higgs, about the KLF, Edwardian Punks and Milton Keynes. They also discuss Daisy Jordan's puppet Creative Challenge, and attempt to build themselves a robot butler.

Packed full with original sketches and songs - will all this be enough to feed the Creative Beast?

Pyramids, Plumbers and Pot Heads was written and performed by Joanna Neary and Heather Minor. With music and production by Heather Minor and mastering by Jon Griffin. Joanna and Heather would like to thank their creative guest, author John Higgs and additional cast members Alastair Kerr as the Robot Butler and Jon Griffin as American Ad Man. John Higgs' next book is 'The Future Starts Here - Adventures in the Twenty-First Century' and it's out on May 16th.

For more information on the author John Higgs visit: https://johnhiggs.com/ or find him on Twitter @johnhiggs

Little Crackers, bonus mini episode
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Join Jo and Heather for this bonus Christmas mini-episode as they get a master class on puppet making from puppeteer Daisy Jordan and attempt to solve some listener's creative agonies.

Will they just make the creative agonies more agonising? Will they ever make it out of the control room again? Tune in to find out!

Little Crackers was written and performed by Joanna Neary and Heather Minor. Music and production by Heather Minor. With special guest Daisy Jordan and creative agonies from Chris Sloman and Sean Baldwin.

For more information on the puppeteer Daisy Jordan visit daisy-jordan.weebly.com or find her @daisy_barelyhumanpuppets on instagram.

Heather MinorCreative Beast
Episode 2: Santa in the Dark
Photograph: Ulysses Black

Photograph: Ulysses Black

Jo and Heather take artist and puppeteer Daisy Jordan for a trip in their portable respectable vestibule to talk monkeys, miniatures and making things in the dark. They also have an unexpected guest at Creative Beast HQ, talk over last episode's creative challenge and find something surprising in the dungeon...

Will all this be enough to feed the Creative Beast?

Santa in the Dark was written and performed by Joanna Neary and Heather Minor. Music and production by Heather Minor, mastering by Jon Griffin. With special guest Daisy Jordan and additional vocals from Chris Sloman, Jon Griffin, Ross Gurney Randall and Rebecca Bell.

For more information on the puppeteer Daisy Jordan visit daisy-jordan.weebly.com or find her @daisy_barelyhumanpuppets on instagram.

Heather MinorCreative Beast
Episode 1: Magic Marker Man

Join Jo and Heather at Creative Beast HQ as they investigate what sparks and drives creativity.

They take a trip in their Portable Respectable Vestibule to chat with musician and maker Jerry Rulf, get stuck in a damp dungeon with an angry beast, attempt to rap, talk lots about creativity and take a surprising trip in a cardboard time machine.

Will they gather up enough creative nuggets to feed the creative beast? 

Heather Minor