Mind Canyon

Mind Canyon

By Mind Canyon
An improvised mockumentary podcast starring the best UK improvisers. Join hosts Steve Dawson (Mitchell & Webb, The Peter Serafinowicz Show) and Charlie Kemp (Man Down, Emmerdale) as they fill your Mind Canyon™. This ‘Radiolab’ style podcast explores stories such as “Finding The World Hide and Seek Champion”, “The Most Haunted Londis” and “When Space Pranks Go Wrong”. The show is improvised then edited and soundscaped for your listening pleasure.
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(Bonus) Mind Ditch: Resolutions
A Mind Ditch is a little Mind Canyon. Charlie and Steve talk to 'real people' about their new year's resolutions. Sure. It's February. You're right. It is very timely.
13:36
February 17, 2020
2020 Apocalypse (Ruth Bratt, Naomi Petersen, Lola-Rose Maxwell)
2020 is the last year ever. Happy new year! Find out how and when we will all die in this episode of the Mind Canyon podcast. Starring:  Ruth Bratt (https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/client/ruth-bratt), Naomi Petersen(https://naomipetersen.co.uk/) & Lola-Rose Maxwell(http://johndoemgt.com/actresses/301).
36:43
January 27, 2020
(Bonus) Mind Ditch: Joy
A Mind Ditch is a little Mind Canyon. Christmas sees the beginning of our new bonus episodes as Charlie Kemp and Steve Dawson ask listeners what brings them joy.
07:30
December 23, 2019
Missing Bond Movie (Mariam Haque, Chris Gau, Shaun Lowthian)
Charlie and Steve uncover an unseen James Bond film. Why did it go missing? Who wrote the soundtrack? Who wrote this? I guess we'll never know. The hosts are aided on their quest by Mariam Haque (https://www.red24artists.com/profile/mariam-haque/), Chris Gau (https://www.unitedagents.co.uk/chris-gau) & Shaun Lowthian (https://twitter.com/ShaunLowthian)
36:10
December 5, 2019
Fake News (Shamus Maxwell, Katharine Bennett-Fox, Ian Thomas Day)
Charlie and Steve investigate the most corrupt news provider on the planet. (Not this podcast. This podcast is 100% bonafide facts. Probably. I reckon. ) Starring: Shamus Maxwell (https://on-soap.com/ift), Katharine Bennett-Fox (https://hatchtalent.co.uk/katharine-bennett-fox) and Ian Thomas Day (https://twitter.com/Chet_Friendly)
34:30
October 14, 2019
The Cult (Mariam Haque, Chris Gau, Shaun Lowthian)
Charlie and Steve try and break into the Enlightenment - a cult that no one's ever escaped from. They escape. Spoiler alert. Sorry. I should have said that before. Starring: Mariam Haque (https://www.red24artists.com/profile/mariam-haque/) Chris Gau (https://www.unitedagents.co.uk/chris-gau) and Shaun Lowthian (https://twitter.com/ShaunLowthian) And definitely not written by Steve Dawson. We promise it is 100% improvised. Especially the bit that says "Written by Steve Dawson"
40:07
September 23, 2019
Space Prank Fail (Graham Dickson, Briony Redman, Katharine Bennett-Fox)
In space no one can hear you scream... with laughter. Am I right? Sometimes I'm too funny. Anyway, this podcast explores a growing rivalry between Russian and American astronauts. And if that joke at the beginning doesn't tempt you in... you're a lost cause. Starring: Graham Dickson (@gdogged), Katharine Bennett-Fox (hatchtalent.co.uk/katharine-bennett-fox) and Briony Redman (brionyredman.com)
39:48
August 18, 2019
Britain's First Superhero (Katharine Bennett-Fox, Ian Thomas Day, Shamus Maxwell)
The UK is under threat. But one man is making a stand: Britain’s first superhero. Listen as Charlie Kemp and Steve Dawson don’t even mention his name or his superpowers for a good fifteen minutes. They also meet those who have come face-to-face with the new hero. Starring Ian Thomas Day (@Chet_Friendly), Katharine Bennett-Fox (hatchtalent.co.uk/katharine-bennett-fox) and Shamus Maxwell (on-soap.com/ift).
37:23
July 30, 2019
Funerals for the Living (Clare Plested, Shamus Maxwell)
One company recently started creating funerals for people before they die. Why? How? Whither? Steve and Charlie ask all these questions and at least two more. Starring: Clare Plested (clareplested.co.uk) and Shamus Maxwell (on-soap.com/ift)
33:16
May 28, 2019
Murder Games (Briony Redman, Susan Harrison, Katharine Bennett-Fox)
Charlie and Steve receive a call for help. A murder. No culprit was ever found, but can the Mind Canyon team unveil the identity of the board game murderer? Doubtful. Starring Katharine Bennett-Fox (hatchtalent.co.uk/katharine-bennett-fox), Briony Redman (brionyredman.com), Susan Harrison (susanharrisoncharacters.com)
34:43
May 6, 2019
79 Day Jam (Richard Soames, Clare Plested, Angus Dunican)
In the summer of 2008 the longest traffic jam of all time was recorded by the AA, it lasted a whopping 79 days. Charlie and Steve speak to the people that made the “jammers” what they were, a group of wanderers who combined a love of Limp Bizkit with a mild mistrust of Europeans. Starring Clare Plested (clareplested.co.uk) Richard Soames (richardsoames.com) and Angus Dunican (@AngusDunican)
38:52
March 26, 2019
Danger Park (Graham Dickson, Richard Soames, Jonathan Broke)
Mr Wiggy's Fun World is the most dangerous theme park in Britain. Charlie and Steve shine a spotlight on the park's neglectful owner and ask him the questions that most people would dare to ask. Starring: Graham Dickson (@gdogged), Richard Soames (richardsoames.com) and Jonathan Broke (@jonathanbroke)
36:35
February 18, 2019
Parent Strike (Naomi Petersen, Katharine Bennett-Fox, Rhys Collier)
In 1957, on the advice of the Parent’s Union, all parents went on strike causing chaos amongst families up and down the UK. This show barely explains what happened. Starring: Naomi Petersen (@NaomiPetersen), Katharine Bennett-Fox (hatchtalent.co.uk/katharine-bennett-fox/) and Rhys Collier (@MrRhysCollier)
33:15
January 23, 2019
Most Haunted Londis (Noami Petersen, Katharine Bennett-Fox, Rhys Collier)
A chilling investigation into the dark, dark history of the Londis in Chalfont St Giles. Charlie and Steve go in search of truth behind these spooky goings on don't really uncover anything. Starring: Naomi Petersen (@NaomiPetersen), Katharine Bennett-Fox (hatchtalent.co.uk/katharine-bennett-fox/) and Rhys Collier (@MrRhysCollier)
30:45
January 23, 2019
Missing Imaginary Friends (Clare Plested, Richard Soames, Jon Broke, Shamus Maxwell)
On the 3rd August, 1999 at 6pm everyone’s imaginary friend disappeared including cowboy Geoff Pickles. Through their investigation Charlie and Steve barely touch on the subject. Starring: Clare Plested (clareplested.co.uk), Richard Soames (richardsoames.com), Jon Broke (@JonathanBroke) and Shamus Maxwell (on-soap.com/ift)
38:52
December 14, 2018