• Shiny things we've made for our friends...

    (don't worry, we'd love to make something for you too!)

    Professor Sue Black OBE explores how

    computer science has changed our lives

    • Recorded entirely during lockdown
    • Featuring guests including Sir Dermot Turing
    • Massive social media campaign
    • Debuted at #7 in the iTunes Technology Charts


    What listeners are saying...

    "Really enjoyable to listen to"

    "Listen to this and resist the temptation to change subjects if you can!"

    "I absolutely love it!"

    Prof. Lucy Rogers discovers how everyday tech is being used to do extraordinary things

    • Factual/investigative format

    • Recorded on location (Series 1) and remotely (Series 2)

    • Over 30k listens and 1M impressions on social media

    • Reviewed in New Scientist


    What listeners are saying...

    "Really enjoyed listening to this - Prof Rogers is beautifully descriptive"

    "Looking forward to hearing the rest of the series"

    "Fantastic insight and enjoyable commute to work"

    TV's Mark Thompson takes you on an audio tour of the night sky

    • Unique format - part audio guide, part podcast
    • #1 Astronomy show in the UK during launch week
    • 5 star rated on iTunes & >400 followers within days
    • Featured in iTunes Top 20 'Bestselling' Science podcast chart


    What listeners are saying...

    "Loving the sound of the pod"

    "Fantastic...love this this"

    "Delightful and easy to listen to"

    Exploring the comedy past, present and future of some of the hottest topics in tech!

    • Live audience, Radio 4 style comedy format

    • 5-star rating on iTunes

    • ~50k website views

    • Press coverage inc. BBC Radio Scotland


    What listeners are saying...

    "Refreshingly funny, clever & interesting all at the same time"

    "Looking forward to more episodes"

    "You smashed it out the park again!"

    Celebrating modern technology and the Makers from history who made it all possible

    • Live audience, Radio 4 style comedy format
    • Over 1k downloads in first 10 days
    • Splash coverage in trade press
    • Peaked at #4 in the iTunes Technology Chart 


    What listeners are saying...

    "Fab show! Great presenters, lively and very, very funny."

    "There is hope! An all-female comedy line-up taking about technology!"

    "Should be on the national curriculum. Or is that anti-curriculum?"

  • SFX Attribution list

    (a big thankyou to everyone who provided these sounds!)

    History Makers - SFX Attribution list

    History Makers features the following sounds and contributors from Freesound.org:


    Episode 1





    Episode 2




    Episode 3




    Episode 4







    Episode 5




    Episode 6







    The DesignSpark Podcast - SFX Attribution list

    The DesignSpark Podcast Series 2 features the following sounds and contributors from Freesound.org:


    Episode 1

    Dystopian Oberheim - Analogist

    Dystopian Future - BurghRecords

    Door knicking (Angry) - Macif

    Time Swoosh - pmstrain


    Episode 2

    printer5 with parts - drewkelly

    Pieeuuuw - dsp9000

    Heart Failure - qubodup

    UI Confirmation Alert - InspectorJ

    Door knicking (Angry) - Macif

    Time Swoosh - pmstrain


    Episode 3

    Typing on Keyboards - Fabrizio84

    phone telephone ring office nice iconic close to speaker - kyles

    Hammering Nails - InspectorJ

    Door knicking (Angry) - Macif

    Time Swoosh - pmstrain

    Laser01rev - chipfork


    Episode 4

    Door knicking (Angry) - Macif

    Time Swoosh - pmstrain


    Episode 5

    Door knicking (Angry) - Macif

    Time Swoosh - pmstrain

    2-tone chime - skowm001


    Episode 6

    alarm4.wav - Hoerspeilwerkst

    Door knicking (Angry) - Macif

    Time Swoosh - pmstrain

    The Pocket Astronomer - SFX Attribution list

    The Pocket Astronomer features the following sounds and contributors from Freesound.org:


    All episodes

    Appearance Effect by Free-Rush

    BooBook Owl by digifishmusic

    Atmospheric Notification 2 by original_sound

    Parallel Universe by Andrewkn

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