Stories From The Eastern West
About This Show
Heard of how The Rolling Stones played for the Communist Party? The bear who fought in WWII? Or the man who single-handedly created an entire language?
Each episode of our narrative podcast tells incredible stories that all have one thing in common: the Eastern West.
Revealing hidden history from Central and Eastern Europe, our audio documentary series uses in-depth interviews, rich sound design and original music to bring each of these stories to life.
And most importantly, we bring them closer to home. #SFTEW.
Most Recent Episode
In the early 1960s, a woman decided to end men's domination in mountain climbing.
Her name was Wanda Rutkiewicz and she went on to become the first European women to climb Mount Everest, the first woman ever to climb K2, and the only female climber of her time who could challenge men and prove to them women were equal.
However, underneath all this success there was loneliness, dejection, and desperate efforts to build a normal life outside of 8000-metre-high peaks…
Episodes of This Show
Dec 23, 2017
Dec 6, 2017
Nov 22, 2017
Nov 8, 2017
Rated 5 out of
Great pod from Poland
This is the first English-language podcast to emerge from Poland which is worth listening to - great sound, amazing stories and really awesome format. You won't be disappointed!
Date published: 2017-09-10