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How to Build a Fire
29 minutes | Mar 3, 2016
Episode 6: Ash
The town’s paranoia builds to an explosive climax as the mob turns deadly. Franki and Murphy finally uncover a deep-seated conspiracy and race to save Maisey from Miller’s deadly machinations. Secrets are revealed and lives are lost in the thrilling conclusion to How to Build a Fire.
25 minutes | Feb 25, 2016
Episode 5: Wildfire
Maisey finally reveals her feelings to Ally and asks him to come with her as she leaves Winnisk forever. Franki and Murphy form an uneasy alliance to try to save Maisey as Gwen and her mob set out to prevent history from repeating itself at any cost. Miller confronts Ally with sinister intent.
25 minutes | Feb 18, 2016
Episode 4: Ignition
Miller finally confronts Maisey about her potential, the nature of Sirus and Ally’s relationship is revealed, and a new fire that consumes the fire station whips the townspeople into a frenzy. As pressure mounts, Maisey is taken into police custody where she begins to plan a desperate escape.
28 minutes | Feb 11, 2016
Episode 3: Smoke
When Maisey is found unconscious next to a burnt down tree, the townspeople’s fears are confirmed, and bereaved mother Gwen McKinnon decides to take matters into her own hands, whether the mayor agrees or not. Meanwhile, Miller continues to unearth old secrets as he confronts Murphy Goodhand both about Maisey and Murphy's missing wife.
25 minutes | Feb 3, 2016
Episode 2: Spark
A mysterious stranger arrives in town and begins asking dangerous questions as the Goodhands attempt to recover from the tragedy of the fire and the death of Sirus. As the rebuilding process begins, the townspeople still have more questions than answers: both about the nature of the fire and whether or not history will repeat itself.
29 minutes | Jan 27, 2016
Episode 1: Kindling
When a devastating fire decimates the small Albertan fracking town, Winnisk, suspicion begins to fall on teenager Maisey Goodhand, whose twin brother Sirus was seen running joyfully through the flames before being shot dead by local police chief Franki Rawlins. The Goodhand family has never quite fit in with the small community, and as a witch hunt begins to assemble, it’s up to Maisey, her down-and-out father, and the disgraced former police chief Franki to uncover the deeper conspiracy lurking in their midst.
1 minutes | Jan 18, 2016
Sneak Peak at How to Build a Fire
ENJOY THIS SNEAK PEAK AT HOW TO BUILD A FIRE, PREMIERING JANUARY 28 2016 ABOUT How to Build a Fire is an original radio play by Kat Sandler, with new “episodes” released weekly. Listen wherever, whenever, on any device. The Koffler Centre of the Arts presentsHow to Build a FireA Brouhaha Production By Kat SandlerCreated by Kat Sandler, Tom McGee and Daniel Pagett With original music by Peter Chapman Featuring: Tim Walker, Caitlin Driscoll, Tony Nappo, Maggie Butterfield, Kat Letwin, Maria Ricossa, Daniel Pagett, and Colin MunchEditing and sound effects by the Brothers DepaulDramaturged by Tom McGee and Daniel Pagett Produced by Nathaniel BryanPowered by KOFFLER.DIGITAL THE STORY: In the small fracking town of Winnisk, Alberta, it’s always been better to blend in. But there’s always been something off about the Goodhand twins, Maisey and Sirus. On their sixteenth birthday, a mysterious blaze destroys half the town and Sirus is shot and killed. The sheriff claimed Sirus was running at her. She said he was on fire. She said he was smiling. Paranoia begins to grip the town as a mysterious stranger employed by the fracking corporation, Pembrooke Oil, arrives and begins asking deep and probing questions that stir up old secrets. When a series of seemingly accidental fires begin to flare in Maisey’s wake, hysteria takes hold…how far will the people of Winnisk go to stop history from repeating itself? WARNING: CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE
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