Breaking the Glass Slipper: Women in science fiction, fantasy, and horror


Podcast discussing women in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Hosted by Megan Leigh, Charlotte Bond, and Lucy Hounsom. New episodes every other Thursday.


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Title: S03, E17: Revisiting The Dark Crystal

S03, E19: Disposable characters

September 20th, 2018

What are disposable characters and why are they problematic?¬†Should we avoid using disposable characters at all costs or do they have their place? Full… Go to Episode

S03, E18: Catriona Ward & 'the liminal space between certainties'

September 6th, 2018

Lucy and Charlotte talk to horror writer Catriona Ward about the art of the horror novel and her books Rawblood and Little Eve. For full episode notes,… Go to Episode

S03, E17: Revisiting The Dark Crystal

August 23rd, 2018

A Charlotte and Lucy special! After the success of our Labyrinth episode, we thought we'd have a bit of fun and take another look at one of our favourite… Go to Episode

S03, E16: Magic, Wealth and Power with Vic James

August 9th, 2018

Social inequality and the unequal distribution of wealth is more prevalent than ever and it's a subject that sits at the heart of Dr Vic James' fantasy… Go to Episode