Prologue: December 31, 1999


This is our prologue - previously released as part of International Podcast Month. Listen all the way to the end for a small surprise.


It's New Year's Eve, 1999, in London, UK. Kat and Jess are celebrating, but also trying to find a way to stay in touch once Jess moves to New Zealand.


Season 1 releases weekly with 52 episodes all through 2020. 


Please check out Y2K Productions new sci-fi audio drama Chaika, a tale of  loss, isolation and hope, about a woman navigating a post-apocalyptic future. Subscribe now in your favourite podcatcher by searching for 'Chaika'. 


Created, written & produced by Karin Heimdahl.



OLIVIA - Kirsty Woolven  

KAT - Janis Westin 

JESS - Karin Heimdahl 

JOHNNO - Adam Blanford 

RACHEL - Felicity Boyd 

SHIRIN - Anjali Kunapaneni 

MAIA - Shekendra Morgan 

CLAIRE - Maddy Searle 

TAMMI - Anna Jartin 

BRI - Lorcan NicGiollaBhain 

KIRSTEN - Charlotte Norup 

EMMA - Robin Howell


Intro and outro music is created and recorded by Jake Haws, check out his podcast Making Music with Jake Haws to hear more.  

Background music is "Nothing Lasts Forever" by Daniel Birch licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License. 

Sound effects either created by us, or from under the Creative Commons 0 license. Some additional sound effects from 

Special thanks to Helena Jartin for the millennium countdown sound effect. 

Marketing and production support by Emiliy Whalley and Paola Massimo. 


Please note that Y2K features themes of violence, cursing and descriptions of sexual acts and desires, and is not suitable for listeners under the age of 18. Some episodes also contain themes which may be triggering, and feature content warnings. Please take care of yourself, and don't hesitate to ask for help if you need it. 


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Blue fireworks image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay. Character art by Mariateresa Susca. Graphic design by Karin Heimdahl.

℗ 2019 Karin Heimdahl

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