Welcome to Y2K!

Y2K is a serialized drama in the form of a fiction podcast. It is a tale of love, identity and long-distance friendship set in two timelines and on opposite sides of the world.

The story revolves around two friends in the year 2000, and the modern-day student who turns their voicemails into a podcast.

Episode 1 releases January 3, 2020, with 52 weekly episodes throughout 2020, and an epilogue in January 2021.

WELCOME TO THE YEAR 2000

Trailer 2: Jess

New trailer out now!
Listen HERE

Meet Jess! In 2000, she is in her mid-20s. She is from Edmonton, Canada, lives in Auckland, NZ. Working on Master of Creative Writing. Jess is logical and likes to plan ahead, yet her empathy can sometimes make her act on impulse. She loves her friends, but meeting large groups of new people can make her anxious, so she prefers smaller gatherings.

Created, written & produced by Karin Heimdahl

Cast:
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 – Nerys Howell

Outro music ”Welcome the the year 2000” by Jake Haws, please check out his podcast Making Music with Jake Haws to hear more.

Background music is “Nothing Lasts Forever” by Daniel Birch, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial License.



Trailer 1: Kat

New trailer out now!
Listen HERE

Meet Kat! In 2000, she is in her mid-20s. She is from Trollhättan, Sweden and lives in London, UK. Aspiring actor, bartender. Kat is impulsive, positive, empathetic, open-minded, kind and joyful. She can often be heard singing and humming when she is happy. Her major flaw is that she cares too much about others, making her forget about herself and her own needs.

Created, written & produced by Karin Heimdahl

Cast:
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 – Nerys Howell

Outro music ”Welcome the the year 2000” by Jake Haws., please check out his podcast Making Music with Jake Haws to hear more.

Background music is “Nothing Lasts Forever” by Daniel Birch, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Prologue out now!

Our very first episode is out in the world for all to hear.

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.

Check out the International Podcast Month feed to find it HERE.

You can also listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and on most podcatchers.

Make sure you subscribe to our feed as well so you don’t miss episode 1 in January!

Transcript available here.

Second Teaser Trailer!

In 2000, Jess and Kat are on opposite sides of the world, trying to support each other as long-distance friends during a year when *everything* happens…
In 2020, Olivia shares their voice mails as a podcast, embarking on her own journey of discovery.

Audiogram and sound design by the fabulous Emily Whalley.

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