Pole the Other One!

by Siân Docksey

Forget what you think you know about pole dancing! Comedian Siân Docksey talks to pole dancers about what the art of hanging off a stick can teach us for life, work and love.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E10 - GROWTH with JESSICA ROSE

    S01 E10 - GROWTH with JESSICA ROSE

    How do you build self-love into your business as well as your life?Pole dancer, instructor and owner of Edinburgh’s hidden gem Pivot Pole Studio explains how pole can change a whole circus of harmful ideas about yourself and you...

    45:18
  • S01 E09 - ACTIVISM with Sonia Nowak / Electric Girl

    S01 E09 - ACTIVISM with Sonia Nowak / Electric Girl

    Workers of the world!… Pole dance? How do you unionise people who don’t think of themselves as workers? From feminist organising for abortion rights in Poland to becoming the first UK stripper to win an employment rights case wher...

    53:40
  • S01 E08 - MOVE with Leila Davis / Cutie Whippingham

    S01 E08 - MOVE with Leila Davis / Cutie Whippingham

    How does the way you move evolve with you?From training with English National Ballet to becoming the pole dancing face of Nike, Burberry and British Vogue, Leila Davis a.k.a. Cutie Whippingham is one of the biggest movers and shak...

    48:46
  • S01 E07 - ART with Arlene Caffrey

    S01 E07 - ART with Arlene Caffrey

    What is art?The Irish Queen of Sexistential Dread, very first Miss Pole Dance Ireland and all-round walking album cover Arlene Caffrey talks ART! With over 15 years’ skin in the pole dancing game, multiple national competition tit...

    59:38
  • S01 E06 - PAIN with George Lou Bon

    S01 E06 - PAIN with George Lou Bon

    How do you build a more compassionate relationship with your body, whatever it needs?George Lou Bon is a queer pole dancer and multidisciplinary artist who creates work about invisible disabilities including Ehlers-Danlos syndrome...

    38:03