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We Fix Space Junk

This final job was supposed to pay off all of her debts, but Kilner’s last delivery contained more than she bargained for.

When Kilner accepted the job of smuggling escapee Samantha Trapp across the galaxy, she expected the job to be over and done with quickly. But now they’re stuck with each other, and they have a job to do…

Following in the footsteps of Harry Harrison, Brian Aldiss and Douglas Adams, We Fix Space Junk is a sci-fi comedy podcast from Battle Bird Productions, written by Beth Crane (Upholstery, Ronnie and the Other World) and produced by Hedley Knights (The People’s Rock). It tells the tale of two female repairmen as they tackle jobs across the galaxy while fighting against the company that put them there.

We Fix Space Junk is written by Beth Crane and produced by Hedley Knights, and stars Beth Crane, Rebecca Evans, Jack Carmichael, Hedley Knights and several guest voices.


Hembra Writing Podcast

Hembra Writers Podcast, by Battle Bird Productions, is a podcast showcasing new writing by female and non-binary writers. Created by Beth Crane, writer of We Fix Space Junk, the purpose of Hembra is to get more female and non-binary writers’ voices into the podcasting sphere.

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Want to submit to Hembra? Send an email to for more details or submit the title and synopsis via the form below!

We are currently only looking for short, original standalone pieces of script, prose or poetry from female-identifying or non-binary writers. We will have more submission details up soon!

Support Us

Much like all indie podcasters, we rely on support from our listeners to keep everything going! As writer Beth Crane mentioned in a tweet a while ago, it takes sixty-eighty hours of work to put together an episode of We Fix Space Junk and although we really love it, it’s a lot of work!

Response from listeners on Patreon has been unexpected and amazing so far. If you’re interested in supporting us financially, below are a couple of links. Here’s to so many more episodes!


Patreon  KoFi  Paypal

(Patreon allows you to give a set amount per month for monthly rewards — we currently have a lot of bits and pieces for patrons to enjoy — and Ko-Fi and Paypal allow you to just give a one-off donation)

About Us

Battle Bird Productions are a small podcast studio with big dreams.

Our flagship podcast, We Fix Space Junk, follows in the footsteps of radio sci-fi shows of the past, such as Journey into Space and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Beth Crane, writer of We Fix Space Junk, grew up listening to radio drama of all kinds. After completing a Master’s Degree in Scriptwriting she focused on the short play and sketch format, with her pieces being performed in short play festivals across London.

Hedley Knights has been working as a Sound Engineer for over a decade, working in TV, music, film and live sound. With an obsessive attention to detail and a love of creating immersive sound, audio drama was a perfect match.

We have many other podcasts in the pipeline so keep an eye out on our Facebook or Twitter!

Want to work with us? Give us a shout!

Get in Touch

Want to get involved? Have an idea you want to pitch? Just want to say hi? Drop us a line!