Skip to main content
Spotify for Podcasters
Quid Pro Euro

Quid Pro Euro

By Quid Pro Euro

Start with episode one.

In 1995, a number of video tapes were made for employees of the European Union. Through the course of the series, they learned what they could expect to happen in the twenty-first century.​ The audio from these tapes is released now as a podcast.

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Sound design by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.
Available on
Apple Podcasts Logo
Google Podcasts Logo
Overcast Logo
Pocket Casts Logo
RadioPublic Logo
Spotify Logo
Currently playing episode

Energy

Quid Pro EuroJun 09, 2019

00:00
12:45
Introducing: Realms of Peril and Glory

Introducing: Realms of Peril and Glory

A new podcast from Zachary Fortais-Gomm, producer of Quid Pro Euro. Listen now at lightandtragic.com/qpe or wherever you get your podcasts.

Dec 14, 202154:33
Tutorial

Tutorial

POINT with the mouse and CLICK to make things better.

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Albinoni Concerto for 2 Oboes in F Major
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Bughici Suite for Violin
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party  
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium  
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax
Kevin McLeod - Strength of Titans
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge  
Purple Planet - On the Prowl
Purple Planet - Galactic Harmony
Purple Planet - Beautiful Piano Theme
Zachary Fortais-Gomm - Silver Fox’s Recollection

May 09, 202115:39
Outside Europe

Outside Europe

Fraud! (Fraud)
Fraud! (Fraud)
Fraud, schooner, got the funks
Talking of Elysium
We beetroots have fewer trunks
He likes the Heidi gum

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax  
We Are Victorious by Alexander Nakarada
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4967-we-are-victorious
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
The Land Of The Dead  by Rafael Krux
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5385-the-land-of-the-dead-
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
Leaving For Valhalla by Alexander Nakarada
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4928-leaving-for-valhalla
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
Raindrops  by Rafael Krux
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5590-raindrops-
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Apr 09, 202115:60
Justice

Justice

say as I say, not as I do

Written and performed by
Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax  
Kevin MacLeod - Ethernight Club
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7612-ethernight-club
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
Rafael Krux - Behind Enemy Lines
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5290-behind-enemy-lines-
License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Mar 09, 202117:12
Cities

Cities

A city is a cathedral with a retinue.

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium
Purple Planet - Playdate
Purple Planet - Galactic Harmony
Purple Planet - Tormented

Feb 09, 202117:06
Industry

Industry

Directive 11. All employees will be present. Inner presence will be accepted if argued convincingly and not by proxy.

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Purple Planet - Lost Souls
Purple Planet - In my Nightmares
Purple Planet - Eventide
Purple Planet - Energy - Deep in Trance
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Bartok - Roumanian Folk Dances
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium

Jan 09, 202120:39
Food

Food

In which a puzzle is set.

---

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor  
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party  
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge  
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium
Zachary Fortais-Gomm - Fur Elise
Zachary Fortais-Gomm - Spring

Dec 09, 202018:02
Quid Pro Euro Interviews Crowley Time

Quid Pro Euro Interviews Crowley Time

In this special, off-menu episode, Felix interviews Tom Crowley to learn more about his podcast Crowley Time. Subscribe to Crowley Time wherever you get your podcasts and follow Tom on @atomcrowley

Music

Daniel Vassey - Beethoven's Sonata No. 11 in B Flat Major

Nov 23, 202031:22
Solitude

Solitude

just

---

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax

Nov 09, 202011:57
Health

Health

mens sana in conficturo sano.

---

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax
Purple Planet - Successful Motivation
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium

Read the script.

Oct 09, 202015:40
Start

Start

And what are the perils of starting anew? 

---

Written and performed by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.
Torvald: Linus Karp.

Meet the listeners.
Keep us going.

Music

Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Nitro Charge
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium
Purple Planet - Playdate
Purple Planet - Galactic Harmony

Read the script.

Sep 09, 202019:37
Barracuda

Barracuda

It's him.

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg

Cast:
Alex - Chloe Godman
Alex - Ben Hadley
Alex - Gemma Arrowsmith
Alex - Tom Crowley
Alex - Lora Hristova
Alex - Hayden Wood
Alex - Lucy Farrett
Alex - Gareth O'Connor

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Zachary Fortais-Gomm - Silver Fox's Recollection
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Parisian
Kevin McLeod - News Theme
Purple Planet - Immuration
Purple Planet - Beautiful Piano
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Vivaldi: Moto for Soprano and Orchestra recitavi
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Handel: Rejoice

May 09, 202030:00
Words of Comfort

Words of Comfort

A bit of housekeeping from Felix.

Apr 09, 202004:46
Fish

Fish

Nothing brings the European Union together like the Common Fisheries Policy. What will it look like in the 21st century?

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Zachary Fortais-Gomm - Silver Fox's Recollection
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Five Armies
Kevin McLeod - Beach Party
Purple Planet - Immuration
Purple Planet - On The Prowl

Apr 09, 202023:49
Growth

Growth

Size. Bigger size. 👍 

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
Kevin McLeod - Aquarium

Mar 09, 202014:35
Services

Services

Who does the European Union service? Who do you? 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Support Quid Pro Euro on Patreon. 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)

Feb 09, 202015:31
Education

Education

How can we improve on the learning opportunities of our youngest citizens in the twenty first century? 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Support Quid Pro Euro on Patreon. 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Purple Planet - Eyeliner
Purple Planet - Playdate
Kevin McLeod - Raving Energy

Jan 09, 202012:43
Afterlife

Afterlife

What's next?

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro
Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.
Additional voices by Zachary Fotais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Music:
Niklas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Purple Planet: - Christmas Fairy - Christmas Wonder - Magical Christmas - Creeping Death - Winter Wonder

Dec 09, 201915:12
Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy

When is outside Europe not outside Europe? 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Support Quid Pro Euro on Patreon. 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Purple Planet - Successful Motivation
Purple Planet - Day to Day
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli - Concerto Grosso_G Minor 1
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Vivaldi - Motet for Soprano and Orchestra recitativ 

Additional voices by Zachary Fortais-Gomm and James Barborossa.

Nov 09, 201916:54
Art

Art

After the most artistic century of all time, can we beat it in the next one? 

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Music:
Niklas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Purple Planet: -Emotional Wilderness -Moment of Inspiration -Nitro Charge -Summer in Paradise -Deep in Trance -Modern Edge -Sense of Loss
Kevin McLeod: -Laserpack -Raving Energy (faster) James Barbarossa - Take Off Zero

Oct 16, 201913:01
Family

Family

Who makes you feel at home? Who will five years from now? Why are you so confident? 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Purple Planet - Galactic Harmony Swing Has Swung by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli - Concerto - Grosso - G Minor
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Bartok - Roumanian Folk Dances - Waistband Dance Roumanian Polka Maruntel
Purple Planet - Slammin
Purple Planet - On The Prowl
Kevin McLeod - Miris Magic Dance
Purple Planet - Day to Day
Purple Planet - Successful Motivation
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik allegro

Sep 09, 201914:05
Trade

Trade

Do you know the six principles of Trade? 

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro 

We now stock merchandise. Head to quidproeuro.com and click Shop. 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Incompetech/ Kevin McLeod - Ashton Manor
Incompetech/ Kevin McLeod - Mystery Sax
Purple Planet - Deep in Trance

Aug 09, 201914:17
Recreation

Recreation

We all need to kick back from time to time. By law! But how will we relax tomorrow? 

Support Quid Pro Euro by heading to our Patreon. patreon.com/quidproeuro 

We now stock merchandise. Head to quidproeuro.com and click Shop.

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg 

Stefano: Michael Keane @m_keane
Alexander: Marcus Roche @marcusmroche
Fatima: Tania Azevedo @TaniAzevedo_
Breton Consultants: Max Degan and Julian
Breton Consultant Brokers: Hedley Knights and Ella Watts
Portuguese Consultant: Tania Azevedo 

Music:
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli - Concerto Grosso G Minor
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Vivaldi - Motet for Soprano and Orchestra recitativ
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik allegro
Kevin MacLeod - Parisian purple-planet.com - Fatal Chase

Jul 09, 201917:18
Energy

Energy

What powers the European Union? What will power it tomorrow?
Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg
Colin McOnion played by Chris Sugden. Look for the comic drama podcast Victoriocity by Chris and Jen Sugden today.

Music:
Niklas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
purple-planet.com - Deep In Trance Extacy
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Rejoice by Handel
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Concerto for 2 Oboes in F Major Op9 no3 Allegro by Albinoni

Jun 09, 201912:45
Crime

Crime

All crime is true. What steps can the European Union take to change that?

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor
May 09, 201910:35
Movement

Movement

Will Freedom of Movement remain important to the European Union?

Written and narrated by Felix Trench. Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm. @felixtrench @zackfg

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
May 09, 201910:09
Administration

Administration

What is the future of the administration of the European Union? 

Written and narrated by Felix Trench.
Produced by Zachary Fortais-Gomm.
@felixtrench @zackfg 

Music:
Nikas Drude - Ode to Joy (Remix)
Advent Chamber Orchestra - Corelli Concerto Grosso G Minor Advent Chamber Orchestra - Bartok - Roumanian Folk Dances - Waistband Dance Roumanian Polka Maruntel

May 09, 201908:36
Trailer

Trailer

Quid Pro Euro, a comic fiction podcast about Europe. Launches Europe Day, 9 May.

Written and narrated by Felix Trench.

Produced by Zack Fortais-Gomm.
May 02, 201901:14