And of course, our Live Radio Play - The Devious Digit of Destiny - comes to its wacky end. Some new characters appear [hint: cold war, spies, russia] and we farewell one of the originals; some new schemes emerge; some unexpected surprises; and some eccentric revelations!
FEATURING a cast of 000's! well, not quite.... Maureen O'Brien, Stevi Cannon, Grant Bailey, John Dickeson, Amanda Broberg, David Benge, and guitarist/sound effects wizard Peter Sesselmann
Check the website for details: Maureen or email: email@example.com
- You can catch an Encore season of Series 2 at the beginning of May - see clip below
- SERIES 3 - ARMED & LANGUOROUS opens on May 31st ... ... set in the 1940sAlthough WWII accounted for the first half
of the 40's, our crooks found plenty of innovative ways to turn an
illegal quid and as we move into the post-war era some new characters
emerge to play both sides of the fence. We traverse between parliament
house, police headquarters, the Duck for Cover Club and flavour the
antics with Fat Freddy's pie shops. Don't miss this series where the
antics get frantic. MAY 31/JUNE 1/ JUNE 2 2019
IN 2018, settle back and enjoy a series of "concert-cum-radio play" shows where the audience gets to be the live guests at a radio station in the 1920's, 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.
Each show in the series will have a combination of songs/stories from the era plus the latest episodes of an ongoing radio spoof "The Fickle Finger ......" - all with a heavy dose of quirky comedy, satire, send-ups, and mystery!
Series 1: SPEAKEASY ... set in the 1920s where Prohibition is the theme - complete with Gangsters, Coppers, and Tarts, skullduggery, and quite a bit of back-door dealing ... Saturday 3rd February 3pm at The Dungeon, Adamstown
Series 2: BOTTOMS UP ... set in 1930, the year following the Wall Street Crash and the world is experiencing the Great Depression. Prohibition has ended and the crooks need to find creative new ways to turn a quid and outwit the cops. Friday 20th April/Teralba Community Hall 7.30pm ...Saturday 21st April/Royal Exchange Theatre, Newcastle 4pm ...Sunday 22nd April/The Dungeon, Adamstown 2pm .... AN ENCORE PERFORMANCE WILL BE OFFERED IN THE SECOND HALF OF 2018 PRIOR TO OPENING SERIES 3.
Series 3: ARMED and LANGUOROUS set at the end of WWII
Series 4: I SPY .... set in the 1950s - the era of the Cold War
....more information to come ....stay tuned.....Subscribe to this Blog to get updates
In the meantime, enjoy Episode ONE of Bottoms Up:
ENCORE Series 2 /May 3+5 2019 at the ReX Theatre, Newcastle