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The Novel Game

The Novel Game

By Avonside Studio
Three funny people write the first line of a book, film poster or advert and pit this against the work of the real author. Will they write something more appealing than the writer and fool their fellows? Will they fall flat on their face? Will you guess who's fooling who? With Robin Ince, Fenella Fudge, Marian Pashley, Stuart Flynn & Bruce Guthrie.
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Episode 7 - Last Chapter with DJ Fenella Fudge
Our last outing this series and we welcome DJ Fenella Fudge to share her choicest tunes...  https://www.mixcloud.com/AvonsideStudio/the-novel-game-last-chapter-dj-fenella-fudge/ © 2020 Avonside Studio
02:15
May 16, 2020
Episode 7
Velvet-voiced Fenella Fudge welcomes the well-read Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage),  former socialite Stuart Flynn and plucky newcomer Francesca Reid to Brighton's Marlborough Theatre for the last episode in this series. Written   & produced by Bruce Guthrie. BONUS! First ever episode recorded in Brixton, London 20th April 2014 Episode 7 Dubliners by James Joyce Episode 3 Blooper Episode 8 icebreaker round Episode   2 ending and feedback from cast ©   2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
51:32
May 13, 2020
Episode 6
Affable host Bruce Guthrie welcomes former socialite Stuart Flynn, improvisation actor Heather Urqhart, bitingly honest Marian Pashley and musician, model & muse Louis MacGillivray. Our reader & scorekeeper is the much missed actor Mike Goodenough. This episode was recorded at the Seven Dials Club in Covent Garden. Produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 Avonside Studio BONUS!  Interview with Marian Pashley
44:57
May 06, 2020
Episode 7 trailer - Fenella's feeling pheromonal...
Velvet voiced Fenella Fudge welcomes the well-read Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage) former socialite Stuart Flynn and plucky newcomer Francesca Reid and to Brighton's Marlborough Theatre for the last episode in this series. Written & produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/ BONUS!  A collection of bloopers recorded over the last six years of Novel Game recordings
01:22
May 06, 2020
Episode 5
Affable host Bruce Guthrie welcomes former socialite Stuart Flynn, velvet voiced Fenella Fudge, bitingly honest comedian Marian Pashley and the much missed actor Mike Goodenough.  The reader and scorekeeper is Louis MacGillivray. This episode was recorded at the Seven Dials Club, London in 2014. Produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/ BONUS!  Larking about on the wireless - Bruce Guthrie on Ujima Radio in Bristol
41:11
April 29, 2020
Episode 6 trailer - You know you make me want to
Affable host Bruce Guthrie welcomes former socialite Stuart Flynn, improvisation actor Heather Urqhart, bitingly honest Marian Pashley and musician, model & muse Louis MacGillivray. Our reader & scorekeeper is the much missed actor Mike Goodenough. This episode was recorded at the Seven Dials Club in Covent Garden. Produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 Avonside Studio  BONUS!  Interview with Marian Pashley
01:37
April 29, 2020
Episode 4 - Nicholas Parsons hosts
Uber urbane host Nicholas Parsons (Just A Minute) is joined by the ever-eager Robin Ince (Infinite Monkey Cage), bitingly honest Marian Pashley and helpful girl guide Fenella Fudge. This pilot episode was recorded at the Leicester Square Theatre, London in 2015. Written & produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/ BONUS! The Map of Keynsham What really happened to our much-loved illuminated town map and my childhood sense of place? Looking for it reveals the changes to High Street Britain in the rush for modernity. For something that is still so loved, no one knows what happened to this illuminated town map and even finding a picture of it proves... illusive. Part treasure hunt, part social history and part midlife crisis - the Map of Keynsham is all about finding certainty, security and a place to call home. Listen as the Map takes us around this small West County town: “Location Please. Where would you like to go today? The Clocktower, Fry’s Factory at Somerdale or the offices of Somerset County Council?” Contributors: Sue Martin Gillian Sandow & Alan Hale Actors: Little Bruce - Alfred Schwarz Mummy - Dawn Miller Mr Gilbert - John Sibley Shop Assistant - Catherine Guy With thanks to Emma Britton and BBC Radio Bristol. Produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 Avonside Television
43:35
April 22, 2020
Episode 5 trailer - The Clapping Song
Affable host Bruce Guthrie welcomes former socialite Stuart Flynn, velvet voiced Fenella Fudge, bitingly honest comedian Marian Pashley and the much missed actor Mike Goodenough.  The reader and scorekeeper is Louis MacGillivray.  This episode was recorded at the Seven Dials Club, London in 2014. Produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
01:17
April 22, 2020
Episode 3 - Joanna Holden interview
Novel Game panellist Joanna Holden talks to her best friend and Novel Game producer Bruce Guthrie about the radio projects he’s made her record in their 30 plus year friendship. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
18:13
April 18, 2020
Episode 4 trailer - Nicholas Parsons hosts
Uber urbane host Nicholas Parsons (Just A Minute) is joined by the ever-eager Robin Ince (Infinite Monkey Cage), bitingly honest Marian Pashley and helpful girl guide Fenella Fudge. This pilot episode was recorded at the Leicester Square Theatre, London in 2015. Written & produced by Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
02:14
April 15, 2020
Episode 3 - Adverts
Affable host Bruce Guthrie welcomes velvet voiced Fenella Fudge, comedian Marian Pashley, former socialite Stuart Flynn and his best friend actor Joanna Holden to London's smallest flat. This week they're copywriting adverts and trying to sell each other's efforts. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
23:11
April 15, 2020
Episode 2 - Festival swingers
In other news, please will you think sensibly with Fenella Fudge. She's joined by comedian Marian Pashley  and Niall McMurray in London's smallest flat. Hosted by producer Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
12:58
April 11, 2020
Episode 3 trailer - Stuart's siesta
Affable host Bruce Guthrie welcomes velvet voiced Fenella Fudge, comedian Marian Pashley, former socialite Stuart Flynn and his best friend actor Joanna Holden to London's smallest flat. This week they're copywriting adverts and trying to sell each other's efforts.  © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/ BONUS!  The perils of hosting combined with alcohol
01:36
April 08, 2020
Episode 2
Affable host Bruce Guthrie hosts lovable game of literary fakery from London’s Leicester Square Theatre Joining him are plucky newcomer, Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage), Novel Game old lag, Marian Pashley and velvety voiced Fenella Fudge Three funny people write the first line of a novel, biography, advert or film poster and compete against the real writer. Will they fool their fellows or fall flat on their face? Written and produced by Bruce Guthrie for Avonside.Studio © 2020 Avonside Studio BONUS! Fasten your seat belts with Bette Davis and friends…
24:17
April 08, 2020
Episode 1 - Eating out without falling over
Comedian Marian Pashley opines on eating out without falling over.   She's joined by Fenella Fudge and Niall McMurray in London's smallest flat.  Hosted by producer Bruce Guthrie. © 2020 https://www.avonside.studio/
10:12
April 04, 2020
Episode 2 trailer - Disco Fever (1977)
Affable host Bruce Guthrie attempts to corralle plucky newcomer Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage), velvet voiced Fenella Fudge and Novel Game old lag Marian Pashley in this lovable game of literary fakery. Three funny people write the first line of a novel, biography, advert or film poster and compete against the real writer. Will they fool their fellows or fall flat on their face? Written and produced by Bruce Guthrie for Avonside.Studio © 2020 Avonside Studio
01:21
April 01, 2020
Episode 1
Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage) hosts this lovable game of literary fakery from Brighton's Marlborough Theatre.  Joining him are Novel Game old lag, Marian Pashley, and plucky newcomers Julie Jepson and Simon Topping. Three funny people write the first line of a novel, biography, advert or film poster and compete against the real writer. Will they fool their fellows or fall flat on their face? Written and produced by Bruce Guthrie for Avonside.Studio © 2020 Avonside Studio BONUS!  Our tribute to London via its lost tv franchises...
45:48
April 01, 2020
Episode 1 trailer - Robin's sacked...
Three funny people write the first line of a novel, biography, advert or film poster and compete against the real writer. Will they fool their fellows or fall flat on their face? Robin Ince (The Infinite Monkey Cage) hosts this lovable game of literary fakery from Brighton's Marlborough Theatre.  Joining him are Novel Game old lag, Marian Pashley, and plucky newcomers Julie Jepson and Simon Topping. Written and produced by Bruce Guthrie for Avonside.Studio © 2020 Avonside Studio
00:48
March 19, 2020