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The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger

The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger

By Graeme Keeton
Boy (Michel) meets girl (Fabienne). Boy steals culturally significant plastic tiger to impress girl. Boy has memory problems, forgets what he's done, volunteers for search party.

Set in the city of Nice, this is a story about memory, love, loneliness, shady millionaires, an eccentric old lady with a farty dog... and the disappearance of the Lilac Tiger.
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The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger — 'To the Boy Across the Hall'
Episode 5 — Michel goes on a trip. The festival opens in five hours time and the tiger is yet to be found. Fabienne wraps up the story of her fifth birthday. Madame Cloutier makes a drastic decision. About The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger Set in the city of Nice, this story is a five-part fiction podcast written and directed by Graeme Keeton. The 38th Colored Lights Performing Arts Festival is coming to Nice. On the beach, a mascot made of plastic, a cultural icon known as the Lilac Tiger. Over the past year it's brought over €17m in donations... but now it meets Michel. Unable to remember anything for more than a couple of hours, Michel steals the tiger to impress Fabienne, a woman he's just met. Stashing the tiger and forgetting all about it, Michel then volunteers to join the search party. In a race against time, and the festival's prickly director, Madame Deschamps, as well as the shady Man with the Ebony Cane, Michel becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a story about memory, love, loneliness... and the disappearance of the Lilac Tiger. For more information on this show, or to download full scripts from each episode, visit tenminutescreenplays.com/lilactiger This episode's music: Ploughboys in the Gloaming by Lily Bentley
29:40
September 28, 2019
The Disapperance of the Lilac Tiger — '...catch a Tiger by the toe.'
Episode 4 — A breakthrough in the search for the Lilac Tiger. The Man with the Ebony Cane closes in on Michel. Fabienne and Michel meet again, much to her surprise and his... well, he doesn't remember. About The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger Set in the city of Nice, this story is a five-part fiction podcast written and directed by Graeme Keeton. The 38th Colored Lights Performing Arts Festival is coming to Nice. On the beach, a mascot made of plastic, a cultural icon known as the Lilac Tiger. Over the past year it's brought over €17m in donations... but now it meets Michel. Unable to remember anything for more than a couple of hours, Michel steals the tiger to impress Fabienne, a woman he's just met. Stashing the tiger and forgetting all about it, Michel then volunteers to join the search party. In a race against time, and the festival's prickly director, Madame Deschamps, as well as the shady Man with the Ebony Cane, Michel becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a story about memory, love, loneliness... and the disappearance of the Lilac Tiger. For more information on this show, or to download full scripts from each episode, visit tenminutescreenplays.com/lilactiger This episode's music: I Went to the Levee by Sabine McCalla
19:29
September 28, 2019
The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger — 'Eeney, meeny, miney, mo...'
Episode 3 — The Man with the Ebony Cane makes his presence felt, as the search for the Lilac Tiger heats up. Michel and Goss eat lunch together, both unaware that Michel is responsible for the tiger's disappearance. About The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger Set in the city of Nice, this story is a five-part fiction podcast written and directed by Graeme Keeton. The 38th Colored Lights Performing Arts Festival is coming to Nice. On the beach, a mascot made of plastic, a cultural icon known as the Lilac Tiger. Over the past year it's brought over €17m in donations... but now it meets Michel. Unable to remember anything for more than a couple of hours, Michel steals the tiger to impress Fabienne, a woman he's just met. Stashing the tiger and forgetting all about it, Michel then volunteers to join the search party. In a race against time, and the festival's prickly director, Madame Deschamps, as well as the shady Man with the Ebony Cane, Michel becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a story about memory, love, loneliness... and the disappearance of the Lilac Tiger. For more information on this show, or to download full scripts from each episode, visit tenminutescreenplays.com/lilactiger This episode's music: Fishing For Uncle Sam by The Trusty Snakes
19:48
September 28, 2019
The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger — 'A Tiger in the Night Time'
Episode 2 — Fabienne tell us about the day she turned five years old. Michel pays a visit to the Lilac Tiger. Festival Director, Bernardette Deschamps has a heated first meeting with Brigadier Algernon Goss. Michel goes to the vet. About The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger Set in the city of Nice, this story is a five-part fiction podcast written and directed by Graeme Keeton. The 38th Colored Lights Performing Arts Festival is coming to Nice. On the beach, a mascot made of plastic, a cultural icon known as the Lilac Tiger. Over the past year it's brought over €17m in donations... but now it meets Michel. Unable to remember anything for more than a couple of hours, Michel steals the tiger to impress Fabienne, a woman he's just met. Stashing the tiger and forgetting all about it, Michel then volunteers to join the search party. In a race against time, and the festival's prickly director, Madame Deschamps, as well as the shady Man with the Ebony Cane, Michel becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a story about memory, love, loneliness... and the disappearance of the Lilac Tiger. For more information on this show, or to download full scripts from each episode, visit tenminutescreenplays.com/lilactiger This episode's music: Guillô, pran ton tamborin / Pease Branle / Candlestick Branle by The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments
20:27
September 28, 2019
The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger — 'Forget the Orange Juice'
Episode 1 — Michel Dupont lives on floor 9 1/2 of a pre-WW2 apartment building, colored light pink on the outside like a big block of marzipan. Today, while making breakfast, Michel realizes that he's forgotten the juice. Here's where routine goes off the rails. Michel meets his elderly neighbor, Madame Cloutier, and her dog, Jacques Pistache. About The Disappearance of the Lilac Tiger Set in the city of Nice, this story is a five-part fiction podcast written and directed by Graeme Keeton.  The 38th Colored Lights Performing Arts Festival is coming to Nice. On the beach, a mascot made of plastic, a cultural icon known as the Lilac Tiger. Over the past year it's brought over €17m in donations... but now it meets Michel. Unable to remember anything for more than a couple of hours, Michel steals the tiger to impress Fabienne, a woman he's just met. Stashing the tiger and forgetting all about it, Michel then volunteers to join the search party. In a race against time, and the festival's prickly director, Madame Deschamps, as well as the shady Man with the Ebony Cane, Michel becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a story about memory, love, loneliness... and the disappearance of the Lilac Tiger. For more information on this show, or to download full scripts from each episode, visit tenminutescreenplays.com/lilactiger This episode's music: I Told You So by Daisy O'Connor
20:02
September 28, 2019