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Wombwell Thespians

Wombwell Thespians

By Andy Harris
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Radio play style audio performances acted by members of the Wombwell Thespians Amateur Dramatics Society produced in association with Digital Stage.
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The Importance of Being Earnest (Act 3 of 3)

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UPSTAGED Chapter 4 - Legal Drama
UPSTAGED - Legal Drama (Chapter 4) Upstaged is a set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups's latest play. This fourth chapter sees Frank have an unexpected visit from a solicitor with some troubling news about a previous liaison. ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 20 FEB 2021 Written by Joe Thomas & Andy Harris Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris CAST:- Frank - Joe Thomas Jackson - Robert Wilson Karen - Karen MacQuarrie Mary - Hannah Studd Featured Music:- Fretless by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3777-fretless License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times in 2020 as well as some over Zoom in 2021 with all the parts then edited together. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk
10:12
February 20, 2021
UPSTAGED Chapter 3 - Direct Action
UPSTAGED - Direct Action Upstaged is a set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups's latest play. This third story shows the arrival of Barbara, a theatre critic, and she discusses the cast and a few other things with Roland the director. ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 20 JAN 2021 Written by Andy Harris Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris CAST:- Barbara - Morven Robinson Karen - Karen MacQuarrie Roland - Brett Barnett Featured Music:- Fretless by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3777-fretless License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times as well as some over Zoom with all the parts then edited together. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk Sponsorships: off for this episode
11:04
January 20, 2021
UPSTAGED Chapter 2 - Stage Left
UPSTAGED - Stage Left Upstaged is a set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups's latest play. This second story introduces the rest of the cast and the director. Meet Frank who rates himself very highly, and much higher than everyone else rates him! ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 10 JAN 2021 Written by Andy Harris Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris CAST:- Frank - Joe Thomas Mary - Hannah Studd Sheila - Andrea Claire Sarah - Karen MacQuarrie Roland - Brett Barnett John - Andy Harris Karen - Karen MacQuarrie Simon (Stage Manager) - Joe Thomas Featured Music:- Fretless by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3777-fretless License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times with all the parts then edited together. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk Sponsorships: off for this episode
10:29
January 11, 2021
UPSTAGED Chapter 1 - Stage Fright
UPSTAGED - Stage Fright Upstaged is a new set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups's latest play. This first story revolves around 2 of the performers waiting on the side of the stage for their cues to go on. They are nervous and excited although for different reasons. ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 9 OCT 2020 Written by Andy Harris Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris CAST:- Sarah - Karen MacQuarrie John - Andy Harris Simon (Stage Manager) - Joe Thomas Featured Music:- Fretless by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3777-fretless License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times with all the parts then edited together. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk
12:10
October 9, 2020
The Importance of Being Earnest (Act 3 of 3)
The Importance of Being Earnest - Act 3 of 3 Following on from the Audio Performances of the Pandemic Stories, the Wombwell Thespians Amateur Dramatics Society (in association with Digital Stage), have produced a new set of recordings (audio broadcasts) on Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest".  This is the full 3 act version and the whole cast is:- Lady Bracknell - FIONA GOULTY Algernon Moncrief - LEWIS CONWAY Jack/John Worthing - ANDY HARRIS Gwendolen Fairfax - HANNAH STUDD Rev Chasuble - BRETT BARNETT Cecily Cardew - KAREN MACQUARRIE Miss Prism - ANDREA CLAIRE Merriman - BRETT BARNETT Lane - ANDY HARRIS Note - not all actors are in all 3 parts (acts) - This is the final part - Act 3. Described as a Trivial Comedy for Serious People, it is set in 1895 when attitudes were somewhat different, but love was still love. In the final act, all becomes clear on the names and there is some resolution on the many matters of love. ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 5 SEP 2020 Written by Oscar Wilde Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris Featured Music Barroom Ballet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3418-barroom-ballet License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Prelude in C (BWV 846) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4237-prelude-in-c-bwv-846- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times with all the parts then edited together. The audio quality is good but the loudness not always consistent. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk
26:32
September 5, 2020
The Importance of Being Earnest (Act 2 of 3)
The Importance of Being Earnest - Act 2 of 3 Following on from the Audio Performances of the Pandemic Stories, the Wombwell Thespians Amateur Dramatics Society (in association with Digital Stage), have produced a new set of recordings (audio broadcasts) on Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest".  This is the full 3 act version and the whole cast is:- Lady Bracknell - FIONA GOULTY Algernon Moncrief - LEWIS CONWAY Jack/John Worthing - ANDY HARRIS Gwendolen Fairfax - HANNAH STUDD Rev Chasuble - BRETT BARNETT Cecily Cardew - KAREN MACQUARRIE Miss Prism - ANDREA CLAIRE Merriman - BRETT BARNETT Lane - ANDY HARRIS Note - not all actors are in all 3 parts (acts)  Described as a Trivial Comedy for Serious People, it is set in 1895 when attitudes were somewhat different, but love was still love. Great confusion ensues with the 2 males vying for the name of Earnest whilst trying to capture the hearts of the 2 young ladies. ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 30 Aug 2020 Written by Oscar Wilde Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris Featured Music Barroom Ballet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3418-barroom-ballet License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Prelude in C (BWV 846) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4237-prelude-in-c-bwv-846- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times with all the parts then edited together. The audio quality is good but the loudness not always consistent. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk Sponsorships: off for this episode
43:51
August 30, 2020
The Importance of Being Earnest (Act 1 of 3)
The Importance of Being Earnest - Act 1 of 3 Following on from the Audio Performances of the Pandemic Stories, the Wombwell Thespians Amateur Dramatics Society (in association with Digital Stage), have produced a new set of recordings (audio broadcasts) on Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest".  This is the full 3 act version and the whole cast is:- Lady Bracknell - FIONA GOULTY Algernon Moncrief - LEWIS CONWAY Jack/John Worthing - ANDY HARRIS Gwendolen Fairfax - HANNAH STUDD Rev Chasuble - BRETT BARNETT Cecily Cardew - KAREN MACQUARRIE Miss Prism - ANDREA CLAIRE Merriman - BRETT BARNETT Lane - ANDY HARRIS Note - not all actors are in all 3 parts (acts)  Described as a Trivial Comedy for Serious People, it is set in 1895 when attitudes were somewhat different, but love was still love. Hear a great performance from Fiona as Lady B as she deals with the various situations and dilemmas the younger members present! ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 23 Aug 2020 Written by Oscar Wilde Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris Featured Music Barroom Ballet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3418-barroom-ballet License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Prelude in C (BWV 846) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4237-prelude-in-c-bwv-846- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The play was recorded using socially distanced actors within JFYP Photo Studio at various times with all the parts then edited together. The audio quality is good but the loudness not always consistent. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in what Digital Stage does please visit the website at https://www.digital-stage.co.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the director/editor or any of the cast, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk Sponsorships: off for this episode
38:55
August 23, 2020
Pandemic Stories 3 - Annie
ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 1 JUN 2020 PANDEMIC STORIES 3 - ANNIE Written by Andy Harris, Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris (Changes to original scripted version made with the cast) CAST Annie - 80s - HANNAH STUDD Tom - 30s, Tina’s husband, Annie’s Grandson - BRETT BARNETT Tina - 30s, Tom’s wife - MORVEN ROBINSON Judy - Care Home Manager - FIONA GOULTY Luna - Care Worker - KAREN MACQUARRIE Jenny - Annie’s great Granddaughter, Tom and Tina’s daughter - LAURAN THOMAS Newsreader - male or female - KAREN MACQUARRIE Incidental Music (Almost New, Rising Tide and Clear Waters) by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ This is an original play, written by Andy Harris and set in May 2020. The UK is in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. Annie lives in a care home and effectively is self-isolating as she is over 80 and potentially vulnerable, but alongside many others in the same position. She has one child a daughter in the USA and a grandson, Tom living fairly local. Annie is feeling very alone during the lockdown. The play was audio recorded using Zoom conferencing facilities and it's audio recording capabilities. There are some parts of the audio recording that are worse than others but this is understandable with the limitations of the internet connectivity and recording process. We ask your patience and understanding when listening. All actors were in their own homes, no get togethers at all except on-line. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk
41:30
June 2, 2020
Pandemic Stories 2 - Tina and Tom
ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 28 APRIL 2020 PANDEMIC STORIES 2 - TINA AND TOM Written by Andy Harris and Morven Robinson. Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris (Changes to original scripted version made with the cast) CAST Tina - Morven Robinson Tom - Brett Barnett Jenny - Lauran Thomas Amber - Lauran Thomas Annie - Hannah Studd Newsreader - Karen McQuarrie Beth - Fiona Goulty Paul - Andy Harris Incidental Music (Almost New - start and end and between scenes, and Rising Tide - start of news reports) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ This is an original play, written by Andy Harris and Morven Robinson, and is set in the midst of the UK Corona Virus Pandemic. The play was audio recorded using in the main Zoom conferencing facilities and it's audio recording capabilities. There are some parts of the audio recording that are worse than others but this is understandable with the limitations of the internet connectivity and recording process. We ask your patience and understanding when listening. All actors were in their own homes, no get togethers at all except on-line. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk
43:51
April 28, 2020
Pandemic Stories 1 - Paul and Beth
ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING - PRODUCED 4 APRIL 2020 PANDEMIC STORIES 1 - PAUL AND BETH Written, edited and produced by Andy Harris (Changes to original scripted version made with the cast) CAST Beth - Fiona Goulty Paul - Andy Harris Tina - Morven Robinson Newsreader - Karen McQuarrie Police Officer - Hannah Studd Incidental Music (Almost New - start and end and between scenes, and Rising Tide - start of news reports) by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ This is an original play, written by Andy Harris and set in the midst of the UK Corona Virus Pandemic. The play was audio recorded using in the main Zoom conferencing facilities and it's audio recording capabilities. There are some parts of the audio recording that are worse than others but this is understandable with the limitations of the internet connectivity and recording process. We ask your patience and understanding when listening. All actors were in their own homes, no get togethers at all except on-line. The whole project from play writing to completing this audio performance was achieved in 7 days, and published here on the 8th day. If you are interested further in Wombwell Thespians, please contact us through the website  https://wombwellthespians.org.uk If you are interested in the play, or wanting to talk to the author, please email andyharris@fastmail.co.uk
37:36
April 5, 2020