The fourth and final instalment of ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marcus Bazley – our collaboration with Cyphers Theatre Company. Full cast list plus lots of other backstage treats here.
The third instalment of ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marcus Bazley – our collaboration with Cyphers Theatre Company. Full cast list plus lots of other backstage treats here.
The second instalment of ‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marcus Bazley – our collaboration with Cyphers Theatre Company. Full cast list plus lots of other backstage treats here.
The thrilling first instalment of ‘Great Expectations’, by Charles Dickens, adapted by Marcus Bazley – our collaboration with Cyphers Theatre Company. Full cast list plus lots of other backstage treats here.
What a treat – Black Shuck by Duncan Hands, in its entirety.
Rachel Nott – Martha
Alexander Pankhurst – Art
Other voices by Tom Slatter & Duncan Hands.
Ellie and Matt bring you:
- A review of ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star is Born’
- Strat & Alex do Art: Papier Mache
- A taster of the latest offering from our sister podcast, ‘Merely Roleplayers’ – this time, they’re in Space!
- We chat about a new book what we’re in! Check out Dan Weatherer’s latest publication, ‘The Dead Stage: A Journey from Page to Stage‘ – now available on kindle and paperback
- Announcement: as of Feb 2019, we will be ceasing to broadcast our ‘magazine’ style show every fortnight. instead, we will be focusing our energies on producing more audio drama – for more info on this and the fabulous programming we have coming up, to take us to our 100th(!) episode, have a read of this.
This episodes includes…
- The fifth and final episode of ‘Black Shuck’ by Duncan Hands – Art and Martha were reunited, but that pesky fisherman has turned up and could ruin everything! Can Martha see him off before they’re discovered? In this, the final episode of the series, what will happen to Art and Martha out on the Norfolk Marshes? Will they make it back with their loot? Will they make it back at all…?
- Another couple of clips from 2017’s Scare Slam – Big Eyes by Liam Steward-George (performed by Jessica Brindle), and The Watcher by Joseph Willis
- PLUS a couple of clips from 2016’s Scare Slam (so retro) -Lucy’s Tea Party by Molly Beth Morossa, and The Dewey Ones by Ben Whitehead
- Matt reviews Ant Man & The Wasp/The Spy Who Dumped Me
- The Scare Slam – it’s a-comin’! Apply to take part. Tickets now on sale.
- We play a taste of what you can expect from the Scare Slam – a piece from last year’s show, The Fatberg of Whitechapel by Reece Connolly
- We chat about Blackshaw’s mates, Non Zero One and their brilliant project, Put Her Forward
- It’s that time again – Victoria Sadler’s round up of female playwrights at off-west end London theatres this year (Spoiler – representation is still a bit rubbish, boo!)
- The penultimate episode of Black Shuck – Art and Martha heard a seal, and then a pair of glowing, spooky, eyes appeared – but turned out to be the lights of the boat – drop off secured, Martha was left alone…until the dog turned up…so where is Art? And is that dog, just a normal dog?!
Ant Man & The Wasp – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5095030/?ref_=nv_sr_1
The Spy Who Dumped Me – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6663582/?ref_=nv_sr_1
The Scare Slam Tickets – http://bit.ly/ScareSlam2018
The Scare Slam, apply to take part – http://blackshawonline.com/whats-on/
Non Zero One: Put Her Forward – http://putherforward.com/ and http://www.nonzeroone.com/projects/put-her-forward/
Victoria Sadler: 2018 Theatre in Review: Challenges for Female Playwrights Continues – http://www.victoriasadler.com/2018-theatre-in-review-challenges-for-female-playwrights-continues/
Ellie & Matt are on their holidays, so here’s a quick fix of the Blackshaw Arts Hour to keep you going –
Black Shuck Episode 3 – we’ve heard the tale of legendary Black Shuck, and poor old lopsided Rob’s Dad – we basically had the bejesus scared out of us – so, what was that terrifying noise?!
Talking of terrifying, we can now reveal that Blackshaw’s Scare Slam will be back at the London Horror Festival in October! Details here.
Got a scary story to tell? We’d love to hear it.
• – 5 mins max per piece
• – Notes can be used
• – These are solo readings of scary stories or anecdotes
• – You can only submit your own writing
• – We encourage writers to read their own work (but writers can work with an actor if they prefer)
• – No tech – we will provide the spooky atmosphere…
Download a submission form and submit by midnight on Fri 28th September.
Got questions? Just email email@example.com
A night of chilling storytelling
Produced by Blackshaw Theatre Company
Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw’s third annual Scare Slam.
Prepare yourself for a night of chilling tales from both sides of the line of veracity.
Come on down for a scare, or, if you’d like to contribute a story, see below for info.
Listen to previous Scare Slams here: http://blackshawonline.com/blog/category/new-writing-night/scare-slam/
“ranging from peculiar to haunting, with some humour thrown in for good measure” – The Spy in the Stalls
“enjoyable, scary and memorable” – London Pub Theatres
“I was totally engrossed by it. A winning horror story that I wanted to end… for all the right reasons!” – Scare Tour UK