DIGITAL STAGE and WOMBWELL THESPIANS have produced a set of audio recorded plays written by Digital Stage co-founder Andy Harris. These audio dramas are based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups latest play. This is in several chapters to be released during the last quarter of 2020.

All episodes released so far are shown below with direct link to listen to on Spotify – other Podcast platforms are available. The audio dramas are released as Podcasts and are hosted at Anchor Podcasts https://anchor.fm/wombwell-thespians

The chapters released so far are:-
1 – Stage Fright – released late 2020
2 – Stage Left – released 11 Jan 2021
3 – Direct Action – released 20 Jan 2021
4 – Legal Drama – released 20 Feb 2021

The chapters coming soon are:-
5 – Drama – due mid-Mar
6 – Centre Stage – due mid-Mar
7 – After Show Theatrics – due end Mar

“Drama the audience doesn’t get to see or hear!”

UPSTAGED – Chapter 1 – 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
Running Time: 12 Minutes

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

UPSTAGED – Chapter 2 – Stage Left

Upstaged is a new set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups’s latest play. This second story introduces many more of the cast members, especially concentrating on Frank, who has a much higher opinion of himself than everyone else…

ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING – PRODUCED 10 JAN 2021
Written by Andy Harris
Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris
Running Time: 10.5 Minutes

CAST

Frank – Joe Thomas
Mary – Hannah Studd
Sheila – Andrea Claire
Roland – Brett Barnett

Sarah – Karen MacQuarrie
Karen – 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 being 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

UPSTAGED – Chapter 3 – Direct Action

Upstaged is a new set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups’s latest play. This third story gives us the theatre critic, Barbara Straight, visiting the opening night and disucssing 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
Running Time: 11 Minutes

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 and over the Zoom conferencing system at various times with all the parts then being 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

UPSTAGED – Chapter 4 – Legal Drama

Upstaged is a new set of audio dramas based around the opening night of an Am Dram groups’s latest play. This fourth chapter sees Frank getting an unwelcome and unexpected visit from a solicitor with some news regarding a previous encounter with a woman.

ORIGINAL AUDIO CAST RECORDING – PRODUCED 20 FEB 2021
Written by Joe Thomas & Andy Harris
Directed, edited and produced by Andy Harris
Running Time: 10 Minutes

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 and over the Zoom conferencing system in 2021 at various times with all the parts then being 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