Category: Cat on a Piano

The Caulder’s Well Trial of 1648 by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

There is a great evil abroad, but it’s not what you might think. A woman sits shackled in a cage waiting for the two witchfinders, March and Dale, to pronounce their verdict. But wait a minute. This woman appears to have done nothing but good. Easing pain and curing illness goes against the will of God, they tell the townsfolk. They are punishments for … Read More The Caulder’s Well Trial of 1648 by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Front Page Story by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Front Page StoryArt doesn’t exist in a vacuum Rookie reporter Abby is working on a story about an affordable homes campaign.But then a carving goes missing from the Franklin Museum. A pine cone carved out of wood. It was stolen in broad daylight during opening hours. Abby has written a story about it which proves to be really popular. Then she gets a mysterious … Read More Front Page Story by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

And The Angels Sing by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Theatrephonic presents:‘And the Angels Sing’“Permission to Land, G-George” ‘What was he like? George I mean?’‘Most of the boys prefer to call me Skipper or Skip,’ he told us. ‘None of this Sir. All first names on my plane.’ George was only 26 years old. ‘What did they mean by angels, daddy?’Don’t get any romantic illusions. These bombers were built to stop the Germans. And … Read More And The Angels Sing by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Every Parent’s Dream by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Every parent’s dream – the perfect teenager… ‘I ain’t saying it was perfect here in Happy Valley. Then they came across the water. They were a bit different….a bit ‘creepy.’ Where did Frank and Audrey go wrong? They read all the books. How to be perfect parents. Raise the perfect son. Now Audrey is terrified when Sammy comes through the door. He drinks and … Read More Every Parent’s Dream by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Dead Medieval Princess by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Dead Medieval Princess – “she died 700 years ago!” Kate wants her essay to show how personal and political lives merged in Medieval Portugal. But she can’t find any information about a dead princess or that anyone tried to pursue justice. She was murdered by her husband who faced no repercussions. We move to today – at crimes motivated by misogyny. How can we … Read More Dead Medieval Princess by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Tiny Tears by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Tiny Tears – it’s not just about a doll. Barbara is on life support. Her sister is talking to her even though presumably she can’t hear her. ‘I’ve always been trim,’ she says, not like you, Barbara, and our sister Sheila was always too thin. She tells her about finding Tiny Tears. Alice was the youngest – too young to appreciate a doll that … Read More Tiny Tears by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Gnomes: A Newstime Broadcast by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

This is a news broadcast from Martha Weedy: ‘Are squirrels taking over the world’ is the first report in this weird and wonderful broadcast. (I hope so. I’m a huge squirrel fan and have just returned from three days on Brownsea Island – a red squirrel sanctuary off the coast of Dorset). A riot caused by a wool shortage has led to a street … Read More Gnomes: A Newstime Broadcast by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

En Attendant Dogo by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

The Rule of Two A and B are discussing everything from fast food and capitalism to conspiracy theories. They are on a shift wondering why it’s taking so much longer than usual. We don’t know what they are looking out for. They have never seen anything. They don’t know what’s out there, if there is anything. They don’t even know each other’s names. They … Read More En Attendant Dogo by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Dear Past-Self by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

An exploration into hindsight and mental health. I’m not going to comment or review. Please just listen. This episode contains discussion of depression and suicide. It may not be suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised. If you feel like you need help, please reach out. A list of UK based help services are listed below.** It also contains a public Q & … Read More Dear Past-Self by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Art History by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

This Friday 31st Theatrephonic round up their Christmas series with the perfect piece to end the year. ‘Art History’ For her end of term Art History module, Saskia wants Lisa to examine a work of art in her house or a painting to which she feels a connection. But Lisa is struggling to be objective. The painting she has chosen is the last one … Read More Art History by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Sweet Singing in the Choir by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Here is a special minisode for you this Friday (Christmas Eve)‘Sweet Singing in the Choir’A Christmas Case It’s our friend DI Arthur Meadowes and his long-suffering wife Deirdre again with another exciting tale of burglary and carol singing. Deirdre needs to practice her singing but Arthur has a case to crack. How will it all turn out? I love this pair – I hope … Read More Sweet Singing in the Choir by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Christmas at No 5 by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Merry Christmas!It’s the season of giving with ‘Christmas at No. 5’Friends are the family you choose. Four people (and one child) living in a block of flats in separate apartments. They speak to each other occasionally, even know each other’s names, but they never socialise, never even borrow the sugar or drop in for a cup of tea. Well it’s hard to admit you … Read More Christmas at No 5 by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic