Category: podcast

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

Sorry, I Love You by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

The true journey of a relationship is never a straight line. One couple, seen from different timelines. We jump back and forth.How could it all go so wrong? It seemed such a perfect relationship, but “the course of true love never did run smooth” as someone famous once wrote. Heartbreaking and so well acted. Written and directed by Danielle LadeStarring: Ashley Shiers as HimDanielle Lade as HerSam … Read More Sorry, I Love You by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Mari by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Mari only wanted an easy life. ‘That’s all I wanted. An easy life and a push-up bra.’ Not much to ask is it. Mari works at the library. Does the cleaning, same as she does at home. That’s how she knows her husband Ron of 45 years will never find the things she hides and how she knows where he keeps his girlie magazines. … Read More Mari by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Ghost Hunt – Spirits With Spirits by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Just when you thought you were safe from ghosts and things that go bump in the night, £5+ #Patreon members get a spooky bonus episode! Imelda has gone ghost hunting on her own. She has all the equipment including her phone, a ball to play with any ghost children and an EMF monitor. And a bottle of gin. Unfortunately drinking gin while wandering around a creaky … Read More Ghost Hunt – Spirits With Spirits by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

No Harm Done by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

It’s almost Halloween so it must be time for a spooky story. And this was certainly spooky. When Elliott starts to tell James about his horrific experiences in his aunt’s apartment in Edinburgh, James is unsurprisingly suspicious. After all, he knows Elliott is not the most trustworthy of friends. But after a while he starts to wonder if it might just be true. Really … Read More No Harm Done by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Explorers by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

It’s all about scientific integrity isn’t it? It’s that simple. But not when it gets personal. Diana is working on a cure for osteo-arthritis when Edith sends out a press release for T7 which has only been tested on mice. It may not even work. But Diana’s husband Henry has other plans for this miracle cure and it’s not exactly how one goes about … Read More Explorers by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Rowena by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Rowena. She just wants to make a phone call. Poor Rowena is getting on a bit. She’s also rather bad-tempered, especially when she wants to call ‘her Colin’ and the phone doesn’t work. Strange, because someone already came to fix it. And she can’t even call the repair man because – you guessed it – the phone doesn’t work. But then someone else turns … Read More Rowena by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Ilsa by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Ilsa – I should like to know more about you. This is a play where you the audience can decide what’s happening. It’s very interesting and in many ways quite sad. I have listened to the views of the actors but here is my take. Please note this is just my humble interpretation. For me this is set at the very end of the … Read More Ilsa by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Real Beauty by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Black Beauty is a kid’s book isn’t it?Student Anna is writing about the mythology of the horse and the absence of the author in literary history. Because no-one cares about female Victorian writers like Anna Sewell.But there’s a real horse in the house. And it’s hungry and distressed. Real Beauty is about as surreal as it gets! Written by Tilly LunkenDirected by Emmeline Braefield StarringGareth Turkington as … Read More Real Beauty by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Would Kafka Kill a Cockroach? by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Cockroaches are people too! And they are kind of cute, don’t you think. Until there is one crawling around your kitchen floor. Then it’s not so cute after all. Not in real life. Anna and Johnson are discussing The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. The topic for Anna’s theoretical essay is whether Kafka would kill a cockroach. But a theoretical cockroach is one thing. A real … Read More Would Kafka Kill a Cockroach? by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Just the Place for a Snark by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic

Welcome to the home of the world-famous Snark. If you are very lucky you may catch a glimpse, but it’s very rare that anyone gets to see it. But not to worry. There are lots of other things to see in this beautiful nature reserve – small animals, insects and beautiful plants and wild flowers. But don’t you go straying from the paths. The … Read More Just the Place for a Snark by Cat on a Piano Productions / Theatrephonic