A delightful new half-hour comedy/drama radio play!
Elsa is trying to catch her flight to enjoy Christmas working abroad, but her wily old Grandmother has other ideas...
Join Elsa, Mother and Gran for a Christmas hospital visit, not like any other!
Suitable for ages 12+ (Contains mild swearing)
Mrs Helstrop (Gran) - Jenny Rowe
Mrs Dorothy Lewis (Mother) - Pat Garrett
Elsa - Sophie Flack
Nurse Shelton - Fiona MacKinnon
Vicar - Tom Dussek
Silvery Song Santa - Mike Garrett
Written & Directed by Sophie Flack
Sound Engineer - Tom Dussek
Script Consultant - James Alexander Allen
Release Date: Christmas Week 2021
Mrs Helstrop (Gran)
Mrs Dorothy Lewis (Mother)
Jen Rowe is an actor, writer and improviser who performs and teaches improv worldwide, with www.themaydays.co.uk (Happily Never After/Confessions), Impromptu Shakespeare, and The Concept (an improvised concept album).
Her recent theatre productions include: (Online) TSMGO (Henry IV, Pt 2), and several improvised shows. Her recent productions in a nice cosy theatre: Sonya in Afterplay (Rialto), and Dot in Clean (Different Theatre), which won the Brighton Fringe Best New Play Award 2019.
Pat has played lead roles in thirty eight short films, 6 feature films, a pilot TV series, a comedy viral and the trailer for a further feature film. She played Mrs Wilberforce in the stage adaptation by Graham Linehan of ‘The Ladykillers’ at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne and Mrs Vane in a site specific production of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ in Greenwich.
As a Voice Over Artist she has recorded several Audiobooks as well as voicing Professor Jeanne Mareaux - the 2nd lead to the title character in an exciting new Video Game ‘Harold Halibut’ for release in 2021. She’s also recorded two Radio plays for BBC Radio Kent.
- James Alexander Allen
James is a screenwriter/filmmaker, specialising in comedy and the occasional thriller. He was a finalist in the 2020 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards with his feature draft, ‘Brighton Nightlife.’ His debut stage play, ‘The Engagement,’ was performed at the Rialto in Brighton 2018, and the Bread & Roses in Clapham in 2019, both to 5-star reviews. James also offers a script report service.