Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

 

Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

By Joe Landry

Directed by Thomas Dimmick

december 3rd - 5th 2014
Nexus theatre

Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast of the master of suspense's earlier films:

The Lodger

Sabotage

The 39 Steps

 
 

cast

Aaron Vanderkley as
The Lodger: Robert Bunting, Mr Cannot
Sabotage: Ted Spencer, Man 1 at Power Plant, Man on Bus Man in Crowd, Officer
The 39 Steps: Manager, Man 2 at Music Hall, Conductor, Man 2 on Aberdeen Express, Police 1, George, Joe, Dectective, Doctor

Anna Weir as
The Lodger: Newsboy, Ellen Bunting
Sabotage: Power Plant Phone Operator 1, Stevie, Renee, Patron 1, Mrs Jones, Unsatisfied Female Customer at Bird Shop, Newsboy
The 39 Steps: Woman at Music Hall, Pamela Stewart

Cecilia Allen as
The Lodger: Woman, Daisy Bunting
Sabotage: Power Plant Phone Operator 2, Winnie, Woman With Puppy On Bus
The 39 Steps: Annabella Smith, Cigarette Girl, Newsboy, Innkeeper, Waitress, Usherette

Philip Hutton as
The Lodger: Mr. Sleuth
Sabotage: Man 2 at Power Plant, Patron 2, Vladimir, The Professor, Salesman, Bus Collector, Ted's Boss, Talbot, Waiter, Hollingshead
The 39 Steps: Richard Hannay

Stephen Platt as
The Announcer
The Lodger: Coroner, Ticket Seller at the Music Hall
Sabotage: Verloc, Patron 3
The 39 Steps: Mr Memory, Man 1 at Music Hall, Ticket Merchant, Man 1 on Aberdeen Express, Police 2, Driver, Professor Bartlett, Alfred

crew

Director - Thomas Dimmick
Stage Manager - Jessica Serio
Set Design - John King
Set Painter - Ally Snell
Composer - Talen Herzig
Lighting Design - Scott McArdle
Costume Design - Cassee Lazic
Foley Artist - Launcelot Ronzan
Publicity - Karen Hansord
Sound Operator - Kiah Van Vlijmen
Photography - Jessica Serio, Marc Dimmick

 
As a piece of theatre, it was groundbreaking in its blending of elements
— In Praise of Theatre