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Steam Radio

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Steam Radio follows an ill-assorted group of actors rehearsing and then performing a live radio version of “Shortish Encounter” (an affectionate Noel Coward parody). Despite arguments among the cast and technical problems with the sound effects during the broadcast, the performers heroically manage to keep the show on the rails. Well almost.

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SKU: oap035 Categories: , , , , ,
Product ID: 2086

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

One Act

Duration (mins)

45

Male Cast

4

Female Cast

4

Total Cast

8

Synopsis

Steam Radio follows an ill-assorted group of actors rehearsing and then performing a live radio version of “Shortish Encounter” (an affectionate Noel Coward parody). Despite arguments among the cast and technical problems with the sound effects during the broadcast, the performers heroically manage to keep the show on the rails. Well almost.

Cast

HERMIONE:   seasoned ‘old-school’ actors, long-sufferingly married.(Laura Johnson)

GEORGE:   seasoned ‘old-school’ actors, long-sufferingly married.(Dr Alec Harley, Fred – Laura’s husband)

ROSE:   fairly extrovert type, and a chum of Hermione’s.(Mrs Bassett – the refreshment room manageress)

MAURICE:   gay and, with suitable encouragement, can be quite camp. In contrast to his radio play rôle, he is not at all cockney. (Mr Perkins – the ticket inspector)

SUZANNE:   attractive, somewhat emotional, and not long out of drama school.(Iris – the waitress, Dulcie – Laura’s friend, Tommy – Laura’s son)

RICHARD:   rather pretentious and bombastic, and not overly competent.Studio director

TERRY:   a hi-fi and train-spotting enthusiast. Studio sound engineer

CLEANER:   archetypal charwoman. Studio cleaner

Sample

oap35-s.pdf

1 review for Steam Radio

  1. Steve Davies

    Summary Performance History
    1 Amateur Performance 2012
    2# Bristol (June 2013)
    1# Rochester (November 2013)

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