Series 2 Christmas Special

Johnny faces his greatest challenge yet. He and Betty have to spend the holidays with his family. But something is not quite right at home, and it’s not just the gravy.

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Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, Dead Drunk Detective is here to help you get into the Christmas spirits. All of them. To the very bottom of the bottle.
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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Lizzy Mace – Sarah
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Kate Oswald – Betty
David Simpson – Hugh
Mark Wheeler – Mystery Guest
Leanna Wigginton – Melissa
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Including ‘Scary Jingle Bells’, played by Toms Mucenieks:
Recorded at the Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Series 2: Episode 6 – The Con Test

Johnny’s nemesis has been revealed, and it’s none other than his progenitor, Jacqueline. And with the fate of the entire borough at stake, they engage in a battle of wits… and the loser leaves town. It all hangs on a lost kitten. No, really…

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Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Tuesday in October 2017.
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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Charlie V Martin – A Loch Ness Monster
Kate Oswald – Betty
Sophie Pumphrey – Jacqueline
Leanna Wigginton – Melissa
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Series 2: Episode 5 – Rest in Pieces

Johnny’s sister, Melissa, is back in town, but her timing is rotten. Someone is tearing its victims apart. A legitimate psycho-killer. And Johnny has to find the culprit before the body count increases. And they’ll have to shake down every suspect above and below ground to do so.

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Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Tuesday in October 2017.
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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Johnny Briers – Vince Hampshire
Mark Johnson – Clown
Dan Luxton – Satan
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Kate Oswald – Betty
Sophie Pumphrey – Jacqueline
Leanna Wigginton – Melissa
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Series 2: Episode 4 – Where Wolf

Johnny’s werewolf friend Hairy Potter is back, and more so than usual. Someone has stolen his identity in a very literal and physical way, and it’s up to Johnny to decide which duplicate is the real Hairy. And he’ll need the help of every bartender and vampiric noble in the borough to decide.Dead Drunk Logo 2.4

Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Tuesday in October 2017.
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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Charlotte Kaye – Jo the Bartender
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Kate Oswald – Betty
Steff Prince – Hairy 1/Hairy2/Shapeshifter
Charles Scherer – Count Dracula
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Series 2: Episode 3 – No Body There

A body is missing, and it’s up to Johnny to find it. But Johnny has been found by two people he didn’t account for… his parents. Not even Johnny can escape his parents when they are in town, so he has to solve the case either with them, or despite them. Dead Drunk Logo 2.3

Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Tuesday in October 2017.
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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Johnny Briers – Vince Hampshire
Madeleine Hunter – Witch Doctor
Lizzy Mace – Sarah
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Kate Oswald – Betty
David Simpson – Hugh
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Series 2: Episode 2 – Look Who’s Stalking

Johnny’s being followed, and its by his least favourite of all the monsters of the borough… a child. And not just any child, a ghost child that has the power to follow him everywhere! Will Johnny find the child’s parents, or any semblance of privacy for that matter?Dead Drunk Logo 2.2

Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Tuesday in October 2017.

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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Joe Colgan – Paul T. Geist
Charlotte Kaye – Jo the Bartender
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Kate Oswald – Betty
Natalie Ruginis – Floaty/Ghoulia
Mark Wheeler – Ghost Kid
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Series 2: Episode 1 – Brought to Book

Johnny’s back and Betty is as furious with him as ever. Thank god Igor arrives with a conundrum for Johnny to puzzle out. But all is not what it seems. Especially at… CASTLE FRANKENSTEIN!Dead Drunk Logo 2.1

Recorded in front of a live audience at the Leicester Square Theatre, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Tuesday in October 2017.

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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Mark Johnson – Igor
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Charlie V Martin – A Loch Ness Monster
Kate Oswald – Betty
Steff Prince – Adam, Frankenstein’s Monster
Charles Scherer – Doctor Frankenstein
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at Leicester Square Theatre in London, England.

Reliving Dead Drunk Detective at the Leicester Square Theatre (28th September)

Thursday night capped of our two night-run of live shows at the Leicester Square Theatre with live comedians, a full house of audience and three new episodes of Dead Drunk Detective: Live in the Rotten Flesh!

We had an absolutely marvellous time. Melanie Gayle gave us the giggles, Katie Pritchard wowed us with her dynamism and Bentley Browning brought is gallery of misfits to the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge. Thank you to all of the audience that came along for the show.

DON’T FORGET! The episodes we recorded of Dead Drunk Detective will be broadcast throughout the wonders of iTunes and Soundcloud weekly through October, starting TUESDAY 10th October with a double-bill season premiere!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we’ll be telling you all about them.

But as for the here and now, we would like to thank everyone that was involved in this year’s live productions including:

OUR CAST
Arfie Mansfield
Kate Oswald
Leanna Wigginton
Charles Scherer
Steff Prince
Dan Luxton
Mark Wheeler
Mark Johnson
Charlie V. Martin
Charlotte Kaye
Natalie Ruginis
Joe Colgan
Lizzy Mace
David Simpson
Madeleine Hunter
Johnny Briers
Sophie Pumphrey

OUR COMEDY PERFORMERS
Georgie Morrell
Dante (aka Charlie V. Martin)
Rich Spalding
Melanie Gayle
Katie Pritchard
Bentley Browning

OUR CREW

Brendan Way
Katharine Kerr
Edmund Fargher
Rory Vieyra
Juwel Haque

And a very special thank you to our friends at the Leicester Square Theatre. They are the very best.

And just for good measure, here are some photos of last Thursday’s wonderful evening!

Episode 15: Prison, Brit Pop and Other Brief Encounters

Sketch, Please! takes a breath between Dead Drunk Detective performances to bring you this month’s listener-submitted comedy sketches. Ever wanted to be a gritty police officer but are just too happy? Good! Think you could really do with some quiet prison time? So do we!

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This week we look at everything from relationships to ambition. Plus all the usual (and unusual chatter from our cast? All that and more is included in this month’s Sketch, Please!

Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe on iTunes and Soundcloud. And if you want to be involved in the next episode, check out our Submissions Page!

CAST

Gillian Horgan

Gillian Horgan is from Cork, and trained at Drama Studio London. Theatre credits include: She Moved Through the Fair: The Legend of Margaret Barry at UK Folk Festivals, A Place at The Bridewell Theatre, The Conservatory at The Bread & Roses Theatre as well as one-woman show #nofilter.  Screen credits include: Hungry Dogs, The Wives Did It, Persona Non Grata, The Inner Life of VeronicaWounded, Three, Forget-Me-Not, Camden Calling, Verge, and Black Coffee. Radio credits include: Live From The Get In and Hang.

Dave Chawner
Dave Chawner is an award winning comic, published author and mental health campaigner. He has just returned from the Edinburgh fringe with his one man show C’est La Vegan. For more information, including his gig at The Leicester Square Theatre, go to DaveChawner.co.uk.

 

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Suzie Houlihan is an Irish actor who trained at The International School of Screen Acting (ISSA) London and at The Ivana Chubbuck Studio in LA. She is an experienced presenter, voiceover artist and commercial model. She trained in stand up comedy at hooplaimpro.com performing at open mic nights around London. She also has a degree in Commerce and Law and worked in a city law firm prior to embarking an acting career.

CREDITS

First Day by Brendan Way
JILL – Gillian Horgan
BILL – Dave Chawner

Luggage Restriction by Stephanie Weston
ANNOUNCER – Edmund Fargher
MAN – Dave Chawner
WOMAN – Suzie Houlihan
2ND WOMAN – Gillian Horgan

What A Time to Be Alive by Jasmine Tonie.  Read by Dave Chawmer

Prison by Luke Murray and Christopher Ward
Guard – Gillian Horgan
Prisoner – Suzie Houlihan

Nose Theft by Steve Blair
JANE – Gillian Horgan
SOLICITOR – Suzie Houlihan
JUDGE – Dave Chawner

Write Here, Write Now  by Michael Monkhouse. Read by Gillian Morgan

A Quickie Encounter by Elliot Stewart
Lady – Suzie Houlihan
Gent – Dave Chawner

Hosted by Edmund Fargher
Produced by Katharine Kerr

Reliving Dead Drunk Detective at the Leicester Square Theatre (8th September)

Last night, the Leicester played host to a handful of comedians, a full house of audience and four episodes of Dead Drunk Detective: Live in the Rotten Flesh!

We had an absolutely marvellous time. Georgie Morrell made us laugh and played with our emotions, Dante sprung back and forth for and taught us the importance of home to an exile, and Rich Spalding gave us some spoken word work before revealing the quandaries of a middle-class northerner. Thank you to all of the audience that came along for the show.

DON’T FORGET! We are back at the Leicester Square Theatre on THURSDAY 28th SEPTEMBER to record the rest of the series as well as performances from Katie Pritchard, Melanie Gayle and Bentley Browning, so don’t miss out.

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And just for good measure, here are some photos of last night’s wonderful evening!