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.

Series 1: Episode 7 – Lost a Bett

Betty’s gone missing and there’s something afoot that Johnny can’t quite put his finger on. The problem is that even as the evidence points toward increasingly sinister deeds, Johnny is drunker than ever. He will need the help of every ally he has in order to save his secretary. Even his sister Melissa.dead-drunk-logo-ep-7
Recorded in front of a live audience, a new episode of Dead Drunk Detective will be available to download every Monday in October 2016.
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Cast (in alphabetical order)
Catherine Haslam – Passer-by
Dan Luxton – Mr Green
Arfie Mansfield – Johnny Stumbles
Kate Oswald – Betty
Mark Tindle – Jekyll/Hyde
Mark Wheeler – The Invisible Man
Leanna Wigginton – Melissa
Crew
Written and Created by Brendan Way
Produced and Directed by Edmund Fargher
Produced and Edited by Katharine Kerr
Music by Tom Hodge
Artwork by Aimee Sajjan-Servaes
Recorded at The Actor’s Temple in London, England.

Episode 02: Theatre, Radio and other Drama – SKETCH, PLEASE!

Episode 2 of Sketch, Please! is here with a bold bunch of fun-loving sketches sent via email from all over the internet.

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Ever wondered how it would sound if the characters recorded the DVD commentaries of their own movies? Have you ever been tempted to call in to a radio station? What do you think of creepy Transylvanian hunchbacks? These are the questions our talented writers have answered in our show!

If you would like to write sketches and perform for Sketch, Please!, head to the Submissions Page where you’ll find all the guidelines, T&Cs and email addresses you’ll need. The deadline for our next episode is Sunday the 28th of February.

You can also rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Soundcloud.

Performers

James Le Lacheur (@JamesLeLacheur) is an actohead15br and improviser most commonly to be found singing to the rafters with Multiverse (@MultiverseImpro). He also recently starred as James in ‘James and the Giant Peach’ at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester.

57Kanan Barot is a regular performer with the Southside Players in plays such as The Calendar Girls and Steel Magnolias. she first joined the company 25 years ago and has been a part of the community ever since. She even met her husband there!

TTalal Hatalal Karkouti is an actor and comedian with his own radio show, podcast and web series, The LIL Show (London Improv Live) where they have guest improv groups chatting and performing every week. He also performs with improv group Panicky Tack.

Credits

Commentary by Luke Johnson.
Announcer – James Le Lacheur
Presenter – Kanan Barot
Hulk – Talal Karkouti
Old Man – Talal Karkouti
Batman – James Le Lacheur
Robin – Kanan Barot

NHS Direct by Mark Daniels
Rachael – Kanan Barot
Kevin – James Le Lacheur

The End of The Play by Daniel Page
Mercurius – James Le Lacheur
Helena – Kanan Barot
Husband – Talal Karkouti
Peasant – Talal Karkouti

Alice Caruthers by Sayde Scarlett. Performed by Kanan Barot

Evil Assumptions by Edmund Fargher
Igor – Talal Karkouti
Mina – Kanan Barot

Doubtful Director by Stephanie Weston
Actor – James Le Lacheur
Director – Talal Karkouti

She Loves The D by Luke Johnson
Michelle – Kanan Barot
Glenn – Talal Karkouti
Jarvis – James Le Lacheur

Hosted by Edmund Fargher
Produced by Katharine Kerr