Episode 09: Education, Health and other Complaints – Sketch, Please!

Sketch, Please tackles the big topics this month. Ofsted, the NHS… Princesses? Your sent us your sketches and we brought them to life with a cast of volunteers.

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What pieces of wisdom should we cast aside? How far has “political correctness” spread. And who exactly is the Patron Saint of Hospital Administration? All that and more on this week’s episode of Sketch, Please!

CAST

Liz Peters is a musical comedian and artistic director of The Maydays. She has played numerous acting roles on stage and screen, from Daleks to Tina Turner to a serial killer but her dream job would be to play a mermaid. Seriously.
Jennifer Oliver recently completed ‘The Secret Life of Sally’ at the Southwark Playhouse, Lost Theatre’s ‘Five Minute Festival’ and ‘Write to Right’ at the Pleasance Theatre. She can be seen in the One Festival at The Space theatre in Jan 2017.

img_8919Emmanuel Paul Griffith has been part of the stand-up comedy scene for three years and Sketch, Please! is his first foray in to voice acting. He also has a few dynamite stories under his belt.

CREDITS

National Half Service by Jody Barnard
Lucy – Liz Peters
Gavin – Emmanuel Paul Griffith
Wendy – Jennifer Oliver

Satanist School Ofsted Inspection by David Keenan
Inspector – Jennifer Oliver
Principal – Liz Peters

PC Lapdance by Robert Mills
Bouncer – Liz Peters
Man – Emmanuel Paul Griffith

School Monologue by Michael Monkhouse. Performed by Jennifer Oliver

Industrial Accident by Stephanie Weston
Aurora – Jennifer Oliver
Lawyer – Emmanuel Paul Griffith

Needy Patron Saints by Lucias Malcolm and Jason Jillings
Doctor – Jennifer Oliver
Basil – Emmanuel Paul Griffith
Adrian – Liz Peters
Albinus – Emmanuel Paul Griffith
Intercom – Liz Peters

Produced by Katharine Kerr
Hosted by Edmund Fargher

Episode 01: Dogs, Condoms and other Misunderstandings – SKETCH, PLEASE!

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Episode 1 of Sketch, Please! drops with Christmas cheer as we have recorded the sketches sent to us by you!

Ever wondered what happens when Timmy The Dog goes off the deep end at Enid Blyton? How about the poor soul that had the job of rebranding Midsommer? These are the questions we answer with the help of our talented performers.

If you would like to write sketches for Sketch, Please!, head to the Submissions Page where you’ll find all the guidelines, T&Cs and email addresses you’ll need.

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Performers

Andrew ArmfieldAndrew Armfield (@andrewarmfield on Twitter) is an actor and musician that is also an improv comedian with Improvessional (@improvessional5). He has recently completed a tour with Pinocchio & His Cat playing Pinocchio himself.

IMG_0142Heather Shaw performs with improv group The Pina Colliders, where she plays fun short form games a la Whose Line is it Anyway with her particular brand of aplomb. You can follow her on Twitter at @ladybitsandbobs

Rory HeadshotRory Vieyra is an actor and comedian that is part of the musical improv troupe Music Box (@musicboximprov on Twitter). He arrived having shortly come back from Sweden. he’s the adventurous sort.

 

 

Credits

Timmy The Dog Visits Enid Blyton by Christy White-Spunner.
Enid Blyton – Heather Shaw
Timmy The Dog – Rory Vieyra
Snowy/P.A. – Andrew Armfield

B.A.D. Lawyers by The Pretty Faces
Ethan Roadcross – Andrew Armfield
Woman – Heather Shaw
Man – Rory Vieyra

Midsummer’s Murder by Dave Parton
P.R. Rep – Andrew Armfield
Vincent – Rory Vieyra
Bridget – Heather Shaw

Polar Problems by Stephanie Weston
Smith – Heather Shaw
Jones – Rory Vieyra
Brown – Andrew Armfield

Condom Machine by Chris Paxton. Performed by Rory Vieyra

Mowgli by Ben Ferris and Alastair Faiers
Martha – Heather Shaw
Rob – Andrew Armfield

Don’t Care by Edmund Fargher
Dan – Rory Vieyra
Julie – Heather Shaw

Hosted by Edmund Fargher
Produced by Katharine Kerr