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!
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!
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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 Veronica, Wounded, Three, Forget-Me-Not, Camden Calling, Verge, and Black Coffee. Radio credits include: Live From The Get In and Hang.
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.
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.
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