This week we begin a comedy series that may best be described as “Charles Dickens meets The Goon Show.” Written by Mark Evans, more recently known for the TV series The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff Starring Richard Johnson —
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Riel Theatre presents: Bleak Expectations (Ep 1&2)

in Daily Programme, Radio Drama, Riel Radio Theatre, Weekly Programme

by rieladmin on Thursday, 12 April, 2012

This week we begin a comedy series that may best be described as “Charles Dickens meets The Goon Show.”

Written by Mark Evans, more recently known for the TV series The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff

Starring Richard Johnson — Sir Philip (“Pip”) Bin
Tom Allen — Young Pip
Susy Kane — Pippa Bin
Anthony Head — Mr Gently Benevolent; Jeremy Sourquill
James Bachman — Harry Biscuit
Laurence Howarth — Mr Skinflint Parsimonious
Mark Evans — Mr Wyckham-Post-Forburton.…, Thomas’ lawyer whose full name took 20 minutes to say and to whom — since he charged by the hour — “his name was his greatest asset”; Revd Supermarket; Waiter; Dr Cure-Some-By-Chance; sundry boys, gentlemen and chavvies
Sarah Hadland — Lily, Sir Phillip’s daughter
Geoffrey Whitehead — the entire dynasty of various evil families with equally unpleasant names.

This week “A Childhood Cruelly Kippered” and “An Adolescence Utterly Trashed”.

Join us at the Clarendon Conservatory from 7pm SLT on Thursday night or tune in to http://music.radioriel.org/

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