At the Fringe # 4 | The Vaudevillains: murder at the Empire Theatre

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At the Fringe # 4 | The Vaudevillains: murder at the Empire Theatre

The Vaudevillains

James Seager, director of cabaret whodunnit The Vaudevillains, and a malcontent puppet called Fred join us in the studio

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At the Fringe keeps going strong into episode 4, with James Seager from theatre company Les Enfants Terribles talking about their latest show, The Vaudevillains and sharing 15 years worth of Fringe memories, with host Gareth K Vile. Playwright and The List News Editor Rebecca Monks offers up her top tips, and, in a first for the podcast, the team behind Meet Fred bring some puppetry magic to the radio as Gareth meets his match in the form of a two-foot tall bunraku puppet. Musical interludes come from future guests Twist Theatre Company and their musical remake of Shakespeare's MacBeth.

Show notes
00:00:32 – Ben Pettitt-Wade and Fred (Meet Fred)
00:12:36 – Music: 'Get out' performed by Twist Theatre Company in MacBeth
00:13:47 – Rebecca Monks recommends: Kate Tempest, Daniel Kitson Presents …, Teatro Delusio, Young Fathers and Sigur Rós.
00:19:14 – Music: 'It's My Time' performed by Twist Theatre Company in MacBeth
00:20:37 – James Seager (The Vaudevillains)
00:32:27 – Credits and thanks

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At the Fringe is co-created by Gareth K Vile (host) and Annie Kolemen (producer). Music from MacBeth as performed by Twist Theatre Company. Equipment supplied by Subcity Radio.

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