7 episodes

The world’s largest museum of obsolete technology is threatened with closure unless Hector - its cantankerous, turnkey-operated clockwork curator - can match the popularity of the cutting-edge Uptodateum across the road. Only George - the mild mannered in-house caretaker with the mysterious past - steps up to help him. Does nobody care about history? Will anyone ever get to ride the NHScalator? How will postboxes, leeches and face-to-face conversation be remembered if the Obsoleteum closes its doors forever? Meanwhile, the Uptodateum has its own problems to deal with, as harried curator Biz and her guileless half-hologram, half-robot assistant Phil struggle to keep their enormous glass-and-touchscreen tower constantly up to date. If only they could work out what to do with their ever- increasing mountain of outdated exhibits...?

Hector vs The Future Stuff that Talks

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The world’s largest museum of obsolete technology is threatened with closure unless Hector - its cantankerous, turnkey-operated clockwork curator - can match the popularity of the cutting-edge Uptodateum across the road. Only George - the mild mannered in-house caretaker with the mysterious past - steps up to help him. Does nobody care about history? Will anyone ever get to ride the NHScalator? How will postboxes, leeches and face-to-face conversation be remembered if the Obsoleteum closes its doors forever? Meanwhile, the Uptodateum has its own problems to deal with, as harried curator Biz and her guileless half-hologram, half-robot assistant Phil struggle to keep their enormous glass-and-touchscreen tower constantly up to date. If only they could work out what to do with their ever- increasing mountain of outdated exhibits...?

    Episode 7: Hector Vs. Inevitability

    Episode 7: Hector Vs. Inevitability

    EPISODE 7 - HECTOR VS INEVITABILITY: Hector makes a last ditch attempt to persuade Mayor Pinch to change her mind about funding his museum. Richard Snark forces Biz to choose between her loyalty to Phil and her belief in the Uptodateum. Credits: Hector Vs The Future was created by James Hamilton / Co-written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods / Episode 7 was co-directed by Andy Goddard & James Hamilton / With music by Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson. Hector Vs Inevitability stars David Arrondelle as Hector, Danielle Winter as Biz, Richard Soames as George, Charles Booth as Fake Phil, Beth Eyre as Mayor Pinch, Max Olesker as Richard Snark, Felicks Mathur as Alfie, and James Hamilton as the Swan Murderer. Additional voices by Alex Whyman. The Mariachi band music was written by James Whittle and performed by the Piffling Philharmonic Orchestra. Hector Vs The Future is produced by Stuff That Talks, in association with James Hamilton. The team would like to thank everyone who supported us in making this show, especially those who came to the live recordings. Follow us @HectorVsFuture for future updates on the show!

    • 49 min
    Episode 6: Hector Vs. Childhood

    Episode 6: Hector Vs. Childhood

    EPISODE 6: HECTOR VS CHILDHOOD Hector finally tells George the truth about his mysterious past. Biz is forced to take a day off work. The Obsoleteum attempts crowdfunding. Credits: Hector Vs The Future was created by James Hamilton / Co-written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods / Episode 6 was co-directed by Andy Goddard & James Hamilton / With music by Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson. Hector Vs Job Requirements stars David Arrondelle as Hector, Danielle Winter as Biz, Richard Soames as George, Charles Booth as Fake Phil, Gemma Arrowsmith as Samara, Felix Trench as Maxwell, and Loren O’Brien as Hindsight. Hector Vs The Future is produced by Stuff That Talks, in association with James Hamilton.

    • 39 min
    Episode 5: Hector Vs. Job Requirements

    Episode 5: Hector Vs. Job Requirements

    EPISODE 5: HECTOR VS JOB REQUIREMENTS - George urges Hector to choose a back-up career in case the Obsoleteum can’t be saved before the council’s deadline, and he agrees to get a part time job. Richard Snark offers Biz the job of a lifetime at Pickle Headquarters. Credits: Hector Vs The Future was created by James Hamilton / Co-written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods / Directed by Andy Goddard / Music by Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson / With sfx help from David Cummings of the NoSleep podcast. Hector Vs Job Requirements stars David Arrondelle as Hector, Danielle Winter as Biz, Richard Soames as George, Charles Booth as Fake Phil, Max Olesker as Richard Snark, Loren O’Brien as Asra, John Henry Falle as the Chronicler and James Hamilton as Robert Scott. Additional voices by Richard Soames, John Henry Falle, James Hamilton and James Huntrods. Hector Vs The Future is produced by Stuff That Talks, in association with James Hamilton.

    • 43 min
    Episode 4: Hector Vs. Saving Lives

    Episode 4: Hector Vs. Saving Lives

    EPISODE 4: HECTOR VS SAVING LIVES - George encourages Hector to start giving back to the community, in the hopes that the community might then take an interest in the Obsoleteum. Meanwhile - to thank the town for its support - Biz and Phil unveil a free access HealthWipe machine that can cure any ailment. Credits: Hector Vs The Future was created by James Hamilton / Co-written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods / Directed by Andy Goddard / With music by Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson. Hector Vs Saving Lives stars David Arrondelle as Hector, Danielle Winter as Biz, Richard Soames as George, Charles Booth as Fake Phil, Anna Morris as Megan, Kathryn Bond as Bertha, and Beth Eyre as Mayor Pinch and Claire. Additional voices by Ciara Baxendale, Lucy Farrett, James Hamilton, James Huntrods, Alex Whyman, Charles Booth, Adam Blampied and Luke Booys. Hector Vs The Future is produced by Stuff That Talks, in association with James Hamilton.

    • 40 min
    Episode 3: Hector Vs. The Past

    Episode 3: Hector Vs. The Past

    EPISODE 3: HECTOR VS THE PAST. Hector and George hire a marketing genius to rebrand the Obsoleteum with old fashioned sensibilities. Biz downloads a patch that grants Phil the ability to feel love - but when AI dating site “The Circuit” forces him to choose between “robot” and “hologram”, he starts campaigning for the right to select “both”. Credits: Hector Vs The Future was created by James Hamilton / Co-written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods / Directed by Andy Goddard / With music by Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson. Hector Vs Da Vinci stars David Arrondelle as Hector, Danielle Winter as Biz, Richard Soames as George, Charles Booth as Fake Phil, Adam Blampied as Kyle Dashcumber-Tank, Lucy Farrett as Nancy, Luke Booys as Wes, and James Hamilton as Sir Robert Scott. Additional voices by Alex Whyman, Charles Booth, James Hamilton, Luke Booys, Anna Morris, Richard Soames and Kathryn Bond. Hector Vs The Future is produced by Stuff That Talks, in association with James Hamilton.

    • 47 min
    Episode 2: Hector Vs. Da Vinci

    Episode 2: Hector Vs. Da Vinci

    Hector meets the descendant of Leonardo da Vinci, and enlists her to replicate his hero’s exhibits for the Obsoleteum. Biz and Phil decide that the best way to keep the Uptodateum up to date would be to hire an inventor. Credits: Hector Vs The Future was created by James Hamilton / Co-written by James Hamilton and James Huntrods / Directed by Andy Goddard / With music by Óðinn Örn Hilmarsson. Hector Vs Da Vinci stars David Arrondelle as Hector, Danielle Winter as Biz, Richard Soames as George, Charles Booth as Phil and Fake Phil, Molly Beth Morossa as Carol da Vinci and Tom Crowley as Billy Edison. Additional voices by Lorna Shaw, Beth Eyre, Max Olesker, James Hamilton and Andy Goddard. The lyrics for Carol’s song were kindly provided by Charlotte Repton. Hector Vs The Future is produced by Stuff That Talks, in association with James Hamilton.

    • 40 min

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