A Toon Built Apo Shenanigans - Fantasy Fiction Audio Drama written by Chris Tait. Struggling fantasy fairy book characters journey to find a better life. Suitable for adults & over 14s.
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A Toon Built Apo Shenanigans
Fantasy Fiction Audio Drama written by Chris Tait and produced by Lisa Nicoll.
Inspired by the writers experience of being autistic and feeling excluded from society, it shows something of her view of the world, told from the perspective of struggling fantasy fairy book characters.
Suitable for anyone over the age of 14, the story follows The Butcher, The Baker and The Candlestick Maker who go on a journey in a gravy boat to try and find a better life, and to get away from a place where they always feel they are being judged.
After reading a sacred book about mystical creature Diablo, who escaped to find a better life, they sail across the north sea hoping to find opportunities in new lands, but when they reach the destination of A Toon Built Apo Shenanigans they befriend gatekeeper Pinocchio and are led into more dilemmas and again have a real struggle to be accepted and understood.
An independent production, funded by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland, and is freely available to listen to.
Produced and directed by Lisa Nicoll of In Motion Theatre, the drama features Scottish talent from the Dundee, Angus & Perth area including Susan Coyle (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), Leanne Traynor (Oor Wullie, Dundee Rep), Martin MacLennan, Lewis Winter Petrie (Perth Theatre, Cinderella) and introduces upcoming graduate from Dundee and Angus BA in Acting Jack Mailer.
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