Exclusive children's podcast from The Independent

(Ideal for bedtime listening)

In another outing for Suzie Pugh and Monster Too, The Independent is offering its readers a free Easter download for kids as the children’s audio adventure series Suzie Pugh and a Monster too continues with
Suzie Pugh and the Magic Van, starring Coronation Street’s Vicky Binns.

When Suzie Pugh and her friend Smert from the plant Fmerg go for a day out, they are shocked to see a big angry man chasing them. Luckily Smert has a surprise for Suzie - the van is magic and it can take them anywhere!



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...and singalong to the theme music here -





The Cast

Vicky Binns – Suzie Pugh

Vicky is best known for her role as Molly Dobbs in Coronation Street but before she set foot on the famous cobbles for the first time in 2005, she starred in Emmerdale where she played troubled teenager Ollie Reynolds for four years. Vicky is also an experienced theatre actress and has also starred in radio dramas for BBC Radio 4.

Steve Murphy – Smert

Steve has starred in a variety of television, film, radio and theatre with parts in Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Life on Mars and The Street. He can be seen in Channel 4 drama Shameless this year.

Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too is written by Phil Collinge and is a Made in Manchester/Dark Smile Co-Production for The Independent. Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too is copyright of Made in Manchester Limited. The Music is composed by Herbie Clarke and Frances M Lynch. For further information about the music go to herbtracks.co.uk.The Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too artwork is by Tony Byrne (for further information, email tonybyrneartist [at] hotmail.com. The Suzie Pugh song was written by Phil Collinge, composed by Des Tong and performed by Cissy Stone

Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too is a Made in Manchester/Dark Smile Co-Production for The Independent. Further information at www.madeinmanchester.tv and www.darksmile.co.uk.It is copyright of Made in Manchester Limited.

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