Independent Children's Drama: Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too
Friday 18 December 2009
The Independent is offering its readers an exclusive opportunity to hear and download Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too, a new audio drama for children from Made in Manchester/Dark Smile.
It was very very nearly, almost just about the time for Christmas, and far above the birds and the clouds and the aeroplanes - something was coming to earth. Something big and wobbly and incredibly strange...
Meanwhile in an ordinary house, in an ordinary street, Suzie Pugh was getting ready for the holidays, but this was to be a Christmas time like no other. This was the start of a magical adventure for Suzie Pugh... and a monster too.
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 and Arthur Halfbottom
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 in 2010.
Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too is written by Phil Collinge. It is directed by Mike Heath and produced Iain Mackness and Ashley Byrne. The music was composed by Herbie Clarke and Francis M Lynch (for further information go to www.electricvoicetheatre.co.uk The Suzie Pugh and a Monster Too artwork is by Tony Byrne (for further information, email email@example.com
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.
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