Teddington Theatre Club
The official podcast for Teddington Theatre Club, a non-professional theatre company based in South London.
Loot by Joe Orton
Nov 8 2021
Loot by Joe Orton
Ahead of Loot going on stage at Hampton Hill Theatre, Christine Wayman interviews the director, Nigel Cole who sets the scene for this glorious black farce from one of Britain’s finest and filthiest playwrights!Teddington Theatre Club's production of Loot takes to the stage at Hampton Hill Theatre on 7-11th December 2021.
Nov 8 2021
Interview with Lily Bevan, author of Zoo and Seven Monologues
TTC's Artistic Director, Lottie Walker talks to playwright and actor, Lily Bevan about our forthcoming production of her play Zoo and Seven Monologues which will be on stage at Hampton Hill Theatre from 6th -10th July 2021. If you would like to book tickets, go to https://www.hamptonhilltheatre.org.uk/productions/zoo-and-seven-monologues
Jun 29 2021
Twisted Christmas - The Shadow
Written by E Nesbit and ready by Sally HalseyThree girls are told a late-night tale of evil, the tragic ending of which hits too close to home.
Jan 1 2021
Twisted Christmas - The Shell of Sense
Written by Olivia Howard Dunbar and read by Heather StockwellFrances has just passed away, but she can't pass over - not quite yet. The story of three people, two living and one supernatural, who are involved in an unusual romantic triangle!
Dec 31 2020
Twisted Christmas - The Real Right Thing
Written by Henry James ready by Danny Wain A widow of a famous author commissions her husband’s friend Withermore, to write his biography. She gives the friend free access to all of her husband’s papers and invites him to use his study to write in, but after some strange occurrences, he fears that the dead author might not wish to have his life exposed.
Dec 30 2020
Twisted Christmas - The Lost Ghost
Written by Mary E Wilkins and ready by Becky Tarry.This chilling tale follows a family that decides to rent a house already known to be haunted. What could possibly go wrong?!
Dec 29 2020
Twisted Christmas - The Raven
Written by Edgar Allan Poe and read by Shana De CarsignacThis is a classic in gothic literature – a tale about a grieving widower tormented by a raven. At midnight, the man hears a tapping on his door - attempting to ignore it, the unidentified source of the unwelcome noise continues to distract him.
Dec 28 2020
Twisted Christmas - The Cold Embrace
Written by Mary Elizabeth Braddon and read by Lydia KennardLovers part and vow to remain faithful, but the romance is shattered by one of them who breaks the promise - and a heart with chilling consequences.
Dec 27 2020
Twisted Christmas - The Signal Man
Written by Charles Dickens read by Andy Smith A macabre tale of the narrator who meets a railway signalman who is plagued by paranormal occurrences - he tells of an apparition that has been haunting him.
Dec 26 2020
Stories from the Prop Fairies!
We talk to Vicky Horder and Jacqui Grebot about the challenges of curating theatre props on a budget. Learn about their hoarding skills, charity shop scouring and the art of crafting.
Dec 23 2020
Creating a play that blends rich verse with physical drama
This episode we speak to some of the creatives behind Pink Mist by Owen Sheers. We speak to Co- Directors, Nigel Cole and Gita Singham-Willis together with Mike Elgey (Lighting) and Harry Jacobs (Sound) on the unique challenges of putting on this production and how this amazing piece came together.
Dec 16 2020
What does is take to be a theatre Production Manager?
We ask TTC members; Linda Hansell, Steve Wayman and Lottie Walker that very question! All three have worked on several TTC productions at Hampton Hill Theatre, so they have plenty of insight to share.
Dec 9 2020
Twisted Christmas on Audiotorium!
Seven ghostly tales to curdle your Egg Nog!
Nov 12 2020
13 Frights of Halloween - The Old Nurse's Story
Written by Elizabeth Gaskell and ready by Dorothy DuffyA seventeen-year-old girl is charged with the care of a young toddler, following the death of the child’s parents. The two are tearfully whisked away to a mysterious mansion where the supernatural reigns with abandon. An eerie short story, with all the ingredients of the perfect gothic tale: an old manor, dark secrets, brooding weather and ghostly goings-on.
Oct 31 2020
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13 Frights of Halloween - Lost Hearts
Written by M R James and read by Steve TaylorA young orphan, called Stephen arrives at Aswarby Hall, the country estate of his elderly uncle, Mr Abney. His uncle is known to have previously taken in other disadvantaged children, but they never stayed for long. A few months after his arrival, Stephen begins to experience some inexplicable and disturbing events, did the other children leave, or did something more sinister happen to them?
Oct 30 2020
13 Frights of Halloween - The Violet Car
Written by E. Nesbit and read by Mia Skytte-JensenA deliciously creepy story about a nurse who is summoned to a farm to help with an usual case, and finds a couple slowly going mad. The Violet Car comes from the author of The Railway Children, but this is definitely one for grown ups only!
Oct 29 2020
13 Frights of Halloween - The Crossroads
Written by Amy Lowell and read by Heather MathewIn this chilling poem, picture a crossroads, a stake and roadside burial. There will be no peace or rest for the living or dead while the stake is there.
Oct 28 2020
13 Frights of Halloween - The Tell Tale Heart
Written by Edgar Allan Poe and read by Harry MedawarAfter committing unprovoked violence, the narrator is tormented by the sound of his victim’s beating heart. What will it do to his conscience and where will it lead him next?Expect insanity, paranoia and psychological contradictions in this classic horror story.
Oct 27 2020
13 Frights of Halloween - The Robber Bridegroom
Written by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and read by Zoe Harvey-LeeA miller's daughter is betrothed to a suitor chosen by her father. The daughter has a bad feeling about this man and when she is finally forced to visit him at home, she learns the terrible truth about her future husband!
Oct 26 2020
13 Frights of Halloween - August Heat
Written by William Fryer Harvey and read by Luke DaxonTwo men, unknown to each other, whose glimpses of the other's possible future suggest that one of them will be murdered and the other will be the murderer.This ghostly tale has an atmosphere of danger, of an accident waiting to happen – it could leave you with many unanswered questions…
Oct 25 2020