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Sat, 12 June 2010
Teenager, Abbie Lefevre, has vanished without trace. When struggling private detective Abe Gunnings is called in by Abbie's mother to investigate her disappearance, he quickly discovers that nothing about the case is as it first appears.
Written and directed by Gary Mepsted, narrated by Nick Green, edited and produced by
Nicholas Green – Actor Profile
Born in Wallington, South London, during the 60s, Nicholas Green has been involved with music, drama & television all his life. Nicholas is involved with media production for over 40 satellite & TV broadcasters with his company TV Media Publishing and now runs local Brighton production company, Driftwood Productions, producing live theatre recordings, comedy, music, drama and film. Driftwood is recently to be found working on a series of short films collectively compiled under the film banner, ‘Driftwood’ due to be released during 2011.
Nicholas is also a keen actor, studying drama at North Kesteven in Lincolnshire. Over the years he has acted in numerous productions such as ‘The Wall’, ‘Of Mice and Men’ and ‘1984’. Moving to East Sussex in the 90’s he further studied drama at ACT Brighton. In 2009 he starred in the ACT production of David Hare’s play, ‘The Blue Room’ as the taxi driver. During 2010’s May Festival he has worked on PPZ Productions’ Henry VIII play, ‘The Royal Informer’. Currently he is appearing in Crimson Horse Theatre stage adaptation of ‘A Clockwork Orange’ and their self-devised play ‘Closure’.
Sat, 6 March 2010
'Death is no barrier to Beatrice and Florence's friendship, but when Beatrice leaves her childhood home Florence is forced to remain in the house, and the future of their relationship is threatened.'
Arabella Gibbins is an actress, singer and songwriter
Arabella studied dance and drama from an early age. She moved to Spain with her family for three years at the age of 13, and during her time there collaborated with a Flamenco guitarist in Jerez to write and record her first album. Arabella returned to Oxford to finish school, before going on to study at Bristol University.
During her time at Bristol Arabella continued to study and perform drama; she also worked in Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Her performances include ‘Laurie’ in Oklahoma (directed by James Page), ‘Queen Ann’ in Shakespeare’s Richard III (directed by Ben Cooper) and ‘Inez’ in Jean-Paul Sartre’s No Way Out (directed by Till Wagner). Radio work includes ‘Hopes and Fears’ by S. Fairburn. Arabella also acted in a touring production of The Vagina Monologues, which was taken to Glastonbury Festival in 2007.
Training and sang with Brighton Goes Gospel and The Sound of the City choirs. She is now the lead singer of Brighton’s up-and-coming band ‘Illustrators’. Arabella performed in Gary Mepsted’s short film ‘The Glove’ which will be screened later this year and is currently working on a one-woman show titled ‘Storms and Strangers’, also directed by Gary Mepsted. She is rehearsing for The Royal Informer, a musical based on the life and loves of Henry VIII, to be performed this summer.
Lucy Mepsted actress
Although she is only 19, Lucy has been acting for many years. Recent productions include 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' for the Shakespeare Youth Festival, 'An Evening with Noel Coward' for the Brighton Festival, 2008, 'Attempts on Her Life' by Martin Crimp, and 'Enjoying Alan Bennett', for the Brighton Festival,2009. She has also recently worked on a short film, 'The Glove'. Lucy is currently in rehearsal for a new musical, 'The Royal Informer' which will debut at the Brighton Festival 2010, and transfer to the Edinburgh Festival. Lucy is also an enthusiastic and accomplished singer and (slightly reluctant) dancer.
Gary Mepsted writer
Gary is a writer, director, broadcaster and occasional actor. He is currently involved in various theatre and film projects (as writer/director). Gary also writes reviews for a number of publications. His full length stage play, 'Two Minute Egg' is now in rehearsal. When he's not writing Gary plays the electric guitar (with enthusiasm rather than finesse), paints, draws, reads voraciously - and teaches creative writing. He also appears regularly on radio reviewing books and discussing matters literary.
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Mon, 9 February 2009
Office Hours by Linda Lewis, narrated by Sandra Ventris, directed & produced by Nigel Killick
This blackly comic story tells of a widow who just about manages to make a living by writing romantic short stories for magazines. She prefers to keep regular OFFICE HOURS, but her family, friends and neighbours take no notice, and are always interrupting her work, saying that she can write at any time of day. One day, after several interruptions, and with her patience and temper stretched to breaking point, Bernard Norton turns up, uninvited, at her door. They had met, briefly, at a writers group. It’s the last straw. With all thoughts of romance gone from her head, she begins to plan a very different plot - this time it’s a murder. chums.
If you wish know more about the author Linda Lewis at http://akacatherinehoward.weebly.com
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Tue, 16 December 2008
Because of financial irregularities in his past, Robbins has been advised to get out of England for a while. As a result he is keeping his head down for a while in Norway.
While out walking one day, he witnesses a crime and also makes a surprising discovery. Because of his past he can’t go to the police, so he decides that a rapid departure from Norway is the safest solution for him.
But was that the right decision? He will soon find out.
Michael MacMahon is both an actor and an author.
In a varied acting career he has most recently been seen on the Bristol stage in “Richard III” and the panto “Robin Hood”. In spring 2010 he had leading roles in three short films: “One More Kiss Darling”, “Old Age Pillagers” and “Warm Fuzzies, Cold Pricklies”.
He was also a voice-over on the TV documentary “Shooting the War”, shown on BBC4 in February 2010. Wearing his author’s hat, Michael writes articles and short stories. He has also recently e-published his first book: a guide to personal debt entitled “Back to the Black: how to become debt-free and stay that way.”
After a 25-year career in the chemical industry, he set up and ran his own training business and then became a media spokesman for a health charity.
Previous publications included numerous articles in trade journals and a technical handbook that was translated into a dozen languages and is still available 20 years later.
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Sun, 18 February 2007
Word Games written by Gary Mepsted and read by Claire Mitchell.