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Minehead Elvis
Written & directed by Crocanapple

Plutarch Black:
Michael Cronin
Hitchard Screening:
Neil Edmond
Dora Anderson:
Judy Norman
Ivy Anderson:
Lorraine Coady
Clve Tagish:
Jonathan Clarkson
Professor Webb:
James Burton
Linda Fortune:
Vanessa Morley
Murray Black:
Rob Crouch
Mrs Fortune:
Judy Norman
Pete Fortune:
Jonny Freeman
PC Fletcher:
Ben Abel
Terry:
Simon Whalley
Mrs Taggish:
Judy Norman
Dave:
Tom Chadwick
Judge:
James Burton
Buford C Moon:
Ben Abel
Jacquie Moore:
Lorraine Coady

Music composed by
Ben Bartlett

"Jacquie I'm Over You" written by Andrew Clarke. Performed by Jonathan Clarkson and Andrew Clarke.

Other Parts by members of the company.

Produced by Andrew Wilks
Sound design by Joanne Churchman.

Recorded at Loud Hailer.

Crocanapple are Rob Crouch, Mike Davis & Simon Whalley

The Legend of Brown Willy
Written & directed by Crocanapple

Plutarch Black:
Michael Cronin
Hitchard Screening:
Neil Edmond
Murray Black:
Rob Crouch
Pete Fortune:
Jonny Freeman
Linda Fortune:
Vanessa Morley
Muriel:
Amy Stratton
Jack:
Simon Whalley
Cyril:
Mike Davis
Blaize Forrest:
James Burton
Dave:
Tom Chadwick
Hannah Badgery:
Harriet Carmichael

Other Parts by members of the company.

Music composed by
Ben Bartlett

Produced by Andrew Wilks
Sound design by Joanne Churchman.

Recorded at Loud Hailer.

Crocanapple are Rob Crouch, Mike Davis & Simon Whalley



 
 
The Paranormalists – Cast
Ben Abell
Ben Abell
PC Fletcher/Builder/
Buford C Moon
Ben Abell studied English Lit and Drama at Sheffield University and trained at Webber Douglas Academy. His most recent work has been for Compass Theatre Company playing the role of ISHMAEL in their recent touring production of Moby-Dick. Other stage credits include Lomov in Chekhov's The Proposal, Bob Cratchitt in A Christmas Carol, and Chief Weasel in The Wind in the Willows - all for Compass. Other theatre work includes A Fine Line (Soho Theatre); Room (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh); Yerma (BAC); Cyrano de Bergerac (Bridewell Theatre); The Immigrant Song (Albany Empire); East, Sweeney Todd, and Bouncers (Brockley Jack). TV credits include Corporal Gill in the BAFTA-award winning Dunkirk (BBC); Doctors; The Bill; Rose & Maloney; Dream Team; and Crossroads!
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James Burton
James Burton
Professor Webb/ Judge
James Burton trained at Mountview Academy and St Mary's University London. His recent theatre credits include Ben in "The Dumb Waiter" (European tour), "Best Of News Revue" (Edinburgh 2005), Mr Toad in "Wind In The Willows" (National No 1 Tour), Horner in "The Country Wife" (Courtyard Theatre), and "Mammon Inc" (Raffles, Singapore).top^
 
Harriet Carmichael
Harriet Carmichael
Hannah Badgery
Harriet Carmichael trained at The Oxford School of Drama. She has since enjoyed work in film, theatre and radio. Theatre credits range from Panto to Shakespeare and include Nora in The Dolls House (Bedlam Theatre), Helen in After the Dance (Cockpit Theatre) and Dina in Pillars of the Community (Pegasus Theatre) and Carol in Shakers for Brute Farce. She played the Secretary in Revolution Film's The Truth about Love (released Feb '06). Harriet recently received rave reviews for her role as Grumio in a UK tour of Taming of the Shrew .

See Harriet Carmichael's acting website here.
 
Tom Chadwick
Tom Chadwick
Dave
Since leaving Central School of Speech and Drama Tom Chadwick has performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh fringe with W H Auden's poem 'The Sea in The Mirror' and with Laboritorium 33 in 'Andromache', both shows receiving five stars from the Scotsman! He has worked with Theatre 28 in their production of 'The pains of youth', Brute Farce in there fast paced production of 'Teechers', toured France with Quorum Theatre companies 'Hotel Plaza Suite'.

He played the lead in 'Loucura' and danced Tango in 'Paper Flowers', both plays with Workhorse Productions and he has toured Europe with 'An Inspector Calls'. This is his first foray into the world of radio. top^
 
Jonathan Clarkson
Jonathan Clarkson
Clive Tagish

Jonathan Clarkson's theatre credits include: The Tyrant in The Second Maiden's Tragedy (Hackney Empire), Presley in The Pitchfork Disney (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford), Polidori in Bloody Poetry (King's Head), Dr Caius in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Tour), Johnny Speight in Of Good Report (White Bear), Caligula in Caligula (BAC), Ethan in Amnesia (Royal Court rehearsed reading), Hare in Burke and Hare (Edinburgh & Tour), Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (Tour) and Les in Bouncers (Brockley Jack).

Television: Phoenix

Film: Sam Jackson's Secret Video Diary (British Independent Film Awards nominee 2005) , The Lake , First to See the Sun , Inside Outside Lydia's Head , and Downtime .top^

 

Lorraine Coady
Jacqui Moore
Lorraine Coady trained as an actor and teacher at Exeter University and lectured in Drama at Bydgoszcz University, Poland as a new graduate. She has devised and performed for companies inc Graeae Theatre, MAC, Catalyst Theatre and GYPT, and was lead devisor in a national tour for the Theatre House, Denmark of Identitat. She performs regularly at Birmingham Rep Theatre, most recently in Transmissions, a new writing festival and for BBC radio drama.

Lorraine is a regular in The Archers (Radio 4), taking over the mantle from Lucy Davis, as the character Hayley Tucker.top^
 
Michael Cronin
Michael Cronin
Plutarch Black
Michael Cronin's numerous theatre credits include: An Empty Desk (Royal Court); Duet for One, Hamlet, Due Process of Law ( Dukes, Lancaster); Hamlet, Jail Diary of Albie Sachs, and Gloo Joo ( Young Vic); Hedda Gabler (Octagon, Bolton); Caesar and Cleopatra, The Prisoner of Zenda, and, The Corn is Green ( Greenwich Theatre). From 1986 to 1991 he worked with the English Shakespeare Company touring the UK, Europe, Japan, USA, India and Australia; All My Sons ( Oxford Stage Company/ Wolsey); Purcell's The Indian Queen with the King's Consort and NYMT at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Schwetzingen Festival in Germany; Hamlet, and, Comedians (The Belgrade, Coventry); Northanger Abbey (Greenwich Theatre); The Merchant of Venice (Salisbury Playhouse); Several classics for English Touring Theatre, Stuart (Derby Playhouse) Richard II (Steven Berkoff) and currently, Hamlet (English Touring Theatre)

Television work includes:
The Sweeney, Fawlty Towers, Marie Curie, Grange Hill, Chinese Puzzle, Midnight at the Starlight, Invasion, Tiny Revolutions, The Gentle Touch, Glorious Day, Bergerac, Poirot: The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Bill, Wycliffe, Tom Jones, Shakespeare Shorts, Our Mutual Friend, Goodnight Mr Tom, The Mayor of Casterbridge.

Films include
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Jesus of Nazareth, Hopscotch, Oliver Twist, Le Petomane, The Captive, Hour of the Pig, Heart of Darkness, The Grotesque, For My Baby, Jeremiah, RKO 281, The Discovery of Heaven.

Michael's first novel
"Against the Day" was published by Oxford University Press in July 1998; and was short-listed for The Angus Book Award. The sequel "Through the Night" was published in January 2003. And his third novel "In the morning..." was published in October 2005.top^
 
Rob Crouch
Rob Crouch
Murray Black
Rob Crouch is co-founder and Artistic Director of Brute Farce Theatre. He has acted in the West End , numerous shabby fringe venues and arts centres, and blink-and-you'll-miss them roles in film and TV.

Other "work" includes Robert Maxwell's floating corpse, dancing with a television for Kiss TV's inaugural ad campaign, a giant squirrel, a monkey on a skate board, chef Alan Bistowe ("no gravy jokes...") in London Bridge , and catwalk modelling for giant jewellery at the V & A for Fashion in Motion . He also designs websites. A bit like this one. top^
 

Mike Davis
Cyril
Michael Davis is a VFX Producer at Darlow Smithson Productions working over a wide range of documentaries and dramas for film and television.

He was previously a Producer of visual effects at Framestore CFC, working on such highly esteemed projects as Walking with Dinosaurs and its sequels and, most recently, Space Odyssey and The Last Dragon.

Michael is a frequent contributor to media and arts magazines and has written numerous short films. top^
 
Neil Edmond
Neil Edmond
Hitchard Screening
Neil Edmond is a writer and actor and one third of Radio 4's The Consultants. He's a regular stooge for Ken Campbell and was involved with his infamous demonstration of anal effluvia at the Fortean Times Unconvention in 2002. The first essay Neil wrote at Secondary School was about being a cryptozoologist and discovering a creature called a 'spital ray' - like a manta ray, but made of spit. top^
 
Jonny Freeman

Jonny Freeman
Pete Fortune

Jonny Freeman graduated from East 15 in 2004 where roles included Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice; Harlow in The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists; Vershinin in Three Sisters; and Milton in Words, Words, Words.

His professional experience includes playing Robin Challoner in Dalziel and Pascoe (BBC) and Moshe in Ashes to Ashes for the award-winning Badac Theatre Company .

Jonny recently completed a short film, Footlights. top^

 
Vanessa Morley
Vanessa Morley
Linda Fortune

Vanessa Morley's most recent work includes Kate in Hunter (Hampstead Theatre, dir. Kelly Wilkinson); Angela in Abigail's Party (Theatre Royal Bath/Hampstead Theatre - No. 1 Tour, dir. David Grindley/Charlotte Conquest); Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Young Shakespeare Co., dir. Chris Geelan); Phoebe in As You Like It for the Old School Theatre Co.; Maria Feletti in Accidental Death of an Anarchist for Brute Farce; Gail in Teechers also for Brute Farce.

TV / Film: Jeweller in Double Time for Tiger Aspect (dir. Audrey Cooke); Marjorie Kempe in The Battle for Britain's Soul for BBC; the obligatory Crimewatch reconstruction. Films include In a Day (dir. Evan Richards); Dead on Time for Beatnik Films (dir. James Larkin); Currently fronting the AA "Tales from the Roadside" ad campaign on all terrestrial and satellite TV channels. top^

 
Judy Norman
Judy Norman
Miss Anderson / Mrs Tagish / Mrs Fortune

Judy Norman is a character actress with numerous TV and theatre credits who has worked in the business for 30 years.   Repertory companies include, Plymouth, Derby, Theatre Clwyd and Salisbury Playhouse.   TV appearances include HOLBY CITY (BBC), PASSER BY (BBC), WITHOUT MOTIVE (Meridian), CASUALTY (BBC) and WYCLIFFE (HTV).  

She has just played Emma Darwin in CHARLES DARWIN'S GREAT ADVENTURE, for Don Productions and the Ealing Comedy classic, THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE, at The Manchester Royal Exchange. top^

 

Amy Stratton
Muriel

Amy Stratton trained in Theatre Acting at Bretton Hall.

Her television credits include Jenny Gibson in Brookside, Davina Dawes in Coronation Street, Shelia King in Courtroom and Linda Burton in Heartbeat. Film work includes voice over for Ong Bak.

Theatre work includes Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Dromio Of Epheus in The Comedy Of Errors for Open Hand Productions. Olga in The Little Dressmaker at The Union, Southwark. top^

 
Simon Whalley
Simon Whalley
Terry/Jack
Simon Whalley is the Design Producer at Framestore CFC whose work includes television, commercials and film. Recent credits include the design and visual effects for Armando Inaucci's Time Trumpet, Man to Man with Dean Learner, Nathan Barley, both the series and the DVD, as well as the design and authoring of a number of other comedy DVDs such as Green Wing, Big Train, I’m Alan Partridge and The Day Today . During his time at Framestore CFC, Simon has been nominated for a primetime Emmy award and a Bafta. top^
 
Ben Bartlett
Composer
An Emmy nominated and Bafta award-winning composer, Ben Bartlett stormed the UK film & TV industry with his memorable and original score to Walking With Dinosaurs. Highly versatile, his music is intelligent, yet highly melodic, equally at ease with writing symphonic scores as well as contemporary, funky scores.

Ben now balances his documentary work with film & TV drama, most notably The Secret World Of Michael Fry, starring Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), directed by Mark Munden, the 6 part BBC comedy drama Absolute Power, starring Stephen Fry, and most recently Conviction, the six-part drama for Red Prod
uctions and the BBC.

Ben is currently scoring the 8 part drama, Ghost Squad, for Company Pictures.top^
 

Joanne Churchman studied sound at University, worked on numerous short films then got first job running with Soho Studios. After a spell in the dreaded transfer department, she started tracklaying animation and documentaries at Marmalade.

Joe has worked on the Bafta winning Yoko Jakomoto Toto for the BBC, Metal Heads and Indira Gandhi: The death of Mother India (also BBC) The Cramp Twins and Mutants for Channel 4. top^

 
  Andrew Wilks, as producer, brought 'The Paranormalists' to the podcast world. Instilling his high production values from 19 years of television experience into the series, the result is truly professional: raising the bar on the quality of podcasts to that of a broadcast programme. An Emmy nominated Editor, he has worked at the BBC and Framestore CFC.

His credits includes Walking With Dinosaurs , Beasts , Sea Monsters, and League of Gentlemen, and has additionally worked on programmes as diverse as One Foot in the Grave , This Life, Casualty, Spitting Image, KYTV, and Dinotopia. A particular highlight being a small cameo appearance in Bob says Opportunity Knocks. top^
 
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