Preachrs Podcast OnLine & OnStage is delighted to announce that a revised version of their 2015 Adelaide Fringe smash-hit show, Great Detectives of Old Time Radio Live will be returning to Adelaide direct from its triumphant smash hit run at the 2016 Sydney Fringe.
The 1950s were the golden age of radio drama. Now you can relive 3 classic mysteries live on stage. Be immersed as this show recreates before your very eyes the experience of attending a 1950s radio drama recording, with scripts from old favourites Candy Matson and Yours Truly Johnny Dollar! Join us for an evening of mystery, intrigue and comedy.
This production features a phenomenal cast of Australian actors including, Benjamin Maio Mackay, Eden Trebilco, Julia Sciacca, and Jennifer Barry. Prepare to be taken back to the 1950s in this entertaining, comedic and intriguing historic recreation!
The show features a range of special guest stars who take on a cameo role in the show. The Adelaide guests include; Graeme Goodings (7 News), Markus Hamence (SceneTV) and Mark Oates (State Opera).
Preachrs Podcast OnLine & OnStage has brought Australians critically acclaimed theatrical productions since 2013 and founder Benjamin Maio Mackay shares his excitement at taking this show around Australia. “It resonated with so many members of our audience in the 2015 Adelaide Fringe and I’m ecstatic that we’ll be able to perform this new version to audiences all over Australia. It has the right mix of comedy, drama and history – it really appeals to all ages and tastes.”
“There’s something utterly charming about the radio plays of the 1950s, and this production captures that charm perfectly…Close your eyes and you’re back in the 1950s listening avidly as the latest instalment spirals out of the wireless!” 4 Stars – The Adelaide Advertiser
“Great experience. An opportunity that doesn’t come along often – a trip back in time to the sounds of yesteryear.” – Radio Adelaide
“If you have a hankering to revisit the entertainment of another era, this is an excellent way to do it.” 4 Stars – Rip it Up
“A fabulous show” – The Clothesline
“An entertaining experience” 4 Stars – Adelaide Theatre Guide
Adelaide dates: at Tandanya
28 September 7pm, 29 September 7pm, 30 September 7pm, 1 October 2pm & 7pm, 2 October 2pm & 7pm, 3 October 7pm, 4 October 7pm, 5 October 1pm & 7pm, 6 October 7pm, 7 October 7pm, 8 October 2pm & 7pm, 9 October 2pm & 7pm
Tickets are on sale here:
Watch out for Glam Adelaide’s interview with Benjamin Maio Mackay, Eden Trebilco, Jennifer Barry and Graeme Goodings