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and get to know Heather, Esme, Michael
J Finch and Grand
They want to talk about where they come from and where they are going.
Aren’t we all just trying to find our way home?
GETTING TO KNOW ONE ANOTHER (recording
of the show)
April and July 2008
There were 4 'stages' which were active simultaneously
so the audience could jump between the stages and interact
with the 4 characters by typing through the chat.
review by Helen Varley jamieson for Furhterfiled.org (full
STAYING IN TOUCH (full
Until August 2008
Grand Uncle made a series of radio shows,
during which he interviewed members of our audience, developing the stories
of the 4 characters in collaboration with them.
music: Jimi Hendrix, Lenny Kravitz, Bob Marley and
voices: Doug Leonard as Grand Uncle, Suzon Fuks as Esmé, Miljana
Peric as Gisela, Morehu Solomon as Peter Smith, Scotia Monkivitch as
Kathy, Helen Varley Jamieson as Heather's mum, Elizabeth McBain as Lizzy,
with Tara Rebele and Brynne as themselves.
THE BIG GET-TOGETHER (recording
of the show)
080808 Upstage festival
Interactive play on one stage.
Grand Uncle was on the air at FAQ Radio, fielding calls from
people on the trail of missing relatives, including the missing
Micheal Finch, who may have run off to Australia to meet with
Kathy, or may have been holed up by ex-wife Jenny who wants to declare
him dead and claim the insurance. The radio show unfolded, together
with songs for each of the callers, and line drawings the signified
each of the callers, and sometimes started sliding into each other.
review by Bree Hadley for Australianstage.com.au (full