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Radio Elusia Live

5 September
at the London Podcast Festival
a Boundless Theatre podcast production
directed by Rob Drummer
& Robert Awosusi

They’ve asked me to step in, to keep it going for anyone who is listening. Are you listening? Is there anyone out there?

Radio Elusia, a Boundless Theatre podcast production with sound design and original music by father is going live at the London Podcast Festival.  

★★★★★’ Can’t wait for the rest of this series – brilliantly acted, atmospheric sound mixing and design by father and a captivating story’

Apple Podcasts on Radio Elusia

When all communication is sanctioned, you never can be sure who’s listening.  An original scripted thriller about power, protest and pirate radio. Set your dial for a one hour special broadcasting from somewhere in the sprawling city of Elusia. 

Be ready. Be listening. And do not be afraid. This is Radio Elusia.  

 

Venue

London Podcast Festival

Kings Place

Box Office: 020 7520 1490

 

5 September 

Sunday, 1pm – 2pm

Price

Tickets £9.50

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Cast

Joseph Adelakun Season 1

Joseph is a graduate of Rose Bruford College.

Theatre credits include: The Winter’s Tale, Comedy Of Errors(National Theatre), Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Titus Andronicus (RSC), Richard II (Arcola Theatre), What The Thunder Said (Theatre Centre), Boi Boi Is Dead (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Watford Palace Theatre), Back To The Future (Secret Cinema), In the Jungle of the Cities (Arcola Theatre), Whole (20 Stories High), Run! A Sports Day Musical (Polka Theatre).

Screen credits include: Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (Legendary Entertainment), The Mime, Love Bitten (Dan Allen Films),Rosemary Jane (London Film School) and Little Big Planet PS Vita(Sony)

Chantelle Amon Season 1

Chantelle is an upcoming multi-disciplinary actor and writer with an interest in costume design. Her goal is to continue to tell stories with the push for diversity behind the scenes.

Aminita Francis Season 2
Megan Jarvie Season 1

Megan Jarvie is an actor who trained at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts / Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Theatre credits include: Frankie in The Countess (Evcol Entertainment); Princess Rose/Queen Geraldine in Sleeping Beauty (The Big Tiny UK); Assistant Director/Intimacy Director on Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse with BTA); Director and soloist in Songs for Jeremy (Southwark Playhouse); Betty in The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Edinburgh Fringe, Beyond Broadway Productions).

Television credits include: Archie the Inventor’s niece Megan in Balamory (CBBC).

Credits whilst training: Gladys in The Pajama Game (Greenwich Theatre, Mountview Academy), Ado Annie/Dance Captain in Oklahoma! (Mountview Academy); Chris in Carrie the Musical (Mountview Academy); Alex in The Distance (Mountview Academy).

She would like to say a huge thank you to her wonderful friends, her family back home in Scotland and partner for their constant love and ongoing support.

Mary Malone Season 2
Richard McIver Season 2
Valerie Vansovica Season 1

Valerie Vansovica is a British-Russian actor.

She attended the RADA Foundation and is currently part of Open Door, FILM CLUB, Theatre Peckham Company and The Orange Tree Youth Theatre Company. She is currently in rehearsals for “Stuff I Buried In A Small Town” (Mike Bartlett) directed by Toby Clarke, Theatre Peckham and is one of the actors in Ross Willis’ ongoing devised piece at The Orange Tree Theatre.

Pip Williams Season 1

Pip Williams is an actor, writer and director based in London and Cambridge.

A graduate of UEA’s English and Literature degree, he is also the co-artistic director of his own company We Talk Of Horses, who performed their second show “Where Is Ban Ki-moon?” in venues across London last year. He has performed with MoCo Theatre and Somna Theatre, and has written and directed work at the Southwark Playhouse. He is a member of the National Youth Theatre and has worked extensively in making theatre with young people.

Creatives

Rob Drummer Director

Rob joined Boundless Theatre in July 2016 as Artistic Director and become sole CEO in 2019.  Rob leads the organisation including commissioning new work and developing artists and projects as well as leading strategy for engaging young adults across the artistic programme.  Currently working with Arts Council England on the strategic development of the Impacts & Insights Toolkit, Rob is passionate about new ways to innovate around more audiences engaging with theatre and better understanding the impact of the arts on young adults specifically.

For Boundless, Rob has directed NATIVES by Glenn Waldron (2017), CONFIDENCE by Judy Upton (2018) and RADIO ELUSIA by Nina Segal (2020).

Before joining Boundless he was Associate Dramaturg at the Bush Theatre where for three and a half years he ran the Literary Department and was responsible for all playwriting work including the commissioning and development of new plays for production.  He has established partnerships with Playwrights of New York (PoNY), delivered projects with Kudos Film & Television and established a partnership with Drama Centre London and Oberon Books on the ‘Student Guide To Writing: Playwriting’.

Prior to joining the Bush Rob was the first Literary Manager for HighTide Festival Theatre where he supported the expansion of the festival, doubling the number of productions and before leaving the company directed Luke Barnes’ ‘Eisteddfod’ (Latitude), ‘Endless Poem’ (London 2012 Festival) and ‘Perish’ (HighTide & Public Theater, New York).

As a Dramaturg and Director Rob has worked with playwrights at theatres including The National Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Contact, York Theatre Royal and Theatre503. Rob was one of the first recipients of an Artists’ International Development Fund from the Arts Council and British Council and spent time working in South Africa with playwrights and theatre makers at the Baxter and Market Theatres.

Rob is a Board Member for the Bermondsey Business Improvement District, where Boundless are proudly based.

rob@boundlesstheatre.org.uk

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Robert Awosusi Associate Director: Radio Elusia

Robert is a director / theatremaker based in London.

Theatre includes: Personal Statements [rehearsed reading], Background Noise [rehearsed reading] (National Theatre); Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz, Virtue (The Bunker); The Derek Smith Show (Karamel Club); phroot sahlad (The North Wall / Lyric Hammersmith/ Camden People’s Theatre); Lockout, Roost (The North Wall); The Lost (Young Vic)

Associate director:  WE KNOW WHAT WE MAY BE [Artistic Associate](Barbican)

Assistant director: “Daddy” – A Melodrama (Almeida Theatre), Fairview (Young Vic), Let Kilburn Shake (Kiln Theatre), The Slave (Tristan Bates Theatre); The Trial (Young Vic).

Robert is a member of the Boundless Advisory Group and was recently on the Board Shadowing Programme run by Artistic Directors of the Future.

Father Original Music & Sound Design

Father is a music composition and sound-design studio which works on the principle that sound and image should work in tandem.

Founded by Joe Farley and Freddie Webb, Father uses a variety of approaches that bridge musicality and sound design for rich, provocative and emotive sonic landscapes.

wearefather.com

@father_insta

Valerie Vansovica performing on stage in front of a microphone at the London Podcast Festival for Radio Elusia Live. Valerie wearing a grey sleeveless top with her hands in her pockets. © Viktor Erik Emanuel/Kings Place
Joseph Adelakun performing at the London Podcast Festival for Radio Elusia Live. Joseph standing on stage behind a row of microphones, wearing a great sweatshirt and pointing over his right shoulder. © Viktor Erik Emanuel/Kings Place
★★★★★ Loved the first episode, cool to have theatre experience over podcast. Feel like those who enjoyed Blackout podcast will like this too. Apple Podcasts
★★★★★ Can't wait for the rest of this series - brilliantly acted, atmospheric sound mixing and design by father and a captivating story Apple Podcasts
★★★★★ So gripping and relevant! Can't wait for the next episode! Apple Podcasts
★★★★★ Loved the first episode, cool to have theatre experience over podcast. Feel like those who enjoyed Blackout podcast will like this too. Apple Podcasts
Aminita Francis performing as Lenses at the London Podcast Festival for Radio Elusia Live. Aminita is wearing a pink, yellow, black and white camouflage like outfit and is stood behind a row of microphones. © Viktor Erik Emanuel/Kings Place
Pip Williams performing at the London Podcast Festival for Radio Elusia Live. Pip leans in to the microphone with his script in his hand, wearing a dark red button down shirt. © Viktor Erik Emanuel/Kings Place
Mary Malone and Joseph Adelakun on stage performing at the London Podcast Festival for Radio Elusia Live. Stood in front of the Radio Elusia artwork depicting a skyline of high rise tower blocks.
Megan Jarvie performing at the London Podcast Festival as part of Radio Elusia Live. Megan stands behind a microphone and is wearing a green dress, and is stood next to a pop up banner from Boundless Theatre for Radio Elusia. © Viktor Erik Emanuel/Kings Place
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