Geezer Bird

Wireless Theatre Ltd Audio Drama
Wireless Theatre Ltd Audio Drama
Geezer Bird
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4.4/5 - (7 votes)

Geezer Bird by Tash Desborough

A Wireless Theatre Original

45 mins

Erotophobe ladette Sammy (24) is unexpectedly thrown on-air under the mononym ‘Angelique’, where she naively takes on the persona of an audio dominatrix. 

Set in the late 1990s with ladette culture in full swing, and the pre #metoo assumption that all young women are obsessed with sex, this semi-autobiographical audio drama from Tash Desborough hits a zeitgeist nerve, and questions misogyny in the workplace and assumed attitudes on sex and sexiness.

All characters are fictional but events are based on real life.

Suitable for adult audiences 18+

Trigger warnings – Depiction and talk of experiencing indecent exposure, panic attacks, anxiety, sex addiction. 

Geezer Bird is both heartbreaking and chilling.”

Broadway to Vegas

CAST

Sammy – Lola-Rose Maxwell
Bridget – Clare Grogan
DJ Ricky Fisse – Sean Delaney
Jess – Saffron Coomber
Male Callers / Additional Voices – Caleb Obediah & Pete Gold
Idents / Additional Voices Jim Sigee / Tash Desborough / Fiona Thraille / Sarah Golding
incidental music by David Salholm and Get Ghost – find them on Bandcamp
Broadcast Assistant – Fiona Thraille
Theme music – Katie Seaton
Sound Designer – Sarah Buchynski
Producer / Director – Sarah Golding

Attributions:

“Late Night Radio” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

“Parisian” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

“Jingle Bells” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

A special thank you to all of the women and Geezer Birds who shared their experience of misogyny in the workplace for this Wireless Theatre original.

We hear you. You are heard. #ItsNotOk

All characters and other entities appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons dead or alive or other real life entities past or present is purely coincidental. 

Recorded by Jim Sigee at the RNIB Talking Book Studios.

Thank you for listening. If you have been affected by any of the issues in this podcast, please visit any of the following organisations for advice and support: Women’s Aid ,The Conversation, Rape Crisis, No Panic, Mind

Please do share, rate and review Geezer Bird and start conversations inspired by it on social media – feel free to include us in that conversation – @wirelesstheatre on most socials – with hashtags #metoo #ItsNotOk and #GeezerBird #AudioDrama #WirelessTheatre

Email us with any reviews, ideas or thoughts too, and we are accepting script submissions for our next exciting Wireless Original audio drama (Small cast one-offs 20-60 mins, or up to 5 ep seasons) so please send any potential audio gold to  sarah@wirelesstheatre.co.uk

Thank you.

Happy Listening from Team Wireless

Geezer Bird Transcript – Download

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