02/01/2005. Contributed by Jessica Martin
The Battered Suitcase Theatre Company presents a pulp SFF tribute in Portsmouth.
CRASH MORGAN AND THE PERIL OF THE LOST PLATEAU
by Ian Wheeler
Turn on the dial, tune in the radio, because Crash is back.
It's the Golden Age of the American Airwaves and a nation thrills to the adventures of its Greatest Son - Crash Morgan, Special Agent F.B.I. Test Pilot and Football Hero!
Can Crash defend Metropolitan City from a Terrifying Trio of Axis Supervillains and will he learn the mysterious and terrifying secret of Radium X?
What terrible fate has befallen Glenn Fairweather's long lost sister Kitty, and to what lengths will Professor Fairweather go to reunite his shattered family?
Will the world famous director Victor Lucakz make Lily Lansdale a star, and will she ever win over the brave and uncomplicated heart of Buddy Brannigan?
And, above all, what terrible fate awaits them all in the dense jungles of the fabled Lost Plateau of Kongala?
Find out by joining the Battered Suitcase Theatre Company as they recreate a fast moving and hilarious pastiche of pulp radio drama of the forties and fifties in the sequel to classic CRASH MORGAN adventures CONQUEST OF THE SPIDER WARLORDS OF MARS and CURSE OF THE LOST TOTEM!
Also, Ian Wheeler's short film Holed Up will be premiering at the 2005 Sci-Fi London Film Festival (http://www.sci-fi-london.com/), screening time to be confirmed.
More details and tickets via:
Friday 14th & Saturday 15th January 2005, 7.30pm Saturday Matinee 2pm.
The Third Floor Arts Centre, Central Library, Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, UK.
Box office 023 9268 8070.
Tickets £6, £5 concessions.
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