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HomeBrew: The Fairy Battle of Buckland St Mary

Project

Artist: Mumblecrust Theatre

Title: The Fairy Battle of Buckland St Mary

Format: Audio Adventure

The Fairy Battle of Buckland St Mary is a fantasy audio adventure for the whole family! An epic battle wages between the Fairies and the Pixies. Magic and swordplay clash over fen and field, as, beneath the farmers' very noses, tiny armies meet in deadly battle!

Award-Winning Mumblecrust Theatre weave a mystical tale of a young boy’s encounter with the fairy Prince, inspired by a little-known piece of local folklore, in a podcast to enjoy at home, or rambling over the Mendips or soaking up some sun on Kilve Beach!

Hold onto your hat, as Mumblecrust Theatre drag you through a dense thicket of Somerset Folklore!

Writer: Jonathan Leach
Performers: Anthony Burbridge & Katie Underhay
Editor: Katie Underhay
Composer: Anthony Burbridge

The Fairy Battle of Buckland St Mary - Mumblecrust Theatre

Bio

Mumblecrust Theatre create smart, innovative productions for families and young people. Combining storytelling and music; puppetry and object theatre; history and fiction, Mumblecrust invent and reinvent the weird and wonderful, drawing on stories and legends both well-known and obscure.

As co-Artistic Directors, Katie Underhay and Anthony Burbridge work alongside a number of talented freelancers to create original, compelling entertainment for all ages.

Katie is an actor, puppeteer, designer and voice artist. Since graduating from Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2014 she has toured the UK in children’s theatre, created bespoke puppets and directed puppetry for a number of productions. Her recent credits include Three Little Pigs (Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company), Somerset Charabanc (Wassail Theatre), Under the Frozen Moon (Half a String), Dust (Half Moon Theatre).

Anthony is an actor, composer, director, playwright and sound designer/recordist. Through his work as an actor he began composing and sound designing for stage and screen. His recent credits include: Somerset Charabanc (Wassail Theatre), The Man who Wanted to be a Penguin (Stuff and Nonsense), Merlin’s Apprentice (Kickline), Jerusalem (Civic Players), Murder Plot (Perceptive Creation).

The company has received two awards and two nominations for their work, along with a number of 5-star reviews, performing to families across the UK in theatres, Arts Centres, schools and festivals.

This year, Mumblecrust participated in Strode College’s SofaVision project - Somerset’s digital answer to the loss of this year’s EuroVision Song Contest - winning first prize with our silly original song ‘The Horns on my Hat’!

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