Show Notes 7-12

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RELEASE THE CLOWNS EPISODE 12.

INTRO – Improvised by Martin Hyder

Music – ‘My Adventures’, purchased from SoundDogs.

 

SKETCH 1 – 3D Eye Test

Written by: Phil Whelans

Performed by: Phil Whelans (optician), Marco Chiu (patient)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, 

 

SKETCH 2 – Death at a Funeral

Written by: Joe Clegg

Performed by: Alex Marion (priest), Karen Morden (Janet), Joe Clegg (George), Nick Hildred (French mourner)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Melarancida – monks praying, Pulswelle – church bell at midnight, grimreapr 476 – church ambience, tomchikrec – dress shoes approach, moderate, tferrino – steps castle middle age… all from Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 3 – Baffled

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Kasper Michaels (Jimmy Dipp), Phil Whelans (Master Wong/Final Voice Over), Nick Hildred (Acquisitive Duck), Holly Meechan (The woman who screams random place names), Karen Morden (Social Worker)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Martypinso_dmp009007 – silence, desert, pan14 – foley footsteps desert-boots-sand… all from Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 4 – Olympics

Written by: Alex Marion

Performed by: Jonathan Thake (Dick), Karen Morden (Jenny), Naomi Bonafoux (Heather), Alex Marion (Gavin)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Music: SuperSunday from Freesfx.co.uk

 

SKETCH 5 – Interview Sketch #573

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Kasper Michaels (interviewer), Nick Hildred (interviewee)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

END CREDITS - 

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Nick Hildred

SFX from: Music as start

 

 

RELEASE THE CLOWNS EPISODE 11.

 

INTRO – Improvised by Nick Hildred

Music – ‘My Adventures’, purchased from SoundDogs.

 

SKETCH 1 – Strange Food Names

Written by: Phil Whelans

Performed by: Marco

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 2 – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next 1

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Karen Morden (announcer), Alex Marion (Smug Northern Git)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 3 – House of Dracula

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Marco Chiu (Kevin from the Estate Agency), Nick Hildred (Dracula), Naomi Bonafoux (Drusilla, bride of Dracula)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Maj01678 & MrShadow170 (both walking on carpet) from Freesound.org, Foley Zoom H1 (walking down stairs, footpath and gravel, and opening door)

 

SKETCH 4 – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next 2

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Alex Marion (Smug Northern Git)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 5 – Bed Shop

Written by: Jonathan Thake

Performed by: Jonathan Thake (Salesman), Karen Morden (Claire), Nick Hildred (Dave)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Cally06 (toy store ambience) from Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 6 – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next 3

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Alex Marion (Smug Northern Git)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 7 – The Marshes

Written by: Alex Marion

Performed by: Jonathan Thake (Alfred The Great), Alex Marion (Earl Godwin), Phil Whelans (Earl Egbert), Marco Chiu (Brother Osric), Karen Morden (Aethelfled)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, arnaud-coutancier__walking-in-a-river, inplano__forest-birds-and-mosquitoes2, soundscalpel-com__water-splash, dobroide__20110619-soft-marsh-ambiance, oneirophile__swamp-gas-bubbling, soundmary__splashing-footsteps1, angeliqueperdikes__splash, inspectorj__water-swirl-small-20... all from Freesound.org

 

 

END CREDITS - 

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Nick Hildred

SFX from: Music as start

 

 

 

RELEASE THE CLOWNS EPISODE 10.

 

INTRO – Improvised by Alex Marion

Music – ‘My Adventures’, purchased from SoundDogs.

 

SKETCH 1 – Cowboy Writers 1

Written by: Nick Hildred and Aled Evans (huge apologies for no name check in end credits!)

Performed by: Karen Morden (Jane), Alex Marion (Writer 1), Joe Clegg (Writer 2)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Maj01678 & MrShadow170 (both walking on carpet), Allenistcog (squeaky floor) all from Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 2 – You’re Not Going Out

Written by: Martin Hyder and Phil Nice

Performed by: Marco Chiu (kid) Karen Morden (Mum)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 3 – Cowboy Writers 2

Written by: Nick Hildred and Aled Evans

Performed by: Karen Morden (Jane), Alex Marion (Writer 1), Joe Clegg (Writer 2), Nick Hildred (Lord Squiffy)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, soundslikewillem (typewriter), 170134 (typewriter) both from Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 4 – Jehovah’s Chemist

Written by: Karen Morden

Performed by: Karen Morden (Dolores), Amy Homes (Jessica), Alex Marion (Mr Parker)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Zerolagtime (store scanner beep), suhral (scanner beeping), Cally06 (toy store ambience) all from Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 5 – Cowboy Writers 3

Written by: Nick Hildred and Aled Evans

Performed by: Karen Morden (Jane), Alex Marion (Writer 1), Joe Clegg (Writer 2)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 6 – Contraband

Written by: Alex Marion

Performed by: Alex Marion (Customs Officer 1), Marco Chiu (Customs Officer 2), Nick Hildred (Anthony DuBois)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

END CREDITS - 

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Nick Hildred

SFX from: Music as start

 
 

RELEASE THE CLOWNS EPISODE 9.

 

INTRO – Improvised by Marco Chiu and Alex Marion

Music – ‘My Adventures’, purchased from SoundDogs.

 

SKETCH 1 – Alien Probe on the NHS

Written by: Phil Whelans

Performed by: Phile Whelans (Alan), Karen Morden (Karen), Jonathan Thake (Zenzon)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, KaliseMorrison (scanner beeps), Zerolagtime (scanner beeps) both from FreeSound.org

 

SKETCH 2 – Yabbadabba.com

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Kasper Michaels

SFX from: Music ‘Small Club’ from Freesfx.co.uk

 

SKETCH 3 – Good Morning

Written by: Marco Chiu

Performed by: Phil Whelans (Niall), Marco Chiu (Tom), Nick Hildred (Cody), Holly Meechan (Miss Jenkins)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com, Aidy505 (classroom ambience), 13fpanska-stranska-michaela (school bell) both from FreeSound.org

 

SKETCH 4 – Leonardo

Written by: Alex Marion

Performed by: Tim Keeling (Lorenzo de Medici), Alex Marion (Leonardo da Vinci)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com; Tony Bear (Prize Wheel), Melarancida (Monks Praying), inspectorj (snapping wooden fence)

 

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Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Nick Hildred

SFX from: Music as start

 

 

RELEASE THE CLOWNS EPISODE 8.

 

INTRO – Improvised by Martin Hyder (expert) and Phil Nice (bloke). 

Music – ‘My Adventures’, purchased from SoundDogs.

 

SKETCH 1 - Slasher

Written by: Alex Marion

Performed by: Marco Chiu (Clerk), Nick Hildred (Judge), Karen Morden (Foreperson), Leni Pikrodafnis (Counsel for the Defence), Alex Marion (Slasher)

SFX from: LWDickens at Freesound.org and SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 2 – Adoption

Written by: Phil Whelans

Performed by: Phil Whelans (Brian), Leni Pikrodafnis (Susan)

SFX from: Acclivity at Freesound.org and SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 3 – Loco Parentis 2.

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Kasper Michaels

SFX from: Music – Chinese Te from SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 4 – Sick of It

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Kasper Michaels (Doctor), Simon Edwards (Mr Fraser)

SFX from: Bleachbear at Freesound.org, SoundDogs.com, Foley with Zoom H1.

 

SKETCH 5 – Bank Robbers

Written by: Jonathan Thake

Performed by: Jonathan Thake (George the Robber), Amy Holmes (Claire the Teller), Alex Marion (Old Man), Holly Meechan (Woman on floor)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

END CREDITS - 

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Nick Hildred

SFX from: Music as start

 

 

 

RELEASE THE CLOWNS EPISODE 7.

 

INTRO – Recorded live in Brussels, New Year’s Eve. With help from HerbertBoland at Freesound.org

 

SKETCH 1 -  U-Switch Religion

Written by: Phil Nice and Martin Hyder

Performed by: Phil Nice (Jehova’s Witness), Verity Softly (Gwen)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 2 – No It’s Gone 1

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Karen Morden (Aileen) Phil Whelans (neighbour)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 3 – Catenders Christmas Special

Written by: Simon Littlefield, Alex Marion and Nick Hildred – yes, it really did take 3 of us!

Performed by: Nick Hildred (Male Cockney Cat – probably called Alfie) Alex Marion (Female cockney cat – probably called Michelle), and the Catenders cat ensemble.

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 4 – No It’s Gone 2

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Karen Morden (Aileen), Nick Hildred (Santa)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 5 – War Zone

Written by: Alex Marion

Performed by: Leni Pikrodafnis (Kate), Alex Marion (Robert), Phil Whelans (Colonel Janner), Karen Morden (Tatiana), Amy Holmes (Kirov)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com (incs music) 

 

SKETCH 6 – No It’s Gone 3

Written by: Simon Littlefield

Performed by: Karen Morden (Aileen), Marco Chiu (Bob), Alex Marion (Carer)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

SKETCH 7 – Taking Over The World 2

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Phil Nice (Number 5), Nick Hildred (Number 1), Simon Edwards (Number 3), Verity Softly (Number 4)

SFX from: SoundDogs.com

 

END CREDITS - 

Written by: Nick Hildred

Performed by: Nick Hildred

SFX from: Music as at start