The Brave New World Of Allaetitia

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0120051128

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

1/5.

The Big Bang

Allaetitia and family are upwardly mobile, upgrading in 1960s Luton.

Moving Day coincides with Bonfire Night, so fireworks, metaphorical and actual, are inevitable.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Bored Librarian/Posh neighbour....Christine Brennan

Fred/Mr Toogood....Alexander Delamere

Arnie....Terence Mann

Directed by Polly Thomas.

0120051128

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

1/5.

The Big Bang

Allaetitia and family are upwardly mobile, upgrading in 1960s Luton.

Moving Day coincides with Bonfire Night, so fireworks, metaphorical and actual, are inevitable.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Bored Librarian/Posh neighbour....Christine Brennan

Fred/Mr Toogood....Alexander Delamere

Arnie....Terence Mann

Directed by Polly Thomas.

0220051129

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

2/5.

The Supersonic Butterware Party

Allaetitia is fascinated by news of Concorde, an aeroplane that will fly faster than the speed of sound and whose costs are spiralling out of control - just like her family's budget.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Librarian/Ida....Christine Brennan

Milkman....Alexander Delamere

Mrs Peaslea....Julia Rounthwaite

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Director Polly Thomas.

0220051129

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

2/5.

The Supersonic Butterware Party

Allaetitia is fascinated by news of Concorde, an aeroplane that will fly faster than the speed of sound and whose costs are spiralling out of control - just like her family's budget.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Librarian/Ida....Christine Brennan

Milkman....Alexander Delamere

Mrs Peaslea....Julia Rounthwaite

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Director Polly Thomas.

0320051130

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

3/5.

The New Self-Service

Mice invade the new supermarket and Allaetitia saves the day.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm/Mr Wise....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Ida....Christine Brennan

Supermarket manager....Alexander Delamere

Mrs Peaslea....Julia Rounthwaite

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Director Polly Thomas.

0320051130

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

3/5.

The New Self-Service

Mice invade the new supermarket and Allaetitia saves the day.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm/Mr Wise....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Ida....Christine Brennan

Supermarket manager....Alexander Delamere

Mrs Peaslea....Julia Rounthwaite

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Director Polly Thomas.

0420051201

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

4/5.

Revolution on Sunnyside Broadway

Allaetitia is enrolled in Madame B's dancing classes.

She hates every minute of it and plots an escape.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival/Gerald....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Madame B/Jean....Christine Brennan

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Director Polly Thomas.

0420051201

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

4/5.

Revolution on Sunnyside Broadway

Allaetitia is enrolled in Madame B's dancing classes.

She hates every minute of it and plots an escape.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival/Gerald....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Madame B/Jean....Christine Brennan

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Director Polly Thomas.

0520051202

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

5/5.

The Horror Movie

When the Sunnyside Civic Society has to cancel its long awaited lecture on The Joys of Concrete, Allaetitia suggests her very own home movie as a stand in - with unexpected results.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival/Gerald....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Ida/Librarian....Christine Brennan

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Mrs Peaslea....Julia Rounthwaite

Mr Belhasset....Alexander Delamere

Director Polly Thomas.

0520051202

(Scenes from a 1960s Suburban Childhood)

By Charlotte Cory.

A comic, exuberant journey into a child's imagination, narrated by Patricia Hodge, as the adult Allaetitia.

It's tough being a Victorian heroine in 1960s Luton.

Cursed with a name no one can pronounce, she cannot spell and everyone likes to make fun of, 10 year old Allaetitia escapes the dreary confines of her life by telling stories.

The stories take on a life of their own - fiction and reality blend, with hilarious results.

5/5.

The Horror Movie

When the Sunnyside Civic Society has to cancel its long awaited lecture on The Joys of Concrete, Allaetitia suggests her very own home movie as a stand in - with unexpected results.

Narrator....Patricia Hodge

Allaetitia....Ellie Sager

Noreen....Janice McKenzie

Malcolm....David Fleeshman

Hortense....Rosie Fleeshman

Percival/Gerald....Ashley Margolis

Radio announcer....Geoffrey Wheeler

Ida/Librarian....Christine Brennan

Mrs Togood....Charlotte Cory

Mrs Peaslea....Julia Rounthwaite

Mr Belhasset....Alexander Delamere

Director Polly Thomas.