Thunder’s Mouth Theatre presents a new kind of online theatre, an audio drama podcast.
“Am I Old Yet?” follows the life of 77 year old Helen Docherty, living on her own, except when her family decide to invade her space “to look after her”, or because they want her to fix them. Helen is determined to claim her space as ‘elder’, ‘senior’, ‘crone’ with dignity, honesty and joy. Although the dignity part is proving the most difficult…
This is a Thunder’s Mouth Theatre online performance project, created during the pandemic. We get through a lot of coffee as we are writing, recording and editing the programme. We are all freelance performers, and if you’d like to support us in a small way, you can buy us a coffee here.
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Good question. And also, why did I decide to make Rockhampton (known in Queensland as Rocky) the home of Helen’s sister Marian? Well, it’s a middling-sized regional town on the Fitzroy River, about a third of the way up the east cost of Queensland from the NSW border. You’ll see some lovely aerial images here. […]
This week has been a strange one. It seems to me that the closer we get to the possibility of having no formal restrictions concerning the pandemic, the more people behave as if there never was a pandemic. Happily chatting and sneezing on public transport with no masks and no social distancing, they remind me […]
This week’s episode has Helen chatting via Zoom with another of her college friends. Esme (Essie) has moved to Houston, Tx with her partner BethAnn and it’s clear they both have mixed feelings about Joey’s memoir project. This whole podcasting escapade of mine, creating these characters and exploring their relationships and stories over time continues […]