BrokenCrow in association with Garter Lane Arts Centre and The Everyman Present
The Little Robber Girl
Written and Directed by Theatre Artist in Residency Deirdre Dwyer
Audio Drama Online
BrokenCrow in association with Garter Lane Arts Centre and The Everyman present The Little Robber Girl, a limited audio drama series for children with an accompanying posted pack, written and directed by Deirdre Dwyer.
Being bad is always good when it comes to Mattie – a thief and a trickster from a notorious family of sea-faring bandits! Never one to do what she is told, right and wrong are not straightforward for a girl like her. But, Mattie is also brave and a loyal daughter and this time it’s up to Mattie to come to her family’s rescue. Join Mattie, her little dog Arthur and her new friend Finn as they go in search of Mattie’s missing Mammy…and return with much more than buried treasure. Let the listening adventure begin!
Following the sell-out success of last year’s adaptation of The Snow Queen, BrokenCrow returns with an original spin-off audio series for children, with a set of illustrated note cards, featuring extra exclusive content, to accompany the series arriving in the post. The creative team from last year’s runaway success series returns to bring another unique children’s audio series to you in the comfort of your home.
The Little Robber Girl is created for children 7 years+. The Little Robber Girl’s five episodes will be released every morning from Monday 18 to Friday 22 October, just in time for the mid-term break! Ticket holders will receive a link to the audio series and a posted pack containing five sealed envelopes of beautifully illustrated, specially commissioned cards and story extras inside.
Family Pack: €15
Includes a link to the YouTube channel where each new episode will appear and a package of beautifully illustrated cards, posted to your home. The opening of the sealed cards and reading the message will add another unique dimension to the listening adventure.
Teacher’s Pack: €50
Includes a link to the YouTube channel where each new episode will appear and a posted package of beautifully illustrated cards. Teachers will also receive a limited-edition digital resources pack with curriculum-related activities.
★★★★ “Deirdre Dwyer’s sensitive script … Dwyer’s production adopts the brisk pace of an adventure story… a dynamic cast voice bright-coloured characters met along the way … Released as an eight-part series, the play ingeniously keeps its audience on Gráinne’s trail by posting out sealed messages, one to be opened for each episode. Whether a report about a missing boat or a payoff for a stolen carriage, the dispatches – embellished by a team of excellent illustrators – extend the rich world of Dwyer’s play.” Musings In Intermissions (Review of The Snow Queen)
Cast and Creative Team
Writer and Director: Deirdre Dwyer
Composition and Sound Design: Anthony O’Dwyer
Graphic Designer: Neill MacCann (nmcDesign)
Educational Consultant: Karen Kelleher
PR and Digital Marketing: Aideen Wylde
Producing Support: Amanda Alexander
Printers: DVF Print and Graphic Solutions
Illustrations: Danny Foley, Rory Van Dokkum, Roisin Hahessy, Grace Enemaku and Abeeha Tariq
Starring the voices of:
Jacqui Kelleher as Mattie
Cilian Jacob as Finn
Nicholas Kavanagh as Narrator, Arthur and Seal
Aideen Wylde as the Maureen and Orla
George Hanover as Mags
Michael Power as Sam
Joe Meagher as Mike
Age recommendation: For children 7+ and adults of all ages
Please Note: You will be able to access the Audio Drama online. You will receive your physical pack in the post by the second week of October or up to five working days after you place your order depending on when you ordered it, last date for orders will be October 18th 2021. Your pack will contain 5 envelopes, one corresponding to each of the five episodes. The five episodes will be released by 7.30 every morning from Monday the 18th to Friday the 22nd of October. You can listen every day, save them up to listen to over one session or spread it out over several weeks, whatever works best for your family. The links will stay up and the audio will be available for the next twelve months. (So you can listen again anytime you want!)
TICKET FROM €15
RUNNING TIME 75 MIN (5 X 15 MIN EPISODES)