What happens when the clock ticks past midnight? What causes the inexplicable and supernatural to become all too logical and real? What is hiding just in the corner of your eye, just out of sight? What are THE WITCHING HOURS? An anthology of eerie audio dramas from acclaimed theatre company My Accomplice theatre, performed and recorded live at BATS theatre. (c) My Accomplice 2013, 2014 All Rights Reserved

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Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 30th of May 2014.
Created and written by 
Uther Dean.
Starring Hilary Penwarden, Hayden Frost, Hannah Banks, and Paul Waggott.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.12_-_Rung_Out.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 30th of May 2014.
Written by Alex Lodge.
Created and script-edited by 
Uther Dean.
Starring Hilary Penwarden, Hayden Frost, Hannah Banks, and Paul Waggott.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.11_-_The_Conductor.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 23rd of May 2014.
Written by Alice May Connolly.
Created and script-edited by 
Uther Dean.
Starring Kate Clarkin, Amy Griffin-Browne, Hannah Banks, and Jean Sergent.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.10_-_The_Big_Sleepover.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In the ninth episode of series two, horrific acts in a terrifying lab are brought to light.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 23rd of May 2014.

 

Written by Francesa Emms.
Created and script-edited by 
Uther Dean.
Starring Kate Clarkin, Amy Griffin-Browne, Hannah Banks, and Jean Sergent.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the talent William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.9_-_Conception_Room_Killer.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 25th of April 2014.
Written by Jonny Potts.
Created and script-edited by 
Uther Dean.
Starring Elle Wootton, Hannah BanksAlex Greig and Jonny Potts.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.8_-_The_Graveyard_Shift.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30pm +12
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In the seventh episode of series two, the casual cruelty of children gives way to a fearful reckoning from the depths.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 25th of April 2014.

Written by Hamish Parkinson.
Created and script-edited by 
Uther Dean.
Starring Elle Wootton, Hannah BanksAlex Greig and Jonny Potts.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the omniscient William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.7_-_Sea_Creature.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In the sixth episode of series two, two bumbling graverobbers make a big mistake one that may spell the end for all humanity.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 17th of April 2014.

Created and written by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks, Hilary Penwarden, Alex Greig and Jonny Potts.

Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the glittering William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.6_-_The_Ressurectionists.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 2:29am +12
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In the fifth episode of series two, two star-crossed internet lovebirds find out just how physical a virtual relationship can be.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 17th of April 2014.

 

Written by Alice May Connolly.
Created and script-edited by Uther Dean.
Starring Hannah Banks, Hilary Penwarden, Alex Greig and Jonny Potts.

Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the iridescant William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.5_-_Apple_of_My_Eye.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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The fourth episode of series 2 is a twisty time tale about what happens when you don't listen to your own advice.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 11th of April 2014.

Written and created by Uther Dean.
Starring Paul Waggott and Jonny Potts.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the illustrious William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.4_-_One_is_the_Onlyist_Number.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In the third episode of series two, we meet Loki and Sigyn, a trickster God and his wife bound together, tearing each other apart. With poison dripping down, the stakes raise and raise until something has to break.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 11th of April 2014.

Written by James Cain.
Created and script-edited by Uther Dean.
Starring Hannah BanksPaul Waggott and Jonny Potts.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the beautiful William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.3_-_Loki_Bound.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In the second episode of series two of The Witching Hours, a small document destruction company finds out that their latest job may have wider implications than just the shredding of paper.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 4th of April 2014.
Written by Adam Goodall.

Created and script-edited by Uther Dean.
Starring Hannah Banks, Frankie Emms, Paul Waggott and Jonny Potts.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the glittering William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.2_-_We_Can_Destroy_It_For_You_Wholesale.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:00am +12
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In episode one of series two of The Witching Hours, tensions between the human and dragon races are at breaking point.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 4th of April 2014.
Written and created by Uther Dean.
Starring Hannah Banks, Frankie Emms, Paul Waggott and Jonny Potts.
Scored and recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.
The Witching Hours would not be possible without the support of the innumerable William O'Neil.

Direct download: TWH_2.1_-_Fire_and_Eyes.mp3
Category:series 2 -- posted at: 12:00am +12
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In this excerpt from up-coming Fringe play Citizen Geftwo lonely children write letters to the things haunting them.

The Witching Hours presents Freya and Uther Write Letters (An Excerpt from Citizen Gef)
Written by Uther Dean and Freya Desmarais.
Performed by Freya Desmarais and Chris Swney.

Citizen Gef runs from the 4th to the 9th of February at BATS theatre as part of the 2014 Wellington Fringe Festival and is directed by Bronwyn Cheyne.

The Witching Hours were created by Uther Dean.
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWHP_Freya_and_Uther_Write_Letters.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In which Vampimple discusses love and reencounters that angel.

The Witching Hours presents the fourth and final part of Vampimple written and performed by Alice May Connolly.

Originally performed as part of the 2013 Wellington Fringe Festival.

The Witching Hours were created by Uther Dean.
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWHP_Vampimple_-_Part_4.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In which Vampimple discusses family, pets and cosmetics.

The Witching Hours presents the third part of Vampimple written and performed by Alice May Connolly.

Originally performed as part of the 2013 Wellington Fringe Festival.

The Witching Hours were created by Uther Dean.
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWHP_Vampimple_-_Part_3.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In which Vampimple discusses an encounter with an angry mob.

The Witching Hours presents the second part of Vampimple written and performed by Alice May Connolly.

Originally performed as part of the 2013 Wellington Fringe Festival.

The Witching Hours were created by Uther Dean.
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWHP_Vampimple_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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In which we meet Vampimple and hear of her encounter with an actual angel.

The Witching Hours presents the first part of Vampimple written and performed by Alice May Connolly.

Originally performed as part of the 2013 Wellington Fringe Festival.

The Witching Hours were created by Uther Dean.
Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.
Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

 

Direct download: TWHP_Vampimple_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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We (well, Uther) take a few minutes to celebrate the season by reading and responding to your letters.

The Witching Hours was created by Uther Dean.

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWHP_-_Listeners_Letters.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 12:30am +12
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Every single moment of our lives have been leading up to this.

The Witching Hours presents Panicdotes by Hannah Banks and Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks.

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

 

Direct download: TWHP_Panicdotes_-_Part_Two.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 7:21pm +12
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People asked us to make something for an anthology show about fear. This is what we came up with.

The Witching Hours presents Panicdotes by Hannah Banks and Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks.

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

 

Direct download: TWHP_Panicdotes_-_Part_One.mp3
Category:the witching hours presents -- posted at: 2:07pm +12
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The final episode of series one of The Witching Hours promises to answer every question you've ever had about modern art. As long as all of those questions are based around the supernatural, of course.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 26th of October 2013.

Written and created by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah BanksSam HallahanPaul Waggott, and Jonny Potts.

Recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWH_1.6_-_Portrait_of_the_Artist_as_Another_Man.mp3
Category:series 1 -- posted at: 1:16pm +12
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This fifth episode of series one of The Witching Hours offers you all the joys of medieval fiction: Knights! Monks! Evil from the dawn of time!

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 26th of October 2013.

Written and created by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks, Sam HallahanPaul Waggott, and Jonny Potts.

Recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWH_1.5_-_In_The_Dark_Gardens_of_St_Sinister.mp3
Category:series 1 -- posted at: 8:23pm +12
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In the fourth episode of series one of The Witching Hours, two different twisted little stories are weft into an intricate web of the weird. One, the seemingly simple story of one woman's search for a present for her son. The other a mediation on what it is to be a spider. However could they collide?

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 25th of October 2013.

Written and created by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah BanksPaul Waggott, and Jonny Potts.

Recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWH_1.4_-_Fun_and_Games.mp3
Category:series 1 -- posted at: 9:04am +12
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In this third episode of series one of The Witching Hours, the first manned (and womanned) mission to Mars sets the stage for the oldest and greatest struggle we know, the struggle between husband and wife.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 25th of October 2013.

Written and created by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks, Paul Waggott, and Jonny Potts.

Recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWH_1.3_-_Men_are_from_Phobos_Women_are_from_Deimos.mp3
Category:series 1 -- posted at: 9:59am +12
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In second episode of series one of The Witching Hoursthe dark underside of the SPCA is finally brought to light.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 24th of October 2013.

Written and created by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks, Frankie Emms, Sam Hallahan, and Jonny Potts.

Recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWH_1.2_-_Pride_and_Toxoplasmosis.mp3
Category:series 1 -- posted at: 12:00am +12
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In episode one of series one of The Witching Hours, something funny is about to go down at the Ministry of Fate.

Recorded live at BATS theatre, Wellington, New Zealand on the 24th of October 2013.

Written and created by Uther Dean.

Starring Hannah Banks, Frankie Emms, Sam Hallahan, and Jonny Potts.

Recorded by Tane Upjohn-Beatson (who also composed the theme).

Produced by My Accomplice Theatre.

Supported with funding by Creative Communities from Creative New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.

Direct download: TWH_1.1_-_The_Flip_of_a_Coin.mp3
Category:series 1 -- posted at: 2:04am +12
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