It's 2018, the year that everyone and their dogs have at least three podcasts each, and Katie Pritchard decides there's room on iTunes for one more...perhaps foolishly...but she decides it nonetheless. She decides to call it "The Farce and the Spurious". The show is not about The Fast and the Furious films. A lot of people think this is weird. She can't afford a designer, so she draws a logo herself using watercolour pencils. Which is cool (?).
Katharine Kerr then pops Katie an email to ask if she had a podcast project that she wanted to record. ZINGER! What a fortunate piece of luck!! And so this pair of pals have set off on an epic, very low budget adventure to create a podcast show that invites their favourite people in the creative and performing arts to come along and have a whip of fun for your ears to enjoy!
So, strap in and enjoy the ride as Katharine tries to prevent Katie from pretending to be a book worm...again, and Katie tries to learn the skill of listening both to her guests and her producer at the same time and make a professional chat show.
We talk about everything from getting into the business of creating "art", to how to earn money, to why does no-one understand what a performer's life entails, to how to film a high budget Hollywood movie if you're a kid, to quizzes, to Baroqueaoke (of course), to when is my Mum going to be proud of me, with fun, giggles, incomprehensible chatter from Katie, amazing answers from all of her guests, Katharine's double thumbs ups through the studio window, open writing submissions, poems, sketches, plugs, kazoos, and a whole heap more!!
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A Family Comedy Show
Join freelance historical tour guide, Katie Pritchard, on this whirlwind of an adventure as she takes you on a high-octane tour of her history loving brain*. Katie will bring history to life LIVE before your very eyes with the use of some very catchy music (because singing about history to music is super snazzy), making sure that this show is 100% factually accurate at ALL TIMES just like a real historian, and never ever making anything up, EVER! (Ok, maybe sometimes) Aided by her very high budget hand-made costumes, a flute solo, two raps, and a hunt for the best joke in the land. And you may even get a sneaky peek at her acting abilities as she performs death-defying feats of actory With a whole heap of impressions, dancing, and singing, you'd be silly not to come and join in the fun!
*Brains are cool!
WARNING: Show may contain tsuper tdouper historyness!
Suitable for ages 5-105
"Mind-blowing" (Herts Advertiser)
"Rather Brilliant" (Everything Theatre)
What audiences have said:
"Brilliant, original, unique, funny show!" (London, The Albany)
Merthyr / Edinburgh
Join Katie on her latest adventure in this tidal wave of sketchy, charactery, Musical Comedy fun...Like the most watery of weather conditions, Pritchard is washing over the surf boards of comedy, crashing into the sandbanks of genre, and dropping a sturdy wave onto Musicality.
"Sometimes surreal, often unusualy perceptive, and always original and entertaining" **** (Female Arts Magazine)
"Star of the future" (Notts Comedy Review)
"Nothing short of brilliant" (Pamela Anderson)
"Inventive and Hilarious" (Broadway Baby)
WINNER: Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year 2016
Finalist Musical Comedy Awards 2017
Finalist Bury New Act of the Year 2018
Runner Up Stand Up For Cider 2016
Runner Up Max Turner Prize 2015
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