Michael Frayn's Magic Mobile

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0120200513The latest from Frayn's comic genius. Martin Jarvis directs a dazzling ensemble.

Michael Frayn’s comic universe at the touch of a button. Directed by long-time Frayn-collaborator Martin Jarvis. A glittering cast includes David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, Joanna Lumley, Alfred Molina, Adam Godley, Jared Harris, Martin Jarvis and Roger Allam.

"The electronic device so simple even an adult can use it." Half-an-hour of brand new monologues and dialogues, brought to you by the makers of Matchbox Theatre and Pocket Playhouse.

Ever imagined God being interviewed on Desert Island Discs? Or worrying about his image? How does the pharmaceutical industry name its newest drugs? Could shopping for teabags become a political decision? Might Shakespeare be considered an adequate co-writer?

It's all here, and more, in Michael Frayn’s magical entertainment system. No passwords needed to enter.

CAST:
David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, Joanna Lumley, Alfred Molina, Jared Harris, Adam Godley, Martin Jarvis, Roger Allam, Nigel Anthony, Anna-Louise Plowman, Moira Quirk, Matthew Wolf

Writer: Michael Frayn
Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Director: Martin Jarvis
A Jarvis & Ayres production for BBC Radio 4

0220200520Frayn's latest magically funny observations. A starry cast directed by Martin Jarvis.

The latest from Frayn's comic genius. Martin Jarvis directs a dazzling ensemble.

A second folder of entertaining files from genius comic writer Michael Frayn. A stellar cast includes Joanna Lumley, David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, George Blagden, Jared Harris, Lisa Dillon, Martin Jarvis.

Does your heart sink when asked to ‘listen to the following three options’? Enjoy racy promos of the newest versions of a Jane Austen classic! A filmed documentary dares to ask ‘What is Truth?' Why do we get so enraged with the latest technology? And gorgeous young tv personality Melinda Twinkling presents a reminder of old-school viewing.

CAST:
Joanna Lumley, David Suchet, Susannah Fielding, George Blagden, Jared Harris, Lisa Dillon, Roger Allam, Nigel Anthony, Anna-Louise Plowman, Moira Quirk, Matthew Wolf, Martin Jarvis

Writer: Michael Frayn
Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Director: Martin Jarvis
A Jarvis & Ayres production for BBC Radio 4

0320200527Playwright Michael Frayn's masterfully comic ideas portrayed by a stellar ensemble.

The latest from Frayn's comic genius. Martin Jarvis directs a dazzling ensemble.

Just sit back and enjoy Michael Frayn’s magical entertainment, directed by Martin Jarvis. Technical guidance from a star cast, including Susannah Fielding, Joanna Lumley, David Suchet, Rosalind Ayres, Adam Godley, Alfred Molina, George Blagden and Lisa Dillon.

Does your computer ever talk back at you? Or your sat-nav? What happens to the huge sums you pay to your gas company? Your chance to join a new How-to-Write course. Or to hear some commercial Brainwaves. Are you confused about cold calling? Any feelings about Quantum Entanglement?

Frayn reveals all. No keys or buttons to press.

Cast:
Joanna Lumley, Susannah Fielding, David Suchet, Adam Godley, Alfred Molina, George Blagden, Lisa Dillon, Anna-Louise Plowman, Moira Quirk, Rosalind Ayres, Nigel Anthony, Darren Richardson, Matthew Wolf

Writer: Michael Frayn
Producer: Rosalind Ayres
Director: Martin Jarvis
A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4

0420200603The electronic device so simple even an adult can use it. And a sparkling cast.

The latest from Frayn's comic genius. Martin Jarvis directs a dazzling ensemble.

Michael Frayn’s masterful comic ideas, directed by Rosalind Ayres.

No upgrades to install - just click here for God’s new version of the Ten Commandments. Note how a character from a novel can literally jump out at you. Hear how credits now take up more screen time than the production. Observe how Auto-Jeeves, offering a Martini, shows itself to be an indispensable robot. And, from the news studio, witness thunderous reports from Olympus about a surprising reshuffle of the Pantheon.

Cast:
Susannah Fielding, David Suchet, George Blagden, Lisa Dillon, Anna-Louise Plowman, Moira Quirk, Rosalind Ayres, Nigel Anthony, Darren Richardson, Matthew Wolf

Writer: Michael Frayn
Director: Rosalind Ayres
A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4