An Aberdeen Christmas Carol

A festive Radio Play A festive Radio Play

December 2022
Broadcast on
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Made for and by the people of the North East of Scotland

Ten Feet Tall took over the airwaves with Charles Dickens classic tale of redemption and community. Adapted to the North East of Scotland, this one hour radio drama aimed to get in everyone's living room at Christmas!

Featuring . . .

Fantastic cast made up of local residents, professional actors, community groups and local choirs.

Professional original Sound Design and score to accompany the storytelling.

Musical interludes provided by local bands, performing acoustic covers of Christmas Songs.

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Featured Cast

Kern Falconer

Kern Falconer

Ebeneezer Scrooge

Kern graduated from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. His theatre credits include Venetian Twins, Kill Johnny Glendening, Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Julius Caesar, Noises Off, Merlin, Travesties, Rookery Nook, The Comedians, Hobson's Choice ( all Royal Lyceum Edinburgh) Puntilla, Amadeus, Dracula, Bourgeois Gentleman, Hypo chondriac, ( all Dundee Rep) The Clearing, Reel of the Hanged Man ( Stellar Quines), The Tempest, Mary Rose ( Nottingham Playhouse), A Christmas Carol ( 1 man show, New Perspectives), Clockwork (HighTide), Dad's Army (Calibre), 39 Steps ( Fiery Angel), Paddington ( Polka), Death and the Maiden, (York Royal), Recruiting Officer ( Colchester Mercury), Government Inspector ( Almeida), The Reader, ( Glasgow Citizens), Lanark, As You Like It ( Tag), Life of Stuff, House Among The Stars ( Traverse), Twelth Night, (Brunton Theatre). TV and Film credits include, Outlander, River City, Taggart, Barmy Aunt Boomerang, Band of Gold, In Plain Sight, Mrs. Davis, The Lost King, Wild Rose, Marionette, The Devil's Hour, Macallan ( branded film).

Louise Ludgate

Louise Ludgate

Louise was born in Aberdeen. Trained RCS

For Ten Feet Tall: 'An Aberdeen Christmas Carol' and 'Witch Hunt'.
Louise has worked with a multitude of companies including The Traverse, The Tron, The Sherman, National Theatre, Headlong, Birmingham Rep, The Citizens, Stellar Quines, Lung Ha, A Play A Pie and A Pint, Magnetic North, Paines Plough, The Royal Court, Dundee Rep, National Theatre of Scotland, Vanishing Point, Manchester Royal Exchange, Ten Feet Tall, Suspect Culture, The Bush.

TV and FILM :

BBC: Mayflies, Spooks, River City, Glasgow Kiss, Romance Class, Freedom, The Key, Sea of Souls. ITV: Payback,Taggart, High Times.

Joyce Falconer

Joyce Falconer

Ghost of Christmas Past

Joyce was raised in Torry, Aberdeen and trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

She is probably most familiar to audiences as River City’s iconic ‘Roisin McIntyre’ who recently made a return to the cobbles of Shieldinch. Joyce has featured in three documentaries and has performed at countless Burn's Nights at home and abroad. Recent theatre credits include: Aye, Elvis by Morna Young, Moliere’s Tartuffe adapted by Liz Lochhead (Edinburgh Fringe/Adelaide Festival) Notable roles include ‘Maw Brown’ in Selladoor’s Scottish tour of The Broons, 'Titania' in A Midsummer Nights Dream, 'Jean Guthrie' in Sunset Song, 'Olga' in Chekhov's Three Sisters and 'La Corbie' in Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off (NTS).

She has also worked with Raindog, Citizens Theatre, Tron Theatre, The Arches, Communicado, and Oran Mor.

TV/Film credits include: River City, Taggart, Rab C Nesbitt, Cardiac Arrest 1&2, Finney, Beyond The Bothy, and ‘Linda' in The Hawk.



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