Figureheads a radio play inspired by shipwreck

A tale of shipwreck inspired by the ships’ figureheads of the TVLB Watch House Museum

Podcast content

Recorded at the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House Museum

Written by Noreen Rees

Performers

Brendan:  Ray Moore

Lowestoft: Mary Pickin

Fame: Ann Ridley

First of May: Karen Traynor

Rupert: Penny Lamport

Figureheads was recorded in the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House Museum and was produced and directed by Rachel Cochrane for listenupnorth.com for the Culture Bites at North Tyneside Podcast Project sponsored by Arts Council England and North Tyneside Council.

To find out more about the Watch House Museum and the work of the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade please visit www.TVLB.org

Music was composed by Rosie Cochrane with recording and editing by Rolling Audio.

The original bell from the stricken ship Stanley was used to sound the names of the dead

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