In this episode, our host, Ella Watson-Russell presents two stories which take a look behind the curtain at fiction in film, on TV as well as on stage.
‘Film Study 101’; by the late Mary Manning uses well-known films to reflect on the life of a young man who works at a movie theatre in a country town.
Published in Damaged In Transit by Spineless Wonders, the story is performed by Little Fictions’ regular, Joel Horwood. The second story featured in this episode takes us into the world of TV. It is based on the life of a character from the popular show, Friends. ‘Ross Geller Man’ is written by Patrick Lenton and is published in his collection, A Man Made Entirely of Bats. It is performed by Lauren Hamilton Neill. This podcast version of the episode includes an extended interview with both author, Patrick Lenton and actor, Lauren Hamilton Neill.
Little Fictions On Air is brought to you by Sydney short story publisher, SPINELESS WONDERS. This episode was originally broadcast on Radio 2RPH at 3pm on Monday, 22 October, 2018. It is produced by Bronwyn Mehan and our sound engineer is Kit McCutcheon. Our theme song, ‘Attune’ is written and performed by Annie Vidler.