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Tricks of the Trade (Let’s Get Gideon Backstage)

6/19/2018
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Let’s Get Gideon, Backstage - Tricks of the Trade Content warning for this season: blood (no bloody violence, but frequent discussion of blood) This crew are genuine professionals. Well, maybe some of them are just lucky. What tricks do they all have up their sleeves? And will they be enough to pull a win out of this mess they’re in? With Ellie Pitkin, Chris Buxey, David Turnbull, and Josh Yard Created and hosted by Matt (@MerelyMJ) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company...

Duration:00:09:52

Let’s Get Gideon, Act Two

6/12/2018
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Let’s Get Gideon, Act Two of Three. Content warning for this episode: discussion of blood, description of a blood transfusion, brief mention of needles They say no plan survives contact with the enemy. As the company finally come face to face with Gideon Gilchrist himself, things start to unravel dangerously… Starring Ellie Pitkin, David Turnbull, Chris Buxey and Josh Yard as themselves Created and hosted by Matt Boothman (@MerelyMJ) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company...

Duration:00:35:56

The Company (Let’s Get Gideon Backstage)

6/5/2018
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Let’s Get Gideon, Backstage - The Company Let’s open the sealed dossiers on our company of (con) artists. What are they good at? How did they get that way? And what are they hiding from one another? With Ellie Pitkin, David Turnbull, Chris Buxey and Josh Yard Created and hosted by Matt Boothman (@MerelyMJ) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers Promo: Chaotic Goodness

Duration:00:26:43

Let’s Get Gideon, Act One

5/29/2018
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Let’s Get Gideon, Act One of Three. Content warning for this season: frequent discussion of blood The only way to get Gideon is through his nutritionist, Maxine McQuaid. Can the company’s cover stories hold up long enough to meet their mark? Starring Ellie Pitkin, David Turnbull, Chris Buxey and Josh Yard as themselves Created and hosted by Matt Boothman (@MerelyMJ) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company...

Duration:00:35:11

The Plan (Let’s Get Gideon Backstage)

5/22/2018
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Let’s Get Gideon, Backstage - The Plan Content warning for this season: blood (no bloody violence, but frequent discussion of blood) Meet Gideon Gilchrist, billionaire arts exclusivist - and Blackshaw Theatre Company, (con) artists extraordinaire. The company surveil their mark and lay the groundwork of their master plan. With Ellie Pitkin, Chris Buxey, David Turnbull, and Josh Yard Created and hosted by Matt (@MerelyMJ) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company...

Duration:00:49:57

Merely Roleplayers trailer 2

5/14/2018
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Merely Roleplayers is a podcast where theatre people play roleplaying games. Created by Matt (twitter.com/MerelyMJ) in association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com). This is a trailer for Merely Roleplayers, which you are very welcome to download, edit into things, and share with people who you think might like our programme.

Duration:00:00:34

Post-Show Q&A (A Town Called Amnesty Backstage)

5/8/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Backstage - Post-Show Q&A Just how much do the company regret not buying that wagon-mounted Gatling gun? And will they want to know the names of all the folks they killed? With Ellie Pitkin, Helen Stratton, Richard Stratton, and Alexander Pankhurst Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers Promo: The Prestige...

Duration:00:29:09

A Town Called Amnesty, Act Five

5/1/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Act Five of Five. Content warnings for this season: gun violence, blood, death It’s deputy vs deputy as the battle of Amnesty escalates. How much of this town’s going to be left, after the law’s done cleaning it up? Starring: Ellie Pitkin as Ellie West-Desperado Alexander Pankhurst as Alex Lawman Helen Stratton as Helen Stetson Richard Stratton as Strat Stetson Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre...

Duration:01:02:41

Signature Moves (A Town Called Amnesty Backstage)

4/24/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Backstage - Signature Moves Just exactly what are these four jokers capable of, push comes to shove? With Ellie Pitkin, Helen Stratton, Richard Stratton, and Alexander Pankhurst Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers Promo: The Space Jam Continuum (www.kaiju.fm/the-space-jam-continuum/)

Duration:00:23:46

A Town Called Amnesty, Act Four

4/17/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Act Four of Five. Content warnings for this season: gun violence, blood, death Cornered in the midst of a conflict they want no part of, the company plans their getaway. But given the situation, that getaway ain’t exactly going to be clean. Starring: Ellie Pitkin as Ellie West-Desperado Alexander Pankhurst as Alex Lawman Helen Stratton as Helen Stetson Richard Stratton as Strat Stetson Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association...

Duration:01:04:43

Frontier Morality (A Town Called Amnesty Backstage)

4/10/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Backstage - Frontier Morality We kept the mic running through our break, as the players debated the best route through or out of this morally stodgy situation. With Ellie Pitkin, Helen Stratton, Richard Stratton, and Alexander Pankhurst Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers Promo: Dames and Dragons...

Duration:00:09:59

A Town Called Amnesty, Act Three

4/3/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Act Three of Five. Content warnings for this season: gun violence, blood, death Enter the rumoured Posse from Purity. They got a powerful hunger for justice and some of ‘em are plain itching for a showdown. Starring: Ellie Pitkin as Ellie West-Desperado Alexander Pankhurst as Alex Lawman Helen Stratton as Helen Stetson Richard Stratton as Strat Stetson Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company...

Duration:00:52:55

The Armoury (A Town Called Amnesty Backstage)

3/27/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Backstage - The Armoury With 100 dead presidents in hand, the company tools up for their trip into town. With Ellie Pitkin, Helen Stratton, Richard Stratton, and Alexander Pankhurst Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers Promo: The Redacted Files (www.theredactedfiles.com/)

Duration:00:15:14

A Town Called Amnesty, Act Two

3/20/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Act Two of Five. Content warnings for this season: gun violence, blood, death The company gets wind of trouble at the tin mine, and learns the law’s a fragile thing out on the frontier; sometimes to uphold it, you gotta undermine it a little. Starring: Ellie Pitkin as Ellie West-Desperado Alexander Pankhurst as Alex Lawman Helen Stratton as Helen Stetson Richard Stratton as Strat Stetson Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In...

Duration:01:04:22

The Stoic, The Sly, The Wild and The Just (A Town Called Amnesty Backstage)

3/13/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Backstage - The Stoic, The Sly, The Wild and The Just The company decides just how wild they all are. Who’s the strong, silent type and who’ll be quick on the draw? With Ellie Pitkin, Helen Stratton, Richard Stratton, and Alexander Pankhurst Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers Promo: Loremasters...

Duration:00:15:44

A Town Called Amnesty, Act One

3/6/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Act One of Five. Content warnings for this season: gun violence, blood, death Four strangers ride on into a town that’s stranger still. They’re on the hunt for a dangerous outlaw - and they might not be the only ones. Starring: Ellie Pitkin as Ellie West-Desperado Alexander Pankhurst as Alex Lawman Helen Stratton as Helen Stetson Richard Stratton as Strat Stetson Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre...

Duration:00:55:01

The Prologue (A Town Called Amnesty Backstage)

2/27/2018
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A Town Called Amnesty, Backstage - The Prologue Let’s start at the beginning for once in our lives. Who in tarnation are these four, and what is it they’re about? (Not sponsored by Bounty.) With Ellie Pitkin, Helen Stratton, Richard Stratton, and Alexander Pankhurst Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers

Duration:00:22:15

Ariadne Backstage - directors’ notes

2/20/2018
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The cast of Merely Roleplayers season 1 - Ariadne - get back together to talk couldas, wouldas and shouldas.

Duration:00:21:53

Five Stage a Rescue, Act Five

2/13/2018
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Five Stage a Rescue - Act Five of Five Content note: child endangerment Just when they thought they were home free, the company find themselves in a desperate race back to the summit, as the storm hits shore and some dangerous goods look set to hit the streets… Starring Ellie Pitkin, Vikki Weston, David Turnbull and Chris Starkey as themselves Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com)

Duration:01:01:01

Five Backstage - Ellie

2/6/2018
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Five Stage a Rescue, Backstage - Ellie Ellie fills in her character sheet and we collectively run the risk of jumping the proverbial goose. With Ellie Pitkin, Vikki Weston, David Turnbull, and Chris Starkey Created and hosted by M. J. Starling (www.mjstarling.com) In association with Blackshaw Theatre Company (www.blackshawonline.com) twitter.com/MerelyRoleplay facebook.com/MerelyRoleplayers

Duration:00:12:17