Episode cover of Episode 1: How it Started

Episode 1: How it Started

The Portal by Martin Green

  • 09/22/2020
  • 17 min

About this Episode

MG introduces us to the protagonists of our story - Angela Dixon and George Etteridge MacAskill why he needed them and how he found them. Etteridge is a folk song collector, and Angela is a half-forgotten figure of the 70s.  Content Warning:The Portal contains strong language, references to drugs and alcohol.If you’d like to support the podcast please share with your friends or buy the album here.You can find out more about The Portal and Martin Green at https://www.martingreenmusic.co.ukwww.facebook.com/martingreenmusichttps://twitter.com/Martin_Green__https://www.instagram.com/martin_green__https://www.youtube.com/user/TMGMmusichttps://martingreenmusic.bandcamp.com/SpotifyCreditsThe Portal was written by Martin Green, directed by Wils Wilson with Dramaturgy from David Greig.Recorded by Louis Blatherwick, Sound Design by Martin Green with thanks to Eloise Whitmore. Mixed by Calum Malcolm and Cameron Malcolm. Original music by Martin Green. The musicians were Martin Green, Yasaman Najmeddin, Radie Peat, James Holden, Brìghde Chaimbeul, Kate Young and Adrian UtleyExecutive Producer & Script Editor was Polly Thomas. Produced by Martin Atkinson for Lepus Productions.CastMG: Martin GreenDylan Read: Etteridge, JimAlison Peebles: Angela (Older), Angela’s Mum, Lady HenthorneAnna Russell Martin: Angela (Younger)Adam McNamara: Freddy Taft, Peter, Angela’s DadOwen Whitelaw: Hotelier, TV Presenter, Acid AcademicAmanda Wilkin: Mary, Becca, Traffic WardenJessica Hardwick: HeatherNadia Albina: Jill, Acid AcademicTam Dean Burn: PiperThe Portal was commissioned and presented with Edinburgh International Festival, Southbank Centre, Oxford Contemporary Music, National Theatre of Scotland, Shetland Arts, The North Wall, Bristol Music Trust, MacArts Galashiels and funded by Creative Scotland. Produced by Lepus Productions, in collaboration with Naked Productions See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.