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By Newgate Productions, Aug 29 2012 06:21PM

It's been a busy month for The Monster Hunters. 1st August saw the release of the last episode of the current series, The Powers of Lord Greg. With the show now complete, you can download all the episodes from our On Audio page, as well as being able to stream them from the Episodes page. We've also added a player to our facebook page, so there are now more ways to listen to The Monster Hunters.


The 4th and 5th saw the return of our live show, this time performed as part of the Camden Fringe. Despite competition from some sports event that was also taking place in London, we managed to gain a pretty respectable audience, and positive reviews from The Spooky Isles and Broadway Baby. They singled out Simon Kane's Count Orloff, describing him as 'such a brilliant pastiche of stock evil vampire that you can do nothing but enjoy it!'.


You may also have caught Simon at the Edinburgh Fringe, recording an episode of John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme. If you've not yet heard this, it's still available on the BBC iPlayer.


Peter Davis and Laura Marshall were back at the Camden Fringe later in the month, appearing on the live edition of the movie podcast Screen 3. You can listen to this episode from their download page here.



By Newgate Productions, Aug 15 2012 08:00AM

Two of The Monster Hunters cast are returning to the Camden Fringe this weekend.


Peter Davis (Lorrimer Chestefield) and Laura Marshall (Suki/Tanya and many others) will be joining the panel of movie podcast Screen 3 to discuss the weeks' latest film releases and much more in front of a live audience at the Pirate Castle, Oval Road, Camden.


You can book tickets here, and listen to the latest episodes from screen3.co.uk.



By Newgate Productions, Aug 14 2012 12:21PM

UK horror website The Spooky Isles came to see The Monster Hunters' recent Camden Fringe show and published their thoughts over at thespookyisles.com.


Reviewer David Saunderson said, 'The clever word-plays and wonderful references to the world of 70s horror couldn’t help but raise a laugh from the audience.'


You can read the full review here, and check out the website for more horror related reviews and features.



By Newgate Productions, Aug 2 2012 08:32AM

The first audio series of The Monster Hunters is now complete and online, but there's still more to look forward to, as Roy and Lorrimer are back on stage this weekend at the Camden Fringe.


The Monster Hunters Live is on stage at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden High Street on the 4th and 5th August at 9pm. Tickets are only £10 (£8 concessions). You can book tickets here.


There's more information on the stage show at our On Stage page and at the Camden Fringe website. You can also find details of buses and trains, as well as a helpful TfL journey planner on the Etcetera Theatre website.


So why not come along and say hello?


By Newgate Productions, Jun 15 2012 07:30AM

We are pleased to announce that The Monster Hunters stage show will be returning this summer as part of the Camden Fringe.


'It's great to be able to bring Roy and Lorrimer back to the theatre - it's where they started.' Said Matthew Woodcock, who plays Roy Steel and co-wrote the play with Peter Davis.


First performed as part of the 2011 London Horror Festival, The Monster Hunters sees Lorrimer Chesterfield and Roy Steel called in to investigate the vampiric evil that lies behind the Discotheque of Nights. On the way, their past comes back to haunt them in the form of a hideous bog monster and an ancient Egyptian curse...


Listeners to the audio series might notice a few similarities in the stage show. 'When we came to put together an audio version, we re-used some of the stories we'd performed on stage,' Matthew explained. 'But there's a lot that's different, by virtue of working in a different medium. There are great gags that work well on stage but just wouldn't translate to audio. Episode three is a great example of this: it takes the idea of the Hand of Anubis and really fleshes it out, so to speak! It's a very different piece on audio than on stage.'


The Monster Hunters is at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden on the 4th and 5th of August at 9pm. Tickets: £10, £8 concessions and can be booked from the Camden Fringe website.





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