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Cult smash live show/podcast The Witching Hours is back


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Cult smash live show/podcast The Witching Hours is back for more!

What happens when the clock ticks past midnight? What causes the inexplicable and supernatural to become all too logical and real? What is hiding just in the corner of your eye, just out of sight? What are The Witching Hours? And what does Series 2 have in store for you?

Each night just $10 gets you two never before-heard eerie audio dramas performed for you live. Some will chill your blood. Some will tickle your funny bone. All of them will change you. Forever.

Your favourite anthology series of eerie audio dramas is back and bigger than ever! Acclaimed theatre company My Accomplice, fresh from their recent smash successes with the award-winning fringe hit Everything is Surrounded by Water (Best Solo –Wellington Fringe 2014)and the sell-out sensation of 2013 Joseph K (Five Nominations at the 2013 Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards), aren’t taking a moment to pause.

After the runaway success of Series 1 –over 4000 total downloads and the top spot on the iTunes podcast chart –My Accomplice are returning with 16 new episodes by New Zealand’s most exciting young writers: Uther Dean (Winner: Best Script –Wellington 48HRS 2013),Adam Goodall (Deadlines and Rageface),James Cain (Horatio),Alice May Connolly (Vampimple and 'tut'),Hamish Parkinson (Winner: Best Comedy –Auckland Fringe 2012),Jonny Potts (Three times Best Comedy Nominee –Wellington Fringe), Francesa Emms (Graduate of the prestigious IIML Scriptwriting Masters Programme, numerous Radio New Zealand Drama commissions), Alex Lodge (Tea for Toot and the up-coming Young and HungryCommission Our Parents' Children),Cherie Jacobson & Ed Watson (The Island Bay Loners' Doomsday Christmas Singalong)are all putting pen to paper to write their very best spooky tale.

Think The Twilight Zone but with the best special effects company of all time: the human imagination.The second season of 16 will be performed and recorded live, every Friday night after the last show at BATS. Each will then be podcast for the whole world to enjoy atthewitchinghours.com, on iTunes and most other popular podcatchers. Tickets areonly $10 for everyone to encourage people totake a punt on this new way of doing things. Be in the live audience, and see how different it is live!

This season is split into two parts: 4th, 11th, 17th, 25thApril. Then we take a break for the Comedy Festival and return on 23rdand 30th May, 6thand 13th June.


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