'A Day In THEIR Life: An Audio Drama Series of The Beatles Story''
Created by King Mixer
Written, Directed & Produced by King Mixer
Sound Design: King Mixer
CAST of CHARACTERS (in order of appearance)
Show Host: King Mixer (Eric Howell)
BBC radio announcer: Eric Howell
Winston Churchill : Eric Howell
Adolf Hitler : Eric Howell
Narrator: Eric Howell
Doctor: Eric Howell
Julia Lennon: Judith Mahon
Aunt Mimi: Victoria Meakin
Hospital Nurse: Luci Fish
Echo Newspaper Man: Edmund C. Short
Quarrybank Maths Teacher: Eric Howell
John Lennon: Eric Howell
Pete Shotton : Gareth Edwards
Quarrybank School Yard Attendant : Eric Howell
Quarrybank School Yard Heckling kid: Noah Salins
School girl 1 : Luci Fish
School girl 2: Juliet Prew
Colin Hanton: David Thorpe
Rod Davis: Frank Connor
Eric "Griff" Griffiths: Eric Howell
Skiffle group name check scene: Niko Stavropoulos
Richard Starkey (of Dingle) : Eric Howell
*German Dialect Coach (pilot ep): John Hamilton Scuras
PILOT (PART 2: 'WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN ME GROUP?')
Garden Fete Bell Lady: Victoria Meakin
Dr. Thelwall Jones, Garden Fete MC : Mr. E. Guest
Ice Cream Man: Eric Howell
Little Julia Dykins: Caroline Tye
Ivan Vaughan: Harry Dyer
Len Garry: Eric Howell
Ep 2 (Part 1) 'Times Of Trouble'
Doctor: Eric Howell
Mary Mohan (McCartney): Mary Jane Wells
Jim McCartney: Eric Howell
Jin McCartney Harris: Liz Farahadi
Harry Harris (Jin's Husband) : James Houton
Brother Joe McCartney: David Thorpe
Florie McCartney (Mum): Juliet Prew
Maternity Ward Nurse: Victoria Meakin
Ep 2 (Part 2) 'Words Of Wisdom'
Olive: Juliet Prew
Young Paul McCartney: Eric Howell
Mrs. Caldwell: Juliet Prew
BBC Radio Announcer: Eric Howell
Postman Dobbins: David Thorpe
Young Paul: Eric Howell
Young Mike McCartney: The Mysterious Ian
Mr. Brown: James Houton
Man In Street: David Thorpe
Hospital Phone Caller: Eric Howell
20 Forthlin Taxi Driver: Edmund C. Short
Liverpool Empire MC: Edmund C. Short
Lonnie Donegan (singing) : Eric Howell
Girl In Crowd (Irene): Jenny 'Mac' McCulloch
Young George Harrison: Eric Howell
Paul's friend Ian: Niko Twist Action
Rushworth's Music Store Clerk: Hunter "Ian McKellen" Davis
'Lost John' - Written by Lonnie Donegan/F. Bonifay. Published by TRO- Ludlow Music, Inc. Licensed by permission. Recorded and performed for 'A Day In THEIR Life' by King Mixer.
'Heartbreak Hotel' - (Elvis Presley)/ Sony Music Publishing, LLC Licensed by permission. Recorded and performed for 'A Day In THEIR Life' by King Mixer.
'Rock Island Line' - Written by Lonnie Donegan/ Published by TRO- Ludlow Music, Inc. Licensed by permission. performed by King Mixer, David Thorpe, Jake Crowe and Noah Salins
EPISODE 2 : "The McCartney Family Way"
'I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise' - Written by George Gershwin, Arthur Francis, Buddy DeSylva 1922. Performed by 'The McCartney Family Craic Singers!' : Jessi Mosley, Edmund C. Short, Jenny Mac McCulloch, James Houton and The Bournemouth Family Singers (Sean, Kate, Paul, Ethan, and Diana).
'Jack O' Diamonds' - Written by Lonnie Donegan/ Jimmie Currie , published by TRO - Hollis Music. Licensed by permission. Performed by King Mixer (Lead Guitar: Grant Tye)
'Why Did I Kiss That Girl?' - (King/Henderson, 1924) Recorded & performed for 'A Day In THEIR Life' by King Mixer
King Mixer: acoustic guitars, harmonica, vocals
Jake Crowe: banjo, washboard
David Thorpe: Tea chest Bass
Noah Salins : Colin Hanton's Drums
"Paul's" first trumpet (performance) : Alex Vilmur
Additional Soundtrack Scores:
Podcast Instrumental theme 'Cavernesque' written, recorded & performed by King Mixer w/ Casey McDonough
'The Quarrybank Walton Gallows' : written and scored by King Mixer
'The Daily Howl Beat Poets': written and scored by King Mixer
'I'm Going To Make An Example Of You Two' : soundscapes by King Mixer
'Shotton's crime' : scored by King Mixer
'Pete Let's Form A Skiffle Group!' : written and performed by King Mixer
'Mimi's On The Phone' : written and scored by King Mixer
'Mimi Don't Allow No Skiffle Playin' Round Here' (Trad.) performed by King Mixer, David Thorpe, Jake Crowe and Noah Salins
"I've Got A Taste (For Champagne)" - written and sung by King Mixer, piano performed by Bill Vaananen ** additional piano performances by Casey McDonough
'Angel's Gift' by Breathing Tides used by permission from Epidemic Sound.
*Additional music beds courtesy Epidemic Sound, Pond 5 libraries.
Sound Effects Libraries courtesy : Pro Sound Effects (PSE), BBC sound effects library, Pond 5, Epidemic Sound and King Mixer's self-made shenanigans.
John & Pete's bike sounds: courtesy Peter Strazzabosco.
Season One original artwork by Kevin Loesch
Episode 2 charcoal sketches of Jim and Mary McCartney by Michael Schulbaum
Logo and Art Direction: Chris Dupilka
RESEARCH: King Mixer
'The Beatles Anthology' (book) by The Beatles
'The Beatles TUNE-IN' by Mark Lewisohn
'The Complete Beatles Chronicle' by Mark Lewisohn
'The Beatles Book' by Hunter Davies
'Shout! - The Beatles In Their Generation' by Philip Norman
'Fab Four Faq' by Stuart Shea & Robert Rodriguez
'Magical Mystery Tours - My Life With The Beatles' by Tony Bramwell
'The Beatles - An Oral History' by David Pritchard & Alan Lysaght
'The Beatles - The Biography' by Bob Spitz
'The Ultimate Beatles Encyclopedia' by Bill Harry
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A Day In THEIR Life - Season One is dedicated to Barry LaPorte, in loving memory. (1960 -2020)
Your influence is in every scene and I hope I've done you proud, Weston.