Richard O’Brien’s Pig In Boots

Audio Christmas adventure at Headliner's Comedy Club

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On December 4th 2008 the Wireless Theatre Company presented the never before performed Richard O’Brien’s Pig In Boots, recorded in front of a live sell-out audience at the Headliners Comedy Club.

Richard O’Brien’s all-new script; a dark subversive take on the traditional Christmas pantomime, tells the tale of Tom Tom, the piper’s son. After listening to a magic kettle, Tom Tom sets on a dangerous path to fame and fortune with the aid of Pasty Pig, as they are both forced to go on the run from the villainous Squire Braggert and the homicidal Butcher With A Very Sharp Knife. The Wireless Theatre Company had never before attempted to record a live show and it proved to be a huge

Directed by Mariele Runacre Temple, produced by Fran Kirkham and featuring a cast of 9 performers, live sound effects and original music composed and performed by James McQuillan - for one night only the Headliners Comedy club took the sell-out audience on an exciting journey to the world of Panto-oppolis.

Richard O’Brien introduced the production himself through a video interview recorded in advance, as he was unable to attend the show in person, wishing the cast and crew all the best.

The Wireless Theatre Company had never before attempted to record a live show and it proved to be a hugely enjoyable audio show and received a rapturous response from the live audience.

The production will be available to download from as a free MP3 from 17th December 2008.

The Wireless Theatre Company produces audio downloads for listeners to download free onto iPods, MP3 players and mobile phones. With a huge mix of professionally recorded material, featuring the talents of Prunella Scales and the company’s Patron, Nicholas Parsons, alongside rising stars such as Alyssa Kyria, there is something to satisfy everyone and PIG IN BOOTS promises to be no exception.

December 11, 2008