Bordertown by Matt Hawkins

Bordertown by Matt Hawkins

South Australian Playwrights Theatre presents: BORDERTOWN. by Matt Hawkins Bordertown make-up artist Felicity, heads to Hollywood to become a star. After she starts dating former stand-up comedian, Tyrone Jackson, the paparazzi go wild. Her mother, local hairdresser Patricia is overjoyed, but when the relationship falls apart, all hell breaks loose in a small town obsessed with fame. This original stage comedy from the South Australian Playwrights Theatre hit Adelaide by storm in 2019 and is now a podcast series. ★★★★ “entertaining and funny” The Clothesline. ★★★★ “Fun and feisty” The Adelaide Show Podcast. “Engaging…full of dreams and demons” The Advertiser. “An absolutely wild ride… memorable characters, some good streaks of humour and a nice sharp barb pierced into the world’s tedious obsession with celebrity.” Samela Harris - The Barefoot Review South Australian Playwrights Theatre is committed to producing original stories from a broad pool of talented writers, over a range of mediums, and is thrilled to be producing Bordertown as the first audio instalment. So, sit back or multitask and enjoy the ride!

Episodes

July 28, 2020 21 mins

Season 1 finale. As Tyrone tries to escape his Bordertown prison he is tortured by the memories of Flick, his now famous dead ex-girlfriend. Meanwhile, Randy seeks out some diabolical publicity opportunities.

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After an emotionally charged evening of drugs, booze and betrayal, Flick is tipped over the edge and Tyrone is faced with a mammoth moral dilemma.

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June 12, 2020 14 mins

Randy tries to steal RnB superstar Chantelle from rival agent Kevin Speil as Tyrone reveals his philandering ways to a heartbroken Flick.

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June 5, 2020 20 mins

Felicity plans a romantic evening of hot chilli con carne with Tyrone only to be ambushed by the Hollywood paparazzi. 

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May 21, 2020 19 mins

Felicity charms Tyrone on the set of his new movie and invites him back for chilli con carne. Little does she know Aunty Barb is planning the 'girl's night in' from hell.

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May 13, 2020 18 mins

Felicity arrives in Los Angeles to find her Aunty Barbara has indecent plans for her, Patricia's hairdressing business starts to go down the toilet and Randy tries to set up Tyrone with his R'n'B superstar, ex-girlfriend, Chantelle.

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B-grade comedian Tyrone Jackson dies on stage in Chicago. Meanwhile back in Bordertown, Felicity bids farewell to Benno Flannagan forever.

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April 30, 2020 14 mins

Episode One: The Silver Bodgie

Discontent with her own waning notoriety after creating Bob Hawke’s hairdo in 1982, local hairdresser Patricia sends her daughter Felicity to Hollywood in search of fame.

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