A tale of queer love and mutiny on the high seas! Tune into the Voyage of the August, a nine-episode serial radio drama chronicling the final voyage of a merchant ship bound for England in 1717, whose crew takes their fate into their own hands. The story centers around the August’s first mate, Robert Maddox, a well-respected officer with frustrated ambitions; Dr. Leon de Isla, a surgeon with an unhappy past who follows Maddox to sea for reasons of the heart; and Sophia Montague, the willful daughter of the shipping line’s owner. Exploring 18th century nautical culture, queer history, and shipboard conflict, this work of historical fiction will be be released in nine weekly installments starting August 1st, 2020. Find episodes weekly on our website and also on the Electric Lite Collective Youtube channel.Follow us on tumblr and facebook to see more art, extras, and more.Cast (in order of appearance)Caraid O'Brien as the Intro VoiceoverSebas Ward as Robert Maddox Tiz Rome as Leon Francesca de Isla and Harold BlackwallDaniel Haas as Richard MontagueCJ Humphries as Ambrose TeagueMinna Gorry-Hines as Cecil LaurenceErnie Alugas as James DouglasMemphis Washington as Sophia MontagueKatie Faust-Little as Silvia MontagueSpecial thanks to Jim Wald, Will Ryan, and Ezekiel Baskin.Voyage of the August is written, directed, and sound designed by Wynn MacKenzie and Sean French-Byrne, with shanties arranged and directed by Wynn MacKenzie and acoustic tracks written and performed by Sebas Ward. Sound effects courtesy of the community of freesound.org. Full Attributions:“LS_33882_PH_PebbleBeach.wav” by kevp888 of Freesound.org“Birds Ambience Loud.wav” by Doc Jon of Freesound.org“BIRD NIGHTJAR fem.mp3” by Geldart of Freesound.org“Waves and seagulls.wav” by justkiddink of Freesound.org“Nuit-Amb animaux.aif” by roubignolle of Freesound.org
A tale of queer love and mutiny on the high seas! Tune into the Voyage of the August, a nine-episode serial radio drama chronicling the final voyage of a merchant ship bound for England in 1717, whose crew takes their fate into their own hands. The story centers around the August’s first mate, Robert Maddox, a well-respected officer with frustrated ambitions; Dr. Leon de Isla, a surgeon with an unhappy past who follows Maddox to sea for reasons of the heart; and Sophia Montague, the willful daughter of the shipping line’s owner. Exploring 18th century nautical culture, queer history, and shipboard conflict, this work of historical fiction will be be released in nine weekly installments starting August 1st, 2020. Find episodes weekly on our website and also on the Electric Lite Collective Youtube channel.Follow us on tumblr and facebook to see more art, extras, and more.Cast (in order of appearance)Caraid O'Brien as the Intro VoiceoverSebas Ward as Robert Maddox Tiz Rome as Leon Francesca de Isla and Harold BlackwallDaniel Haas as Richard MontagueCJ Humphries as Ambrose TeagueMinna Gorry-Hines as Cecil LaurenceErnie Alugas as James DouglasMemphis Washington as Sophia MontagueKatie Faust-Little as Silvia MontagueSpecial thanks to Jim Wald, Will Ryan, and Ezekiel Baskin.Voyage of the August is written, directed, and sound designed by Wynn MacKenzie and Sean French-Byrne, with shanties arranged and directed by Wynn MacKenzie and acoustic tracks written and performed by Sebas Ward. Sound effects courtesy of the community of freesound.org. Full Attributions:“LS_33882_PH_PebbleBeach.wav” by kevp888 of Freesound.org“Birds Ambience Loud.wav” by Doc Jon of Freesound.org“BIRD NIGHTJAR fem.mp3” by Geldart of Freesound.org“Waves and seagulls.wav” by justkiddink of Freesound.org
A tale of queer love and mutiny on the high seas! Tune into the Voyage of the August, a nine-episode serial radio drama chronicling the final voyage of a merchant ship bound for England in 1717, whose crew takes their fate into their own hands. The story centers around the August’s first mate, Robert Maddox, a well-respected officer with frustrated ambitions; Dr. Leon de Isla, a surgeon with an unhappy past who follows Maddox to sea for reasons of the heart; and Sophia Montague, the willful daughter of the shipping line’s owner. Exploring 18th century nautical culture, queer history, and shipboard conflict, this work of historical fiction will be be released in nine weekly installments starting August 1st, 2020. Find episodes weekly on our website and also on the Electric Lite Collective Youtube channel.Follow us on tumblr and facebook to see more art, extras, and more.Cast (in order of appearance)Caraid O'Brien as the Intro VoiceoverSebas Ward as Robert Maddox Tiz Rome as Leon Francesca de Isla and Harold BlackwallDaniel Haas as Richard MontagueCJ Humphries as Ambrose TeagueMinna Gorry-Hines as Cecil LaurenceErnie Alugas as James DouglasMemphis Washington as Sophia MontagueKatie Faust-Little as Silvia MontagueSpecial thanks to Jim Wald, Will Ryan, and Ezekiel Baskin.Voyage of the August is written, directed, and sound designed by Wynn MacKenzie and Sean French-Byrne, with shanties arranged and directed by Wynn MacKenzie and acoustic tracks written and performed by Sebas Ward. Sound effects courtesy of the community of freesound.org. Full Attributions:“Papers Rustling.wav” by f4ngy of Freesound.org“Objects Clinking in Jar” by andersmmg of Freesound.org“Handle_2.wav” by blaukreuz/Tom Chapman (www.soundcloud.com/blaukreuz)  of Freesound.org
A tale of queer love and mutiny on the high seas! Tune into the Voyage of the August, a nine-episode serial radio drama chronicling the final voyage of a merchant ship bound for England in 1717, whose crew takes their fate into their own hands. The story centers around the August’s first mate, Robert Maddox, a well-respected officer with frustrated ambitions; Dr. Leon de Isla, a surgeon with an unhappy past who follows Maddox to sea for reasons of the heart; and Sophia Montague, the willful daughter of the shipping line’s owner. Exploring 18th century nautical culture, queer history, and shipboard conflict, this work of historical fiction will be be released in nine weekly installments starting August 1st, 2020. Find episodes weekly on our website and also on the Electric Lite Collective Youtube channel.Follow us on tumblr and facebook to see more art, extras, and more.Cast (in order of appearance)Caraid O'Brien as the Intro VoiceoverSebas Ward as Robert Maddox Tiz Rome as Leon Francesca de Isla and Harold BlackwallDaniel Haas as Richard MontagueCJ Humphries as Ambrose TeagueMinna Gorry-Hines as Cecil LaurenceErnie Alugas as James DouglasMemphis Washington as Sophia MontagueKatie Faust-Little as Silvia MontagueSpecial thanks to Jim Wald, Will Ryan, and Ezekiel Baskin.Voyage of the August is written, directed, and sound designed by Wynn MacKenzie and Sean French-Byrne, with shanties arranged and directed by Wynn MacKenzie and acoustic tracks written and performed by Sebas Ward. Sound effects courtesy of the community of freesound.org. Full Attributions: “FootstepsOnaDock.wav” by mmaruska of Freesound.org“Heavy Footsteps.wav” by yadronoff of Freesound.org“Door, Wooden, Close, A (H1).wav” by InspectorJ of Freesound.org“Kocking door and open door.wav” by rivernile7 of Freesound.org“Shivering Chandelier.wav” by yandronoff of Freesound.org"Door, Church, Close, E.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org“Papers Rustling.wav” by f4ngy of Freesound.org
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