Once Upon A Time In Trieste has been produced as an audio drama exclusively for Buxton Festival Fringe 2020.
A 19th Century princess and a 20th Century revolutionary are trapped in a fairy tale castle, both struggling to come to terms with momentous events they have helped to shape. Over a night of prayer, cards and violence, they confront each other – and their own inner demons. By morning, only one of them is left.
It was written by Anna Girolami and directed by Simon Corble.
Original music and editing by Carl Bownas.
Charlotte was played by Sarah Gordon.
Pinko was played by Carl Bownas.
All episodes available now:
Episode 1: “We are all Italians now.”
Episode 2: “Once of us, at least, must be lunatic.”
Episode 3: “Your Duke is dead. Are you not a hero?”
Episode 4: “Shoot me, Pinko!”
Episode 5: “Behold! The great Pinko Radič.”
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