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The Rhyming Detective

The Rhyming Detective is a full cast comedy adventure series recorded in front of a live audience. It is written by Simon Paul Miller, who has also written for Big Finish's Doctor Who Short Trips range, Radio 4 Extra's Newsjack, it's spin off show, Newsjack Unplugged and BBC Scotland's Breaking The News.

The Rhyming Detective is a full cast, comedy adventure podcast series recorded in front of a live audience in Leamington Spa. If you can laugh at comedy that doesn't use swear words, then this new audio podcast should be just your cup of tea. Unless you don't like tea, in which case replace tea with a drink of your own preference.

Episode 1. Rhyme Doesn't Pay

Is millionaire, punk poet, Joseph King, cheating on his wife ?
Did one of his poems cause of the death of his maid ?
What is the King family curse ?
And just how did Dick Dick Digger get to be called…
'The Rhyming Detective' ?

Written by Simon Paul Miller

CAST

  • Dick Dick Digger: Simon Paul Miller
  • Queenie: Anna Chilvers
  • Mr King: Jonathan Chilvers

CREW

  • Sound Engineer: Nick Wilmot
  • SFX: Andrew Jakeman & Andy Ennever
  • Artwork: Thomas Adams

Episode 3. It's All About MeeMee

Why has actress Mee Mee Mayabe been kidnapped ?
Who is the strange, masked figure called the Phantom ?
What secrets are hidden beneath the Not The Damn Theatre ?
And why has Andrew Lloyd Webber not sued for plagiarism ?

Written by Simon Paul Miller

CAST

  • Dick Dick Digger: Simon Paul Miller
  • Lord Web-Browser: Charles Crow
  • Meemee : Anna Bird
  • The Phantom: Gary Bird

CREW

  • Sound Engineer: Joel Woods
  • SFX: Jeremy Miller
  • Artwork: Thomas Adams

Episode 4. Twice Upon A Time

What is the mysterious machine Professor Watt is working on ?
What does it have to do with Schrödinger's cat ?
Who killed Dick Dick Digger ?
And, most importantly, who ate the last slice of pizza ?

Written by Simon Paul Miller

CAST

  • Dick Dick Digger: Simon Paul Miller
  • Professor Watt: Suzanne Stepney

CREW

  • Sound Engineer: Nick Wilmot
  • SFX: Andrew Jakeman & Andy Ennever
  • Artwork: Thomas Adams

Episode 5. The Name's Tom, Tom Tom

Written by Simon Paul Miller

CAST

  • M, Barman, Quan: James Mitchell
  • Penny: Louisa Radica
  • Dick Dick Digger: Simon Paul Miller
  • B: Jonathan Chilvers
  • Yaw: Ian Hardman
  • Tamara: Natalia Marks

(Members of the cast played the other small parts.)

CREW

  • Director: Jeremy Miller
  • Sound Engineer: Andrew Jakeman
  • Artwork: Thomas Adams

Christmas Special. The Fight Before Christmas

Who is the mysterious lady in white ?
What is that thing people can see flying over London's night sky ?
What fiendish plan is being put into place on the night before Christmas ?
And who shot Santa Claus under the mistletoe ?

Written by Simon Paul Miller

CAST

  • Dick Dick Digger: Simon Paul Miller
  • Credits: Scarlet Warne

CREW

  • Sound Engineer: Joel Woods
  • SFX: Jeremy Miller
  • Artwork: Thomas Adams