"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

Albert Einstein (...possibly)

WHO ARE WE?

LONG CAT MEDIA is a UK podcast production company specialising in audio fiction.

Our flagship comedy-drama series Mockery Manor was nominated for Best Fiction at the British Podcast Awards 2020, and named one of Bello Collective's '100 Outstanding Podcasts of 2019'. 

It has also been described as "remarkably immersive" and "marvellous" by Stephen Fry. 

We have recently launched our second production, the character-comedy storytelling series Madame Magenta: Sonos Mystica, with more to be announced later this year.

Please join our mailing list for news of upcoming releases.

LINDSAY SHARMAN

Lindsay has worked in the entertainment business as a performer, writer and theatre producer for over ten years. She has written seven original Fringe shows, garnering a raft of 5 star reviews, and toured the country in both her own and others’ productions. She has also racked up hundreds of performances as a character act and MC on the British stand-up and cabaret circuit.

 

In her collaboration with Laurence, Lindsay has written five theatre productions: Madame Magenta: Libros Mystica (2014), the Malcolm Hardee Award winning Cinemusical (2015), 

Cinemusical High (2016), The Time Machine (2017), and Jekyll vs Hyde (2019), Broadway World Award nominee and Wilton's Music Hall Fringe Foundations Award winner.

She is currently studying for a Masters on the UEA's prestigious Creative Writing: Scriptwriting course.

For Long Cat Media, Lindsay is the writer and director of Mockery Manor and Madame Magenta: Sonos Mystica.

LAURENCE OWEN

Laurence Owen is a composer, sound designer and voice actor. He began acting as a child, appearing in Wilde with Stephen Fry and Jude Law, Mumbo Jumbo with Brian Blessed, the BBC drama serial Berkeley Square, and a wide array of stage productions. He has been working as a full-time composer and sound designer since 2011. 

His stage work includes composing and musical direction of Cat & Mouse (Village Underground), arrangement of songs by Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer: The Opera) for My Left Right Foot (National Theatre of Scotland), and sound design for 1927's Golem (Young Vic, Trafalgar Studios), for which he was nominated for a ProSound Award. He has written media music for the BBC, Toyota, O2, Stella Artois, Embraer, Sipsmith, ARTE, The Beano, Historic Royal Palaces and the V&A Museum. 

His film composing credits include the Sundance Film Festival-selected White Morning, which earned him two music award nominations at SoundTrack Cologne Festival. 

For Long Cat Media, Laurence is composer, sound designer and editor of Mockery Manor and Madame Magenta: Sonos Mystica.

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