Monday, 21 April 2008

Carmilla by J Sheridan Le Fanu. Narrated by Louisa Thornton. Chapter 7 - Descending

A new podcast from Radio Theatre Group
The Classic Vampire Story -
by J Sheridan Le Fanu
Narrated by Louisa Thornton

Chapter 7 - Descending

Listen to or download Chapter 7 using the following link

Carmilla - Chapter 7 - Descending

Chapter 8 of Carmilla – Search - will be available on Tuesday 22nd April

An excerpt from Chapter 7 of Le Fanu’s novel –

After all these dreams there remained on waking a remembrance of having
been in a place very nearly dark, and of having spoken to people whom I
could not see; and especially of one clear voice, of a female's, very
deep, that spoke as if at a distance, slowly, and producing always the
same sensation of indescribable solemnity and fear. Sometimes there came
a sensation as if a hand was drawn softly along my cheek and neck.
Sometimes it was as if warm lips kissed me, and longer and longer and
more lovingly as they reached my throat, but there the caress fixed
itself. My heart beat faster, my breathing rose and fell rapidly and
full drawn; a sobbing, that rose into a sense of strangulation,

Introducing, as Laura, the narrator of Carmilla
Louisa Thornton

A talented and versatile performer, Louisa’s theatre credits include lead roles in Sharman McDonald’s When We Were Women, Liz Lochead’s Perfect Days and Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

Louisa has also performed in previous productions for Radio Theatre Group, most recently, as the deadly femme fatale Cora Papadakis in The Postman Always Rings Twice and in 2004, as Red Riding Hood in A Company of Wolves.

Louisa can be contacted on Casting Call and on MySpace

Each chapter of Carmilla will be available to download or as a podcast on from the following sources - MySpace, Blogger, Glasgow Theatre Underground and itunes

To contact Radio Theatre Group, please e-mail

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