"...The Radioplay Hour is a set piece of The Drama Merchant and it would be wonderful to see more plays from their collection on the Sunshine Coast. If you are on the Gold Coast anytime, take the time to catch one of their shows..."

Katherine Barnes,

Anywhere Festival reviewer 2019

"We came to the show with no knowledge of what to expect and we were wonderfully surprised by the complete professionalism of the whole cast and the production. I wasn’t sure if we were going to hear the whole story in the hour long performance and was happy by how ‘complete’ it seemed. Loved the advertisements between each act and the other singing entertainment!"

Glennis Tutton,

Anywhere festival, audience member 2019

Current Show

Cast: (In order of vocal appearance)

Douglas Kennedy as The AnnouncerJoe the Doorman

Kent Lee as Nick Charles / Joe Morelli

Peta Simeon as Dorothy Wynant / Chris Jorgenson

Paola Zamora Jojot as Nora Charles

Deborah Joy  Sykes as Julia Wolf / Mimi Wynant / Lux Advertiser

Thian Sykes as Inspector Guild

Dates & Times

(Click on Preece House or Gold Coast Little Theatre for ticketing link)

Preece House, Nerang:  Saturday 22nd @ 7:00pm & Sunday 23rd @ 5:00pm 

BYO drinks & nibbles

Gold Coast Little Theatre, Southport:  Wednesday 26th @ 1:00pm (Pensioner matinee) 

GCLT bar will be open for drinks & nibbles


The Radioplay Hour begins its 2020 season with "The Thin Man" based on the story by Dashiel Hammett.

The story of a retired detective who, while spending much of his time managing his wife's considerable fortune and consuming quantities of alcohol, is asked to follow the trail of a missing inventor. Although reluctant to interrupt his holiday in Manhattan, he is persuaded to investigate by his wife's craving for adventure, and together they embark upon a case that leads to the disclosure of deception and murder.


Deborah and Thian Sykes return as our singers for the The Radioplay Hour, singing such classics as

- Leaning on a Lamp post

- Unforgettable

- If I loved you

- The Alphabet Song

and a soprano aria O Mio Mio Babbino Caro from the opera Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini

2020 season