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The Howard Christmas Carol

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

In The Howard Christmas Carol, an old miser named John Howard is visited by the three spirits of Christmas. They take him to the Christmases of the past, present, and future, and help him understand the true meaning of the festive season.

Starring:
Matt Smith as John Howard, Pauline Hanson (the ghost of Christmas past) and Alexander Downer
Stuart Moncrieff as the evil Doctor Beazley, Jesus (the ghost of Christmas present) and Death (the ghost of Christmas future).
Stanley Brain as Number Two and Peter Costello

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Bonus music track | Doctor Beazley and Number Two sing ‘You’ve Got a Friend in Me’

Just in time for the holiday season, here’s a golden oldie from way back in 2000…

Queer Eye for the Straight Prime

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

In Tax Another Day, the evil Doctor Beazley replaced prime minister John Howard with an evil clone. As you’d expect, Evil Howard was the exact opposite of Howard – so he was actually competent. Beazley is reluctantly convinced that the only way to defeat Howard once and for all lies in undertaking a complete makeover…

Starring:
Matt Smith as John Howard, Evil Howard clone, Death, and Alexander Downer
Stuart Moncrieff as the evil Doctor Beazley
Stanley Brain as Number Two and Peter Costello

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Bonus music track | Evil Howard, Beazley and Number Two sing ‘All Night Long’

A couple of months ago I was digging through an old back-up drive and found an audio file of a half hour radio play, completely recorded but never produced. Seven years to the day of recording, I’m proud to finally bring you Queer Eye for the Straight Prime, the sixth and final installment of The Howard Saga. Howard and Beazley are long since gone from the face of Australian politics (not that these radio plays ever had much relevance to events!), but their memory still remains…

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