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ABOUT THE SHOW

This series of podcasts introduce children to Kyla and Eden, school pupils who travel through time across various National Trust for Scotland places.

 

As they travel, Kyla and Eden try to thwart the evil Professor Curran and her sidekick Thrace who are trying to change Scotland’s history and landscape. With the help of the Supremely Upgraded Subspace Information Engine (otherwise known as SUSIE) – a time-travelling device the children have met in the theatre show – Kyla and Eden meet some famous, not-so-famous and downright infamous Scots from history as they try to stop the Professor.

The show was an instant hit with school children in Glasgow, where it was piloted and led to experience days for classes as they visited Pollock House to engage with the property's heritage in new and interesting ways. Our Artistic Director, Ben Humphrey, created the series and developed the on-site experiences as the lead creative consultant on the project. 

A further two episodes were commissioned and will be focused on Drum Castle as Kyla and Eden tackle the dastardly Professor Curran and Thrace once again. The show is designed to introduce school children to National Trust for Scotland and its important work in conservation and preservation of Scotland's cultural, natural and built heritage. 

It is hoped that the show will go on to be utilised across Scotland with more episodes commissioned.

CAST, CREATIVES AND CREW

PRODUCTION & CREATIVE TEAM
 
Created by
Ben Humphrey for the
National Trust for Scotland


Writers

Ben Humphrey, T.G Hofman & William Douglas. 

Director
Ben Humphrey

Sound Engineer & Post Production
Richard Wood


Producer
Tortive Studios and the
National Trust for Scotland 


Theme music written by

Bob Bradley
Paul Clarvis
Neil Harland

FOR THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND  
 
Senior Heritage Learning Advisor
Sarah Cowie


Learning Consultant

Stephen Allen

Participation Officer
Sarah Connett

CAST

Kyla
Carys Jones

Eden
Hannah Beth Jackson

Professor Curran
Gillian Haye

Thrace
Jack Tait Anderson

SUSIE
Jonathan Darby

All other parts played by members of the cast. 

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Carys Jones

Kyla

Hannah Beth Jackson

Hannah Beth Jackson

Eden

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Gillian Hay

Professor Curran

Jack Tait

Jack Tait Anderson

Thrace

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Jonathan Darby

SUSIE

EPISODES

Ep. 1. Pilot EpisodeTimesliders
00:00 / 12:07
Ep. 2. The Foe of GlencoeTimesliders
00:00 / 14:08
Ep. 3. The Hugh Miller ThrillerTimesliders
00:00 / 15:23
Ep. 4. Portaits from the Past (Part One)Timesliders
00:00 / 11:58
Ep. 5. Portaits from the Past (Part Two)Timesliders
00:00 / 11:35

TIMESLIDERS IN THE MEDIA

Below are links to media segments on the Timesliders project as well as links to the project's home at the National Trust for Scotland.

The home of Timesliders at the NTS

Putting time travel on the curriculum By Paul Williams

Jackie Bird helps pupils with time travelBy Peter Ranscombe

National Trust For Scotland president puts time travel on the curriculum.

Glasgow pupils go 'time travelling' with Jackie Bird - By Ann Fotheringham

National Trust for Scotland president puts time travel on the curriculum! 

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