Run In

Episode 3 of 4

EPISODE SUMMARY: Sylvia just ran in to her ex, Dan. Once again convinced by her controlling mother Nora, Sylvia thinks Dan is doing so much better than her. She falls asleep and meets Jim, her subconscious, who helps her realise she’s dreaming again. She stubbornly goes on a quest to figure out her worries while Jim keeps insisting there’s more fun to be had. Sylvia however is desperate to find answers; is she still in love with Dan? Or is she jealous of him? Does she really need a man in her life or is she better off alone?

Starring Juliette Burton, Matthew Crosby, Sooz Kempner, Rob Frimston, Laurence Owen, Angus Dunican.

Episode 3 – ‘Run In’ (recorded in April 2020 remotely during COVID19 lockdown). Created by Juliette Burton. Written by Juliette Burton and Liam Beirne. Produced by Juliette Burton. Edited by Frankie Lowe. Recorded remotely.

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(Episodes released weekly: Ep1 released 10 Sept, Ep2 released 17 Sept, Ep3 released 24 Sept and Ep 4 released 1 Oct 2020)

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Juliette Burton as Sylvia – she’s worried about being worried and overthinks about thinking. The only break she gets is in her dreams…where she’s worried about what on earth is happening.

Matthew Crosby as Jim – Sylvia’s personified subconscious. He just wants to have fun/be friends.

Robert Frimston as Ryan – Sylvia’s boyfriend. Simple, dependable, you can always rely on Ryan to nurse it better. Of course in her dreams, he’s somewhat different.

Sooz Kempner as Nora – Sylvia’s caring, loving mother… in her eyes. To Sylvia she’s overbearing, interfering and archaic with ridiculously high standards. And in Sylvia's dreamworld, she does have a habit of becoming odd animals.

Laurence Owen as Dan – Sylvia’s high-flying ex, succeeding at life and succeeding in the unthinkable; pleasing Sylvia’s parents.

Angus Dunican as Announcer - your weekly cheeky introduction and fond farewell to wish you Sweet Dreams

Robert Frimston, Laurence Owen and Angus Dunican as Man 1, 2 and 3 - and they steal the show with phenomenal performances as "men"


Juliette Burton is an award-winning comedian with sold out runs at Edinburgh Fringe 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. TV credits include BBC at the Edinburgh Festivals, BBC Tomorrow's World, BBC The One Show and ITV's This Morning. She's toured worldwide: Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival. She has studied Comedy Writing and Producing at the National Film and Television School.

Liam Beirne is a regular writer on Radio 4's The News Quiz and The Now Show. He's written for Dead Ringers, Alexie Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar, The Now Show 1916, Spotlight Tonight With Nish Kumar, Fred Macauley's Wet Hot Political Summer and The Show What You Wrote and Diddy TV for CBBC.

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