BRASS: The Origin Story

As we move BRASS into the strange new world of TV pitching, we’ve learned to anticipate a new question: “What’s your origin story?” In this context the question doesn’t mean “where do your characters come from?” but “where does your story come from?” That’s often tough for a writer to answer. Sometimes it’s an itch you can’t scratch, or an … Read More

Bolder than BRASS: An Interview with Katherine Grant-Suttie

Katherine Grant-Suttie is our original and unsurpassable Gwendolyn Brass, as well as a co-producer at Battleground, where she’s worked as an audio engineer, graphic designer, and about a hundred other jobs at one time or another. She’s also driven and something of a workaholic, so it was harder than you might imagine getting her to sit down for a profile … Read More

The Million-Dollar Paint Set

As we pull this week’s version of the Bulletin together, we’re also assembling our pitch package for NATPE, a virtual TV producer and distributor conference. This is the third conference we’ve attended in the last couple of years, and only the second that (thanks to COVID) is virtual. In the last five years we’ve produced BRASS plays, BRASS podcasts and … Read More

That’s Why the Lady is a Brass: a Chat with Kate Kraay

Kate Kraay has played the role of Lady Brass since its first audio episode, as well as onstage (The Launch Party) and on film (Lair of the Red Widow, The Kinesigraph). As we approach the close of the fourth season, we realized that we hadn’t done a profile on Kate–a pretty huge omission, seeing how important she’s been to BRASS! … Read More

BRASS Episode 37: Voices in the Dark

The cat-and-mouse games continue between Lord Brass and the Crime Minister, Gwendolyn visits a policeman, and Lord Trent arrives for another interview in the dark room.

BRASS Episode 36: The Price of Eloquence

Lord Brass and Ab’d discuss realpolitik, Cyril has an audience with an archbishop, the Crime Minister gives a geometry lesson, and Gwendolyn plans a heist.

The Knack and How He Got It: An Interview with Jeremy Adams

The Knack and How He Got It When Jeremy Adams auditioned for the role of Cyril Brass back in 2015, it seemed less like he was auditioning and more that he simply picked up the script and WAS Cyril—the charm, the diffidence, the dandyish swagger were all there at once. For the last five years, Adams has played the martially … Read More

Chasing Aimee

Aimee Decker is one of the rare members of the BRASS company to have performed in all three of our mediums. Twice on stage and once on film she’s played Tommy Moore, one of the cunning criminal cabal known as The Watch and Chain Gang. And this season she premieres as Madame Hao, a Sino-Scot kingpin in this alternate century’s … Read More