Blue Sky Stinking
A fly on the wall spoof about a company called Sydeline. Sydeline is a mess, doing everything wrong, usually with hilarious consequences. Following each insight into the life of Sydeline, Gydeline and invited guests will analyse what went wrong, what could have been done instead and points to the methods and resources available to listeners. Covering wide range of business topics, the show provides a humorous view of serious business.
Zelda Zero works in her father’s company, Zero’s Heroes. Zelda wants more and moves to take over the business. In an intriguing turn of affairs Zelda joins forces with Jakob Oaktock to start her own business. Ambitious, bright but naive and under informed, Zelda sets up her company at speed… but that has consequences. The industry is deliberately non-specific, but has a manufacturing elements, works online and in direct sales.
Each of the Episodes are linked to a title of an Abba hit which will make an appearance in the background of the dialogue. The music provides a subtle bed to the subject at hand… and sometimes not so subtle (See episode 4 below)
Owner/Founder (Sydeline) – Self-impressed Visionary. 30 something, daughter of a well respected business man. Held an admin team leader role in fathers empire with very high regard for her own skills. Straight talking, naive, bright, capable but fires from the hip, ambitious. Uses Bob as a confidant but doesn’t get his sarcasm or that his also talks to her dad! Wants to start the best business ever.
Montgomery “Monty” Grabbar
IT Guru (Sydeline) : – 30 something, Mid-Atlantic, know it all (cause he does). Doesn’t like Star Wars or get any of the puns put his way. Way too intelligent and informed, no common sense. “Technology will fix it” is his motto.
And how could we leave out Nero’s, rather saucy, wife and Zelda’s mother. Oblivious to the shenanigans at Zero’s Heroes and Sydeline, Mum is happy spending time enjoying the fruits of Nero’s labour… with Carlos, the live in chef and life-coach!