Five stories about the legacy of our colonial past on contemporary British life. Each set in a different part of the UK and depicting and debunking our so-called ‘culture war’ by foregrounding the actual lived experience of young Britons of colour, and commissioning them to write about it. Broadcast on Resonance fm and 26 other community radio stations from 19th January and Podcast thereafter.
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SONG OF THE REED by Steve Waters
A seasonal drama following the life of a wetlands nature reserve with episodes recorded on location every three months. Featuring Sophie Okonedo, Mark Rylance, Christine Kavanagh, Zaydun Khalaf, Molly Naylor, Ella Dorman Gajic, Karen Hill and Tom Goodman-Hill.
Mark Rylance and Sophie Okonedo on location at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen. Photo by Dave Guttridge.
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THE KUBRICK TEST by Kerry Shale
Comedy exploring the genius of the great film maker, played by Henry Goodman, with Robert Emms as Leon Vitali and Kerry Shale as himself.
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MUELLER: Trump Tower Moscow
by Jonathan Myerson
We go inside Robert Mueller’s investigation, imagining the goings-on at the heart of the Russia probe. This series focusses on Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer, and on Trump’s political consultant and self proclaimed trickster, Roger Stone (episode 6).
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HOW TO BURN A MILLION QUID
by Sean Grundy and Cara Jennings
The story of chart topping agents of chaos, KLF, in six episodes.
Paul Higgins plays Bill Drummond, Nicholas Burns plays Jimmy Cauty, Kevin Eldon plays Gimpo and Jeremy Stockwell plays Ken Campbell. Everyone else played by Kate O’Sullivan, Ronnie Jhutti, Polly Kemp and Niall Ashdown.