YARMOUK by Ghassan Zakaria
BBC Radio 4, 20th July 14.00, 21st July 14.00, 22nd July 14.15
Our latest is this 3 part drama telling the story of the Syrian uprising from the perspective of 4 young people living in Damascus. Written by Ghassan Zakaria and performed by a cast of Syrian and Palestinian actors under lockdown in London.
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.
BBC Radio 4, 8th April at 2.15pm
THE OLD MAN IN THE MOON
by Leila Soyah.
In contemporary Tehran, old friends piece together the shocking events of their childhood during the Iranian Revolution.
STORIES FROM HAY EL MATAR
by Hozan Akko
Translated into English by Raffi Feghali
Three stories set in contemporary Damascus and recorded in Beirut.
Episode 1: Us and Them
Episode 2: The Bomb
Episode 3: The War is Over
Currently being repeated on Radio 4 and available on BBC Sounds.
by Tom Kelly
BBC Radio 4 at 14:15 on Wednesday 2nd May
Celtic Noir set in West Belfast
Featuring Kathy Kiera Clarke, Des McAleer, Stepehen Cavanagh, Niall MacNamee, Niall Wright and Carla Langley
SAVING THE BLUE
by Steve Waters
BBC Radio 4 on Friday 29th December, 14.15
Based on the true story of Professor Jeremy Thomas, OBE, and his groundbreaking work that took place in Dartmoor during the 1970’s, where he attempted to prevent the extinction of one of the UK’s most iconic butterflies.
Featuring Joshua McGuire. Hannah Steele, Michael Pennington, Anton Lesser, Paul Copley and Tim Chipping.
BILLIE HOMELESS DIES AT THE END
by Tom Kelly
BBC Radio 4, December 2017
Featuring an original score by electronic music pioneers, Coldcut, and a remarkable debut performance from teenager Georgia Scholes as Billie. Also Don Warrington, Nabil Eluahabi, Zaydun Khalaf, Gordon Peaston, Becky Wright and Phil Wright.
Billie is driven onto the cold city streets on this, the last
night of her life.