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Our next production to be broadcast is Fury, continuing our collaboration with by Tom Kelly. Set on the streets of West Belfast, where Tom grew up, it’s a dark story of family secrets of the past explode into the present moment. To be broadcast on 2nd May.
In production just now is How to Burn a Million Quid by Sean Grundy and Cara Jennings. The story of the KLF and how – driven on by the voice of Ken Campbell and the words of Illuminatus Trilogy, they came to make some quite extreme decisions. We’re casting for that.
And also for another large scale immersive theatre piece, Trust Us, which will raise funds for The Princes Trust.
We’re also back in Beirut to make more Stories from Hay el Matar, the radio drama set in contemporary Damascus. In November 2018 the BBC will broadcast three 45 minute stories developed from the Arabic language drama that we have been working on over recent years, and continuing our collaboration with Syrian writer Hozan Akko.
Boz Temple-Morris has recently won the APA award for Best Drama Producer of the year. He has gleefully broken off chunks of the Award for all our brilliant collaborators throughout the last year.
We’re exploring new possibilities for Billie Homeless Dies at the End, the drama by Tom Kelly that features a hugely rewarding collaboration with electronic music pioneers, Coldcut, who are now celebrating their 30th year at the vanguard of musical innovation.
We are about to make an announcement about our drama Podcast which, after years in the oven, is almost ready to emerge, piping hot and ready for consumption.