A new Sweet Talk short story airs this Friday (29th September) at 15:45! Breast cancer surgery is often followed by sessions of chemotherapy. Some of the physical side-effects of this are well-known, but what happens to the mind? Specially-commissioned for BBC Radio 4, the writer Susmita Bhattacharya tells her own story in ‘My Chemo Brain‘
We’re pleased to say that our docudrama ‘Mama Courage‘ – written and performed by Jessica Pidsley and Matthew Bannister, based on their experience of post-partum psychosis – has been shortlisted for a Mind Media Award! Winners are announced on 13th November… wish us luck!
Tania Hershman is well-known for her science-inspired tales, but in this story – specially-commissioned for Radio 4 – there is a crucial difference: all the scientists have gone on strike…
Originally broadcast in 2014 to mark the centenary of Tove Jansson’s birth; these 5 stories are taken from her debut collection published in 1971, where she tells of what we experience in youth, love, getting older and dying…
For all of you wanting to know about a series of Mythos by Julian Simpson – watch this space. About to announce the latest very very shortly.
Thanks to everyone who got in touch about Jessica Pidsley and Matthew Bannister’s powerful story ‘Mama Courage’, broadcast on Radio 4 in May. We’re delighted to say that a brand new mother and baby unit is opening in Norwich, so mothers will no longer have to travel hundreds of miles for help. The docu-drama is on the iPlayer until 10th June and you can read more about it here. Please help us get the message across about how dangerous this rare condition can be if left unchecked by sharing the link.
We loved working with Kim Cattrall on BBC Radio 4’s Fright Night, recording Ira Levin’s best selling novel ‘Rosemary’s Baby’. We’re confident that this year’s Fright Night project is going to be just as unsettling… Rights are being finalised on another iconic title which was made into a film in the seventies and scored two academy award nominations – winning for Best Original Score. Later, it hit no.16 in the 100 Scariest Movie Moments. Guessed it? Well we’re not going to tell you…… not yet!