The Man Who Fell To Earth

On Sunday 9th September 2013, a young black man fell out of the sky and landed, dead, on a residential street in Barnes. The man had been a stowaway. Through three fictional residents in the street where the body landed, this play mixes fact with fiction to explore the experience of being British and middle class.

First Broadcast:

Thursday 6th November 2014 at 14:15 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Annalisa D’Innella
Cast: Tom Hughes (Giles), Susan Lynch (Rachel), Robin Weaver (Mel), Farzana Dua Elahe (Keisha/Jessica), Rufus Wright (Neil), Jack Bence (Leonard Cohen) & Freddie Park (Alfie).
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Alisdair McGregor
Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Arbenita by Max Richter, Bad Kids by Black Lips, We’ve Got To Clean Up (Postman Pat), Tree Song by Rene Aubrey, Laika’s Journey by Max Richter, Lotus Position by Yoga Tribe, Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll by Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Lokadu Augunum by Olafur Arnalds, Heal The World by Michael Jackson and Time by Pink Floyd.

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