Henry Darke's first drama for radio tells the story of Jay, a rookie observer on a deep sea trawler. He must ensure adherence to the strict international laws covering fishing quotas, sustainability and safety. It's a time when you need to know who your friends are.
Jay ..... Matthew Aubrey
Kim-Long ..... Chike Chan
Kate ..... Sarah Ovens
Esther ..... Franchi Webb
Carlitos ..... Joseph Balderrama
Juan/Radio Operator ..... Simon Scardifield
Dad ..... Kenny Blyth
Lecturer ..... Michael Bertenshaw
Sisco/Lazrus ..... Richie Campbell
Directed by Gemma Jenkins
Longline was a Radio 4 production.
Your Perfect Summer, On Sale Here
Ben Tavassoli, Oliver Chris and Claudie Blakley star in Ed Harris's twisted romance.
What will happen when VR games can deliver real love?
Theo has been booked to give twenty-four hour care to a gamer who's in an elective coma. The new immersive game he's playing simulates your first love affair.
But is it a simulation? Not to Theo...
Ben Tavassoli stars as Rash in Anthony Horowitz's new police drama, 'New Blood', on BBC One. He played Alpha in 'No Offence', and has recently appeared in 'Silent Witness' and 'Tyrant'.
Oliver Chris has starred in great British comedies from Bluestone 42 to Green Wing and The Office. He was the original Stanley Stubbers opposite James Corden in 'One Man, Two Guv'nors', played the Assistant Commissioner opposite Billie Piper in Richard Bean's 'Great Britain', and Prince William in Mike Bartlett's 'King Charles III'.
Claudie Blakley became well-known for her roles in period dramas 'Cranford', 'Lark Rise to Candleford' and 'Gosford Park'. More recently she's starred with David Threlfall and Steven Macintosh in 'What Remains', with David Morrissey in 'The Driver', and recently theatre roles include 'The Painkiller' with Rob Bryden and Kenneth Branagh.
Ed Harris's writing for radio has included winning the Audio Drama Award for BILLIONS, Sony Gold for THE RESISTANCE OF MRS BROWN, the Writer's Guild Award for TROLL, and THE WALL nominated for the Prix Europa. He writes the Radio 4 comedy DOT.
The music for the game is by Abi Fry
Theo ..... Ben Tavassoli
Saskia ..... Claudie Blakley
Paul ..... Oliver Chris
Sophie ..... Scarlett Brookes
Theresa ..... Adie Allen
Game ..... Nicola Ferguson
Human ..... Nick Underwood
Produced and directed by Jonquil Panting
This was originally broadcast on Radio 4.
Home Front: 24-28 September 1918
The first omnibus of Season 15, Onward, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Allies launched their final, and decisive campaign on the Western Front. Adam, meanwhile, is on a mission to the harbour.
POD PLAY 5: BATHROOM | Drama of the Week Special
Let us transport you to a world where flies talk and party-goers escape down drain-pipes.
Sound Design…Catherine Robinson
POD PLAY 4: PARK | Drama of the Week Special
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is more MFI than MI5 in the hands of two incompetent and not-so-secret-agents. By Lee Mattinson.
AGENT D….. Krissi Bohn
AGENT J….. Toby Hadoke
Director Sharon Sephton
Sound Design …. Catherine Robinson