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Tumanbay: Interview With The Nameless Slave &#8211 Look It Moves By Adi Tantimedh

Tumanbay: Interview With The Nameless Slave – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes...Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4’s epic historical drama reached episode six, past the midway point of its ten-week run this week Things heat up in and out of the palace as threats against the empire loom There’s been an assassination The spymaster is under pressure to find the traitors There’s a war brewing[...]


Halloween Horror Bliss On BBC Radio 4 &#8211 Look It Moves by Adi Tantimedh

Halloween Horror Bliss On BBC Radio 4 – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

I want to talk about BBC Radio 4 Fright Night, a double feature on Saturday night of two classic, if slightly forgotten horror stories adapted to radioIt’s actually quite fitting that Nigel Kneale’s The Stone Tape and Koji Suzuki’s Ring got lumped together for a Halloween scarefest The Stone Tape was originally a TV[...]

The Longest Running Comic Adaptation Currently Airing

The Longest Running Comic Adaptation Currently Airing?

Based on the weekly Guardian newspaper strip which began in 1995, after a failed ITV pilot starring Julia Sawalha, it began as a radio sitcom on BBC Radio 4 in 2004, starring Sally Phillips.Focusing on social worker Clare, as a woman who likes to try and sort out other people's problems, while ignoring her own, both[...]

If You Listen To One Radio Show Today&#8230 Twin Peaks @25

If You Listen To One Radio Show Today… Twin Peaks @25

On BBC Radio 4, available online around the world right here, a documentary on 25 years of Twin Peaks, ahead of the new revival is going to be broadcast in seventy-five minutes And available to listen again afterwards right here.It's been 25 years since we first entered the 'cherry pie' logging town and met Agent[...]

How To Enjoy The BBCs Good Omens By Neil Gaiman And Terry Pratchett

How To Enjoy The BBC's Good Omens By Neil Gaiman And Terry Pratchett

Last night at 11pm, BBC Radio 4 broadcast the first two parts of their adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel Good Omens, starring Peter Serafinowicz and Mark Heap.Naturally everyone was a) tucked up in bed b) out on the lash c) living in another country.But if you would like to enjoy both episodes in[...]


My Take On James Corden The Possible New Late Late Show Presenter

My Take On James Corden, The Possible New Late Late Show Presenter

James Corden is a bit ubiquitous on British TV. After gaining initial prominence with the stage show and subsequent film History Boys, playing the Gary Barlow-type in boy band Take That parody Boyz Unlimited, the TV series Fat Friends, and the co-written blockbuster of a show Gavin & Stacey, he became a bit of a […]

Listen To: Scams Radio Ad Kevin ONeill On Life And League And Anonymous Addresses The Nation

Listen To: Scam's Radio Ad, Kevin O'Neill On Life And League And Anonymous Addresses The Nation

Here's the thirty second radio ad for ComixTribe's Kickstarter appeal for the SCAM: Ultimate Collection volume, currently running on the WFAN sports station in New York, KROQ in Los Angeles and WAAF and WKAG in Boston and more...[audio:https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5041898/SCAM%20by%20Joe%20Mulvey_30Radio_Kickstarter%20PreOrder_VerA.mp3]And South London Hardcore talks to Kevin O'Neill about his life, his loves and the new League Of[...]

Now Is The Time To Listen to Neil Gaimans Neverwhere Anywhere

Now Is The Time To Listen to Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere Anywhere

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman has been a TV show, a novel, a comic, a radio play, a stage play, and I wouldn't be surprised if it has been a puppet show in some form or other It's immensely popular for a number of excellent reasons including a mythologized cityscape of London and a host of[...]

The Meet or How to Make Your Own Radio Play by Adi Tantimedh

The Meet, or How to Make Your Own Radio Play by Adi Tantimedh

I’m typing this as I listen to the rest of the six episodes of the radio drama version of Neil Gaiman’s NEVERWHERE Radio drama tends to put me in a pleasant meditative state, but maybe that’s just me.Last week, I talked about the BBC and radio drama and encouraged everyone who wants to tell stories[...]

The DC Comics New 52 Radio Ad Is Quite Abysmal

The DC Comics New 52 Radio Ad Is Quite Abysmal

This is the approved DC radio ad that retailers can run in their local area, and get 75% of the costs back Shame it's so very very dire.Some of you know that for most of my working life I was an advertising copywriter, and for most of that career I specialised in radio.Well, this is[...]

Look It Moves #107 by Adi Tantimedh: Torchwood On The Radio Again

Look! It Moves! #107 by Adi Tantimedh: Torchwood On The Radio Again

He could only work with the scripts he was given.But anyway, what I really want to talk about is radio plays While radio drama is largely forgotten and neglected in America with the rise of TV (there are still some being recorded in America, but those are largely niche and little-known), for those[...]

Wednesday Runaround &#8211 Singalongasimon

Wednesday Runaround – Singalongasimon

Say, do people know I work part time for a radio advertising company, under Si Spurrier's brother-in-law? It's a small world...This is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking I come for your women But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online One day I will rule Until that day, read on.They say[...]

Look It Moves #82: Die Ambridge Die

Look! It Moves! #82: Die, Ambridge! Die!

Americans and non-British people will probably have no idea what the fuck I’m talking about today.THE ARCHERS is a BBC Radio 4’s daily soap opera that’s been running since 1951, which might make it the longest-running soap opera in the world it’s basically about a farming family and the people they know in a fictional[...]