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Tumanbay: Exit Interview With The Director – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh
This is probably BBC Radio's most ambitious historical radio drama series for years, and it's apparent there will be a season two at some point down the line Spies, assassins, plague, an invading army, war, slavery, revenge, an empire under siege, all the ingredients for an epic drama Goldhawk Productions have been producing some of[...]
Tumanbay: Interview with The Commander – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh
Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4's answer to Game of Thrones, has hit its ninth episode this week War looms as an invasion of the empire is now unstoppable as the huge cast of characters go about their business, pursuing their agendas, with mystics, prophecies and betrayals abound. Alexander Siddig has played Dr Julian Bashir on Star Trek: Deep[...]
Tumanbay: Interviews With The Women – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh
Adi Tantimedh writes… Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4's epic 10-part historical thriller heads towards its final stretch with the 8th episode this week. Here we have mini-interviews with Olivia Popica, who plays Heaven, the daughter of a trader who has been taken hostage by the nameless Slave from a plague-ridden ship as he makes his way towards Tumanbay[...]
Tumanbay: Interview with the Royal Spymaster – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh
Adi Tantimedh writes Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4's epic historical drama reached episode seven out of its ten-week run this week. This week, we interview Rufus Wright, who plays Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster charged with rooting out traitors and spies who would seek to bring down the empire Gregor's progress set one of the main threads of the[...]
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 – 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 radio It'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?
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… 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 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[...]
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:] 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 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[...]