A double bill of 2 x 40-minute audio dramas for The National Archives, about the Irish War of Independence 1920-21.
Listen for free via The National Archives website, and read blogs from the writers and Archives' researchers about the extraordinary material which inspired both plays.
A community audio drama project, using colonial-era statues as the inspiration to tell some new, more contemporary stories about an area and its people. Four new dramas from the 2022 pilot, lasting 5-15 minutes each, are now available free online.
A joyously nuts 50-minute audio drama co-created with two primary schools and a youth theatre on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. Listen in full online for free.
A geolocative audio walk of a high street, featuring stories told by real residents pinned to the locations where they happened. Currently in development in Bury Park, Luton. Listen to our first 15-minute drama, written with and performed by a local community cast.
Out of the Woods is an independent drama podcast co-created with British-Bosnian writer and producer Miran Hadzic. The first series features three new plays from or inspired by Kosovo.
Two new 30-minute audio dramas for The National Archives, inspired by real-life files about the migration of Indian and Arab seamen to British port cities during the 1920s.
Available for free on The National Archives' website, along with some panel discussions featuring writers Satinder Chohan and Hassan Abdulrazzak, from a live listening party.
Five 20-minute audio dramas developed for the History department of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
It is a little known fact that, despite its diverse student body today, SOAS was originally founded to train officers of the British Empire.
This uncomfortable history, along with other issues around the politics of teaching and learning, are examined in five fearless plays by an all-female writing team, all available to listen for free.
Original audio drama written by Fin Kennedy for BBC Radio 4, in collaboration with singer-songwriter PJ Harvey.
Kosovan-born and Manchester-rasied siblings Rebeka and Dardan return to Kosovo after a mass grave is discovered close to their native village. They discover a young nation striving to forge a path for reconciliation.
5 x 15-minute episodes on BBC Sounds, first broadcast in 2017.
Returning series on BBC Radio 4 by Fin Kennedy and starring Owen Teale, 5 x 45-minute dramas set inside secretive government spy agency GCHQ.
Not currently publically available, you can still listen for free - email us for a private link.
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If you have a group who might benefit from setting up their own audio drama podcast, drop us a line to talk it through.