Radio

Documentaries  |  Drama  |  Interviews

Working with broadcasters in the UK and the US to produce compelling documentaries, drama and content


Documentaries

From Peter Sellers to Dad’s Army, and from Matt Munro to Bing Crosby, radio documentaries that tell the fascinating stories of some of our greatest entertainers, including:

Peter Sellers FI  Morecambe and Wise  Road Movies FI

Peter Sellers: A candid insight into the life of the astonishing comic genius, Peter Sellers, with in-depth and often quite frank contributions from Graham Stark and Peter’s son, Michael Sellers.

Morecambe and Wise: A special two-part documentary that pays an affectionate tribute to Britain’s favourite comedy duo, with in-depth contributions from Eric’s widow, Joan and their son, Gary.

Bing Crosby: A special two-part documentary to mark Bing’s centenary, the programme explores his extraordinary career and his troubled family, with contributions from producer Ken Barnes, Rosemary Clooney and nephew Howard Crosby.

Bob Monkhouse FI  David Croft FI  Matt Monro FI

Bob Monkhouse: Recorded in his dressing room, Bob speaks openly about his life, his passions and his career, including his childhood in Worthing, his extraordinary passion for films working with some of the world’s greatest performers.

David Croft: Undoubtedly the single most influential figure in British television comedy and the man behind the most successful series from the BBC’s ‘golden age’, including Dad’s Army, Are You Being Served, Hi-De-Hi and ‘Allo ‘Allo .

Matt Monro: An affectionate tribute to ‘the singer’s singer’, who had countless chart topping albums and sell out concerts. The programme includes contributions from Matt’s widow Mickie, daughter Michelle and son Matt Monro Jr.


Drama

Adapted and produced for radio.

Peter Pan by JM Barrie – Centenary Production

Peter Pan Recording November 2004

A special centenary recording of JM Barrie’s classic children’s adventure Peter Pan, the story of the mischievous boy who never grew up. The production was adapted for the radio from the original stage play, which first performed in December 1904.

And also…

JM Barrie FI  William Shakespeare FI  Oscar Wilde FI 2

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

The adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest.

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, a farcical comedy which explores the complexity of marriage and the pressures of daily Victorian lives.

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

Sir Robert Chilton is accused of exploiting government secrets and becomes the victim of blackmail, but to be a successful blackmailer, one’s own reputation must be beyond reproach.


Features & Interviews

News, current affairs and arts features, including a range of interviews some of the greatest names on stage and screen, favourite examples include:

Anthony Quayle  Ava Astaire MacKenzie  Roy Kinnear

Anthony Quayle: Internationally renowned actor with credits that range from Shakespeare’s Falstaff to Hollywood blockbusters that include Lawrence of Arabia.

Ava Astaire MacKenzie: Daughter of the legendary Hollywood actor, who talks openly about growing up in Beverley Hills with Charlie Chaplin as a neighbour.

Roy Kinnear: The much-loved comedy actor who appeared in The Beatles film Hard Day’s Night and The Three Musketeers. Roy died tragically following a riding accident while filming The Return of the Musketeers in 1989.

Peter Cushing  PD James  Dave Allen

Peter Cushing: One of the kindest people anyone could wish to meet, a personality that’s at odds with the horror characters that he has played in numerous Hammer Films.

PD James: Best-selling crime writer, her first book, Cover Her Face, was published in 1962 when she was 42 years of age.

Dave Allen: Popular Irish comedian, whose BBC television series became compulsive viewing in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

David Dimbleby   Davy Jones  Donald Sinden

David Dimbleby: Broadcast journalist and presenter of BBC television’s Question Time talks about his career and his father, the ground breaking broadcaster, Richard Dimbleby.

Davy Jones: Lead singer of The Monkees reflects on a career at the forefront of the music business and his life long passion to ride the winner at The Grand National.

Donald Sinden: One of Britain’s favourite actors and star of classic British films, including The Cruel Sea and The Day of the Jackal.