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...Join actors from Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation as they recreate this classic radio thriller. The breathless pace and convincing details make it clear why the 1938 broadcast of an "eyewitness report" of an invasion from Mars...

‘M’ is for Moon Among Other Things  

Written by

Tom Stoppard

~playauthor~Written by~ Tom Stoppard

Faber and Faber, 2012

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...'M' is for Moon Among Other Things is a 1964 radio play for two voices. The death of Marilyn Monroe and the M to N section of an illustrated encyclopedia take on an unexpected significance in the lives of Constance and Alfred...

On ‘Dover Beach’  

Written by

Tom Stoppard

~playauthor~Written by~ Tom Stoppard

Faber and Faber, 2012

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (3), Female (0), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Matthew Arnold engages in animated debate with himself about his poem ‘On Dover Beach’ and its place in history. On ‘Dover Beach’ was written for the actor Alan Howard, one of a series of short plays...

Texts on Radio Broadcasting (1926–1932)

Brecht on Film and Radio

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...[Radio broadcasting began in Germany in 1923 and spread quickly throughout the country with the systematic installation of public broadcasting stations. Dramatic material was used, beginning in 1924 with ‘radio plays’ produced for broadcast...

Family Voices

Written by

Harold Pinter

~playauthor~Written by~ Harold Pinter

Grove Press, 1994

Grove Atlantic Drama

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Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Family Voices was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in January 1981 and subsequenly presented in a 'platform performance' formed in by the National Theatre, London, in February of the same year...

The Threepenny Material (1930–1932)

Brecht on Film and Radio

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...The Bruise – A Threepenny Film [GBFA 19/307-20. Nero-Film Company purchased the adaptation rights to Brecht’s and Weill’s musical on 21 May 1930, hoping to capitalize on what had become the most popular play in Weimar Germany...

The Dissolution of Dominic Boot  

Written by

Tom Stoppard

~playauthor~Written by~ Tom Stoppard

Faber and Faber, 2012

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...The Dissolution of Dominic Boot was written for Just About Midnight, a series of fifteen-minute radio plays and was broadcast in 1964. ‘The peg for ‘Boot’ – a man riding around in a taxi trying to raise the money to pay...

Improbable

Written by

Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2005

Oberon Modern Plays

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...Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest and most individual voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s acclaimed...

Not Talking  

Written by

Mike Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Mike Bartlett

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...If I don't want to tell anyone, it's up to me, right? Lucy knows James has avoided the battle. Mark knows Amanda has fought for her life. But speaking the truth could bring everything crashing...

Introduction: ‘Sowed and Scattered’

Stephen O’Neill

Stephen O’Neill is a Lecturer in the Department of English, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland. His most recent book is Shakespeare and YouTube: New Media Forms of the Bard (Bloomsbury, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Broadcast Your Shakespeare : Continuity and Change Across Media

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2018

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...Shakespeare studies is experiencing a media turn. This is evident in the way that scholars in the field are giving serious critical attention to the proliferation of vernacular produced Shakespeare materials online. It is evident...