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Voices from the Old Bailey, The Other Simenon and Positive by Tina Pepler, Afternoon Play- Radio and Audio Review 3rd August 2011

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Drama, social history and politics from Old Bailey court transcripts

Riots and sexual subcultures in Voices From The Old Bailey, MaĆ®tre lawyer falling in love with his client in The Other Simenon, and who would want to be a doctor dealing with the ethics of under-age teenagers getting pregnant and being tested positive for HIV and that’s not all Tina Pepler managed to electrify into an Afternoon Play. Read the rest of this entry »

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Serious Money and the Art of Austerity, The Browning Version and Rattigan’s Versions, The Apple Tree and But If You Try Sometimes from the Afternoon Play, Richard the Second, Plantagenet, and the Day of the Jackal, Shalom Berlin and a Blind Date with Bloomsday. Radio and Audio Review 19th June 2011

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The book cover to Caryl Churchill's seminal play on the City "Serious Money."

BBC Radio Three's "Money Talks" season started with Caryl Churchill's "Serious Money"

BBC Radio Three has been providing poignant and sharply relevant drama and documentary programmes on the collapse of the domestic and global economy. This is public service broadcasting at its most anxious and perplexing.

As savings and assets evaporate in banking and property collapses, unemployment and inflation soars, and economic confidence implodes most people are helpless and powerless. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by libertarianspirit

June 19, 2011 at 2:23 pm

Posted in Radio and Audio Review

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