30 Minute Radio Plays

30 minute audio drama

If you want a satisfying listen on your 30 minute run or half hour commute, try a little something from our handy half hour playlist of 30 minute radio plays. A potluck of horror, comedy and drama.

Half hour radio plays

For a touch of Edinburgh Fringe, try Carried, recorded live at the Pleasance King Dome. Or try a bit of sketch comedy from Radio Hoo-Hah. Feeling brave? try our immersive 3D horrors, The passenger/The river or Edgar Allen Poe classic the Cask of Amontillado.

A Very Grimm Christmas
A Very Grimm Christmas
A Very Grimm Christmas - Hansel and Gretel
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  • A Very Grimm Christmas - Hansel and Gretel

    A Very Grimm Christmas - Hansel and Gretel

    Apr 16, 2020 • 00:24:37

    Fairytale audio horror. A dark adaptation of the Brothers Grimm tale. Recorded live as part of A Very Grimm Christmas at the Camden roundhouse in front of an unnerved audience.

  • A Very Grimm Christmas - The Brave Little Tailor

    A Very Grimm Christmas - The Brave Little Tailor

    Apr 23, 2020 • 00:31:11

    Horror. A dark adaptation of the Brother’s Grimm tale, not intended for children. part of 'A Very Grimm Christmas' recorded live at The Roundhouse Camden. Putting the grim in Brothers Grimm.

  • A Very Grimm Christmas - The Maiden Without Hands

    A Very Grimm Christmas - The Maiden Without Hands

    Apr 23, 2020 • 00:37:02

    Horror. A dark adaptation of the Brother’s Grimm tale. Not aimed at children. several audience members fainted during the recording during a gruesome description of mutilation.

  • A Very Grimm Christmas - The Robber Bridegroom

    A Very Grimm Christmas - The Robber Bridegroom

    Apr 23, 2020 • 00:24:23

    Audio Horror. A dark adaptation of the Brother’s Grimm tale. Not intended for children. Part of A Very Grimm Christmas, performed and recorded live. Strong stomach required.

  • Alice's Wunderland

    Alice's Wunderland

    Apr 24, 2020 • 00:37:21

    BBC Radio 4 surreal sketch series by Alice Lowe, starring RADA students. ‘Wunderland. It’s a place in the nether regions, a manky magical kingdom, the site of many wange and stronderful things. A wok of weirdness’.

  • Angel

    Angel

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:27:04

    Claire Skinner (Outnumbered) has finally achieved her dream of having a baby, in her forties. Neglecting her husband (Jamie Glover - Waterloo Road) and devoted to her baby, Angel, she discovers he is living up to his name and is literally growing wings... From writer Zalie Burrow.

  • Bert and Dave's Big Break

    Bert and Dave's Big Break

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:27:09

    Where is reality TV going? What extent will people go to to realise their dreams? Black Comedy

  • Carried

    Carried

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:34:21

    As of 2014 Stephen King's statistics included 66 years. 35,000,000 Words. 180 film and TV adaptations and 79 novels. this is a drama in one act that tells the story of Stephen King and Tabitha King. One unstoppable writer. One inspirational wife. Part of the 'Couples Who Changed the World'…

  • Chicken Salad of a Troubled Mind

    Chicken Salad of a Troubled Mind

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:26:21

    The winning script of our Young Writer’s Competition, The Chicken Salad of a Troubled Mind is set in the deep and murky subconscious of a troubled mind. We follow the footsteps of Sarah as she attempts to lunch with her mum, and bond with her sister, without her innermost thoughts…

  • Chocolate Orange Biscuits

    Chocolate Orange Biscuits

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:31:08

    Lisa Parry Plays. A collection from radio comedies from playwright Lisa Parry. Includes from Brum to Manhattan, Hot Chocolate and Therapy and Throwing Oranges to the Ducks. Lisa Parry's plays have been widely staged in the UK and USA to great critical acclaim.