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 - 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
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
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
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.
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’.
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
Apr 25, 2020 • 00:27:09
Bert and Dave always wanted to be famous. They always wanted people to admire them. They always wanted to make a difference and challenge people. They still do… ‘Bert and Dave’s Big Break’ is a black comedy that wonders where reality TV is going and what extent people will go…
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
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
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.