Valentine’s Day Radio Plays 2022
Valentines Day 2022
Valentine’s Day 2022 is nearly here folks! Last year many of us were staying at home, missing loved ones or going stir crazy. This year, dating, nights out and romantic dinners are back on the table. Get into the mood for love with our collection of audio dramas and audio comedy. Enjoy romantic classics like Romeo and Juliet or Daphnis and Chloe and then try out The Dating Game and be thankful you’re not on a date with one of these characters. Feeling lonely this V day? At least we have laugh out loud funny The St Valentine’s Day Murder to cheer us all up.
Few things are as invigorating as a gin and tonic with ice and a slice, don’t you agree? Mind you, I’ve never been to Lourdes or white water rafting. That Strongbow was a mistake though. A definite mistake. These hot tears tumble from eyes who see all and yet see not, wings spread, I soar through the memory, our joining, our lot. An alternative Valentine’s Day story from Adam Elms.
Valentine’s day. Creepy audio thriller. Married Nicola receives a mystery Valentine from a stranger with a dark obsession. ‘Stuart’ seem to know her well, and shows no signs of backing off.
The Kiss tells the story of the first interracial kiss on television, between Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner in Star Trek. Recorded live at The Pleasance King Dome at the Edinburgh Festival. In a moment the wall between people of different skin colour began to crumble.
Comedy. Andy never has relationships longer than ten days, then he meets Emma, trainee marriage counsellor. Do opposites ever attract? Can the man who never dates, date? And how does the psychologist get together with someone who declares psychology to be the dark art? Written by Jon Baker.
Daphnis and Chloe is considered the first ever novel, written around 300BC. Hattie Naylor’s adaptation of Longus’ ancient Greek story of young lovers beset by pirates, and aided by supernatural forces. Performed by 3rd year RADA students
Set in late-Victorian England, this drama explores the tragic effects of Victorian attitudes to homosexuality, and how it affected politicians and artists. These including Oscar Wilde, his lover Bosie and Bosie’s brother Francis, personal secretary and rumoured lover to Lord Rosebery and son of the Marquis of Queensberry.
Redder than Roses is an intense intimate drama based on the lives of Mary Queen of Scots and the French poet Chastelard. No British monarch was more glamorous than Mary Queen of Scots. No one was more spellbound by her than the Pierre de Boscol de Chastelard. But as he yearns for an intimacy impossible given Mary’s position – especially under the watchful eye of the puritanical Earl of Moray – Chastelard is driven to ever more desperate measures. Celebrity stalker? Poet uncompromising in quest of beauty? Decide for yourself, in an intimate drama with all the intensity of Renaissance tragedy recorded live at the Lee Wood Hotel as part of the Buxton Festival.
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’ series performed live at the Edinburgh Festival.
The St Valentine’s Day Murder explores the happenings at the ‘Running out of Fish’ Valentine’s Day speed dating event. Events take an unromantic turn when one of the members of a dating site is murdered. Can detective Jean-Pierre LePoulet solve the murder? What dark secrets are the speed daters hiding? Is anyone really who they seem to be?
The Dating Game. Are you dating? Ever wonder why those endless dates just never work out? Maybe this short dating comedy sketch show might just ring true.
Plus one is an awkward romantic comedy. A 30 year old computer programmer, recently invited to a friends wedding, embarks on a series of awkward phone calls to find a date.
Romeo and Juliet Audio Play. West Thames College students perform Shakespeare’s classic tale of star crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, directed by Jenny Runacre.
Extracts from the novel by Choderlos De Laclos, read by the Donmar Cast of the stage play, including Dominic West, Elaine Cassidy and Janet McTeer. Directed by Zoe Ford.
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