SOUNDS LIKE THIS is a 26 x 5' series for CBeebies Radio/Made in Manchester. It brings the phonetic alphabet to life for a pre-school and early school audience. The series has been written, composed and produced by Robert Rigby who also acts and sings in it with co-presenter Amy Enticknap. It launches on Monday 8th June and (from 06.00 on 8th June) can be accessed via http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio/sounds-like-this-abracadabra
Tina Pepler is on the writing team for HOME FIRES a new six-part drama series created by Simon Block which follows a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. Tx started on ITV1 at 9pm on Sunday 3rd May and Tina's Episode 4 airs on Sunday 24 May http://www.itv.com/presscentre/ep4week22/home-fires
THE BAKING BEARS a cookery show for young children and their families launched on YouTube in March 2015. Created, written and directed by Allan and produced with his partner Simon Sparks for Splendy Entertainment, exciting plans are afoot for the rollout of this interactive edutainment show.
Paul Walker is Story Producer on RED ROCK the new Irish continuing drama series for TV3 set in a fictional seaside suburb on the northside of Dublin and centred on 2 families (The Keilys and the Hennessys) in a typical middle-class Dublin area, and the local Police Station. The series launched in January 2015, airs twice a week and is produced by Element Pictures and Company Pictures.
Laurence Mark Wythe's award winning and off-Broadway musical TOMORROW MORNING sees its premiere in Germany NUR NOCH BIS MORGEN on 6 March 2015 running weekends until 23 May 2015. The musical has now been seen in London, New York, Melbourne, Toyko, Seoul, as well as in Lisbon and Austria with further productions in development.
The EXETER NORTHCOTT THEATRE has announced that Paul Jepson has been engaged as its new Artistic and Executive Director with effect from January 2015. Commenting on his appointment Paul said: “I am delighted to be joining the Exeter Northcott Theatre as its new Artistic and Executive Director. The senior management team at the theatre aspire to run a powerhouse venue for Exeter, the South West and beyond. We will build collaborations that allow us to make daring theatre of a national and international standard. Far from being a theatre for the few and of the same, we will continue to be - above all else – a theatre for the different and the many."More info
The new version of Sony's immensely popular Playstation game LITTLE BIG PLANET 3 was launched at the end of 2014 written by experienced writer Dean Wilkinson and reviewed as ' by far the best LittleBigPlanet yet' (Huffington Post). Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are back together - in a video game. Fry is the voiceover and Laurie plays the lightbulb-headed Newton, caretaker of Bunkum which is the world that the player tries to save and with three new playable characters: Oddsock, Swoop and Toggle.
JJ Almond is Executive Director of PARK THEATRE – which has won Fringe Theatre of the Year in January 2015 and is London’s newest two space, state-of-the-art theatre situated thirty seconds from Finsbury Park tube station. Since opening in May 2013, productions at the theatre have included DAYTONA starring Maureen Lipman and Harry Shearer, which transferred to the West End, the critically lauded INTIMATE APPAREL and David Henry Hwang’s YELLOW FACE which went on to run at the National Theatre Shed. More info
Ray Brooking Valiant tx Friday 20 November 2015
Ray Brooking Troubled Waters tx Thursday 8 October 2015