Drama On 3 [Drama On 3]

Drama ranging from the experimental to the Classics.


DO320050109A new play written especially for Radio 3, from one of Britain's greatest living dramatists Ted Whitehead, about a man returning to his home town and re-examining his relationship with his father.

Tony....Jonathan Pryce

Bridget....Sue Johnston

Dominic....Tom Bell

Written by Ted Whitehead

Directed by Bruce Hyman

DO320050306A double bill of plays by August Strindberg:

Playing With Fire

An artist visits the home of a wealthy family and renews his romantic pursuit of his host's wife. Starring Fiona Shaw and Jonathan Coy.

Directed by Peter Kavanagh

The Pelican

After the death of their father, two children discover disturbing truths about their mother. Starring Janet McTeer and Susan Jameson.

Directed by Steven Canny.

DO320170924Kenneth Cranham's portrayal of a man suffering from dementia in this darkly funny drama.

Kenneth Cranham's moving portrayal of a man suffering from dementia in Florian Zeller's award-winning stage play, translated by Christopher Hampton.

This darkly funny drama tells the story of 80-year-old André's declining mental powers and the efforts of his daughter Anne (Claire Skinner) to balance caring for him with the demands of her own life.

A Theatre Royal Bath/Ustinov Studio/Tricyle Theatre production directed by James Macdonald.

Winner of the 2014 Molière award for France's best play, The Father by Florian Zeller received five star reviews across the board in the UK.

André....Kenneth Cranham
Anne....Claire Skinner
Pierre....Nicholas Gleaves
Laura....Kirsty Oswald
Man....Jim Sturgeon
Woman....Rebecca Charles

Sound Design, Christopher Shutt
Director, James Macdonald
Producer, Mary Peate