From A Great Height [Drama]

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20180710

Drama looking at how the past can catch up on you. With Ray Fearon and Franc Ashman.

Radio 4 drama

based on a true story
by Robin Soans

When a nurse recognises her former teacher in hospital, both their worlds begin to unravel.

Produced and directed by Marion Nancarrow

Robin Soans is a writer and actor. In 2000 he was commissioned to write " A State Affair' - a verbatim play set on the Buttershaw Estate in Bradford as a companion piece to Rita, Sue and Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar, which had been set on the same estate 18 years earlier Three years later came "The Arab-Israeli Cookbook", researched in Israel and Palestine and In 2005, 'Talking to Terrorists' for Out-of-Joint and the Royal Court and described by Michael Billington as 'the most important play of the year', Other plays include 'Life after Scandal' Mixed up North; 'One Turbulent Ambassador' 'Perseverance Drive' at the Bush Theatre and 'Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage' for The Welsh National Theatre, Out-of-Joint, and The Arcola.
Last year, Robin worked on a collaboration between the BBC and Comic Relief to write five monologues from people who had been recipients of money raised by the charity. He is currently working on 'Kelso Rising' a prequel to 'Perseverance Drive'. "Deep Heat" is a collection of monologues and the stories of how they were collected;and he is the co-author of Verbatim, Verbatim.

20180710

Drama looking at how the past can catch up on you. With Ray Fearon and Franc Ashman.

Radio 4 drama

based on a true story
by Robin Soans

When a nurse recognises her former teacher in hospital, both their worlds begin to unravel.

Produced & directed by Marion Nancarrow

Robin Soans is a writer and actor. In 2000 he was commissioned to write " A State Affair' - a verbatim play set on the Buttershaw Estate in Bradford as a companion piece to Rita, Sue and Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar, which had been set on the same estate 18 years earlier Three years later came "The Arab-Israeli Cookbook", researched in Israel and Palestine and In 2005, 'Talking to Terrorists' for Out-of-Joint and the Royal Court and described by Michael Billington as 'the most important play of the year', Other plays include 'Life after Scandal' Mixed up North; 'One Turbulent Ambassador' 'Perseverance Drive' at the Bush Theatre and 'Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage' for The Welsh National Theatre, Out-of-Joint, and The Arcola.
Last year, Robin worked on a collaboration between the BBC and Comic Relief to write five monologues from people who had been recipients of money raised by the charity. He is currently working on 'Kelso Rising' a prequel to 'Perseverance Drive'. "Deep Heat" is a collection of monologues and the stories of how they were collected;and he is the co-author of Verbatim, Verbatim.

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