Description
This is the story of a legend in the making.
A nervous young man lives at the dead end of a dead-end town.
On his eighteenth birthday he comes into his inheritance.
With a little help from an old teacher, he finds it equips him to broadcast over the internet.
Living in a house where rolling news is a constant presence, he does what comes naturally - he fires up his computer and presents the news.
But his news is different.
It puts a spring in its audience's step.
That is, until his grandma starts to grow suspicious about what this boy is getting up to, nightly in his bedroom, and tries to put a stop to the broadcasts completely.
A quirky comedy about a teenager who becomes an internet phenomenon by Ben Lewis.
Cast:
Boy....Joshua Jenkins
Grandma....Julia McKenzie
Sir....Mark Heap
Grandad....Peter Marinker
Newsreader...Alison Pettitt
Director: Kirsty Williams.
Quirky comedy by Ben Lewis about a teenager becomes an internet phenomenon.
A quirky comedy about a teenager who becomes a good-news internet phenomenon.
A nervous young man lives at the dead end of a dead-end town. On his eighteenth birthday he comes into his inheritance. With a little help from an old teacher, he finds it equips him to broadcast over the internet.
Living in a house where rolling news is a constant presence, he does what comes naturally - he fires up his computer and presents the news. But his news is different. It puts a spring in its audience's step. That is, until his grandma starts to grow suspicious about what this boy is getting up to, nightly in his bedroom, and tries to put a stop to the broadcasts completely.

Author

Duration

  • 45 Minutes

Genre

  • Drama

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20100917 (Radio 4)
  • Repeated:
    • 20120618
    • 20120618  (R4+)
    • 20130802  (R4+)
    • 20130803  (R4+)

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