Trumpet [Riot Girls]

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0120200127

When celebrated jazz trumpeter Joss Moody dies, his adopted son Colman makes an extraordinary discovery - the man he adored as his father was, in fact, a woman. Adjoa Andoh, Enyi Okoronkwo and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel.

This fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

CAST

Older Millie....Maureen Beattie
Colman....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore....Jessica Turner
May....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

The death of jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret.

No-holds-barred dramas written by women, featuring extraordinary female characters.

0220200128

Adjoa Andoh, Enyi Okoronkwo and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel. When celebrated jazz trumpeter Joss Moody dies, his adopted son Colman makes an extraordinary discovery - the man he adored as his father was, in fact, a woman.

This fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

CAST

Older Millie....Maureen Beattie
Colman....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore....Jessica Turner
May....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

The death of jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret.

No-holds-barred dramas written by women, featuring extraordinary female characters.

0320200129

Adjoa Andoh, Sinead MacInnes and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel. Joss Moody's widow, Millie, remembers the early days of their marriage and her apparently impossible desire to have a child.

This fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

CAST

Older Millie....Maureen Beattie
Colman....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore....Jessica Turner
May....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

Millie and Colman struggle to come to terms with the fall-out from Joss's death.

No-holds-barred dramas written by women, featuring extraordinary female characters.

0420200130

Adjoa Andoh, Enyi Okoronkwo and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel. Colman and Sophie travel to Glasgow to interview people from Joss's childhood - when Joss was a girl called Josephine.

This fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

CAST

Older Millie....Maureen Beattie
Colman....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore....Jessica Turner
May....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

The death of jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret.

No-holds-barred dramas written by women, featuring extraordinary female characters.

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Adjoa Andoh, Enyi Okoronkwo and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel. Colman finally opens the letter left to him by his dead father - his father who used to be a woman. This fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

CAST

Older Millie....Maureen Beattie
Colman....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore....Jessica Turner
May....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

Colman opens the letter left to him by his dead father - his father who used to be a woman

No-holds-barred dramas written by women, featuring extraordinary female characters.

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When celebrated jazz trumpeter Joss Moody dies, his adopted son Colman makes an extraordinary discovery - the man he adored as his father was, in fact, a woman.

Adjoa Andoh, Enyi Okoronkwo and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel.

Omnibus of the fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

Older Millie....Maureen Beattie
Colman....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore....Jessica Turner
May....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

First broadcast in five parts on BBC Radio 4 in January 2019.

The death of jazz trumpeter Joss Moody exposes an extraordinary secret.

No-holds-barred dramas written by women, featuring extraordinary female characters.