An apocalypse waiting to happen and a relationship breaking in it's wake. The Town We Tried to Grow Up In, a radio play by Bryn Richards, explores the heartbreaks of a rocky relationship and how love unwinds in the wake of an apocalypse.
Director & Editor - Rosie Day
Writer - Bryn Richards
Cast (in order of appearance):
Narrator: Danny Djalili
Alex: Dean Murphy
Charlie: Gabriella Turno
Claire De Lune by Claud Debussy
Alex by Wild Child
Alex West and Naomi Gildert interview Mark Addy ahead of his guest speech at Roses Festival 2019. They talk about Sport, York and who Mark thinks should sit on the Iron Throne.
A short comedy by Logan Barker
In the 21st century, a world transgressing boundaries and brimming with unknown technologies, a high school student's vision goes tragically wrong... or right?
Intro and outro song: Tiny Tim, Tiptoe Through the Tulips
Cast (in order of appearance):
Frank - Ben Price
Sam - Rohan Millen
Teacher - Nicola Gill
Creature - Alex Dixon
Figure - Georgia Craig
Director - Rosie Day
Editor & Producer - SJ Callender
Editor - Marc Girot
Fortis Simons interviews Dee Ryder, Producer and co-founder of Misfits entertainment producing high-quality and entertaining genre film and television around the world. In 2019 Andee made history by becoming the first transgender person to be BAFTA nominated for Outstanding British Film and Best Documentary for Mcqueen, Fortis Simons had the opportunity to sit down with them to explore her life and work.
Fortis Simons interviews BAFTA and Royal Television Society Craft award winning editor Joby Gee. Joby Gee has worked in television for over thirty years, working on Horizon and Walking With Dinosaurs, to BBC2’s ‘The Fallen’ won him the BAFTA award for Best Editing. Fortis Simons had the opportunity to sit down with them to explore his life and work.
Fortis Simons interviews the winners of 'Best New Directors' at the 2018 UK Music Video Awards Linden Feng and Hannah Palumbo who go by their politically motivated aliases ‘Zhang and Knight'. The pair have gone on to build a phenomenal reputation creating a very distinctive style driven by striking visuals and metaphysical storytelling, crafting emotional and enigmatic worlds within their work. Having graduated from the Film and Television Production course at York, they have returned to give a masterclass. Fortis Simons had the opportunity to sit down with them to explore their life and work.
Fortis Simons interviews two time academy award nominated editor Joe Walker. Coming back to York to receive an honorary doctorate for his successful career in editing, working on films such as Blade Runner 2049, 12 Years a slave, Arrival and many more. Film and Television production student Fortis Simons had the opportunity to sit down with Joe Walker to explore his life and work.
Tune in for a spooky show full of ghosts, ghouls and terrifying stories. This live performance of a selection of haunting radio dramas is not to be missed, and will leave you shivering with fright!
The Speech teams latest radio drama Technophobia (written by Joe Dolan) is an emotive and intense listen, which questions the costs of technological advancement in our society, and the impact it may have on us in the future. Starring Claire Geller, Leo Clasen and Ella Rainbird-Earley.
Covering Friday of Roses 2018 from Lancaster!