Interview With…Marika McKennell

We chatted to the playwright about her audio play Cunch which is being made available as part of the Written on the Waves project. Hi Marika, could you explain what ‘Cunch’ is about? CUNCH, is a slang word for County Lines – using children to transport and sell drugs from cities to rural areas –… Read More

Interview With… Sam Crerar

We chatted to Sam about starring in The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School as part of the Written on the Waves Project. Hi Sam, for those who don’t know what The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School isabout – could you explain a little more about it? Hi! The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School is a… Read More

REVIEW: Recognition, Written on the Waves

This gorgeously thoughtful piece uses music to explore themes of inequality, prejudice, passion and artistry to great effect. The rise of audio dramas throughout lockdown over the last year has brought to life some truly extraordinary stories – including this one written by Amanda Wilkin that celebrates music and passion but also highlighting the theme… Read More

NEWS: 45North and Ellie Keel Productions Announce Full Casting for recognition and The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School

The two plays will form the penultimate pieces in the audio play series, Written on the Waves. 45North and Ellie Keel Productions have announced the full casts for Amanda Wilkin and Rachael Nanyonjo’s recognition, available from the 17th February; and Jaclyn Backhaus’ The Giant Pacific Octopus Maritime School,the penultimate piece in the audio play series, Written on the Waves, which will be released on… Read More

Interview With…. Hannah Bristow

Emma Clarendon chatted to the actress about starring in A Passion Play as part of 45North and Ellie Keel Production’s Written on the Waves project. Hi Hannah, could you tell me what A Passion Play is about? It’s a play about two teenage girls in Ireland involved in their local parish’s Passion Play retelling the… Read More

Interview With…Mary Higgins

Mary Higgins chatted to Emma Clarendon about her and Ell Potter’s new audio play called Lem N Ginge: The Princess of Kakos, narrated by the Olivier Award-winning Sharon D. Clarke. Thanks for talking to me. Could you tell me more about Lem N Ginge: The Princess of Kakos? Hello! Yes. I’m Mary, co-creator of Lem N Ginge with… Read More