Category Archives: radio play

Alan Dunn & John Hyatt – The Ballad of Ray and Julie

A couple of tapes in a shoebox found on the street, it might as well have the point of departure for The Ballad of Ray and Julie. But it was not. Graffitti was, and a brick wall, and an empty space somewhere in town. The story is: something once was, and maybe still is, or could have been, and people were involved. The result is a reconstruction in various forms. There wouldnot have been a result without the involvement of knowledge. “Life is solving problems” said Karl Popper. I forgot…

Dai Coelacanth – Return of the Cosmic Scorpion

Do Dai Coelacanth’s contributions to Radio On evolve into a sci-fi radioplay, a discardable walkman’s alternative to all paytv’s series? Be your own detective. Read his words. Maybe they sound familiar. Susan had joined a show band. I was asked to play trumpet. Not in the band. They wanted me to stand in a shop doorway. They liked my tone. They said it was undecipherable. We had been on the planet for twenty years and had failed to establish ourselves. We were there. We were alive. We were regressing. Susan’s…