Radio Dramas

Martians

Martians

A new radio play for BBC Radio 4. In Lucy Caldwell’s Martians, Tia Bannon plays a young midwife who is preparing to leave her family and the world she knows ...
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"Like This"

“Like This”

An original short story written and read by Lucy Caldwell When her toddler needs to use the toilet in a café, a harassed mother of two entrusts her newborn to ...
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"Mayday" - BBC Radio 4 Drama

“Mayday” – BBC Radio 4 Drama

Lucy Caldwell’s new play for radio, “Mayday”, premieres on BBC Radio 4 on Monday, June 12. After broadcast, it will be available for a time on BBC iPlayer. For more ...
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Dear Baby Mine

Lucy Caldwell’s new radio drama for BBC Radio 4, Dear Baby Mine, was broadcast in June 2016. The omnibus edition of the drama will be available on BBC iPlayer for ...
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cyprus

Cyprus Avenue

On April 1, BBC broadcast Cyprus Avenue, one of the stories from Lucy’s anthology Multitudes. The story was read by Laura Pyper and the programme was produced by Heather Larmour ...
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quicksands

Quicksands

Lucy Caldwell’s new radio play “Quicksands”, a drama about the slippery and shifting notions of truth and memory was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on December 8. Though no longer ...
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macniece

The Watcher on the Wall

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of his death, the story of poet Louis MacNeice’s trans-Atlantic love affair with the American short story writer Eleanor Clark and the poetry it inspired, ...
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avenues

Avenues of Eternal Peace

“Avenues of Eternal Peace” – the Afternoon Play on BBC Radio 4, on 4 June 2009 – focused on the horrific events in Tienanmen Square twenty years ago. Student couple ...
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mars

Girl from Mars

“I came home because they found a body. It was two weeks before my twenty-first birthday and a month before my final exam results were out. Which meant I was ...
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