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Darger and the Detective

Written by Mike Walker and starring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts.

A play drawing on the writings of reclusive artist Henry Darger, imagining his inner life. It focuses on two obsessions - of the hunter Detective and his prey, and two characters locked in a conflict that flickers between fantasy and the streets and which unfolds from 1910 to 1970. Recorded in Chicago by actors from the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 21 Jun 2009 20:00

Binaural sound: doing the best for Beckett

Sir Ian McKellen and Carl Prekopp with the musicians from Words and Music

How immersive technology brings Beckett's radio plays to life.