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The Ditch

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 01 February 2010

Recorded on location, this chilling tale is written and narrated by Paul Evans.

Tom Saunders, a wildlife sound recordist, goes missing, leaving only a collection of recordings and a notebook. These fall into the hands of his radio producer, who tries to piece together what has happened. His quest leads him back to the disturbing aural landscape of Slaughton Ditch, where an obsession with hidden sounds has terrifying and fatal consequences.

Tom Saunders ...... Jimmy Yuill
Narrator ...... Paul Evans

Other parts played by Christine Hall and Richard Angwin.

Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson

Directed by Sarah Blunt.


    Recordings of EVP included extracts from THE GHOST ORCHID, Justin Chapman and Mike Harding, ASH INTERNATIONAL

    Recordings of Knot included extracts
    from STORM: Chris Watson and BJNilsen, TOUCH



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