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by Cat Jones, winner of the 2011 Alfred Bradley Bursary Award with Glory Dazed. This is her first radio play.

An up-and-coming detective who's a stickler for the rules has his certainties tested by the brutal realities of everyday prison life when he investigates the suicide of a young inmate. Why does this particular suicide warrant investigation at such a high level and who is really to blame for Hangdog's death?

This gritty drama goes behind prison doors and looks at the unusual process of the investigation of a prison suicide.

In 2012, Cat won a Butler Trust Award, recognising her contribution in improving experiences and opportunities for prisoners during her five years working in prisons.

Produced and Directed by Sharon Sephton.

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45 minutes

Last on

Thu 11 Jul 2013 14:15

Writer Cat Jones

Writer Cat Jones

On writing... "I can’t really remember why I started but now it would feel very strange to not write.  I suppose I think I have stories I need to tell and things I need to say that I hope other people might want to hear"

To read Cat Jones Blog on writing Hangdog see related links on this page.


Role Contributor
WriterCat Jones
HangdogSamuel Holland
DetectiveJason Done
OscarNeil Bell
BirdlimeRobert Haythorne
CohenOliver Lee
CherylSally Carman
LongSally Carman
DeltaChloe Massey
DirectorSharon Sephton
ProducerSharon Sephton