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When The Pips Stop

A poetic and playful love song to Radio 4 by Oliver Emanuel.

By Oliver Emanuel

It’s 2:13pm on a remote Scottish island where the only inhabitants are two sisters.

One of them hasn’t spoken to the other for over two years.

They’re listening to The Archers, and then Radio 4 goes off-air.

Now they have to learn to live together and without the one thing they each cherish: Radio 4.

Starring Shauna Macdonald and Jessica Hardwick

Additional voices: Jakob Jakobsson and Ken Mitchell.

We’re indebited to Ian Messiter and the Ian Messiter Estate for kindly allowing us to create our version of Just a Minute.

Additional research supplied by Dr James Purdon (University of St Andrews)


Older… Shauna Macdonald
Younger … Jessica Hardwick
Icelandic man…Jakob Jakobsson
Radio Announcer … Ken Mitchell

Directed by Kirsty Williams

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44 minutes

Last on

Thu 11 Oct 2018 14:15


  • Thu 11 Oct 2018 14:15

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