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Black Boys Cry. New Coal. Waves

Rebecca Jones introduces Black Boys Cry by Prince Taylor, New Coal by Stacie Woosley and Waves by Scott Brummitt.

BBC Arts Correspondent Rebecca Jones introduces the best new audio dramas from the New Creatives.

BBC Arts and Arts Council England have joined forces to give 500 emerging artists the chance to tell the stories they want to tell. New Creatives are aged between 16 and 30 - and their work is featuring on BBC TV, online and radio.

BBC Radio 4 Extra is the place to hear the very best dramas from these writers new to radio. And the writers themselves tell us what inspired them to explore the world of sound.

In this episode, a man looks back to a fateful day in Black Boys Cry, written by Prince Taylor. In the second story, we enter a bright future in New Coal, written by Stacie Woolsey. And in Waves, written by Scott Brummitt, a teenager looks for solace in the radio.

Black Boys Cry
written by Prince Taylor
voice artist: Kwame Asiedu
A Calling the Shots production for New Creatives which is supported by BBC Arts and Arts Council England.

New Coal
written by Stacie Woolsey
featuring the voices of: George Wilson, Julie Marsh, Sophie Marsh
An ICA Production for New Creatives which is supported by BBC Arts and Arts Council England.

Waves
written by Scott Brummitt.
Sam ..... Eliot Sayers
DJ ..... David Hooper
A Tyneside Cinema production for New Creatives which is supported by BBC Arts and Arts Council England.

More information about the New Creatives can be found on the BBC Arts website.

Presented by Rebecca Jones
Producer: Peter McHugh for BBC Radio 4 Extra

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