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Chilling radio drama.

Episodes

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01The Desk2011101820140526
20150517 (BBC7)
20150518 (BBC7)

Davis Finch is a hack TV writer with aspirations to write a novel.

In order to be a real writer he feels he needs a proper desk.

The one he buys changes his life.

He becomes a success - but at what price? A spooky psychological thriller.

Davis Finch covets a desk he has seen in an antique shop.

He feels it will somehow magically help him write his novel.

Make him complete.

He gets sacked for his TV hack work and sets to write his novel at the new desk.

Then he finds a secret drawer.

All the Dark Corners: The Desk by Andrew Readman

The first in our chilling series of three plays. Davis Finch is a hack TV writer with aspirations to write a novel. In order to be a real writer he feels he needs a proper desk. The one he buys changes his life. He becomes a success - but at what price? A spooky psychological thriller.

Producer/Director Gary Brown

Davis Finch covets a desk he has seen in an antique shop. He feels it will somehow magically help him write his novel. Make him complete. He gets sacked for his TV hack work and sets to write his novel at the new desk. Then he finds a secret drawer.

By Andrew Readman. Aspiring novelist Davis Finch acquires a desk which wins him success.

02Something In The Water2011101920140527
20150524 (BBC7)
20150525 (BBC7)

When crusading scientist and committed atheist James Woolmer is sacked from his job as a columnist, he decides to up sticks and move his family to the country to get away from it all.

What he finds is a village gripped by hysteria and fear and a lucrative tourist industry surrounding Standlake's resident lake monster, Lachey.

Despite the weird skin abrasions and the rumbling in the pipes James is utterly sceptical, until he sees something in the water.

All the Dark Corners: Something in the Water by Paul Cornell.

The second in our chilling series All the Dark Corners.

When crusading scientist and committed atheist James Woolmer is sacked from his job as a columnist, he decides to up sticks and move his family to the country to get away from it all. What he finds is a village gripped by hysteria and fear and a lucrative tourist industry surrounding Standlake's resident lake monster, Lachey. Despite the weird skin abrasions and the rumbling in the pipes James is utterly sceptical, until he sees something in the water.

James....James Nickerson

Erica....Zara Turner

Ben....Joel Davies

Ruskin....Conrad Nelson

Peter....Jonathan Keeble

Batley....Stephen Hoyle

Helen....Ruth Alexander Rubin

directed by Nadia Molinari

By Paul Cornell. Sceptical scientist James moves to Standlake, famous for its lake monster

03 LASTThe Dying Wish2011102020140528

by Rosemary Kay

Fran and her partner Abe are befriended by a lonely old woman, Joy, who lives in the flat above.

Joy persuades them to perform an ancient ritual after she's died.

They unwittingly agree without

realising the terrifying consequences of their action.

A quest for eternal life and the living dead

permeate this chilling horror story.

Fran - Sarah Smart

Abe - Jonathan Keeble

David - Robert Pickavance

Joy - Janice Mckenzie

Jack - James Quin

Directed by Pauline Harris

The Dying Wish

Joy persuades them to perform an ancient ritual after she's died. They unwittingly agree without

realising the terrifying consequences of their action. A quest for eternal life and the living dead