Black Dog

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20151114

by Katie Hims.

Out of the blue, Clare's husband goes missing leaving her alone with their seven year old son and a huge black dog to look after. Award-winning playwright Katie Hims' funny and moving play about family, loss and love, starring Claire Rushbrook.

Original music by Nina Perry

Cellist - Danny Keane

Directed by Mary Peate

Katie Hims is one of Radio Four's most prolific playwrights. Listeners will know her writing from Radio Four's World War One drama series Home Front and many other acclaimed radio dramas including Lost Property and King David and adaptations of the original Nordic Noir series Martin Beck, Elmore Leonard's The Hot Kid and Black Beauty. Katie's most recent stage play was Billy The Girl for Clean Break Theatre Company.

Claire Rushbrook first became known for Mike Leigh's film Secrets and Lies, and has since then starred in numerous TV dramas, including most recently Home Fires, My Mad Fat Diary and Whitechapel.

Ralph Ineson was recently to be seen in Hangmen by Martin McDonagh at the Royal Court Theatre. Soon to be seen as the lead in award-winning feature filmThe Witch.