City Speaks, The

Series of short radio dramas based on Peter Ackroyd's specially commissioned short story in which the Virgin Mary makes an appearance in the City of London.

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* Pushing - I Am Not You Are Not Me - Broken Chain20080319Series of short radio dramas based on Peter Ackroyd's specially commissioned short story in which the Virgin Mary makes an appearance in the City of London.Pushing|By Lin Coghlan.|On Virgin Day, a man pushes a fridge across the city.|Man....Jamie Foreman|Boy....Adam Arnold|2/3.|I Am Not You Are Not Me|By Mike Walker.|Jack has to confront the memory of the death of his wife.|With Jim Norton.|3/3.|Broken Chain|By Mark Norfolk.|On the day Bert is released from prison, Leon takes him to see the Virgin.|Bert....Jeffery Kissoon|Leon....Jimmy Akingbola|Jay....Sheri-An Davis|Wayne....Troy Glasgow|With Rachel Bavidge, John Dougall, Nitin Ganatra, Anthony Glennon, Tyronne Lewis, Peter Marinker, Liza Sadovy, Hilary Sesta, Simon Treves.|Music by David Pickvance.|Directed by Jessica Dromgoole, Jeremy Mortimer and Toby Swift
Yalda - Ayshe's Tale - Make Your Way20080320More short radio dramas based on Peter Ackroyd's specially commissioned short story in which the Virgin Mary makes an appearance in the City of London.|1/3.|Yalda|By Mehrdad Seyf.|Just as she is about to go under on the operating table, Yalda remembers the key moments of her life.|Yalda....Adjoa Andoh|Paul....Nitin Ganatra|Surgeon....Simon Treves|2/3.|Ayshe's Tale|By Alison Joseph.|Surely all babies are miracles?|Ayshe....Elif Yesil|Sirkan....Taylan Halici|Halide....Eve Polycarpou|Teresa....Corinna Cunningham|3/3.|Make Your Way|By Nick Warburton.|Chris likes to walk across town.|But today a voice tells him to go underground.|Chris....Charlie Creed-Miles|Woman....Yazmin Lacey-Phillips|With Rachel Bavidge, John Dougall, Nitin Ganatra, Peter Marinker, Liza Sadovy, Simon Treves.|Music by David Pickvance.|Directed by Sam Hoyle, Steven Canny and Conor Lennon.