Ears Wide Open

Five plays all set in the dark.

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20050530

Five plays all set in the dark.

1/5. Soft and Gooey

By Sheila Goff.

When a student carries out a test measuring the power of suggestion on her blindfolded ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, she decides to play some rather nasty games.

Robyn....Emily Joyce

Ben....Carl Prekopp

Steph....Helen Longworth

Directed by Liz Webb.

20050531

Series of five plays all set in the dark.

2/5. In the Dark

By Van Badham.

Recently dumped Diane discovers herself at a 'blind' party, where singles mingle in the dark, with nothing to go on but the sound of each other's voices.

Diane....Anne-Marie Duff

Kenny....Simon Trinder

Fliss....Miranda Hart

Directed by Liz Webb.

20050601

Series of five plays all set in the dark.

3/5. Surprise, Surprise!

By Charlotte Goodwin

Inside a giant cardboard cake, we wait with Abi as she is about to leap out and surprise her partner Marcus on their joint 40th birthday. Full of uncertainty about the future, she is joined in the cake by an unexpected guest.

Abi....Bharti Patel

Miss Homebake....Alison Carney

Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

20050602

Five plays all set in the dark.

4/5. Float On

By Trevor Lloyd.

Newly single Dave checks into a flotation tank for a session that proves to be far from relaxing.

Dave....Robert Webb

Daisy....Katy Carmichael

Hal....Nicholas Boulton

Directed by Claudine Toutoungi

20050603

Five plays all set in the dark.

5/5. The Nocturnalist

By Lavinia Murray.

Part verse, part comic, fairly surreal and spookily atmospheric. This is the tale of two zoo-keepers on the night shift during a power failure.

Keeper Triggs....Bernard Wrigley

Keeper Hardwick....Rachel Davies

Directed by Pauline Harris.

01Soft And Gooey20050530

When a student carries out a test measuring the power of suggestion on her blindfolded ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, she decides to play some rather nasty games.

  • ben....Carl Prekopp
  • robyn....emily joyce
  • steph....Helen Longworth
  • by.... - sheila goff
  • directed by.... - liz webb

  • 01Soft And Gooey20050530

    When a student carries out a test measuring the power of suggestion on her blindfolded ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend, she decides to play some rather nasty games.

  • ben....Carl Prekopp
  • robyn....emily joyce
  • steph....Helen Longworth
  • by.... - sheila goff
  • directed by.... - liz webb

  • 02In The Dark20050531

    Recently dumped Diane discovers herself at a 'blind' party, where singles mingle in the dark, with nothing to go on but the sound of each other's voices.

  • diane....anne-marie duff
  • fliss....miranda hart
  • kenny....simon trinder
  • by.... - van badham
  • directed by.... - liz webb

  • 02In The Dark20050531

    Recently dumped Diane discovers herself at a 'blind' party, where singles mingle in the dark, with nothing to go on but the sound of each other's voices.

  • diane....anne-marie duff
  • fliss....miranda hart
  • kenny....simon trinder
  • by.... - van badham
  • directed by.... - liz webb

  • 03Surprise, Surprise!20050601

    Inside a giant cardboard cake, we wait with Abi as she is about to leap out and surprise her partner Marcus on their joint 40th birthday.

    Full of uncertainty about the future, she is joined in the cake by an unexpected guest.

  • abi....bharti patel
  • directed by - Peter Leslie Wild
  • miss homebake....Alison Carney
  • by.... - charlotte goodwin

  • 03Surprise, Surprise!20050601

    Inside a giant cardboard cake, we wait with Abi as she is about to leap out and surprise her partner Marcus on their joint 40th birthday.

    Full of uncertainty about the future, she is joined in the cake by an unexpected guest.

  • abi....bharti patel
  • directed by - Peter Leslie Wild
  • miss homebake....Alison Carney
  • by.... - charlotte goodwin

  • 04Float On20050602

    Newly single Dave checks into a flotation tank for a session that proves to be far from relaxing.

  • daisy....katy carmichael
  • dave....Robert Webb
  • hal....Nicholas Boulton
  • by.... - - - trevor lloyd
  • directed by.... - - - claudine toutoungi

  • 04Float On20050602

    Newly single Dave checks into a flotation tank for a session that proves to be far from relaxing.

  • daisy....katy carmichael
  • dave....Robert Webb
  • hal....Nicholas Boulton
  • by.... - - - trevor lloyd
  • directed by.... - - - claudine toutoungi

  • 05 LASTThe Nocturnalist20050603

    Part verse, part comic, fairly surreal and spookily atmospheric.

    This is the tale of two zoo-keepers on the night shift during a power failure.

  • by - Lavinia Murray
  • directed by - Pauline Harris
  • keeper hardwick....rachel davies
  • keeper triggs....bernard wrigley

  • 05 LASTThe Nocturnalist20050603

    Part verse, part comic, fairly surreal and spookily atmospheric.

    This is the tale of two zoo-keepers on the night shift during a power failure.

  • by - Lavinia Murray
  • directed by - Pauline Harris
  • keeper hardwick....rachel davies
  • keeper triggs....bernard wrigley