Stories With Latitude

Five stories recorded on stage at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk over the weekend.

Episodes

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01Afternoon Reading20090721

01Afternoon Reading2009072120110213 (R4)

Emma Kennedy's memories of accompanying her parents to hear the Rolling Stones at a rock festival when she was nine offer a hilarious child's eye-view of the event, from the sanitary facilities and the inaccessibility of the ice-cream van to the motley crowd of festival goers, the sight of a male streaker and the thrilling arrival of Mick Jagger strutting onto the stage.

Producer Sara Davies.

02Afternoon Reading20090722

02Afternoon Reading2009072220110220 (R4)

PHOTOGRAPHER REUBEN CANTARINI BECOMES OBSESSED WITH THE WORK OF A BRILLIANT MUSICIAN CALLED SCOTT HARDY, WHOSE MUSIC ONLY EXISTS ON THE INTERNET UNTIL REUBEN CLANDESTINELY TAPES A PRIVATE SESSION. WHEN HARDY'S DEATH IS ANNOUNCED, HIS CULT FOLLOWING GROWS. REUBEN NEVER DIVULGES THE EXISTENCE OF HIS BOOTLEG RECORDING UNTIL AN EMAIL FROM ANOTHER MUSIC COLLECTOR STARTS TO UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY OF HIS HERO'S DEATH.

Producer Sara Davies.

03Afternoon Reading20090723

03Afternoon Reading2009072320110227 (R4)

STEPHEN K AMOS IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS STAND-UP COMEDY AT THE EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL, REGULAR APPEARANCES AT THE COMEDY STORE AND A RAFT OF RECENT ACCLAIMED TELEVISION AND RADIO WORK. HE ENDS RADIO 4'S TRIO OF STORIES WITH LATITUDE WITH A SPECIALLY WRITTEN STORY ABOUT HOW A FAMILY HEIRLOOM HAS THE POWER TO TAKE HIM BACK TO HIS CHILDOOD AND A VERY SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP IN HIS LIFE.

PRODUCER SARA DAVIES.

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Performance poet Francesca Beard reads Lost and Found, a story set at a summer festival.

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Actor and comedian Dylan Moran.

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Simon Armitage reads two of his recent prose poems.

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Writer Mike Gayle reads his story about a man's efforts to rediscover the body he had at 20.

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Jeremy Hardy

0201Somewhere Between Murder And Suicide There's A Place Called Mersyside *2008072120090426

A story from Milton Jones about the trials and tribulations of a comedian on the road.

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A new piece of comedy from AL Kennedy on the troublesome subject of teeth.

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Jon Ronson reveals the tensions inherent in knives, wives, dogs and small boys.

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Comedian Lucy Porter gets inside the head of a festival first-aider.

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John Hegley eavesdrops on a conversation between two friends over a bowl of rancid fish soup in Imperial Rome.

0301Drink Nothing2009072120110213

By Emma Kennedy.

Emma's memories of accompanying her parents to hear the Rolling Stones at a rock festival when she was nine offer a hilarious child's-eye view of the event, from the sanitary facilities and the inaccessibility of the ice cream van to the motley crowd of festival goers, the sight of a male streaker and the thrilling arrival of Mick Jagger strutting onto the stage.

Emma Kennedy's memories of accompanying her parents to hear the Rolling Stones at a rock festival when she was nine offer a hilarious child's eye-view of the event, from the sanitary facilities and the inaccessibility of the ice-cream van to the motley crowd of festival goers, the sight of a male streaker and the thrilling arrival of Mick Jagger strutting onto the stage.

Producer Sara Davies.

A child's-eye view of seeing the Rolling Stones at a rock festival.

0302Scott Hardy's Queensway Sessions2009072220110220

Series of three stories, recorded on stage at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

By Matt Thorne.

Photographer Reuben Cantarini becomes obsessed with the work of a brilliant musician called Scott Hardy, whose music only exists on the internet until Reuben clandestinely tapes a private session.

When Hardy's death is announced, his cult following grows.

Reuben never divulges the existence of his bootleg recording, until an email from another music collector starts to unravel the mystery of his hero's death.

A photographer becomes obsessed with the work of a brilliant musician.

Producer Sara Davies

0303 LASTGrandfather2009072320110227

STEPHEN K AMOS IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS STAND-UP COMEDY AT THE EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL, REGULAR APPEARANCES AT THE COMEDY STORE AND A RAFT OF RECENT ACCLAIMED TELEVISION AND RADIO WORK.

HE ENDS RADIO 4'S TRIO OF STORIES WITH LATITUDE WITH A SPECIALLY WRITTEN STORY ABOUT HOW A FAMILY HEIRLOOM HAS THE POWER TO TAKE HIM BACK TO HIS CHILDOOD AND A VERY SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP IN HIS LIFE.

PRODUCER SARA DAVIES.

By stand-up comedian Stephen K Amos.

A family heirloom takes Stephen back to his childhood

Series of three stories, recorded on stage at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

A story written and performed by stand-up comedian Stephen K Amos about how a family heirloom has the power to take him back to his childhood and a very special relationship.