Bafflegab bring Howl’s Moving Castle to Radio 4

Diana Wynne Jones’ novel has been adapted as an hour-long Sunday afternoon drama.  First published in 1986, and famously made into an Oscar-nominated anime film, Howl’s Moving Castle is a fantasy classic. Set in the land of Ingary, it tells the story of Sophie Hatter who is resigning herself to an uninteresting life working in … >

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Starship Titanic – adapted for radio, starring Sir Michael Palin

Terry Jones’ comic novel is getting the Hitchhiker’s Guide treatment on Radio 4 this Christmas.  Written and designed by Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Starship Titanic began life as a single player graphic adventure game in the late 1990s. With all his trademark wit and charm, it involved puzzle-solving and … >

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Things Fell Apart – new Jon Ronson Radio 4 and podcast series

The author and broadcaster investigates historical battles of ‘the culture wars’.  Radio 4 have announced a new series from Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test and The Men Who Stare at Goats. In Things Fell Apart, he will track down the people involved in some of the defining battles that have raged across cultural … >

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Radio 4 presents Deadhouse – three immersive horror shorts

Immersive event specialists Darkfield have produced a trio of audio horror shorts. If you are in the mood for some horror this Halloween, Radio 4 have releases a series of short podcasts which might do the trick. Designed for headphone listening when lying down and with eyes closed, Deadhouse uses binaural sound to transport you … >

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