Judith Adams - Playwright & Dramatist

"A delicious, sensory overload of future gothic." (Ghost) Neil Cooper

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Radio Work : Original Plays

I BELIEVE I HAVE GENIUS

17th April 2008

RADIO CHOICE/PICK OF THE DAY: Times, Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Times, Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph

...an atmospheric heart-breaker of a play.****

A fictional version of Charlotte Bronte's Brussels experience

BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play

pr. Jonquil Panting

17th April 2008, 2.15pm

CAST:

Rosie Cavaliero/ Laura Molyneux as Charlotte Bronte

Julian Rhind-Tutt as Monsieur Heger

Mark Meadows as Chapelle

David Shaw-Parker as Priest

Anne-Marie Piazza as Mary Taylor and Sophie

Elaine Claxton as Mme Heger and Tabby

Discussion on Bronte Blog

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ME AND I

2003

Broadcast 2003

Cast includes Wendy Seagar

Half hour comedy drama about age and dream identities.

A day in the life of the ABBA tribute band "ABBA Ever After"

Prd. Gaynor Macfarlane

FROM THE WAIST UP

2002

Broadcast: January 2002.

Cast includes Tom Goodman-Hill and Phillida Law.

Three women get friendly with mythical beasts, in this moving comedy piece about the freedom to fly.

prd. Gaynor Macfarlane

Radio Times Choice: "a modern myth about liberation and transformation"

From the Waist Up was read on stage at the Chichester Festival Theatre in September 2004.

BURDALANE

1996

Broadcast September 1996

cast includes Kathryn Hunter

prd. Michael Fox

Financial Times: "Judith Adam's play was a rich mixture of political background and Celtic wildness - a gripping and haunting 90 minutes. Now the decision has been taken to axe the time-honoured Radio 4 drama slot on Saturday night we should cherish such good deeds." Martin Hoyle

ISLANDS

1995

Broadcast 1995

cast includes Fiona Shaw

prd. Michael Fox

An adult version of The Little Mermaid set in the Hebrides of the early Christian church.

Radio Times Choice.

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A VERY PROFITABLE ISLAND

1994

Broadcast 1994: Researched and presented by the playwright.

A history of the decline and fall of the community of St. Kilda, with eye-witness accounts of the evacuation. Voices include Tom Steel, Margaret Fay Shaw and Lachlann MacDonald

prd. Fiona MacLean

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MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE CATS

1986

Broadcast 1986.

10 fifteen minute episodes in the lives of two extraordinary Pennine cats, Richardson and Spicer.