Torn From Home

Holocaust survivor, Hedi Argent, speaks to many young people about her experiences of living under Nazi rule in 1930s Europe. Phoebe Sturgess Wenham and Zak Oudjit recount some of her stories and reflect on the lessons that we can all learn.

Energy Drinks

The government is planning to ban the sale of energy drinks to under 16s. Is such a ban warranted? Ceria, Jack, Joseph and Nancy weigh up the issue.

DWS Audio Receives Radio Drama Award

On Friday 6th June Jonathan Banatvala, Artistic Director of the UK International Radio Drama Festival visited the cast and crew of DWS Audio to present us with a trophy for winning the short form drama category at this year’s festival. We were also presented with a certificate and a cheque for £750 to spend on future audio projects.

Transition

How does it feel to leave Year 6 and start a new school? DWS Audio speaks to a group of Year 7 pupils about the transition from primary to secondary school.

AMPLIFiED

DWS Audio now has its own YouTube Channel. You can view some our best audio dramas on AMPLIFiED by following the link below. Please remember to like and subscribe.

SAVE THE DATE! Don’t forget our forthcoming serial drama ROUGH DIAMONDS will debut on AMPLIFiED in September, with new episodes released each week. Stay tuned for more details.

Shiver

As the world prepares for nuclear war, one man considers his fate.

What kind of world will he find when he wakes up?

A short story by Nathanael Chappell

Read by Alex Savine

Lost in Time

A dangerous alien has escaped from a high security lunar prison. His mission: to change the past. But can an old adversary stop him in time?

A short story by Joseph Eyers.

Read by Alex Savine

In Transit

Katy is waiting for a train; so is Harley. Both are on-route to job interviews – and the prospect of a new life. But when Katy recognises Harley as the object of her school-girl dreams, a different horizon suggests itself. Is this chance encounter fate, or false dawn?

Katy…Eloise Thody

Harley…Alex Savine

Station Announcer…Sebastian O’Driscoll Henderson