Answering a question in class can be very scary. Only the smart and confident kids put their hands up. Sophie is neither but she’s determined to give it a go. If only she can make the voices inside her head shut up.
Sleeve notes: The main riff was created purely by experimenting with bass sounds. I used a low tom instead of a kick drum as well as a harp, which is uncommon.
You’ve heard of The Play That Goes Wrong; now listen to the catastrophe that is The Game Show That Goes Wrong. Andy Carroll is your host…
A version of this audio play was submitted to The British Theatre Challenge for Kids (2017).
Andy Carroll…Alex Savine
Daisy Redmeir…Rebecca Greenwood
William Spratt…Alex Slyfield
Music by…Joey Benstead
Written by…Nathanael Chappell
Directed by…Anna Ueding
Posh Solly likes to think that he is the best at everything. Even goalkeeping. I mean it’s not rocket science is it?
Performed by Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson
Edited by Sabina Miclaus
This is based on a three-chord piano sequence, with the marimba line originally written for voice. The piano segment in the bridge was inspired by Something Just Like This by The Chainsmokers and Coldplay.
A teenage girl contemplates the cliff edge upon which she stands – and considers what it would be like to fall…
Falling was written by Eloise Thody and performed by Poppy Thody
Sleeve notes: Very much inspired by Ed Sheeran and his use of layering, this piece was originally written for guitar parts. Later I converted to instruments in order to vary the sound.
A short story by Sam Baker. Read by Francesca Amura.
What exactly is the horror that lies in wait for a terrified child?
I tried to keep this piece as simple as possible using four simple chords. The steel drum melody was inspired by Bunny Mack (a 1980s singer). The piece builds at the end after the bridge.
Pigeon pals Stan and Mabel share a lamp post outside the school gates, observing the things that teachers don’t see. But what can a pair of pigeons do to help a child in need?
Edited by…Sabina Miclaus
Directed by…Rebecca Greenwood