Outsiders (Part 2)

Following their study of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ some Year 9 students decided to make a series of 60-second plays around the theme of ‘outsiders’. The plays that follow each tell the story of someone on the outside.

THE OUTSIDER

Amber has a special power that makes her ‘different’. But different also makes her an outsider – and someone to fear…

Written by Isabella Inwood and performed by Susannah Hammond, Roshni Harry, Elizabeth Hillier and Isabella Inwood

THE CORNER SHOP

A foreign visitor just wants to buy a bottle of water – but she struggles with the language and the currency. But does she deserve to be treated like an outcast?

Written and performed by Roshni Harry and Jack Gloag

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE TWELVE: JADE’S STORY

Jade leads a double life – one where Home Jade and School Jade can never meet…

Written and performed by Poppy Thody

Music composed by Jude Neanor

Outsiders

Following their study of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ some year 9 students decided to make a series of 60-second plays around the theme of ‘outsiders’. The plays that follow each tell the story of someone on the outside.

ALONE

John and Arthur are trapped inside an old shack in the middle of nowhere. Outside, a blizzard rages and, with supplies are running low, the pair contemplate leaving their shelter. But dare they depart with a dead man wandering about outside?

Written and performed by Jermyn Benito, Jamie Culver and Tom French

THE PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR

Miss Blunt is a private investigator and the first person to visit Miss Clarke since the murder of her daughter two months ago. She just can’t face the prospect of going outside. Could Miss Blunt be the person to solve this unsolved crime?

Written and performed by Judy Assim and Alice Sotiriou

THE UNINVITED

A man enters an empty house in search of food and shelter. But is the house really empty?

Written by Ezra Magangan and performed by Christopher Bartlett and Ezra Magangan 

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE ELEVEN: SHE LOVES ME NOT

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Harry tries to tell Jade how he feels.

Harry…Thomas Birkett

Jade…Poppy Thody

Music composed by Jude Neanor

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE TEN: STOLEN GOODS

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Oscar takes a big risk. And Harry makes a rash decision.

Harry…Thomas Birkett

Oscar…Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson

Craig…Nathanael Chappell

Music composed by Jude Neanor

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE NINE: BAD BEHAVIOUR

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Oscar goes into self-destruct mode. But what exactly lies behind his bad behaviour?

Oscar…Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson

Harry…Thomas Birkett

Music composed by Jude Neanor

UK International Radio Drama Festival 2020

DWS Audio is proud to announce that three of our audio plays have been included in the UK International Radio Drama Festival 2020. Birds on a Wire, In Transit and Public House will be showcased on Wednesday 25th March at Eastbridge Hospital in Canterbury, the venue for this year’s festival. The plays will also will also be available online via the radio drama festival website, where you can listen and vote for your favourite play.

Listen again to IN TRANSIT

Katy…Eloise Thody

Harley…Alex Savine

Station Announcer…Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE EIGHT: HARRY’S STORY

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Harry loves Jade. And it hurts.

Harry…Thomas Birkett

Music composed by Jude Neanor

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE SEVEN: PUBLIC HOUSE

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Oscar and Harry go in search of alcohol.

Harry…Thomas Birkett

Oscar…Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson

Jade…Poppy Thody

Music composed by Jude Neanor

ROUGH DIAMONDS

EPISODE SIX: TUMMY TROUBLE

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Meet Year 11 pupils Harry and Oscar. Harry’s got a problem – and it’s about to get him into trouble.

Oscar…Sebastian O’Driscoll-Henderson

Harry…Thomas Birkett

Pupil…Jack Phillips

Jade…Poppy Thody

Music composed by Jude Neanor