Black Dog by Katie Hims

bookshelves: autumn-2015, published-2015, radio-4, dog-steals-the-show, play-dramatisation, mystery-thriller, oochi-coochi-baby-aaw

Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read from November 11 to 14, 2015

Description: Out of the blue, Clare’s husband goes missing leaving her alone with their seven year old son and a huge black dog to look after. Award-winning playwright Katie Hims’ funny and moving play about family, loss and love, starring Claire Rushbrook.

Original music by Nina Perry
Cellist ….. Danny Keane
Directed by Mary Peate

Katie Hims is one of Radio Four’s most prolific playwrights. Listeners will know her writing from Radio Four’s World War One drama series Home Front and many other acclaimed radio dramas including Lost Property and King David and adaptations of the original Nordic Noir series Martin Beck, Elmore Leonard’s The Hot Kid and Black Beauty. Katie’s most recent stage play was Billy The Girl for Clean Break Theatre Company.


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