Thursday
Mar262015

NEW SHOW FROM KRAZY KAT

Very much looking forward to working with Kinny and the Kats on their new show Mattress, Mattress.

The show goes into rehearsal in April and opens in mid-May. Congratulations to KK also on receiving Arts Council of England for their next programme of work which includes a revival of A Very Magic Flute the first show I worked on as KK's dramaturge.

 

Sunday
Mar222015

THE SHADOW OF DORIAN GRAY

We're recording my Afternoon Drama about John Gray, the real life model for Wilde's Dorian Gray in BBC Maida Vale on 24th and 25th of March. It's directed by Abigail le Fleming with a great cast including Blake Ritson, Nicolas Farrell and Joshua McGuire. Very much looking forward to it!

Saturday
Mar142015

PARADISE SHORTLISTED

I'm delighted to learn that The Divine Comedy - Paradiso has been shortlisted for the 2015 Sandford St Martin Trust Radio Awards .

The Judging will take place in mid April and the winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony at Lambeth Palace on Wednesday 27th May.

Tuesday
Feb102015

MOIRA PETTY ON DANTE

Stephen Wyatt’s reworking of Dante’s The Divine Comedy (BBC Radio 4) was superb: contemporaneous yet loyal to the original, underpinned by Cal Knightley’s unearthly sound design.

Moira Petty's review of 2014's radio drama output in the latest edition of The Stage.

Tuesday
Dec162014

ALCS SPEECH

The full text of my speech to the ALCS AGM is available on the ALCS website.

Monday
Dec082014

OBLOMOV

My adaptation of Goncharov's Oblomov is currently available on BBC Radio 4 Extra. It's directed by the much missed Claire Grove and stars Toby Jones.

Saturday
Nov222014

ALCS AGM

On Thursday 27th I'm guest speaker at the AGM of the Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) held in the radio theatre in Broadcasting House. The theme is radio drama and my starting point the black and white murder movie from 1934 - DEATH AT BROADCASTING HOUSE.

Postscript:

I'm happy to say the talk was very well received. Jonathan Fryer tweeted that "The highlight of today's AGM was a very entertaining talk on radio drama by Stephen Wyatt."

 
Saturday
Nov082014

RICHMOND LITERARY FESTIVAL

On  Thursday 13th November at 7.30 pm in the Waldegrave Room of  St. Mary's University College, Stephen and his old friend, the novelist Christie Dickason, will be talking about Writing for Radio and Other Performance.

Further details can be found in the Richmond Literary Festival 2014 brochure.

All welcome!

Wednesday
Sep242014

MEMORIALS ON STAGE

Chesham Theatre Group are performing a stage version of Memorials to the Missing as part of a double bill at their theatre from 23th to 25th October.

Details on their website

Friday
Sep122014

THE DIVINE COMEDY ON CD

My dramatisation of Dante's The Divine Comedy for BBC Radio 4 is available on c.d. from 18th September. Regrettably BBC Worldwide doesn't think my contribution important enough to mention it on the box.