London Event
Weds 26th October 2016
The Hubbub of News
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

September 5, 2016 / 0 comments

For our final event for the “Rest and its discontents” exhibition we’ll be exploring the Hubbub of News. News is available 24 hours a day. It’s hard to avoid, but would we be happier without the hubbub of news disrupting our rest? Are there new ways of creating news that can avoid making us feel…

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Bristol Event
7th September 2016
The RadioCinema
The Cube Microplex

August 12, 2016 / 0 comments

Bristol folk. We’ve missed you. We’ll be back after the summer with a special event at the Cube Microplex…. The RadioCinema, a communal, lights-out listening event celebrating the best in audio storytelling from around the world. This is cinema for the mind’s eye. Road movies, horror, sci fi, romance, noir, art house – we’re hitting all…

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Festival Event
29th-30th July 2016
Otherfield Festival

July 19, 2016 / 0 comments

Later this month we’re off to Otherfield documentary festival to bring a little audio magic to the proceedings. There will be the return of our hugely popular “One Night Stand” x-rated listening event, we’ll be holding a workshop on “Sound as a Character” and hosting a film version of our “audio wake”. We hope to…

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Giles Cooper: Four radio plays

July 6, 2016 / 0 comments

Giles Cooper (1918-1966) was arguably the greatest British radio dramatist of the twentieth century. He was an extraordinarily prolific writer for both radio and television. He wrote 33 original radio dramas which were broadcast on the Home Service, Light Programme and the Third Programme. He also wrote 21 adaptations for radio, including multi-part series, and…

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Hubbub Residency
October 2016
Rest and its discontents
Mile End Art Pavillion

June 20, 2016 / 0 comments

After 2 years as collaborators of Hubbub at the Wellcome Collection, we’re delighted to be a part of the final exhibition Rest and its discontents happening at the Mile End Art Pavillion. And there won’t be much rest for us! We’re doing a record number of events, activities and happenings over the month of October…

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London Event
June 2016
Louis MacNeice Special Series
British Library

June 7, 2016 / 0 comments

Our friends at the British Library are holding a wonderful series of listening events exploring the work of writer and radio producer Louis MacNeice. Each of these radio programmes from the archives will be introduced briefly by Amanda Wrigley, the curator of the season, and will be followed by discussion with an expert in MacNeice…

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London Event
22nd June 2016
Dark Room
Open City Doc Fest
UCL

June 7, 2016 / 0 comments

Bring along your audio or just come along and listen as we play and give feedback on a selection of works in progress in front of a friendly crowd. This is a creative gathering where you can share your ideas and independent projects, however developed, with like-minded producers. Audio played will be eligible for the Dark Room…

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London Event
30th May 2016
Special Danish Season
Part 1: “In a Relationship With…”
Deptford Cinema

April 19, 2016 / 0 comments

We’re digging into the radio and audio archives to bring you a special series of events exploring the history of Danish radio. We’re starting out with “In a relationship with…”  a classic love story taking place in a modern world. Beginning on facebook and continuing into real life, it’s a story filled with unpredictable twists…

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Bristol Event
5th May 2016
Radio Americana
Plead the Fifth

March 15, 2016 / 0 comments

Do Americans make the best radio….? We all know about This American Life, Serial and Radiolab but what else are those sonic geniuses cooking up over there? In the Dark is returning to Bristol’s Food Connections Festival for the third year running with a celebration of all things USA – the very best American radio stories accompanied…

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