Special Event: In The Dark at Home, 1st July, 7.30pm

June 7, 2010 / 0 comments

Bringing us back down to earth following the the glitz and glamour of our week at LIDF In The Dark will be holding a cosy event at a secret venue in South London on 1st July. Until now our events have all been in bars and cinemas, but this time we’re trying something different. We’ll…

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Discussion: The Rebirth of Radio – Crafted Audio in the Digital Age

April 19, 2010 / 2 comments

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 1st May 2010, 3.00pm – 5.00pm, FREE Discussion with guests Tony Phillips (BBC World Service), Francesca Panetta (The Guardian, Hackney Podcast), Chris Brookes (Battery Radio), Nina Perry (UK) and Chaired by Alan Hall (Falling Tree Productions). Register here >>

Little Woman: What Now? + Discussion with Berit Hedemann

April 17, 2010 / 1 comment

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 30th April 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, £6.00/£8.00 A hymn to Pamela Anderson, the Norwegian economy and all the country’s 11 year old girls. From women’s magazine editors to a young bulimia sufferer, Berit Hedemann’s Little Woman explores the consequences of Norway’s oil-fuelled economic boom on its women. The piece provocatively cuts…

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Songs My Mother Taught Me + Discussion with Chris Brookes

April 17, 2010 / 1 comment

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 1st May 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, £8.00/£6.00 Chris Brookes’ personal style of feature-making can be heard at its most intriguing – and at times most uncomfortable – in this “documentary novel” about war brides – women, including his own mother, who married allied servicemen stationed in Britain during World War II….

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Melting Point + Discussion with Nina Perry

April 17, 2010 / 0 comments

The Courthouse Hotel Cinema, 29th April 2010, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, £8.00/£6.00 A composed feature by Nina Perry exploring the environmental, cultural and musical significance of the icy landscapes of Greenland, Iceland and the Highlands of Scotland. Featuring the words of an Icelandic writer, a Greenlandic fisherman, a drama therapist and an ice-climbing fiddle-playing mountain rescuer…

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Review of In The Dark on Speechification

March 21, 2010 / 0 comments

“I’ve been saving this one up. Earlier this year I was asked (as a Representative of Speechification, no less) to attend an evening of speech radio in London. A group of about fifty – including some genuine speech radio royalty – gathered in a bar in King’s Cross to listen to a radio programme (one…

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Submit your short radio docs!

February 23, 2010 / 0 comments

In The Dark is currently accepting submissions of radio documentary/feature shorts (1-5 minutes) for a number of our forthcoming events. If you are interested in submitting a piece for consideration then please e-mail us through our contacts page, specifying “submission” in the subject line. Any subject matter or treatment is welcome – but please note:…

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“What’s Up, Docs?” article about In The Dark in The Sunday Times

February 7, 2010 / 0 comments

  “What makes people listen to the radio? Music, mainly. Followed by news. And, of course, drama — the national theatre of the air. Sport, certainly, especially football on Five Live and Test Match Special. Religion, too: Sunday gets 1m listeners every week, at a time (7.10am) when most people are thought to be asleep….

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In The Dark Launch Reviewed on the Radio 3 Blog

February 7, 2010 / 0 comments

  “We’ve a long interview with Martin Amis coming up in Night Waves next Thursday – the occasion of course is his new novel which is already stirring up debate and I’m looking forward to hearing his conversation with Philip Dodd. But it was something Martin Amis wrote some time ago that came to my mind…

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