Des Dillon Radio Plays & Readings

2 Aug 07 Afternoon Reading - Be Prepared, Man's Best Friend
By Des Dillon. Series of stories inspired by the motto of the Scouting movement. The story of a futuristic Britain in which dogs sniff out terrorist threats. Read by Nick Underwood.

10 Aug 04 Afternoon Play: Me and Ma Gal
By Des Dillon. A day in the life of two young boys in the summerof 1970 turns out to be full of adventure. When eight-year-old Derrick runs into a police station to report that his pal has been caught by 'Strangler Joe', the police are sceptical - even his mother says that he likes to make things up. Adapted by Des from his novel. Derrick: Marcus Guy, Gal: Kieran Crielly, (sp?) Mental Mackenzie: Allan Kennedy, Sarge: John Buick, Derrick's maw: Julie Duncanson, Gal's maw: Maureen Carr, Strangler Joe: Finley McLean Cop: John Kielty. Produced by Bruce Young.

15 Aug 01 Edinburgh International Book Festival
3: The Blue Hen by Des Dillon. 'The chicks soon passed that wee lovely stage and turned into these prehistoric monsters'. Two young men on a housing estate in Glasgow decide to better themselves by breeding chickens.

28 Feb 01 Fictional Familiars 3: Big Brother
By Des Dillon, read by Steven McNicoll. A series of five short stories offering a fresh perspective on some existing literary characters. 'Despise me if you like, but why should I be up for eviction this week?' The arch-schemer lago plots to keep his place in the Big Brother house. Rpt. 28 Jun 03. Producer: David Jackson Young.

Nigel Deacon / Diversity website

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