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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