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Cinema streamings

Future cinema screenings from major national theatre companies



As You Like It  17 April

Measure for Measure  31 July


National Theatre:

All My Sons  14 May


According to most philosophers, God in making the world enslaved it.

According to Christianity, in making it, He set it free. God had written, not so much a poem,

but rather a play; a play he had planned as perfect, but which had necessarily been left to human actors and stage-managers, who had since made a great mess of it.

Orthodoxy – GK Chesterton, 1874-1936

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Radius Easter – and beyond

Witnesses is a sequence of verse monologues exploring the impact of Jesus’s life, whether through the warped selfishness of Judas, the suffering of the disciple John or the cool ruthlessness of Caiaphas. Dorothy L Sayers’s The Man Born to be King is a 12-part radio life of Christ which gripped its wartime listeners and still resonates today. Buy them in the Radius shop.


Radius scripts for Easter include short pieces such as Nick Warburton’s Easter Diaries, one-act plays like Les Ellison’s He’s Not Here or Nickie Cox’s adaptation of The Davidson Affair, and full-length dramas such as Sean Lang’s The Last Act in the Story. View the full Easter list here.

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More congratulations to Hannah Morley, winner of the Radius Playwriting Competition 2018, for being one of the six winners of the Channel 4 Playwrights’ Scheme. Hannah will spend a year at the Finborough Theatre as Playwright in Residence and we look forward to seeing more of her work.

Looking for something different for the season of Lent? Radius’s three study courses are now avail-able in the shop here.


If Power Change Purpose is based on Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, a play about what happens when religious fervour is taken to extremes, as the hypocrite Angelo, the idealistic nun Isabella and her very human brother Claudio clash in a matter of life and death. Clive Sansom’s The 

A selection of Radius YouTube videos is now available on the Radius Videos page, including three playwriting How-To videos. If you like the videos,

please spread the word on social media. You can also subscribe to the Radius channel to be notified by email when a new video is posted.

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Listen again

More congratulations

Listen again here to the Archers’ Canterbury Tales, written by Radius Chair Nick Warburton, or download the podcast from the Radio 4 website. Fans of Nick’s work can also read about his Radius scripts and download free previews here.