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The Practicality of Magnolia
, starring Sheila Hancock, Stephen Duffy and Brian Cox. From the BAFTA winning film, directed by Clara Glynn and produced by Carolynne Sinclair Kidd.
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Press Packs

The two packs below are aimed at media editors, the images file contains seven hi-res images (please note this file is 50mb) - the reviews (.pdf inside a .zip) contains press quotes from Occasion Demons and The Practicality of Magnolia.

press imagesReviews


Blood Ties Extract (below or

Blood Ties, read by Eliza Langland. Margaret faces the anguish of losing her children, kidnapped by her estranged Spanish husband and removed from the country. Broadcast BBC Radio 4, 6/5/97. This is an edited version of Afterbirth, published in Northwords and in Occasional Demons.

Rodin's Dancers Extract (below or file)

Rodin’s Dancers, extract from a proposed radio play. An imagined scene between John Dewhirst, one of two British men murdered by Pol Pot’s regime, and one of his captors who, as a child, visited France and met Auguste Rodin

The Pear Extract (below or file)

“The Pear”, read by Billy Boyd. Set in the 1920s, Jamie, a son of a redundant shipbuilder, resists authority during a Royal visit to his neighbourhood. Broadcast BBC Radio 4, 23/1/99. This is an edited version of “The Pear”, published in West Coast Magazine and in Occasional Demons.