Drama of the Week
Friday, 20 November
Padraic Walsh’s gripping family drama about lives spinning out of control. In small-town Ireland, a father and his two adult sons are holed up in a minibus for the night. There’s no escape when the home truths start flying.
Brian ….. Gary Lilburn
Dara ….. Stephen Jones
Ray ….. Paul Reid
Directed by Gemma Jenkins
Blue Thunder won the Innovation Award at the VAULT Awards in 2019. Padraic’s debut audio drama Foxes was shortlisted for Best Original Drama at the 2018 BBC Audio Drama Awards. He’s been the recipient of the Walter Swan Trust Playwriting Award and was writer on attachment at The Oxford Playhouse.
This was originally aired on Radio 4.