The Eternal Moment (Radio Drama)

Listen here to the mind-bending Radio Play by Iain Chambers and Peter Blegvad. It was such a pleasure to perform alongside the wonderful John Ramm. The transformative power of storytelling is explored through my character Zoe, a psychiatric patient who believes she is the Queen of Time. Zoe is confident that her map-like drawings can evokeContinue reading “The Eternal Moment (Radio Drama)”

BBC Radio Drama “Austerlitz”

On Sunday December 16, 2012, BBC Radio 3 broadcast a radio dramatisation  of W.G. Sebald’s novel Austerlitz. It was lovely to work with the great John Taylor from Fiction Factory again. The first  of  Sebald’s haunting masterpieces to be dramatised for radio, it follows its protagonist on a haunting tour of European cities, frontiers toContinue reading “BBC Radio Drama “Austerlitz””

Graceling Trilogy by Kristin Cashore

I recently completed reading these three fantasy novels for Orion publishing. A superb, critically acclaimed and already best-selling debut from a stunning new author. Listen to an extract from ‘Graceling’ It was such a pleasure working in the Strathmore recording studio, particularly the lunchtime we spent trying to work out the accents characters from aContinue reading “Graceling Trilogy by Kristin Cashore”

Use it or Lose it (Radio Drama)

I enjoyed playing  the parts of nurse Angela and Kitty in this Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 3, directed by Iain Chambers. With Dame Harriet Walter and David Horovitch starring, it combined narrated fiction with observations from the world of history and culture. A radiophonic exploration of one man’s failing mind by the American musicianContinue reading “Use it or Lose it (Radio Drama)”

In The Gloaming podcast

Emma has been performing in In The Gloaming, an anthology series of comedy-horror podcasts in the vein of Tales of The Unexpected and Hammer House of Horror released almost-monthly. Written and directed by Nathaniel Tapley and produced by Raoul Brand. Listen to an episode [audio: http://www.emmapowell.co.uk/wp-content/audio/TheNightWhisperer_11.mp3%5D Reviews “I thought that was really pretty horribly funny…Continue reading “In The Gloaming podcast”