AirPlay: An Anthology of CBC Radio Drama

AirPlay: An Anthology of CBC Radio Drama

by Dave Carley (Editor)


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The five exciting dramas in AirPlay have all been featured on CBC Radio's Sunday Showcase and Monday Night Playhouse, proof that radio drama is thriving on Canada's public network. Lorre Jensen's The Mercy Quilt is a touchingly humorous portrait of a quartet of elderly native women who must deal with the memory lapses of one of their number-without causing her to lose face. Mourning Dove by Emil Sher is a highly-acclaimed drama based on a real-life mercy-killing, and gives unprecedented voice to the concerns of the disabled. In Stop Talking Like That, we fly from Thunder Bay to Australia's Ayer's Rock at the drop of a sound cue, in a wild outpouring from Judith Thompson's fantastic imagination. George F. Walker trains his satiric guns on the movie business in How to Make Love to an Actor?it's a wicket and very telling take on the big egos lurking behind the big screen. And Rachel Wyatt dramatizes a much-loved Canadian novel, Crackpot by Adele Wiseman, the story of a Winnipeg prostitute with a heart the size of the prairies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781896239118
Publisher: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Publication date: 01/16/1998
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dave Carley is a Toronto based playwright, screenwriter, and editor. His plays have had over three hundred productions across Canada, the US, and in a dozen countries around the world. Dave has been playwright-in-residence at the Stratford Festival and the Barrington Stage Company in Massachusetts. In 2000, he was presented with the Arthur Miller Playwriting Award.

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