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School Drama

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Four-part drama series with Tom Hollander. Deer Park Academy, a re-branded failing school, is working to turn itself around and inspire its students with a production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet . But inspiration can be dangerous and the man brought in to stage the production, has-been TV star Geoff Cathcart, has his own ideas about education and an unusual attitude to risk assessment.

All other parts played by students and teachers at Portsmouth Grammar School:
Abby Moss, Poppy Goad, Thomas Locke, Joe McAuley, Freddie Fenton, Douglas James, Jay Pasricha, JM Hopkinson, Caleb Barron, Joe McCue

Written by Andy Mulligan

Music by Jon Ouin
Sound by Steve Bond
Produced by Emma Hearn

Directed by John Dryden
A Goldhawk production for BBC Radio 4. Show less


Sian Gibson
Tony Gardner
Festival Administrator:
Vincent Ebrahim
Divian Ladwa
School Secretary:
Susie Baxter
Vehicle Manager:
Angus Kennedy
John Dryden
Emma Hearn


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