Alison Kennedy

Confessions Of A Medium
  • Confessions Of A Medium

    • Alison Kennedy

    • Bill Nighy (Read by)

    • Full Cast (Read by)

    • Robert Glenister (Read by)

    A BBC Radio 4 dark comedy by Alison Kennedy, set in 1870s London and based on a true story. Mr Parker is a sincere and kind man who, in search of a higher meaning to life, has moved from conventional religion to séances and spiritualism. He believes he has met his saviour in the guise of Mr Thomson, a charming, erudite and utterly mesmerising medium. But, unbeknown to Parker, Thomson is a complete and utter fake. Features Bill Nighy as Mr Thomson and Robert Glenister as Mr Parker. Also stars Jonathan Keeble, Andrew Westfield, Fiona Clarke, Daryl Fishwick and Daniel Browell. Directed by Pauline Harris. Originally broadcast in the ‘Saturday Play’ slot on 13 March 2010.

Alison (A L) Kennedy is an award-winning author, stand-up comedian, journalist and Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Warwick. Her fiction includes Day (winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award 2007), The Blue Book and Serious Sweet, as well as the Doctor Who novel The Drosten's Curse. Among her radio plays are Confessions of a Medium, That I Should Rise and Love Love Love Like The Beatles.

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