Bluebell FM is a podcast in which robots Hector and Bluebell recite their poems, describe their dreams and share tips for greater efficiency.
Fed by Birds is my art and ephemera blog, which has been going since 2006.
It has received up to 80,000 unique visitors a month.
This 20-minute screenplay was adapted from The Diamond Lens, a short story by Fitz James O’Brien, an unjustly neglected 19th century writer of tales of the uncanny.
It’s the tragic story of a pioneering microscopist who falls hopelessly in love with a miniscule woman.
‘Nothing could break down the barriers which Nature had erected between us.
In Love… With an Animalcule!’
Emma Payne is a writer.
She has had comedy sketches broadcast on Rush Hour, a BBC3 series; and has worked as a commissioned writer for The News Quiz, The Now Show, The Headset Set and Recorded for Training Purposes on Radio 4; and Newsjack on Radio 4 Extra.
As a playwright, she has had her work performed at the Tricyle Theatre, Etcetera Theatre and Lyric Studio Hammersmith.
At the age of 16, she wrote a poem called The Boxer, which has taken on a surprising new life in school textbooks in Australia and South Africa.
One-act play about the teenage assassins of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, commissioned by Net Curtains Theatre Company for Tales of the Black Hand, four plays on the theme of assassination, performed at the Tricycle Theatre.
The play was inspired by the folk tales of Serbia, which are full of forest-dwelling monsters, from one-eyed witches to the mysterious screaming “drekavac” – along with the twentieth-century terrors unleashed by fanatical boys with guns, learning to shoot in the woods outside Belgrade.
This story was published in Allnighter (Pulp Faction), an anthology of underground fiction.
I wrote it after reading that a high proportion of noise complaints turned out to be caused by the complainant’s clothing. This is a true fact.
A short film. Lost in the museum, Jenny mistakes another woman for her mother, and is lead out of her safe, orderly world to somewhere much more frightening.
Microfiction, exactly 55 words each, commissioned for E4.com.
A full-length play about smart drugs, performed at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden.
Bert takes smart drugs, which enable him to explain life, the universe and the role of the dead to his unheeding friends. The mysterious man upstairs has a more old-fashioned approach to self-improvement – become someone else.
Another batch of microfiction commissioned for E4.com (see above).