Tidal Talk from the Rock Pool

Broadcast 2012

Produced by Sarah Blunt, for the Natural History Unit.

Six 15-minute monologues:

  • For a periwinkle (Bill Wallis)
  • A hermit crab (Geoffrey Palmer)
  • An anemone (Alison Steadman)
  • A goby fish (Greg Proops)
  • A limpet (Judi Dench) and a lug-worm (Tony Robinson). The limpet was shortlisted for a Sony Drama Award in 1997

In 2012, new recordings for Radio 4 were made in front of a live audience at the More Than Words festival in Bristol, with Samantha Bond and Sean Power taking over as the limpet and the goby fish.

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