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New Drama Commission

We're pleased to announce our first Drama commission for BBC Radio 4. Stormchasers is a comedy drama written and produced by Top Dog's own Nick Walker. It will broadcast in Autumn 2012 in the Afternoon Play slot. The 45 minute drama features the exploits of three troubled and disillusioned West Midland stormchasers who believe that one 'tornado scoop' will compensate for their stalled lives.

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The Music Teacher - Repeat and Recommission

Series One of Richie's late night musical comedy The Music Teacher is being repeated on Radio 4 from Wednesday 21st September 2011 at 23:15. We're also delighted to reveal that a second series has been commissioned for broadcast in the Spring of 2012.

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Dave Against The Machine

Top Dog's second Radio 4 commission finally hits the airwaves later this month. Dave Lamb's self penned sitcom 'Dave Against The Machine' (previously Railings and Spikes) debuts on Radio 4 on Thursday 26th May at 11pm. The four part series was written by Dave, script edited by Anil Gupta, directed by Adam Tandy and produced by Richie Webb, and was recorded in Dave's home town of Brighton at the Komedia Theatre.

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Railings and Spikes - RECORDINGS

The try outs are completed. The scripts are honed. All we need now is an audience. So come and see Top Dog's brand new Radio 4 sitcom Railings and Spikes, written by and starring our very own Dave Lamb.   Sunday 20th February - 7.

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Railings and Spikes recordings - Free Tickets

See Top Dog Productions brand new radio four comedy series Railings and Spikes being worked on, and then eventually recorded! Not only is the series being recorded in front of an audience in its entirety, but it is also being “tried-out” in front of an audience in its entirety beforehand.

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Music Teacher - extra audio!

Yes - for those of you who have been listening to The Music Teacher and wishing they could hear some of the pupil performances again, you're in for a treat. Extra audio is now available on our 'Shows' page - here. Enjoy the full glory of Barbershop Quartet et al without Jim North reading the bloody credits all over them.

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