“Lying there, drifting up into those ancient lights was exactly like looking into the past. It is looking into the past. History, I think, is just a property of light.”
Charlie Fairbanks was born in the dead center of the United States at the dead center of the twentieth century.
Americans are going to the Moon and Charlie’s sure he’ll be the first one there. But as he shines his spotlight on the Moon, so too does it illuminate the darker side to his nation’s history.
Radio is a story about memory, love and spaceships.
By multi-award winning writer, Al Smith (Harrogate, Diary of a Madman) and directed by Josh Roche, winner of the JMK Award 2017 (My Name is Rachel Corrie).
Praise for Al Smith’s Diary of a Madman:
★★★★★ “This razor-sharp look at our post-Brexit and politically calamitous world is a triumph” – The Times
★★★★ “Al Smith knows how to set up and detonate a joke. He has a wicked, inky sense of humour” – The Stage