Projects

Terry Alderton’s All Crazy Now

Terry Alderton's All Crazy Now

‘Terry Alderton’s All Crazy Now‘ is not so much a radio show, but a piece of evidence against him, or possibly cathartic expungence* from years of frustration and self censorship. This is a wild ride that Dabster is proud to bring to BBC Radio 4.  ‘All Crazy Now’ is unique – if Kenny Everett and Spike Milligan got together they would be making a show like this. It’s a one man Goon… read more

The Lach Chronicles

The Lach Chronicles

The latest in a series of projects with Lach, this BBC Radio 4 series is held very dearly by the Dabster team. Lach’s monologues have inspired us all to push creative and experimental conventions. Lach set up a worldwide movement that rejects conformity, he ran the longest running open mic night in Manhattan, he has recorded six studio albums and discovered the best breakthrough artists of t… read more

4xtra Stands Up

4xtra Stands Up

Continuing the development of our stand up comedy production, this summer BBC Radio 4 Extra commissioned a six part series of exciting, different and new comedy from Dabster. With comedy’s resurgence in broadcast, our challenge was to introduce fresh voices to the network station. Recorded in The Stand Comedy Club in July and in the BBC Festival Gardens in August, some of the best talent… read more

Feeling Kind of Funny

Feeling Kind of Funny

A two part documentary investigating why mental health issues are so prominent in stand up comedy; how talking about these issues affects the comedians and how the performances challenge the stigma in society. Comedians often draw on personal experience to produce their material, but what happens when their lives are touched by mental health issues? In this series we wanted to find out why so… read more

India

India

India: Country of Colours In September 2012, we set out on a round the world trip lasting 11 months.  Our first stop was India, home to 1.2 billion people, some rich, many poor.  Beginning in Rajasthan, we visited Dehli, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur and Udaipur before reaching India’s commercial capital, Mumbai.  From here we travelled down to hippy haven and home of psychedelic… read more

When Bossman Jay Lost His Ears

When Bossman Jay Lost His Ears

Radio legend Jay Crawford had his career cruelly cut short due to loss of hearing. He was a genuine legend in Scottish radio circles, in 1974 he was the youngest full time DJ in the UK and by the time his career ended in 2011 he was the boss of one of the country’s biggest stations. At the end of 2010 he agreed to go on holiday to Mauritius, but as he boarded that plane he had no idea what… read more

E4 Udderbelly Podcalf 2012

E4 Udderbelly Podcalf 2012

I’ve just arrived home after spending a month in Edinburgh at the Fringe, recording and editing the E4 Udderbelly Podcalf 2012.  The series featured 150 acts from The Fringe performing infront of a live audience at The Underbelly, including some of the the biggest names in comedy! You can listen to every episode in it’s entirety here for free, or subscribe on iTunes to get them on your iPod. read more

Modifier // Clockwork

Modifier // Clockwork

Check out the video for Modifier’s new single Clockwork! It’s out now and available to download from Beatport.  Big thanks to sketch group Endemic for making us this wicked video! You can listen to a 5 mins clip of the original mix below and the other remixes at Modifier.TV and on Modifier’s Soundcloud page. [video src="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESeLQ0QA_F0"] Clockwork is a solid techno… read more

Radio GoNorth

Radio GoNorth

The Dabster team relocated to Inverness for 2 weeks to run Radio GoNorth, a live internet radio station broadcasting from a marquee in the gardens of BBC Inverness.  Through a series of intensive workshops, we trained up 12 producers who then went live on the radio for 3 days during the GoNorth festival.  The output was exceptional, with a playlist of top tunes, packs, and a steady stream of… read more

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