Drama of the Week- The Voice in my Ear by Bruntwood Prize Longlisted writer Claudine Toutoungi

Drama of the Week- The Voice in my Ear, airs on BBC Radio 4 March 28th at 2.15pm.

The Voice in My Ear is a sharply observed real-time comedy drama about low vision, mixed signals and trouble with significant others, written by Bruntwood Prize Longlisted writer Claudine Toutoungi.

Steph’s supposed to be having a romantic weekend away with her boyfriend Matt. But he’s stuck in traffic. When a power cut in the holiday cottage catches her while on the phone to Finn, the voice behind VISUAL-EYEZ (an app for low vision users), Steph finds herself in a crisis that forces her to re-evaluate how capable she really is.

Starring Charlotte Riley (Wuthering Heights, Peaky Blinders), Amit Shah (Happy Valley, The Witcher), Damien Molony (Being Human, Crashing), and Georgie Glen (Call the Midwife, The Crown).


Steph ….. Charlotte Riley
Matt ….. Amit Shah
Finn ….. Damien Molony
Sonya ….. Georgie Glen

Writer ….. Claudine Toutoungi
Director ….. Anne Isger
Sound ….. Ali Craig, Anne Bunting and Pete Ringrose
Production Co-ordinator ….. Maggie Olgiati

Programme image by Ben Hollands

A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4

Claudine Toutoungi’s plays include Bit Part and Slipping (Stephen Joseph Theatre). Her latest poetry collection Two Tongues won the Ledbury Prize in 2021.


BBC Radio 4 – Drama, The Voice in My Ear

Published on:
27 Mar 2023


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