The Low Light Narrated Drama Podcast

Low Light is an ongoing narrated audio drama set in a northern English town. It has a darkish edge and a sense of humour. Meet the neighbours of Lower Leigh - the well-meaning, the curious and the devious. There is everything and nothing humdrum about these folk, puttering about their little lives or making trouble as they will. And of course, there are those among them who gaze out into the low light and tell their stories about a different world...sometimes with unusual consequences. One cold February evening, a Storyteller dies suddenly, releasing the old dark track from its moorings and with it, tales from the past start to unravel... Recommended to listen in episode order. Written, narrated and produced by Melanie Crawley for Crawley Voice Studio.

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Episodes

Wednesday May 18, 2022

On a cold northern street, murder is afoot. Neighbours gather to lament (the curious and the devious). The moon hangs, dispassionate.      

Friday May 27, 2022

The neighbours reel in shock as the police arrive to ask questions and Eric begins to realise the implications of what has happened. One girl runs away, another keeps quiet. Decisions are made.

Monday Jun 13, 2022

The neighbours gather in the pub to discuss events. Tanya feels she must act and gives Lance an ultimatum. The friends rush to support Eric in his grief. After many years silence, Eric tells the story of his and Padma's transformation. There's a glimmering in the air and in the lantern room. The fox runs through cold streets, becoming snowy in the low light. 

Sunday Jul 24, 2022

This week Lower Leigh is blanketed in snow  as dark forces gather. The neighbours discuss a celebration for Padma, the police continue their enquiries and Eric tries (again) to explain the significance of Padma's death. Kat makes a confession about Henry.

Friday Jul 29, 2022

The snow lies deep in Lower Leigh as the neighbours gather to discuss a celebration of Padma's life at the local theatre. Charity is there, despite having agreed to meet Tanya at High Noon. Louis brings news to the gathering and Eric takes to the stage for the first time in two years to expand on the story he began the night before. This time, the crows are listening and the wind waits impatiently.

Monday Aug 08, 2022

Tanya and Charity meet after they both attend the planning meeting for Padma's celebration. Accusations are made and warnings are given, driving charity away to contemplate her mistakes. The dark track is waiting for her and the Mims are unsettled as the cold day draws to a close. Eric and Gavin investigate the extent of the damage so far...

Friday Aug 19, 2022

Strange things are afoot in Shirley's house as the fog swirls over the snow-covered cul-de-sac. Gavin and Shirley discuss the day's events and try to decide whether Eric's prophecies will become reality and Kat makes a difficult phone call. Only Panko and Reg seem to sense that the Mims are beginning to get jiggy with it until there's a bang on the front door...

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Tuesday morning dawns and the fog is menacing in its grip of the neighbourhood. The police are on the hunt for Charity, Louis tries to make things better with Sarah, Sally comes to a difficult decision. And there are more Mims on the loose as they realise that Padma isn't coming back...will Eric do anything about it? Or will he watch TV all day instead...

Friday Sep 16, 2022

Worried about the level of Mim activity in the neighbourhood, Gavin decides to take action. Shirley is brought face-to-face with her childhood and Charity is running from the police. Join the neighbours in their quest to find Padma's heir and stop the old stories causing havoc.

Sunday Nov 06, 2022

There's a reunion at the police station. Ruby returns to Lower Leigh to follow up on her suspicions and Gavin begins a search for more information. Preparations are stepping up at the church and Eric continues to hide away from the ever-rising tide of Mim activity which is getting so lively that something is going to go wrong at some point, you can just feel it in the warming air. 

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Low Light 

An ongoing narrated audio-drama with a dark edge and a sense of humour, set in a northern English town, under the moon and the watchful eye of the owl.

A Storyteller dies, leaving their old tales to menace the parish (as was) of Lower Leigh unless the neighbours can sort themselves out and come up with a plan.

A bit like an audio-book soap.

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OCTOBER 2022 UPDATE -There will be a short hiatus before Episode 10 is relased as Melanie is poorly with Covid. Please check social media or subscribe to the show to get updates - thank you!

Written, narrated and produced by Melanie Crawley for Crawley Voice Studio. 

www.crawleyvoicestudio.com

Copyright Melanie Crawley 2022 All rights reserved.

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