November 15, 2007
Client: Radio Children
We were given the task of editing footage taken from the Radio Children team as they galavanted around London, Singapore, Sweden, Iceland and many other exotic places filming Award-winning cultural entertainment aimed at children of all ages, worldwide.
The Guardian initiated Radio Children with support, the shows deliver free podcasts + vodcasts, where children take the lead, interviewing heroes and villains, famous and infamous. The shows are made in London (RC UK), Singapore (RC Asia) and regular bulletins from families in New York (RC USA).
Breakfast with Alastair Campbell – Radio Children NewsWrbDTuCzhOw
Children’s Commissioner for England and The Human Conduit, Sir Albert Aynsley-Green chats to Radio Children about why it’s called the 11 Million Organisation, how the office listens to the children of The UK, how he became Sir Al, Bullying, racism and having to walk to school when he was a child.
Children’s Commissioner for England Sir Albert Aynsley-Green.yCSgi4O0vvk
Radio Children went back in time to visit The London Dungeon in 1665. The Great Plague was around, everyone was getting tortured with hot metal on the tounge – Nice! Oh, and don’t forget to get a shave with Sweeney Todd!
The London Dungeon with Sweeney ToddtRxKuPXhh4
King Tutankhamun (1336-1327 BC) at The British MuseumoapGspO6xGA
Radio Children met up with Mary Poppins and chatted about how the actress playing her, Scarlett Strallen, got into theatre, how she coped at the age of 16 doing both Mama Mia and simultaneously studying at School, what her favourite costume was and most importantly of all, has she got the hots for Bert!
Mary Poppins – Scarlett Strallen Backstage InterviewNiXcj-39GXM
Radio Children Singapore
Radio Children Singapore visited The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace’s ship, normally lodging between whales and spears or blocking arms traffickers. They went on board and found out how Greenpeace helps in addressing the pollution there and educating people on climate change.
The Rainbow Warrior – Green Peace, SingaporetRxKuPXhh4
Radio Children Sweden
Radio Children Sweden visited The Ice Hotel in The Artic Circle for a chilly weekend away at this 6,000m Sqaured Hotel. Presented by Natasha Seery
The Ice Hotel, SwedenURh1cyIxLQM
Radio Children Iceland
Radio Children Iceland Interviewed the people in the know about the hidden people of Iceland.
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Children’s Book Authors
Radio Children Interviewed Frank Beddor about his Looking Glass Wars Book. The book is about Alyss, whom is born in Wonderland and is destined to be a warrior queen. After a bloody coup topples the Heart regime, Alyss is exiled to another world entirely, where she is adopted into a new family, renamed Alice and befriended by Lewis Carroll. At age 20 she returns to Wonderland to battle Redd and lead Wonderland into its next golden age of imagination.