“My favourite part was making the sound effects and recording on the microphone - I learnt a lot” - Keziah, aged 10
Check out these fabulous recordings made at previous WordPlay workshops!

The Cool School Girls – LIVE from Amber’s Birthday Party!

Broadcast LIVE at Amber's Birthday Party, The Cool School Girls is a super fun one-off radio show presented by Amber and her best friends. We played Hide & Seek, Guess the Present, and even rapped about Peckham!

Much Ado Books Celebrate Independent Bookshop Week

We spent the afternoon of Sunday 25 June 2017 at Much Ado inviting customers to share their favourite memories of books and reading.

Village Books Celebrate Independent Bookshop Week

As part of Independent Bookshop Week 2017, we teamed up with Village Books in Dulwich Village to record their customers' favourite booky memories.

WORDFest 2017: Audio Guide

Harris Academy Beckenham proudly present their 3rd annual WORDFest on Beckenham Green.

"A FREE Festival of Words including Live Music, Poetry, Readings, Food & Drink, 'Neverland' themed Children's Crafts & Storytelling"

Let this audio guide you through all the wonderful events taking place at WORDFest 2017!

Items of Value

'What's that? Who's there? ' - Press play to find out!

Broadcast LIVE on 02.06.17

Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay at one of our Radio Drama Challenges!
The WordPlay team challenged two groups of children at The Woodville in Gravesend to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Game Boy

'I forbid you from singing any concerts on my land!' - Tune into this underwater tale of music and mischief...

Broadcast LIVE on 02.06.17

Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay at one of our Radio Drama Challenges!
The WordPlay team challenged two groups of children at The Woodville in Gravesend to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Voice of Harris Girls (highlights)

Earlier this year we trained the student council at Harris Girls Academy East Dulwich to host & produce their very own podcast! Here are a few highlights from their recordings...

Check out the school's website for more info and to hear the full episode!

If your school would like to have your own regular podcast up and running, the WordPlay team can help you - send us an email on workshops@wordplayeducation.co.uk for a chat!

Tic Tac Radio: The Ridiculous 7

Broadcast LIVE at Leon's Birthday Party, Tic Tac Radio hosted by The Ridiculous 7 is a fantastic one-off radio show presented by Leon alongside his co-hosts and best friends. Featuring YouTube facts, video game quizzes, kit-kat reviews, a Jeremy Kyle appearance, and much much more, this is probably one of the best live radio shows you will have ever heard!

If you'd like to host your own live radio show, do get in touch!

Compartments

'We'll have a chat about this when you're in long trousers' - Find out what Quentin discovered on a long train journey.

Broadcast LIVE for World Radio Day on 13.02.17
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay at one of our Radio Drama Challenges!

We challenged two groups at Foyles Bristol to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays with an anti-valentine theme.

Better Late than Never

'I'm calling about a missing parcel...' - Take a listen to hear the tale of this mysterious package.

Broadcast LIVE for World Radio Day on 13.02.17
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay at one of our Radio Drama Challenges!

We challenged two groups at Foyles Bristol to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays with an anti-valentine theme.

The Naughty Banana

Watch out for that naughty banana next time you go shopping!

Broadcast LIVE at Ava's birthday party on 11.12.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Ava, Rex, Melissa & Ella.

We challenged two groups at Ava's birthday party to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Golden Statue

Will Helena ever get her statue back? Everyone's gone batty!

Broadcast LIVE at Ava's birthday party on 11.12.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Helena, June, Grace & Bea.

We challenged two groups at Ava's birthday party to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Hollydale Primary School – The School Council Team Podcast

Hollydale's School Council host their first ever podcast!

Press play to get the inside scoop from the team as they carry out interviews, reports & more!

Jimmy McGee

Broadcast LIVE from SIGNAL Family Support on 28.10.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Eddy & Jasper.

The WordPlay studio travelled to SIGNAL Autism Family Support to challenge two groups of children to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays on the theme 'Perfect Day Out'

For further information about the great work SIGNAL Family Support offer, find them online at www.signalfamilysupport.org

Smokin’ Steak

Broadcast LIVE from SIGNAL Family Support on 28.10.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Keir, Rory, Zak and Ann.

The WordPlay studio travelled to SIGNAL Autism Family Support to challenge two groups of children to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays on the theme 'Perfect Day Out'

For further information about the great work SIGNAL Family Support offer, find them online at www.signalfamilysupport.org

Hippo Goat Cat

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Brodie, Oliver, Jaden & Luc

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Chase

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Niamh, Taran & Freya

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Fight

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Karam, Rajan, Reece & Aviray

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Giant Crime

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Emily, Molly & Abigail

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Batman’s Death

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Ekam, Manav, Polly & Joe

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Zombie Bears

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Finn & Tanishq

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Appearance of the Human-Fish Creature

Broadcast LIVE from The Woodville, Gravesend on 23.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by William, Kelvin, Jake & Jack

The WordPlay studio travelled to The Woodville to challenge seven groups of children aged 7-16 to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The London Tour Bus

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 18.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Caitlin, Tess, Zoë & Cameron

The WordPlay studio travelled back to Village Books to challenge six groups to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Desert Mystery

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 18.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Daisy, Monty, Isabella & Lorna

The WordPlay studio travelled back to Village Books to challenge six groups to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Journey

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 18.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Grace, Finn & Frieda

The WordPlay studio travelled back to Village Books to challenge six groups to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Heineken’s House

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 18.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Zak, Eveny & Greta

The WordPlay studio travelled back to Village Books to challenge six groups to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

Crazy Cat Lady

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 18.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Gracie & Lula

The WordPlay studio travelled back to Village Books to challenge six groups to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Evil Digger

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 18.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Priya, Layla & George

The WordPlay studio travelled back to Village Books to challenge six groups to script & broadcast their very own live radio plays.

The Local Nunhead Podcast

The Children's Podcast Club came to Nunhead. Recorded at The Ivy House - a community pub in Nunhead, the local children produced their own podcast on the theme of 'Local' over the course of four days.

Press play to hear from Shona - The Dish & The Spoon cafe owner, reports from Nunhead Cemetery and Peckham Rye Park, an interview with Conrad who works at The Ivy House, and of course a cheeky pop quiz!

If you'd like to get on the microphone at our next Podcast Club, get in touch!

Demrur Murder

How could a jolly cup of tea turn so sinister?

Broadcast LIVE from Foyles Bookshop on 05.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Mollie, Sakura, Sainju & Ophelia

As part of Foyles Storybox Festival, the WordPlay studio travelled to the flagship store to challenge a group of children to script & broadcast their very own LIVE radio plays.

Pepsi Mad Bears

Two hyperactive bears fall into the pond, let's hope PC Gary can come to their rescue!

Broadcast LIVE from Foyles Bookshop on 05.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Eddie, Zak & Tae

As part of Foyles Storybox Festival, the WordPlay studio travelled to the flagship store to challenge a group of children to script & broadcast their very own LIVE radio plays.

The Mysterious Incident of the Dog and the Cake

Bobbert the dog loved cakey the cake... a lot - but something mysterious happens!

Broadcast LIVE from Foyles Bookshop on 05.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Mae, Gracia, Callum & Jasmine.

As part of Foyles Storybox Festival, the WordPlay studio travelled to the flagship store to challenge a group of children to script & broadcast their very own LIVE radio plays.

The Roller Skates Robbery

You should never trust anyone on roller skates!

Broadcast LIVE from Foyles Bookshop on 05.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Angus & Imani

As part of Foyles Storybox Festival, the WordPlay studio travelled to the flagship store to challenge a group of children to script & broadcast their very own LIVE radio plays.

Lago di Lugano

Never take a selfie near a cliff edge... you never know who or what is lurking in the muddy waters!

Broadcast LIVE from Foyles Bookshop on 05.08.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Tess & Felix

As part of Foyles Storybox Festival, the WordPlay studio travelled to the flagship store to challenge a group of children to script & broadcast their very own LIVE radio plays.

The Mysterious Upper Deck

The WordPlay studio travelled to Village Books where six teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

Is the no.13 bus really all it seems? Only one way to find out!

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 10.04.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Asha, Hazel, Esmée, Megan & Carys

Dead or Not Dead?

The WordPlay studio travelled to Dog Kennel Hill Primary School where two teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

Justin boards the bus to Brighton and strange happenings start take place. A fire breaks out causing Justin to lose contact with his brain. Find out how the story ends in Dead or not Dead!

Broadcast LIVE from Dog Kennel Hill Primary School on 15.06.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Seikou, Majid & Ange

Murder in The Palace

The WordPlay studio travelled to Dog Kennel Hill Primary School where two teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

SHOCKING NEWS: The Queen has died in her sleep.... or has she? It's up to the detectives to solve the case.

Broadcast LIVE from Dog Kennel Hill Primary School on 15.06.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Nour & Gliddian

Poet Podcast LIVE Highlights from the Sunday Spot at South London Gallery

On Sunday 5th June 2016 a collection of creative and vocal children came along to the South London Gallery's Sunday Spot to get on the microphones as part of Southwark Libraries Rhyme and Reason Poetry and Music Festival.

We spent the afternoon jumping in and out of the recording studio gazebo, recording songs, poems, sounds and stories. Then at 3:30pm we all got around the microphones in the gallery's garden broadcasting a live podcast of our favourite recordings alongside some special live performances.

Hit play to hear a few highlights from the broadcast!

The Cake Factory

The WordPlay studio travelled to Village Books where six teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

Husband and Wife had the misfortune of a burned down cake factory... so they clubbed together by singing and dancing to raise enough funds to live happily ever after in a house by the lake!

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 10.04.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Polly & Roo.

A Disastrous Californian Holiday

The WordPlay studio travelled to Village Books where six teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

The title says it all really - take a listen to find out why this holiday was so bad!

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 10.04.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Sky, BB, Eva & Rosa

Came in Like a Wrecking Ball

The WordPlay studio travelled to Village Books where six teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

Miley Cyrus is aged 55; she comes in like a wrecking ball and has many issues with cats!

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 10.04.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Sofia, Leon, Fleur & Jeannie

The Creepy Neighbours

The WordPlay studio travelled to Village Books where six teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

Maddie & Lilly got bored of taking selfies, so they decided to suss out their creepy neighbours...

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 10.04.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Erin & Maya

At Least I got a Barbie Phone

The WordPlay studio travelled to Village Books where six teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast their very own radio plays.

"I do not have time to look at useless lumps of plastic"... Listen in to find out what Batman DOES have time to do!

Broadcast LIVE from Village Books, Dulwich on 10.04.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Polly, Sophie, Maddie & Maggie.

The Joker AKA Unsuccessful Man

The WordPlay studio popped up in The Field, a community space (not an actual field) in New Cross. Two young teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast a radio play.

Bob the joker goes viral with the help of a lurking seagull. Take a listen to his highs and lows in this short radio drama.

Broadcast LIVE from The Field, New Cross on 16.02.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Kias & Queenie.

A War On Love

The WordPlay studio returned to The Field in New Cross and three teams spent a Saturday evening scripting and performing Board Game themed radio plays.

Press play to tune in to a war torn love story of soldiers, colonels and sisters all without a cluedo.

Broadcast LIVE from The Field, New Cross on 12.03.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Ash, Billy & Jason.

The Pig and the Pussycat

To celebrate World Radio Day and Valentines Day, we challenged three groups against the clock to script & broadcast their very own LIVE 'Twisted Valentine' themed radio drama.
Team 1 were first in the studio, press play to hear the love cat-astrophy between DCI Pig and Melanie Cat.

Broadcast LIVE from a bustling London bar -The Peckham Pelican on 13.02.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Matt, Amy, Holly & Richard.

Hollywoof

The WordPlay studio popped up in The Field, a community space (not an actual field) in New Cross. Two young teams took up the challenge to script & broadcast a radio play.

Click 'play' to go on a doggy adventure through space and time.

Broadcast LIVE from The Field, New Cross on 16.02.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Nathan, Keziah & Fin.

Mud Flats

The WordPlay studio returned to The Field in New Cross and three teams spent a Saturday evening scripting and performing Board Game themed radio plays.

Two laborers working at the scuba diving equipment manufacturers take a trip down to the mud flats in search of ragworms and meet an unexpected Sentinel.

Broadcast LIVE from The Field, New Cross on 12.03.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Alex & Ali.

The Lost Treasure of Ambrosia

To celebrate World Radio Day and Valentines Day, we challenged three groups against the clock to script & broadcast their very own LIVE 'Twisted Valentine' themed radio drama.
Team 2 accepted the WordPlay challenge and scripted a love story full of fire, passion and treasure. Have a listen!

Broadcast LIVE from a bustling London bar -The Peckham Pelican on 13.02.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Jade, Emma, Nick & Dom.

Fishy Business by OM COD

WARNING! Opening scene contains strong adult fishy business!

The WordPlay studio returned to The Field in New Cross and three teams spent a Saturday evening scripting and performing Board Game themed radio plays.

A particularly gruesome and splashy plot - step into the fishy world of OM Cod where a very strange brother is on the loose!

Broadcast LIVE from The Field, New Cross on 12.03.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Jacob, Elaine, James & Katie.

The Crazy Cake Island

Lost your tiny horse? So has Military Man. Tune in for bickering aliens, ghostly owls and a haunted church.

Broadcast LIVE on 20.01.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by...
Rani, Aleanbh & Leo

Blue Granentine

WARNING! This Radio Play contains adult themes.
To celebrate World Radio Day and Valentines Day, we challenged three groups against the clock to script & broadcast their very own LIVE 'Twisted Valentine' themed radio drama.
Fish and Chips, granny's knee tips, beating hearts and overflowing baths were touched upon in the third team's radio play. Press play to hear the twisted story in full.

Broadcast LIVE from a bustling London bar -The Peckham Pelican on 13.02.16
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Drew, Luis, Tan,Tex & Greg.

‘The Milkman’ @ Samantha’s Corner

Hear the chilling tale of a group of friends travelling by car to the coast. What or who are they hiding? And why all the milk?

Transmission - 16.01.16
Studio location - Samantha's Corner.
Scripted and acted against the clock for WordPlay by Samantha, Geoffrey, Mat, Clare & Bethany.