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A selection of links to additional content and websites:
Seán Street on Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Street
The Memory of Sound: Preserving the Sonic Past:
The Poetry of Radio - The Colour of Sound:
"Saving Sound, Spreading the Word"
Lecture at Bournemouth University.
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Dragonfly is the theatre company created by Sean Street with his theatre director wife Jo, and the actor Christopher Robbie as a platform for new small scale touring stage work. Notably the company has toured Sean’s play, Beyond Paradise, a one-man show on the life of Charles Darwin, with Robbie as Darwin. This has been touring both in the UK and internationally, since 1998.
This independent publisher, specialising in art and poetry, has published two books by Sean Street, Figure in a Landscape and Radio Waves. It is a company noted for the quality and design of its books, and has been run for many years by Stephen Stuart-Smith, who inherited the company from the late Alan Clodd in the 1980s.
Falling Tree Productions
Falling Tree Productions is an independent radio production house run by Alan Hall. The company has a distinguished record in the creation of radio features, with an impressive array of awards. Sean Street has worked on a number of projects with Falling Tree, notably Landscape With Figure for BBC Radio 3 in 2004, a feature on the life and work of the World War 2 poet, Keith Douglas, and The ‘Frisco ‘Quake, to mark the centenary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in April, 2006.
Kelly Books, based in Devon, is the country’s leading bookseller of works relating to all aspects of the media. In addition to stocking an impressive list of rare and second hand works relating to radio, television and print, the company is also a publisher, and has produced Sean Street’s Concise History of British Radio.
John Libbey Publishing
A leading specialist publisher of books on various aspects of the media, for 2006 John Libbey has published Sean Street’s Crossing the Ether, a work which interrogates the accepted idea of the pre-war UK radio map, and demonstrates that, in addition to the BBC, there was a thriving and influential commercial radio industry serving a UK audience hungry for populist entertainment.