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Pier Productions

Pier Productions.

Established in 1993, Pier Productions is an award-winning audio and television production company based in Brighton.

Pier makes factual, drama and single voice readings for BBC Radio and Audible. The Company is known for its distinctive event programming, including their ten hour adaptations of War and Peace starring John Hurt and Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time, narrated by Derek Jacobi.

Recent productions

Year Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
2021 Radio Anna Morris. Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis Radio 4 Stand-Up Anna Morris talks about her dilemma of whether to have children as a 40-year-old woman.
2021 Radio Geoff Norcott. Geoff Norcott: It's OK To Change Your Mind Radio 4 Stand-Up Stand-up special from Geoff Norcott in which he looks at long-held beliefs.
2021 Radio Tahmima Anam. The Startup Wife Radio 4 Comedy Drama Reading of Tahmima Anam's novel about a woman working at a startup tech firm.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2021 Radio Stand-Up Anna Morris: Kid-Life Crisis
2021 Radio Stand-Up Geoff Norcott: It's OK To Change Your Mind
2021 Radio Comedy Drama The Startup Wife
2020 Radio Stand-Up Geoff Norcott Hates Being Told What To Do
2019 Radio Comedy Drama Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years
2019 Radio Stand-Up Geoff Norcott's Withdrawal Disagreement
2018 Radio Comedy Drama Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years
2018 Radio Comedy Drama Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years
2018 Radio Stand-Up Geoff Norcott: Right Leaning But Well Meaning
2017 Radio Comedy Drama Almost Like Being In Love
2017 Radio Comedy The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾
2016 Radio Comedy Drama All Mouth And Trousers
2016 Radio Sketch Show Expenses Only
2016 Radio Stand-Up Lance
2014 Radio Sitcom The Future Of Radio
2013 Radio Comedy Drama Present Laughter
2011 Radio Comedy Drama Life Begins At Crawley
2011 Radio Documentary The Artiness Of Naughtiness
2010 Radio Documentary Born Brilliant: The Life Of Kenneth Williams
2010 Radio Comedy Drama Gentleman Jim
2010 Radio Documentary Open That Door: Gay Comedy In The Last 30 Years
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