Allegra Productions



ScriptLab East:

Regular Rehearsed Readings

At Aldeburgh Cinema.



Theatre Production

Radio Drama


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Fiona McAlpine

The Boy From Aleppo Who Painted the War for B7 Productions . Radio 4  Nov. 2014

with Farshid Rokey, Noof McKewan, Jalleh Alizadeh, Adam El Hagar, Bijan Daneshmand, Amir  El- Masry, Shazia Nicholls, Ashraf Ejjbair, Abla George.


Theatre : Britten's Got Talent  by Robin Brooks,  New Wolsey theatre  Nov 2013

with Keith Hill, Sam Dale, Gilian Cally, Jonathan Hansler, Joseph Reed


A Larkin Double:  Jill &  A Girl in Winter  

by Philip Larkin, April, May 2013   Classic serials for BBC Radio 4

with Samuel Barnett, Jessica Raine, Matilda Zeigler, Nicholas Woodeson, Sinead Matthews.


Mr Wrong and Other Stories  by Elizabeth Jane Howard  2012

 (Read by Matilda Ziegler) for BBC 4 Extra



Afternoon Dramas (2001 -2009) Director/Producer


I Love Stephen Fry by Jon Canter (2008)

Stephen Fry, Lesley Sharpe,  Ron Cook, Phil Davis, Karl Theobald, Sinead Matthews


Left at Marrakech'by Richard Stevens (2008)

Will Keen, Clare Corbett, Jonathan Cullen, Alan Cox, Nicholas Rowe, Ben Lewis.


A Warning to the Furious by Robin Brooks (2007)  

Catherine Shepherd, Lucy Robinson, Carl Prekopp, Andy Wincott, Gerald McDermott.


Duce's Bonce by Robin Brooks (2006)

Catherine McCormack, Adrian Rawlins, Nick Woodeson, Maureen Beattie


The Last Days of Gordon Springer by Richard Stevens (2004)

Karl Theobald, Stephen Mangan, Catherine Shepherd, Jasmine Hyde, David Horovitch


A Quick Change   by Robin Brooks (2002)

David Tennant, Flora Montgomery, Alan Cox, Ashley Jenson, Barbara Dryhurst, Mark Spalding


The Smallest man in Christendom  by Robin Brooks(2003)

Lucy Robinson, Desmond Barritt, David Holt, Alan Cox, John McAndrew, Julie Cox


Love and Friendship  by Jane Austen (adapted by Robin Brooks) (2001).

David Tennant, Victoria Hamilton, David Horovitch, Ruth Platt, Janet Jefferies, Sarah Eedle


Book of the Week - (Producer)  'Stephen Spender' – the authorised biography by John Sutherland for Radio 4’s Book of the Week with Stephen Boxer as Spender


Other work:    Producer of  the London run of The Consultant by Neil Fleming for Hydrocracker Theatere company, performed at Theatre 503 for 4 weeks in 2011 and starring James Wilby

Producer - Short Films (2003 - 2006)

Producer / Director credits  







Afternoon Plays BBC Radio 4 2001 - 2009:


UK Film Council's scheme: 'Digital Shorts' run by Screen East in 2003

Fiona produced 5 x short films for Screen East, Norwich.


Directed and co-wrote:

'Plaything' for the same scheme.




'Billy's Day Out'    Directed by Iain B. Mcdonald, with Lee Ross and

Jo McInnes, which went on to win Best British Short Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2004.    




Review of 'Billy's Day Out':




'Other' which went on to win best short  at RIMA 2004 (with Indra Ove)



'End of the Line' shortlisted (final three), Best short film, Soho Shorts 2004

(With Miriam Margolyes & David Oyelowo)



'Missing Pens'  starring Stephen Mangan



'Soil Dances' - a community Dance film for 'DANCE EAST'  (2006)

 involving 150 children in Suffolk for DanceEast, part funded by the heritage lottery.


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Recent work:

BBC Radio 4

A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines, adapted by Robert Rigby (Broadcast Sept 2019)

for Goldhawk Essential, produced by Lucinda Mason Brown

Cast: George Kent, Kelly Harrison, Joe McArdle, Adrian Hood, Craig Cheetham, Olwyn May, Lee Rufford, Daniel Rainford, Troy Tipple, Daniel Corey, Corey Westwood, Isaac Bartram.


Readings for ScriptLab East 2018-2019 at Aldeburch Cinema (upstairs)

Payment Deferred by C.S. Forester - Dec 2018

Newcomer by Killian Burke- Feb 2019

Willowdene by Chris Coates - March 2019

What the Heart Wants by Bert Tyler-Moore - April 2019

The Twin by Andrew Burton - May 2019

Coco and Misa by Claude Harz - July 2019


BBC Radio 3

Vampirella  (Director / Producer) Sept 2018

Come Unto These Yellow Sands  (Producer)  Sept 2018

The Dark Tower by Louis MacNeice  (Producer) Oct 2017

Remorse, or the Sorrows of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Producer) March 2016


BBC Radio 4

The Christchurch Murder  by Angela Carter (Director/ Producer) Sept 2018

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter (Director/ Producer) Sept 2018

Byzantium  by Robin Brooks  (Director/ Producer) March 2018  

The Dark Tower by Louis MacNeice (Producer) Oct 2017

Remorse, or, The Sorrows of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Producer) March 2016


Iris Murdoch : Dream Girl  starring Helen McCroy. (Director/Producer)  Aug 2015

The Sea, The Sea starring Jeremy Irons.   (Producer) Aug 2015

I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General (Co-directer & Producer )  Dec 2015



Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu for Audible Originals. (Director/Producer) Oct 2015

starring David Tennant, Phoebe Fox and Rose Leslie.


Theatre   April 2017

Ink Festival  2017, New Writing Festival, The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk.

(Director/ Producer)

It's a Sperm's Life by Lewis Wilding  


Three Radio Shorts                                

Ground Elder by Sue Sofroniou

When the Whale Came by Chris Coates

The Flying Eye by Jan Etherington

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Fiona McAlpine

Producer, Director.

Radio Drama & Theatre.