Allegra Productions

Fiona McAlpine

Radio Producer / Director, Actress


Radio Producer / Director credits include:

The Boy From Aleppo Who Painted the War 2014
Britten's Got Talent 2013 for the New Wolsey Theatre.
A Larkin Double: Jill & A Girl in Winter 2013
Two classic serials for BBC Radio 4 with Sam Barnett, Jessica Raine, Matilda Zeigler, Nicholas Woodeson

Mr Wrong and Other Stories 2012
Produced four Elizabeth Jane Howard stories for Radio 4 Extra (Read by Matilda Ziegler) for BBC 4

Taken 2009
Executive produced 'Taken' by Suzanne Heathcote and directed by Carl Prekopp, for Radio 4 (2009)

'I Love Stephen Fry' by Jon Canter (2008)
'Left at Marrakech' by Richard Stevens (2008)
'A Warning to the Furious' by Robin Brooks (2007)
'Duce's Bonce' by Robin Brooks (2006)
'The Last Days of Gordon Springer' by Richard Stevens (2004)
'A Quick Change' by Robin Brooks (2002)
'The Smallest man in Christendom' by Robin Brooks(2003)
'Love and Friendship' by Jane Austen (adapted by Robin Brooks) (2001).

Book of the Week - (Producer) 'Stephen Spender' – the authorised biography by John Sutherland for Radio 4’s Book of the Week. Fion has abridged many other Book at Bedtimes and Book of the Weeks for Radio (for Pacificus Productions) including Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood', Jon Canter's 'Seeds of Greatness'

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.

Associate Producer on The Martian Chronicles for B7 Productions, Radio 4 Saturday Drama starring Derek Jacobi and Hayley Atwell.


Audio Production:

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Audio Producer of the Family tours for the British Museum, as well as the Adult Highlights tour and the Parthenon tour. She also produced the Babylon talking tablets. (2008 -2010)


As an Actress Fiona worked with Red Shift Theatre Company, Great Eastern Stage, the Duke's Playhouse, and the Belgrade Coventry. TV & film include parts in 'Eastenders' 'Tenko', 'Shoestring' and 'Blake 7'. Films: 'Little Dorrit, The Fool' and 'The Tree of Hands'. In August 2012 she was in John Mortimer's 'Knightsbridge' and Agatha Christie's 'The Rats' at the Frinton summer theatre. She currently works as voice-over artist for the e-learning company Oilennium and Qlikview, Sweden.

Producer - Short Films (2003 - 2006)


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

'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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Afternoon Plays BBC Radio 4 2001 - 2009:

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