Listen again to our very own radio soap opera Sophia Square, originally recorded and broadcast between 2012-13.

From Saturday 9 April 2016 we’re re-running our highly successful soap opera, Sophia Square, which is set in Butetown, Cardiff. The soap opera was directed by Alison Plant and features the talents of a number of past and present DJs from the station, as well as well known members of the local community.

In August 2013, the show was shortlisted for a British Public Radio award in two drama categories and in November 2013, the show’s producer Rhys Phillips was shortlisted for a Radio Production Award as ‘Best Drama Producer’.

Over the next 3 weeks you can tune in Saturday 1-3pm and hear all 24 episodes again.

 

Cast

  • Michael ‘Alice’ Hatfield – Sule Rimi
  • Mary Hatfield – Georgina Sammut
  • Delroy Browne – Leon Charles
  • Marilyn Browne – Donna Sibanda
  • Josh Browne – Richard Shannon / Jon Chase
  • Hannah Browne – Nazerenne Duhaney
  • Levi Browne – Thabani Sibanda
  • Lena Browne – Patti Flynn
  • Sian Andrews – Jenny Ashton
  • Trev – Anthony Corrier / Lynden Cumberbatch
  • Olivia – Chanelle Actie / Monique Brito
  • Kwame – Ashar Duhaney
  • Charlotte ‘Charli’ Spencer-James – Bryony Anderson
  • Summer Evans – Melissa Edmunds
  • Harry Jackson – Rhys Edwards
  • Alan West – Scott Travers
  • Rhys Andrews – Gareth Thomas
  • Zara Hassan – Tamina Ali
  • Rav Hassan – David Singh
  • Claire Davies – Sian Phillips
  • Mercedes West – Louise James / Maria Gomer
  • Huw Llewellyn – Stuart Rees
  • Jimmy Lightning – Bobby Smooth
  • Tyler Roberts – Melusi Sibanda
  • Mrs Phillips – Rachel Motram
  • Music Teacher – Nikki Preston
  • Faye and Latifah – themselves
  • Other parts played by Jeremy Rees, Alison Plant, Steve Devereux, Rosie Meek, Nadia Hamilton, Zinzi Sibanda and staff & students at Ninian Park Primary School.

Crew

  • Writer – Chris Davies
  • Writer – Rhys Edwards
  • Writer – Scott Travers
  • Writer – Wyn Williams
  • Writer – Alison Plant
  • Writer – Gareth Thomas
  • Writer – Leon Charles
  • Writer – Georgina Sammut
  • Writer – Stuart Rees
  • Writer – Jeremy Rees
  • Writer – Donna Sibanda
  • Editor – Alison Plant
  • Studio Assistant – Drew Sewell
  • Programme Consultant – Jeremy Rees
  • Director – Alison Plant
  • Producer – Rhys Phillips

Sophia Square in the press