Terrace is a darkly comic story of love, loss and prejudice and was commissioned for the BBC Radio 3 strand The Wire, which showcases work that pushes the boundaries of drama and narrative.

Dafydd also played the piano on the recording.

 

When Stevie’s boyfriend Matthew becomes seriously ill, the couple move into a new house, complete with wheelchair access and a downstairs toilet. However, Cardiff’s multicultural Grangetown is far from the peaceful idyll they were hoping for. The walls are thin and you can hear everything, even whispered conversations if you put your ear to the wall. As Matthew’s condition worsens, Stevie is drawn into a sinister story happening next door.

 

Directed by James Robinson, it was produced by BBC Cymru Wales and was subsequently chosen for the first series of ‘Lights Down, Listen Sessions’, a collaboration between BBC Wales and Sherman Cymru. These sessions encourage audiences to come and collectively listen to radio drama by Welsh and Wales-based writers in a darkened auditorium.