My parents used to dream about the future listening to Pink Floyd's "The Darkside of the Moon", I used to fall asleep by its melody in my toddler's years. And now they are back to celebrate 40 Years of this epic album on my 32th Birthday this weekend :D No coincidence, just some facts. BBC Radio 2 commissioned Aardman to create a three minute film, to accompany an original new radio play written by Sir Tom Stoppard celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album, The Dark Side Of The Moon.
Dark Side, which will air on the August bank holiday, is a fantastical and psychedelic radio drama based on themes from the seminal album and stars a stellar cast which includes Bill Nighy, Rufus Sewell, and Adrian Scarborough. The lead roles will be played by Olivier Award-winning Iwan Rheon (Misfits) and stage actress Amaka Okafor (The Garbage King).
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