15 episodes

The story is all set in a strange kingdom where the royal family and its subjects still live as if they were in the times of knights, quests, princesses and monsters but are becoming buried in their own piles of rubbish and waste!

Oh, and everybody in the kingdom speaks in rhyme... 

A 15-part eco-epic-comedy-radio-drama-poem from Soundscape Productions, supported by the Audio Content Fund.

King Frank and the Knights of the Eco Quest Fun Kids

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.5 • 4 Ratings

The story is all set in a strange kingdom where the royal family and its subjects still live as if they were in the times of knights, quests, princesses and monsters but are becoming buried in their own piles of rubbish and waste!

Oh, and everybody in the kingdom speaks in rhyme... 

A 15-part eco-epic-comedy-radio-drama-poem from Soundscape Productions, supported by the Audio Content Fund.

    The State of Frank

    The State of Frank

    The Kingdom of Frank is in a terrible state – it’s piling up with rubbish and waste. Princess Aqualine is recovering from an illness caused by drinking dirty water but manages to come up with a ‘knightly’ solution to the pollution problem. But King Frank is not happy...

    Credits

    Written by Martin Kiszko, Produced and Directed by Andy Cartwright, Sound Design by John Scott, Music by Martin Kiszko. A Soundscape Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Haroldia: Toyah Willcox, King Frank: Andrew Dunn, Queen Eileen: Andrina Carroll, Princess Aqualine: Emily Spowage, Calliope/Physician: Claire Wyatt, Messenger: Ian Billings.

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    • 9 min
    The Three Knights

    The Three Knights

    The kingdom is in a right mess with rubbish, waste and dirty water building up everywhere as King Frank found out to his cost when his bath pipes exploded and knocked him out. Princess Aqualine remembers a story about of a missing source of pure clean water – the Fountain of Frank – but does it exist and can it be found?

    Credits

    Written by Martin Kiszko, Produced and Directed by Andy Cartwright, Sound Design by John Scott, Music by Martin Kiszko. A Soundscape Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Haroldia: Toyah Willcox, King Frank: Andrew Dunn, Queen Eileen: Andrina Carroll, Princess Aqualine: Emily Spowage, Catrain: Garcia Brown, Leofrick: Aqib Khan, Alf: Nathan Morris, Lester the Jester/Messenger: Ian Billings.

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    • 9 min
    The Binstone Challenge

    The Binstone Challenge

    The three knights, Catrain, Leofrick and Alf have been told by King Frank that they can’t go on their ecoquest until they have completed one final traditional test of strength - removing the old bin from the ancient Binstone...

    Credits

    Written by Martin Kiszko, Produced and Directed by Andy Cartwright, Sound Design by John Scott, Music by Martin Kiszko. A Soundscape Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Haroldia: Toyah Willcox, King Frank: Andrew Dunn, Princess Aqualine: Emily Spowage, Catrain: Garcia Brown, Leofrick: Aqib Khan, Alf: Nathan Morris, Yokels: Ian Billings and Claire Wyatt.

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    • 9 min
    The Ambush

    The Ambush

    The knights, Catrain, Leofrick and Alf have set out on their quest to find the lost Fountain of Frank, but without the permission of King Frank. Now the king’s soldiers are hot on their trail. Will this be the end of their ecoquest?

    Credits

    Written by Martin Kiszko, Produced and Directed by Andy Cartwright, Sound Design by John Scott, Music by Martin Kiszko. A Soundscape Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Haroldia: Toyah Willcox, Catrain: Garcia Brown, Leofrick: Aqib Khan, Alf: Nathan Morris, Fly-Tipper: Ian Billings.

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    • 8 min
    River of Poo

    River of Poo

    The Knights of the Ecoquest have been stopped in their tracks by a big stinky, smelly river full of Poo! What will they do? Is there a way across...?

    Credits

    Written by Martin Kiszko, Produced and Directed by Andy Cartwright, Sound Design by John Scott, Music by Martin Kiszko. A Soundscape Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Haroldia: Toyah Willcox, Catrain: Garcia Brown, Leofrick: Aqib Khan, Alf: Nathan Morris, Terrowin the Ferryman: Ian Billings.

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    • 8 min
    Sea of Plastic

    Sea of Plastic

    After crossing a river full of poo the knights have arrived at the ocean’s edge only to be submerged by a giant wave of plastic rubbish. But their biggest challenge is yet to come....

    Credits

    Written by Martin Kiszko, Produced and Directed by Andy Cartwright, Sound Design by John Scott, Music by Martin Kiszko. A Soundscape Production for Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, supported by the Audio Content Fund. Haroldia: Toyah Willcox, Catrain: Garcia Brown, Leofrick: Aqib Khan, Alf: Nathan Morris.

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    • 9 min

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