I was really inspired by the work of the Paper Cinema and their amazing production of the Odyssey. I went to a workshop to learn some of their live animation techniques, and combined them with stop motion in this piece. I wanted to use the medium of anxious doodling to tell this story, and collaborated with the awesomely talented artist Alice Clarke. We spent a lot of time cutting drawings out, gluing them onto cardboard and patiently moving things around. Extra thanks to Gavin Farlie of GJF Productions who did some excellent puppetry.
Watch the film on the Radio4 website here