August 20 2013 – On March 1 1973, an album was released whose mark on the musical landscape is beyond any other. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd is celebrating it’s 40th year of release this year. We reviewed the incredible Immersion Set reissue last year here. Yesterday Pink Floyd teased on their Facebook page the image above. Turns out it is a a play for radio by Sir Tom Stoppard incorporating The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. Today the trailer was released and looks AMAZING. Check it out below.
Watch a special visual trail, made by Aardman Animations of Wallace and Gromit fame, previewing Radio 2’s Darkside drama, which you can hear on Bank Holiday Monday at 10pm.
Celebrating 40 years of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, legendary playwright Sir Tom Stoppard has penned this fantastical story based on themes from the seminal album and stars a stellar cast.
Featuring Bill Nighy, Rufus Sewell and Adrian Scarborough, with the lead roles played by Olivier Award-winning Iwan Rheon (Misfits) and stage actress Amaka Okafor (The Garbage King).