Hunt & Darton’s 24 Hour Radio Local

Radio Local is a continuous 24 hour performance by Hunt & Darton, a live art collaboration between Jenny Hunt and Holly Darton. The world premiere took place from 12 noon Saturday 27 May – 12 noon Sunday 28 May, outdoors at Cambridge Leisure and broadcast live by Cambridge 105, as part of WATCH OUT Festival at Cambridge Junction.

Listen again to the full 24 hour broadcast

Radio Local features specially commissioned series by Anna Brownsted, Richard DeDomenici, Lucia Scazzocchio and Hunt & Darton. These programmes were made during artist residencies spent exploring and responding to the communities living and working directly surrounding Cambridge Leisure.


Created and performed: by Jenny Hunt and Holly Darton
Featuring work by: Anna Brownsted, Richard DeDomenici, Lucia Scazzocchio and Hunt & Darton
Performing radio producers: Hannah Maxwell with Lucia Scazzocchio
Performing runners: Sarah Moore, Rachel Porter and Alice Roots
Cambridge 105 technical team: Robert Chipperfield, Mark Hickford, Lawrence Micallef, Dominic Smith.
Cambridge 105 Station Manager: Tim Willett
Cambridge Junction project producer: Ruth Moore
WATCH OUT Festival Producer and Radio Local project producer: Daniel Pitt
With thanks to the technical team, duty management and stewards at Cambridge Junction
With thanks to the Land Securities for use of the Cambridge Leisure site
Photography by Claire Haigh
Videography by ChameleonEye Films

Radio Local is commissioned by Cambridge Junction. Funded by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts and Cambridge City Council’s Section 106 small-scale public art funding. With thanks to Cambridge 105.