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Afternoon Play: Somewhere in a Desert


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Dominique Sigaud 's tale, adapted by Penny
Leicester, is a poetic meditation on the meaning of life and death, love and hatred. Translated from the French by Frank Wynne. An American woman sets out to discover what has happened to her husband, missing in action at the end ofthe Gulf War. The drama is interwoven with the real sounds ofthe war from the BBC sound archive.
Director Julia Butt


Unknown: Dominique Sigaud
Unknown: Frank Wynne.
Director: Julia Butt
Nour: Janice Acquah
John: John Sharian
Mary: Abigail Ramsay
Robert: Jerome Pradon
Ali: Raad Rawi
Blind man's son: Riz Meedin
Colonel: William Hope

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Afternoon Play: Somewhere in a Desert

BBC Radio 4 FM, 1 March 2001 14.15

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