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CLIP 11697

Respecting Differences - a drama (pt 1/2) (audio)

Respecting Differences - a drama (pt 1/2) (audio)

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Key Info
  • Respecting Differences - a drama (pt 1/2) (audio)
  • Duration: 05:24
  • The first part of a short radio drama about respecting differences. Wesley used to love going to the local speedway track to see the 'Reds' with his best friends, Jed and Ben. They are all enthusiastic supporters, but the Reds never seem to win. The constant failure doesn't dampen Wesley's spirits though and when he tells Jed and Ben about a new 'youth team' initiative at the club, the three friends are determined to take part. After several weeks of training with the youth team, the three boys prepare for their first race. They will be racing against each other, but are still waiting for a fourth rider to appear. Suddenly an imposing speedway bike takes up position in the remaining lane, but the boys can't identify the rider. The race gets underway, but is an anticlimax for Wesley, Jed and Ben as they are easily beaten. At the end of the race, the mystery rider removes her helmet. Jed and Ben are horrified to learn they have been beaten by a girl! Wesley is more reasonable and knows she was the best rider, simple as that, but Jed and Ben are clearly incapable of accepting this. This clip was first published on the BBC School Radio website. Please note it is an audio clip and only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Differences and Similarities

  • Keywords: audio, schoolradio, pshe, citizenship, have your say, drama, key stage 2, diversity, respecting differences
Ideas for use in class
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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