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Crossing the Same River Twice

Dramatist and theatre director Lou Stein draws upon the many sound recordings he has made during his life in a distinctive audio journey that explores the tensions between selective memory and identity. It takes him from his South Brooklyn childhood to citizenship in the UK, via Belfast and the Outer Hebrides, to becoming the father of a child born with Down's syndrome. Randomly recorded sound, Lou has found, is an very precise trigger for memory.

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30 minutes

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Sat 29 Nov 2008 20:30

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