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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

Italian learning drama in which the viewer is one of the protagonists. The viewer finds a map which leads one on a mystery adventure through the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. Along the way one meets a cast of characters, uncovers a family secret and some delicious regional specialities, and perhaps finds the lost recipe for La torta di Serretto. And of course one learns to speaks Italian with the guidance of the characters met on the journey.

This 90-minute drama is accompanied by a fully interactive website with extensive learning support and an interactive drama in which the player can determine the outcome of the adventure.

Last on

Tue 5 Jun 2012 04:30 BBC Two

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