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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 03 October 2011

Dragonfly by Katie Hims, specially written for David Bower and Sophie Woolley .

Cal is expecting a baby with his girlfriend Sophie. As deaf parents, in amongst the excitement, they have a few concerns . But every time Sophie has a scan at the hospital Cal is sick. His behaviour becomes more and more uncharacteristic . Sophie begins to worry when Cal finds letters from an old girlfriend and decides he has to go and see her .

Cal has to resolve the past before he can move forward as a Father and fully enjoy Sophie's pregnancy. In order to get there he has to return to the place he grew up in - Rochdale - and re-examine his past.

CAL...David Bower
SOPHIE Sophie Woolley
TARA. ..Sarah McDonald Hughes
HABERJAN Amerjit Deu
BRIAN Eric Potts
NURSE Zoe Iqbal

A signed film of the production can be accessed via the Radio 4 website.

Developed in partnership with Signdance Collective.
Produced in Manchester by Susan Roberts.



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