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Is Anything Broken?

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 13 April 2012

by Daniel Davies

A real-time comedy drama about modern life, set during one of the most stressful journeys known to humanity - the trip from Arrivals Hall to Departure Gate.

Directed by Marc Beeby

Patrick, an architect en route to a major pitch, is negotiating the airport obstacle course when he learns that his son has had an accident at school.

Already running late, Patrick and his assistant Oriane must now juggle multiple simultaneous phone calls and security scans, Blackberry emails and duty-free queues, as they cope with Patrick's over-complicated work and home life. The emotional rollercoaster of arranging childcare, managing a marital breakdown, call centre delays and emergency conferences are added to the gruelling airport triathlon - a circle of hell newly opened for the super-connected of the 21st century.

This is Daniel Davies' first play for radio.


Adam Kotz
Emerald O'Hanrahan
Kasper Hilton-Hille
Tracy Wiles
Susie Riddell
Christine Absalom
Don Gilet
Gerard McDermott
Peter Hamilton-Dyer
Harry Livingstone
Beverly Tagg
Daniel Davies
Marc Beeby


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