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Death Duty

By Michael Butt

In a desperate bid for water, a city-state plagued by drought has instituted a system of so-called Gifts, a weekly lottery that leads to the sacrifice of its young men. But the Gifts aren't working, and when the man in charge of the system sees his son's number called up, his faith is sorely tested.

Producer, Sasha Yevtushenko.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 20 Jun 2013 14:15
BBC Radio 4 FM only


Role Contributor
WriterMichael Butt
EdmundNicholas Jones
KennyWill Howard
MarianneChristine Absalom
ShelleyTracy Wiles
LucyAmaka Okafor
MinisterSean Murray
Mr GreenePaul Stonehouse
Mrs GreenePhilippa Stanton
ProducerSasha Yevtushenko

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