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The Broken Word

Adam Fould adapts his own poem about a white family caught up in the Mau Mau time in 1950s Kenya. Tom comes home for his last holiday before university and is recruited by the English colonial vigilantes and finds himself acquiring an unexpected taste for blood. Narrated by Anton Lesser with Gunnar Cauthery, Hattie Morahan, Gemma Lawrence, Pippa Haywood, Kenneth Cranham, David Collins, John Mackay, David Birrell, Mark Meadows, Ivanno Jeremiah and Fiston Barek. Music and Sound Design by Jon Nicholls. Producer: Tim Dee.

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43 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 Sep 2013 21:00


Role Contributor
NarratorAnton Lesser
ActorGunnar Cauthery
ActorHattie Morahan
ActorGemma Lawrence
ActorPippa Haywood
ActorKenneth Cranham
ActorDavid Collins
ActorJohn MacKay
ActorDavid Birrell
ActorMark Meadows
ActorIvanno Jeremiah
ActorFiston Barek
ProducerTim Dee
WriterAdam Fould