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The Broken Word

Duration:
43 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 20 September 2013

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.

Credits

Narrator
Anton Lesser
Actor
Gunnar Cauthery
Actor
Hattie Morahan
Actor
Gemma Lawrence
Actor
Pippa Haywood
Actor
Kenneth Cranham
Actor
David Collins
Actor
John MacKay
Actor
David Birrell
Actor
Mark Meadows
Actor
Ivanno Jeremiah
Actor
Fiston Barek
Producer
Tim Dee
Writer
Adam Fould

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