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Heading to Paradise

The stories of some of the victims of Flight MH17, shot down over the Ukraine one year ago. Joe Caffrey, Philip Franks and Tracy Wiles star in David Morley's factual drama.

Elsemiek de Borst, Daisy Oehlers, Bryce Fredriksz, Liam Sweeney and John Alder all perished in the attack on a defenceless passenger jet in July 2014. How did they come to be on that flight? This drama illuminates the paths that brought these ordinary people to be part of this dreadful event.

The drama portrays actual events, with some imagined scenes, based on discussion with victims' relatives, eyewitness accounts, texts and emails

Written by David Morley
Directed by Dirk Maggs

A Perfectly Normal production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 16 Jul 2015 14:15


Role Contributor
MikeTom Alexander
Travel AgentTom Alexander
ElsemiekEliza Butterworth
LeeEliza Butterworth
JohnJoe Caffrey
EstherFelicity Duncan
RikaFelicity Duncan
HansPhilip Franks
Airport OfficialPhilip Franks
BryceRichard Goulding
Barry SimRichard Goulding
DaisyAlana Ramsey
Izzy SimAlana Ramsey
BarryDavid Shaw-Parker
SergioDavid Shaw-Parker
LiamDaniel Weyman
SileneTracy Wiles
JulianTracy Wiles
WriterDavid Morley
DirectorDirk Maggs

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