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Bora Bistrah

Sunday 19 August 2007 21:00-22:15 (Radio 3)

Five international writers penned stories about members of one family, descended from the same maternal grandmother, who crossed the border from India into Pakistan in 1947. They now live across the globe - the USA, Nairobi, Karachi, Shanghai and Bradford. The individual stories are linked by original music from Arun Ghosh and singer Ebere.

Duration:

1 hour 15 minutes

Playlist:

Firoze ...... Bhasker Patel
Bilal ...... Damian Asher
Aneeqa ...... Melanie Bond
Receptionist ...... Rachel Bavidge
Idris ...... Lucian Msamati
Kimani ...... Connie M'Gadzah
Urshad ...... Shiv Grewal
Nisha ...... Pooja Ghai
Safeih ...... Chetna Pandya
Danish ...... Amarjit Bassan
Ling ...... Liz Sutherland
Ling's Mother ...... Pik-Sen Lim
Bony ...... Nitin Ganatra
Arif ...... Shane Zaza
Mother ...... Indira Joshi
Police ...... Anthony Glennon

Directed by Shabina Aslam.

Part of the India & Pakistan '07 season.




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