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Drone Pilots

By Robert Myers. Two night shift operators fly a drone from a trailer in the American desert. He's a much-decorated fighter pilot from rural Georgia, who has come out of retirement to make ends meet. She is a superstar gamer from New Jersey, who's just been recruited to the job of sensor.

They are working for a private corporation in New Mexico but are supervised by an imposing female Captain at a military base in Virginia, who gives them orders to stake out a family in South Waziristan.

As they circle their target, the sixty plus pilot and the twenty year old female sensor argue about music, fighting and flying.

Sound Design ..... Scott Lehrer

Producer/Director: Judith Kampfner
A Corporation for Independent Media production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 Oct 2015 14:45


Role Contributor
Major McCrakenDavid Rasche
Airman AndrasSarah Elmaleh
Captain HolmesNora Cole
Sergeant NajjarAmir Darvish
Radio AnnouncerSydney Beveridge
AhmadRahimullah Mashriqi
LohaniMohammadulluh Mashriqi
VillagerNaheed Bahram
DirectorJudith Kampfner
ProducerJudith Kampfner
WriterRobert Myers