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By Sarah Woods. In the not-so-distant future, the UK has fragmented. Layla and her daughter go on a desperate mission across the borders of England and Wales and over the Irish Sea.

By Sarah Woods

A dark vision of a near-future in which the United Kingdom is divided by borders.

In the not so distant future, the UK has fragmented. Layla and her daughter are on a desperate mission across borders from England, through Wales and over the Irish Sea.

Based on the stories and experiences of real refugees, Borderland is a thriller about what it means to be a displaced person in the 21st Century. It explores the rise of the UK's various nationalisms via a nightmare future. But it also offers a unique perspective on the urgent issue of global migration - by giving British listeners a taste of what it might be like to be pushed to leave your home, in a desperate search for a better life.

From an original idea by John Norton.

Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 2 Feb 2018 14:15


Role Contributor
Layla Juliet Cowan
Rabaa Sirine Saba
Babak Ali Ariaie
Holly Esme Robinson
Trafficker John Norton
Tunneller Ali Goolyad
Darren Sion Pritchard
Nurse Claire Cage
Director James Robinson
Writer Sarah Woods


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