Dakar to Sao Paulo
Twelve flights. Twelve travellers. Twelve tales. Patrick Kennedy continues David Szalay's short story series. Today: a tragic accident brings back childhood memories...
Twelve flights. Twelve travellers. Twelve stories.
Patrick Kennedy continues David Szalay's deeply moving short story series. Twelve travellers circumnavigate the globe en route to see lovers, children, parents, or nobody at all. From London to Madrid, Dakar to Sao Paulo, Seattle to Hong Kong, and beyond, these are stories of lives in turmoil, each in some way touching the next.
In today's story, a tragic accident in a Senegal market takes a German pilot back to his childhood....
Writer: David Szalay
Reader: Patrick Kennedy is an acclaimed TV and film actor, best known for his roles in Atonement, Warhorse and The November Man.
Producer: Justine Willett
Original Music: Kirsten Morrison