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Alexei Sayle’s The Absence of Normal is a series of dark comic plays narrated by Alexei Sayle and adapted from his original short stories.

Episode 2: Banner Bright

Alexei Sayle’s The Absence of Normal is a series of dark comic plays narrated by Alexei Sayle and adapted from his original short stories.

Banner Bright is the story of a group of left wing radicals who meet during the occupation of a Lancashire university in 1968 and come to believe they can change the world with an inspirational protest banner.

Starring Ben Crompton, George Fouracres, Kath Hughes, Tim Key and Nimisha Odedra
Written and adapted for radio by Alexei Sayle
Produced by Joe Nunnery
A BBC Studios Production

28 minutes

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