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The Day Dad Stole a Bus by Péricles Silveira

Nayara’s Dad wants her to see her Grandmother’s house in Bento Rodrigues, Brazil, years after a dam disaster destroyed the village. But why has he stolen a bus to take her there?

Nayara’s Dad wants her to see her Grandmother’s house in Bento Rodrigues, Brazil, years after a dam disaster destroyed the village. But why has he stolen a bus to take her there? And why do things keep disappearing?

As this year’s International Playwriting Competition is launched, here’s another chance to hear the winning play in the English as a second language category of last year’s Competition by Pericles Silveira from Brazil

Cast
Dad ….. Stephen Tompkinson
Nayara ….. Wunmi Mosaku
Josef Sudek ….. Matthew Marsh
Mr Augusto ….. Peter Hamilton Dyer
Ze Ribeiro ….. Don Gilet
Mum ….. Alison Belbin
Young Julio ….. Kai O’Loughlin
Original music composed and performed by Raiomond Mirza

Produced and directed by Marion Nancarrow
Co-produced with The Open University

53 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 Oct 2017 11:06GMT

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On the BBC Writersroom blog: Péricles Silveira

On the BBC Writersroom blog: Péricles Silveira

Winner of the 2nd language category in the International Playwriting Competition 2016.