BBC World Drama [World Service]

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A Broken Heart in a Warzone2019012620191026 (WS)

In this dark comedy set in an unnamed warzone, two thieves have come up with an audacious plan to use the bombing raids for their own ends. All is going well, until an adulterous domestic drama – and a wild animal – threaten their complacency.

The first of two winning plays from the BBC World Service/British Council International Playwriting Competition 2018.

A Broken Heart in a Warzone by Aziz H is the winner of the English as a Second Language prize. Aziz H is a Yemeni writer. This is his first play.

CAST:
Dalia - Sirine Saba
Rami - Paul Chahidi
Khalid - Waleed El Gardi
Ali/Old Man - Nabil Elouahabi
Hatem - Omar Malik
Samier/Presenter - Adam El Hagar
Soldier/Boy - Alexander Devrient

Producer/director: Marion Nancarrow
A co-production with The Open University

Image by Ben Hollands

In this dark comedy set in a warzone, two thieves have come up with an audacious plan

Unique, challenging and innovative BBC radio drama with an international edge.

A Broken Heart in a Warzone2019012620191027 (WS)

In this dark comedy set in an unnamed warzone, two thieves have come up with an audacious plan to use the bombing raids for their own ends. All is going well, until an adulterous domestic drama – and a wild animal – threaten their complacency.

The first of two winning plays from the BBC World Service/British Council International Playwriting Competition 2018.

A Broken Heart in a Warzone by Aziz H is the winner of the English as a Second Language prize. Aziz H is a Yemeni writer. This is his first play.

CAST:
Dalia - Sirine Saba
Rami - Paul Chahidi
Khalid - Waleed El Gardi
Ali/Old Man - Nabil Elouahabi
Hatem - Omar Malik
Samier/Presenter - Adam El Hagar
Soldier/Boy - Alexander Devrient

Producer/director: Marion Nancarrow
A co-production with The Open University

Image by Ben Hollands

In this dark comedy set in a warzone, two thieves have come up with an audacious plan

Unique, challenging and innovative BBC radio drama with an international edge.

A Broken Heart In A Warzone2019012620190127 (WS)

The first of two winning plays from the BBC World Service/British Council International Playwriting Competition 2018.

A Broken Heart in a Warzone
by “Aziz H”
Winner of the English as a second language prize.

In this dark comedy set in an unnamed warzone, two thieves have come up with an audacious plan to use the bombing raids for their own ends. All is going well, until an adulterous domestic drama – and a wild animal – threaten their complacency.

CAST:
Dalia....Sirine Saba
Rami....Paul Chahidi
Khalid....Waleed El Gardi
Ali/Old Man....Nabil Elouahabi
Hatem....Omar Malik
Samier/Presenter....Adam El Hagar
Soldier/Boy....Alexander Devrient

Producer/director....Marion Nancarrow
A co-production with The Open University

“Aziz H” is a Yemeni writer. This is his first play.

The first of two winning plays from the 2018 International Playwriting Competition.

Unique, challenging and innovative BBC radio drama with an international edge.