20200821Lockdown explored from an unexpected angle in this coming of age drama by Sami Ibrahim. A figure stands on a deserted beach in a deserted seaside town waiting for her father to return. Who now rules the roost in this strange new world?

Fledgling ….. Ruby Bentall
Thick-head ….. John Lightbody
Twitcher ….. Carl Prekopp
Pigeon ….. Clare Corbett

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

This is Sami Ibrahim’s debut radio drama. His play "two Palestinians go dogging" won Theatre Uncut’s 2019 Political Playwriting Award and will be featured in the Royal Court’s upcoming season. His most recent piece "The European Hare" was shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize 2019, and he is currently under commission at The Yard and the Almeida (as part of the Genesis Writers Program). He is also a writer-in-residence at Shakespeare’s Globe - where he is working on an adaptation of Ovid’s "Metamorphoses" - and has been on attachment at the National Theatre Studio and Theatr Clwyd.

Drama from BBC Radio 4