Safe From Harm [Drama]


DRAMA20210120Thought-provoking winning drama by the inaugural Wales Writer in Residence award winner Rhiannon Boyle.

Safe From Harm tells the frank and powerful story of Alys, a teacher and mother whose life unravels when a colleague is arrested for possessing indecent images of children. Unable to cope, Alys contacts a celibate paedophile in an attempt to better understand the danger they pose. Her primal urge to forever protect her children becomes so all consuming Alys slowly loses her grip on reality. Sian Reece-Williams (Hidden, Emerdale) plays Alys.

The Wales Writer in Residence is a prestigious scheme, aimed at furthering a writer’s career across stage, sound and screen. It is a partnership between BBC Cymru Wales and National Theatre Wales, along with BBC Writersroom Wales, with the intention of supporting new writing talent.

Alys ….. Sian Reece-Williams
Christian ….. Oliver Ryan
Ianto ….. Sion Pritchard
Mum ….. Rhian Morgan

Tyler ….. Alfie Ford
Taya ….. Nerys Stocks
Kyden ….. Iolo Reynolds

Sound design was by Catherine Robinson

Safe From Harm was a BBC Writersroom Wales production
Directed by Helen Perry

Powerful drama by Rhiannon Boyle charting the devastating ripple effects of paedophilia.

Drama from BBC Radio 4