The Truth About Hawaii

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02Infection20180123

By Oliver Emanuel. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down.

Potent and playful drama set in a near-future in which doctors can no longer prescribe antibiotics. By award-winning dramatist, Oliver Emanuel.

Sarah is 10 years old. She's not allowed to play outside. But when her brother takes her into some nearby woods, an everyday scratch turns her whole family's world upside down.

The Truth About Hawaii was developed through Wellcome Experimental Stories in consultation with Prof. Joanna Coast (Professor in the Economics of Health & Care, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol) and Dr Adam Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Resistance at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).

Consultants: Prof Joanna Coast and Dr Adam Roberts

Director: Kirsty Williams.

03Crisis20180124

By Oliver Emanuel. Potent and playful drama about a world without antibiotics.

Potent and playful drama set in a near-future in which doctors can no longer prescribe antibiotics. By award-winning dramatist, Oliver Emanuel.

Sarah is 10 years old. She's not allowed to play outside. But when her brother takes her into some nearby woods, an everyday scratch gets infected and turns her whole family's world upside down.

Now Sarah's in an isolated room in hospital. Her family and medical team are hoping this will stop the infection.

Whilst Sarah's imagination drifts to Hawaii, her parents are left to make an unbearable choice for their daughter.

The Truth About Hawaii was developed through Wellcome Experimental Stories in consultation with Prof. Joanna Coast (Professor in the Economics of Health & Care, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol) and Dr Adam Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Resistance at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).

Consultants: Prof Joanna Coast and Dr Adam Roberts

Director: Kirsty Williams.

04The Choice20180125

By Oliver Emanuel. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down.

Potent and playful drama set in a near-future in which doctors can no longer prescribe antibiotics. By award-winning dramatist, Oliver Emanuel.

Sarah is 10 years old. She's scratched her knee and developed an infection.

Now Sarah's in an isolated room in hospital. Her family and medical team are hoping this will stop the infection, but they're running out of time.

Whilst Sarah's imagination drifts to Hawaii, her mother tries to hunt down the antibiotic of last resort.

The Truth About Hawaii was developed through Wellcome Experimental Stories in consultation with Prof. Joanna Coast (Professor in the Economics of Health & Care, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol) and Dr Adam Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Resistance at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).

Consultants: Prof Joanna Coast and Dr Adam Roberts

Director: Kirsty Williams.

05Disaster20180126

By Oliver Emanuel. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down.

Potent and playful drama set in a near-future in which doctors can no longer prescribe antibiotics. By award-winning dramatist, Oliver Emanuel.

Sarah is 10 years old. She's scratched her knee and developed an infection.

Whilst her family prepare for an unexpected future, Sarah's imagination takes her to Hawaii where she's about to meet the king of rock and roll.

The Truth About Hawaii was developed through Wellcome Experimental Stories in consultation with Prof. Joanna Coast (Professor in the Economics of Health & Care, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol) and Dr Adam Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Resistance at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).

Consultants: Prof Joanna Coast and Dr Adam Roberts

Director: Kirsty Williams.

08The End Of Everything20180131

By Oliver Emanuel. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down.

Potent and playful drama set in a near-future in which doctors can no longer prescribe antibiotics. By award-winning dramatist, Oliver Emanuel.

Sarah is 10 years old. She scratched her knee, developed an infection and when that infection threatened her life, her parents agreed to have her leg amputated. It's been a waiting game ever since. Have the doctors managed to cut all of the infection out? They're about to find out...

The Truth About Hawaii was developed through Wellcome Experimental Stories in consultation with Prof. Joanna Coast (Professor in the Economics of Health and Care, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol) and Dr Adam Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Resistance at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).

Consultants: Prof Joanna Coast and Dr Adam Roberts

Director: Kirsty Williams.

09The Accident20180201

By Oliver Emanuel. An everyday scratch turns a family's world upside down.

Potent and playful drama set in a near-future in which doctors can no longer prescribe antibiotics. By award-winning dramatist, Oliver Emanuel.

Sarah is 10 years old. She scratched her knee and developed an infection. When the infection threatened her life, her parents agreed to have her leg amputated. The amputation hasn't stopped the infection and Sarah only has days to live...

It's past midnight, her parents stand on the roof of the hospital. One of them thinks there's a way to save their daughter's life, the other thinks it's time to say goodbye...

The Truth About Hawaii was developed through Wellcome Experimental Stories in consultation with Prof. Joanna Coast (Professor in the Economics of Health & Care, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol) and Dr Adam Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and Resistance at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).

Consultants: Prof Joanna Coast and Dr Adam Roberts

Director: Kirsty Williams.