Truth About Hawaii, The [15 Minute Drama]

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01The Scratch2018012220190722 (BBC7)

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

"There is a piece of paper stuck on our fridge.
It's always been there.

This is what is says:
No knives
No playing outside
Always wash your hands."

It's Monday. Two of these rules are about to be broken. By Friday, this family's world will have turned 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.

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

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

02Infection2018012320190723 (BBC7)

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.

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

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

03Crisis2018012420190724 (BBC7)

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.

Sarah's parents are left to make an unbearable choice for their daughter.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

04The Choice2018012520190725 (BBC7)

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.

Sarah's mother tries to hunt down the antibiotic of last resort.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

05Disaster2018012620190726 (BBC7)

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.

Sarah's imagination takes her off to Hawaii to meet the king of rock and roll.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

06Storm Warning2018012920190729 (BBC7)

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.

Angry and blaming the government's policy, her brother's tweeted an image of Sarah in hospital. Now the outside world is waking up to the reality of a society without antibiotics.

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.

Blaming the government's policy, Sarah's brother tweets a photo of her from hospital.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

07Lies2018013020190730 (BBC7)

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.

With the British public up in arms about Sarah's situation, the political fallout becomes a global issue.

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.

The political fallout arising from Sarah's situation becomes a global issue.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

08The End of Everything2018013120190731 (BBC7)

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 & 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.

Have the doctors managed to cut all of Sarah's infection out?

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

09The Accident2018020120190801 (BBC7)

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.

One of Sarah's parents thinks there's a way to save their daughter's life.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

10Resistance2018020220190802 (BBC7)

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. But the amputation didn't stop the infection.

Her family have been told she has days to live, but a scientist has offered them a glimmer of hope.

We join Sarah's imaginative world as she heads to the front line in the war between humanity and bacteria.

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.

Sarah's family are told she has days to live, but a scientist offers them new hope.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations