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BBC World Drama: The Day Dad Stole a Bus

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Nayara’s Dad wants her to see her Grandmother’s house in Bento Rodrigues, Brazil, years after a dam disaster destroyed the village. But why has he stolen a bus to take her there? And why do things keep disappearing? The winning play in the English as a 2nd language category of the BBC World Service/British Council International Radio Playwriting Competition 2016. Author: Pericles Silveira (Brazil) Cast Dad ….. Stephen Tompkinson Nayara ….. Wunmi Mosaku Josef Sudek ….. Matthew Marsh Mr Augusto ….. Peter Hamilton Dyer Ze Ribeiro ….. Don Gilet Mum ….. Alison Belbin Young Julio ….. Kai O’Loughlin Original music composed and performed by Raiomond Mirza Produced & directed by Marion Nancarrow Co-produced with The Open University


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