Winter 1914: Stalemate on the Western Front. In the blasted trenches of France, an Indian soldier betrays his own race out of loyalty to his British colonial masters.
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Written by Avin Shah
Produced by Avin Shah for Tara Arts, Heritage Lottery Fund & the National Theatre.
Directed by Jane Morgan (30 years @ Radio 4)
“…I was fascinated by the insights that it gave into the lives of the Indian soldiers […] and the fundamental concept of loyalty….” David Hunter – BBC RADIO DRAMA, Producer (Tommies)
“…This was fantastic, congratulations to everyone involved. Wonderful stuff…” Marina Calderone – BBC RADIO, Director (The Archers)
“…a really compelling drama with a great range in style from comedy to the shocking final tragedy.” Ian Briggs, Screen-Writer (Doctor Who)
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Cast: Richard Sumitro, Huw Parmenter, Ronak Patani, Neet Mohan, Deven Modha and Avin Shah
Sound Design & Editor – David Chilton; Recordist – Lucinda Mason Brown; Spot Effects – Alison Carter; Production Support – Philippa Geering and Matt Willis (Unique)
More extracts: www.trenchindians.com
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