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Eyewear Publishing and B7 Media cordially invite you to a post-Broadcast and Paperback launch


Eyewear Publishing and B7 Media cordially invite you to a post-Broadcast and Paperback launch party for

THE BOY FROM ALEPPO WHO PAINTED THE WAR

 

Written by Sumia Sukkar

Dramatised for Radio by Richard Kurti & Bev Doyle

 

A B7 Production for BBC Radio 4

 

Saturday, 6-8pm, 8 November 2014

OXFAM SHOP, 91 MARLEYBONE HIGH STREET, LONDON, W1U 4RB

 

The event will include a reading by the Author, Sumia Sukkar, Book Signing and Q&A

 

Guest panellists:

 

Laura Guthrie, LAURA GUTHRIE, PHD RESEACRHER INTO AUTISM AND LITERATURE

Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti, RADIO Dramatists

Imran Ahmad, COMPOSER

Andrew Mark Sewell, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Patrick Chapman, Producer

Fiona McAlpine, Director

 

As well as the following Cast members, who will be in attendance.

 

Adam > Farshid Rokey

Yasmine > Jalleh Alizadeh

Tariq > Amir El-Masry

Wasim > Adam El Hagar

Nabil > Ashraf Ejjbair      

Miss Basma > Abla George

 
Come hear how a novel by a young British woman, about an autistic teenager and his family in war-torn Syria, became a BBC Radio 4 dramatisation.  We will discuss radio plays, adaptation, direction, and, of course, the great novel that started the whole thing.
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