Atching Tan

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By Dan Allum. Ambition and culture clash in the Traveller community.

by Dan Allum

Lovvie Arkley is torn. Does she marry childhood sweetheart Nelius and live a traditional, yet isolated Traveller life? Or does she renounce her culture to pursue a career in the outside 'Gorgia' world? Drama teacher John threatens to tip the balance. Recorded on location on a Traveller site, with all Traveller parts cast from the Traveller community.

Lovvie....Candis Nergaard

Nelius....Damian Le Bas

John....Brodie Ross

Norah....Maryanne Loveridge

Aggie....Sharon Loveridge

Jim....Dean Loveridge

Music by Howard Jacques

Written by Dan Allum

Producer: Charlotte Riches

Director: Fiona Kelcher.

Atching Tan by Dan Allum

Lovvie Arkley is torn.

Does she marry childhood sweetheart Nelius and live a traditional, yet isolated Traveller life? Or does she renounce her culture to pursue a career in the outside 'Gorgia' world? Drama teacher John threatens to tip the balance.

Recorded on location on a Traveller site, with all Traveller parts cast from the Traveller community.

Ambition and culture clash in the Traveller community.