Is Anything Broken?



by Daniel Davies

A real-time comedy drama about modern life, set during one of the most stressful journeys known to humanity - the trip from Arrivals Hall to Departure Gate.

Directed by Marc Beeby

Patrick, an architect en route to a major pitch, is negotiating the airport obstacle course when he learns that his son has had an accident at school.

Already running late, Patrick and his assistant Oriane must now juggle multiple simultaneous phone calls and security scans, Blackberry emails and duty-free queues, as they cope with Patrick's over-complicated work and home life. The emotional rollercoaster of arranging childcare, managing a marital breakdown, call centre delays and emergency conferences are added to the gruelling airport triathlon - a circle of hell newly opened for the super-connected of the 21st century.

This is Daniel Davies' first play for radio.

Patrick....Adam Kotz

Oriane....Emerald O'Hanrahan

Oscar....Kasper Hilton-Hille

Maya....Tracy Wiles

Emily....Susie Riddell

Kimberley....Christine Absalom

Norbert....Don Gilet

Peter....Gerard McDermott

Tibor....Peter Hamilton-Dyer

Steward....Harry Livingstone

Tannoy....Beverly Tagg

Modern life seen as a dash through an airport. A real-time comedy drama by Daniel Davies.