Noughts And Crosses



by Malorie Blackman, dramatised for radio by Janice Okoh

Callum and Sephy have known each other since they were babies, when his Mum worked for hers. But Callum is a Nought - a second class citizen - and Sephy a Cross, one of the elite. Her father is also one of the country's leading policiticians. No matter how much they may want to be together, the world is telling them they can't. And soon bigger things will prevail. Like the bombing....- Sephy....Zawe Ashton

Callum....Rikki Lawton

Meggie/Jasmine....Adjoa Andoh

Ryan/Andrew Dorn....Carl Prekopp

Jude....Alex Lanipekun

Lynette/Sarah....Tracy Wiles

Kamal....Jude Akuwudike

Kelani Adams....Nikki Amuka Bird

Mr Pingule....Israel Oyelumade

Mr Stoll....Richard Pepple

Soanes....Gerard McDermott

Shania....Victoria Inez Hardy

Director/Producer Marion Nancarrow

Malorie Blackman, OBE, is the BAFTA winning author of more than 50 books. "Noughts and Crosses" won the Children's Book of the Year Award in 2002, as well as the Fantastic Fiction Award and was in the BBC's Big Read Top 100.

The dramatist of Noughts and Crosses, Janice Okoh, won the prestigious Bruntwood prize 2011 for Playwriting, in conjunction with the Royal Exchange Theatre, for her original play Three Birds.

Malorie Blackman's cult novel of young love in a dystopian world dramatised by Janice Okoh