Poppy Seeds

By Rachel Mcgill.

An aid worker in Afghanistan decides that the fight to contain the opium trade is not working and that a fresh approach is needed.

She starts buying opium direct from the farmers, ensuring not only that they obtain a fair price for their crop but also that the product is not bought by drug cartels.

Katherine....Haydn Gwynne

Syed....Sharif Dorani

Jamila....Nathalie Armin

Emma....Lynsey Pow

Naseer....Jeff Mirza

Poet....Hemi Yeroham

Afghan woman....Zolfa Zahedi

Directed by Graham Frost

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By Rachel Mcgill.

An aid worker in Afghanistan decides that the fight to contain the opium trade is not working and that a fresh approach is needed.

She starts buying opium direct from the farmers, ensuring not only that they obtain a fair price for their crop but also that the product is not bought by drug cartels.

Katherine....Haydn Gwynne

Syed....Sharif Dorani

Jamila....Nathalie Armin

Emma....Lynsey Pow

Naseer....Jeff Mirza

Poet....Hemi Yeroham

Afghan woman....Zolfa Zahedi

Directed by Graham Frost