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Wednesday, June 10, 2020


(Hamish Kyd)

 The Lotus FM Radio Drama, The Palace, by Hamish Kyd starts on June 15, 2020.

 Featuring 40 episodes of 15 minutes each, the drama was produced by Raeesa Mahomed and directed by Caroline Smart.

 It takes a look at the devastating effects that drugs can have on a family. Sam and Samantha are 15 year-old twins whose father is dealing in drugs. He has made his wife a heroin addict and keeps his children captive.

 The twins escape to Durban and are taken in by a group of street children and hoboes who turn out to be their saviours. The drama is filled with action, pathos and comedy.

 The Palace begins on Lotus FM on Monday June 15 and can be heard at 09h45 and repeated at 20h45. It is based on the Musical Play The Candyman, performed by The Bojangles Entertainers in 1999 and 2000.

 The Novel is complete and is currently being edited.