Colin Beardon‘s winning play from the 2014 PANZ Competition is about to be broadcast.
red_devil_1917 can be heard on RadioNZ National next Sunday after the news at 3:00. It lasts about 20 minutes.
Synopsis: Kate is fond of her grandad, Brian, who is an old-style socialist stuck in the past. She wants to get him to use new technologies to look up some old friends. He won’t use them so she recruits her friend, Marco, to help. They decide that Marco will pretend to be a radical in order to gain Brian’s confidence, but when the two men finally meet Brian sees an opportunity to plan one last act of militancy.