This poem is taken from Stand 222, 17(2) May - June 2019.

David Tse Take Me Away
Bi’an extract
SC 1  EXT.  TOWN STREET – DAY

A SMALL ENGLISH TOWN NEAR THE WELSH BORDER. WE SEE TYPICAL BRITISH SHOPS: BOOTS, WOOLWORTHS, W.H. SMITHS. AT THE END OF ONE STREET IS ‘THE GOLDEN DRAGON’ TAKEAWAY.

SC. 2  INT.. BATHROOM – DAY

The family flat above. A small portable radio. It’s 1981.

    SUE MACGREGOR (?) VO
On Woman’s Hour this morning, we
ask what impact Britain’s first
female Prime Minister has had on
the lives of ordinary women.

CHRISTINE CHANG (18) is brushing her teeth. She spits & we see the white foam washing away.

    SUE MACGREGOR (?) VO
And on the eve of the Eurovision
Song Contest, we speak from Dublin
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