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Aftershock is a drama-documentary by Tina Pepler. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 14 August 2009, as an installment of the Afternoon Play[1].


Ten years after the 1999 earthquake in Turkey, Tina Pepler's powerful drama-documentary tells the story of a young engineering student who returns to Istanbul to find the friends she left behind. They are still trying to deal with the aftermath of the last quake, in a city trying to ready itself for the next.


  • Eleanor - Eleanor Zimmermann
  • Cansu - Serra Somay
  • Baris - Hakan Silahsizoglu
  • Merve - Sirin Onder

with contributions from:

  • Kubilay Hicyilmaz
  • Polat Gulkan
  • Mustafa Erdik
  • Gokay Bostan
  • Tamer Aker
  • Husamettin Alper
  • Ozgur Demir
  • Zeynep Turkmen

Directed by Sara Davies

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