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All the Blood in My Veins is a radio play by Katie Hims. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 18 November 2010, as an installment of the Afternoon Play[1].


Commissioned with BBC Children in need, and written with the help of Carers Lewisham, a 'Children in Need'-supported project,the play tells the story of Viola, a fourteen year old girl, with responsibilities beyond her age. It was then recorded with a mix of professional cast and the carers themselves.


  • Mum ..... Elaine Lordan
  • Viola ..... Shannon Tarbet
  • Paolo ..... Tyger Drew-Honey
  • Elly ..... Katie Angelou
  • Jack ..... Alfie Browne-Sykes
  • Teacher ..... Jude Akuwidike
  • Phil ..... Lloyd Thomas
  • Lauren ..... Deeivya Meir
  • Kelly ..... Shirena Watt

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

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