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Marvellous! by Marcy Kahan
Produced by Marion Nancarrow
BBC World Service 07.11.2007
Part of the Picture a Play project of 4 short plays


Picture a Play is a unique drama, based on photographs sent in by BBC World Service listeners. Listeners around the world were invited to submit photographs from their mobile phones, with the chance for the best photos to be the inspiration for a short radio play.
The photos had to include the colour blue, a pair of eyes and something from the place where the listeners live.
A shortlist of 20 photos was sent to international photographer Greg Williams, who chose his favourite four

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Photo by Robyn Conner, USA Greg Williams wrote about this photo "All I am thinking is that there are 50 white sharks just below the surface and he is just chilling out."

Writers Marcy Kahan, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Nick Warburton and Efo Kodjo Mawugbe each chose a photo as the starting point for their short dramas.