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Chimpreports’ Columnist Commended By BBC For “Possession” Play

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Another Ugandan, Carlos Lwanga, who happens to be Chimpreports’ columnist was also hailed for his play Possession. It’s on the list of commended plays by the judges worldwide.

The BBC International Radio Playwright Competition is a competition for anyone resident outside Britain, to write a 53-minute radio drama for up to six characters.

There are two categories: one for writers with English as their first language and one for writers with English as their second language.

The two winners will come to London and see their play made into a full radio production, which will then be broadcast on the BBC World Service. They will also each receive a £2,000 prize and there are certificates for runners-up.

Angella Emurkon is in the running for the £2,000 prize. The overall winner will be announced by the BBC later this year.

SHORTLIST OF PLAYS FOR THE MAIN PRIZE

English as a second language

Before We Leave by José Eduardo Alcázar, Paraguay

And The Sun Went On Shining Cynically by Seda Stepanyan, Armenia

Control by Marjan Alcevski, Croatia

Regarding Angela by Joshua Lim So, The Philippines

Sunflowers Behind A Dirty Fence by Angella Emurwon, Uganda

The Fiancé by Andrianabelina Rakotobe, Madagascar

Two Men On A Tree by Manjima Chaterjee, India

English as a first language

The Fisherman by Janet Veronica Morrison, Jamaica

Lucky Bird by Neva Grant, Australia

I Am Here To Ask You A Series Of Questions by Laura Jacqmin, USA

Berlin To Balaton by Kristina Jilly and Sue Healy, Hungary

Tunnel Vision by Ray Dolphin, East Jerusalem

A Holy Man by David Price, Hong Kong

COMMENDED PLAYS BY THE JUDGES

The Discussion Group by Ogochukwu Nwokedi from Nigeria

Just A Friendly Game Of Baseball by Steven Snell from Australia

Mesh of Identities by Yenji Njiwake from Cameroon

Going for Gold by Hwei-Ming Boey from Finland

Our Landlord Is A Sinner by Samm Richardson from Ghana

The Housekeeper’s Daughter by Joel Fishbane from Canada

Possession by Carlos Lwanga from Uganda

God: One Night Onlyby Robert Zeigler from USA

Yours Sincerely, Robert Roth by Talya Zax from USA

Tricks of the Trade by David Eliet from USA

Without Home by Lindl Du Preez from South Africa

The Source by Ahmed Khalifa from Egypt

Sacrificeby Charles Fourie from South Africa

The Con by Pablo Toledofrom Argentina

We Are All Foreigners Hereby Helen Valenta from USA

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