'In 2002, a young man rehearses for his first armed robbery on a bookstore in Newcastle. On the other side of the world, Chechen rebels hold siege of the Moscow Theatre, demanding liberation. One is a local, small time theft and the other an international political crisis, but both are born of a similar futility and powerlessness to be heard. Moving back and forth between Moscow and Newcastle, these real events are the basis for this exploration on what drives such acts of terror and the impact they hold on the victims.'
'This AWGIE-award winning play observes with sensitivity and humour the perspective from both ends of the gun. (From the publisher's website.)
Developed with the assistance of Sydney Theatre Company as part of the Blueprints initiative.
Produced and broadcast for ABC Radio April 2004.
Broadcast on ABC Radio National's Airplay in two parts on 8 and 15 January 2006, and repeated in September 2009.
Poduced by Deckchair Theatre Western Australia at Victoria Hall Fremantle, from 14 March to 4 April 2009.