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Beauty in Butetown

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At 9.30pm tonight (February 3rd), you can hear ‘We See No Colour’, the third in our series of five new contemporary audio dramas collectively titled THE WAVES.

‘We See No Colour’, written by Cardiff resident Danielle Fahiya, follows two non-identical twin sisters of dual/multiple heritage, and different skin tones, as they enter a beauty pageant in Butetown, Cardiff.

Leading theatre company Tamasha, celebrated for telling stories from the global majority, has joined forces with acclaimed audio drama production company Holy Mountain to present THE WAVES. A series of five explosive 25-minute audio dramas, THE WAVES explores our age of so-called ‘culture war’ through the lens of the legacy of the British empire.

Reflective of contemporary life, some of the productions feature adult themes and language, tailored to an adult audience.

THE WAVES is made possible by the support of The Audio Content Fund; financed by the UK Government to fund independent producers making high quality, public service content for UK commercial and community radio, The Audio Content Fund has so far supported 128 projects distributing over £2.6m in the sector.

Written by: David Mann

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