Suburban mum, Vera, has won a trip to China in a bake-off competition on the eve of Margaret Thatcher's signing Hong Kong back to the Chinese Mainland. On the tour bus with her son, she meets an obnoxious Aussie blabbermouth, a pukka English Thatcherite, and two Americans who collect jade for Jesus. Although it's her first trip overseas, Vera strikes up a rapport with Peng, their official guide, and learns of his past as a singer with the Beijing Opera and his suffering during the Cultural Revolution.

  • drama
  • 60
  • 7 total
  • 2 female identifying, 5 male identifying
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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