Underwater, off the coast of Broome, an English deep sea diver suffers acutely from the bends. As he ascends slowly to the surface, in his fraying mind he wrestles with a Chinese Sea Dragon and reconsiders the myths that fuelled a failed push to rid the pearling grounds of "Asiatic" divers. It is 1913 and the White Australia Policy is tightening its grip.

A time-crossing radio play that weaves myth and poetic realism together.

  • radio play
  • 30
  • 11 total
  • 1 female identifying, 10 male identifying
  • history
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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