Eight-year-old Alice McDonald has gone missing. Who is she? Where is she? And why has she been taken? Alice's disappearance raises more questions than answers. For the general public, the case becomes a cause celebre as it drags in its wake ancient fears and new dangers. For two women who, in different ways, both know Alice, her vanishing raises more personal questions. The Loss is a haunting meditation on the meaning of children, intimacy and loss for contemporary middle Australia. (Variable cast numbers)

  • radio drama - poetic realism
  • 27
  • 4 total
  • 3 female identifying, 1 male identifying
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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