Subterranean (ADJECTIVE): Existing or occurring under the earth’s surface.

Sepoy (NOUN): An Indian soldier serving under British orders.

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“In the blasted trenches of France, an Indian soldier betrays his own family and race out of loyalty to his British colonial masters…”

Written by Avin Shah
Directed by Jane Morgan (30 years at Radio 4)

Produced by Avin Shah & Tara Arts
Recorded & Edited at Essential Music & Unique the Production Company
Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund & National Theatre

“…I was fascinated by the insights that it gave into the lives of the Indian soldiers […] and the fundamental concept of loyalty….” David Hunter – BBC RADIO DRAMA, Producer (Tommies)

“…This was fantastic, congratulations to everyone involved. Wonderful stuff…” Marina Calderone – BBC RADIO, Director (The Archers)

“…a really compelling drama with a great range in style from comedy to the shocking final tragedy.” Ian Briggs, Screen-Writer (Doctor Who)