Knocking

Author(s):

Knocking follows the life of a Slovak woman, Magda Bednarova, from her move to the capital, Bratislava, in 1938, to work at the travel bureau, to her rescue of her Jewish boyfriend during the Holocaust, to her marriage to Jan Fliml who rescued 200 Jewish people, to her own rescue by the remnants of the Jewish community when Jan is imprisoned for two years by the Communist government. It is a story of personal courage and the will to survive.
Format: Radio drama
Cast Size: 6
Running time: 1 hour
Character breakdown

Investigator
Magda
Jan
Tour guide
Josef
Daniela

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production: BBC World Service 10/2001
Original Source Material: Magda Bednarova, Daniela Rozgonova, Juraj Spitzer
Nationality of Author:
Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

David Eliet

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