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By Patricia Cornelius,Morris Gleitzman

A tale of event, ball keep an eye on and desire. Jamal and Bibi have a dream. to guide Australia to football glory within the subsequent global Cup. yet first they have to face landmines, pirates, storms and assassins. Can Jamal and his relations continue to exist their great trip and get to Australia? tailored for the level by way of Patricia Cornelius from Morris Gleitzman's best-selling novel, Boy Overboard depicts a deeply human facet of the 'asylum seekers' factor through following the adventure of Jamal and Bibi from Afghanistan to Australia. in keeping with genuine existence occasions, it is a relocating play approximately youth overcoming the confusion of battle, politics and the quest for a secure haven.

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Scene 13 A line-up of REFUGEES faces the audience. They are deeply afraid for their loved ones. Refugees Have you seen my mother? She crossed the border a month before me. I can’t find her. Have you heard anything about my brother? I was to meet him here. I’ve had no news from my husband. I don’t know if my father was stopped at the border. My parents, my wife, my children, I can’t find them. I’ve been waiting for my son for over six months now. I don’t know where my family are? Nor I. Nor I. I have no idea.

Look, soup. They join the queue. The person in front of them is draped in a blanket from head to toe and is next in line for soup. BIBI accidentally stands on the blanket and it is pulled off to reveal a teenage girl, RASHIDA, wearing shorts and t-shirt with a sparkly pattern on the front. Her arms and legs are bare. Her hair is uncovered and sticks out in all directions. She wears make-up which includes green lipstick. She wears lace-up construction boots. JAMAL, BIBI and the SAILOR gawk at her.

Jamal Nor have I. The SMUGGLER on the box continues. Smuggler It’s a long way to Australia, it’s easy for us to turn back. You choose. The SAILOR in yellow has come to the children. He shoves the bucket in JAMAL’s face. Sailor Pay up. Jamal We haven’t got anything. Sailor Pay up. JAMAL slowly lifts up the soccer ball as an offering. The SAILOR sneers. Pay up. RASHIDA suddenly stands and hands a watch to the SAILOR. Rashida Four people. He studies the watch and tosses it into the bucket. They wait to see if he is satisfied.

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