The Girl of Ink and Stars - Audio Drama
A tale of maps, myth and monsters.
Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her father once mapped. When a girl from the village disappears into the island's Forgotten Territories, Isabella and her lifelong friend Pablo go in search of her. Following her map and an ancient myth, Isabella discovers that deep beneath the dry rivers and smoky mountains, a fiery legend is stirring from its sleep…
A gripping audio drama performed over three episodes, The Girl of Ink and Stars is a story of myth, magic and the power of friendship.
... a thrilling and atmospheric audio experience based on an imaginative tale... a welcome escape to another world.
Sally Jack (British Theatre Guide)
As well as hearing the story you can watch some behind the scenes films – meet the characters in the story Isabella and Pablo, writer Satinder Chohan and the whole Creative Team who created the audio drama! You can also download some creative activity sheets.
Use this story and the supporting lesson ideas to create exciting and creative English or Drama lessons.
Format: 3 x 20min podcasts (listened to online), digital lesson ideas and worksheets for print / download and pre-recorded Q&A films with the two lead characters (Isabella and Pablo) and writer (Satinder Chohan)
Key Themes / Values
Friendship, resilience, courage, problem-solving
Curricular links: English (speaking and listening, comprehension, storytelling) and Drama