Gold at the centre of new drama

2009-09-07 00:00

GOLD’S enduring lure is at the centre of Dryfsand, a new drama by renowned South African writer P.G. du Plessis.

When an aeroplane disappears without trace while ferrying a cargo of gold bullion from a small mining town, Carstens, the protagonist of Dryfsand, loses his job at the mine because of the incident, which is deemed a heist.

Eight years pass and the mystery of the plane and its glittering cargo remain unsolved.

Determined to get to the bottom of the puzzle and clear his name, Carstens begins to investigate anew.

The programme airs on SABC3 at 9 pm from September 10.

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