Logline: A BBC journalist works with the Dalai Lama to outwit the Chinese government in the selection of Tibet’s Panchen Lama, all told via a Hitchcock-style suspense drama that echoes films such as ‘Hotel Rwanda’ and ‘The Killing Fields’. Based on Isabel Hilton’s non-fiction book ‘The Search for the Panchen Lama’.
Narrator: Shawn Devlin
Gyaltsen Norbu/Panchen Lama/James: Steve Rizzo -
Monks and Lamas/Lobsang/Chadrel: Geoff Mays
Monks and Lamas/Chinese Soldier 1/Monk Physician/Sengchen: Andy Camp
Alison/Li: Hannah Ehman
Nagchen/Sean/Roger: Sean Ballantyne
Sophie/Frances: Julie Sheppard