Friday, December 2

Tag: Seeds

Seeds – No Stone Theatre
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Seeds – No Stone Theatre

No Stone Theatre were developing a play looking at the legacy of Nikolai Vavilov when everything was stalled by the Covid-19 pandemic. So instead the focus was shifted to create an audio drama podcast drama series, the first of which has been released this week. The subsequent seven episodes will be released weekly on a Wednesday. Nicolai Vavilov (1887-1943) was a Russian botanist, agronomist and geneticist He was very concerned over the inability of much of the world to escape famine and worked to improve wheat and other cereal crops in the hope of sustaining the world population. He started the world's first seedbank in Leningrad as part of his ambition to create an easily maintained food source. Unfortunately, he fell foul of Stalin and was arrested and imprisoned in Saratov, dying ...