Written by Ava Wong Davies
Directed by Jessica Rose McVay
Starring Alice Vilanculo, Witney White, Martina Laird and Sky Yang
Sound Design by Tony Gayle
Illustrations by Laura Frances Heitzman
Website by NIMA

A 45North Production

It's just another summer holiday morning for sisters Eliza and Riley. Get up, get dressed, fight a dragon, have breakfast, hide from a witch, go to the shop, save the lost maiden — but whatever you do, don't ask where Mum's gone. 

Before you begin your journey

  • This is a ‘choose your own adventure’ style production
  • It is suitable for anyone 9+
  • Trigger Warning: This production does contains conversations about and images based on depression and anxiety
  • At the end of each audio clip and page you will be given two chooses to continue your path.
  • When you reach an ending, we encourage you to go back to the start and follow a different journey! You can click on the 'End' image to start again.

How to support 45North

In line with our commitment to make our work accessible for all, Written on the Waves is available for free. In order to continue to do this, 45North needs your help!

If you enjoyed what you heard and you would like to support us in the continuation of this work, please consider donating below. Any amount goes a long way, and will allow us to continue to work with fantastic artists and creatives in bringing you exciting new stories.

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