‘Saadoun’: Second Gulf Series Aired By Egyptian TV
The Executive director of the Radio and TV Corporation in Bahrain, Ibrahim al Thawadi, donated the multi-prize winning series Saadoun to the Nile Drama Channel, according to the head of Nile Specialty Channels Department Nagwa Abu al Naga.
“The Bahraini series Saadoun won many prizes including the silver prize at Cairo Radio and TV Festival and the golden prize at the Gulf Radio and TV Festival, Shwikar Khalifa, the head of the Drama Channel, told the daily al Gomhuria.
Saadoun belongs to the social drama genre and depicts three adolescents who face difficult social conditions, which transform them into homeless people. The life course of each of them is defined during a period of time between 1956-1967 in addition to the events, which the Arab world witnessed over the past era.
The series is scripted by Rashed al Jawder and directed by Ahmed al Muklah and costarring Jamaan al Ruwiei, Ibrahim Bahr, Ali al Ghurair, Ahmed Mjalli, Merriam Zaiman, Zainab al Askari and Yousef Bu Hloul.
Saadoun is the second series on the list of the Drama Channel for gulf series to be aired after the Kuwaiti series Jurh al Zaman (Time’s Wound) which managed to break the rule of the Egyptian satellite channel under which Egyptian series used to be aired only -- Albawaba.com