An old man is trying to get to sleep but the boy next door won't stop playing his drum. So the man asks for help from three different people. Will they be able to help him or will he have to move out so he can get a good sleep?

First broadcast:
24 March 2009

After watching the first scene, pupils could guess the country where this story is set. Then they could search for more information to introduce the country to the class. This would consolidate or expand on their knowledge of French-speaking countries. Pupils could revise the phrases to discuss their health and take part in a short dialogue describing the impact the constant drumming is having on their health. Students find out more about the important occasions when African drums are used.