Table Manners

Five tales of home and migration from the collection by Susmita Bhattacharya.

Good Golly Miss Molly

Mouli’s parrot has never impersonated her late husband, until now.

Reader: Chetna Pandya

Dusk Over Atlantic Wharf

Lata – from Mumbai and newly-wed – must adjust to her new life in Cardiff.

Reader: Aysha Kala

Letters Home

In Cardiff, Hassan practises his English by writing letters to his wife in Bangladesh.

Reader: Hareet Deol

In The Lap Of The Gods

At a Christian camp in India, two women explore more than religion.

Reader: Amber Rose Revah

Mango Season

A woman makes a discovery about her extraordinary great-grandmother’s past.

Reader: Aysha Kala

First Broadcast:

Monday - Friday, 27th-31st January 2020 at 6pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Production Credits:

Writer: Susmita Bhattacharya
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Raga Malkauns by Vijay Ragav Rao, Good Golly Miss Molly by Little Richard, Flight by Anoushka Shankar, Oh My God by Kaiser Chiefs, The Sun Won’t Set by Anoushka Shankar & Norah Jones and Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 “Moonlight’: I. Adagio Sostenuto by Evgeny Kissin

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