Ruth Gemmell reads five stories from Alison Moore’s collection The Pre-War House and Other Stories
A father and daughter take a poignant woodland walk.
A lonely man takes his father’s old diving equipment out to sea.
Why has Kath been avoiding people, shut away in her remotely-situated house? Her friends Marilyn and Hannah investigate.
William’s impressive collection of birds’ eggs lacks only one thing: an egg from a mute swan.
Over the last 40 years, Wilfred has never wanted anyone but Dorothy. But he’s never been a great romantic.
Writer: Alison Moore
Reader: Ruth Gemmell
Broadcast Assistant: Liam Higgins
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Producer/Director: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Sol-Fa Canon For Aldo Clementi by Christopher Fox & performed by Trio Scordatura, Leaving On A Jet Plane by John Denver & performed by Peter, Paul and Mary & Just One Smile by Randy Newman & performed by Gene Pitney