The Time Being 5

Three stories by new writers.

Photo Finish

Terri is running for Olympic gold.

Writer: Louise Lee
Reader: Philippa Stanton

The Family Snaps

Morna had her son Colin photographed, but she doesn’t have enough money for the prints. But it’s Colin’s ‘last day’ and she can’t wait until another time.

Writer: Jarred McGinnis
Reader: Tracy Wiles


He was a good chef with a Michelin-star restaurant, until narcolepsy got in the way. Between sleeps, he tries to teach his daughter his favourite family dish.

Writer: Rupert Smith
Reader: James Fleet

First Broadcast:

Sunday 25th September/2nd/9th October 2011 at 09:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Holocene by Justin Deyarmond Edison Vernon & performed by Bon Iver

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