Time Being 2

Five short stories by brand new writers, all rising to the challenge laid down by generations of story writers to capture a moment in time.

The White Road

While her customers seek coffee and shelter from the Antarctic cold, Mags makes ready for a change of view.

Writer: Tania Hershman
Reader: Lisa Ross


With fourty only a birthday away, Janice finds herself in a love triangle with a man and a grand piano.

Writer: Griselda Gordon
Reader: Siobhan Redmond


Stranded in a snowbound airport terminal, Clarissa kills time – and finds life is not all that it seems.

Writer: Heidi Amsinck
Reader: Lesley Manville

Gunpoint Optimism

Inspired by a tragedy she sees from her window – Gilbey plays games of friendship and love.

Writer: Lauren Frankel
Reader: Andrea Harris

Gerald Says

As she spends more time on site, Elizabeth struggles to keep building and marriage intact.

Writer: Sally Hinchcliffe
Reader: Siobhan Redmond

First Broadcast:

Monday - Friday, 10th-14th January 2005 at 15:30 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Sound Engineer: Perry Andrews
Producer: Lisa Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose

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